Re: chain and tire problem!
Thanks for the tip! I have a standard coaster hub though..no extra gears and I don't have the money for the jack shaft kit let alone a Nu Vinci variable tranny. I found some extra tires (1.95s and hardly used) in the storage room..although they aren't Fat Franks, they are a solid black which will match the black cruiser frame nicely (it's a Black Racer from SpookyTooth), and I'm sure there will be enough clearance. My only dilemma now is in trying to clear the 72 spokes with the 9 bolts on the 36 tooth sprocket. I KNOW STB was able to do this since the bike is pictured with a 36tooth on the same radial laced wheel. Well, I think this thread has taken a turn off-subject so I'll sign off for now, unless this can be transferred to the appropriate thread! -Ben