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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 11-22-13, 07:40 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by IAmSam View Post
Why don't you guys speak up louder when the Kilo salesmen are working on the innocents?
I have zero problems buying a Kilo that is set up wrong, but not horrible quality parts, and a value at the price... then paying someone another 50 bucks to set it up and fix all those problems.

Here's the fixed/SS bikes I can buy in stock at my local LBSes:
-Felt Brougham
-Linus [whocares]
-Purefix, from a skate shop.
-the end.

Paying for setup is not a terrible thing to do. The shop I had set me up said they could not have possibly sold me a Kilo equivalent for the same money.

Pay to have yr bike set up, OP.
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Old 11-25-13, 08:14 AM   #52
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Just an update but i have assembled the bike myself using youtube videos and google and everything seems to be fine. I went to my lbs to buy grease/lube and the presta adapter for my pump. The asssembly went very smooth but I'm sure i missed something and I'm sure i will eventually notice and learn from it. For the past few days I have been riding it I have done about 10miles a day all went smoothly. Thanks for all the response even if some f them were not very well lets just say helpful
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Old 11-25-13, 09:55 AM   #53
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As mentioned in other parts of this thread, you really should have the stock wheels trued/tensioned and make sure your cog and lockring are properly tightened before riding your bike.
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