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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)

View Poll Results: Fixed or SIngle
Fixed 19 55.88%
Single 4 11.76%
Flip-Flop 8 23.53%
Other 3 8.82%
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Old 03-22-11, 05:12 PM   #1
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Quick Question, Fixed or Single Speed?

Fixed gear or Single Gear?
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Old 03-22-11, 05:28 PM   #2
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Since I don't have a flip-flop hub... Instead, it's a suicide complete with Loctite and a bottom bracket lockring. Oh, and a brake. But don't hate me, it's only until I find a new wheelset in my price range!
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Old 03-22-11, 05:37 PM   #3
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I like the flip-flop. I get to switch to a single speed for days that I don't want to ride fixed. Some days your just lazy and want to coast..
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Old 03-22-11, 05:38 PM   #4
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Well I actually want a flip flop hub, but my wheel set it worth more then my bike and I don't want to mess with it. Single speed for now.
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Old 03-22-11, 06:39 PM   #5
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seeing as I have three fixed gears and two single speeds mmm yeah fixed
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Old 03-22-11, 07:34 PM   #6
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Other wins.
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Old 03-22-11, 09:58 PM   #7
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Please, I posted Other just for the option, what does it mean by Other?
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Old 03-22-11, 10:03 PM   #8
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Yes.
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Maybe other is taking a fixed-fixed hub and putting a freewheel on one side or both
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Old 03-22-11, 10:38 PM   #10
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I just say yes and some geared bikes too.
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Old 03-23-11, 03:37 PM   #11
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Tried to return to a fixie after 25 years (used to train on one in winter), and I don't like it. SS for me, please. Enough time has passed that I naturally stop pedaling for certain things, and a freewheel suits me better than FG.
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