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2020 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Old 05-04-20, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by 50voltphantom View Post
That is the cleanest threadless conversion I've ever seen.
Thank you,When I swapped headsets I had to trim the steerer tube because how it was stock it had an inch tall spacer between the 2 locknut's. Looked silly.
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Old 05-04-20, 02:18 PM
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Thanks, FS
For any interested, here's a link to more just-published info on Cecil Walker and your (Yankee) pro track world of the '20s:
https://cycling.org.au/vic/cv-histor...alker-superior
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Trixie da Fixie (I) with new wheels. . . . . .
DSCN2111 by John Mortensen, on Flickr

DSCN2112 by John Mortensen, on Flickr

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Previous wheelset. . . .
DSC_0001 by John Mortensen, on Flickr
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Old 05-14-20, 09:15 AM
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Saw this on CL in my state. Still new to the bike community and with little knowledge on bikes, I was wondering if this is a good buy. Any advice is welcome.

https://siouxcity.craigslist.org/bik...116723697.html
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Old 05-14-20, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Pugs2xLove View Post
Saw this on CL in my state. Still new to the bike community and with little knowledge on bikes, I was wondering if this is a good buy. Any advice is welcome.

https://siouxcity.craigslist.org/bik...116723697.html
That is a smoking hot deal for a Kilo WT. Too bad it is so small. But if it fits you, I'd be in the car right now.
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Old 05-14-20, 11:12 AM
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I have never owned or rode a single speed bike so with having no experience with this type of bike and the seller living about 200 miles from where I'm at, it explains the hesitation on my part.
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New replacement forks coming tomorrow hopefully. If you look close, you can tell that my steerer tube is slightly bent but bent enough.
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Old 05-16-20, 06:17 AM
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Old 05-16-20, 04:47 PM
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Old 05-20-20, 11:07 AM
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My locale is reopening, but sadly they still have our beach closed...








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Old 05-21-20, 12:34 PM
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My new forks came in a few days ago and I also switched the stem and top cap. Also removed some stickers. Wanted to have a cleaner look. Next month I should get new tires and bar tape and also need to get another 15T cog and maybe go wild and get a 53T chainring.
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Old 05-21-20, 02:14 PM
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finally got around to putting a brake on this and a basket while I was at it. I love my handsome boy.
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Old 05-23-20, 10:12 PM
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Need a better crank and tape. Lighter wheelset and bar/stem combo from a road bike. Triple triangle goodness.
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Old 05-24-20, 08:51 AM
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Need a better crank and tape. Lighter wheelset and bar/stem combo from a road bike. Triple triangle goodness.
Cool bike, is it a GT frame?
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Cool bike, is it a GT frame?
TY sir! Not a GT, actually a Spicer. Heavy straight guage chromo, but stiff with the triple triangle plus wishbone stays. Carbon fork, wheelset, and components are decently light for parts bin build. Aggressive geo with 74.5 x 75 angles. Would love a GT, but got this custom to my measurements and built for less than a used GTB from fleaBay.
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Old 05-25-20, 02:26 PM
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What grips are these?

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Today I 'fixed' the RB-T...



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Old 05-25-20, 02:34 PM
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What grips are these?
They are the Portuguese Tree Cork Grips from Rivendell.
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Old 05-27-20, 08:43 AM
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Taken the day before my carbon fork showed up.
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Old 05-28-20, 07:20 AM
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Sorry for spamming. New fork, new pic.
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Old 05-28-20, 08:09 AM
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Sorry for spamming. New fork, new pic.
No need to apologize; that bike looks great!
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Old 05-31-20, 07:38 PM
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I love Speedsters!
Got my own finally...


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Old 06-06-20, 06:34 AM
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Nice bike, love the color! Did you paint it?

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Old 06-06-20, 09:53 AM
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Originally Posted by bonsai171 View Post
Nice bike, love the color! Did you paint it?

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Thanks Dave!

Its actually just the stock moss green colorway for the 2019 wabi special. Gotta love it when the stock paintjob is pretty much exactly the color you would choose to custom paint a frame!
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