From:Peter Findlay
Subject:RE: Starting 1918 Henderson Date:Sun Apr 19 23:31:13 2020
Response to:7297
1. Are you sure the brake isn't hanging on?

2. Does "super hard to turn" mean tight, or locked up? I'd pull the plugs and see how it feels with no compression.

3. Wouldn't the engine turn faster if you spun the wheel in 1st gear instead of third?

I own a 1918 Henderson. To start it up I spin the rear wheel with the bike in third gear. I went to spin the wheel today and itís super hard to turn. I canít get the wheel to spin fast enough to start the bike. I canít figure out why all of a sudden itís hard to turn. Any ideas why this is happening?

Thank you.

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