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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 11-29-08, 04:40 PM   #1
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Interesting Bike

So I don't post that often. Mostly just read because I don't feel like getting flame by some arrogant jerk.

http://fixedgeargallery.com/2008/nov/4/WilliamCanup.htm

Was browsing the Fixed Gear Gallery and thought this would be cool to share.


Anyone else do creative things to their bikes?
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Old 11-29-08, 04:42 PM   #2
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i giggl'd
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Old 11-29-08, 04:42 PM   #3
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hmm, i live in richmond, have to be on the lookout for that bike.
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Old 11-29-08, 05:10 PM   #4
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lowrider meets trackbike
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Old 11-29-08, 05:16 PM   #5
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that bike won't pass safety inspection.
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Old 11-29-08, 05:18 PM   #6
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i think thats quality.
although with my long legs i'd probably be bashing my knees constantly.
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Old 11-29-08, 05:21 PM   #7
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I put a steering wheel on my bike when I was 13. It was way cool and fun. I must have had coaster brakes.
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Old 11-29-08, 07:21 PM   #8
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barspins?!
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Old 11-29-08, 10:47 PM   #9
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Looking at the last photo it looks like a gaspipe grade frame. Stamped sheet metal dropouts that are inserted into crimped down frame tubes usually are an indicator of the lowest grade frames made. The lugs also look to be late 1980s cheap Taiwanese. IMO a 1980 to 1995 era department store grade Taiwanese frame. The only thing special is the steering wheel.
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Looking at the last photo it looks like a gaspipe grade frame. Stamped sheet metal dropouts that are inserted into crimped down frame tubes usually are an indicator of the lowest grade frames made. The lugs also look to be late 1980s cheap Taiwanese. IMO a 1980 to 1995 era department store grade Taiwanese frame. The only thing special is the steering wheel.
No one said anything was special.
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Old 11-29-08, 11:37 PM   #11
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Slack chain - airbag = recipe for disaster
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Old 11-29-08, 11:39 PM   #12
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that must be fun as hell to ride
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Looking at the last photo it looks like a gaspipe grade frame. Stamped sheet metal dropouts that are inserted into crimped down frame tubes usually are an indicator of the lowest grade frames made. The lugs also look to be late 1980s cheap Taiwanese. IMO a 1980 to 1995 era department store grade Taiwanese frame. The only thing special is the steering wheel.
Why do you hate fun?
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Old 11-30-08, 04:18 AM   #14
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He's got quite a few hand positions available there
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Old 11-30-08, 12:06 PM   #15
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Too many haters in this world an not enough lovers

Any person that has an experimental bike with every components that are all high end is silly or ridiculously rich.

It's a great experimental bike. I bet half the guys on this forum would argue against putting a steering wheel on a nice vintage ride.

oh well.
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