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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 04-11-10, 02:11 AM   #1
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Coastie?

So the other day i was talking to a fellow biker and they were telling me about their bike, a Coastie. And i really didnt get the chance to ask them about what a coastie really is. All i remember her telling me is that is like a fixie that coasts and a free wheel? im not sure if i remember correctly. However, i'm still very curious about what a coastie is.
So please explain in detail what a coastie bike is, Please & Thank You.
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Old 04-11-10, 02:15 AM   #2
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Single speed.
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probably a coaster brake.
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lame sauce
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It's hipster lingo for a single speed bike.
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There's this hub i saw somewhere that has a singlespeed freewheel and there is a screw that you screw in to make it fixed.
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Old 04-11-10, 04:23 PM   #7
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There's this hub i saw somewhere that has a singlespeed freewheel and there is a screw that you screw in to make it fixed.
SRAM Torpedo.
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There's this hub i saw somewhere that has a singlespeed freewheel and there is a screw that you screw in to make it fixed.
That sounds kinda sweet.
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probably a coaster brake.
Yup. Freewheel with mad skidzzz.
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Coaster brakes are funnnnn.
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so its just a single speed?! >=o!
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