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Old 01-14-2010, 05:46 PM   #91 (permalink)
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buckskin leather works great in cold if you're moving.

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Old 06-05-2010, 11:35 PM   #92 (permalink)
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MadisonMPG, you might find it interesting to check out Atomic Zombie Extreme Machines! - Bikes Trikes and Choppers Plans. Way, way cool bicycle mods and more. And tons of good information about maintaining bikes and more.
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Old 06-21-2010, 06:51 PM   #93 (permalink)
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I am building a project bike for my wife using a Huffy 26" step through frame I found along the road. I replaced the wheels and now have a 26"x1 3/8" 3spd coaster brake in the rear and a 20" nylon mag wheel on the front. The gearing is 40/19T and I mounted a rear caliper brake since I added a front fairing. It is wicked quick in traffic and tops out at 20 mph (90 rpm). A front friction motor would work well as would a front electric hub motor.

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