Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Raleigh, NC
Bikes: '87 Trek Elance, '87 Nishiki Cascade, '86 Schwinn Sierra, '97 Specialized Stumpjumper, '84 Fuji Del Rey, '86? Peugeot mixte
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Cheap steel hub okay for fixing?
I've got a mid-80s schwinn very basic 10 speed I'd like to experiment with fixing. It has cheap pressed steel hubs. Anyone foresee any problems (esp. safety issues) with converting this hub/bike to fixed gear? I'm not looking for this to become a serious bike, just an experiment, but I don't want to kill myself in the name of curiosity.