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    Heres my setup. Vintage titanium frame with a downhill front end haha. This pic was just before i installed the brakes so don't think i have no front brake haha. Out of curiosity, what "type" of mountain bike would this be considered? aka XC, AM, freeride etc. I plan on using it for high speed trail bombing in the south bay area and some santa cruz trails. Ive been out of the mountain bike scene for a few years so i have to start slow on some easy trails first
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    It would be a frankenbike. as it is a mishmash of parts from various disciplines that won't work well together, but will work together.

    As for the frame, it's a Cross Country frame. that is all it will ever be. and it appears it may be a rather nice one.

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    It is super front heavy, feels like a tank, but it can take a drop off like a downhill bike lol and thats why i built it. Not planning on climbing much obviously. This is just temporary until i can afford a nicer frame. However the feel of the titanium is amazing so i will probably keep this one forever. Someday i want a santa cruz chameleon.
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    Yeah, even though Titanium is the magical jesus metal of perfection that has no flaws ever and can never be destroyed because it's magic.

    What you've built here is not really designed to be "hucked" and may fail you. being Titanium you may not get a warning when it snaps.

    My personal recommendation is ride it like a cross country bike until you get a heavier duty frame. then start hitting the drop offs. lest you loose a rather nice, if dated frame.

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    I totally see what you're saying, and i never really planned on taking it somewhere where there is any crazy drop offs. im looking mainly to hit some burms, and go fast over small obstacles. I got a smokin deal on the fork and couldnt pass it up. $140 for a rebuilt fox 36 haha
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    2013 Carve SL

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    Specialized Carve SL. Medium. White bennies pedals
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    Do be cautious. That frame was not designed to run a long travel fork. Best case, it handles like sh!t. Worst case, you shear the head tube off. Do it justice and put an 80mm fork on it.
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    Heres my setup. Vintage titanium frame with a downhill front end haha. This pic was just before i installed the brakes so don't think i have no front brake haha. Out of curiosity, what "type" of mountain bike would this be considered? aka XC, AM, freeride etc. I plan on using it for high speed trail bombing in the south bay area and some santa cruz trails. Ive been out of the mountain bike scene for a few years so i have to start slow on some easy trails first
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    Yeah like i said this is just temporary until i can afford a frame for the fork. I just happened to come across a frame and fork for good prices at the same time, and had no other bike.. This frame will probably get a rigid fork once that happens. Im riding the bike on well maintained multi use trails at the most extreme, so i feel confident the head tube can withstand the use for now.
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    Re: The "New" Post Your Singlespeed!

    Got this cool seatpost - syntace claims it gives about an inch of front to back motion, and that is about what it felt like bouncing off the speed bumps. Can't wait to try it on the trails

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    hard eddie single speed

    Here is my new build
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    Oddity 29+ Singlespeed. This is my personal bike.

    Steel frame, Ti bars/post/stem. Rides like a dream.

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    My new nashbar bee's knee 650b. Having so much fun on this bike.



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    Quote Originally Posted by boulderse92 View Post
    Out of curiosity, what "type" of mountain bike would this be considered? aka XC, AM, freeride etc. I plan on using it for high speed trail bombing in the south bay area and some santa cruz trails.
    Here in the UK we'd likely call that a 'trail bike', go (most) anywhere, handle (most) anything but not really intended for hucks and big drops or jumps. AM always seems a daft name, there are plenty of places on mountains I've been to that I wouldn't take a bike.

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    Momsen STR29 in Gulf Oil racing colors

    My Momsen STR29

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    what gearing are you running and that ramped/pinned ring don't give you any troubles? love the bike

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    2009 Gary Fisher Superfly
    The frame was made only for factory sponsored racers with special rear dropouts for single speed.

    And no I am not anywhere close to a factory rider.

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    Where do you ride? I have the same bike and the terrain looks familiar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSPirate View Post
    Oddity 29+ Singlespeed. This is my personal bike.

    Steel frame, Ti bars/post/stem. Rides like a dream.



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    That is gorgeous.

    Do the funky seatstays give the back a bit of "cushion"?

    Cheers, Ted

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    95' M2 Stumpy

    18" Frame
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    Chris King BB & Headset
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    Ritchey seat post and riser bar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Andkilde View Post
    That is gorgeous.

    Do the funky seatstays give the back a bit of "cushion"?

    Cheers, Ted
    Yes Ted, for sure. The 'reverse curved' seat stays have proven to add some propulsion out of turns, berms and pump-bumps - and it's a super comfy ride. Just did a 70+ mile race on her and have zero complaints. Rocks the downhills like mad too.

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    Sweet ol' Stumpy! Had something similar in the past. Nice build!

