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Old 09-07-2011, 10:30 PM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motor bike today?

That is interesting to know, Mapbike. If someone is running a coaster brake rear, that is an easier modification to do (otherwise someone will probably have to weld new brake bosses or a brake bridge to the frame) . It will slacken the steering angle a tad, and lower the pedal clearance a couple inches. Did it seem to make much difference to you when steering? Did you run a tire wider than the 26" one you had previously?

I've seen a few people put 20" wheels on bikes originally with 26" mtn bike wheels. They were used like mini-velos for riding in the city. I don't know if I'd want to go 30mph on 20" tires though! Rough!
20" wheeled fixie city bike
1" roller Dax Friction Drive and Tanaka 3300 with mods.
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