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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 12-23-04, 06:26 PM   #1
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building first fixed- need frame suggestions

i've decided i am going to build my first fixed gear.

while i am also searching for used frames on craigslist/ebay/whatnot, i am also looking into new frames. i'm leaning towards steel- but i could really go any way. i'm most concerned because a friend of mine keeps insisting i don't want a frame that is mass produced...because the quality is not that high- but i fear i am going to end up spending $500 on a frame alone.

can you guys help me out w/ a suggestion about a decent frame for a first fixed gear- preferably in the price range of $150-$350 (new).

thanks, in advance.
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Old 12-23-04, 06:30 PM   #2
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lots of posts like this in the past. You can use the forum search to find them.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/fixed/index.html

Is where you'll ultimately be lead to throughout your project. Good Luck
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lots of posts like this in the past. You can use the forum search to find them.

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/fixed/index.html

Is where you'll ultimately be lead to throughout your project. Good Luck

yeah, i just found a bunch of similar posts-- thanks for the input-- i happen to be bopping around sheldonbrown's site now.

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