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Old 08-05-2010, 04:51 PM
Nougat Nougat is offline
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Location: Montgomery, IL
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Default Re: New to all of this

That's pretty.

If you're getting 28MPH on a brand new build, you're fine. Ride it a couple hundred miles, and it'll get a little better.

Reinforce the fenders where the tabs and arms meet the actual fenders, or they'll vibrate apart and wreck you badly.

For front brakes, you can add a caliper brake (inexpensive), or a vbrake bracket and vbrakes (a little more expensive), or a drum brake (either laced into that rim with new spokes, or you can get a whole wheel from Husky for about $100).
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