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10-18-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 459
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Posted By Senrab62

British gentleman

Trying to get some miles in before weather turns. Love this bike. Need a period correct-ish water bottle cage, and maybe a saddle bag or handlebar bag? Period correct wheelset should be done...
10-18-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By cyrano138

Just finished building this one for my wife...

Just finished building this one for my wife today. I honestly kind of hated to convert it a little bit because it was in mint condition. I saw it go up on Craigslist this morning for $100 complete,...
09-19-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By sebasbike

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Eai BARE KNUCKLE.
09-18-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Rolla

My newest singlespeed, an All City Super...

My newest singlespeed, an All City Super Professional:


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08-03-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By roadfix

Built this around an old Bianchi Pista frame...

Built this around an old Bianchi Pista frame about 20 years ago, including the wheels, still ride it til this day. I did the LA Wheelmen Grand Tour 200mi highland route on this bike a few years back....
08-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By ethet

NBD: 2018 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Yay! I received the frame and built it up this morning, and then gave it an inaugural 70km ride this afternoon. I am kinda excited about this bicycleómore than I have been in quite a while when it...
07-31-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By bargo68

Just got back from a 32 mile shake down ride and...

Just got back from a 32 mile shake down ride and I had a blast! I can foresee SS becoming my weekend go-to. It's a 'french fit', to be sure, but it rides so smooth and silent. Very stoked on what...
07-27-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Senrab62

Done!

Will get final weight. Will be in the 21.5ish rate I think with Brooks. With higher end/lighter tires and tubes could probably shave a couple hundred grams.

One time owned by Martin Copland who...
07-20-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,051
Posted By Whitecoyote

Wabi Special ...

Wabi Special

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07-19-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Edward1066

My latest... Missed having a singlespeed. ...

My latest... Missed having a singlespeed.
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07-16-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Broctoon

Iíve posted pics of this one before, but itís...

Iíve posted pics of this one before, but itís like a new bike with some recent changes Iíve made.

Previously used a bullhorn bar and carbon rims with 23mm tires. I still have those parts, but I...
07-05-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,836
Posted By Mikefule

Mainly psychology. If you slack off on a fixed,...

Mainly psychology. If you slack off on a fixed, the bike lets you know that it's noticed. At the same ratio and the same cadence, the speed will be the same. However, there is no "flywheel effect'...
06-17-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,122
Posted By Bald Paul

That low sun angle is one of the reasons I...

That low sun angle is one of the reasons I dislike riding when the sun is rising or setting. It can blind a lot of drivers, and although there probably aren't many out on the roads at that time of...
06-17-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,122
Posted By PeteHski

I never ride close to sunrise or sunset. Too much...

I never ride close to sunrise or sunset. Too much risk of being hit by a sun-blinded driver on our narrow rural roads. Only the other day I was reading about a local fatality where that was deemed to...
06-16-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7,704
Views: 2,577,823
Posted By Brambo

Canyon Roadlite CF 8.0 ...

Canyon Roadlite CF 8.0
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06-15-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By passive jay

My first bike in 37 years

Hello! Last rode a bike when I was 11, I turn 48 in a couple of months.

This is my sidewalk cruiser.

It started life as a cheap Genesis beach cruiser. I like the bike because it is one of the...
06-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,704
Views: 2,577,823
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I picked up this 1990 Bianchi Axis cyclocross...

So I picked up this 1990 Bianchi Axis cyclocross bike from my local bike collective a few weeks ago for a steal of a price. It had a wicked bend in the handlebars but was otherwise very nice:
...
06-08-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,617
Posted By JohnDThompson

There's usually a good supply of old-school bike...

There's usually a good supply of old-school bike shoes for use with slotted cleats on e.g. eBay, often at decent prices since slotted cleats are so unfashionable now. They'll have the stiff sole you...
06-01-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By bykemike

Getting my 2009 Cannondale Capo dialed in and out...

Getting my 2009 Cannondale Capo dialed in and out test riding this past week.

This is it sitting at the top of the local 65' bridge on the way back to my car after a 40 mile ride. I am running...
05-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,366
Posted By bykemike

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours...

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours I stripped everything off it, cleaned the frame put on the new wheelset and set of Sram Red brakes. Ordering up a new seat post, seat, fork, already...
05-10-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By EnzoRWD

enjoying some spring weather up in WI ...

enjoying some spring weather up in WI
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05-10-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,846
Posted By bykemike

I've made the decision to ride single speed all...

