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Born thanks to the skill of Michael Massa, at his workshop Pedalando, and technical support of the RaspiBo group, President 2.0 and Koga Leisure are the bikes that we are going to ride through Central Asia. Here is a little presentation, comments are welcome!President 2.0

The bicycle, in its “original” form, was given to me by Willem Scholte and comes from the now lost Kwikfiets.The work was not easy but in the end we succeeded.
It was necessary to resort to the great inventiveness of Michele to solve some problems such as the lack of an attachment point on the frame for the shifter cable, and the mounting hole for the rear brake .frame: Royal North President – early 30s
front wheel: 26 ” Royal North original, Sturmey Archer hub dynamo DynoHub GH12
rear wheel and gears: Sachs 3×7, AirlineOne 26″ rim
seat: original leather, restored by Simone Yee (ready soon)
tires: Marathon Plus Tour 26x 1 3/8
rack: Crosso
brakes: front CLB racers, rear Bianchi
accessories: Extrawheel trailer, Spinaci CinelliThe electronics is developed by the guys of the informal group RaspiBo. Through a rectifier circuit and a voltage regulator, the DynoHub is now able to provide electricity through a USB port, further details on the operation of this circuit will be available soon on the Cycloscope wiki and in a forthcoming post.Koga Leisure

Even this frame was donated by Willem, along with the Shimano Nexus 8 (eight gears internal into the hub).frame: Koga Miyata Laisure Lady
Front Wheel: 28″ Shimano Deore
rear wheel and gear: Shimano Nexus 8, 28″ Ambrosio rim
Handlebar and pipe: Benotto
tires: Marathon Plus Tour 28 700x35c
rack: Crosso 
Brakes: front Shimano Forward cantilever, rear V-brake
Accessories: Spinaci Cinelli
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  1. sauro scagliarini giornalista

    Ciao. Vorrei notizie del vs viaggio. Avrei tante domande da porvi ma ditemi innanzi tutto se siete ancora in giro o l’avete già terminato.

  2. Cycloscope

    Ciao Sauro! Il viaggio è appena cominciato, puoi seguirci sul nostro blog (la versione in italiano è aggiornata più spesso) o su fb facebook/cycloscope. Sulla home page c’è la mappa fotografica del percorso appena fatto, siamo partiti il 5 maggio e adesso siamo sul danubio in confine con la romania. Se vuoi scrivici a [email protected]

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