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    live free or die trying humancongereel's Avatar
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    are these flip flop hubs?

    http://shop.greatdealsonbikes.com/me...tegory_Code=TR

    i thought they were and they look like it, though the picture's sort of low resolution. anyone know for sure? just want to make absolutely certain before doing anything.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    For customer service please call 305-947-7071
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    I bet they are...this is the same set I bought from Nashbar a few months back. Great deal.
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    You could be doing blow off a dead hooker with a needle sticking out of your arm and you wouldn't get kicked out of Humboldt.

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    on the phone right now.

    edit: yes, they are flip flop. sweet. question answered. can't believe i didn't think to just call.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    FYI, Nashbar used to say that these were fixed/fixed on their website, when they were always fixed/free.
    Quote Originally Posted by monkey
    You could be doing blow off a dead hooker with a needle sticking out of your arm and you wouldn't get kicked out of Humboldt.

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    yeah, the guy said fixed/free.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    "flip-flop"?? please. get with the changing times. they're duplex-style hubs.
    the hipster myth.

    i practice vagabondery.

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    Whaa, $125?? That seems really cheap! Less than my first set of Weinmann/Quandos.

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    duo-compatible

    145 shipped - wow. Guy must have a good line on parts.
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    yeah, i swear i've seen the same wheels elsewhere for, i dunno, 180-something.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    When they were on Nashbar, they sold out very quickly. Don't wait!
    Quote Originally Posted by monkey
    You could be doing blow off a dead hooker with a needle sticking out of your arm and you wouldn't get kicked out of Humboldt.

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    yeah, it's funny, i remember when they sold out on nashbar. but the link to this site was posted...um...a couple of months ago. i called and everything still seems to be in order. a pair ordered, and my lovely girlfriend will soon a) have new wheels that she desperately needs and b) be able to enter the wonderful world of fixed gear riding.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    Quote Originally Posted by humancongereel
    yeah, it's funny, i remember when they sold out on nashbar. but the link to this site was posted...um...a couple of months ago. i called and everything still seems to be in order. a pair ordered, and my lovely girlfriend will soon a) have new wheels that she desperately needs and b) be able to enter the wonderful world of fixed gear riding.
    Major points.

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    points? what can i redeem these points for?

    oh, wait, i get it. nevermind.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    formula doesn't make a single sided track hub
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    I got a set of these for something I haven't built up yet... super-good for the money. You'll just need rim tape as it didn't come with.

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    Holy crap. This same wheelset goes for $200 locally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by baxtefer
    formula doesn't make a single sided track hub

    oh. well, i'll keep that tidbit tucked away for future reference.

    oh, and rimtape...simple enough to get. i actually have one wheel's worth just laying around.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    ha ha, the sound of that type of flip flop drives me ****ing nuts.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    Did you find out if the axles on these are long enough for 130mm spacing?

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    are these flip flops?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Landgolier
    Did you find out if the axles on these are long enough for 130mm spacing?
    i don't need 130mm spacing for my girlfriend's bike, unless i made a mistake someplace.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    hmm, ok, just wondering. I guess if they use the stock formula axles the answer is no anyway.

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    heh. good to know. hmmmm...they're already ordered. i'll re-measure, if 130's needed, do you think i should call back and see if there's anything that can be done?
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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