Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - IS this bike convertible?
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01-25-09, 08:09 PM
I have this bike and i dont know if i would be able to convert it into a fixie, or how much it would take to do it. please help
01-25-09, 08:14 PM
if you mean "throw it in the dumpster" when you say "convert"...then yes.
it's definitely convertible worthy.
01-25-09, 08:16 PM
dropouts look vertical, so the answer is no without the ENO hub
01-25-09, 08:25 PM
Or a half link and/or a magic ratio.
01-25-09, 08:36 PM
so i would just have to have the tension just right?
you need one of these...http://www.sheldonbrown.com/harris/wheels1.html#559
I would sell it and buy a fixed. It will probably end up cheaper and you'll be happier.
01-25-09, 08:45 PM
alright, thx guys
01-25-09, 08:54 PM
yeah- sell it for like 100 or so and get a cheapo fixie like the fuji track or something
01-25-09, 08:56 PM
That's a great bike. I had one and upgraded to a full carbon road bike, but rode that bike all over creation.
Don't convert it - you'd be ruining a great design. If you're set on riding a fixed gear, sell or trade it for what you want.
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