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    I've got a pair of Mirko's and love them. They...

    I've got a pair of Mirko's and love them. They replaced a four year-old pair of Van's which were just disappointing. The Mirko's are great for riding and walking around, very comfortable. The...
  2. Thread: Braze or weld

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    Braze or weld

    Hello. What's the proper repair method to reattach the drop out to the chain stay, braze or weld? Thanks, John
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  3. Thread: Fixie dilemma

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    Look at changing your gearing. Read over this...

    Look at changing your gearing. Read over this thread "http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/716371-uncle-sixty-s-gearing-primer-newbs.html" to understand gearing and get an idea where to...
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    My 2015 build, still have things to do, year is...

    My 2015 build, still have things to do, year is still new.
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    Check out these resources: 1. Petrifying Springs...

    Check out these resources:
    1. Petrifying Springs Mountain Bike Trail in Kenosha, Wisconsin || SINGLETRACKS.COM
    2. www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw7nhH4zVa0
    3....
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    @SentinelAeon...

    @SentinelAeon Are you experiencing any shifting issue to the smallest cog or crashing into the spokes on the largest, or random shifts, etc?
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    Single speeds are great. What i like is how the...

    Single speeds are great. What i like is how the workout varies with the terrain you ride. Unlike with a geared bike where one has many ratios to choose to make riding easier. I've done plenty of...
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    Use loctite red- only removable with a blow torch.

    Use loctite red- only removable with a blow torch.
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    Great looking bike. I also have a Sprite,...

    Great looking bike. I also have a Sprite, here's a picture of her. http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/286515-showoff-your-townies-47.html#post16870478



    Also you don't really...
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    I carry a small adjustable wrench, tire, levers,...

    I carry a small adjustable wrench, tire, levers, and pump.
  11. Loved it. Thanks for sharing.

    Loved it. Thanks for sharing.
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    I agree minimum necessary. Go to a rigid fork,...

    I agree minimum necessary. Go to a rigid fork, they are all over eBay. Replace cables, pads, chain. Lube the bb, hs. Call it a day.

    I've got a 97 Ricon with about 6000 miles. Its received...
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    Read over this article from the man Frame...

    Read over this article from the man Frame Materials for the Touring Cyclist
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    Eight inches - you have nothing to worry about

    Eight inches - you have nothing to worry about
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    I learned how to spin right. I started on...

    I learned how to spin right. I started on geared. Went single for awhile. Now bounce between the two and I'vennoticed I'm faster on the geared bike than I used to be.
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    Regarding the larger size of the patch. I just...

    Regarding the larger size of the patch. I just cut it smaller to fit my particular tube, never had an issue.

    Regarding the casting lines, don't worry too much. Just scuff the tube before...
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    I'd add mini pump to your checklist. I have more...

    I'd add mini pump to your checklist. I have more bikes than pumps and I'll move them around, sometimes i forget to put it back on the bike I took it from.
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    Led lights which attach to the spokes.
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    Cold cereal

    Cold cereal
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    What does the label on the top tube say? I can't...

    What does the label on the top tube say? I can't read it.

    How many speeds?

    Where is the serial number located?

    Any other stickers you can post?
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    Nice looking Sprite, I've got the same bike. ...

    Nice looking Sprite, I've got the same bike. Made a couple swaps, but stock drive train. http://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/286515-showoff-your-townies-47.html#post16870478
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    75 GI and road tires. My vote is going with the...

    75 GI and road tires. My vote is going with the road bike.
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    Buy extra pads so when you burn through them you have a fresh set to put on.

    +1 to practicing hard braking, get to a point you can stop quickly and not lock up the rear tire.
  24. I haven't ridden one yet but it's on my project...

    I haven't ridden one yet but it's on my project list to build a SS MTB too. Assuming you have vertical drops you will need a chain tensioner to keep the chain tension after removing the rear...
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    The morning commute rocked. I was able to clear...

    The morning commute rocked. I was able to clear my head and work out a problem I've been having at work. Chargeable work time?
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