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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 02-26-06, 09:38 PM   #1
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EDIT(wrong link):http://cgi.ebay.com/56-cm-Peugeot-Fi...QQcmdZViewItem

yes? no? i believe so!
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Old 02-26-06, 09:40 PM   #2
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Huh?
It says 6 days and no bids.

Also, that bike is ridiculous looking.
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Old 02-26-06, 09:42 PM   #3
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oh **** i am an idiot

http://cgi.ebay.com/56-cm-Peugeot-Fi...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 02-26-06, 09:44 PM   #4
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Haha, that's better.
Yeah, $225 seems like a pretty good deal.

Good buy, I say.
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I like it. But I'm told that i'm easy.
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i've umm...seen siqqq'er
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good deal. no matter what is really on it, buying a complete track frame for 225 is a deal.
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good deal. no matter what is really on it, buying a complete track frame for 225 is a deal.
pretty sure its a conversion because of the brake lines.
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good deal. no matter what is really on it, buying a complete track frame for 225 is a deal.
it's not a track frame.
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Looks like a nice setup, but the gearing is low for my taste. I'd swap that 39 for a 42 or even bigger unless you've got a lot of hills around.
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it's not a track frame.
yeah; it's a converted Peugeot 10 or 12 speed road bike. I have a frame that looks exactly like that (based on the proportions, brake bridge, and the shape and placement of the cable guides). A pretty decent frame for a conversion from what I have seen.
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yeah, I'm tired right now. I started typing that up but then started searching ebay for track frames. So, that phrase was in my head when I meant to say "complete bike".
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Very nice! Good deal.
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you coulda done worse.
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you coulda done worse.
Yup, coulda been this:



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Old 02-26-06, 10:59 PM   #16
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this bike is the ****!
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70 pounds doesn't seem unreasonable
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Haha, I know people who live in the general vicinity of that trike.

I am considering buying it and paying the guy to drop it in their front lawn.
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Old 02-26-06, 11:25 PM   #19
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pretty sure its a conversion because of the brake lines.
?????????

I have seen trck bikes with brake lines and brake holes drilled on them... man if u figure it out what kind of frame it is based in "because of the brake lines" u need to come back to cycling 100/ 55 maybe

What I think its that this two will become good deal...

http://cgi.ebay.com/57cm-Schwinn-Par...QQcmdZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.com/Bianchi-Pista-20...QQcmdZViewItem

darn...

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^ WTF are you talking about?
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i would love to roll into a trackstanding competition on that thing
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Good score on the Peugeot! Many more dollars would have been spend on those upgrades. Best parts are probably 1. rear wheel / cog 2. crank (though by no means "high end", you lucked out and got something intended for fixed / ss and in 165, nice for conversions) and 3. Turbo saddle...those rock.
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Old 02-26-06, 11:37 PM   #23
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?????????

I have seen trck bikes with brake lines and brake holes drilled on them... man if u figure it out what kind of frame it is based in "because of the brake lines" u need to come back to cycling 100/ 55 maybe

What I think its that this two will become good deal...

http://cgi.ebay.com/57cm-Schwinn-Par...QQcmdZViewItem

http://cgi.ebay.com/Bianchi-Pista-20...QQcmdZViewItem

darn...

cya
i am aware that track bikes sometimes have lines and holes, thank you. but i personally have never heard of a track bike with horizontal drop outs. maybe you need to go to bicycle whatever number thing.

i am happy with my purchase.
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i am aware that track bikes sometimes have lines and holes, thank you. but i personally have never heard of a track bike with horizontal drop outs. maybe you need to go to bicycle whatever number thing.

i am happy with my purchase.
or fender holes....or derailleur holes....or a derailleur cable guide....

Anyway, even if the frame were made of excrement this would be a good value in parts. (which it's not, it's a high quality frame).
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yeah man. good deal. good job on the ebaying.
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