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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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    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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    For definitions of bike words, see: http://sheldonbrown.com/glossary.html

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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.
    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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