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Old 04-29-2010, 07:46 PM
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Default Re: coaster brake probs....please help

Originally Posted by nogig View Post
the guy in the forementioned vid was wrong. the pads wuld not even go in doin it the way he described. i put it together with tons of grease and they half assed work before garbbin and kicking the pedals forward. also cant get the bearing cone to stay tight. i am using a cone wrench and holding the cone whilst tightening the locknut and it still loosens up. I m waiting on one of jims sprocket adapters and imma just find a shimano wheel assem. Also waiting on a tube for my neighbors bike. his has given no probs cept for blowing old dry rot tubes
I had a Huffy Cranbook for my first bike and personally hated the whole coaster brake idea. I just thought it was a pain in the *** and decided to tear the bike down and mount it on a schwinn riverside. But that's just me. I feel safer with front and back pull brakes.
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