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aj.baker.75 aj.baker.75
4/29/2013 6:18 PM

I have an Alienation Rush V2 freecoaster and i'm wondering how to adjust the engagement more. the slack adjustment doesn't seem to be helping. Is it just cause i'm not used to it? i'd like it to engage almost right when i start pedaling, is this possible? anyone?

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justin vogelsberger justin vogelsberger
4/29/2013 6:34 PM

it doesnt change when you adjust it with a allen key ?

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Gump Gump
4/29/2013 6:36 PM
This website should give you a hand. I have no coaster expeiriance with coasters so I'm no actual help

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aj.baker.75 aj.baker.75
4/29/2013 6:51 PM

Gump thanks ill check it out and no it doesn't seem to be doing anything Justin

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aj.baker.75 aj.baker.75
4/29/2013 6:53 PM

I'm just really look for some better engagement to start pedaling again.

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tomdon tomdon
4/29/2013 6:59 PM

instant engagement works both forward and backward, so it will defeat the purpose of having a coaster. slack is what keeps it from catching when you're rolling backwards

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aj.baker.75 aj.baker.75
4/29/2013 7:09 PM

alright thanks.

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Xxohioanxx Xxohioanxx
4/29/2013 8:27 PM

Its best to learn to ride a freecoaster with max slack. You'll get used to it in a day or two at most. Plus it helps with learning fakie tricks. When you get more experienced, you can use less slack.

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Brayden_Buckingham Brayden_Buckingham
4/29/2013 9:13 PM
Xxohioanxx wrote:

Its best to learn to ride ...more

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LorenzoGallegos LorenzoGallegos
4/30/2013 12:32 AM

Max slack ftw
Getting ejected in fakie at high speed is not fun lol
Last time it happened to me i was hurting for a week

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dave lawrence dave lawrence
4/30/2013 5:49 AM
tomdon wrote:

instant engagement works ...more

This. No slack on a coaster means you have to be incredibly precise with your pedal location on fakies, or it will act like a silent cassette.

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BJ Tomczik BJ Tomczik
4/30/2013 11:06 AM

I personally love minimal slack, and when you watch me ride you would never know



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