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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 02-03-06, 09:31 PM   #1
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Big F-ing SS MTB

So I rode one of these recently:

http://www.trailcentral.com/communit...=1004&pid=3812

and now I want one. But I'll never use it for the trails, just bike polo/footdown/random other bike games so I don't want to pay $400 for it. Basically I'm going to get a cheap used MTB frame, take everything but the smallest chainring off and put a new rear wheel on. Does anyone know where can I get a big coaster brake mountain bike rear wheel?
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Old 02-04-06, 10:56 AM   #2
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Monocogs go for sale used all the time, because they are entry-level SS.

As far as a coaster brakes for MTB's, if you get an older model, the rear spacing is 110mm, which can easily be cold set to whatever spacing your coaster hub is.
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man...a gearing like that...talk about spin.
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I know...it's so much fun. Yeah, I don't really want to buy a monogo becuase I don't want the brakes(except for coaster brake) and I'd have to replace the rear hub anyways...I'm looking at spending a total of like $100.
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