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Old 03-28-2013, 07:21 PM
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Default Re: direct drive an 18T fixie sprocket?

I have this 34 alloy sprocket- very light- on my 66 build

It works well here in flat Florida- and I can easily cruise 25 to 30 with little effort or strain on the motor- I've gotten it up to 35- and that's on an analog speedo that may be reading a bit low since I have 27 x 1 1/4 alloy wheels and not 26".

I've had a 32 in the drawyer for some time- I didn't put that one on originally because I was still riding some in hilly Indiana and hadn't then arrived at 27" on both wheels of the Micargi Panther cruiser frame- and the 32 is steel and heavy-

this 34 alloy sproke has all sizes of drillings and I have one directly bolted to a flat sided flip/flop hub I drilled for the small circle of six holes- the "Disk Brake" pattern-

which would also bolt directly to this spin on freewheel hub:

Haven't put it on yet while I get more life out of the fussy 27 rear.
But I started 4 years ago with the kit 44, then got a steel 36, and finally this 34- smooth as silk-
the 50 build has an alloy 39

Last edited by Nashville Kat; 03-28-2013 at 07:25 PM.
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