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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 11-17-08, 04:22 PM   #1
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How do you guys feel about dolans?

I havnt read up on them too much. Iv searched and looked through a few threads, would like more input before speading the money.

appriciate any input!



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Old 11-17-08, 04:40 PM   #2
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solid frame ... a few guys here at UCIrvine ride it on the track ... super solid company backed by some really great track riders as well! uses excellent aluminum and supplies a carbon fork...

that specific frameset has very very clean welds and for a complete bike at $1k, you cant complain! i would say it's on par with the pista concepts and track pros at the moment.
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Old 11-17-08, 05:31 PM   #3
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thats sexy...i have no solid input besides that. i've seen them around at bike shows but never seen one ridden.
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Old 11-17-08, 07:28 PM   #4
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she's purty.
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Old 11-17-08, 08:35 PM   #5
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doesn't look like anything special, definitely wouldn't drop a grand on one
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Old 11-17-08, 10:05 PM   #6
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Ive always though about getting one too. I really like em.
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Old 11-17-08, 10:17 PM   #7
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Good enough for Hoy, good enough for you.
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Old 11-19-08, 12:19 PM   #8
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cool, thanks for the input.
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Old 11-19-08, 12:45 PM   #9
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I've had one for about 5 years now, brilliant frame, well worth the money IMO
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Old 11-19-08, 12:55 PM   #10
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where can you buy a complete? How much are just the lowest priced track framesets? Info please. and thank you.
http://probikekit.com/display.php?code=J8000

http://probikekit.com/display.php?code=J8001

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Old 11-19-08, 01:06 PM   #11
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Dolans are very, very solid. Extremely stiff frames, they transfer every watt of power to the ground. Quite a few pros and amateurs ride them very successfully.

If you have the coin to spend on one, by all means, there aren't many race frames that are better.
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They cost lots more at Businesscycles. The complete bike is a nice deal over at Probikekit.
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