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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 08-19-08, 11:16 PM   #1
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Building a Bike for My Sister

Her birthday is coming up and she's wanted a bike for a while now, so i figured i'd put one together for her. I was thinking:

50cm IRO Jamie Roy Frame
FSA headset
Bianchi Stem i have laying around
Easton risers i have laying around
White Oury grips
Black Sugino Messenger Cranks I have layin around
MKS Stream pedals (no clips)
white Weinnman Deep Vs with a 15T freewheel
Set of Gatorskins
IRO brakes and levers
black IRO seatpost
White selle italia womens gel saddle

I still haven't calculated exactly how much its gonna cost me, but my older sister is awesome so i'm probably gonna do it no matter how much it costs.

Whadda you guys think?
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Old 08-19-08, 11:28 PM   #2
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1st off, you sound like an awesome brother. secondly, are you going to do a flip-flop hub or stick strictly with the SS hub and freewheel? Sounds like a classy bike that will make for a great gift.
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Old 08-19-08, 11:50 PM   #3
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awesome present, but maybe she'd appreciate a lighter wheel set? but that's just my opinion.
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Old 08-19-08, 11:53 PM   #4
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awesome present, but maybe she'd appreciate a lighter wheel set? but that's just my opinion.
You his sister or something?






I wish I was...
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Old 08-19-08, 11:56 PM   #5
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You his sister or something?






I wish I was...
Yeah, me too.
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Old 08-20-08, 01:55 AM   #6
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is she hot?
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