Freecoaster pedal pressure?

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8/11/2016 1:52 AM

Can you do trick that involve pedal pressure like tire taps and fullcabs and will that break the hub?

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8/11/2016 3:17 AM
Edited Date/Time: 8/11/2016 3:21 AM

Depends on the hub, but I've been brakeless for 16 years and haven't broken a hub doing those tricks and others. I've broken hubs doing pegless grinds, though. But, just realized this is about freecoasters and I have little experience with them. I'm also very drunk right now.

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8/11/2016 4:15 AM

mine hasnt broken and i like to do tricks like this

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8/11/2016 4:17 AM

It's not recommended as you'll wear things quicker

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8/11/2016 9:14 AM
Edited Date/Time: 8/11/2016 9:15 AM

It puts allot of side load on the clutch and bearings and will eventually break something if you use allot of pedal pressure with a Khe style coaster

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8/11/2016 10:34 AM

If you want to do tap tricks, stick with a cassette. The pedal pressure wears down the internals of a coaster, regardless of brand or model.

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8/11/2016 12:05 PM

Thanks everyone.

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