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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 03-08-14, 01:27 PM   #2751
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As you can see no snow, I have the handlebar as far as it would go, probably need to push the saddle up may be an inch. It fitted very well. I set it up singlespeed, fixed gear can wait.

I put the as supplied pedals on to get going, big mistake. The right one semi seized on me after a few miles. I knew I should have junked them. the only thing I can think of is that backed away when I back pedalled and did not tighten up.

I have chain tugs coming, not really needed.

Water Bottle cage to put on.

Phone strap to put on.

Saddle yet to decide. Brooks seems the obvious.

Pedals I have but realistically I want walking friendly type that I do not currently have.
How do you like it so far? So, the saddle and pedals are trash?

Mine should arrive next Thursday. I've been riding my cross check as a SS for the last couple years, and I'm looking forward to converting it back to a geared bike.
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Old 03-08-14, 02:01 PM   #2752
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Webster, thanks for posting my photo. I think my problem is that I don't post photos often enough to remember how. Did you have to resize it down?
Shouldn't have to resize if its not too big. Just click on the picture icon in the reply, then choose from url, throw in the link and uncheck the retrieve option and it should work. Or just put [.img] url [./img] tags around the url (remove the periods/spaces).
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Old 03-08-14, 02:03 PM   #2753
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Yeah I did that and it complained about the file size, hence the question. Since i was on my phone I didn't really have access to something to scale the photo.
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Old 03-08-14, 02:07 PM   #2754
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maybe a little bit off topic but I want to ask how to call this blue... I love it so much and want to have it on my next frame

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Old 03-08-14, 02:10 PM   #2755
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Yeah I did that and it complained about the file size, hence the question. Since i was on my phone I didn't really have access to something to scale the photo.
Hmm, thats odd. I've never had that warning before. Well then, pay no attention to me!
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Old 03-08-14, 04:48 PM   #2756
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maybe a little bit off topic but I want to ask how to call this blue... I love it so much and want to have it on my next frame

Blue silver would be my bet, it might have some pearl in there too but it's hard to tell in a picture.
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Old 03-08-14, 05:55 PM   #2757
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I would call it more along the lines of lavender?
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Old 03-09-14, 11:35 AM   #2758
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Just finished a parts bin project. Frame is a Raleigh Technium with a bunch of parts I had hanging around.

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Old 03-09-14, 01:55 PM   #2759
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New take-off S2C Leader wheels from Retrogression got built up into this:



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Old 03-09-14, 04:16 PM   #2760
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Just finished a parts bin project. Frame is a Raleigh Technium with a bunch of parts I had hanging around.

fellow technium rider (currently my bar/beater but I love her still) checking in!
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They're under appreciated for sure. I always liked mine too.
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Old 03-09-14, 09:29 PM   #2763
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Old 03-10-14, 09:04 AM   #2764
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just build up a new bike for longer distances (60-130km) since I got some neck pain with my pursuit frame..



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Old 03-10-14, 01:33 PM   #2765
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Gotta say thanks to all who participate in this forum. It's been an excellent resource for building up my first fixed gear bike.
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Old 03-10-14, 05:52 PM   #2766
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New picture of old bike. I'm fairly pleased with it right now. I don't really want to change anything other than the pedals, but they get the job done...
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Old 03-10-14, 06:00 PM   #2767
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That's one of the nicest Kilo TT upgrades I've seen.
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Old 03-10-14, 06:21 PM   #2769
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That's one of the nicest Kilo TT upgrades I've seen.
Thanks man! I've been having an absurd amount of fun with it.
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Old 03-10-14, 06:55 PM   #2770
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just build up a new bike for longer distances (60-130km) since I got some neck pain with my pursuit frame..
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Well done, looks super clean.
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Old 03-10-14, 09:19 PM   #2771
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Same old bike, new bar tape anyways..
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Old 03-10-14, 10:28 PM   #2772
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