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Let's see your beater SSFG

Old 02-04-19, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by davei1980 View Post
I have to admit, I am actually posting in the wrong place as neither of these are FG, both are FW. Sorry for that!
Not at all. "SS" generally means a (non-fixed) singlespeed. So you're good.
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Old 02-05-19, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by mouse View Post
I really like your bike as well! Classy and timeless. Just gonna say it cuz someone else will eventually... that chain slack! Hahaha, Iím sure itís totally fine and rideable though.
It's not FG, so the slack is within normal tolerances. Glad you dig it though.
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Old 02-05-19, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Fahrenheit531 View Post
It's not FG, so the slack is within normal tolerances. Glad you dig it though.
DOH! Didn't notice that. I'm a dummy
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Old 02-06-19, 07:49 AM
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Here's my favorite FG beater ever, a c.1971 Gitane TdF with a Phil BB, Stronglight 93s, Weinmann 500 sidepulls, a Zeus top nut on a Stronglight P3 headset, Kogswell sealed bearing hubs laced to Mavic MA-3s and some Pasela 28 mm tires. I originally built it to be a bike I took on vacation and it has become my favorite grab and go bike for early morning rides ...

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Old 02-12-19, 11:50 AM
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This was my SS beater. It was a 74ish ccm I miss it :'( hopefully the person I sold it to is actually enjoying it. I'm really wanting a road bike with wide 26\" wheels again (not an anchor like this tho.)
sorry for the fuzzy pic lol
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Old 02-18-19, 12:28 AM
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Don't let the tires and relatively clean state fool you, my FG is a total beater.

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Old 03-06-19, 10:33 AM
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Matching sidewalls, saddle, and dog. Come at me, bros.


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Old 04-10-19, 06:12 AM
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Matching sidewalls, saddle, and dog. Come at me, bros.

Thats straight up gangster right there!
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Old 04-22-19, 07:04 PM
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Built this up Easter Sunday between cooking,eating,talking. Had an old Schwinn frame and random parts laying around. Built up easily.
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Old 04-25-19, 05:06 AM
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Bought the frame back in 1996 and recently turned it into a singlespeed with stuff from the parts bin
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