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Old 10-23-14, 10:00 AM
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Fixed Gear Collapsable Bike

Hey everyone. Just learned I'll be headed to London next semester and will need a bike. I have a steel fixie that is the ultimate commuter, but airfair is pricey. Any ideas on making it seperable? Anybody know where to get S&S couplers?
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Old 10-23-14, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by jonwiebe68 View Post
Hey everyone. Just learned I'll be headed to London next semester and will need a bike. I have a steel fixie that is the ultimate commuter, but airfair is pricey. Any ideas on making it seperable? Anybody know where to get S&S couplers?
Probably cheaper to buy a bike there
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Old 10-23-14, 11:30 AM
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couplers installed and a case for the bike will run you over $1k usd before paint. S&S are generally not available for DIY, if that was the question. Framebuilders get them from S&S directly
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
S&S are generally not available for DIY, if that was the question.
True, but you could always fabricate your own René Herse-style “démontable” couplers:



Although I'm sure it would be much easier and less expensive to simply buy a bike in London.
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I've thought about copying those couplers.
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sleeve inside, pinch bolts compressing around, is in public domaine.. S&S coupler is still patented ..

Bike Fridays pack even smaller, because of the 20" wheels. Silk would build a Fixie the is a 'Pre Loved' Tikit on the site, Now, is already a Fixed gear .. a 349 16" wheel

tire size in common with the popular Bromptons, Made in London.

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