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    Just finishing up new Peugeot project -- Not what you think....

    Years ago in this forum I remember seeing a deathtrap-hybrid of a bmx bike and a fixed gear. It was from a rider in Toronto, Shiznaz (RIP). Over the years I've lost the pics of his Haro, but never forgot the idea.

    Flashforward to a donated Peugeot CPX200 bmx bike and some slow time at work. Despite the obvious flex in the seatpost, it hasn't started cracking yet after a few weeks of playing around on it. I've got a sissybar ordered to triangulate the saddle.

    I've done alot of different riding on it already. This morning was my first time riding fixed offroad. Alot of fun, although some knobs on the front tire would have been nice.






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    seat post gonna get ****ed
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    Please tell me there's a point to this, even if it is just an every widening smile as you ride the horror
    I had a good bike ... so I FIXED it

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    2k miles from the midwest Dylansbob's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by europa View Post
    Please tell me there's a point to this, even if it is just an every widening smile as you ride the horror
    Yes, every person at the shop has had that same stupid grin on their faces when they ride it. There was talk of doing hotlaps at work...

    But seriously, long term plans are to use it as a non-lockup bike. Once the sissy bar gets installed, I'm thinking of putting a wire basket on it. Total investment is under $20, so if someone wants/needs it and can ride away on it then it's theirs.

    Funny story, somebody tried to steal my Ti fixie once. Brakeless and eggbeatered, he didn't make it out of the parking lot before he went down.

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    That seatpost is an eyesore. I don't get it

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    That seatpost screams of a bad idea with a side of road rash on your posterior.

    On another note, peugeot BMX bikes are rad.

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    im gonna mess you up..

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    I've bent seat posts on bmx before, and that was a regular length seat post.

    For the record: I approve of this project... and all crazy ass projects
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    Would ride until it killed me.
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    I actually just run calipers. Levers are for scrubs.

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    It just occured to me: sw33t wheelies fo' dayz.

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    That Peugeot looks like loads of fun. Here's a folding bike I recently converted to fixed...


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    Quote Originally Posted by FWM View Post
    That Peugeot looks like loads of fun. Here's a folding bike I recently converted to fixed...

    how will you bar spin..
    take off front brake, put in back, seatpostmountedbrakelever™?

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    You guys are all wrong about the seatpost. It isn't going to break because it turns out it is actually an aluminum Bontrager Select handlebar! EN Mountain Safety certified should keep you from piercing your taint, eh?

    Please tell me you at least have a shim from 7/8" to the 24.0mm size that is supposed to be in there. #IthaDan , please turn some 1" steel tubing on a lathe for this man!
    Last edited by hockeyteeth; 11-30-13 at 06:08 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hockeyteeth View Post
    You guys are all wrong about the seatpost. It isn't going to break because it turns out it is actually an aluminum Bontrager Select handlebar! EN Mountain Safety certified should keep you from piercing your taint, eh?

    Please tell me you at least have a shim from 7/8" to the 24.0mm size that is supposed to be in there. #IthaDan , please turn some 1" steel tubing on a lathe for this man!
    No shim needed. It orginally had a 22.2 fluted alloy post (remember how quick those bent). The handlebar is just inserted until the sweep stopped it. I tried a steel bar and it bent in two blocks. So far the Bonty bar has a slight depression from flexing against the lip of the seattube, but no cracks yet. I've installed a sissy bar with an extra seatpost clamp, the same as Shiz had. It controls the flex alot, but does take a little of the fun away though.


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