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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 11-22-10, 01:25 PM   #1
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Are there any INTERNAL fixed gear hubs

Hey everyone,

I'm looking to get an internal geared hub, thing is I need it to be fixed. Does anyone know of any out there besides the Sturmey Archer S3X?
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Old 11-22-10, 02:44 PM   #2
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Old 11-22-10, 02:50 PM   #3
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cc700, I'm curious, do you have a ****-ton of these or do you make them on the spot?
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make them on the spot?
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Old 11-22-10, 03:04 PM   #5
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No. I love my Sturmey Archer S3X on my Schwinn Madison!

FG riding is fun again! If you haven't tried it yet, you don't know what you're missing!
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No. I love my Sturmey Archer S3X on my Schwinn Madison!

FG riding is fun again! If you haven't tried it yet, you don't know what you're missing!
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Old 11-22-10, 11:46 PM   #8
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God, riding my fixed gear has gotten so tedious lately. If only I could find a way to make it even more like every other bike I own...
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SRAM Torpedo -- one speed, two modes of operation: fixed or freewheel
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Don't forget the ASC. They are real, I swear, I know a guy who knows a guy who once brushed up against one at a party.
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Old 11-23-10, 02:59 PM   #11
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I'm pretty sure there are at least two BFers that have ASC hubs. I know I've seen "in the wild" pictures.
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SRAM Torpedo -- one speed, two modes of operation: fixed or freewheel
Hmm...how often does one need control of this on the fly? I would think a simple flip flop hub would be enough.
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it's for people who are afraid of wrenches and chain lube.
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Handy with tools?

Of course, there's always more than one way to skin a cat.
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Wrong forum. This is the singlespeed forum.

This is not Nam, there are rules.
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Sped, its singlespeed plus 2+.

And you're riding one speed anyway, no matter what gear you're in. DUH
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Wrong forum. This is the singlespeed forum.

This is not Nam, there are rules.
Technically it's "single speed & fixed gear". The above relates to fixed gear. It's like a loophole...
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Hey everyone,

I'm looking to get an internal geared hub, thing is I need it to be fixed. Does anyone know of any out there besides the Sturmey Archer S3X?
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/...kilott_wt5.htm Would imagine the hub is available someplace, but I could't find one anywhere online.
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Try eBikestop... gosh what is it with people who can't google? Sheesh.
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Try eBikestop... gosh what is it with people who can't google? Sheesh.
Sweet!

Here are the links:
s3x in silver
s3x in black
s3x in red
s3x in gold

or you could buy it from Sears
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Technically it's "single speed & fixed gear". The above relates to fixed gear. It's like a loophole...
That loophole would apply the forum was "single speed OR fixed gear."
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That loophole would apply the forum was "single speed OR fixed gear."
If you were to interpret the and the way you suggest it would mean we couldn't talk about non-fixed single-speed bikes.

To be plain the title means:
(forum for discussion about) single speed bikes and fixed gear bikes.
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Ok then. How about the title is fixed gear. Not fixed gearS.
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This argument is sooo 2005.
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They didn't have a fixed gear hub in 2005 and we're sad the late Sheldon Brown isn't around to see this become a reality.
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