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Old 01-04-2012, 06:38 PM
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Default Re: Which way do I go... Which way do I go?

I'd go with a three piece conversion- much lighter weight- Sick Bikes has the wider axle , or at least I got a wider one there a couple years back- don't know if it's wide ebnough for the pull start though - I could sell you mine- I didn't really need it- I'll measure it.

Total length 135mm or about 5 3/8 inches
I see they have a longer spindle that's about $16 shipped -a 158mm-, and they have a cartridge complete long unit for
153mm "for pull start applications" $ before shipping18
205mm $25 before shipping.

and a 36 3 piece pedal sprocket may be a little hard to find , but not that unusual for an older road crank otherwise- a bit of a granny gear

some people use 20" bike cranks that are shorter

Last edited by Nashville Kat; 01-04-2012 at 06:49 PM.
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