Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - 300 bucks for a fixie?
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
12-12-05, 03:11 AM
12-12-05, 03:34 AM
Was already posted in the ebay/craigslist sticky. See there. Ugly, cheap components. Not a bad deal since it comes with brake.....
12-12-05, 04:04 AM
it's a dawes. i don't think it's the same as the original dawes. but it doesn't look all that bad, it has sealed hubs and i don't think they're sovos. the tires pump up to a pretty high psi. it comes with a cog, and the brakes and cranks aren't that bad.
id be most afraid of what it weighs, who knows it might be like 25-30 pounds, not to sound like a weight weenie, but that's a lot for a fixie.
also i think they just took on of their other frames and substituted the drop out with fork ends during manufactoring. since it probably doesn't have a light frame, track geometry and the hubs might suck, your better of doing the rotafixa method on an old (overhauled) bike. im sure old road hubs are better than new cheap track hubs
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.