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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 09-21-05, 05:21 AM   #1
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CX a la fix

so the CX season is coming up and I was thinking about slapping some knobbies on my conversion and dropping the gear and taking off to the races. Have any of you raced CX fixed. I was wondering how it is for the whole dismounting and barriers thing. Im not looking to be an actual contender as I havent raced since june and im not in top race shape but just figured Id end the season ( or begin pending how you look at it) with some fun.
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Old 09-21-05, 06:32 AM   #2
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MTB and CX both are notorious for the tremendous amount torque generated over and over again facing low speed obstacles and hills with spinnable gears. Make sure your conversion is up to the task but otherwise I bet it'd be fun.
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At the end of last year's season, an SF messenger won c's on a fix. bada$$.
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Old 09-22-05, 01:35 AM   #4
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i'll be doing back when i get stateside on my rob roy, i also plan on being dfl all the time
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