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by JBB
19 Feb 2015, 3:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Rotterdam > Istanbul - Which bike?
Replies: 55
Views: 7350

Re: Rotterdam > Istanbul - Which bike?

Don't get me wrong I'm not saying 32 spokes is no good. However the wheels reviewed are machine built and judging by the set I have, the weak point on a good bike. I also suspect the poster is going to hit some poor surfaces on the way to Istanbul and confesses to little knowledge about bikes. E. G ...
by JBB
19 Feb 2015, 10:07am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Rotterdam > Istanbul - Which bike?
Replies: 55
Views: 7350

Re: Rotterdam > Istanbul - Which bike?

I have the Edinburgh coop bike. It's a lovely ride and the gearing is good for a full load. However one of the tyres failed within days and the wheels are 32 spoke and past versions do not have a good reputation. I had no problems getting EBC to replace the tyre but swapped the wheels for a set of 3...