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  • Rick Paulos
    Apr 14, 2011
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      Wow, didn't know they existed. I would think the X games guys would
      be using them.

      here's a good vid on the guts and how they work with some impressive
      riding. yeah, jumping off 10 steps, backwards, landing backwards too!

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12I8iK12oqA

      Rick


      At 06:40 PM 4/14/2011, you wrote:
      >Rick
      >You mean like a freecoaster?
      >http://www.free-coaster.com/
      >=- Joe Bunik
      >Walnut Creek, CA
      >
      >On 4/14/11, Rick Paulos <rick-paulos@...> wrote:
      > > I always thought there would be a big market for a cable operated
      > > freewheel / neutral (in both directions) hub.
      > >
      > > Squeeze a brake-lever and you get nothing? yeah, perfect for those
      > > highly talented bmx'rs who can ride backwards but have to pedal
      > > backwards because of the freewheel action. A neutral would allow them
      > > to coast backwards without pedaling at all. Having to pedal reduces
      > > the speed, balance and momentum and just isn't very graceful. Such a
      > > hub would have to be bomb proof. I suppose you could accomplish
      > > nearly the same thing by removing one set of pawls from an AW hub but
      > > I don't see those hubs taking the kind of abuse bmx half pipe stunt
      > > riders dish out to their bikes. Plus indicator chain sticking out
      > > could be a problem.
      > >
      > > You would need a good gyro for the tail whips and handle bar spins.
      > >
      > > Rick
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > At 01:13 PM 4/14/2011, you wrote:
      > >>How long until someone does a multi speed fixed-free hub again? Per
      > >>my understanding BSA offered such a hub briefly and it is now a
      > >>quite scarce collectors item even in GB.
      > >>
      > >>Rich Wood
      > >>
      > >>--- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, "pj"
      > >><prester_john_in_cathay@...> wrote:
      > >> >
      > >> > Did we talk about this? I can't find mention of it in the archives.
      > >> >
      > >> > Now joining SRAM and Affix in the "no-flip" fixed/free hub market
      > >> is Chosen:
      > >> >
      > >> > <http://www.chosen-hubs.com/pro.php?sid=79&tid=83&p_no=292>
      > >> >
      > >> > or
      > >> >
      > >> > http://tinyurl.com/4ybpoc5
      > >> >
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