Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Downtube braze on shift lever post conversion
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11-21-08, 08:52 PM
What has been used to make these look "finished" after you remove the multi speed drive chain and shift levers off a vintage bike race bike and convert to fixed gear?
I leave mine as they are and ride too fast for anyone else to notice.
11-21-08, 09:07 PM
haha thats what i just asked
11-21-08, 10:00 PM
Keep at least the right one untouched so you can mount the shifter for the 3 speed fixed gear hub thats coming out soon!!
11-21-08, 10:02 PM
if anyone suggests grinding them off, I'll sic the C&V forum on you. The right is for the S3x hub shifter, the left can fit a bell. Or a flower, if you're so inclined.
11-21-08, 11:47 PM
Keep the bosses. Or give the frame to someone else. :)
11-21-08, 11:50 PM
NO one will put a grinder to my frame. I understand that cosmetic schrader valve stem caps work. Just wondering if someone had figured something else out. Bell might be a good idea if I can find one to fit.
11-22-08, 03:30 AM
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