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    My newest fixie - Panasonic

    Just built this one. What do you guys think, and what should I do to it next?

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    ride it

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    How long is that stem? The frame looks too small for you from the looks of it and the seatpost...

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    Wow what gearing is that?

    Things you should get: a front brake, foot retention.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FastJake View Post
    Wow what gearing is that?
    Something around 52T by 17-19T...

    BTW Nice dorm room canes

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    Happypills is right. 52T by 18 and about the dorm room, gearing works perfect for my riding. Frame measured 58cm, and I prefer no front brake. I've got toe straps but was messing around without them.

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    Sweet fixie, brah.

    Your riding involves low cadence, which is not a good for your knees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    Sweet fixie, brah.

    Your riding involves low cadence, which is not a good for your knees.
    Think its too low? If so what would you recommend, I'm going to change the crank soon if you look close you'll see its a cottered crank. I can still do skid stops fairly easily

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    Well, you're pushing a relatively high gear...but then again, if it works for you, who am I to sa.

    Enjoy your bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    Sweet fixie, brah.

    Your riding involves low cadence, which is not a good for your knees.
    That's, like, ~75 GI. I ride around with 80.

    Get at me.
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    cause it's campy s/r pista fool.
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    Obviously, I didn't do the math at all.

    That's higher than my preference and should've checked the math first.

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    It's cool, I'm going to be dropping ~10 GI here soon, effin hills are killing me here in California.

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    cause it's campy s/r pista fool.
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    Do you go to school at uic?

    I know a kid there who rides a panasonic with green rims ,white tires, tiny stem.
    If not really weird coincidence.

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    No, that is a pretty strange coincidence. I go to school at UCF in Florida

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    How much seatpost is left in the frame? It looks kind of like it's leaning back a little, which makes me think there's not much in the seat tube, which is dangerous. You might need a longer seatpost.

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    You should probably find a frame that fits you better.

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    ^ I agree. That doesn't look like 58cm to me, either. More like 52-ish or something.

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