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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 06-07-10, 11:30 PM   #1
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Need frame and fork suggestions.....between $300 and $600

I'm looking for a frame and fork. I'm new to this whole fixed world so I don't know everything that is out there. I am very specific on what I'm looking for - I'm after a clear frame, don't need rear brakes so no cable housing. I don't need a water bottle bolts (ok if there). 1 1/8 head tube. White in color or matte black. I'm building this bike around a couple parts that I have so the frame has to be worthy of my phil wood hubs and chris king threadless headset. I'm not a going to be doing any tricks just cruising the city. Is there a frame out there that fits the bill?
I have found a couple like the Soma, Traitor, Leader or a volume cutter.
Thanks for the advice.
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Old 06-07-10, 11:37 PM   #2
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What kind of tubing are you looking for?
Steel? Aluminium?
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Old 06-07-10, 11:38 PM   #3
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Mark V Pro is a good frame.
http://www.irocycle.com/markvproframeset.aspx
The fork is drilled for a brake though...
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w-base sometimes sells a frame, the durcus one master. got to check one out today... matt black and mob as ****. pretty light and VERY nice and tight feeling.
http://blog.benchtyo.com/DSC01028.JPG
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thanks so far.
....and I'm open to steel or aluminum and like the idea of the fork drilled incase I want to add just a front brake later.
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any other steel frames???
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