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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 07-13-14, 09:04 AM   #1
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What to look for ...

What should one look for when buying a used FG?
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Old 07-13-14, 12:41 PM   #2
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Make sure the derailers are in good condition
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Old 07-13-14, 07:27 PM   #3
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Ensure that both wheels touch the ground
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Look for dents on the seat stays, especially on fancy NJS frames from Japan. The dents are actually a good thing.
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Look for dents on the seat stays, especially on fancy NJS frames from Japan. The dents are actually a good thing.
Goota be careful to make sure those dents are NJS certified too.
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I make sure all my bikes are messenger owned for many street credits.
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