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2015 Post Your Singlespeed/Fixed Gear Megathread

Old 03-15-15, 12:43 PM
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My bike shop gives me these guys, which fit from inside or outside, for free...

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Old 03-15-15, 01:06 PM
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My bike shop gives me these guys, which fit from inside or outside, for free...

Yeah, those make a lot more sense to me, and free is good too.
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Old 03-15-15, 02:20 PM
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Here is my new gem. 1986 Schwinn Madison total rebuild.



Is that Newbaums or Velox bar tape?
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Old 03-15-15, 03:49 PM
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Is that Newbaums or Velox bar tape?
Newbaums... not the greatest wrap job but I am okay with it.
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Newbaums... not the greatest wrap job but I am okay with it.
I dig the color. Just ordered some.
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Old 03-15-15, 08:34 PM
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This is cross-posted on the "Today I" thread, but just wanted to say that I'm loving these!

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I just put those on my Macho Man and love them too!
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Old 03-18-15, 08:10 AM
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Considering putting this up for sale. I'm like too obsessed to ride it. A good price?
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Old 03-18-15, 08:19 AM
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What? Ride the **** out of it!
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
Considering putting this up for sale. I'm like too obsessed to ride it. A good price?

WTF
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Old 03-18-15, 09:06 AM
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WTF
I know. Whenever I lock it up somewhere I have to go check on it like every anxiety-ridden 5 minutes. Then I just sit in the basement and rub it with a microfiber.

I'll just get over it I guess.

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Old 03-18-15, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
I know. Whenever I lock it up somewhere I have to go check on it like every anxiety-ridden 5 minutes. Then I just sit in the basement and rub it with a microfiber.

I'll just get over it I guess.

Haha i get it. but still. Just be smart about where you lock it, and use a good lock. And don't leave it out over night..
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Added a water bottle cage to the Cretin. More info in the Leader Love thread.

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Old 03-18-15, 12:04 PM
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Added a water bottle cage to the Cretin. More info in the Leader Love thread.


Reminds me of Tang. Its a kick....in a glass! And Orange, very orange.
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Old 03-18-15, 12:30 PM
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Reminds me of Tang. Its a kick....in a glass! And Orange, very orange.
Yeah. I have to wear welder's goggles when I'm looking at it in sunlight. Gotta tell you, though, I get more shoutouts than on any other of my bieks when riding in my hood from the local kids on their bmx bikes and skateboards.
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Old 03-18-15, 12:31 PM
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
I know. Whenever I lock it up somewhere I have to go check on it like every anxiety-ridden 5 minutes. Then I just sit in the basement and rub it with a microfiber.

I'll just get over it I guess.
Ahh. I know how you feel. You should have a beater for whenever you wanna go out and lock it up somewhere- Its what I do. Otherwise just ride the schwinn whenever you know you wont have to lock it up, or can leave it somewhere safe.
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Old 03-18-15, 01:32 PM
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New pedals. Dropped 300g over my Dura Ace pedals. First upgrade of many happening in the next couple weeks as I prepare for a century with 7600ft of elevation gain.
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Reminds me of Tang. Its a kick....in a glass! And Orange, very orange.
My favorite kind of Tang is prunetang.
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New pedals. Dropped 300g over my Dura Ace pedals. First upgrade of many happening in the next couple weeks as I prepare for a century with 7600ft of elevation gain.


What bike is that?
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Old 03-19-15, 12:21 AM
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What bike is that?
http://imgur.com/VQUNi1i My BMC. I'll post new pics once I'm done with the new wheels, bars, and brakes.
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Old 03-19-15, 12:49 AM
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http://imgur.com/VQUNi1i My BMC. I'll post new pics once I'm done with the new wheels, bars, and brakes.
Woah, I love that frame!
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Old 03-19-15, 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
Considering putting this up for sale. I'm like too obsessed to ride it. A good price?
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I had too much coffee earlier in the evening, so I went for a night ride (even after the rock climbing gym). Loving the way the geometry feels on this bike
(sorry for the picture quality btw)

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Old 03-20-15, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by stryper View Post
http://imgur.com/VQUNi1i My BMC. I'll post new pics once I'm done with the new wheels, bars, and brakes.


Wow,very interesting bike! Even at a stand-still it looks as if it's hauling ass!
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