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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 09-04-08, 08:11 PM   #1
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almost 10-year old Bianchi B.A.S.S. :P

Rather than the classic Celeste, they called this Kawasaki Green.
This is a simple single-speed, not too fancy.








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Old 09-04-08, 08:26 PM   #2
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Old 09-04-08, 08:41 PM   #3
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sweet! looks like it would be a lot of fun
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Old 09-04-08, 10:03 PM   #4
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want. but whats your point?
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Old 09-06-08, 12:39 PM   #5
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Hot bike. A buddy has a CUSS and that thing is a rocket on the trails. It doesn't climb or descend as well as my 29er, but when zooming down swoopy singletrack its the closest to flying you'll find. You almost forget the bike is under you.

That being said, where's the mud? :-P

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Old 09-07-08, 06:30 PM   #6
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I agree with your assessment. In one word, this bike is stiff. No wasted energy.
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Old 09-07-08, 06:39 PM   #7
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Looks good for fixed tricks.
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Old 03-19-09, 07:57 PM   #8
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Bass

Bob,

Cool bike. Interested in selling it?

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Old 03-20-09, 12:23 AM   #9
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I agree with your assessment. In one word, this bike is stiff. No wasted energy.
does the crank give you all of it?
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It has nice aggressive geo and tight clearances for the track too
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Neat. Did you post in the "your fixed gear/single speed" thread?
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BAD.. ASS? what a name! keke <3
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Bianchi had a number of those bikes: W.U.S.S., P.U.S.S. were two recent models. White and Pink utility bikes. CUSS, DISS, SASS



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It has nice aggressive geo and tight clearances for the track too
Yes, because track bikes > all. They are suitable for absolutely every conceivable application without exception. Even if they weren't, which they are, who rides their bikes off the track anyway? Well, except to do tricks of course. Tight clearances are also a must. Fenders are for the freds. They should be called Frednders. Also, .
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kinda looks like:

http://www.sheldonbrown.org/bass/index-one.html
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Yes, because track bikes > all. They are suitable for absolutely every conceivable application without exception. Even if they weren't, which they are, who rides their bikes off the track anyway? Well, except to do tricks of course. Tight clearances are also a must. Fenders are for the freds. They should be called Frednders. Also, .
Holy crappers man, have you ever heard of sarcasm sheesh. Yes i agree with fenders and whatnot but i have no clue what fenders you need a whole foot of clearance to put them on, plus it also has rear facing dropouts making putting the fender on almost as big of a pain in the ass as you.

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It has nice aggressive geo and tight clearances for the track too
i lold
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Holy crappers man, have you ever heard of sarcasm sheesh. Yes i agree with fenders and whatnot but i have no clue what fenders you need a whole foot of clearance to put them on, plus it also has rear facing dropouts making putting the fender on almost as big of a pain in the ass as you.

Is this like the first time you've ever seen a mountain bike?
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