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Coaster Brakes, Who has one?

Old 07-09-20, 04:51 PM
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Kind of the same here, grew up having a Schwinn Racer with coaster brakes, forgot about the peddle thing, but it all came back to me this morning, bit of an adjustment to say the least. The guy two houses up the road had the same bike, with the two speed kickback hub, a 10 dollar option at the time. We never got along, but was always jealous of his bike cause he could accurate faster.
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Old 07-09-20, 08:41 PM
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I laced a SRAM Automatix hub (discontinued in 2017) into a rear wheel I built for my son's bike. I removed the SRAM sticker from hub shell and used brass washers under the spoke heads. It looked great and he really enjoyed the simplicity and reliability of that setup. In the early '90s, I built a 26.5 wheelset for a 700C frame using an S-A, 1-speed hub with Specialized(?) Fat Boy slicks front and rear.

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Originally Posted by tkamd73 View Post
Me as of now. Thanks to this thread, and specifically a post by @AlmostTrick. Based on a 71 Schwinn Sports Tourer, frame mods, repaint, decals, and wheel build by Yellow Jersey, in Arlington WI. Only real issue was the Schwinn 22.1mm stem requirement, not a lot of choices, so ended up going with a mountain bike stem verses the classic 7, to get the bars where I wanted them. First ride this morning, Iíll be putting some miles on this one.

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FD braze-on for coaster brake, all other braze-ons removed

Sturmey Archer 2 speed kickback hub

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