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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 03-13-11, 11:25 PM   #1
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Benotto or Vilano for new fixie.....?

http://orlando.craigslist.org/bik/2262761140.html

Hey, just wondering what my better option would be between the blue and silver Benotto and the black Vilano, second one down, in the link above......thanks
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Old 03-13-11, 11:27 PM   #2
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Blue lugs.

Which one do you like?
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Old 03-13-11, 11:30 PM   #3
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the langster is easily three times the bike of any of the others
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Old 03-13-11, 11:44 PM   #4
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Window shoppin'. Didn't even notice the langster. All I saw was the top tube and was like, "nah."

Definitely more potential in the Langster, upon further inspection.
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Old 03-14-11, 12:23 AM   #5
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I'd say the Langster is the best out of all of those. I remember reading about Vilanos that had issues with rear spacing, it may be hit or miss though. When you do get a fixed gear, check out http://acemetric.blogspot.com/ they're a fg/ss specific shop and the owner is a super nice guy.
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Old 03-14-11, 12:24 AM   #6
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I'm personally too scared to invest in anything pretty when it comes to bicycles. All of mine look like complete **** now, and I wash them!
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Old 03-14-11, 05:33 AM   #7
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aren't those vilano & bennotto bikes available online NEW for $250-300?
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I second(or third or whatever) the Langster. But get the one you are most comfortable on.
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All I saw was the top tube and was like, "nah.
high five! O/
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Langster all the way.

That's a darn good deal, and I think those other bikes you can get new for that price.
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