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Old 12-29-10, 02:21 PM   #1
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Sorry but some OT

Have heard of this before but never heard of a good result.

But for your amusement and ridicule.



Have heard of a good result. A lad in Eastbourne rode in and found himself snowed in for the commute home. Tried the Zip ties and on Snow and Ice they worked. He lost a few but as they broke they just fell off the wheel. He got the idea off Gizmodo- which is where these pics came from.

So as a Quick get you home- it's worth a try

And off the same source--work this one out



Think of the Xmas carol- The 1st day of Christmas

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Old 12-29-10, 04:15 PM   #2
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A cartridge in a bare tree?
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http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...roof-Your-Bike

There's also a problem fixing a flat
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The zip tie idea would work to retain a loose tubular tho.. Tim
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Wow, I'm impressed. Fixed gear in the snow . . . with zip ties and disc brakes! This rider really rocks and gets my vote for hard core rider of the year.

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A cartridge in a bare tree?
ROTFLMAO

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Wow, I'm impressed. Fixed gear in the snow . . . with zip ties and disc brakes! This rider really rocks and gets my vote for hard core rider of the year.

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I can't tell for sure, but that rear hub looks large, like an internally geared hub. You'd need some sort of non-rim brakes for this work, so the disk brakes are pretty much a given.
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I can't tell for sure, but that rear hub looks large, like an internally geared hub. You'd need some sort of non-rim brakes for this work, so the disk brakes are pretty much a given.
But if it's a fixie, you don't really need brakes, right? Or you just don't stop.
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But if it's a fixie, you don't really need brakes, right? Or you just don't stop.
My point was, that it isn't a fixie, it is an internally geared hub, Alfine, details here:

http://dutchbikeco.com/BlogRetrieve....&PostID=116759

(The zip-tie write-up talks about fixies, but doesn't say that bike is one.)
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