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Old 08-20-05, 03:17 PM   #1
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Aaron Chase "neutral" gear?

Just saw one of these for the first time today in a catalogue I was browsing... just curious if anyone has experience with it, and how exactly it works. It claims to replace your bottom three cassette cogs for a neutral gear to allow a faux-freewheeling when rolling backwards. I can't quite figure out how it works though, and how you would shift into it mid stall to roll back out of a move...?

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Old 08-20-05, 03:28 PM   #2
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You would likely sat the deraileur to loose the bottom 2 gears. This is like an overbuilt spacer to replace the first 3 gears on your cassette. You shift into postition and it works like a neutral gear. I know guys that have made them with plumbers pvc pipe
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But whats the purpose? I'm confused.
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To ride fakie.
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Do they give your chain more wear that usual? because I reckon slipping on a surface wouldn't be good for a chain, but theh again lots of that trials stuff would give chain premature wear. Oh and using one of those is taking the easy way out!
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To ride fakie.
i actually perfer pedaling backwards while riding fakie, it helps control speed, and balance
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I wonder if they make a cassette freecoaster.. lol
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Old 08-21-05, 09:53 AM   #8
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i actually perfer pedaling backwards while riding fakie, it helps control speed, and balance
I don't disagree, but some people would. I guess it just depends on personal preference. Personally, I like going forwards
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Yeah homie dont play dat fakie game......
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well aaron chase could probably do all his tricks with out a chain, so i dont think it really matters for him
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Would be a ***** to pedal kick though hhahaha
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