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2019 Post Your Fixed Gear / Singlespeed Megathread

Old 05-16-19, 01:36 PM
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That is a solid bike!
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Old 05-21-19, 11:37 AM
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My little tank :)

Its a Origin8 Fix8 that i did an experiment on, fattest tires i could fit, originaly the biggest on this frame are 700c 38mm, i managed to squeeze in 650b 45mm Kenda K1118 (27.5x1.95), all the parts i had in the bin except the brakes, the handlebar is temporary, waiting for a riser bar and short stem (then i'll cut the steerer)
Will use it on road/gravel, its really heavy but fast and comfy

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Old 05-21-19, 01:32 PM
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I don't think I've posted the Romic before. It's an optical illusion with the slanting garage, but it is a pursuit frame.



The GT with risers
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Old 05-21-19, 04:26 PM
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That GT is really blinging.. needs black components/wheelset imo
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Old 05-21-19, 04:52 PM
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No, stick with silver! She's perfect just like that!
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Old 05-21-19, 05:57 PM
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Yeah, that GT is splendid!
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Old 05-22-19, 05:16 AM
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That GT is really blinging.. needs black components/wheelset imo
Nope, think you’re wrong there.
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Old 05-22-19, 07:43 AM
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Bravo on the GT and Romic!!! I got new bars, tape, wheels and tires (glued by me) for my track bike:





skateboard grip tape is for madison and only necessary on the left side


not sure about that camo
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Old 05-22-19, 06:50 PM
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not sure about that camo
Yeah, watch out for people dropping in. "Dude, I totally didn't see you!"
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Old 05-22-19, 06:51 PM
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lol - it's a safety hazard!
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Old 05-22-19, 08:04 PM
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New 140mm stem.
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Old 05-25-19, 12:22 PM
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Swapped out my carbon fork a steel one that's been laying around my garage. Wish I had done this sooner, as I like how it rides quite a bit better now.


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Old 05-26-19, 11:45 AM
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Very stealth, nice.
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Old 05-27-19, 09:33 AM
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Some beauties in here. Haven't ridden a singlespeed road bike since leaving the city. Thinking a mixed surface setup is in order soon.
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Old 05-27-19, 10:18 AM
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Lol, and thanks - I was gonna buy the matte black version, but a buddy talked me into going with the more daring neon green option. Glad I took his advice, the color has really grown on me.
Great looking steeds!
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Old 05-27-19, 04:13 PM
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Old 05-27-19, 05:10 PM
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Old 06-13-19, 06:15 AM
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***I Still need to install my rear brake cable ...
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Old 06-13-19, 07:32 AM
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Matching grips are seat bag is a nice touch. How does it ride? Always want to try one.
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Old 06-13-19, 05:03 PM
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Just finished building my dad a singlespeed conversion at the local bike co-op. Raleigh Super Course
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Old 06-13-19, 06:33 PM
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Wabi sabi silliness...

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Old 06-14-19, 12:21 AM
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Awesome grips!

Edit: also I'm liking your whole taped bar thing you got going on on your bikes. Cool
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Old 06-24-19, 09:28 AM
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Old 06-24-19, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by TMonk View Post
Bravo on the GT and Romic!!! I got new bars, tape, wheels and tires (glued by me) for my track bike:





skateboard grip tape is for madison and only necessary on the left side


not sure about that camo
holy saddle to bar drop Batman!!
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Old 06-24-19, 01:04 PM
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I have long-legged syndrome. Also it never gets ridden for more than 50-100 laps at a time so it doesn't need to be too comfortable
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