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2018 Post Your Fixed Gear / Singlespeed Megathread

Old 01-10-18, 07:40 AM
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^In the age of specialization we tend to forget that most bikes can do most things lol

Nice Georama
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Old 01-10-18, 07:41 AM
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The temporary fender has an aggressive angle and an intimidating, tapering silhouette. Reminds me of something out of Ben Hur.

What brand/model is it?
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Old 01-10-18, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Wspsux View Post
^In the age of specialization we tend to forget that most bikes can do most things


Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
The temporary fender has an aggressive angle and an intimidating, tapering silhouette. Reminds me of something out of Ben Hur.

What brand/model is it?
Ass Savers Fendor Bendor. I usually just use the regular Ass Saver that attaches to the saddle, but this one does work better.
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Old 01-10-18, 10:19 AM
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Some post Harvey flood upgrades to Henry for 2018 - most notably new wheels! Finally ditched the deep rim fixie style wheels to go with a more classic look.

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Old 01-10-18, 03:54 PM
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Here is my Murphy Marty single speed setup...
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Old 01-10-18, 06:09 PM
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Murphy Marty is tight...
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Old 01-10-18, 06:34 PM
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Here's mine in its sorry state. I had to hang it up to make space in the garage for the winter bikes.
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Old 01-17-18, 01:30 AM
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Nabiis Alchemy with an absurd hodgepodge of mostly-pretty-good parts and a few stinkers. Generic white crankset that I loathe, but will not replace with something better until I ride enough to wear out that back tire without skidding. I expect to be notably fitter when I install that new crank.
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Old 01-17-18, 06:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Gresp15C View Post
Here's mine in its sorry state. I had to hang it up to make space in the garage for the winter bikes.
Is that a Schwinn Sprint? I used to have a bike that looked just like that.

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Old 01-17-18, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by bonsai171 View Post
Is that a Schwinn Sprint? I used to have a bike that looked just like that.

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It's a Traveler. But oddly enough we have a Sprint of the same color and styling in the garage. I got them both last year at an auction, and decided to turn the Traveler frame into a SS. My son got the Sprint and is leaving it as a 10-speed for now.
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Old 01-17-18, 09:12 AM
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Attempting my first build at the ripe age of 49. Bike is a '77 Takara. HiTen/lugged 25" (6'6"/215). I'm about a week in...frame, stripped and primed. Parts being acquired; going low-budget just to get a feel for how the building game works.

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Old 01-17-18, 08:02 PM
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not a real cinelli obv

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Old 01-17-18, 08:49 PM
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Digging the chameleon paint on the rear wheel.
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Old 01-18-18, 08:15 AM
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Old 01-18-18, 12:22 PM
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Some great looking bikes so far, thread is off to a good start! Love the green on that Georama @scoho
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Old 01-18-18, 12:53 PM
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Cool. Need an outdoor sunshine shot.
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Old 01-18-18, 05:16 PM
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That Steamroller is ncie!

Snapped a pic of the Felt in road mode after I finished my ride today:

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Old 01-18-18, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
Cool. Need an outdoor sunshine shot.
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That Steamroller is nice!
Agreed.

TK2 is looking great too. Now put all of that on a different frame.
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Old 01-19-18, 01:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Carcosa View Post
Agreed.

TK2 is looking great too. Now put all of that on a different frame.
Already did! First frame was a Dolan that was too small for me. A few extra changes have been made since.

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Old 01-19-18, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
Cool. Need an outdoor sunshine shot.
Cold, gray, and sloppy outside. Hopefully this weekend is more conducive to photos.

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That Steamroller is nice!
Thanks! I wish the seatpost didn't have so much tool bag rash.
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Old 01-19-18, 03:04 PM
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Old 01-20-18, 01:14 PM
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Been waiting for the right bike for my first SS build. Got it.
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Old 01-20-18, 05:10 PM
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Well, I've officially now seen everything. Thanks.
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You do you.
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Old 01-20-18, 07:48 PM
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Dawes Streetfighter 54cm
Your seatpost is backwards. All I am gonna ask about whatever the hell you have going on with your bars is, do those brakes even work? From the photo it looks like they don't.
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