Official Fixed Gear Thread

February 06, 2011 @ 05:13:35
hey araw let me know what you think of this one

http://grandrapids.craigslist.org/bik/2195137763.html


take a look at it and check out the components and see if it fits you well. 280 doesn't seem too bad, my brother flips all his cannondales for around 300/350
February 10, 2011 @ 06:11:56
Is this a good deal or am I better off piecing a bike myself?
http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/2205111574.html
February 11, 2011 @ 20:52:32
Looks quite good for just short commutes, it looks like hell, but it isn't half bad
February 12, 2011 @ 00:54:36
Opinion
Is this a good deal or am I better off piecing a bike myself?
http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/2205111574.html


You are getting ripped off. Do not spend $800 on that. Not worth it. Look for something better.
February 12, 2011 @ 12:06:09
i want to post my new build but this forum won't let me post pics and links till i've surpassed 25 posts.....
February 14, 2011 @ 21:40:09
Does anyone have a link to Revoked? I cant find it anywhere online.
February 14, 2011 @ 22:13:17
Originally posted by Inactive User


the one you linked me to, was the one i bought haha

@TheGuyLookingAtThe800DollarBike: Fuck that noise, no fuji track is worth that, that is probably the money he put in to it, when you resell a complete you only get half of what you put in, so he should put it up 400ish
February 19, 2011 @ 16:26:35


pretty much done
February 20, 2011 @ 14:19:40
nice bike!
February 20, 2011 @ 18:58:34
its been so long since I rode, I cant wait until spring.

all I do is sip espressos and listen to AZ -mrelllis.tumblr.com

February 22, 2011 @ 08:57:37
i've been riding here in NY although it is like 20 degrees here.... hands freezing CHECK.... toes frozen CHECK...
February 22, 2011 @ 23:44:59


sellin' my frame
February 24, 2011 @ 09:13:48
currently running 46/16 x 165mm on my kilo tt without brakes. thinking about switching to 46/15? or 47/15

i want to be able to go quicker with a somewhat easy start... and to be able to keep the pace a little easier (im in oc, and it goes from flat to lots of hills to flat and back to hills)

what do you guys recommend?
February 24, 2011 @ 21:57:36
&y
Andy. I recommend 46/15
February 25, 2011 @ 07:56:46
i'll probably give it a try, as well as 47/16 and 47/15
February 27, 2011 @ 15:06:01
48/17 all the way
February 27, 2011 @ 15:06:49
i've been riding here in NY although it is like 20 degrees here.... hands freezing CHECK.... toes frozen CHECK...


get these

February 28, 2011 @ 00:27:56
February 28, 2011 @ 22:45:17
cot damn dat turbo engaged
March 03, 2011 @ 18:06:23
just finished building my vintage nishiki i picked up from the swap meet. cost more than i thought but i'm pretty pleased with the end result. bars are temporary..just ordered some rb-021s


lions don't lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.

March 04, 2011 @ 18:53:46
cinelli vigorelli and a shitload of parts comming soon cant wait for this summer

ps: if anyone is looking to buy a vigorelli I found this great site that has it for arround 650 shipped
March 05, 2011 @ 22:47:24
Originally posted by Inactive User
just finished building my vintage nishiki i picked up from the swap meet. cost more than i thought but i'm pretty pleased with the end result. bars are temporary..just ordered some rb-021s



just personal taste, but it actually is a pretty nice frame, it would have been nice to see it built up with some classic road parts instead of just another conversion. That's just my 2 cents though, as long as your riding all is well.
March 09, 2011 @ 15:56:58
Originally posted by Inactive User
just finished building my vintage nishiki i picked up from the swap meet. cost more than i thought but i'm pretty pleased with the end result. bars are temporary..just ordered some rb-021s



you need the lower the stem, raise the seat and change the pedal straps to some REAL vintage ones
March 09, 2011 @ 17:27:22
if i wanted standard cages + straps, i'd have put them on. for me, platform pedals + velcro straps are more comfortable, feel more secure, and are easier to get my feet into.

lions don't lose sleep over the opinions of sheep.

March 10, 2011 @ 11:24:59
got my first package in the mail

-campy record bb
- campy record crank
- turbo saddle
- deep v to phil wood all silver
- phil wood lockring
- 2x continental gatorskin (ordered 1 but they sent me 2nd for freesmokeyface)
- mks sylvan track

still waiting on

-cinelli vigorelli
-phil wood cog
-thomson elite seatpost
-fubar double clips

if anyone knows a site that sells toshis for 100 shipped to canada please let me know!!!
March 11, 2011 @ 21:53:14
^ sounds like a dope build

these things are fucking awesome

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March 13, 2011 @ 15:47:17
i dont get how no matter what part im trying to buy there is NO PRICE point for anything.. Ill see some bars for 120 on like 3 sites than ill find a site for 80 then 60.

The stem I want is listed on probikekit as 120+ for the black one and like 60$ for the SAME stem in silver like what the fuck?

I'm still seeing like 10+ online stores selling the vigorelli 899$ even though sites selling them for less than 700 are not sold out.

Theres a crazy number of sites selling the campy record crank for 400+ when its crazy easy to find it for less than 300 by searching on google.

are these expensive stores selling anything or what does anyone know whats the cause of the huge differences in prices (sometimes 2-3x more expensive on some sites than others)
March 13, 2011 @ 18:01:10
i can't decide between a specialized langster or a bianchi pista

can any help a dude out? haha
March 13, 2011 @ 20:00:19
i can't decide between a specialized langster or a bianchi pista

can yall help a dude out?
March 13, 2011 @ 20:16:11
not the langster.

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