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    My New Windsor

    Hey guys, this is my first single speed and it will soon be a fixed gear. I like it and it seems to be a good first bike. The guy at my LBS tightened the stem down too tight and I got a new black one to contrast. Opinions? Here's a crappy iPhone pic, good ones to come soon.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bake View Post
    Hey guys, this is my first single speed and it will soon be a fixed gear. I like it and it seems to be a good first bike. The guy at my LBS tightened the stem down too tight and I got a new black one to contrast. Opinions? Here's a crappy iPhone pic, good ones to come soon.

    glad you like your bike, get metal clips and leather straps

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    I know those will be needed, but I was actually thinking of straps (like the hold fast or something) instead, but I'm not sure yet.

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    And some more ergonomic compact drops. Those things are huge!!

    Otherwise nice bike and congrats!! If what you got fits your needs ride it till it splodes.

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    Yeah, I'm looking at the eighthinch track bars, those seem to be nice and a heck of a lot smaller.

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    take off the reflectors
    Quote Originally Posted by 91MF View Post

    i guess if you were really bored and high you might build something like this. i would choose masturbating. or eating doritos.
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    Quote Originally Posted by calbob76 View Post
    take off the reflectors
    Honestly, I don't know how. I will as soon as I figure it out though. I already took the crappy ones off the pedals though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bake View Post
    Honestly, I don't know how. I will as soon as I figure it out though. I already took the crappy ones off the pedals though.
    flat head screw driver. the plastic white screw in the middle needs half a turn and it pops out...

    or... HAMMER TIME

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    nice bike

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    I just got them out, was unaware a half turn would help, I just pulled a bit. It didn't bend the spoke it was on. But now I feel like I need something there, I'll get some lights soon enough, and maybe some 3M tape on the bike to help with visibility. I don't do much night riding, but if the situation arose I would be more comfortable if I was seen easier. And thanks for the compliments I'll get some new pics up tomorrow.

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    blinkie lights are a must for any riding that isn't in broad daylight.

    enjoy the bike! let us know how you like those origin8 track bars, they look interesting.

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    OP, I have the same bike...love it!

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    Congrats on the new Windsor, my ClockWork is turning 2 this year and it's still running like a champion. You're gonna love it!

    Recommendations: New bars for sure (I picked up some bullhorns for around $20, great investment), possibly a new saddle that isn't a triathlon saddle (haven't gotten around to swapping mine out yet). Other than that this bike is sick for any purpose.
    Quote Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
    that looks like doodies on the bars. and doodie smeared all over the frame. doodie bike.

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