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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 11-30-08, 09:17 PM   #1
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Mercier Kilo TT fork and integrity ?s

I guess I really wanna know if the Mercier Kilo TT fork will spin completely around or hit the frame?

Also how well will the frame hold up to tricks and freestyle riding?

Thanks guys.

Is it worth getting one.

Know any better at same or close price?
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Old 11-30-08, 09:19 PM   #2
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It will not spin unless you get a smaller wheel. I dont know about tricks and all, but I never really felt safe messing around on mine. Riding fast... yes, hoppin around and tricks... not so much.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:28 PM   #3
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i have a kilo

short answer, no.
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Old 11-30-08, 09:34 PM   #4
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http://www.vimeo.com/2364629

do that... sorry i dont know how to embed...
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Old 11-30-08, 10:16 PM   #5
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That...... is VERY sketchy.
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Old 11-30-08, 10:19 PM   #6
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haha..."All that work for someone that can't even barspin."

probably shouldn't take that video seriously... just get a straight fork...
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Old 12-01-08, 03:20 PM   #7
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Thanks guys. I think I've decided not to get one for the time being.
Any opinions on a good freestyle fixed gear or road bike frame?

Save me the "just get a bmx" talk.
I like fixed gear.

Oh and Greglast, your type of members are bringing down this forum.
I find myself drifting to other forums more and more due to comments like the one you have made.
Save this forum and report people like him.
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Old 12-01-08, 03:44 PM   #8
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Your Fixed Gear/SS Photos!
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That video was awesome...really bad idea but it was really funny.
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Old 12-08-08, 06:23 PM   #10
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Thanks bigbris1 that helped alot actually.
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Get a 650c wheel and risers, and you can bar spin on the Kilo TT.
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