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Siddhartha

Old 03-04-19, 11:15 PM
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Siddhartha

I see a siddhartha for cheap. It's a fixie style bike, only coaster brake. If I use my wheel set there should be no problems right? Turning into a fixie I mean...

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Old 03-05-19, 12:34 PM
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Should be fine, as long as you install a brake if you intend to ride it on the roads.
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Old 03-05-19, 06:55 PM
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Indeed, install a brake whether you plan on riding fixed or with coaster brake. I've had just enough near-misses on coaster bikes with no front brake.
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I have a part will it work on a thing?

You gotta be descriptive. Show us the bike, show us the parts you are looking to use and we can go from there. It may fit or it may not fit. Nobody can guess what part you may or may not be trying to use. You could have a 29" fat bike wheelset and are trying to use it on a kids 20" coaster brake single speed who knows.

For the next question you need 10 posts in order to post links and such which requires you to actually become a member of this forum and post in different postings and engage with others. If you are just here to ask a question and leave, maybe try yahoo answers or something like that. This forum is a lot of fun when you get involved and 10 posts is super easy around here.

Obviously as everyone has said brakes a good.
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Working on it

There is also a post limit per day...lol. give me a few more days, I've been sick. But I got the siddhartha and will slowly be making my own fixie....I hope.
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Originally Posted by Iamanasshat View Post
There is also a post limit per day...lol. give me a few more days, I've been sick. But I got the siddhartha and will slowly be making my own fixie....I hope.
I really hope you stick it out and become a regular around these forums. First thing i'll mention is I've never heard of this ''siddhartha'' you speak of. Maybe other members here have... but regardless its going to be a sub par frame. Hopefully its made from quality butted steel and not some hi-ten which will immediately take away from your experience. One other thing is you might want to stop referring to your build as a '''fixie''. I don't judge, but this term is somewhat frowned upon. The only people in this culture who refer to their bikes as fixies are short lasting noobs. It's a fixed gear bicycle or a track bike. 'fixie' lends itself to zero experience teens.
There are a lot of variables here.. and that's putting it lightly...
-crankset
-bottom bracket
-pedals
-chainring
-cog
-chain
-stem
-bars
-seat post
-saddle
list goes on and on....


Again as mentioned before... you need to be more specific on these forums. Simply stating vague details isn't going to help us suggest a direction for you. It's somewhat of a burden learning this culture, but again, hope you stick with it because its so much fun.

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Old 03-11-19, 05:57 PM
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I really hope you stick it out and become a regular around these forums. First thing i'll mention is I've never heard of this ''siddhartha'' you speak of. Maybe other members here have... but regardless its going to be a sub par frame. Hopefully its made from quality butted steel and not some hi-ten which will immediately take away from your experience. One other thing is you might want to stop referring to your build as a '''fixie''. I don't judge, but this term is somewhat frowned upon. The only people in this culture who refer to their bikes as fixies are short lasting noobs. It's a fixed gear bicycle or a track bike. 'fixie' lends itself to zero experience teens.
There are a lot of variables here.. and that's putting it lightly...
-crankset
-bottom bracket
-pedals
-chainring
-cog
-chain
-stem
-bars
-seat post
-saddle
list goes on and on....


Again as mentioned before... you need to be more specific on these forums. Simply stating vague details isn't going to help us suggest a direction for you. It's somewhat of a burden learning this culture, but again, hope you stick with it because its so much fun.
FWIW I think the bike he's referring to is the Retrospec Siddhartha basically a very entry level Hi-Ten (I think) urban coaster.
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