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    STP fixed?

    I just signed up for STP today. Anyone here doing it fixed? I signed up as a 1 day rider, which makes gears a little more likely for me, but if we have a BF posse... well... I set up my Soma a little more distance friendly today just in case.

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    It's always been held on a weekend that I had something else pressing to do but I've ridden some of the route in smaller chunks... there are only a couple large hills that I can remember being a PITA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zerobug
    It's always been held on a weekend that I had something else pressing to do but I've ridden some of the route in smaller chunks... there are only a couple large hills that I can remember being a PITA.
    Yeah. I rode it in two days last year with gears. I saw 5 or so fixed riders. This year's route is pretty much the same.

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    Shouldn't really be a problem. Just the one hill in Tacoma. But I would think the bridge would be sketchier?

    Just find a gear ratio that you are REAL comfortable with.

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    Oh man I want to do this, since I'm going to be there. I don't have much cycling experience in the NW though, what would I be getting myself into if I tried to do it fixed?

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    this time of year, not much rain. but hills aren't foreign to people in this region.

    i've definitely heard of people doing it fixed, and have a friend thinking about it. no idea if the fixers have planned/are planning to do it in one day or two.
    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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