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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 07-22-14, 03:03 PM   #1
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ready for the road !

Hot Rod Fixion ready for the road
Just Njoy the pictures!









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Old 07-23-14, 01:28 AM   #2
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Looks like you've put a lot of work into it, and done a good job. Can't say I like your colours though (too young and brash for this old phart), but that's okay. If that's fixed gear, or you have any aspirations in that direction, get get some foot retention. Overall though, well done. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-23-14, 03:31 AM   #3
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it's based on the old american hot rods like this one...



anyway i putted a lot of effort in this one and had great fun making it :-)
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Old 07-23-14, 09:26 AM   #4
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I see the nod to old school hot rods. Nice!
8 ball valve cap adds a nice touch to it.
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thx for the reply Wspsux. think so to about the 8 ball valve cap. it's a bit of a finishing touch to the bike :-)
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Old 07-23-14, 10:43 PM   #6
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While I find the wheels quite ugly, it is a very well executed build! Props.

welcome to the addiction
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everybody has his own taste + its the typical hot rod style
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the 8 ball valve cap
Didn't notice till it was pointed out. VERY sweet!
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Old 07-25-14, 10:05 AM   #9
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Didn't notice till it was pointed out. VERY sweet!
thx Scotti :-) thought it would be awsome to put these on
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I think these would be the crowning touch.




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I think his choice on tires fit the look he was going for better. Not to mention I had those on one of my bikes and not even close to 2000 miles and I had them fail on me.
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I think his choice on tires fit the look he was going for better. Not to mention I had those on one of my bikes and not even close to 2000 miles and I had them fail on me.
His white walls do copy that car well. What type of failure did you have?
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The puncture protection split and my tire lost its shape.
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I think his choice on tires fit the look he was going for better. Not to mention I had those on one of my bikes and not even close to 2000 miles and I had them fail on me.
one of my friend told me the same thing about the slicks, because originally i was looking for other then the whitewall michelin's but then i went to someone who makes alot of these fixies a year and he adviced me not the use the thickslick's but to go for durability and buy the michelins
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