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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 04-21-11, 04:32 PM   #1
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Bang for the buck.. My Vilano SS

The weather finally got decent enough to take my new ride out today. This is my first SS / Fixie and I have to

tell you, for what I paid...

I just popped an 18t freewheel on to save my knees..til I build up some steam.

The only other thing I am gonna swap out is the bar to a bullhorn..

All in all.. This bike is a great value for a quality cromo framed city blaster! Totally worthy and customizable!









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Old 04-21-11, 04:42 PM   #2
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I like it with the risers. Hang on to them so you can swap out. Looks like a great setup.
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Old 04-21-11, 05:23 PM   #3
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The weather finally got decent enough to take my new ride out today...
so what you are really telling us is that while you were posting for the past few days in the other vilano thread what a great bike it is...
that you had not actually ridden it yet?
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Old 04-21-11, 06:04 PM   #4
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so what you are really telling us is that while you were posting for the past few days in the other vilano thread what a great bike it is...
that you had not actually ridden it yet?
No.. I had ridden prior to today's outing. I just didn't get a chance to snap any outdoor pix til just today. I changed up the gearing and had a good go on her today.
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Old 04-21-11, 06:30 PM   #5
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How much did you actually pay? Any bike is if the price is low enough.

Looks good, though. I like the risers on it.
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