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 04-05-18, 01:47 PM
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WTF is going on here? After all these years...lately IRO been getting some love/mentions???
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Old 04-05-18, 01:48 PM
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Old 04-19-18, 01:32 PM
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I still have an IRO Angus, with a Campy crank, tubular Campy rims on Phil hubs, with Honjo hammered fenders and Soma Sparrow bars. It's still my favorite in-town bike. You don't see too many IRO around anymore. It's finally time to pull it down and get it ready for another season. I'll post a pic this weekend.
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Old 04-19-18, 06:19 PM
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BFSSFG group buy Rob Roy...still going strong.
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Old 04-20-18, 08:14 AM
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^never seen on of those before. Cool.
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just picked up a new to me Mark V
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Old 07-13-18, 12:59 PM
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BFSSFG group buy IRO Rob Roy. Sat in the garage unbuilt until 2013, became the primary bike for years, before I fell down the vintage rabbithole.

Here it is on bike to work day this year.
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^^^ That wins cool bike of the year award !
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picked up this Mark V a few weeks ago
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I’m finally starting my first restoration of an old mark v frame I rescued from a scrap yard a few years back and this thread has been a cool walk through time as well as good inspiration. Sorry for bumping this if not allowed, just wanted to thank anyone left for all the info.
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