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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 04-04-05, 01:04 PM   #1
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Check this out...

Hey,

Anyone thought of doing this before? Kinda neat...

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2005...eBikeCo-op.htm
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Old 04-04-05, 01:09 PM   #2
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I talked to one of our employees, about this, after he accidently started to install a set of tandem cranks(Spiders both sides) on his single speed this past saturday. It would look cool but the only advantage I can think of is reduced drivetrain load and you could do that with cogs as well.
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Old 04-04-05, 01:10 PM   #3
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Old 04-04-05, 01:20 PM   #4
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?? the folly could be even sillier if you put a free wheel on only one side.. or how about..

arh .. just tell me why??
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Old 04-04-05, 01:24 PM   #5
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Anyone thought about another thread dedicated to this before?
Yup.
A lot of different viewpoints on it.
I'd look it up but I think I'll go ride instead.
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Man....That's a lot of real clean chain.....
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I think that would be pretty cool, just for the fun of it. Might reduce the backlash in the chain too, if you used a double sided fixed arrangement.
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seriously...y'all are messing with me now, right? april fools?
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seriously...y'all are messing with me now, right? april fools?
Someone push this guys happy button.

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Why?? To be different??
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So you can get grease on both pant legs......duh!
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So you can get grease on both pant legs......duh!
right on. having grease one only one pant leg puts me off balance
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So you can get grease on both pant legs......duh!

Oh... now it makes sense!
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the happy buttons fine.. the sad button is wearing out
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Double crank set-up on FGG

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Obviously those of you with grease on only one pant leg don't spend enough time backwards on your bike.
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Obviously those of you with grease on only one pant leg don't spend enough time backwards on your bike.
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