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    Picture tutorials for ss conversion?

    Hi, I am hoping to find a 70s road bike with a vertical drop out and turn it into a single speed. Are there any picturials for this? Do any of you have any links? Is there anything else I should look for besides the drop out when looking to purchase an old track bike?

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    I apologize, I meant horizontal. Also does any place sell a cheap light frame that is well suited to this sorta build?

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    i would suggest the iro mark v.
    http://www.irofixedgear.com/index.as...WPROD&ProdID=6

    whoops- you said old track bike. sorry
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    Check the LDS [Local DumpSter]

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    thanks was anything else I should look for when finding an old bike?

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    Check the dropouts, make sure its near your size and check for rust holes and cracks before you take a trash find.

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    thanks, I want this bike to be as lite as possible, but it will receive a lot of abuse, is aluminum out of the question then? Is there a certain metal that would be best suited for this application?

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