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Old 05-26-21, 11:09 PM
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tallbikeman
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Bikes: Modified 26 inch frame Schwinn Varsity with 700c wheels and 10 speed cassette hub. Ryan Vanguard recumbent. 67cm 27"x1 1/4" Schwinn Sports Tourer from the 1980's. 1980's 68cm Nishiki Sebring with 700c aero wheels, 30 speeds, flat bar bicycle.

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As a bicycling Clyde the freewheel system is inadequate for anyone over about 170lbs in weight. You will be bending axles just riding it around. As mentioned putting even more unsupported axle out will mean it bends even easier. Buy a cassette hub. If you have an older steel frame set up at less than 130mm frame spacing on the rear dropouts have the frame re-spaced for the 130mm hub and live happily ever after. If you are striving to maintain the original components and have to live with that hub I commend your resolve and wish you success in your effort.
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