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Can this be used for a Fixed Gear project?

Old 07-27-09, 01:22 AM
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Can this be used for a Fixed Gear project?




And is that a good frame and wheels? thanks
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Old 07-27-09, 01:41 AM
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You really couldn't have given us less to work with. It has horizontal dropouts, so yeah, it can be converted, but one can't eyeball two crappy craigslist pics and tell you that its Reynolds 631 or old school Sears ****.
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Old 07-27-09, 01:55 AM
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Looks like it's got a scuzzy one piece crank....
Do they want more than $10?
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Old 07-27-09, 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by steveymcdubs View Post
You really couldn't have given us less to work with. It has horizontal dropouts, so yeah, it can be converted, but one can't eyeball two crappy craigslist pics and tell you that its Reynolds 631 or old school Sears ****.
Sorry for the crappy pics. I need to ask the seller for better pics next time
But that's all I needed to know, if I can convert it. Thanks!
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Old 07-27-09, 02:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Seggybop View Post
Looks like it's got a scuzzy one piece crank....
Do they want more than $10?
Uh, yes. $50 to be exact. Is that bad? I have a feeling it is.
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Old 07-27-09, 02:23 AM
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Originally Posted by steveymcdubs View Post
Reynolds 631
...wat?
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one piece crank means youll need an adapter for a modern bb. I guess the cranks are... interesting, if you want to use them for a super-cheap conversion. Geometry is pretty bad, but that's not the end of the world. Speaking of geometry- make sure you sit on if a bit and make sure it feels right- that thing has a huge toptube proportional to the rest of its frame.

It IS possible to convert it- I just wouldn't suggest it.
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Old 07-27-09, 06:43 AM
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Bad place to start if you want a fg bike.
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yeah but why spend the money when a new bike is just as cheap get a windsor and be done with it
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Ive wanted to say that to about the last 5 of these threads, but I restrained myself
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Low end bike, not worth the hassle of converting.
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fogetaboutit!
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Originally Posted by fuzz2050 View Post
Low end bike, not worth the hassle of converting.
+1 those drop outs look like they can be ripped off due to the forces of skidding!
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that isn't worth $50
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A complete waste of time, I would buy it only for a beater and I would keep it as is, just wrap the bars. But I would have to be pretty desperate. Like, needed a bike ASAP to get to a job that required sexing Angelina Jolie and being fed peeled grapes by a naked Tina Fey, that kind of desperate.
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tina fey?
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Originally Posted by Pooptet View Post
Uh, yes. $50 to be exact. Is that bad? I have a feeling it is.
Based on those pics, that looks like a piece of sh*t. I wouldn't even bother. $50 is a joke.
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