Old 06-13-20, 06:00 PM
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If there are hills or hazardous traffic conditions along your ride, I would consider adding a rim brake to your bike.

A coaster brake not only limits stopping power to about one-third of what a front brake can generate, it also disappears completely if the chain ever breaks or falls off.
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