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Old 05-17-19, 08:51 AM
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Think this will work?

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Old 06-10-19, 02:20 AM
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Sunseeker EZ-1 recumbent rack

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Can anyone think of a front rack that would work on a Nano? What about the Dahon Traveler? I'd like to ziptie a basket to it. Thanks!

Ryan
I have used a Sunseeker EZ-1 recumbent rack and used a Dremel tool to cut it down to make a really good front rack. Here is a link to what my Nano looks like now on Instagram.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BwU7QCAH...d=hnw1d7zv3o85
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Old 06-10-19, 02:23 AM
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I think it will

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I am pretty sure it will work for you. I'll probably be having to get a new set of wheels before too long as well....let us know how it works out for you...
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Old 06-10-19, 02:31 AM
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Tioga Powerblocks 20x1.75

Is anyone running the Tioga PowerBlock 1.75 on their Nano? I have seen people mention them as being very tight fit, and was wondering if they had issues... I'd like to go with a as fat a tire as possible without fenders.....but am afraid the Tioga Powerblock 1.6 is as big as will fit without issue...anyone have any advice on this?
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Old 06-16-19, 06:47 PM
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They fit on my Nano, real snug but no problems. But I didn't like the road noise they made and switched to Primo Comet 1.5 inch.
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I just saw your reply.

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They fit on my Nano, real snug but no problems. But I didn't like the road noise they made and switched to Primo Comet 1.5 inch.
Thanks for the input, I really appreciate it. Road noise, huh? I hadn't thought of that... something to think about before I buy new tires...I have been wanting fatter tires for a while, but I am a bit torn because the Schwalbe Marathon 1.5's I currently have are pretty quiet and that makes for a nice ride...IDK worst case I'll not like them and try different ones...🤷
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Originally Posted by Cowick22 View Post
I am a bit torn because the Schwalbe Marathon 1.5's I currently have are pretty quiet and that makes for a nice ride...
I switched my recumbent's tires from marathons to comets and it felt like a different bike. The marathons had been through at least one previous owner, maybe two, and due to neglect of the wheels had worn in a pattern that made them lumpy when on a round and true wheel so the comparison probably isn't fair but the comets are nice.
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This will not work as the rear fork is 130mm (?!?!?!?!?!) and nearly all the shimano hub 406 wheels on the market are 135mm (as this is).

I did find a 130mm hub wheel on Thorusa that is a Dahon replacement. Went from 32 spokes to 28, hope it holds up.
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