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Advice for buying a complete fixie?

Old 11-11-12, 11:36 PM
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Advice for buying a complete fixie?

Whats a good complete fixie i can buy with a budget of like 400$


ive been looking around but i dont know much about fixies.. suggestions? I can mayb push it up to at the most 450..

Id like it to be a flip/flop hub for single and fixed btw..

Thanks for the help
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Old 11-11-12, 11:45 PM
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Old 11-11-12, 11:59 PM
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Do you know where what website it would be best to buy them from?
Best colors and whatnot...

How about some more options?
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can anyone tell me whats so special about the KTT?

Also do you think the tires would be good for street riding.. like around town and on roads..

I dont know how easy fixie tires pop over potholes and what not..

Would some 28 thick slicks be a wise choice?

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Originally Posted by zantos View Post
can anyone tell me whats so special about the KTT?
It's within your budget and not junk.

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Also do you think the tires would be good for street riding.. like around town and on roads..

I dont know how easy fixie tires pop over potholes and what not..

Would some 28 thick slicks be a wise choice?
Never tried thick slicks. I don't really skid much though, so I just ride regular roadie tires, not "fixie" tires. Keep enough air in tires and they won't pop over potholes.
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Originally Posted by zantos View Post
can anyone tell me whats so special about the KTT?

Also do you think the tires would be good for street riding.. like around town and on roads..

I dont know how easy fixie tires pop over potholes and what not..

Would some 28 thick slicks be a wise choice?
You don't need 28 thick slicks. 2 would work just fine.
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Originally Posted by Training.Wheels View Post
You don't need 28 thick slicks. 2 would work just fine.
****. this made me actually chuckle.
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****. this made me actually chuckle.
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Is the fixie you seek intended to transport only yourself? Or will you be adding pegs to transport your lady?
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Originally Posted by Bat56 View Post
Is the fixie you seek intended to transport only yourself? Or will you be adding pegs to transport your lady?
Your funny
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Originally Posted by Bat56 View Post
Is the fixie you seek intended to transport only yourself? Or will you be adding pegs to transport your lady?
Hahaha sig'd

Zantos, go to bikesdirect.com and buy a kilo tt and put in the special comments section that you want the non-popping fixie tires designed for street riding, and I'm sure you'll enjoy it. They're good starter bikes, and there is a reason why a lot of people recommend them.
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Lady pegs FTW!
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Your funny
His funny what?
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I hear big shot bikes are nice.
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His funny valentine...
Lady pegs...lol!
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I would also vote for the TT Bike. Best Fixi ever
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Is the fixie you seek intended to transport only yourself? Or will you be adding pegs to transport your lady?
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Your funny
Im funny. Your GungaDin209. Welcome back.

https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...fixie-and-pegs
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Im funny. Your GungaDin209. Welcome back.

https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...fixie-and-pegs

correct - and thread closed.
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