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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 03-27-08, 07:59 PM   #1
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new pre-built Single speed for under $400??

Hey, I crashed my singlespeed recently, and bent the head tube a bit so the frame is kaput! I no longer have access to a shop where i can build a new one, and finding a used 49cm frame is tough! So... I am looking at a few different new, prebuilt bikes that I want some advice on. I will put on my bendix coaster brake on either of these, so wheels are not a huge issue. Do you all have any preference, can you find me a better deal?
Tommaso Augustana
http://www.rscycle.com/s.nl/it.A/id....category=23174
Windsor, The Hour
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/thehour.htm

Thanks to you all in advance for your insight!!!
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Old 03-27-08, 08:10 PM   #2
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Lol. Who's going to say it.
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Old 03-27-08, 08:14 PM   #3
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kilo tt biked direct
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Old 03-27-08, 08:22 PM   #4
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Lol. Who's going to say it.
yeah lol.... dink.
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Old 03-27-08, 08:33 PM   #5
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from the list... Kilo TT is the #1 bike.
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Whats the deal with the Tommaso, looks like similar components to any of the BD's but with threadless and weinmann wheels
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Lol. Who's going to say it.
just can't.
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just can't.
i was hoping we could have a whole budget thread without mentioning "it."

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Whats the deal with the Tommaso, looks like similar components to any of the BD's but with threadless and weinmann wheels
i've never seen one, but i really like it. it looks good, it appears that it would fit me well, and has a good price.

black!
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Old 03-28-08, 06:08 AM   #10
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wow... you all are so mysterious, that must feel good for you.
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yeah lol.... dink.
I'm not the one who doesn't know how to use the search button... dink. K thx bai.
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i've never seen one, but i really like it. it looks good, it appears that it would fit me well, and has a good price.

black!
Just the fact it doesn't have that horrible stem that the bikes direct/fuji bikes have makes it appealing to me.
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wow... you all are so mysterious, that must feel good for you.
it does feel good. about as good as it must be to start a new thread asking the NUMBER ONE question we get here. if you had spent barely 5 minutes reading, you'd have more info than you came looking for.
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join date 2004. search function xp. 0
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