Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-31-06, 11:43 AM   #1
Senior Member
Thread Starter
BigDaddyPete's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Bikes: Motobecane Fantom Cross 2008 Schwinn Super Sport 1972 SS. Surly Pacer Rando bike
Posts: 632
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Fixed sizes

So I have decided that I want a fixie and I recently learned that I am coming into some extra cash in the new year. I currently ride a Raleigh Supercourse from the early '90's and love it, so was looking at what Raleigh has to offer. They have the Rush Hour, which seems to me to be the ideal bike, but they only make it up to a 59 cm frame. I currently ride a 62 cm. Is there something different about the geometry of the frame? Or am I going to have to look elsewhere for the fixie of my dreams. The Rush Hour has the option of being a singlespeed which might really appeal to me after a long day on my feet at work. Any thoughts or alternatives?
BigDaddyPete is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-06, 12:06 PM   #2
Well, duh, Mr Obvious.
dekalbSTEEL's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: NIU town
Bikes: see sig, and others
Posts: 2,271
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Giant Bowery in XL?

I assume the geometry on this frame is the same as the ALU TCR

the XL has a top tube of 61
dekalbSTEEL is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:53 PM.

  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.