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    Senior Member gilby's Avatar
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    No use for a derailleur hanger?

    Has anyone done anything creative with the derailleur hanger on their road conversion fixies? I don't mean removing it, but perhaps using it for something functional or artistic?

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    Mount a kickstand.
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    you could put strings on it and make it a necklace

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    Mount a wheelie bar.

    Enjoy

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    bottle opener similar to the surly chain tug...?

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    A place to clip your housekeys when you're out riding in your skivvies

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    mine has a 1.5 inch spike sticking out of it, to match the one mounted where the rear brake used to be.

    i like spikes.

    check out any motorcycle catalog that caters to riders of harleys and other v-twin cruisers. there's all sorts of stuff like that.

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    Senior Member gilby's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ryan_c
    A place to clip your housekeys when you're out riding in your skivvies
    Ha! I was wondering where I was going to carry those on World Naked Bike Day!

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    I haven't yet found a use for the hanger, but there are some beautiful brass bells (Jitensha in berkeley sells them, not sure where else) with the same threading as downtube shifter bosses...my masi now sports two of those.

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    You could rig up a camera mount to it. That would be a kinda cool camera angle...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judah
    You could rig up a camera mount to it. That would be a kinda cool camera angle...
    Damn Judah, that would be sweet! Someone should e-mail Lucas
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    Quote Originally Posted by thecosmicmuffin
    Damn Judah, that would be sweet! Someone should e-mail Lucas

    He actually uses his hanger for it's intended purpose.

    I would like to see a front brake mount as well.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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