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    Fixedgrbiker eboard17's Avatar
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    Any Recommendations?

    What is a nice track bike I can get complete for around $1000. It doesnt need to be a 2010 model. It could be a few years old but still be in the $1000 range. Thanks

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    for the track? for the streets?
    Quote Originally Posted by dsh View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fixedgear80 View Post
    once you go fixed.....
    ...you generally go back in like a year.
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    Fixedgrbiker eboard17's Avatar
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    Single speed for the street.

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    For $1000 to work with, there's plenty of options for decent bikes. Personally if I was buying a complete single-speed and has a grand to play with, I'd buy a Raleigh One-Way and use the remaining money on any upgrades I wanted to it. Or, with $1k, you could probably buy a decent frame and piece together a good singlespeed on your own if you're up to it.

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    For that kind of money, check out Trek's District line. The top model has a belt drive that is dead silent and very fun to ride.

    Masi has a Speciale Commuter that's very versatile. It'll take fenders and racks, it's got brakes.

    Bianchi San Jose has a flip flop hub so you can run singlespeed or fixed. Can take wider tires if you've got bad roads.

    Check out IRO or the Specialized Langster or a Surly frame and build it up yourself. Cannondale, Giant, Felt, Fuji, etc. all make singlespeed bikes. Test ride a bunch, read all about them. Get the one that's the most fun for you to ride and ignore our recommendations.

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    jamis sputnik

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    I have to say.. the torelli tipo uno is really one of the least mentioned FG/SS bike out there but it rode super smooth and I thought it was every bit worth the money. Doesn't come with that much ****ty components.

    I got one for $850. (and then it got stolen by some deep ****)
    Also a flip-flop hub. Your choice of horns or drops. I loved it.
    http://www.torelli.com/bikes/bikes/tipo-uno.html
    Quote Originally Posted by dsh View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by fixedgear80 View Post
    once you go fixed.....
    ...you generally go back in like a year.
    http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e1...ig_mercier.jpg http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e1...ig_3rensho.jpg http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e1...ig_peugeot.jpg

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