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    My New Coverted SS

    I originally converted my Superfly to a 1x9...I race a single speed Rig...well now I'm going to be racing my new converted SS Superfly...I put my I-9's on it too, it is down to 21.5 LBS. now...raced it yesterday and it rode VERY well...very fast too...easy to handle, it was quick through some twisties....should be fun!


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    It looks fast, cool bike!

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    It rode pretty good yesterday...will do a few rides this week...tomorrow at Patapsco and then Wed. at Iron Hill...both fun SS rides...the new Fisher geometry is pretty quick handling...have been noticing that over my Fisher Rig...

    Ed

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    Nice. Do you have a conversion kit from 9 speed? Whats a good one. I have the one from Wheels Inc. thats been working well for me. I'm sure theres better ones....

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    No conversion kit, just took the I-9 off my Rig and then sized the chain as close as possible, then threw on a Singalator to tension the chain...the front was done with a Spot 34 tooth...
    Ed

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    Sweet ride man.
    Love the clean lines. Can't wait to get another bike to convert it to SS

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    Well it had been going well on two rides...and then last night happened!!! Went to Iron Hill to try out the layout for the race on the 16th, and on a short little steep climb the chain couldn't handle the torque...snap...went the chain, fortnately it was right at the half link that I added so that told me alot....new chain...no half link...used my tensioner without having to have the half link.... That or..."dude your way to strong"...hahahaha

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    Try a track or BMX chain. Go for the thickest one they make. They will hold up forever. I use one on my ss road and mtn bike for the last two years and i have lots of climbing where i live in NEPA and so far no problems. The bike looks sweet. I saw two guys racing in Mount Snow in the Pro Short Track race with bikes set up like yours. Are you using a ss rear hub?

    Chris

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    the I-9's I have are not SS specific...your the 2nd person that said to go with a "heavier" chain...I'll give it a try.

    Ed

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