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Old 01-25-19, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Fahrenheit531 View Post
Can't find the third lock. Losing mind.
...is it that thing in front of the seat stays, opposite the rear brake? What is that thing?
Yep. It is mounted to the stays and a curved bolt locks through the wheel. Works not bad in conjunction with a cable as well as otherwise one can lift the bike and walk away.
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Old 01-25-19, 01:49 AM
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Is that a drum brake plus a v-brake in the front?
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Old 01-25-19, 02:02 AM
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Originally Posted by PeopleAreIdiots View Post
Is that a drum brake plus a v-brake in the front?
I think it's a dynamo hub.
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Old 01-25-19, 03:30 AM
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Originally Posted by hairnet View Post
I think it's a dynamo hub.
ah. False alarm. Looks like this one isn't jackass after all guys.
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Old 01-26-19, 01:20 PM
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Dynamos are great and I highly recommend using them but if you do use one you really don't need 5 back up lights.
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Old 03-31-19, 03:18 PM
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I happened upon this article just now. Sorry if its been posted before, but if you like to cringe, its worth the read. Especially the "anatomy of a fixie" section

https://bikesreviewed.com/fixed-gear...ltimate-guide/
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Old 03-31-19, 07:07 PM
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Jeez, also just saw these two beauties locked right next to each other under the train... interesting day.
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Old 04-01-19, 12:04 PM
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Must be a jackass convention.
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Old 05-13-19, 08:30 PM
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Just happened upon This article.

Here's a taste:



Honestly not a bad looking bike for what it is, but the fact that they called a 3 speed belt drive commuter hybrid e-bike "the fixed" kind of furrows the brow.
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Old 05-13-19, 09:12 PM
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Not a "fixie in the traditional sense" because it doesn't have a freewheel...
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Old 06-09-19, 03:59 AM
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Sifting through the archives at fixedgeargallery and I unearthed this gem from 2008. I wonder how this dude would feel if he saw this 11 years out


Also the "DEALER" from 2011. He was selling it because "the season is over".


(I was really bored today)
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Old 06-09-19, 07:12 PM
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How much do you think those wheels weigh?


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Originally Posted by PeopleAreIdiots View Post
Also the "DEALER" from 2011. He was selling it because "the season is over".


(I was really bored today)
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Old 06-10-19, 09:18 AM
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I really don't understand why people build things like this.
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I really don't understand why people build things like this.
thats ugly as sin, but in no way ‘jackass’, and pretty much what you’d expect bugatti to create.
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Old 06-10-19, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
How much do you think those wheels weigh?


-Tim-
If you re-arrange the letters in the word Dealer you can get Leader

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Old 06-11-19, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by PeopleAreIdiots View Post

it's a bruh version of scrod
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Old 06-11-19, 07:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Cynikal View Post
I really don't understand why people build things like this.
That thing looks like its designed to pass some kind of land speed record but the rear suspension has me scratching my head
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Old 06-12-19, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by seamuis View Post
thats ugly as sin, but in no way ‘jackass’, and pretty much what you’d expect bugatti to create.
I don't know...The riveted cranks and department store bike Shimano group make it pretty jackass to me.
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Old 06-12-19, 09:38 AM
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Are you kidding? This thing is great. I'd ride it right down the middle of Peachtree Street on a Sunday afternoon pumping Ludacris jams.

"Brunei Crazy Ride" - I did work at the offices for the Brunei ambassador to the UN and met the Ambassador himself. Brunei is a rich nation and the offices were a pretty swanky joint.

Change the i to L and it reads "Brunel Crazy Ride" Wonder what Lucas would think.

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Old 06-12-19, 11:38 AM
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Are you kidding? This thing is great. I'd ride it right down the middle of Peachtree Street on a Sunday afternoon pumping Ludacris jams.
Nice, got some southern ATL representation right there! Plenty of nostalgia for me and Ludacris jams
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Old 06-16-19, 08:00 PM
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While in many ways I am glad the internet and social media didn't exist when I was a kid, a lot of the stuff we built out of our parts bikes would qualify for this thread. Shame I never took any pics. Back in the day, it cost money to get that film developed!
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Old 09-14-19, 01:59 AM
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clearly the real issue is that he's riding a B17, which was designed for a more upright position. All he needs is to swap out for a swift or a swallow and then he's good to go.

edit: because I'm new to the forum, it won't let me post pics. the bike in question is on page 6... you'll know it when you see it

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Old 09-15-19, 09:47 AM
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What the actuall hell is this?
Nexus 3 speed rear brake hub, looks like they're hell bent on using dropbars for the grip shifter
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Old 11-18-19, 03:59 PM
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you can never be too careful



(it's the front end of a vintage trike)
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