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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 01-06-05, 01:28 PM   #1
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How many fixed-gears do you own?

I'm up to six, with no turning back:

Van Dessel Country Road Bob 44x16t
Motobacane Mirage 52x16t
Motobacane Nomade 52x18t
Lotus Elan (being rebuilt, was 42x18t)
Schwinn Le Tour 42x16t
Miyata OneTen 52x19t

I want at least a couple more, and then maybe a fat tired SS.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:38 PM   #2
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Schwinn Paramount track 47x17 (varies)
Slingshot fixed. 46x16 (varies)
Raliegh 3spd convert "Sir Walter" 46x18 (never varies)
Marinoni TT convert 46x17 (varies)

More to come. No threat, just a promise.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:42 PM   #3
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I own 2:

Specialized Langster (48x18; 69 gear inches)... despite the "Lamester" comments, it's a nice bike... it's what got me started on a fixed gear and besides, in 20 years when it's a "classic" it'll be cool

80s Schwinn World Sport beater (40x15; 69 gear inches)

I want to build a cross bike into a fixie as well. I think a fixed Crosscheck would be rad.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:46 PM   #4
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Just one.

Basso Coral, 48x15 (84" gear, was until recently 48x18)

I'll build a second one in Japan once I get going on the Keirin documentary stuff. Probably a dedicated track bike.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:50 PM   #5
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A Bianchi road conversion, and a Nishiki road conversion. My next one will be a true track frame.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:53 PM   #6
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Old 01-06-05, 01:54 PM   #7
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Two- One for snow and muck, one for everything else.
A Merckx pista and a Concord road conversion.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:56 PM   #8
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None.

Even that's too many.
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Old 01-06-05, 01:57 PM   #9
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2, one Fuji Track with 77" gear and one Fuji Tivoli with 67" and all the bad weather acoutrements.

Soon I'll have the parts to build up a 26" FG rear and I'll have a FG mtb as well.
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Old 01-06-05, 02:07 PM   #10
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I have Two. One I would leave chained to a pole and one I would not let out of my site.

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Old 01-06-05, 02:21 PM   #11
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one.

if i ever have kids, i'll only have one of them, too.
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Old 01-06-05, 02:29 PM   #12
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GT Track bike - Fixed at 46x15
Peugeot Ventoux - SS at 42x14
Surly 1x1 - Fixed at 38x16
The Purple Mistake - Fixed at 42x16

Cross Check - Fixin to be built
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Old 01-06-05, 02:31 PM   #13
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all of them
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Old 01-06-05, 02:32 PM   #14
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1.5 as well
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Old 01-06-05, 02:54 PM   #15
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De Bernardi track 49x17
Shogun fixie 44x16
Centurion Le Mans 52x18, currently a SS, but will probably have its freewheel removed again soon.
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Old 01-06-05, 03:06 PM   #16
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i have just a frame and a dream for now-soma rush!
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Old 01-06-05, 03:08 PM   #17
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1.5 as well
got any spare parts?
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Old 01-06-05, 03:09 PM   #18
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Old 01-06-05, 03:49 PM   #19
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I'll always only have one, but its never the same bike. I had a schwinn world sport conversion. Then an IRO. Now i have a schwinn le tour conversion. All in 2004. But, as soon as i find out how much shipping is gonna be i will be starting on a gitane track frame. I promise to stick with that one for at least a year.
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Old 01-06-05, 03:50 PM   #20
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2.5, soon to be 2 (i hope)
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Old 01-06-05, 04:11 PM   #21
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maruishi track- almost done, i swear.
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Old 01-06-05, 04:32 PM   #22
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i have 3 plus a ground up track frame that taunts me because it has no parts yet. i'm waiting until i refinish and rebuild my guerciotti road bike before i build it up.

bianchi pista - 48:14
iro - 48:16
peugeot conversion - 48:16

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Old 01-06-05, 04:42 PM   #23
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Iro the black 1
80's Bianchi track bike.

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Old 01-06-05, 05:08 PM   #24
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1.5 here, too. i've got a Dura-Ace 10mm pitch group that's waiting for me to get some money for another frame.
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