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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 06-08-05, 09:56 PM   #1
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track bike sizing

OK so I'm looking to buy my first track bike. How does the sizing compare to road bike sizing? Is the seat tube shorter due to BB height? For ref i ride a 54-56 road bike.

Thank you as always for your advice.

BTW anyone have a cheap track frame they want to unload
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Old 06-08-05, 10:00 PM   #2
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seat tube is the same, you'll just be a little higher off the ground. you'll lose some stand over. some folks go small for track bikes on the road so you have a little more control over whipping the frame around.
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