Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Camp Hill, PA
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Originally Posted by frantik
You will probably not find anyone in this forum who will suggest you convert that to a fixed gear
nice score for $190.. ride it and enjoy it! Tange 2 frame and a mix of Shimano 105 and 600 components for that price is definitely a good deal.
if you want a fixed gear bike, keep this one geared and look for a dedicated FGSS frame is my recommendation. you can buy brand new fixed gear bikes these days for less than you can convert them
ps... LOVE that paint job..
I agree great looking bike at a good price. I actually can't believe guys in the Fixie forum were voting to keep it geared, guess their not all bad. I am sure you'll be more than happy having gears on that especially if you live in a hilly area.
Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,
Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape