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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 02-21-08, 01:50 PM   #1
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I Ran out of Money on my Build





If you'd like to donate, e-mail me hahaha
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Old 02-21-08, 01:55 PM   #2
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how about you sell that snowboard and stop buying rediculous lamps.

all you need is one bulb.
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Old 02-21-08, 01:57 PM   #3
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or you can just wait until you get more money? is there a time limit or something?
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Old 02-21-08, 02:00 PM   #4
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i've been building the same bike since october

patience is a virtue ... at least in winter it is
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Old 02-21-08, 02:03 PM   #6
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I wanted to have it done by the time it got nice out, and its lookin pretty nice out today...so i'm just kinda bummed
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Old 02-21-08, 02:04 PM   #7
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this is the best excuse for not running brakes i have ever heard.
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Why don't you just bum parts off of your road bike?
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Hey, that's practically done. You can make it rideable for next to nothing... ****ty chains and tyres are cheap and you can slap on a cheapo pedal with toe clips. Cogs don't cost all that much, either.
Not that you necessarily should, I'm just saying that if you're broke and itching to ride it, cheap/used/borrowed parts could easily complete it.
Oh, and congrats, it's pretty.
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you could've bought formula hubs instead and finish the bike by now....
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[QUOTE=RaeFixie;6207004]you could've bought formula hubs instead and finish the bike by now....[/QUOTE

But then he wouldnt have had dura-ace hubs...

PM me with what you need bro, I got mad isht laying around my dorm room, I know I can hit you with a cog, chain, pedals, clips and straps at least. Oh, and some spare bar tape if you really need it along with odds and ends.
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Old 02-21-08, 02:29 PM   #13
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frankstoneline i notice that u live in ellensburg.... u go to central WA univ?
how is ellensburg? i jut got accepted to central WA and well... hoping that ellensburg is not boring...haha
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I'll donate you some barend plugs.
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how about you sell that snowboard and stop buying rediculous lamps.

all you need is one bulb.
I second that, snowboarding is overrated, and getting pretty corny.
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Wait.

I heard that all track bieks cost $100.
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Old 02-21-08, 02:42 PM   #17
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I'll donate you some barend plugs.
I have end plugs too, save you some shipping if I end up sending a care package.
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Tires and chains are overrated. Do it flintstone style.
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Sell those fugly grips and buy a no name chain and cog--slap some old tires on and you'll be all set
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or you can just wait until you get more money? is there a time limit or something?
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Old 02-21-08, 03:18 PM   #21
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noting the use of a fisheye lens to shoot that photo, i somehow doubt selling the snowboard will be an option.
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buy a no name cog
Bad advice from what I've read on the forums. Cheap cog = increased chance of stripped hubs. I'd hate for that to happen to your build.
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Bad advice from what I've read on the forums. Cheap cog = increased chance of stripped hubs. I'd hate for that to happen to your build.
Yeah. Of all places to try and save money, that isn't it. Dura ace cogs ~ $25. Cheapest stamped **** about $10.

Really not worth it.
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Don't skimp on drivetrain parts. These are more important than any other parts of the bicycle.
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Thanks for all the offers on parts guys!

But i feel like i've already put so much into this bike, I have to finish it the way I had originally intended to. So all i need is sylvan track pedals, mks clips and straps. a pair of soma everwears, dura ace cog, and supertype seatpost (the seatpost in the pic is actually a 26.6 and doesn't really fit in my 27.2 clamp) does anyone have any suggestions for a solid 3/32 chain, or will any chain do fine?

Thanks for all the help guys
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