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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-02-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jankdc
I don't understand the problem. Why not one of...

I don't understand the problem. Why not one of these (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/components/bottom-brackets/italian-thread-bb.html)? I don't know who else makes them, but there are...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-01-13, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By jankdc
It will be fine. I was running 172.5 cranks on my...

It will be fine. I was running 172.5 cranks on my Crosscheck. They have higher bottom brackets than road bikes. You will need to either need a shorter spindled bottom bracket or you may try to put...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-31-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,168
Posted By jankdc
Unless you have parts lying around. Building up a...

Unless you have parts lying around. Building up a bike is always going to be more expensive.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-31-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 944
Posted By jankdc
To be specific, I would take the crank off of the...

To be specific, I would take the crank off of the bike before I drilled. But Fakefuji is right, this is what I would do.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-29-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 39,383
Posted By jankdc
Is it because of the wheels? I got an email...

Is it because of the wheels? I got an email stating that he won't have new wheels in stock until October.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-28-13, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By jankdc
The fine folks on the London Fixed Gear Single...

The fine folks on the London Fixed Gear Single Speed Forum (http://www.lfgss.com/) may be able to help out better.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-26-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,472
Posted By jankdc
It's actually a type 3 viscount aluminum fork...

It's actually a type 3 viscount aluminum fork which most Viscount enthusiasts say are pretty safe. I'll be keeping an eye on it, but it shouldn't be worse than a lot of carbon forks.

For more...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-26-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 625,472
Posted By jankdc
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-13, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By jankdc
Try posting the pictures again. I can't see them.

Try posting the pictures again. I can't see them.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-13, 10:06 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 178,636
Posted By jankdc
Happy Birthday. Welcome to the old folks club.

Happy Birthday. Welcome to the old folks club.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-13, 10:05 AM
Replies: 898
Views: 178,636
Posted By jankdc
Nice, when did Dawes make a step through frame? I...

Nice, when did Dawes make a step through frame? I was looking for something for my daughter and put together an old Panasonic for her.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-22-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,473
Posted By jankdc
The Pasela TG are now the Pasela PT. I think it...

The Pasela TG are now the Pasela PT. I think it is similar to the ribmo's but the puncture resistance is only over the tread and not the sidewalls to make the tires lighter.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-01-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,142
Posted By jankdc
Looks like they would work. Make sure the axle...

Looks like they would work. Make sure the axle runs smooth and there aren't any broken spokes. You may need to true them, but that's not a big deal.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,615
Posted By jankdc
Does the tax credit apply to the bikes that the...

Does the tax credit apply to the bikes that the "build to needs" shop sell?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-26-13, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,615
Posted By jankdc
I guess an even bigger consideration is fit.

I guess an even bigger consideration is fit.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-25-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,615
Posted By jankdc
If it were me, I would go with a new bike (you...

If it were me, I would go with a new bike (you can't pass up that tax credit). I like steel, and I would go cromoly. I'd go with the maze, but I like shiney. So either the maze or wait for the fuji....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-24-13, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By jankdc
Whichever fits. They are different sizes.

Whichever fits. They are different sizes.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-19-13, 05:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,486
Posted By jankdc
Make sure to check out Wabi.

Make sure to check out Wabi.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-17-13, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By jankdc
Ok, so I took new measurements and got new...

Ok, so I took new measurements and got new results. I'm going to have a friend look at it and finalize measurements. What I would like is confirmation that my logic is accurate to decide on spindle...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By jankdc
I was going to put in a symmetrical bottom...

I was going to put in a symmetrical bottom bracket, so that's why I was thinking 117-118 spindle. Should I be considering an asymmetrical one? I just checked and the spindles that I want are only...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By jankdc
Bottom bracket, old crankset, chain line question

Hi, I found some cool old cranks for my fixed gear conversion. They are stamped Bridgstone and are made by SK. I think that they are from the late 70's (118 BCD). In my effort to try to figure out...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-13-13, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By jankdc
Gearing questions: 46 x 16 vs 40 x 14

I am currently running 46 x 16 which I like.

I just got some vintage cranks that I want to use and I wanted to use the same gear ration. Unfortunately the bcd on these cranks are 118 (old SR...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-13-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,305
Views: 178,735
Posted By jankdc
Anyone see any problems with using a 46t 3/32 110...

Anyone see any problems with using a 46t 3/32 110 bcd chainring?

I found some nice vintage 165 crankset but later realized that the body was 110 instead of 130mm I have already decided on 3/32...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-07-13, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By jankdc
Are you using any type of foot retention? I can...

Are you using any type of foot retention? I can spin much better when I tighten my straps down.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-07-13, 09:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By jankdc
Increase the gearing. You'll get more of a...

Increase the gearing. You'll get more of a workout in less time. The cheapest way to do it is to change the rear cog. I don't know if you would feel much of a difference at 16, so you may want to try...
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