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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 07-19-09, 09:57 PM   #1
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Fixie Custom Additions

Any custom fixie modifications you'd like to share?

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Old 07-19-09, 10:00 PM   #2
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cardboard and zip ties

edit: oops didnt read carefully enough, the op said rear wheel, my bad

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Old 07-19-09, 10:18 PM   #3
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soak it with gasoline, light it on fire, then throw it down a flight of stairs
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Old 07-19-09, 10:36 PM   #4
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soak it with gasoline, light it on fire, then throw it down a flight of stairs
hell, wheelie it down the flight!
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Old 07-19-09, 10:37 PM   #5
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I'm building a fixie and am looking for interesting ways to make it unique. (Yes I realize taking ideas from the internet does not make it actually 'unique'.) I'm more looking for a combination of interesting features to make it different.

http://velospace.org/files/poloside.jpg

I found this bike on a fixie gallery site and liked the covering of the spokes on the rear wheel. It looks custom made to me, but does anywhere actually sell these? How do you go about attaching custom made ones to the spokes?

Does anybody else have any interesting aspects of their fixed gear bikes they wouldn't mind sharing?
it's a pie-plate, dude.

and that bike wasnt made to be different -- it was made to play polo.
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Old 07-19-09, 10:41 PM   #6
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If it is the pie plate...
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Old 07-19-09, 10:47 PM   #7
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I think he's talking about the pie-plate...
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Old 07-20-09, 12:11 AM   #8
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heres something you can add to make your fixie SUPER UNIQUE!




....and LOL at the "looks custom" comment about a pieplate!!
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Old 07-20-09, 09:09 AM   #9
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Always knew them as "dork discs". To be unique, I would rock some apehangers with 5 sets of oury grips covering them, in the color of a rainbow. Mount a huffy brake lever on top tube, running to dura-ace front caliper on a non-machined carbon track wheel. Bananna seat in crushed purple velvet...

all of this on a Nagasawa that has been powdercoated lime green with a 29er suspension fork that is murdered out.
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Old 07-20-09, 07:32 PM   #10
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^^^ What he said, and twist your spokes
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Old 07-20-09, 07:38 PM   #11
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Wait, you can't edit the magic away from the OP. If you don't embrace the joke, it's bound to get worse...
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Old 07-20-09, 07:45 PM   #12
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Heh... this is really bad. The OP is freakin'!
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Old 07-20-09, 07:47 PM   #13
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Thank god someone quoted it!
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Rich Boy riding fixed **** niggas wanna jack
Chain tight no slack just bought a Concept
Took it to the bike shop
Got the damn drops chopped two colored flip flopped
Candy red lollipop
There's holes in the parking lot
But i still got my bunny hops
New money mother****er don't you see the cycling cap
Don't you see the 1/8th chain
Don't you see the deep rims
Wonder who they hatin' on lately
Baby it's him candy paint,
Gator skin tires call me Dun Dee
pope in your hood I'm the one that you wanna be
Haters wish they could suck my balls on my V's
Ridin' with no brakes so the mother****ers know it's me

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Old 07-20-09, 08:11 PM   #15
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I never slip, I never fall,
A lot of hoes give me they numbers but I never call
A real O.G. look at deep v and see a phil wood
Then after we hit the alley cat then I'm gonna hit the peel
I'm gonna break you off (and that's all)
Every freak should have a picture of my bike (on they wall)
Bike Polo be the ****, hard court be the click
Yeah this for my bags
Yeah messengers, hipsters, fakengers, tricksters
(Wait a minute mother****er)
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Old 07-20-09, 08:22 PM   #16
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Hit the block on some new 5 hundred dollar wheels
Can't explain how I feel,
Riddin gatorskins on my wheel
Got peanut butter ice cream
Generic risers just gotta
Fresh cut
Now we looking for them ourys
Take a bad yella *****
Make her drop them stems
Imma show you how to ride
Middle fingers like Nathan Fabian
Niggas tell em' what they wanna do?
Hating on a player 'cause my 'cept skidded 23's.
When I pull up imma lock right at the front door lean
In my hippouch got purp in my blunt.
Imma real pimp ***** I ain't ridin' like a trick
Just bought a new 'cept bout to put them
Veeps on that *****!!!
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Rich Boy riding fixed
Dope niggas wanna jack
Chain tight no slack
Just bought a Concept (THROW SOME V'S ON THAT *****!)
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Old 07-20-09, 08:36 PM   #18
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Bravo.
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this is one of the best threads here in a long time

lyrics are ****in ace
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Old 07-20-09, 09:46 PM   #20
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my scraper bike go hard dont need no car
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Old 07-21-09, 01:18 AM   #21
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chain tight no slack

yeah!
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Scraper bike with black mags...My buddy rode around with a pbr box in his spokes and got a BUI...go figure
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everything you need to customize your fixie at urban outfitters! pick any number of mass produced, indie kid approved accessories to make your fixie the most original bike on the road!
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everything you need to customize your fixie at urban outfitters! pick any number of mass produced, indie kid approved accessories to make your fixie the most original bike on the road!
I like the "random" button, too bad it doesn't pick a random size and gear ratio too
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carbon fiber spoke card
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