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    Freecoaster Hubs

    I was thinkin of gettin a freecoaster hub for something different to try out. Have any of u guys and girls had any experince with them

    i was thinkin of gettin an oddysey i cant find any others on the net except for the poverty 1

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    If you have the money and dont like to pedal fakie, get one.

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    there is a khe street one as well you know
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    I was tooling around tonight with a Reloader (granted on someone else's bike). Good stuff; the engagement on it wasn't too tight, or too loose.

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    my friend is getting a freecoaster this weekend. should be fun to watch him try and fail rollbacking! i said that if he doesnt learn to rollback in a week, im allowed to slap him. he in turn agreed.
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    i'd like to get one of the KHe freecoasters, just to have a go at something new. the specs look ace too.
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    Ive heard terrible things about the odyssey freecoaster. either get the KHE or go with the Nanaki. People have always been satisfied with those.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sprintcarblue
    Ive heard terrible things about the odyssey freecoaster.
    Such as?

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    Never had problems with my Odyssey.

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    my reloader has been flawless aside from one broken spring.

    I got it second hand and have used pegs on it a lot.

    its solid, decently smooth, and reliable.

    the people that ***** about it never took the time to maintinence it... lazy ****s.

    i want a geisha though. the reloaders only downfall for me is weight. its a heavy *****

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    I heard that the reloader was a very unreliable hub, and they required LOTS of maintenance. But that may have been the old style. I havent heard much about their new hubs.

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    the new one requires the adjustment of spacers, and cleaning out a lot of the grease, then its bond.

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    what is a freecoaster hub

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    It allows your rear wheel to spin backwards freely, without the cranks turning backwards as well, so you don't have to pedal backwards when you are rolling fakie.
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    are they worth getting

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    Depends on preference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mitch_1990
    I was thinkin of gettin a freecoaster hub for something different to try out. Have any of u guys and girls had any experince with them

    i was thinkin of gettin an oddysey i cant find any others on the net except for the poverty 1
    pros: dont have to pedal backwards while doing a roll back

    cons: kinda expencive, plus they need alot of maintaces. There heavy as hell

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    some people, me in particular, prefer the feel of pedaling when i rollback because it helps me keep my balance. thats why im not much of a fan of freecoasters
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    freecoasters are fun if u dont mind the gap when u pedal.

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    please stop digging up old threads to say something pointless
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