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01-21-23, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 757
Posted By SkinGriz

Structural steel beam to column connection works...

Structural steel beam to column connection works the same way. The bolt only is in shear when first connected. Afterwords itís tightened and the bolt and nut is basically a spring with the friction...
01-08-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By abshipp

First ride on my fixed gear this year. Nice easy...

First ride on my fixed gear this year. Nice easy spin to loosen up my legs from yesterdayís 3 hour road ride.

A very nice gentleman made a comment about my bike and bag, and we ended up riding...
01-04-23, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By geomiko

2023 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Happy New Year to all of you.

Here is my current project. I've caught the NJS bug.

What are you working on?
...
12-23-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By abshipp

I have a 76 as well, but in the better color...

I have a 76 as well, but in the better color :innocent:

I kid, of course. My thoughts exactly on how smooth this bike rides.
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12-19-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By rustystrings61

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c.1971 metric-gauge 531 Gitane Tour de France with...
11-29-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Rolla

They're a little over your budget, but Velo...

They're a little over your budget, but Velo Orange Sabot pedals are toeclip compatible. https://velo-orange.com/collections/pedals/products/grand-cru-sabot-pedals
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11-28-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By Moe Zhoost

8 speed (actually 6-7-8) chains are 3/32". 9...

8 speed (actually 6-7-8) chains are 3/32". 9 speed chains are slightly narrower at 11/128", which probably would work but may be a tight fit for your cog. 8 speed chains are cheaper and just as...
11-15-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By geeteeiii

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88 HVZ Sport Git...
11-05-22, 08:32 AM
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Views: 328
Posted By TugaDude

These folks appear to have some decent-looking...

These folks appear to have some decent-looking cogs at reasonable prices.
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11-02-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By abshipp

This frame has been hanging for a year or so....

This frame has been hanging for a year or so. Built a new wheelset with Origin8 hubs and H Plus Son TB14 rims, and recruited an amalgamation of new and vintage parts to complete the build.

Needs...
10-31-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,745
Posted By Senrab62

Bike fit is destructive on the body. Perpetuating...

Bike fit is destructive on the body. Perpetuating ambitious gear ratios, bad bike fit, and no brakes (safety) is not positive, nor any form of enhancement. What you get from it is personal, but none...
10-31-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,745
Posted By Senrab62

Sorry, but agree to disagree. He's...

Sorry, but agree to disagree.

He's constantly talking about brakeless as if it's any different than having a brake caliper and lever installed. You can still skid with them installed.

He had a...
10-30-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Swampthing

Iím really enjoying this old KHS frame. ...

Iím really enjoying this old KHS frame.

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10-29-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By pbass

Yet another configuration of my Cross Check--just...

Yet another configuration of my Cross Check--just went back to singlespeed/drop bars and loving it. Ritchey Ergomax bars, Gevenalle brake levers. Mostly trail riding, lotsa hills, 34x18 currently....
10-12-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Sram levers. Quality construction, with modern ergos. Very pleased so far.
10-03-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Senrab62

Saturday ride

Spicer cycles triple triangle. Nice 30 piece ride on Saturday. Absolutely beautiful weather here in the Midwest.
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10-02-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By d1961

My Bowery 72

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09-29-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Regulatori

Finally have my dream setup.

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09-24-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By markwesti

This started out as a Cannondale SR300 road bike...

This started out as a Cannondale SR300 road bike from the 80's. When I got it , it was just a frame and fork . First task was to make the track forks , I cut around the drop outs (they were vertical)...
09-03-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By markwesti

I built this from a Centurion Comp TA awhile back...

I built this from a Centurion Comp TA awhile back . It turned out to be to big for me so I sold it , my plan was to get back to the velodrome . Practice days only , no racing ....
09-02-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By EnzoRWD

track season just wrapped up. Didn't race as much...

track season just wrapped up. Didn't race as much or as well as I wanted to, due to travel and some other things, but moved into cat 4 where the fields are larger and the riding much faster.
...
09-01-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Deal4Fuji

I can finally claim a single speed in my...

I can finally claim a single speed in my collection and I love riding it ! I've had this bike since Dec of '14 with the intention of making it a SS but it needed a lot of work. Everything painted...
08-27-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Regulatori

Picked up a complete Gan Well Pro for dirt cheap....

Picked up a complete Gan Well Pro for dirt cheap. Had Sugino 75s, Nitto parts, Suzue Pro Max hubs.. etc.

Not sure if Iím going to run silver or black parts yet. Silver stuff is what came on the...
08-21-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By TurboTrueno

New rider here. This Cramerotti was my mom's...

New rider here. This Cramerotti was my mom's courier bike year-round in Calgary for over 10 years. I remember helping carry it up the stairs to our apartment when I was a little kid

She put on the...
08-18-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By georgiaboy

I am 58 years old and have two fixed gear bikes....

I am 58 years old and have two fixed gear bikes. I own several bicycles of all types gears, no gears, big tires, little tires. I love switching around.

