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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 11-28-12, 08:57 AM   #1
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What is the most important part of the singlespeed/fixed gear bike?

What is the most important part of the bike for you all? Like what is the thing that is a must have on your bike? Like, this or that doesn't really matter, but this is I can't go without.
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Old 11-28-12, 09:04 AM   #2
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I must have a 100+mm stem, and no shorter. Makes me feel like a man - nah mean, jellybean?
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Old 11-28-12, 09:07 AM   #3
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What is the most important part of the singlespeed/fixed gear bike? - Training.Wheels
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Old 11-28-12, 09:10 AM   #4
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What is the most important part of the bike for you all? Like what is the thing that is a must have on your bike?
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Old 11-28-12, 09:31 AM   #5
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I just had some awesome bibimbop for breakfast. Killer.
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Old 11-28-12, 09:37 AM   #6
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Old 11-28-12, 09:51 AM   #8
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For me it has to be the presta valve cap. It really makes or breaks a bike, you know what I mean?
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one pedal on the right side, the left is sooo overrated namean?
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no brakes. ever. unacceptable

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Proper geo for no handed trackstands so you can impress sqrls. Then you gotta have pegs so you can tow all the sqrls you picked up.
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I must have a 100+mm stem, and no shorter. Makes me feel like a man - nah mean, jellybean?
Gotta be a riser. Not a dropper.
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Old 11-28-12, 10:45 AM   #13
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obviously, the fixed. gear.
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The saddle; it's what prevents the seatpost from going up the woohoo.


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Allows you to barspin for dayz, w/ brakes that is.
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for me its having at least 4 inches of drop from the saddle to my cruising position.
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Just 4? That's cute.
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at least 4 inches of drop.

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The frame is the bike. Everything else is parts IMO
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I just had some awesome bibimbop for breakfast. Killer.
I can hear it sizzling. Want.
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