I've made the decision to ride single speed all the time I am in Florida. This has been about 5 months now and so far, so good. I had a bit of a break through this past weekend when I tried my first...
05-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Ah, Spring... Glorious spring. That time when we fiddle the most with our bicycles and possibly update/upgrade every contact point of our favorite one for the coming year (if we/they are lucky)......
05-02-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,223
Posted By phughes

I always simply wear tires out, then replace....

I always simply wear tires out, then replace. Saddles are more important to me. I do prefer specific tires, but I hate throwing away a perfectly good tire. If the tire is really riding rough, check...
04-28-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By EnzoRWD

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04-23-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 703,172
Posted By Rolla

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04-23-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 703,172
Posted By PIFFLE

Blocked my calendar Friday morning to cruise...

Blocked my calendar Friday morning to cruise Jedidiah Smith Memorial Trail with a buddy. 30 minutes out, smoke a joint, another 30 minutes, finish the joint, then blast back in 30 minutes at all out...
04-23-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By SJX426

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set...

Picked this up a few years ago as a frame set with headset, brakes, crankset and stuck seat post for $50. The stash burped up the stem, handlbar, tape, brake leavers, post, and saddle. The wallet...
04-19-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7,704
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Posted By DorkDisk

That's a nice looking bike. But the person who...

That's a nice looking bike. But the person who assembled it knows or cares nothing about proper cabling. Once you get your fit dialed and you have some time, I'd suggest taking it back to the shop...
04-12-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By peterjcb

First single speed since I was a kid...

I'm almost 70 but I'm a long time distance marathon runner. I haven't really been on a bike very much in many years. This week I wanted to just get back to simple basics so I picked up a Priority Ace...
04-12-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 436,008
Posted By Rolla

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04-11-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,624
Posted By drlogik

I rode my Wabi Classic on an 8-miler around my...

I rode my Wabi Classic on an 8-miler around my area of town. Beautiful day except for the crazy high pollen count.
...
04-06-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Senrab62

Today's ride

Needs a bath. Heavy with the s3x wheelset (heavy, but indestructible) but rides smooth and perfect for hillier terrain. The weight doesn't impact average speed that I have noticed too much. Columbus...
03-26-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Senrab62

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old...

Maintenance ride. Shooting for 80+ a week. Old man ****. Still not sure on components. Have a different saddle tI need to install, and looking for a different front caliper option.

Crusty and...
03-25-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By Yelbom15

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on...

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on her(bull bars in background were definitely equipped for that one).
...
03-23-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,211
Posted By Rolla

Then why did you start a thread asking about hill...

Then why did you start a thread asking about hill climbing?



I would never use crankarms that long on a fixed gear bike. When you lean the bike into a corner while your legs are spinning...
03-22-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By StirFry

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03-14-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By momoman

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods....

veganbikes, you are correct about the Phil Woods. I just polished them recently. They have plenty of bling. I plan to ride both set of wheels. I may end up with yet another set of wheels for my...
03-14-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,707
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Update 3/14/21 Been swapping around some...

Update 3/14/21

Been swapping around some parts this winter. Just took it out yesterday for the first time this year as the roads are finally dry!
...
03-05-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By ethet

2013 Interpro Keirin

I began searching for a Korean keirin frame last summer (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1206033-source-korean-keirin-frames.html) and finally found a suitable one this January: A...
03-04-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) Rockin' and rollin' this for 50 years now
I paid $125 for...
02-28-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By ZIPP2001

Dusted off the Road Bike !

I spend my winter riding my trails bikes out on the groomed trails in my old neighborhood. But the last couple of days the temps have been in the upper 30's so I wanted to avoid the trails for a bit....
02-27-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,631
Posted By blakcloud

Speedway2, the bike looks great. Glad everything...

Speedway2, the bike looks great. Glad everything worked out for you. The tough part is waiting for our Canadian winter to end!
02-25-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,631
Posted By veganbikes

You looking fine. Just FYI for best results use...

You looking fine. Just FYI for best results use uncoated polished cables that coating can come off and gum things up a bit but don't toss them, use them they will be fine for now!
02-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By seau grateau

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride....

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride. And this is gonna be my only bike again pretty soon...
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02-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By oouellette

2018 Kilo WT

Not a 2021 photo, but the 2021 version of my Kilo WT.
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02-15-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,663
Posted By StirFry

What I ordered ...

What I ordered
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...vs what I...
02-14-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By speed king

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02-11-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,576
Posted By PIFFLE

Don't want to overshare this pic but, hey, that's...

Don't want to overshare this pic but, hey, that's what this thread's for ;o
...
02-07-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7,704
Views: 2,577,823
Posted By na53

New to me 2008 Jamis Coda Sport! Converted to 1x....

New to me 2008 Jamis Coda Sport! Converted to 1x. Thinking about putting drops on it...
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