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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 01-09-10, 08:10 PM   #1
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Before and after, my fixed gear build.

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Thanks to all the guys that gave me advice and help I appreciate it a lot. I learned a lot through this build, and managed to keep it within my budget of $350.
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Old 01-09-10, 08:22 PM   #2
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looks good.
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Old 01-09-10, 08:24 PM   #3
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Cool. Only thing is, my Pake chainring was worse than Biopace. Might be worth planning on getting a better ring sometime in the near future. The cranks themselves seem fine.
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Old 01-09-10, 11:29 PM   #4
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Nice!

Thanks for not "drewing."
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Old 01-10-10, 12:01 AM   #5
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Looks good

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Cool. Only thing is, my Pake chainring was worse than Biopace.
Ewww oval shaped rings lol...... the so called "difference" that shimano calls is minimal in my opinion....
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Old 01-10-10, 01:46 AM   #6
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thanks a lot guys!
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Old 01-10-10, 01:50 AM   #7
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looks really nice! just be careful of pedal strike, that bb looks loow!
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Old 01-10-10, 11:42 AM   #8
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I'd get some foot retention, probably not a big deal since you have a brake, but trust me, it's a lot more fun with foot retention. It might be a pain in the ass at first, but after about a week it rules.

You can get some plastic clips and nylon straps for probably $10, if you decide you like it, which you probably will, you can upgrade as you see fit, personally, I just bought these http://cgi.ebay.com/Comet-Synthetic-...item27aafb1787 and use the nylons plus those as doubles on plastic double gate clips.
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Old 01-10-10, 12:31 PM   #9
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Yeah thats the next thing im going to get and i might just get the ones u suggested since they seem pretty good
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