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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)

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Old 06-11-03, 12:35 PM   #1
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Frame size

Is there any difference in recommended size for a fixed gear vs a reagular bike?

This quesion may sound stupid, but I'm still tossed between a pre built one, and finding an old frame. There's 4 left on ebay to choose from, or I head out to the swap meet.
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for a regular road frame converted to fixed, nah. you'll be fine going with what you usually go with.

if i couldnt find a frame in my size, i'd always prefer to go to the next smallest than the next largest, especially with track frames. the higher bottom bracket height makes things a little different.
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I'd always go with my regular road bike size............the only difference being that my fixies all have 165mm cranks...........great for cornering clearance and makes you spin more fluidly and faster.
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