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    I have gotten many bikes outta the trash,,here...

    I have gotten many bikes outta the trash,,here are 2 of my favorites, the Auto Cycle I still have, the Tandem I put back together and traded it for a new fixie
  2. you are just trying to get a rise outta other...

    you are just trying to get a rise outta other posters, you really dont believe that crap.
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    some people think there is a premium on short...

    some people think there is a premium on short frames, I am not so sure. I see a lot of huge frames. I use a 58 cm frame. Seems like 58 cm is the most sought after, I have flipped about 300 bikes in...
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    my wife said I am going to die on the road, my...

    my wife said I am going to die on the road, my answer is I hope so,,not now lol at 61 but when I am 90,,what better way to go than doing somthing you love.

    If you think maybe its not worth it to...
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    Yea I sometime forget I have been repairing bikes...

    Yea I sometime forget I have been repairing bikes since I was 10 years old, mostly Schwinns. Here is before and after Tandem pics.
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    Just trying to show that I really have experience...

    Just trying to show that I really have experience with these crappy bikes, I am not just talking about something I have no experience with. I dont know what these guys think you are going to get for...
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    I am not sure that the strength is that...

    I am not sure that the strength is that different, the chromoly is more flexible giving a better ride, like difference between aluminum and chromoly.
  8. I live in Michigan, I actually like riding in the...

    I live in Michigan, I actually like riding in the winter, I feel empowered, strong and young(I am 61).

    I doubt if it will be as bad as last year, but if it is, I will ride when ever I can. It is...
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    You cant simulate riding a fixed gear bike on...

    You cant simulate riding a fixed gear bike on freewheel bike, doesnt work that way. Riding a fixed gear bike is very different than a freewheel bike. You push the bike and the bike pushes you, there...
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    So I am no expert, unlike all the other guys on...

    So I am no expert, unlike all the other guys on here. So here comes all the NO's it is a piece of crap comments. But I do have some experience with these pieces of crap. lol SO in my little...
  11. Thread: Need help!

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    I have never built a fixed gear bike, but I will...

    I have never built a fixed gear bike, but I will in the future soon. If you are trying to do it on the cheap, yea just buy a rear wheel with a fixed hub. I am sure you can get one for around 50...
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    I bought a slightly used Pure Fix for 160..am...

    I bought a slightly used Pure Fix for 160..am approaching 2000 miles on it,,no problems cept tires. Tires go flat sooner or later cause the rim liner is insufficient to cover spoke holes. An easy...
  13. like most of u critics, no specifics, no...

    like most of u critics, no specifics, no facts.the bike is trash, built badly lmao,,what ever that means. If you knew anything about the bike,,you would have specifics, you like most dont have any.
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    dont listen to this guy,,he will get you killed,...

    dont listen to this guy,,he will get you killed, LAY ON THE BRAKES
  15. Ok so tell me is better quality at that price...

    Ok so tell me is better quality at that price range, State, Big Shot, Pure Fix, SE???? They all have about the same quality. I agree the bikes shouldnt come flip flop, with one brake, they should...
  16. You need to look up the meaning of the word...

    You need to look up the meaning of the word slander, then tell me what I said that was a lie about bikeman 4 you. I just pointed out that he was very quick to denigrate the Sole company, before he...
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    I BIKE. Documentary Movie - search that it is a...

    I BIKE. Documentary Movie - search that it is a short movie about these fixed gear riders in Montreal
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    anyone ride fixed in the winter?

    I saw this video in Montreal of this fixed gear group, they were riding in the dead of winter in the snow, looks like they didnt have any trouble riding in the snow. Anyone have experience?
  19. There is this guy that has an internet show...

    There is this guy that has an internet show called Bikeman4u, he has a bike shop in Fla, so someone sends him 2 Sole bicycles in the box for him to put together. He just reams the bikes, calling them...
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    the Volare is sweet, I have owned Super Sports...

    the Volare is sweet, I have owned Super Sports and Sports Tourer, Le Tours Continentals if I found a Volare I would keep it.
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    tooooooooo sweeeeeeeeeeeet

    tooooooooo sweeeeeeeeeeeet
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    One good reason fixed gear bikes are so popular...

    One good reason fixed gear bikes are so popular is the simple maintenance .

    I gave up riding road bikes a few years ago cause of the maintenance of the gearing system.
    I was riding old single...
  23. building a fixed gear, must have frame with horizontal dropouts?

    So I have been told you can only use a frame with horizontal drop outs, the reason being obvious. But the other day I saw a sweet fixed gear build, locked up outside this cafe I go to. When I took a...
  24. [QUOTE=zeego;17045349]Please pardon my...

    [QUOTE=zeego;17045349]Please pardon my ignorance/redundancy on this thread as I don't know too much about the older stuff out there....8-) I just got finished building up my everyday rider and now...
  25. bingo,,,you have to know what fits you,,on your...

    bingo,,,you have to know what fits you,,on your own,,,there are sites on line that explain it very well. I wouldnt trust a bike shop to know what is right and even if they do,,if they will sell you...
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