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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 11-05-05, 11:29 AM   #1
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Hot Road-specific FGs.

I think trackbikes in the city are the cat's meow, but every now and then I get fantasies of being one of those roadie badasses(like Tyler Hamilton) who ride mountains on a fixed gear in the training season. This picture in FGG is exactly the kind of rig I'd choose.
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Old 11-05-05, 12:30 PM   #2
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lol @ go grandma

nice bike though
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Old 11-05-05, 01:26 PM   #3
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Totally with you on this one. My Kogswell is setup as close to a roadie rig as possible. It's just nicer for longer rides.
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Even better, fixed steel Colnago with C-Record and Cobalto parts used as off-road winter trainer by a top pro roadie.
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Old 11-05-05, 01:45 PM   #5
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every now and then I get fantasies of being one of those roadie badasses...
I'm no badass, but I prefer a road fixie...
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