Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Where can I buy track ends?
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Bob Jackson has Pauls. You may be able to buy some from them. I know I have seen them somewhere for $40, but I can't remember where.
How about at Paul. (http://www.paulcomp.com/dropouts.html)
04-11-11, 09:11 PM
Dang those are expensive. Maybe I can finagle someone to machine some for me in the shop...
04-11-11, 09:19 PM
Maxway (http://www.maxway.com.tw/product.html?mode=new_detail&offset=0&cid=9&id=23)'s got some.
I think you can buy Sub 11.0 fork ends somewhere but not sure where.
04-11-11, 10:53 PM
Nova frame supply:http://www.cycle-frames.com/
04-11-11, 10:56 PM
I got a neat set of track ends with a derailleur hanger and bottle opener from http://www.paragonmachineworks.com/
04-11-11, 11:26 PM
On, but off topic, what are you thinking about building?
Not building. Converting an old cromo frame with vertical dropouts.
Thanks for nova and paragon. Any other ideas are appreciated.
04-12-11, 07:34 AM
Any LBS can order you a set of Surly track ends for around 40 bucks.
Or you could find them online for around $30:
04-12-11, 08:57 AM
If you're retrofitting an existing frame, the Henry James "Conversion Dropout" (http://www.henryjames.com/productlug.html#laserdo) is probably your best bet. It has longer chainstay and seatstay tabs and accommodates a wide range of stay angles. After you determine the chainstay/seatstay angle for your application, you grind the excess material off of the tabs.
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