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Old 06-20-2013, 02:55 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Rucksta View Post
There was a mod that came out in early '84 that put a rubber insert inside the shoe springs.
The purpose was to dampen harmonic vibrations and prevent the spring breaking posibly resulting in rear wheel lock-up.

A bit of garden hose soaked in hot water slips over the spring easily enough to achive the same sort of result.
Might be a good idea to do beforehand, to prevent from your skin getting stuck between the springs when they close up.
Back in YVR after riding around the world for 2 years.
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