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Old 12-15-2012, 01:29 AM
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Default Re: Do I have to use pedals?

Originally Posted by Zach View Post
So I have finished my first build, using an old mountain bike from the shed, that has the derialluer cut off, and I thought i could get away without using pedals if I bought the pull starter. But is this hard on the clutch or the engine itself if i'm not up to a good speed? If so, Could I just throw a chain on the first gears without a tensioner or derailluer?
Simple answer is you don't have to use pedals if you have a centrifugal clutch and a pull starter. Otherwise its a good idea to use them, after all it is a bicycle..........right?
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