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  1. #1
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    SIC Neutral Gear

    I saw this through the link on the Aaron Chase's personal bike.

    http://www.sicbikes.com.au/en-us/dept_3.html

    http://www.littermag.com/techno/08chase/08chase.html

    Wacky...

    My understanding is you are simply shifting the chain onto a slippy spacer, allowing you to ride backwards.

    Kind of like a poor mans MTB freecoaster.

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    thats totally a "why didn't i think of that" sort of idea.
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    they've been around for a while. ive heard of this neutral gear before
    i ride my bi*ch hard

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    I don't get how it works. Do you actually have to shift before you start going backwards for it to work or does it somehow jump by itself?

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    How do you get it out lol?

    and i love how they say: "product will have you be riding like chase in no time"

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    crak: you shift to it...
    Skeet: you... shift to a real gear.

    not rocket science guys

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnowMongoose
    crak: you shift to it...
    Skeet: you... shift to a real gear.

    not rocket science guys
    Well, I thought for it to be such a cool product you wouldn't have to shift so I figured I was missing something. I'm not the best rider but thinking about having to shift like that back and forth seems like too much trouble. I know for a fact I'd forget to shift back and kill myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SnowMongoose
    crak: you shift to it...
    Skeet: you... shift to a real gear.

    not rocket science guys
    It just seems like it would be hard to hop the chain over to a gear when its on that thing.

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    nah, not really, same idea as shifting from one gear to another, just happens to be a gear without teeth...
    your ring up front pulls the chain, your rear der bumps it over.

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