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Old 06-23-05, 09:34 PM
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Bikes: Univega - fixed conversion

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Originally Posted by patso
after i find a good frame, what should be the first things to pick up to get started on converting?
wheels ... there are ways to convert the wheels on a road bike into fixed gear wheels (search the forum for suicide hubs) but I say that if you have the funds, a good place to drop them is on at least a rear wheel. of course, this assumes that you were able to find a bike with all the qualities I recomended and none of the qualities I discouraged. A good frame with good wheels still won't run if the cranks are eff'ed.
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