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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 04-17-11, 02:47 PM   #1
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multiple gears on a fixed gear.. possible? or just plain dumb

is it possible to have multiple gears on a fixed gear bike? has anyone done this before? i know it kinda goes against the whole "simplicity and low maintenance" philosophy of fixed gear bikes and all, just one of those "what if" things..
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Old 04-17-11, 02:56 PM   #2
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Sturmey Archer makes a 3 speed fixed gear hub.
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Old 04-17-11, 03:41 PM   #4
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Sturmey Archer makes a 3 speed fixed gear hub.
huh so i guess i wasn't crazy haha.. probably could have just google searched lol..

anybody running one of those 3 gear hubs?
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Old 04-17-11, 03:44 PM   #5
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I will be running one in a couple months, just not not sure what frame I am going to use for the build. I am assuming I will need one with braze ons.
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you could run the cable along the top tube and use velcro straps like i've seen some people do to run a rear brake on frames without brazons.. not sure how well it would work though
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