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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 10-23-10, 01:08 PM   #1
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SS MTB thread

I searched and couldn't find anything on the specific topic of SS MTB. Can we start up a photo/general discussion thread?

I know this topic may span 2 different sections of BF, but I figured this was the most appropriate section due to the SS/FG nature.
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Old 10-23-10, 01:46 PM   #2
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This is my commuter bike. $100 de-logoed Crappy Tire (google it) Super Cycle SC1800 18 sp MTB. I removed the drivetrain and shifters, put on an SRAM S100 48T crankset and a Shimano 18T freewheel. It no longer has that lighting/generator system, but it does have cheap black plastic fenders. This pic shows the bike as of last year. This summer I installed Specialized Fat Boy 26 x 1.25 slicks but winter is coming so the Kenda knobbies will have to be re-installed.


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Old 10-23-10, 01:52 PM   #3
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I've got some Fat Boys too, right now the bike's in road form until my knee heals up, then it's back to knobbies. It's a Fetish cycles frame, with some crappy components I had lying around. I'm running 32/13 gearing, but I'm going to change it up soon.

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Old 10-23-10, 02:26 PM   #4
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i've got two of 'em, coaster brake,




fixed,


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i've got two of 'em, coaster brake,



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There was a post-apocalypse bike thread some months back. For some reason that GT seems to me to belong there. What are the wheels?
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Old 10-23-10, 05:40 PM   #7
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Teny Wheels, 26" with flip/flop rear. Heavy & ready.
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Old 10-23-10, 05:59 PM   #8
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Teny Wheels, 26" with flip/flop rear. Heavy & ready.
how much were they? where can i buy a set? i couldnt get any info from their site.


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i would buy it. haha nice bike.
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This was last year's winter bike:



With the studded tires, it handled the winter well:

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did you try searching for "SS MTB?"

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?504642

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?377829

among others
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how much were they? where can i buy a set? i couldnt get any info from their site.

http://cgi.ebay.com/26-New-Fixed-Gea...ht_4392wt_1125
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sweet. thanks and their pricing is pretty reasonable.
whats the spacing on the rims? I couldnt figure it out from the description.

quite tempting.
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I would love to have an 80s/90s rigid Stumpjumper or Bridgestone MB series.
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sweet. thanks and their pricing is pretty reasonable.
whats the spacing on the rims? I couldnt figure it out from the description.

quite tempting.
120 rear, 110 front. I have some spacers on either side of the hub to make it work with the GT.
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SS/FG Fat Bike Thread.

Throw all wide tire bikes into it.
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fixed,

what fender is that?
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i dont see a justified benefit in going single speed free over multispeed.
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i dont see a justified benefit in going single speed free over multispeed.
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I have 4. 2 are fixed gear, 2 are s/s.
My wifes s/s


My beater


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My mtb
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