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How maintenance-free can a commuter bike be?

Just pointing out that if your main goal is zero maintenance you can achieve that simply by sacrificing live expectancy of the bike. A well-maintained bike can last for many many years, only a few ...
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How maintenance-free can a commuter bike be?

The two ‘key’ things for a commuter bike to reduce maintenance are to use an internal gear hub, and to use a belt drive. An IGH has the distinct advantage of everything being encapsulated in a way ...
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How maintenance-free can a commuter bike be?

At least for E bikes, one likely possible change would be to increase the diameter of chainwheel and sprockets, as the smallest 10 and 12 tooth sprockets wear unproportionally fast. Or make these two ...
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How maintenance-free can a commuter bike be?

The best is probably to look at the so called Dutch bikes - or the bikes proposed by subscription services, that are usually designed to lower maintenance requirements and maximise utility - often at ...
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