Genesis Flyer Rant!

Discussion in 'Fixed Gear and Single Speed' started by Plomax, 8 Dec 2017.

  1. mjr

    mjr Wanting to Keep My EU Citizenship

    3/32, you mean? Why would you want to? A good ⅛" chain like KMC B1 means more metal sharing the load. Even a bad one still has more sprocket to wear down.
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  2. TheDoctor

    TheDoctor Exterminate Christmas! Moderator

    TBH I'm not sure there's a huge difference in longevity between 1/8 and 3/32 transmissions.
    Good that's it's getting sorted, although a shame it had to be!
  3. OP

    Plomax Member

    Still not resolved and the supplied mudguards lasted two weeks before snapping at the break bracket. Great bike to ride but getting increasingly frustrated with Genesis/dealer. Currently still not able to ride fixed and no mudguards - would buy my own but the bike is advertised as supplied with mudguards so currently refusing to.
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  4. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    You ought to get back in touch with Genesis
  5. Cycleops

    Cycleops Guru

    Accra, Ghana
    What else do you expect to happen at the break bracket?
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  6. Scottish Scrutineer

    Scottish Scrutineer Active Member

    Fife, Scotland
    If the 'guard is the same as supplied fitted to the Genesis Skyline, then no surprise that it failed, as did the one on my wife's Skyline. Just fit a SKS guard.
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