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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 05-25-10, 03:06 PM   #1
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"2011 Dawes SST" (sportymama)

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Ok, maybe a little comment. That geometry looks hella weird to me.
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Old 05-25-10, 03:38 PM   #2
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brake lever upgrade is nice, probably a decent bike, but it's ugly as hell
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Old 05-25-10, 04:03 PM   #3
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That's not the new SST. I've seen it also listed by sportymama as Dawes 'Baker Street'. It's also fugly. Good joob, BD!
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That's not the new SST. I've seen it also listed by sportymama as Dawes 'Baker Street'. It's also fugly. Good joob, BD!
Hence the thread title being in quotes.

sportymama isn't associated with BD, is it?
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It's Mike's wife.
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Looks fine to me.
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it's mike's wife.
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Old 05-25-10, 07:23 PM   #8
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It's junk. Look at that stupid geometry! If you look at the other pics on the eBay listing, the rear dropouts (sorry...track ends) look like they're made from tin cans glued to the chain/seat stays. Also, the crankset looks like something found on a bike from Walmart. The only thing maiking this bike at all worthwhile is the Formula hubs - and that's not enough.
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Old 05-25-10, 07:31 PM   #9
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explain what is wrong with the geometry. the track ends look pretty standard.

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Old 05-25-10, 07:46 PM   #10
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Track ends look pretty standard to me. Geometry does look a little strange, but BD is notorious for taking horrible pictures at weird angles. Am I the only one that thinks BD bikes look 100x better in person or even personal rider pictures?
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You might not be looking hard enough.
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explain what is wrong with the geometry. the track ends look pretty standard.
top tube has way relaxed geom.
looks like an ugly road bike from BD that was converted to SS.
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top tube has way relaxed geom.
looks like an ugly road bike from BD that was converted to SS.
And this is wrong because? When will people get over the fact that every fixed gear doesn't have to have a track geometry or look aggresive?

These are the exact same track ends on the Scrambler, Kilo, Windsor...
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