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Old 12-08-2010, 08:32 PM
Desmond Desmond is offline
Motorized Bicycle Newbie
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: SoCal
Posts: 12
Default Re: Firmstrong (ha) first ride

Thanks, folks! I just received Manic Mechanic's elegant and well designed drive adapter. I'm certain this is the answer for anyone with a fondness for coaster brakes. To any newbie using the rag joint...please reconsider. It's superior to trashing a wheel, then $pending for it and a wheel.. I intend to rely heavily on the disk front brake, since my Ducati motorcycle habits make the rear brake a mere accessory.

BTW, props to Pedal Pushing Bicycles in San Diego for locating my new wheels. If you live nearby, Dan is a wonderful fellow and I've had years of experience with his shop for building landsailers, kite buggies and restoring obscure old bicycles. A fine shop for new and used stuff!
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