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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 03-25-09, 06:03 AM   #1
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Interesting fixed drivetrain...

Not a chain, not a belt, not metal or carbon or rubber:



click picture for article (in French)

To me this looks like quite the training aid - you've got the least mechanical advantage over the wheel at the most powerful part of your pedaling stroke.
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Old 03-25-09, 07:26 AM   #2
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No picture here, or in article
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Old 03-25-09, 07:48 AM   #3
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Funny, it shows for me in both. Here's another article about the same thing:

Gizmodo Article about home-made wooden bike
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Old 03-25-09, 08:33 AM   #4
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looks cluncky

i give him points for inginuity though!
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Old 03-25-09, 09:17 AM   #5
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Awesome.
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Old 03-25-09, 09:20 AM   #6
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Yeah, cool. Move over, CF!!
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