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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 08-19-09, 02:49 PM   #1
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New singlespeed recommendations?

I am a newbie to the forum, but I was hoping I could get some recommendations from seasoned riders. What is the best new singlespeed on the market right now (reasonably prices also)? I've noticed a ton of new singlespeed/fixed gear bikes for sale on the internet these days, but I don't know who has the quality goods. I live in Portland and it is rainy and hilly, so I want something that would be able to handle the terrain well. Any ideas and info would be appreciated!!
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Old 08-19-09, 02:55 PM   #2
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for the rain, make sure that you have something that fits fenders. for the hills, push a light gear. would be a good place to start for bikes in the 300-400 USD range.
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