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Old 06-24-2011, 05:59 AM
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Default Re: 2-stroke electric starter??

Originally Posted by Diver View Post
What about stalls and accidental kills- I'd much rather pedal it back on then sit in an intersection pulling on a cord - I'd lose awareness of my surroundings (in traffic)-- don't think that's good (for me).
You could still pedal backwards to start it. Having the pull start would give you two options. One doesn't negate the other. If pedaling backwards is easy for you then there's no need for the pull start, but for people with bad knees and such a pull start might make the difference between being able to use the shift kit or not having it at all.
Good to hear about the wider bottom bracket.
Someday when I grow up I will probably lose interest in toys with wheels, but until then...
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