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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 12-28-06, 08:44 PM   #1
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First Fixed Gear Build!

Here's my brand spankin new IRO....
I got her for christmas and just finished building her up. I almost hate to admit it but I was so excited when i finished i almost pissed myself.


IRO Mark V frame/Fork
No name crankset, FSA 42t ring
Ambrosia front wheel
IRO Hub laced to Mavic MA3, 16/18t cogs
Fizik Arione, Specialized Seatpost
No name mtb riser stem (flipped)
Cut down risers and red Ourys

Tell me what you guys think!
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Old 12-28-06, 09:29 PM   #2
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Perfect. Someone riding fixed for the first time with no brakes.

VH-1 Most Awesomely Safe ****, here you come.
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Old 12-28-06, 09:34 PM   #3
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Perfect. Someone riding fixed for the first time with no brakes.

VH-1 Most Awesomely Safe ****, here you come.
this is actually my 3rd brakeless bike, just my first build. ride on dude
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Old 12-28-06, 09:35 PM   #4
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sweet build.
i dont know, a brake might be useful.

EDIT: sorry, i just saw your above post.
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Old 12-28-06, 09:39 PM   #5
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this is actually my 3rd brakeless bike, just my first build. ride on dude
Word, my fault.
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Old 12-28-06, 09:45 PM   #6
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Needs speed holes
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Old 12-28-06, 09:50 PM   #7
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Looks great! I like the bars setup.
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Old 12-28-06, 10:43 PM   #8
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congrats, It is far more rewarding when somthing you built with your own two hands works well, and you are the only one to blame when the cranks fall of
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Old 12-29-06, 06:45 AM   #9
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How about just letting him ride his bike the way he wants and stop with the brake preaching. My wife doesn't even ride a fixie and she is tired of hearing it.
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Old 12-29-06, 07:43 AM   #10
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no doubt, if anything rag the camera [lack of] skills.

i kid, i kid.

nice bike. ride it like you mean it.
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Old 12-29-06, 07:51 AM   #11
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Nice and trendy! Just don't get caught with a Timbuk2 bag!
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excitement! new bike day! now go ride it hard!
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