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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 06-09-06, 12:50 AM   #1
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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?

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Eno hub is one option here for vertical dropouts for the rear wheel
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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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