Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

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)

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-19-10, 08:39 AM   #1
daven1986
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: UK
Bikes:
Posts: 2,324
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Fixed my bike

So I fixed my bike this week

Gone from a triple chainring / 8 speed setup, to 1 gear 16/36.

Don't have a rear brake on it - due to not being able to fit a standard dual pivot on my frame (unless they can be secured with a M5 bolt and fit over a 50mm mudguard!).

Has a dynohub, mirrycle mirror and an airzound for commuting.

Used the sheldon brown method of filing the axle slightly to give me some movement to tighten the chain, also used a "near magic gear".

Daven
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 19112010090..jpg (99.4 KB, 37 views)
File Type: jpg 19112010092..jpg (102.6 KB, 42 views)
daven1986 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-10, 08:45 AM   #2
cc700
Ths Hipstr Kills Masheenz
 
cc700's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: seattle
Bikes: tirove
Posts: 8,551
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
cc700 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:51 AM.