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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 03-30-03, 03:30 AM   #1
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I have just aquired two old (1960s) English 3 speeds. I know nothing about them, and only one has the old rear wheel. Considering rather than restoring the other, which is just basically the frame with cool cottered chromed cut out cranks I'd go fixed on it. Any ideas of how wrong this is?
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Old 04-16-03, 07:00 AM   #2
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Why not? Older bikes seem to have shortish top tubes, but if you can set it up to fit you give it a shot. Do you plan to leave the original handlebar, etc.?
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