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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 03-09-08, 10:38 PM   #1
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OK I want to build one of these,....

it's just so wrong, I HAVE to,.....

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008...ustinCocco.htm


hopefully I'm not breaking any forum rules by linking dennis's site


I seriously am going to do this, my friend is an ex BMX racer, and has so many cool old BMX frames, and wheelsets, I should be able to make something ridable and freaky.
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Old 03-09-08, 11:08 PM   #2
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i had one of these i was traveling with for a while. not too hard to mimic a bike position like that of a road/track bike. thought of making a "nice" one with some 20" aeroheads to track hubs, 3pc cranks etc but never got around to it.

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Old 03-09-08, 11:10 PM   #3
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Dubl Arospok! Wut a hipster!

Its so funny looking I like it. Especially with the backwards mustache bars.
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Old 03-09-08, 11:10 PM   #4
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very nice...i saw that on FGG and was thinking about creating such a monster ha
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Old 03-09-08, 11:11 PM   #5
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but then popping wheelies and bar spins on it wont be as cool as a full size track bike.
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Dubl Arospok! Wut a hipster!

Its so funny looking I like it. Especially with the backwards mustache bars.
I'm pretty sure those are flipped cruiser bars. But yeah.

Why would he take a photograph of such a horrible chainline?
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Old 03-09-08, 11:25 PM   #7
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And its for sale!
http://phoenix.craigslist.org/bik/600451185.html
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Old 03-09-08, 11:51 PM   #8
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no no, not BUY,...BUILD,......

the frickin seatpost alone would be so much fun (I'd probably TiG it in and then filler it smooth so it looked integral. I'd have more fun building it than just buying one and riding it.

although it IS a GT
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Old 03-10-08, 12:25 AM   #9
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Those handlebars look really uncomfortable. Do you grab them palms down so you can use the brake? Or do you grab them palms up/in so you can use them like drops?

Either way, I don't want to think about the wrist pain that causes.

How about putting in a shorter stem and riding risers with a ridiculous saddle to bar drop? that might be fun.
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Old 03-10-08, 12:54 AM   #10
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Love it.
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Wouldn't pedal strike be a ***** with one of these?
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Old 03-10-08, 01:43 AM   #12
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I have this thing, does it count? It's a three speed now, but I'm thinking of converting it. Also there's another one at the bike collective that's almost identical if I decided that I just had to have a really ****ty geared folder AND a really ****ty fixed gear folder.
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Old 03-10-08, 03:31 AM   #13
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kemmer, you're so f-ing hawt
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