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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 08-29-12, 11:05 PM   #1
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Everyone says to purchase a Kilo TT

So I'm going to purchase my first fixie soon. Everyone tells me to go with the kilo tt. I won't be using it for committing, just casual fun rides of various distances. I want to be able to ride comfortable at any distance. I like the look of the Kilo WT, but not sure if a WT is my best choice. I'm new to this so idk what type of kilo would best fit my needs.
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A regular TT frame should fit just fine, unless you plan on going off-roading or your streets are particularly ****ty.
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Old 08-30-12, 06:23 AM   #3
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Everyone? I've never said that!

Is there a question in here somewhere?
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Dont buy the Kilo TT.
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Can I get beefier tires on a TT? The ones I've seen just seem real thin and I don't like how they look. seems like they'd damage easier.
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Get a Kilo WT. Or just ride road tires. I don't get why everyone is so scared of "thin/skinny" road tires.
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Thanks. Idk I just don't like how they look.
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Thanks. Idk I just don't like how they look.
I don't like how my Nissan Versa looks, but it's reliable as hell and does a great job of being a car. Function over form.
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Thanks. Idk I just don't like how they look.
Anything in particular? The WT would be my choice -- fat tires rule for the crummy pavement in my area.

P.S. You've got time to think about it -- BD doesn't have many of either in stock, unless you're tiny.
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I want to be able to ride comfortable at any distance.
You don't want much do you?

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If I ever do a bike tour I am buying a pimp ass 'bent with Aerojokes
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How good are state bikes?
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How good are state bikes?
How good is the Cheesecake factory?
Well its not horrible, and its not great by any means.
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They're not as bad as some people make them out to be, especially considering that most people who say bad things about them have never even seen one in real life.

FWIW - everything I've ever had at The Cheesecake Factory has been absolutely delicious.
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Haha good one. Very helpful
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They're not as bad as some people make them out to be, especially considering that most people who say bad things about them have never even seen one in real life.

FWIW - everything I've ever had at The Cheesecake Factory has been absolutely delicious.
Its always a bad sign when a restaurant has a menu that is over 20 pgs long and nothing is fresh and im not even a foodie.
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Local bike shops have retrospec and SE, any opinions on these bikes?
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Iminusd has retrospec and SE, any opinions on these bikes?
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Old 08-30-12, 12:18 PM   #20
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Local bike shops have retrospec and SE, any opinions on these bikes?
what models are you talking about. Some SE are ok and some are garbage.
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Not sure which retro's they had, but I remember seeing a draft lite SE.
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http://www.aviciibikes.com/blogs/new...icii-bikes-2-0
how about these.. Looks fancy lol
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yeah I would stay away from that aviccii and the Draft SE, which I own.
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But dude, they've got a 3D Fixie Designer!!!
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