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Old 05-14-2010, 05:27 PM
BigJohn BigJohn is offline
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Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Savannah, GA
Posts: 32
Default Re: Just starting out, but addicted already!


With a shift kit, my bike can climb the little hills around here effortlessly. I don't think there is a hill in Southern Georgia that could challenge it. I have a big low gear sprocket in the back with a top speed of about 8mph. I think I could pull a trailer easily if I pedal a little to help it get rolling. I want to try the 9 tooth sprocket and see the difference. I haven't built a trailer yet, but I bought an old (kid's) mountain bike for the wheels and I have been thinking about it a lot.

I think I can make something like Fabian's tensioner, of course it won't look as good as his, but maybe I can hammer out something that works.

First, I really need to re-design my front mount. I believe it is causing a lot of un-needed vibration. If I ever get this worked out, I will post a picture to give you all a laugh.

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