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2015 Post Your Singlespeed/Fixed Gear Megathread

Old 04-02-15, 08:31 PM
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Yea thats purty
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Old 04-02-15, 08:56 PM
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Tubulars glued and mounted. #trackbike
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Old 04-02-15, 09:10 PM
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Old 04-03-15, 12:39 AM
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It does turn left pretty nicely.
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Old 04-03-15, 05:39 AM
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It does turn left pretty nicely.
I see what you did there.
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Old 04-03-15, 05:50 AM
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Old 04-03-15, 09:22 AM
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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.
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Old 04-03-15, 09:29 AM
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^ those bars are on backwards, probably why you don't like them. They are drop bars, not bullhorns.
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Old 04-03-15, 10:42 AM
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Tubulars glued and mounted. #trackbike

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Old 04-03-15, 10:52 AM
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Originally Posted by TenSpeedV2 View Post
^ those bars are on backwards, probably why you don't like them. They are drop bars, not bullhorns.
ha that would explain a lot! I still I will probably go with a slight riser bar instead
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Old 04-03-15, 10:54 AM
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ha that would explain a lot! I still I will probably go with a slight riser bar instead
Try flipping them around giving the drops a shot before you get a different bar.
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Old 04-03-15, 11:05 AM
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yes sir. *thumbs up*
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Old 04-03-15, 11:30 AM
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^ so clean
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Old 04-03-15, 12:46 PM
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That Bianchi is perfect. Damn.
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Old 04-03-15, 04:15 PM
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That Bianchi is perfect. Damn.
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Old 04-03-15, 04:17 PM
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Originally Posted by TenSpeedV2 View Post
^ those bars are on backwards, probably why you don't like them. They are drop bars, not bullhorns.
Ain't you ever heard of drop bullhorns. They're all the rage with the kids today.
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Old 04-03-15, 05:02 PM
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Bianchi beauty! Was gonna post a pic but I think I'll wait. I don't want to be the one who has to follow that one.
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Old 04-03-15, 06:58 PM
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Ain't you ever heard of drop bullhorns. They're all the rage with the kids today.
Or he could rotate them up and presto, bum bars.
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Old 04-03-15, 07:40 PM
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Ya, Leegf's Bianchi rules. I'll follow it up with my less nice version so people can continue to post.

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Old 04-03-15, 07:44 PM
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It's the tires!
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Old 04-03-15, 10:35 PM
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The black rim also adds a nice contrast. Either way, both bike are purdy.
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Old 04-04-15, 10:29 AM
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Thank you guys. @Carcosa, I remember when you bought that bike. That was a great deal/find
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Old 04-04-15, 10:50 AM
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Tubulars glued and mounted. #trackbike
That bike is begging for a link to be removed from the chain.
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Old 04-04-15, 12:14 PM
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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
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That bike is begging for a link to be removed from the chain.
But then I can't use my 16 and warm up, that's s on Sprint gearing 49x14.
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