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Show me your track ends

Old 09-04-08, 03:44 PM
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Show me your track ends

Show me your legit track ends and if they were from a custom builder, what are they?
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Old 09-04-08, 04:26 PM
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What about illegal track ends?

I got that **** man, 2 for 5.
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soon my friend is gonna make me a frame, hes a framebuilder, and ill get the paul comp drop out probably or ill like to make so drop out like the vanilla one
[img]https://paulcomp.com/drop-out.jpg[/img]
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Show me yours and I'll show you mine.
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Old 09-04-08, 05:25 PM
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my frame is at the builder right now and im trying to make the decision about what ends to put on it. I really am not a fan of the paul ends becuase i think they are too long. I dont think you need that much ability to adjust. Anyone?
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Originally Posted by doubled View Post
my frame is at the builder right now and im trying to make the decision about what ends to put on it. I really am not a fan of the paul ends becuase i think they are too long. I dont think you need that much ability to adjust. Anyone?
You can always use more room to adjust. The built in tensioners are kind of stupid but long ends are always good.
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the aliens have long ends. long shen ends. and they are long. and people are complaining about how long they are
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only two considerations i can think of is
that if the ends are too skinny
they may bend, and some are slippery
(stainless steel?).
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Originally Posted by doubled View Post
I really am not a fan of the paul ends becuase i think they are too long.
I dont think you need that much ability to adjust. Anyone?
I like sub11/surly ends.

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Old 09-05-08, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by doubled View Post
my frame is at the builder right now and im trying to make the decision about what ends to put on it. I really am not a fan of the paul ends becuase i think they are too long. I dont think you need that much ability to adjust. Anyone?
paul website says they are mild steel aka low carbon content
google suggests this is not particularly strong. I'm not
clear on if it isn't strong relative to other steel used
for ends or what.
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Originally Posted by kaiju-velo View Post
paul website says they are mild steel aka low carbon content
google suggests this is not particularly strong. I'm not
clear on if it isn't strong relative to other steel used
for ends or what.
Nope, it's not super strong, but it's strong enough. It's what most drops/ends are made of.
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I love the dropouts on old schwinn's
lemme see if i can find a pic...

such a simple clean look, they look even classier if they are drilled out.
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not custom, standard kilo tt track ends:

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Oh snap, let me shoot some pictures of my Serotta's ends when I get home. Some of the best aside from the Paul ones.
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those are neat. I like em
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These function on my Redline
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I like the style of the ends on the kilo becuase they are short and small and simple. I really dont need that much chain adjustment chain wear will not lengthen my chain that much and i will only be using one gear on this bicycle. My favorite track ends are the ones on the sample pic that was up opn trackstars site for their mks chain tugs anybody know what these are?
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I had a pic saved once of really nice ends, they were very detailed, had measurement style markings, as well as some other nice details.. Ill see if I can find it.
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Old 09-05-08, 12:24 PM
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I like the traitor ends
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Old 09-05-08, 02:39 PM
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I like those last ones. do they sell them as just the ends. I could get the builder to cut the pointy parts off and file them smoothhhhhhh
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what's wrong with the pointy? that's what makes em sick.

I don't think they're sold on their own. at least not from traitor. check their site, https://www.traitorcycles.com
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Originally Posted by erichsia View Post
I like the traitor ends
I don't like the way they cut the very ends. Reduces the amount of adjustability just to make it look purtier.
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