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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 06-13-04, 03:51 PM   #1
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Good candidate for a fixie conversion??

im looking for a new frame to fix... do you think this would be a good candidate for a fixie commuter/beater? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...geName=MERC_VI those are track dropouts, right? dunno about the chainguard though... too much extra weight.
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Old 06-13-04, 04:09 PM   #2
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im looking for a new frame to fix... do you think this would be a good candidate for a fixie commuter/beater? http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...geName=MERC_VI those are track dropouts, right? dunno about the chainguard though... too much extra weight.
Wow, awesome bike. How fast do you think you can climb a hill on that? I'd lose the chain guard and throw on 20c tires just to lose a few grams too, and get a carbon fork, it'll be worth the extra investment.
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Old 06-13-04, 11:09 PM   #3
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Drugs are bad, okay?
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Old 06-14-04, 02:15 AM   #4
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my brother found one of these in the trash. it's sitting in my garage but the crank got stripped from his friends riding around on it with the pedal half tightened.

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woah check out the price on ebay now. wtf?
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Old 06-14-04, 01:35 PM   #6
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woah check out the price on ebay now. wtf?
Circus Clowns must keep these in high demand
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