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Old 06-22-22, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by ben.johnson View Post
Singlespeed: keeps me honest on hills
Fixed: Above, plus just a different feeling of movement
I've found this such a fascinating difference! I've had a fixed for a long time (converted 70s 5 spd) and loved the simplicity and silence of the ride. I just saved a single speed custom built 90s MTB (Mandaric) from the dumpster and the free hub changes the feel far more than I would have anticipated. I'm either going to switch to fixed or throw a casette and derailleur on there as it's a strange and unpleasant middle ground!
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