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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 07-11-05, 01:06 PM   #1
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possibly my first fixed gear

http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/83730018.html


ok, so after riding road bikes for a few years and then learning about the interesting world of fixed gears, i think i might take the plunge tonight and buy one. its listed about, but i wanted some feedback from the knowledgeable folk on this forum, if that price seems alright and if that seems like a good starter bike for a noob. Ive ridden fixed gears once before(just this weekend) and while im not throwing out my road bike, im just looking to broaden my bicycle horizons. thanks much.
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Old 07-11-05, 01:09 PM   #2
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better buy it now, it's sure to go fast on CL.

if you're thinking about it, just follow thru and get it. you won't be sorry.
also, if you hate it you can sell it back on CL in a snap.
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Old 07-11-05, 01:10 PM   #3
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better buy it now, it's sure to go fast on CL.

word. im meeting the guy tonight after we both get off work.
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Old 07-11-05, 01:27 PM   #4
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good for you ride it hard and fast!! go go go
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just moved, no space for it.
where is he living now, a cardboard box?
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THAT is a sweet deal. Almost...too sweet.
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Old 07-11-05, 06:20 PM   #8
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Old 07-11-05, 06:28 PM   #9
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If the dude seems sketchy, do yourself a favor and paint it after you buy it.

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Old 07-11-05, 07:24 PM   #11
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Old 07-11-05, 07:58 PM   #12
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looks like a good deal, but watch out, your gonna get hooked.
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So did you get it? for that price, I'd get it just for the components.

Anyone else have a wheelet, crank, brake, bars, in decent shape for $200 they'd be willing to sell me? I have an extra frame sitting around dying to be built up.
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i didnt get the guy sold it to someone else, i have though picked up a fabulous beater which i'll soon put up picks of.
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what was it? the post has been deleted
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