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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 06-16-07, 10:21 AM   #1
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Anyone use Forte SS Conversion Kit?

Has anyone used the Forte SS Conversion kit? Thoughts?

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Old 06-16-07, 11:20 AM   #2
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It has worked for several hundred miles for me, never dropped a chain and I've done plenty of standup mashing and jumping etc.
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Old 06-16-07, 01:17 PM   #3
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Works fine. Mine is a little loud, no matter how much I lube it, but otherwise no problems.
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Old 06-17-07, 03:14 PM   #4
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Treated me well... I recomend them to most folks looking for a convert on the cheap!
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