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So, got the bike out for a little ride today and it actually seems more fun with the taller front sprocket. Perhaps it's the engine combo but it really loves the extra load and seems to pull at least as hard as before. Only downside is a little more slow speed at idle in first. looking forward to getting it out on the interstate in about 15 more degrees.
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...For pics there's this, a '29 Ford model A based speedster the past two years. Hoping to get the body finished this summer. Then build a blown 4 banger powerplant and see if it'll make the commute down I-81 on occasion.

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