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Old 02-15-20, 08:43 AM
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Originally Posted by BFisher View Post
Interesting. Considering the one piece crank and the coaster brake, that seems rather light. I'd love to test ride something like that.
Seems light and is light. The crankset is trim in size, the Pirate brand rat traps are light by todays standards. Much of the weight reduction came with a cost in reduced durability. They were track bikes and from what is written, they were not trusted to last off road. Another racing trait is the high mounted BB. The ads for Glenwood had them featuring a “3 point” bearing system though I don’t know what that meant.
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