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    fixie conversion

    hello folks!

    newbie here with a fixie conversion question. i have a verticle bracket and would like to convert this frame to a singlespeed. is this generally not recommended? how can you get the chain real tight on a verticle bracket?

    thanks!

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    Eno hub is one option here for vertical dropouts for the rear wheel
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    I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by [165]
    Eno hub is one option here for vertical dropouts for the rear wheel
    Buy it here:

    http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/WINDHUENO

    Or just get a new frame.
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    eccentric hub,
    eccentric axle,
    chain tensioner,
    or a lucky fit.

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