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16" 3-speed (for little kids) - $50 (North C-ville)

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bicycle frame material: steel
bicycle type: bmx
brake type: caliper
condition: fair
electric assist: none
frame size: Small
handlebar type: bmx
make / manufacturer: Marin
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 16 in

This configuration is practically impossible to find in the USA, as you might already know. I made this one by lacing the original rear rim to an older 3-speed hub and adding a new Shimano Nexus shifter. The numbers are reversed because the modern shifters pull to go higher rather than pull to go lower (or vice versa) but it works well.

If you are looking for a small 3-speed this method is probably your only option as a derailleur system would be too close to the ground with 16" wheels. The shifter is only $20 but you'll need to work out the wheel also. Or just buy this for $50. You'll want to put new tires on it.

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