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    I need more cowbell. Digital Gee's Avatar
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    N+2 - Both single speeds

    Brought these beauties home today and found a place of honor for them in my dining room.

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    2012 Masi Evoluzione
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    That bottom one would make a good retro grouch bike.

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    A might bewildered... Dudelsack's Avatar
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    Regarding the Pfar: flip it and slam it.

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    Personally, I like a wider saddle.
    The aging cyclist may not get faster-- but he does get slower at slowing down.

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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    Fixie riding hipster.
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    Senior Member trackhub's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
    Fixie riding hipster.
    Lots of fixie riders here. Hipsters? Isn't that movement deader than
    fried chicken?


    JanMM, meet my fixie, Blue Max.


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    Senior Member Mobile 155's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by trackhub View Post
    Lots of fixie riders here. Hipsters? Isn't that movement deader than
    fried chicken?


    JanMM, meet my fixie, Blue Max.


    Recent photo of Blue Max by a glass darkly2008, on Flickr
    I take it that has a flip hub? I spent three days with a Fixie before getting my N+1 and I knew I would mostly use the SS feature. It only had the one brake however.
    Life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein.

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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    I've converted several bikes to singlespeed but that was before fixies were anywhere but on tracks. (I exaggerate.)
    Those singlespeeds are long gone - doubt I'll ever consider converting a recumbent to singlespeed, much less fixed gear.
    RANS V3 (steel), RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

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    Senior Member trackhub's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mobile 155 View Post
    I take it that has a flip hub? I spent three days with a Fixie before getting my N+1 and I knew I would mostly use the SS feature. It only had the one brake however.
    It does indeed have a flip-flop hub. I have the freewheel, if I ever want to use it. Hey, you never know. I rode with a front brake only for two seasons. I realized that a brake on both wheels is much safer. In most situations, I can simply slow down and come to a stop with just some front braking, but there is always "the random element".
    "The People will believe what the Media tells them they believe". George Orwell.

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