Alfine on Old MTB-
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  1. #1
    Killer of Chains
    Join Date
    Feb 2004

    Alfine on Old MTB

    I've got a 90 or so Marin that I can finally dip into as a commuter.

    My roadie can't support anything larger than 28c, and the roads around here I are punishing on those tires.

    So, I'd like to add some slicks, and make the bike a single (external) gear. Can I add an Alfine to it, or does it require a special frame?

    btw I think the crazy paint will make it more visible to driver and also a little bit of theft deterrent. Nobody wants to ride a bike in the hood that ugly.
    Last edited by PaintPeelinPbody; 08-03-2011 at 10:38 AM.

  2. #2
    M8 M12 M15 deez nuts
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    Apr 2010
    An Alfine internally geared hub will work just fine. Please see the IGH forum topic area for more details.
    Donít frail and blow if youíre going to Braille and Flow.

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