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Old 10-11-06, 02:00 PM
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Originally Posted by grolby
Anyway, sorry for the digression! That's an awesome bike, caloso - looks like a real tank.
These bikes are kind of a ***** descending hills when rigged fixed gear. I did two fixed gear experiments this summer. The first was on my 80's Hardrock. I call that one a failure mostly due to the head of steam I picked up going down hill. The second experiment was with my SS road bike conversion. That was much more enjoyable. I didn't feel out of control on the descents. That one is a much lighter bike.
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