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    Sources for Inexpensive Track Cogs

    Where can I find inexpensive track cogs? I really want to try out fixed gear, but Im a college student on a TIGHT budget

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlatFender
    Where can I find inexpensive track cogs? I really want to try out fixed gear, but Im a college student on a TIGHT budget
    if your budget is so tight you're concerned about the cost of a cog, you probably don't have the money to build a conversion in the first place.

    all the same, though, if you're looking for deals, check ebay or your lbs's used parts bin.

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    All I need is the cog and a lock ring, and my current set-up will be good to go.

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    $25 will get you a DA cog.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    Exactly, and a cheap new cog will probably just chew your hub.

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    Soma cogs are $20 at Nashbar. Some people seem to think they are sub par for reasons I have never heard articulated, but in my experience they are pretty nice, and certainly adequate for an inexpensive cog.

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    I have had good luck with the no-name spicer cog. I think it is less than $10, I got it when I was jobless and haven't found a need to replace it now that I have a job...

    http://spicercycles.com/index.cgi?ca...cat_desc=Track. Yep, $7.

    Fast/cheap shipping, awesome customer service.

    [edit]has anyone tried these and had a bad experience?[/edit]
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    Quote Originally Posted by onetwentyeight
    Unfortunately they seem to want $17 to ship an item to Canada that would honestly cost less than <$2. Damn online retailers always like to rip on shipping.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    "Buying a track cog is not a time to be thrifty."

    -Matt Chester
    "Fixed gear ain't all tight pants and hand claps."

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    Quote Originally Posted by operator
    Unfortunately they seem to want $17 to ship an item to Canada that would honestly cost less than <$2. Damn online retailers always like to rip on shipping.
    they are actually located downtown Kalamazoo. They have a VERY nice shop. International shipping is a *****.




    I apreciate the links folks.

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    Yeah I don't quite understand it. Domestic shipping from states to state is like $6 or whatever, and that goes to the north reaches of United States. As soon as it crosses the border by 1m in shipping is 3x that amount? :|
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    phils

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    Close out!!!3/32": 18T Cro-Mo $16.95 each contact brent@philwood.com


    *Cog shown is stainlees steel*

    Quote Originally Posted by FlatFender
    Where can I find inexpensive track cogs? I really want to try out fixed gear, but Im a college student on a TIGHT budget
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