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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 02-01-09, 08:58 AM   #1
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Hey, Internet, what do you think about what I just bought

I just bought an old schwinn varsity for $600, the guy said it would make a perfect fixie conversiont
I have 3 questions,
1) can i convert it?
2) is this a good deal?
3) is this a good bike?
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Old 02-01-09, 09:01 AM   #2
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I just bought an old schwinn varsity for $600, the guy said it would make a perfect fixie conversiont
I have 3 questions,
1) can i convert it?
2) is this a good deal?
3) is this a good bike?

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i'll give you $800...





...to quit with this ****.
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Old 02-01-09, 09:14 AM   #4
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...to quit with this ****.
Ill take the $800.00! Ill go find the OP, offer him $400.00 to kindly stop posting this type post, and we'll all be happy as flies in ****!
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part it out.
that pie plate and cottered crank are easily worth $350
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part it out.
that pie plate and cottered crank are easily worth $350
Thats an Ashtabula crank.
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well, in that case...$450
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If he sells it by the pound!
but Im sure he was just joking about the price.
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If he sells it by the pound!
but Im sure he was just joking about the price.
trend markup due.
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Awesome find / steal. I've been looking for a Chicago era electro-forge Varsity is just that shade of blue. Had one as a kid and it's always been a dream of mine to find a replica of the bike that took me on so many youthful excursions.

How much would you take for it, including shipping?
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Old 02-01-09, 10:33 AM   #12
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you bought a new bike just because you dented your top tube?
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some 75s would look tite on that .
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I think this is another parody post
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I think this is another parody post
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