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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 08-12-07, 03:52 PM   #1
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Diamondback Mt Bike Conversion before and after

Just Finished this Diamondback Ascent Ex. I think 86-87 era. Thought I'd share the pics. Gearing is 36/16. The first Mt bike I ever rode was a Diamondback Ascent EX a friend of mine got for his birthday in 8th grade, so when I saw this bike, i knew I had to have it!






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Old 08-12-07, 03:54 PM   #2
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neat i like the bmx type brake, Mash that motha!
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That actually looks pretty cool. Im sure its fun.
What gearing you have on it?
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Old 08-12-07, 04:07 PM   #4
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That actually looks pretty cool. Im sure its fun.
What gearing you have on it?
Hehe...

OP: That's a pretty sweet looking bike man.
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Old 08-12-07, 05:31 PM   #5
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Nicely done! I've got an old ATB waiting patiently in my garage for funds for a fixed conversion. Its in line after my chopper and ss for that, though. Too many projects.
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