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Old 05-27-2013, 12:49 PM
KCvale KCvale is offline
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Default Re: Two items that could save your life

Originally Posted by 2door View Post
I have two identical bikes. One has a rag joint, the other a hub adapter. The adapter equipped bike has a 'roughness' to the ride that I couldn't account for.

A rag joint is a natural 'Cush' buffer between the motor and the wheel. It takes out a little bit of the 2-stroke motor pulse and jolts from sudden power changes like dropping the clutch from a fast coast with wide open throttle.

As for spring tensioners I find them useful for shift kit builds when the only way to adjust a chain is to move the motor.
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