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    Schwinn Project Complete

    I had this old Schwinn Varsity in the basement and decided to build it up into a fixed gear. The rear rim was trashed and the front wasn't much better, so I used the wheelset/tire combo from my Raleigh project. I slapped on a Surly 17t cog (rotafixed) with a dura-ace lockring. Original one-piece crank with 39 teeth. Original stem with 5" risers from ebay. Grips are cheapo Gel-lites. Chain line is straight as a mofo for anyone thinking of converting their Varsity. Kick stand? Hell to the YES!



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    Are we not men?
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    brake it?

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    Heck yes. raster's Avatar
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    ^^^^ yeah, agreed.


    Looks pretty *****in', however.
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    You stop and go in your bag about 40-50+ times per day riding across the city over an 8 hour period?

    Are you a drug dealer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zombie Carl View Post
    brake it?
    Not immediately. I wanna mess around on it for a while trying reverse barspins...in an empty parking lot.

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    word. with 39/17, just messing around/grabbing beer/groceries, no brake is needed.

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    No, but maybe at least clips?

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    Booya
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    front break arrospok


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