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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 11-22-05, 06:40 PM   #1
Paul And Pista
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Seat Stay Question

Since I'm short one bike now, I'm considering the possibility of getting something custom. Let's ignore for the moment how silly of an idea this may be. Anyway, I've been browsing builder sites, and I've seen a few frames whose seat stays meet the seat tube lower than the top tube. Out of curiousity, is there any ride difference or advantage for that kind of frame? I stole a picture from Strawberry Cycles, ignore the monostay.
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