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2021 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Old 09-17-21, 04:03 PM
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2021 Tsunami frame after only...eight months wait


So, it's a new build that I'm enjoying. I have it set up with 48x17 or 48x18. It came out at a hair beneath 19 lbs.
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Old 09-17-21, 04:05 PM
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These frames are nicely finished. Note the smooth weld transitions at the head tube and seat cluster. I used carbon bars, stem and seatpost.
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Old 09-17-21, 04:39 PM
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Nice ride! Frame looks very similar to a Dolan.
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post

So, it's a new build that I'm enjoying. I have it set up with 48x17 or 48x18. It came out at a hair beneath 19 lbs.
Love this!! Where did you snag it? I've been eyeing these for awhile. Looks like they are a good package. Did you build it, or buy it complete?

Looks awesome 😎
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Old 09-18-21, 05:54 AM
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Where did you snag it? Did you build it, or buy it complete?
Thanks. I assembled it. All but the wheels and bottle cage clamps are from sellers on AliExpress. The wheels are Velomine. The clamp mounts are from Chain Reaction.

These are decent frames, and they come with the headset, seatpost clamp, and loose star nut.
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Old 09-18-21, 11:00 AM
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matching ish front wheel coming eventually. also has suntour pedals now

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My newest singlespeed, an All City Super Professional:



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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 bicycle—more than I have been in quite a while when it comes to a bike. The oversized downtube changes the ride noticeably in terms of stiffness—a subtle but quantifiably different feel than the other keirin bikes... Super dope. And the paint is insane... Rinsei-san is certainly an artist in all meaningful ways when it comes to making a frame.






what handlebar is that? I was getting the nitto shred bar but yours look even better
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Old 09-19-21, 07:57 AM
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what handlebar is that? I was getting the nitto shred bar but yours look even better
That is the Nitto B809...

Edit: I should note that I narrowed the bars by about 6cm...

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Old 09-19-21, 08:21 AM
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Eai BARE KNUCKLE.
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Originally Posted by ethet View Post
... Rinsei-san is certainly an artist in all meaningful ways when it comes to making a frame.


This is certainly true. This is an exquisite look. It sounds like it's as fun to ride, too. Wow.
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Old 09-21-21, 10:06 PM
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swapped in / out few pieces and replaced Panaracer rear destroyed by most vicious pinch flat in my life as a cyclist; I don't want to like Big Red S but hotdamn Roubaix really whips the llama's ass here

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Old 09-22-21, 07:33 AM
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New to me Thunderdome.
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Old 09-23-21, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by tombc View Post

matching ish front wheel coming eventually. also has suntour pedals now
That is over the top cool and love those bars!
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Old 09-23-21, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by ethet View Post
Rinsei-san is certainly an artist in all meaningful ways when it comes to making a frame.
Oh goodness how did I miss this one?

Lovely in every single way
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Old 09-23-21, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by takenreasy View Post
That is over the top cool and love those bars!
When you need a 21.1mm stem you put on whatever bars you can get!

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Old 09-24-21, 08:08 AM
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I put in an adapter so I could use those same bars.
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Old 09-24-21, 11:27 PM
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these are 21.1 quill bullmoose that wandered into my lap somehow. Not the nitto ones
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Old 09-25-21, 07:31 AM
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My newest singlespeed, an All City Super Professional:



Cool bike, is that fixed or singlespeed? What size tires are those?

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Old 09-25-21, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by bonsai171 View Post
Cool bike, fixed or singlespeed? What size tires are those?
Thanks! Singlespeed, 650B X 47.
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Old 09-25-21, 08:33 PM
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Thanks! Singlespeed, 650B X 47.
Nice, I bet it would make a nice gravel grinder.

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Old 09-25-21, 11:22 PM
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Nice, I bet it would make a nice gravel grinder.
Agreed, but this one fills a more important niche in my small quiver of singlespeeds: the true all-rounder.
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...and He’s rockin’ that gold chain. Nice and clean!
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