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10-29-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Trakhak

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color...

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color to black. The correct term for heedlessly desecrating a frame for fixie use is "drew."
10-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By brandenjs

Any Raleigh One Way fans out there?

Just picked this up from an auction. A 2010 Raleigh One Way in pretty awesome condition. Fun little cruiser for around the neighborhood. Any following for these out there? ...
10-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,145
Posted By JJScaliger

Bates flip flop

Here's my semi-period correct 1948 Bates with a flip flop wheelset.

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10-07-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 727
Posted By dabac

The difference between the framesets Wheels etc...

The difference between the framesets Wheels etc will be entirely dwarfed by any (significant) difference in gear ratio.
09-20-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,903
Posted By Rolla

Sycip Super Boy, ready for our 33-mile Sunday...

Sycip Super Boy, ready for our 33-mile Sunday ride. Gorgeous day!

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08-30-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By acoustophile

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!)...

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!) just to have the rear wheel set properly lmao wtf?

This is an absolute lie. Even if you had the most vertical dropout without any means of...
07-23-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,145
Posted By GhostSS

I've been missing from this forum for almost 6...

I've been missing from this forum for almost 6 years and 3 years ago and an embarrassing amount of cash later finally finished my all carbon SS. Took it twice to Japan and rode the Shimanami Kaido....
07-16-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,552
Posted By curieux88

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I decided to keep it cheap, so I found the cheapest...
07-04-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,145
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) 1970 Peugeot PX-10E...I was 15 years old when I...
06-21-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By veganbikes

Well I know here in Saskatoon we have a saying if...

Well I know here in Saskatoon we have a saying if the beaver doesn't fly you might get the whole heap, eh!

Try that there 17t cog, it's right in the middle.
06-10-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,113
Posted By Wileyone

Zunow.

Zunow.
06-06-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,145
Posted By Senrab62

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IRO on a ride. Gravel and stuff.
06-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,145
Posted By ethet

Something new to me

NBD was yesterday, today was the first full ride in earnest... Bridgestone Anchor NJS....
05-22-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By bmwjoe

You know, on an Italian BB both sides have a...

You know, on an Italian BB both sides have a right hand thread. It is not the same as on an English BB.
05-01-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By 50voltphantom

14T freewheels will only fit on flip-flop bmx...

14T freewheels will only fit on flip-flop bmx hubs, which have 110mm spacing.
05-01-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By nightfly

KMC 810 works fine. I never heard of one-use...

KMC 810 works fine. I never heard of one-use master links but I've used these chains for years and removed for cleaning etc. As long as you're not overly aggressive with thin, springy outer piece, I...
04-29-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,587
Posted By AlmostTrick

Wait, in your opening post you said the bike your...

Wait, in your opening post you said the bike your buddy gave you is a fixed gear and you wanted a freewheel. Now you want a cog and lock ring? And a wheel? What do you actually have and what do you...
04-21-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 546,078
Posted By walnutz

https://www.bianchiusa.com/store/gitane-city-link-...

https://www.bianchiusa.com/store/gitane-city-link-frameset-single-speed-black.html
Same frameset as discontinued Bianchi San Jose. $100
03-09-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By TugaDude

No threads on either side of the inner cartridge....

No threads on either side of the inner cartridge.

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02-25-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,318
Posted By AlmostTrick

Just remove the top cap and look. Don't even...

Just remove the top cap and look. Don't even loosen the stem bolts that clamp it to the steerer tube. If there is a gap of a few mm between the top of the tube and the top of the stem (or top...
02-20-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 54,145
Posted By TugaDude

That Holdsworth is pure class. It must be a...

That Holdsworth is pure class. It must be a repaint, yes?
02-10-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,318
Posted By TugaDude

True, they do. They differ in construction. The...

True, they do. They differ in construction. The Classic is tig-welded and the Special is lugged.


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02-10-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,318
Posted By Lazyass

They have the exact same geometry.

They have the exact same geometry.
02-03-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 26,351
Posted By abellanti

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12-21-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,240,857
Posted By phobus

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1938 Bates ‘Volante’ Track Bicycle...
12-10-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 88,098
Posted By ethet

A build which I completed yesterday... A geometry...

A build which I completed yesterday... A geometry that fits me lovingly......
11-16-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,461
Posted By hardboiled718

Could be a combination of both. Looks like the...

Could be a combination of both. Looks like the narrow width of the pedal (where the straps thread through) is designed to be smaller than the base of your foot, this might leave more play in the...
11-11-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By JohnDThompson

OP says it is a 43cm frame, which makes me think...

OP says it is a 43cm frame, which makes me think that the current wheels are already 650C size and the OP is already rather short. 700C wheels might not clear the frame/fork.

I concur with others...
10-06-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,817
Posted By thinktubes

When you're done fixing Ebay, I hear Craigslist...

When you're done fixing Ebay, I hear Craigslist is ripe for the pickin'....
09-17-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 88,098
Posted By boom

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No22 Little Wing in track mode. I have bottle bosses, a drilled fork, and...
09-04-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,232
Posted By seau grateau

+1,000,000

+1,000,000
07-25-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,655
Posted By AlmostTrick

In your case I'd consider finding a shop that has...

In your case I'd consider finding a shop that has one of these. Or make one. Those Pure Fix frames/forks are not flimsy, they can handle it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIY0e7wM4jg
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