Why not post a picture of your Fixed/Singlespeed bike

Discussion in 'Fixed Gear and Single Speed' started by Sore Thumb, 8 Jul 2007.

  1. ItsSteveLovell

    ItsSteveLovell Veteran

    Location:
    Bristol

    What caused the change to this from the carbon?
     

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  2. zigzag

    zigzag Veteran

    i've put gears on the carbon one for the time being (it has swappable drop outs to accommodate both setups)
     
    Last edited: 30 Nov 2016
  3. Nice bike, who's is the red one in front of it?
     
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  4. colly

    colly Re member eR

    Location:
    Leeds
    My new ride:

    Finished putting this together over the Christmas break. I have to say......................I LIKE IT ^_^^_^^_^





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  5. smutchin

    smutchin Cat 6 Racer

    Location:
    The Red Enclave
    Very nice looking bike.

    Can I ask why you used a half-link chain?
     
  6. colly

    colly Re member eR

    Location:
    Leeds
    Simple. The best reason of all.

    I had a new chain sitting in its box unused from a previous project.
     
  7. smutchin

    smutchin Cat 6 Racer

    Location:
    The Red Enclave
    Ha! Yes, that is always the best reason.
     
  8. MrGrumpy

    MrGrumpy Huge Member

    Location:
    Fly Fifer
    Retired my Langster about a year ago ( hanging up in garage ), however i`m thinking a new front wheel or wheelset and sort out a new drive chain. Could be a goer ! Just needs some tlc, means i can switch the knobblies back on to my CX bike for summer for if I fancy going of the beaten track !
     
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  9. 3narf

    3narf For whom the bell dings

    Location:
    Stroud
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  10. 3narf

    3narf For whom the bell dings

    Location:
    Stroud
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    Hot rod back on the road as a singlespeed. I did have it built up as an 8speed, with Pace RC35s, but it's more fun like this unless 1990s XC racers make a comeback! :laugh:

    There's enough flex in the frame, forks and tyres to make it comfy anyway. The gearing isn't perfect, at 38x20 it's a bit low, but with a half link the chain is a nice fit.

    Looking forward to having a go on the 417 Project pump track with the kids next weekend...
     
  11. Tim Hall

    Tim Hall Guest

    Location:
    Crawley
    Nice looking bike. The angle the photo was taken from blends part of the frame in with the edge of the step, so it looks like one of those incredibly rare Mercian's that were built without a top tube.
     
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  12. booze and cake

    booze and cake probably out cycling

    Haha, yes the noodly 'V' frame never really took off, preferring to flop from side to side^_^
     
  13. Mark Grant

    Mark Grant Acting Captain of The St Annes Jombulance.

    Location:
    Hanworth, Middx.
    Here's my latest. It has had a short cold test ride, nipped up the headset & adjusted the saddle, so far so good.
    I need to do a couple of laps of the 'Cols de Richmond Park' & Nightingale Lane to know if the gearing is OK.
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  14. Great shade of blue that.
     
  15. Nice run of some smashing bikes there lads
     
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