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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,851
Posted By SpeedofLight
By high end I meant the nicest model they have...

By high end I meant the nicest model they have available, someone had mentioned something about that brand a few posts back.
As far as hub bearing type, if i'm gonna spend the money, the sealed...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-21-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,851
Posted By SpeedofLight
I personally am not willing to pay 500 bucks for...

I personally am not willing to pay 500 bucks for a bike doesn't at least have a sealed hub wheelset, only the high end State bicycles come with those.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,585
Posted By SpeedofLight
A new rear tube and some tire irons.

A new rear tube and some tire irons.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,179
Views: 64,511
Posted By SpeedofLight
Social Distortion, Rammstein, Bad Religion,...

Social Distortion, Rammstein, Bad Religion, Pennywise and a bunch of Trance.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-20-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,851
Posted By SpeedofLight
I have a Brooks B17 narrow on one of my vintage...

I have a Brooks B17 narrow on one of my vintage bikes, I like it for that bike alone, only problem I have is that the leather is super slick to sit on and you slide all over the place on it really...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-19-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By SpeedofLight
27" Tires, What psi?

I've got a set of mint vintage Mavic G-40 27" hoops laced up single speed, whats a safe air pressure to run in these to avoid pinch flats? I always run at least 100 psi in my 700c tires, just...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-19-13, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 118,207
Posted By SpeedofLight
Is this Old Greg? http://youtu.be/eIInySnQe4I

Is this Old Greg?

http://youtu.be/eIInySnQe4I
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-18-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,851
Posted By SpeedofLight
The Kilo pro is a nice bike but if your looking...

The Kilo pro is a nice bike but if your looking on the bikes direct site, they have zero kilo's of any size in stock I emailed them about it. If you find anywhere else that stocks them willing to...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-18-13, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By SpeedofLight
It doesn't have to be a Kilo, just seems that...

It doesn't have to be a Kilo, just seems that most sites list sizes they don't currently have in stock. I was planning originally to add a quality White freewheel to it. How old is the sticky up top?...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-17-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By SpeedofLight
Reputable Bike Sales Sites?

Well, was looking at buying the Kilo TT Mercier but as it turns out Bikes direct doesn't keep on top of what is current and in stock on there site and after emailing them directly, no Kilo's of any...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-15-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,935
Posted By SpeedofLight
I like that, i'm gonna have to use that one.:lol:

I like that, i'm gonna have to use that one.:lol:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-14-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,935
Posted By SpeedofLight
Nice looking bike, if they would have had a 56 I...

Nice looking bike, if they would have had a 56 I would have bought two at that price.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-14-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,935
Posted By SpeedofLight
Yes, but just think of how fast I will be when I...

Yes, but just think of how fast I will be when I get on a super lite track bike after many miles on this heavy b**tard,...:twitchy:
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-14-13, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,935
Posted By SpeedofLight
Speed, Elegance and Sophistication,...

Just kiddin, scored this here 80's steel 56cm road bike last night for a staggering 15 bucks, she's a beast, strip down began immediately. I threw on a set of 26" coaster wheels with some blue Origin...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-08-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By SpeedofLight
Bang For Your Buck Fixed/Single, Under 500$

Been looking around online and found a leftover Mercier Kilo TT in chrome, I love chrome, for just under 500. Anything out there you guys know of with possibly around this price range new that's...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-07-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,677
Posted By SpeedofLight
Sorry to get off topic but its always comical to...

Sorry to get off topic but its always comical to me reading some of the snobby roadie responses on here when somebody comes on asking for advice or help. I have one of those D****E bags that delivers...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-24-13, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 118,207
Posted By SpeedofLight
Just finished a sandwich getting warmed up for...

Just finished a sandwich getting warmed up for another 100k.
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/150x100q90/c/809/tect.jpg (http://imageshack.com/i/mhtectj)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-23-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By SpeedofLight
As much as I hate janky, clanky, constantly...

As much as I hate janky, clanky, constantly needing adjustment derailleurs, I would have to recommend a multi speed bike if you want quick speeds of any kind, fastest I've ever gotten a single speed...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-23-13, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By SpeedofLight
Thanks, I do like the old style look of the build...

Thanks, I do like the old style look of the build with the one piece cranks, as for the seat, It's actually a layed back seatpost I fabricated, rides so much nicer then a straight post, takes all the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-13, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By SpeedofLight
Ahh, ok, yea, I have got a coupe sets of Eastern...

Ahh, ok, yea, I have got a coupe sets of Eastern 170mm sealed 3-piece cranksets and a few sets of Redline Monster cranks. Would be a lot stronger to.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By SpeedofLight
Thanks, I had actually looked at doing just that...

Thanks, I had actually looked at doing just that but wasn't sure if I'd be able to run the one piece chainwheel, decided to keep the somewhat antique look about it.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By SpeedofLight
63 Murray Liteweight Build

Found a cool pic of a kid back in what looked like the teens with a really cool looking sort of street racer of the time. Well, I decided to build something very much like that bike, I even ponied up...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-13, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18,757
Views: 1,153,519
Posted By SpeedofLight
I signed on to the site, I'm also exited about a...

I signed on to the site, I'm also exited about a build I currently have under way, 56cm light weight 63 Schwinn Racer, waiting on more parts to come in, just need my tires to show up Tuesday.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,560
Views: 355,758
Posted By SpeedofLight
I gotta start takin some pics while i'm out...

I gotta start takin some pics while i'm out riding more, I have a few but not sure if I need to meet a minimum post count to post pics.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-22-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 730,240
Posted By SpeedofLight
That is sweet.

That is sweet.
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