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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 03-24-11, 05:34 PM   #1
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Anyone know where I can buy a rear wheel ready to go that has a 3-5 speed internal?

My son has a track bike he loves. We do light tours on it, but the 'no gear thing' is getting him down. Anyone know where I can buy a rear wheel laced with a SA or SRAM internal geared hub for the bike that is ready to go, as in put the tire on and mount it? We'd like a 3 or 5 speed. He does not run fixed, but rather single speed now. We'd have to buy online, live remotely.


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Old 03-24-11, 05:43 PM   #2
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http://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_S...ls&ProdID=1828
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Old 03-24-11, 05:45 PM   #3
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sorry, 3 speed here
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I heard if you dont like it, fixed... you can spin on a freewheel . Oooo...

There is also a kick-back 2 speed ( with or without coaster brake ) just another option for hills/touring...
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Velo orange has pre-built 700c wheels with 3 speed sturmey archer hubs. They're spaced at 116mm. So you can use washers to get to 120mm rear track spacing.
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