My custom Unknown Singularity, thoughts?

Discussion in 'Fixed Gear and Single Speed' started by fixiewarrior, 14 Jun 2018.

  1. fixiewarrior

    fixiewarrior New Member

    Hi guys, thought I would share my build with you guy. The different setups. Feel free to leave your opinion.

    Frame: Unknown Singularity | Size 58 - Aluminum 6066 T6
    Fork: Unknown | Carbon (12K) with 1 1/8” - 30mm rake.
    Wheels: American Classic 420 Aero Track | Clincher - 43mm deep - AC Bladed Spokes Black - AC Aluminum Nipples Silver - 18h Radial Front - 24h 2-Cross Rear
    Saddle: NET Selle Italia | Custom Keirinstreets
    Headset: LOOK | ALU-CARBON bonded
    Handlebars: LOOK Pista | Carbon - 42mm width
    Crankset: Sram Omnium Pista
    Chainring: Kappstein ProLine III
    Cog: Kappstein
    Chain: the cheapest one

    The build started with the main setup though to ride on the streets. The Singularity is a very sharp and compact frame, usually, I would ride a size 56 but with the Singularity, due to its geometry, I am riding a size bigger, 58.
    I have to talk about my wheels which I also have two sets. The Unknown CNTRL that I use to ride in the city as it feels really strong and can take a beating and my beautiful American Classic 420 Aero Track (what a long name) that I use to race.

    The main components of the street setup are clearly the handlebars and the gear ration. The handlebars are a 72mm wide risers from Velocidad Components in aluminum. Considering that I live and ride in a city with very light traffic getting stuck in traffic between cars is not a problem I have to consider, so I can follow the wide bars fab! :smile:

    The other aspect that changes on this streets setup is the gear ration I choose to ride with. Considering that my city is pretty flat and I am a lazy commuter I ride on a 49x16 ratio. Allows me to cruise around town without major issues… A few sprints every now and then and I get home with a smile in my race.

    The other side of the setup is the racing one, and full disclosure, I only go to races to have a beer and have a great time. The mains change is the handlebars that I will ride with a Look track carbon handlebars that I got from a local legend racing for the local and national track team but as cool as they look, unless I am at the velodrome they are not the most comfortable, so for cries and other races like the Fixed42 I am really looking to upgrade it to something with more hand positions.
    The gear ration as you can imagine will vary according to the race I am racing but the biggest chainring I have is a 51t and the smallest cog a 15t which is usually the ratio I ride in the local velodrome.

    What do you guys think? Besides the super wide bars
    fab I really like the look and feel of my ride.
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  2. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Atop a Ti
    That's some seat to handlebar drop.
  3. Dave Davenport

    Dave Davenport Guru

    Thoughts? No brakes?
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  4. colly

    colly Re member eR

    Very nice indeed but l would need brakes.
  5. OP

    fixiewarrior New Member

    it is fixed gear.. no need for brakes
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  6. Dave Davenport

    Dave Davenport Guru

    It's not road legal then.
    mcshroom and raleighnut like this.
  7. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

    On 3 Wheels
    Not road legal then in the UK but I get the feeling you're 'over the pond'.
  8. colly

    colly Re member eR

    There is where l live.

    Besides. I'm chicken.^_^
  9. Pennine-Paul

    Pennine-Paul Goth on a bike............

    I have a feeling he's in Germany,Kappstein cog and chainring ,very German and very expensive!
    raleighnut likes this.
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