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Old 01-20-2016, 10:27 AM
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made myself a spring tensioner. it appears that it should work just fine. best part is it was made from things i had laying around.
The bracket should go up to the top stay for double mount,as this type of tensioner has a tendency to work its way into the spokes and good by wheel. I have one in the shed that did just that,needs rebuild.........Curt
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Old 01-31-2016, 12:51 AM
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i put a wheel back on her and a different motor and rode her for the first time in a few months. it was glorious i need a new brake cable however.
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Old 01-31-2016, 03:04 PM
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good afternoon beautiful, it's been awhile since you've been there in your spot. I finally got it riding last night and worked on the brakes and chain issues this morning. i dare say it's functioning again. i just need it to stop raining and then i'll be out and about. i'm so happy. i did have to remove the spring tensioner as i didn't have enough movement to bring the wheel back in the frame and be able to use it. it was a good idea and maybe i'll be able to come up with a better idea for it.
i rather like using a jack stand to put the bike on to allow for service.

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Old 01-31-2016, 08:15 PM
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Fwiw, I found I could shorten the drive chain and put a half-link in the peddle chain and do away with the idler sprocket.
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Old 02-06-2016, 04:02 PM
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i ordered my disc brake mounted 48t sprocket, it should be here sometime between march 4-14 or something like that. i can't wait.
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Old 02-06-2016, 04:31 PM
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i ordered my disc brake mounted 48t sprocket, it should be here sometime between march 4-14 or something like that. i can't wait.

...ahhh...from China via container ship...

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Old 02-06-2016, 04:33 PM
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it was coming from russia but i need to get my car registered first so it'll have to wait until monday or tuesday to order.
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Old 02-24-2016, 03:59 AM
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I added some safety reflector tape to my rack, I then rode my bike to work for the first time in a few months and I made it 99% of the way home and I get pulled over by a county sheriff. He only asked to see my driver's license and if I had a light on the front which I do. No warning about any law or anything it seems he just wanted to check it out.
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Old 02-24-2016, 09:30 AM
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Keeping my clutch nice and cool
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Old 02-24-2016, 01:58 PM
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I added some safety reflector tape to my rack, I then rode my bike to work for the first time in a few months and I made it 99% of the way home and I get pulled over by a county sheriff. He only asked to see my driver's license and if I had a light on the front which I do. No warning about any law or anything it seems he just wanted to check it out.

Yeah, he couldn't find a Harley rider so he made do with you
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