Here are my two fixed gears bicycles.
...
08-13-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 718,871
Posted By PIFFLE

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08-13-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3,653
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
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Posted By smontanaro

I'm new to the 50+ forum, but have been hanging...

I'm new to the 50+ forum, but have been hanging out on the C&V forum for maybe ten years, as all my bikes are of a certain age. I'm 68, retired, ride 4-5 days a week, both for recreation and...
08-10-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By Jheitt

41 and have one of each! The Raleigh is SS now...

41 and have one of each! The Raleigh is SS now and the moose is fixed. the Raleigh has drops again now as well but I hardly ride it, you just can't get a decent tire for it.
...
08-08-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By TNCLR

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1981 Nagasawa Special w/Campagnolo Pista group
08-03-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By ceelint

Picked up this 50cm IRO Mark V for the woman...

Picked up this 50cm IRO Mark V for the woman today.. swapped the wheels over to a set of Archetypes I had sitting around and gave it the single speed treatment with parts I had laying around....
08-03-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By PIFFLE

never liked how cockpit had turned out, managed...

never liked how cockpit had turned out, managed to find Phil Wood shiny headset, Simworks 31.8 shiny stem, and Tarugata gum grips online and luckily LBS had the Simworks spacers; also v impressed...
07-21-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By 356geoff

Iím 67 been riding all my life. Fixed gear for...

Iím 67 been riding all my life. Fixed gear for about three years now. I have a Italvega conversion and a Zeus track bike. I have another on the way and will post pics when I get it. ...
07-19-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By Lazyass

I'm 54 and after getting into single speeds 4-5...

I'm 54 and after getting into single speeds 4-5 years ago it's all I ride now. I have a room full of geared road bikes collecting dust. I ride 5-7 days a week for 25 miles minimum and in 2022 I have...
07-14-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By 79pmooney

Qualified for this club 29 years ago. Joined with...

Qualified for this club 29 years ago. Joined with 17 years of fix gear experience. (Vets in my racing club told me to set my 2nd bike up fixed to improve my pedaling style. First ride - sold!)

I...
07-14-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 989
Views: 277,562
Posted By rustystrings61

I stumbled onto this thread and realized I never...

I stumbled onto this thread and realized I never posted a photo of the completed Raleigh Competition. I run 44/42T chainrings, a Surly 17/19T fixed Dingle cog and a White Industries 20/22T freewheel...
06-28-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,834
Posted By Rolla

You can post pics to your gallery and link to it....

You can post pics to your gallery and link to it.

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06-19-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 60,461
Posted By geomiko

Two of my favorite LBS had a group ride together...

Two of my favorite LBS had a group ride together last Sunday. Met a 40-year-old messenger from NOLA with maybe the prettiest fixed gear bike I've ever seen.

He ordered this Gan Well Pro track bike...
06-08-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,692
Posted By GameHasNoName

Finally! The weather is good and I got an...

Finally! The weather is good and I got an opportunity to do a couple of rides. It's awesome! But will need front brake obviously. As for fixed gear drive train it's riding the way I expected, a bit...
06-08-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,915
Posted By rustystrings61

When I got back into cycling after after not...

When I got back into cycling after after not riding for more than a decade, I stumbled onto Sheldon Brown's writings about fixed-gears and was intrigued. Then I read this article by Peter Moore...
05-30-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Senrab62

IROn horse

Love this bike. Kinda wonky sizing (short TT) but fits well. Needs tape and probably new bar/stem combo. Rides well. Took a romp around Chicago Saturday, it was beautiful out. Nice to be getting...
05-27-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By jack pot

i got me a TRASH GARBAGE VORTEX (gifted by an ex...

i got me a TRASH GARBAGE VORTEX (gifted by an ex messenger) 130 L max capacity > it will carry anything BUT a new one cost more than my bike :D...
05-26-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,763
Posted By SkinGriz

Reviving a zombie thread just to say a bike is...

Reviving a zombie thread just to say a bike is ugly.

Thatís crazy.

And you obviously havenít seen my wifeís electro forged step through schwinn.
05-22-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Senrab62

Atala Pista

Either 74 or 75. Fitted a replacement fork, as it came with a generic aluminum. Although not original, the fork matches much better (from a Roberts). Unsure what I'll do with it, or even if I'll keep...
05-21-22, 06:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By abshipp

I had left this bike back in Illinois before I...

I had left this bike back in Illinois before I moved to South Carolina because I just didnít have the space for it.

Sold a few bikes and tore down my track frame to make room for this lovely bike...
05-18-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By Senrab62

Carlton Banks

Love this bike. Don't ride it enough. Gets after it pretty good for it's age. Not the best pic, but was stopped and was admiring it. Please excuse the lights....
05-03-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By bro

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04-24-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By J-Shooter

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04-24-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By J-Shooter

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04-24-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,066
Posted By J-Shooter

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04-22-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By jack pot

the bars are compatable with most anything and...

the bars are compatable with most anything and are as comfy as a flat bar

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