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Old 2016-09-21, 08:13 AM   #391
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Still no word from him. I had really hoped to see them coming out well before now. It would be great to have these hubs on the market. An internal brake on a schlumpf hub will be a BIG bonus - I would be a lot more happy on a 36" with schlumpf with the disc internal.

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Old 2016-09-21, 08:19 AM   #392
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ha ha, yes that would be good. But I was getting the test sample and if I can not ride then it is not good that I am broken.

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Old 2017-08-17, 11:48 AM   #393
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Apparently DirtySixer (that brand who make 36" bikes for large 'n tall people) are making a 32" too! Are they using Nimbus rims I wonder?
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Old 2017-08-17, 01:19 PM   #394
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Old 2017-11-28, 02:20 AM   #395
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Limited pennies this Christmas..

Thinking about purchasing a Kris Holm 36 frame while on sale and building it to a 32 Kent wheel.

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Old 2017-11-28, 05:55 AM   #396
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Thinking about purchasing a Kris Holm 36 frame while on sale and building it to a 32 Kent wheel.

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If you are not particular about variety of 32, go to unicycle.uk. I got a sweet deal this last spring on their Nimbus 32(without brake).
Their black Friday sale has it with a disk brake. Ugh! they're killing me. I don't NEED one with a brake, but it's an awesome deal.
If I ever get around to gearing it I would want a brake...
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Old 2017-11-28, 11:04 PM   #397
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Thinking about purchasing a Kris Holm 36 frame while on sale and building it to a 32 Kent wheel.

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I built one like that, before you could buy a 32" uni. I like it, but it was kind of a hassle. (Search "Hot Rod Uni" for pics.) The wheel is a bargain ($70 complete with tire and shipping when I bought it), but it's a 48 spoke wheel. The Quax hubs come in a 48 spoke version, I believe, but you would need to measure everything out and get new spokes, then lace the wheel. Unless you have a lot of parts hanging around to complete the build, I think it would be better to buy the complete uni. I think they're on sale right now on the UDC-UK site. Just my opinion, though. If you're a good builder, go for it!
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Old 2017-12-03, 07:54 AM   #398
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Lance,.. good advice. The budget is tight, so in place of money I will trade time and slowly work on making this happen.
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Lance,.. good advice. The budget is tight, so in place of money I will trade time and slowly work on making this happen.
UDC has just released a 32" trainer that is slightly cheaper than there 36" trainer.
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