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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 04-26-07, 04:46 AM   #1
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06 Scott Sub10 Single speed conversion now complete!!!

Need to share the news...

My Sub10 is now truly a Sub10 kg bike!

I'm SO happy it hurts.

Awesome piece of machinery. I've got the best bike (or best Subby) in old Sydney town.

Was running an XT group set (26' wheels, my 700c's are being hand built as we speak), though now have ripped it all off, WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY.

Am learning to spin and loving it.
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Old 04-26-07, 04:56 AM   #2
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10kg? 10kg!!!!


we use the imperial system here sir!
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Old 04-26-07, 06:20 AM   #3
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10kg = 22.0462 lbs.
...cool software for doing conversions like that here: http://joshmadison.com/software/convert/...

back ot, good to hear newbie, we need pics...
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Old 04-26-07, 06:24 AM   #4
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Wishes do come true.

Heading over that way soon..

My bike is rocking hard.

Wish I had camera. Could upload some aweswome pics..!

Good to see
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Old 04-26-07, 06:34 AM   #5
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Oops

Good to see Scott back in the US market.

Am totaly single speed, no adjuster. Running xt wheels, cranks, brakes (with hydro lines), thompson post, Sub10 06' (silver) frame with 07' raw carbon fork.
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Old 04-26-07, 08:19 AM   #6
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But....... sub 10 pounds isn't all that light. Is it? I mean, I had a 22lb road bike back in 1984, and it wasn't by a long stretch the lightest (or most expensive) thing on the market.
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Old 04-26-07, 08:26 AM   #7
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Not a SS, but I commute on a Scott Cyclocross. Love it.
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I can't stop myself saying this - sorry - but my fg weighs 7.1kg. And it's cheap.
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Old 04-26-07, 10:09 AM   #9
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but he's talking a (sort of) mountain bike frame w/hydraulic discs:

and his posts say he's shaved like 3 lbs off it by going SS...
it's not the lightest, but worth a small pat on the back.

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Old 04-26-07, 10:14 AM   #10
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My Surly 29er with Phil wheels weighs 24 lbs. Get back to work, slacker!
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But....... sub 10 pounds isn't all that light. Is it?
yeah, that's pretty damn light
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Old 04-26-07, 10:42 AM   #12
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My Surly 29er with Phil wheels weighs 24 lbs. Get back to work, slacker!
My 1984 Ciocc weighs 18 lbs. What's your point?
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My 1984 Ciocc weighs 18 lbs. What's your point?
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yeah, that's pretty damn light
Yeah, but I totally meant 10 kilos. And everything. Damn.
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Yeah, but I totally meant 10 kilos. And everything. Damn.
haha, yeah i know. sorry for being a dick.

10 kilos might not be super light, but it aint bad for an all-mountain rig. mine's much heavier, but then again it has wussy ass gears.

edit: think that scott's xc actually. never mind.
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Old 04-26-07, 12:58 PM   #16
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I thought I was going to see some ridiculous sub 10 pound bikes. Never did grade 6 math? Get on top of your units boy! Also specialize gets a slap on the wrists. This stinks of McDonald's '100% Beef' patties.
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My 1984 Ciocc weighs 18 lbs. What's your point?
he is comparing his ss mtb to that ss mtb. (whoops, one has gears)

your comparing your roadie to his ss mtb....

therefore he has a point; you don't so much really.

my 29er ss weighs around 22lbs (but it is not a surly frame, which are pretty heavy as far as frames go). i think my friends 29er ss is under 20lbs (kona aluminum frame).
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haha, yeah i know. sorry for being a dick.

10 kilos might not be super light, but it aint bad for an all-mountain rig. mine's much heavier, but then again it has wussy ass gears.

edit: think that scott's xc actually. never mind.
it's not even an xc bike it's a hybrid.... a stupid expensive hybrid with hydros, an xt rear derailer and deore everything else.
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he is comparing his ss mtb to that ss mtb.

your comparing your roadie to his ss mtb....

therefore he has a point; you don't so much really.

my 29er ss weighs around 22lbs (but it is not a surly frame, which are pretty heavy as far as frames go). i think my firends is under 20 (kona aluminum frame).
Just for a little more context, my frame is 20" of 4130 Cr-Mo, a tank if there ever was one. The rear wheel, despite being a freewheel hub weighs as much as many mid-weight road wheelsets (although likely not as much as one Aerospoke).
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this thread and the bike mentioned sucks.
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my frame is 20" of 4130 Cr-Mo, a tank if there ever was one.
i know even my KM fork wieghed at least a pound more than the costom fork it was replaced by... they make stuff to last, those surly folk.
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Heading over that way soon..

My bike is rocking hard.

Wish I had camera. Could upload some aweswome pics..!

Good to see
I also wish that you had a camera... I think I'm going to do the same for my own... Does anybody know if it's okay to have a single speed in the back but keep the three cranks in the front ?
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it's not even an xc bike it's a hybrid.... a stupid expensive hybrid
It's pretty nice for a hybrid. I'd rather have a Marin Point Reyes or a Novara Safari, but it probably looks better than either of those bikes.
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are we gonna have a picture soon?I'm asking because I have the feeling I'm going to put a picture here of my own single speed sub10 before sp1975... and the bike isn't even close to ready yet...
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What no pics?
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