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2015 Post Your Singlespeed/Fixed Gear Megathread

Old 12-30-15, 10:05 AM
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Originally Posted by 3speedslow View Post
It's awesomeness has stunned the crowd! Those on C&V have enjoyed it tremendously.
Ditto - exceptional!
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Old 12-30-15, 10:19 AM
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It's awesomeness has stunned the crowd! Those on C&V have enjoyed it tremendously.
I think this is correct. I saw it and thought "Proper."
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Old 12-30-15, 07:41 PM
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Did a little ebony and ivory wrap to match the saddle.
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Old 12-30-15, 07:54 PM
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i like this.
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Old 12-30-15, 08:02 PM
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I can dig that.
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Old 12-30-15, 08:08 PM
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I dig it.
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Old 12-30-15, 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Mumonkan View Post
i dig this.
ftfm.
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Old 12-30-15, 08:41 PM
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I would have switched the sides for a "checker board" pattern
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Just flip the bars. Easy checkerboard
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Old 12-30-15, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by thewilson View Post
I would have switched the sides for a "checker board" pattern
Thought about that. Maybe I'll try it with the next wrap since I still have one of each.
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Old 12-30-15, 11:22 PM
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One word: "harlequin"


//One more word: "tedious"
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Old 12-31-15, 12:04 AM
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1949 Viscontea

Viscontea 001 by iabisdb, on Flickr
Bravissimo!!!
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Old 12-31-15, 09:49 AM
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The Dolan reminds me of the Star Trek episode...

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Old 12-31-15, 03:12 PM
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The only problem is that when viewed head-on, there's an optical illusion that makes the black-wrapped side look longer. I think white electrical tape to finish that side might balance it out.
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Old 12-31-15, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
I think white electrical tape to finish that side might balance it out.
This^
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Pound sign: Kilo TT
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Old 12-31-15, 06:04 PM
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Picked this up this 2010 (?) last winter at a garage sale (!!) in pretty much original condition, just got around to it. It even had the wheel reflectors still on it. A little too small for me so I put the riser bars on it, but the ride is great.

Let the beatdown begin.








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Old 12-31-15, 07:09 PM
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Take off the reflectors and I can dig it. Gearing looks pretty big though.
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Old 12-31-15, 07:26 PM
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these are the shoes that go with that Dolan: Northwave Nerowhite Road Shoes
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Old 12-31-15, 07:45 PM
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these are the shoes that go with that Dolan: Northwave Nerowhite Road Shoes
*counts spare change in pockets*
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Old 01-08-16, 09:45 AM
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My [strike]Kilo TT[/strike] vintage Mercier.

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Old 01-08-16, 12:40 PM
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Hey guys. Please make new posts in the 2016 SSFG thread https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespee...athread-3.html.

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Old 01-08-16, 12:59 PM
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My [strike]Kilo TT[/strike] vintage Mercier.

Lovely. I really like a classy conversion.
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