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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 03-07-11, 04:35 PM   #1
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good crankset

hi, im looking for any suggestions for a good crankset for a fixie that im building, and ideally it would be something cheap that would still work well.
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Old 03-07-11, 04:44 PM   #2
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I went with this, so far so good is all I can say really...

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...0_10000_202430

...if you're not, sign up for their eMail list and wait for a discount code.

OUTMAR is usually worth .10 off, it was last month anyway.
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Old 03-07-11, 04:58 PM   #3
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Suntour Superbe Pro.
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Old 03-07-11, 05:10 PM   #5
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EighthInch is most likely the best bang for your buck.



http://www.eighthinch.com/cranks.html

**** Origin 8.
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whatever you do, just don't buy that crankset that CC just put on his bike.

sorry CC, but sweet ****ing christ that crankset makes me cry.
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Old 03-07-11, 05:33 PM   #8
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For real, man. I'll never spend a penny on an Origin 8-branded product ever again.
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also all city 612
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If you're looking at All-Citys you may as well get a set of unbranded Andels and nix the gigantic logo on the crank arms.



http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...oducts_id=1532
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http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1750

I've got this and it's been pretty rad so far. And it's shiny.
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I went with this, so far so good is all I can say really...

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...0_10000_202430

...if you're not, sign up for their eMail list and wait for a discount code.

OUTMAR is usually worth .10 off, it was last month anyway.
The same crankset is for sale on bikeisland.com for 34.00 with free shipping.
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Bike island pretty much rules with the whole free shipping thing.
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i've been happy with my pake track crank for the money.
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Origin 8 makes complete garbage. My friend received one of them stem with an ovalized clamp. I would not trust a company that makes products with a 5mm error tolerance.
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Origin 8 makes complete garbage.
I'm beginning to see this more and more, but I have a Propulsion handle bar and it is pretty good
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Until the OP chimes back in with how much money he/she actually wants to spend, we can all keep rattling off cranksets until our fingers bleed and get absolutely nowhere.
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