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2015 Post Your Singlespeed/Fixed Gear Megathread

Old 03-23-15, 01:46 PM
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I feel like this was overlooked because of what else is posted on this page.
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Old 03-23-15, 04:38 PM
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I had my bars and stem clamp stolen so I ended up getting a new stem and bars, both of which were bigger (went from a 80mm stem to a 100 and 38mm wide bars to 40mm). 40s seemed way wider for me but I'm still splitting traffic just fine and I was able to adapt pretty quickly. The stem I think is slightly long for me but nevertheless since I took this photo I slammed the stem. I figure I'll just get used to it, even with my stem up a spacer my position is pretty aggressive even when I'm riding on the tops but I have pretty long arms and legs so reach isn't too much a problem. I do think I should get a slightly larger frame since my seatpost is stupid high at the moment, and yes, my saddle angle was pretty crazy, my bolt was stripped a bit and my friend had my allen keys, it's fixed now. Also set up a pedalroom in case anyone wants some more specs; "Bill" - Pedal Room
Is that outside crossroads on Clark?
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Old 03-23-15, 09:07 PM
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All-City, 3Rensho and Schwinn making me happy I clicked on this thread.
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Old 03-23-15, 09:34 PM
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I actually ditched the skinwalls. the black knobbies make the bike look so much better imo. skinwalls make just about anything look good, but they clashed with the frame color.
besides, I like being able to hit a gravel or muddy road if I want!
here it is during my 30mi ride yesterday.

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Old 03-23-15, 09:41 PM
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Bad cellphone pic but whatev's

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Old 03-23-15, 09:46 PM
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I feel like the saddle's too far forward... (c'mon, someone had to ***** about something on that ridiculously perfect build)
Even the damn saddle is porn.

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Old 03-23-15, 09:50 PM
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langster is hot!
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Old 03-23-15, 09:51 PM
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Bad cellphone pic but whatev's

Dig!
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Old 03-23-15, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
I actually ditched the skinwalls. the black knobbies make the bike look so much better imo. skinwalls make just about anything look good, but they clashed with the frame color.
besides, I like being able to hit a gravel or muddy road if I want!
here it is during my 30mi ride yesterday.
That thing looks so fun!
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Old 03-23-15, 11:35 PM
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Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
langster is hot!
^ +1
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Old 03-24-15, 12:15 AM
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Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
I actually ditched the skinwalls. the black knobbies make the bike look so much better imo. skinwalls make just about anything look good, but they clashed with the frame color.
besides, I like being able to hit a gravel or muddy road if I want!
here it is during my 30mi ride yesterday.
What gear ratio are you riding? You got lot's of hills?

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Bad cellphone pic but whatev's

Sexaaaay!
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Old 03-24-15, 07:33 AM
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What year it that langster? And bar tape brand? Very nice btw. And the All city does look better with black tires!!!
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Old 03-24-15, 07:41 AM
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Would ride that Langster! That's saying a lot coming from this admitted Eurosnob
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Old 03-24-15, 10:09 AM
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it's 42/17. since it's a ss cyclocross bike, it comes geared as such. I think with the tires (which measure out at 36.8mm on these rims) it's around 68gear inches. for commuting daily the ratio is fine. it's not the fastest bike, but that's what gears are for.
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Old 03-24-15, 10:17 AM
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Might switch to slightly shorter -17 degree stem. Still seeing what works.
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Old 03-24-15, 11:13 AM
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That Langster! Very sleek.
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Old 03-24-15, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Wspsux View Post
I feel like this was overlooked because of what else is posted on this page.
That Nature Boy is fantastic.
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Old 03-24-15, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by jpsawyer View Post
Might switch to slightly shorter -17 degree stem. Still seeing what works.
I see that matching stem and post. I like.
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Old 03-24-15, 08:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Carcosa View Post
Dig!
Originally Posted by johnnytheboy View Post
langster is hot!
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^ +1
Originally Posted by murrellington View Post
Sexaaaay!
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Would ride that Langster! That's saying a lot coming from this admitted Eurosnob
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That Langster! Very sleek.
Thanks for the kind words.

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Old 03-24-15, 08:28 PM
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Originally Posted by OntheRun. View Post
What year it that langster? And bar tape brand? Very nice btw.
Thank you, it's a 2011 with Deda bar tape.
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Old 03-24-15, 08:32 PM
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Originally Posted by TenSpeedV2 View Post
I see that matching stem and post. I like.
Yeah, the Ritchey parts are really nice on that.
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Old 03-25-15, 09:16 AM
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Old 03-25-15, 09:29 AM
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^ ???
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Old 03-25-15, 09:33 AM
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^^ haha I see what you did there.
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Old 03-25-15, 09:51 AM
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