Tag Archives: IGH

Love, Hate, IGH

While I love the idea of Internally Geared Hubs, I’ve had my share of difficulties with them over the years.

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I guess anything under the recumbent banner could be considered unconventional but I think I’ll be pushing into particularly rare territory for this build. My goal is a machine that will be equally comfortable on tour or commuting to work; fun to ride, easy to maintain, impervious to weather. Fast, relatively lightweight, simple, at least externally. Here are some of the characteristics I think will get me the closest. Continue reading