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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 11-18-11, 09:59 PM   #1
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Score!!

I have been drooling over this for a year but didn't have the $1200+
http://www.ebay.com/itm/230701202985...#ht_720wt_1396
just nabbed this deal, I love the gaudy scheme, not so much for the 2011...
Hope it is as good as advertised!!
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My other fixie for reference:
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I'm surprised that Prep Stand can hold it.
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I know, the thing is a tank! I knocked 10 pounds off it by going fixed but it's still a tank, I love my tank!
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Really, though...that's a good deal on that Masi.

If I remember correctly, MSRP for the Fixed Ultimate was somewhere around $1200.
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Thanks! I didn't think I'd get it for that bid but, YEAH!!!
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Oh yeah...derp...you mention the $1200 right in your first post. It's been a long day.
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Nice man....I have a '10 Masi and it is a killer bike. Enjoy it....
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Yep, $650
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Nice man....I have a '10 Masi and it is a killer bike. Enjoy it....
Thanks!! I am sure I will!!

Pics as soon as I get it!!
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GRR! This thing is beautiful! I would definitely have snagged something that in my size for that price!!!
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Old 11-19-11, 04:28 PM   #12
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Nice grab.
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Man, what is your inseam measurement? That saddle is WAY up there, and that is NOT a small frame by any means!,,,,BD
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30", to which bike are you referring?
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I'm 99% certain Bikedued is asking about your actual inseam, not your jeans inseam.
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Ha, good point, I don't know how to officially do that but from my crotch to the bottom of my foot is 32"...
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Then there's no possible way you ride that 25 inch Schwinn, not with that saddle height anyway?,,,,BD
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This is it finished, does the saddle look lower?
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So what gives? You have got a 32 inseam, correct? I know for a fact that size frame measures 25 inches along the seat tube. That leaves 7 inches of inseam left over. the cranks are at least that long by themselves from the pedal to the center of the crank. Then you have your four inches of seatpost +/-, then another two inches of saddle +/-. The numbers don't add up, unless you're seriously tiptoed while riding it? Not to mention it is grossly misadjusted with the nose of the saddle that high. I am not saying it's not a cool bike, but?,,,,BD

For reference, a properly adjusted Concor saddle.....

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I don't know, it rides comfortably. Here is a different angle of the stable, do the rest look off?


As for the seat, you can see they are all like that, it feels best that way. The only possible explanation I have come up with is the nut I lost a few years back...
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Yeah, it would be safe to say that I would be going numb on any of those bikes within about 5 minutes of riding.,,,,BD
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I made 130 miles, my longest ride so far, on the CrossCheck and it was all good.
Apologies if it bugs you but it works for me. As far as your math, I get it but I never really measured everything and just adjusted everything from my fit.
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Yea dude in 5'-7.5" MY inseam is 31" I ride a 54cm bike. No way in Hell I could even stand over that TT
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Nice find! I like the gold for sure.
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Got it!!








It was missing some stem bolts so I can't ride it until I get those, not complaining since I got a good deal and it came in less than a week!
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