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First Singlespeed

Old 05-23-20, 09:04 AM
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First Singlespeed

To celebrate survival of ten years riding MTB - I went all out and used some retirement funds to gift myself this 21-pound Titanium beauty, for my 55th birthday:






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Old 05-23-20, 10:42 AM
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Nice.

You'll have to get a bolt-on cog and try it out fixed some time.
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Old 05-23-20, 11:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Dylansbob View Post
Nice.

You'll have to get a bolt-on cog and try it out fixed some time.
Lol.... that may be awhile! I'm still in the "suffer-fest" mode, of the Singlespeed learning curve.
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Old 05-23-20, 12:19 PM
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What bars are you using?

Love the build. Though I am biased a little as I will soon have two titanium mtbs (though no single speed mtb yet)
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Originally Posted by veganbikes View Post
What bars are you using?

Love the build. Though I am biased a little as I will soon have two titanium mtbs (though no single speed mtb yet)
I went with Watson Cycles Titanium Mary bar, in 22.2mm x 720:

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Old 05-24-20, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Dilberto View Post
I went with Watson Cycles Titanium Mary bar, in 22.2mm x 720:

Nice I was figuring it was some ti bar of some sort but couldn't place it. Good to know.
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Old 05-24-20, 06:27 PM
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Talk about a great present to yourself. Congrats on a beautiful frame and nice build.
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Is eccentric bb or track ends optional? Do they have sliding drop outs?
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Very nice!
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Is eccentric bb or track ends optional? Do they have sliding drop outs?
Eccentric bottom bracket
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Old 06-09-20, 03:41 PM
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Very nice beautiful machine
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Nice ride, great gift to oneself!
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