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2015 Post Your Singlespeed/Fixed Gear Megathread

Old 04-04-15, 01:39 PM
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Two teeth only moves your axle 1/4" in your dropouts.
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Old 04-04-15, 02:10 PM
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Meh, mine looks similar when I have a 14 on. I go from 49x17 to 49x15 right now. I'd want all of that room to play with gearing.
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Old 04-04-15, 02:34 PM
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Yup and plan on getting a 51 soon so the more chain the merrier.
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Practically a barnyard find. The previous owner was an 80 y/o who only rode it on the track and a trainer a handful of times.

$500
Lol
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Old 04-05-15, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by GMJ View Post


Practically a barnyard find. The previous owner was an 80 y/o who only rode it on the track and a trainer a handful of times.

$500
Damn man, nice find! Fresh. Love that parallelogram.
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Old 04-05-15, 12:37 AM
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A closer look


mmmm, thin mint~y!
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Old 04-05-15, 07:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Huffandstuff View Post
Yup and plan on getting a 51 soon so the more chain the merrier.
Meh, I sprint on a 53. Wimp.
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Old 04-05-15, 12:40 PM
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never cared much for the GT. flip that on ebay.
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Old 04-05-15, 12:43 PM
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clean stuff.. have you tried going stickless?


old pinarello i had.
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Old 04-05-15, 04:01 PM
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Old 04-05-15, 06:31 PM
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That Wabi looks like a fun ride.
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Old 04-05-15, 07:14 PM
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I re-built my summer singlespeed commuter, but I am bashful to post it here - I see slick, component-free fixed gears with impeccable paint.

I think I'll post mine in the jackass thread, even though it's a bike I immensely enjoy riding.
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Old 04-05-15, 07:23 PM
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Hey guys this is my first post here, I just bought my first "real" bike yesterday. I got an Opus Belcanto single speed off craigslist. The previous owner changed the handle bar, crank set, wheels and seat post. its got an aluminum frame with a carbon fiber fork and carbon fiber felt seat post. I am very much a noob with bikes but Im researching and trying to learn more. Im not a fan of the handle bar so I will be changing that right away. Overall I like the bike so far.
Apart the issue with the drop bars, wouldn't a singlespeed benefit from a rear brake?
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Old 04-05-15, 07:46 PM
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Just picked up this ss mtb today I need to work on getting some better pics


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Old 04-05-15, 07:55 PM
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Love that Desert Turquoise Wabi. What's the headset? Looks simultaneously threaded and threadless?
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Old 04-05-15, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by wroomwroomoops View Post
I re-built my summer singlespeed commuter, but I am bashful to post it here - I see slick, component-free fixed gears with impeccable paint.

I think I'll post mine in the jackass thread, even though it's a bike I immensely enjoy riding.
Post it up! No need to be shy.
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Old 04-05-15, 08:04 PM
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It's a Chris king 1 1/8 thread less with a velo orange tall stack that is made to resemble old school quill stems. I found a cobalt blue Chris king stem cap to match the blue nitto ends. I think it adds a nice bit of color.

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Old 04-05-15, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by leegf View Post
Post it up! No need to be shy.
Nah, my bike is really quite jack. It doesn't belong even in the same universe as these nice bikes here. I'll snap a few pics tomorrow and post in the jackass thread.
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Old 04-05-15, 08:15 PM
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Nah, my bike is really quite jack. It doesn't belong even in the same universe as these nice bikes here. I'll snap a few pics tomorrow and post in the jackass thread.
You're not allowed to post your own bike in the jackass thread. There are plenty of homely SSFG bikes, including some of mine that have been posted in this thread. As long as you actually ride the thing it belongs here.
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Old 04-06-15, 04:14 AM
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Originally Posted by wroomwroomoops View Post
Apart the issue with the drop bars, wouldn't a singlespeed benefit from a rear brake?
Both my single speeds have front & rear brakes. I don't ride a fixie myself......simply too many hills in my area and at 53 years old, I enjoy coasting from time to time.
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Old 04-06-15, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by sickz View Post
clean stuff.. have you tried going stickless?


old pinarello i had.
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Old 04-08-15, 08:41 AM
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Minor revision to the Bianchi Super Pista Concept (Pista Concept frame with Super Pista fork), removed half a link in the chain. Any excuse to post more pics of one of my bikes.

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Old 04-08-15, 09:30 AM
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