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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 06-01-11, 05:52 PM   #1
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The Twin Fixed: a two-speed BELT-DRIVEN fixed gear bicycle

Anyone seen this?


http://www.doobybrain.com/2011/06/01...-gear-bicycle/

Absolutely amazing!

I'll wait 5 years until I can afford one.
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Old 06-01-11, 06:02 PM   #2
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That accent keeps on making me think arnie schwarzenegger...

My question is how did they get the into the frame if it is a 1 piece belt.
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Old 06-01-11, 06:11 PM   #3
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look at the video, the seatstays have couplers
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look at the video, the seatstays have couplers
Just saw it.

I made that assumption from just the pic which can be quite deceiving....

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Old 06-01-11, 06:20 PM   #5
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so, how much is it?
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Too much. I think 3500 euros for the whole thing.

What matters though is that geared cranksets have existed for some time, this is just the first guy to make a fixie/belt drive out of it.

It means we will start seeing this more often and it will start getting cheaper.
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this is just the first guy to make a fixie/belt drive out of it.
This guy didn't make it, he just bought one from schlumpf and added the coupler to the frame.
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I like the heel clicking for the change. Cool looking.
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This guy didn't make it, he just bought one from schlumpf and added the coupler to the frame.
x2 Schlumpf Innovations had this speed drive out for some time , this sweed shop just put one on their frame.
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Old 06-02-11, 12:39 PM   #10
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...this sweed shop just put one on their frame.
I see what you attempted there....

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