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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 09-13-05, 07:55 PM   #1
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coaster brake/fixed gear conversion...

what are the steps necessary to convert a bike with a rear wheel coaster brake into
a fixed gear?

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Old 09-13-05, 08:06 PM   #2
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A coaster brake wheel. That's about it.
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Old 09-13-05, 08:55 PM   #3
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no, no no, home skillet needs a fixed wheel. then it'll be about it.
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Old 09-13-05, 08:59 PM   #4
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a hammer, three egg's, a box of matches, roofing tar, a moldable eraser, a comb, and a box of .223 ammo.
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and it starts...
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Heat the roofing tar up and pour it into the hub---instance fixed gear!
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Old 09-14-05, 07:50 AM   #7
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duct tape has been replaced with roofing tar.
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O yea,be sure and rap the tire with duck tape for that cool look---but don't rap the handle bars with it are everyone will laugh at ya.(why does ridding a fixed gear bring out the worst in me?)Honestly,I wasn't like this till I built that fixy.
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