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    New to the bike game

    Im looking to purchase my first fixed gear bike, not sure where to start. I'm just looking to ride, not onto doing tricks but would like to mess around some on it. Not sure what the difference between track and fgfs bikes are and which is a better option for me. Not looking to spend awhole lot of money but willing to spend in the ballpark of 400 ish $$. Any suggestions??

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    W?

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    New.. Stupid iPhone

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    I'll fix the title.

    In before Kilo TT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ408 View Post
    Any suggestions??
    Dang, where to start?

    Do you know how to ride a bike? If not, we need to get you started on that.

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    I mean I've ridin bikes before but not seriously. Mainly going to ride for casual fun but want to have a cool @ss bike at the same time.

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    In that case, Kilo TT. I think I can speak for everyone when I say that is a cool @ss bike. And it's good for casual fun. Win win!

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    It's not a game....bikes are srs bizness
    Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.

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    Ok thanks. I'll check em out. What's the difference between track and fgfs? I'd there much?

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    They're polar opposites.

    You probably want to start a thread in the FGFS sub.
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    Ever heard of Avicii? Some guy work with told me about them?
    Sorry, new to the bike "business"

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ408 View Post
    Ever heard of Avicii? Some guy work with told me about them?
    Sorry, new to the bike "business"

    The house DJ?
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    Can you bust a sweet track stand on him? Bar spin to fakie wheelie while rockin the turn tables?

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    Welcome! I found a site that looks interesting:

    http://fairdalebikes.com

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    Hahaa not the dj.
    http://www.aviciibikes.com/collections/preset-styles
    Ill check it out Roy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoyIII View Post
    Welcome! I found a site that looks interesting:

    http://fairdalebikes.com
    Those bikes are wayyyyyyy overpriced and they are out of the OP's budget. Get a Kilo TT or WT and enjoy riding!

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    dawes sst al my man its pretty tight or the dawes sst 1

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJ408 View Post
    Hahaa not the dj.
    http://www.aviciibikes.com/collections/preset-styles
    Ill check it out Roy.
    Looks like generic china crap

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    I'll fix the title.

    In before Kilo TT.

    Ha - I see what you did there.

    But to the OP, he and the others are right. The Kilo TT is a good bike, and a good platform to upgrade from if you so choose to.

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    If you're up for learning a little mechanics, building up fixies/single speeds is really fun and easy with help choosing parts and frame. I'm sure forum members would be happy to help you out with that. I've helped friends build bikes and they always find it a rewarding experience, especially since they're able to fix and repair down the road. As mentioned above, Kilo TT is an awesome place to start. Any recently made track frame should be broadly compatible and sturdy enough for some tricks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bael View Post
    Those bikes are wayyyyyyy overpriced and they are out of the OP's budget. Get a Kilo TT or WT and enjoy riding!
    I wouldn't say they're overpriced. Maybe a little bit, but not as bad as some other companies do it. Did you look at the list of specs for that thing? Mostly worth the money.
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    The brake lever is on the handlebars, so no one can complain about that.
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    you being from san jose is so typical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sleepytor View Post
    Looks like generic china crap
    Aw hell no
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    I've done more ridiculous things than ride 55mi for poon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by demnedelusive View Post
    I'm sure forum members would be happy to help you out with that.
    Ha ha ha ha

    You're new here, aren't you?

    Ha ha ha

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