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Old 07-27-03, 08:51 PM   #1
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converting a ten speed to a track bike.

ok. so i found a fully functional KABUKI SSD ten speed the other day. the tires had dry rot and the pedal crank was a little loose.
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Old 07-27-03, 08:55 PM   #2
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whoops, hit TAB SPACE accidentally. ok. so i found the bike and i decided i was gonna convert it to a fixed gear track bike. is there anything i need besides a new crank set and a new back rim? something less obvious? and whats the least expensive way of getting these things?
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Old 07-27-03, 09:38 PM   #3
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Check out sheldonbrown's web site he has a great article on converting a bike to a fixed.
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/deakins/...onversion.html
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thanks alot. i cant wait to start taking apart this bike and put some real blood and sweat into it. should be fun.
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Old 07-28-03, 05:27 AM   #5
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Also check out the Singlespeed & Fixed Gear Forum. There's lots of good info in there...

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdispl...e=&forumid=178
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