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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 06-12-05, 07:05 PM   #1
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First build

Soon as I get the chainline dialed in.
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Old 06-12-05, 07:10 PM   #2
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Soon as you get your titanium knees dialed in.
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Just watch that chainring overlap or strike on the corners.
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oh man.

beautiful.

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And it's got knobbies! I know, I know, it's the first every downhill-specific bike!
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I'm seriously considering making up a chainring from some of these templates and running something like 64t/23t, assuming I can fit it with the chainstay (though its an old frame, I wouldn't mind 'modifying' the chainstay if necessary.

http://www.ihpva.org/Builders/Sprocket/

If I could find track cogs bigger than 23t, I'll do even more. Supposedly cassette cogs come in up to 34, but I haven't seen them yet... a 92t/34t would look crazy.

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