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    Senior Member TheManSuit's Avatar
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    Singlespeed on the CHEAP

    http://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/1942224308.html

    Found this ad on my local Cincy Craigslist. I really want to be a smartass about his "conversion," but what can I say? It clearly works.

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    Can we discuss that bike's deceleration situation?
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    thanckx.
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    "I made love to your mother dozens of times last week, and she doesnt know what a worn chain ring looks like"

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    A lot of frames have cable routing that is not centered on the top tube, and all brakes have the cable runnning down one side. If those two dont match the easiest solution is to flip the brake and mount it on the inside. Not the best solution, and you do loose a bit of stopping power. But it works.

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    I should really start flipping $40 road bikes.
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    because physics has more street cred than tarckstars.

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    Awesome aero brake.


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    not bad but i wouldn't pay 150. There are a lot of these kind of SS conversions over here in muncie. except they are spray painted. all over. rims+tires+spokes+cassette. it makes me lol then

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    Senior Member TheManSuit's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ianjk View Post
    I should really start flipping $40 road bikes.
    Quote Originally Posted by xavier853 View Post
    not bad but i wouldn't pay 150. There are a lot of these kind of SS conversions over here in muncie. except they are spray painted. all over. rims+tires+spokes+cassette. it makes me lol then
    Like I said, I can't really fault the guy -- it works. But that's absolutely ridiculous to try and flip some low-end Univega for $150 and call it a "conversion" when all he did was actually <i>detract</I> from the value of the bike by removing the derailleurs.

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