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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 06-15-09, 01:31 AM   #1
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I think it's time...

to give fixed gear a shot.

I've got the '06 Bianch San Jose sans flip-flops. What should I do to fixie up this bike? I think my options are to...

a) Buy a new wheelset that comes w/ a flip-flop
b) Scour craigslist for used wheelsets w/ a flip-flop
c) Buy a ff hub and have LBS rebuild my wheel

Everything's stock on the bike except new Michelin Krylion 23's. Also, I'll be needing a lockring right?
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Old 06-15-09, 01:41 AM   #2
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You don't need a wheelset, just a rear wheel. Try A and B; C would be an incredible waste of money.

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Old 06-15-09, 01:52 AM   #3
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Since, your in Seattle I actually have a rear wheel from a bike that I got hit on that I don't use, if you're interested give me a PM.
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