Old 06-11-20, 06:00 PM
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To me the red band never did work as good as the '76. It never stopped as good and never locked up when trick riding. While its the same components as the '76 I don't think the shoes worked as good in the red band (And they are different, don't mix them up). Make sure you get a lot of grease in on them maybe try some cotton tape around the frame on the arm band if it is loose. Don't run the bearings loose, just with no play. Try a car bearing grease or marine bearing grease, not any fancy bike grease. I love Phil wood grease but that stuff doesn't cut it in a coaster brake.
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