Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Before and after, my fixed gear build.
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01-09-10, 08:10 PM
Thanks to all the guys that gave me advice and help I appreciate it a lot. I learned a lot through this build, and managed to keep it within my budget of $350.
01-09-10, 08:22 PM
01-09-10, 08:24 PM
Cool. Only thing is, my Pake chainring was worse than Biopace. Might be worth planning on getting a better ring sometime in the near future. The cranks themselves seem fine.
01-09-10, 11:29 PM
Thanks for not "drewing."
01-10-10, 12:01 AM
Looks good ;)
Cool. Only thing is, my Pake chainring was worse than Biopace.
Ewww oval shaped rings lol...... the so called "difference" that shimano calls is minimal in my opinion....
01-10-10, 01:46 AM
thanks a lot guys!
looks really nice! just be careful of pedal strike, that bb looks loow!
01-10-10, 11:42 AM
I'd get some foot retention, probably not a big deal since you have a brake, but trust me, it's a lot more fun with foot retention. It might be a pain in the ass at first, but after about a week it rules.
You can get some plastic clips and nylon straps for probably $10, if you decide you like it, which you probably will, you can upgrade as you see fit, personally, I just bought these http://cgi.ebay.com/Comet-Synthetic-Suede-Leather-Laminated-Toe-Straps_W0QQitemZ170372306823QQcmdZViewItemQQptZCycling_Parts_Accessories?hash=item27aafb1787 and use the nylons plus those as doubles on plastic double gate clips.
01-10-10, 12:31 PM
Yeah thats the next thing im going to get and i might just get the ones u suggested since they seem pretty good
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