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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 12-09-07, 09:32 PM   #1
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**** this polishing bull****.

but it's better than braking cranks.
ok i could've filed that area without polishing but they were kinda beat up.
sorry jacob, they not for sale.


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Old 12-09-07, 09:34 PM   #2
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Old 12-09-07, 09:34 PM   #3
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oh yeah, and here's a pic of a real bike you freekin dorks.
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Old 12-09-07, 09:36 PM   #4
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Double strapped on the road bike?
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but it's better than braking cranks.
How do you brake a crank? Is that some wacky new invention?
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Old 12-09-07, 09:43 PM   #6
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How do you brake a crank? Is that some wacky new invention?
ahh ****, i see everyone in here saying break when teh y mean brake and so on and so forth that it got me using the wrong damn version too.
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Disk mounted on the inside tabs of the spider with the caliper mounted to braze-ons on the ST. Booya. The next big thing in FG.
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i guess i use legs to brake my cranks.
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Old 12-09-07, 09:45 PM   #9
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Double strapped on the road bike?
i swap pedals around on bikes.
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Old 12-09-07, 09:45 PM   #10
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Old 12-09-07, 09:46 PM   #11
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haha. i'd rather polish my crank than have that brake setup actually.
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AW DAMMIT!

I thought I finally had a patentable idea.
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Old 12-09-07, 09:59 PM   #13
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Am I the only one here that doesn't actually like polished shiny bits? Give me matte finishes, scratches, and dirt, dammit.

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Like so.
Am I missing something? What is the point of this?
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Old 12-09-07, 10:02 PM   #15
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Old 12-09-07, 10:04 PM   #16
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Am I missing something? What is the point of this?
to stop the bike
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to stop the bike
Yes but are there any extra benefits to doing it this way instead of the other tried and true methods?
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Yes but are there any extra benefits to doing it this way instead of the other tried and true methods?
you don't have to worry about black streaks on your unmachined deepV's. lol.
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Now we're getting somewhere.
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That setup seems both wildly stupid and utterly practical, and I can't decide which is the case. I can think of reasons both ways...
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it's actually less mechanically efficient due to the gear ratio than a standard disc brake, which is itself less efficient than a rim brake (from a physics standpoint).
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Old 12-09-07, 11:05 PM   #22
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oh yeah, and here's a pic of a real bike you freekin dorks.
i don't agree that most bikes are make believe but i will say that bike is neato burrito.
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Like so.
Did you do that before you read the OP or after? Because if after, high ****ing five.

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After. I raced to find the picture.
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Old 12-09-07, 11:23 PM   #25
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Nice cranks wonka. I just bought a set from UK, and luckily someone already did the polishing work for me! Mine are
Strada I think.
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