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Old 08-02-07, 11:07 AM
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My bike as a SS/FG?

I closed the site and forgot to bookmark it, but I ame acroos a very cool site that allows you to generate a pretty decent idea of what your bike would look like as a fixie or track bike! So......here is my Schwinn Passage done up as a fixie for track. Looks kinda cool and I did have to steal the garage door off the internet!

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Old 08-02-07, 11:09 AM
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This is kind of like the Oprah camera, but for bikes.

Sweet (imaginary) ride, though.
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Old 08-02-07, 11:18 AM
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This is kind of like the Oprah camera, but for bikes.

Sweet (imaginary) ride, though.
Like I said, it's a way to visualize what it might look like. I'm actually thinking about converting my old Raleigh for track though!
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I'm gonna Oprah camera my body + virtual fixie my ride = HIPSTER!
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It needs risers and a top tube pad.


And spokecards.
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Old 08-02-07, 11:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Krink View Post
I'm gonna Oprah camera my body + virtual fixie my ride = HIPSTER!
Naw, just havin' some fun!

I don't need to Oprah camera the bod! This is this Spring


and a couple of years ago, and I ain't kiddin'!
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Old 08-02-07, 11:32 AM
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If you find the site, let me know. I just decided I want a fixie
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Old 08-02-07, 11:32 AM
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Amazing, good for you.
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Old 08-02-07, 11:37 AM
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Found the site again!

http://www.pedalmafia.com/mafid/mafia_id.html
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Old 08-02-07, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by vpiuva View Post
ZIPPS on a fixie!
You need to visit more Velodromes!
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Your bike would look pretty sweet. I don't think a TT protector would do much. I would instead put red handlebar tape at the very end of the bars to go with the red from the Zipps.
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I just realized that we can now post our dream bikes with this website. I've already built up one.
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Old 08-02-07, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by vpiuva View Post
Yea, but most of the fixies on BF don't even know where one is, much less ridden in circles on it
I know the ones in Chicago do.
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Old 08-02-07, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by ms.gio View Post
I just realized that we can now post our dream bikes with this website. I've already built up one.
So screen shot it into PS or GIMP and post a pic already!
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I've been to a velodrome.

The one in Lehigh, PA.

It wasn't operational at the time, however.
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
So screen shot it into PS or GIMP and post a pic already!
Here are two bikes that I thought were pretty sweet. If I only had the money...
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Old 08-02-07, 02:45 PM
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Oooooh, Purty!
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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
Oooooh, Purty!
Thanks Tom. I have a feeling that when I get bored I'm going to make another bike.
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Originally Posted by ms.gio View Post
Here are two bikes that I thought were pretty sweet. If I only had the money...
The first one looks like an IRO Angus with their pink rims.

and my addition:

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Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
I closed the site and forgot to bookmark it, but I ame acroos a very cool site that allows you to generate a pretty decent idea of what your bike would look like as a fixie or track bike! So......here is my Schwinn Passage done up as a fixie for track. Looks kinda cool and I did have to steal the garage door off the internet!

That looks a bit like BikeCAD's rendering.
Here's their free version
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Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
That looks a bit like BikeCAD's rendering.
Here's their free version
That app just raped my firefox!
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Originally Posted by asherlighn View Post
That app just raped my firefox!
No ****.

I'm never doing that again.

Anyway, TS, you could just get a Bianchi Pista or a Specialized Langster for like $500 USD.
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Originally Posted by BananaTugger View Post
No ****.

I'm never doing that again.

Anyway, TS, you could just get a Bianchi Pista or a Specialized Langster for like $500 USD.
I know, but I'd rather build one for the fun of it. I'm not going to cut off the brazeons but just make a few cosmetic mods and put a fixed rear wheel on, remove the brakes and use it at Major Taylor Velodrome next year. I'm gonna get my Cat 4 licence and see how it goes!

My crankset is very convertible, just drop the small ring off, get my chain line right and voila!
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Originally Posted by ms.gio View Post
Here are two bikes that I thought were pretty sweet. If I only had the money...
I swear I've seen the black / pink one here in Kyoto minus the yellow stickers. I'm surprised I don't have a pic.
ms. gio you would be in fixie heaven here. Start saving and bring your credit card and I'll take you shopping.
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