GOT MY MONKEY"STRIPPED&FIXED"
hemonkey rides really nice same set up i had on my 26er just bigger i really love the 29er set up rolls better&smoother on 2.1's than my 26er 2.5's
vandessel wheels &hubsres my new
old richey logic cranks 36 tooth ring
eai 20tooth fixed cog
race face stem
no name mustache bars i run these on all my bikes
pig dh headset
old velo live wire saddle
tektro canti's front only more than enough stopping power
all in all budget build rides great
Fixed Monkey luv. Yummy Yummy.
actin' like life is a big commercial
Black and sweet!
Looks good Dan! Makes me want to bolt the Nitto mustachio's back on my fixie 1X1....but the WTB Dirtdrops ARE nice as well!
Looking good....we STILL need to go riding sometime. I'm "exclusively fixie" again...and lovin' every moment!
Recovering Weight Weenie
36x20 on a fixie!!? You are the man.
Covert-Ops rode up on me in the middle of nowhere today and buzzed my tire.
He mentioned you had your build done.
Sure looks purty!
Dan, you are the "spinnin' man"!!
Originally Posted by Padre
36/20 equals 48" gear inches.
I'm running 57"....34/16 vs. Rudi's 38/18 ('bout the same).
I tried 34/18 (51") for awhile, and often swap the wheel around to this gear when the going gets steep... but descending is hell...I'm on the brakes ALL the time! Tell me your secret......I DO know where you live, and we ain't got no flat ridin' around these parts!!
just got back from the first big ride 26 miles of twisty rolling single track it was great cold but great im a little hurting the bike was wonderful surly's just ride so nice and matt this is
a 29er so its 52.2 inch ive been running 54 inch on my 1x1 i may go 34x18 that would put me at 54.7 inch.the biggest difference i can tell between this and my 1x1 is cornering and rolling this thing rails corners i cant explain it it just does.
Originally Posted by fixgeardan
You are the Preskitfixieman! I'm still a neophyte, yet learning more and more every day....
RELAXING and concious breathing whilst riding fixie offroad (per Matt Chester and Rudi) has helped immensely. I'm still not up to riding with a group. Doesn't matter, either! I so enjoy getting out in the forest with a bit of snow on the ground.....working on my fixie skills.
The Sofa King Ti King Pin and Giant TCR1 roadie just languish in the garage.....both unridden in almost a year. When I try to choose, I ALWAYS pick the Surly fixie.
yes matt i can relate i ride solo 100% of the time others on the trail look at me like im a freak.as faras this gearing thing isnt 57 a tad steep for climbing i was hurtin at 54inch
my cross fixie is 60 inch it climbs well short climbs but its 19 pounds.i may just throw somthing steeper to try .but going up smith ravine today at 36x20 was a chore.
what you got planned on sunday afternoon i want to try these big wheels over at granite.
Originally Posted by fixgeardan
I'll be putting in a loverly twelve hour shift at the hospital tomorrow and Sunday.
Someday, we'll get together for a ride....I promise!!
My Monkey is also fixed. If I dan ever figure out how to size down pics, I'll post 'em.
I'm running a 52" gear on mine, and it's a pain on the way down- I'll be going with a 54.7" on the Wily, though!
Nice bike, Dan!