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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 12-31-04, 11:13 AM   #1
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my new soma rush

ok so I picked up the frame and fork last night, I have a shimano ultegra bb, a black 105 crankset, black 105 brakes, nashbar tt-bars with levers and all that jazz. Seat post and saddle are all taken care of. What I need are wheels and and chainring. I'm thinking of surlly hubs laced to mavic deep v's or ma3's (opinions on those?) I'm also going to need a track chainring that fits the 105's and hopefully is black. Anyone have a good recomendation for the chainring?
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If you're using 3/32 chain/cog/chainring, get a salsa ring. They're really good for the $$, and come in black. They last a long time, and are pretty cheap.
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Old 12-31-04, 11:40 AM   #3
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I like the ma3's - my brother has a set laced to Phils that seem bomb proof. I've also had good luck with the surly hubs. Just make sure to replace the outer cone locknuts and get a fix/fix, not a flip/flop.
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we wanna see pics, alexi.
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Never used the deep v's but I do use the MA3's and they're rock solid.
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ok I'm going with the ma3's, I'll take some pics tonight.
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MA3 are good city rims. Good choice.
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I run an FSA chainring on my Rush.
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The Rocket Ring comes as a black with silver teeth.
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