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    First conquer on the singlespeed and loving it

    Today the lady and I hit the trails at OP Schnabel in San Antonio, tx. It's a fun trail with some technical single track, climbs, downhill and sharp turns. Makes for a fun day. I'm really happy with the singlespeed conversion. I went with 32/18 and love it. I think 20 would of gave me too much spinout. I had to get off my but and dig in for the hills but as long as I kept my pace, everything was good. Huffing and puffing till I got to the top and then coasting on the way down. Nice steady speed on the straight-aways. A little muddy today on some spots but it made it fun. The singlespeed held up great with no problems at all. Chain never came off once and it ran nice and quiet. I like how it pushed me harder. Here are a few pics. Sorry they are a little blurry for some reason.






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    Great
    Noe repeat!!

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    Sounds like you had a fun first ride. They only get better. I've got a month on my SS and I get stronger everyday. Its addicting.

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    I got my Gravity G29, the weather finally got good to ride, and I'm in the final leg of an ear infection - I'm so jealous!!! Enjoy,...I hope to get in some SS saddle time soon myself!!!
    I ride to feel alive!!!

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    Dont'cha like how you are never in the wrong gear? 32-18 is a pretty good all around choice too...at least where I am. A little bit of everything and I run 2 with that gearing and 1 that is roughly 32-20 (belt) and that definitely tops out much faster. Clean conversion there, you should have miles of smiles

    Now go do that some more
    Where there is choice, there is misery...

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    Your pics are blurry cause you're too damn fast. SS will do that. Keep up the good work.
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