Author Topic: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO  (Read 348 times)


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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2017, 04:53:14 PM »
It's beautiful !

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2017, 05:56:53 PM »
Managed to buy my first thorn,and it looks in good condition.should be with me early next week.As a novice if in the future is it easy to replace alfine hub with a rohloff,just out of interest?

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2017, 06:02:04 PM »
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...is it easy to replace alfine hub with a rohloff...
Yes, provided the process is well lubricated by the application of money.  ;)

Welcome!, congratulations, and all the best,

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2017, 07:09:00 PM »
Haha thanks Dan.I will see how I get on with the alfine 8 first,at least I know its possible.I will give her a test run next week regardless of weather,thanks again

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2017, 12:12:52 PM »
Congrats on the new bike, it looks in great nick and an absolute steal at that price.
You might get on fine with the Alfine, I have one in a folder and am considering one for another bike, the gaps are inconsistent and some of them are quite large, but other than that I like it.  Doesn't have the gear range or legendary longevity of a Rohloff, but at the risk of being burnt at the stake as a heretic, in some ways I prefer it :o

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2017, 01:53:32 PM »
Congrats on the new bike, it looks in great nick and an absolute steal at that price.
You might get on fine with the Alfine, I have one in a folder and am considering one for another bike, the gaps are inconsistent and some of them are quite large, but other than that I like it.  Doesn't have the gear range or legendary longevity of a Rohloff, but at the risk of being burnt at the stake as a heretic, in some ways I prefer it :o
+1 for Alfine
I have been using an Alfine mtb for 2 weeks now, only bought it because it was cheap. I really like the Alfine, enough for the commute. It does make some noise in gear 4, but only if shifting from below and only shifts down to 6 from 7 (I think) if not pedalling at all. These I can live with and it's probably a sign of needing maintenance anyway.

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2017, 02:14:20 PM »
-10 for the alfine I find it horrendous reattaching the cable when putting the wheel back on. 

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2017, 09:57:38 PM »
Bike arrived today via seller who transported it himself for small fee.Excellent condition apart from very feint scratch on cross bar practically mint condition  :) Looks brand new. I gave it a short run out to test alfine gears and impressed on the flat but may take it through its paces with a few hills later in the week,but great value for money  ;)

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Re: Ebay: Raven Sport Tour Alfine 675 BIN or BO
« Reply #9 on: December 05, 2017, 12:48:19 AM »
well done lovely bike keep her clean tail winds

anto. ;)