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Old 03-08-08, 05:16 PM   #1
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freewheel

ok so I don't know much bout this but I was looking at the motobecane messenger and it says it has a freewheel...does that mean that it can coast?
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Old 03-08-08, 05:17 PM   #2
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yes.
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yes that is correct
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I thought that meant it came with a free-wheel. haha
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so I don't have to add anything to the messenger bike to make it coast?
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yeah you need the sacred blood of gnh'nalthek. then and only then will your "motobecane messenger" coast.

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The freewheel does NOT come installed. Installation is simple enough, just screw it on with the notches facing out, just don't cross thread.
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