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    single speed cranksets (modified road cranks)

    lets see some pictures of your converted road cranksets to single speed / fixed, single chainring.

    i'm planning on buying a used ultegra 600 crankset, using the inner chainring with some single speed chainring bolts, there should be no technical issue with this, correct?

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    seems like a lot of cranks marketed for SSFG are pretty much road cranks
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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryScientist View Post
    lets see some pictures of your converted road cranksets to single speed / fixed, single chainring.

    i'm planning on buying a used ultegra 600 crankset, using the inner chainring with some single speed chainring bolts, there should be no technical issue with this, correct?
    The only potential issue that I can see is having the correct BB spindle length to get a good chainline, but usually it works out pretty well with the stock BB and the chainring on the inside of the crankarm spider.
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    suntour cyclones work great. id buy another pair.


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    If its actually branded 600 Ultegra, you might want to shop it around a bit. That branding didnt last long and some one might want to spend a bit of money for it, and you would be able to make a profit. Just a thought.

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    i believe they are sugino glps. to me, they are nearly irreplaceable, but id let one set go with bottom bracket for $350!

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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    suntour cyclones work great. id buy another pair.

    man, you need to fix that chain tension

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    The chain tension is fine...

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    The forgings used for road and track cranks are usually identical; only the final machining determines which is which. A track/SS crank arm will not have a platform for an inner chainring and the spider should be counterbored to allow the chainring bolts to seat flush with the spider.

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    This is basically what I'm using now. Shimano Sante crank, with a Sugino 48T chainring.

    I set it up with the chainring in the outer position so I had to get the closest BB (DA 7400 BB) that gives me an ok chainline.
    Last edited by boostbutt; 08-22-10 at 07:22 PM.

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