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    I cobbled this together with parts on hand. Just a couple of rides on the MUP so far...feels pretty solid.

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    my 69er is gone in favor of a genesis fortitude. lovely bike. the original build is reasonable, i.e. quite good. but I had nicer parts on the 69er. so they went on.
    since the photo bar, stem and grips were changed as well.

    only thing I don't like is the flattened seat tube. I can see why they did it, but that makes it impossible to drop the seat down.


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    Here´s mine


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    Nice day
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    Nice ride WtPooh, nice ride. Looks like an enjoyable trip through the pines, and the sun's shining through too.
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbhammercycle View Post
    Nice ride WtPooh, nice ride. Looks like an enjoyable trip through the pines, and the sun's shining through too.

    First ride with my Puffin. Slowly learning how to fly with it. Enjoyable indeed.

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    Here is my fresh build. 20# of titanium, carbon fiber, aluminum, and rubber
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    This was my first mtb. It is a 1995 GT Tequesta. It originally had the Team Scream yellow and blue paint scheme. Could not part with it so I decided to rebuild it and convert it to a single speed. My tribute to the Hans Rey GT Karakoram.
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    Just got Mr. Furley yesterday!


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    Gets the job done.

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    Nukeproof Solum build, work in progress.

    Building a Solum up as an XC single speeder. I'm using a silly long, 500mm, seatpost to ensure I have enough supported length in the frame. Using an Identi jump fork which is relatively heavy but "trials" rated so hopefully sturdy. I figure I can slap a low seat & post on it and use it as a 26" trials-like bike if the long post experiment fails. Having a blast, haven't built up a new bike from parts in 20+ years. Can't wait to ride it, but work is going to get in the way for another week or so...

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    2008 GT Peace

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    Hope Singular Gryphon

    My new Singular Gryphon. Specifications are to be changed, but haven't found out yet what suit the frame best. Anyway, the bike is the most comfortable of those I've ridden. Very effective pedaling plus really soft feel over small obstacles. Not my only bike, but surely my favourite. Super happy with it!
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    The "New" Post Your Singlespeed!

    Just arrived today. Gonna ride tomorrow. This thing is mighty nice so far.
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    Loaded bar, Stem and post.
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    @OperatorBo it looks like an awesome ride, what's the weight?
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    The "New" Post Your Singlespeed!

    Not sure. I'm guessing 22-23. Have to run it by my lbs and weight it. Will report back when I do. May make a me thread with some ride pics and review in a day or 2.
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    The "New" Post Your Singlespeed!

    Would love to hear how you like that whiskey parts co fork. Been looking at them but havent found many reviews. Looks very similar to the Niner fork.

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    The &quot;New&quot; Post Your Singlespeed!-img_1152.jpgJust a tease as now "Slimer" has some new parts bringing the bling. Just waiting for the right shot and I will repost.

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    I present to you, ladies and gents of all colors on the color spectrum, ethnic background, and origin

    The most crappy singlespeed picture ever to be posted on this thread, and MTBR in general.......





    German engineering at it's finest. Now you are asking yourself "Wow, does it get any better than that?!?!?" Why, yes it does. Please keep it in your pants boys.


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    @YYZ That is a beast, I literally laughed out loud at work like a tool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danmaran View Post
    @YYZ That is a beast, I literally laughed out loud at work like a tool.
    Haha! She is a beast, she could take a beating for sure. However if you go off a curb too hard the chain may slip despite the straight chain line.

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    My several month old Vassago Verhauen at Lake Norman State Park.
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    Quote Originally Posted by photocodo View Post
    Would love to hear how you like that whiskey parts co fork. Been looking at them but havent found many reviews. Looks very similar to the Niner fork.
    got a 16 mile ride in today on the Verhauen. the Whiskey fork combined with this bike is amazing! small numb compliance is, no joke, maybe better then my Fox 34 140mm. it on the other hand is very ridged when you want it, no flex at all. I am #200 with gear and i did see any flex at all. now, keep in mind I have never riden any other carbon forks and my other ride is an Ibis Ripley, although this Vassago my quickly become my main ride!
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    Quote Originally Posted by photocodo View Post
    Would love to hear how you like that whiskey parts co fork. Been looking at them but havent found many reviews. Looks very similar to the Niner fork.
    PM nubster, he rides/rode the #9 on a nimble 9

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    @XYZ, as long as it saves you money, it still works I have mine setup similar to that but didn't change to a single sprocket in the rear, I do plan to use a smaller derailleur that what i have on mine right now!

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    And I have an ugly beast as well, also wanted to experiment with something different on the handlebars, but i want to order some mustache bars and for goodness sakes I wan't to do something about my fork LOL Anyone one good at spray painting ?
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    Really dig the Vassagos.

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    Wiseman SS

    I just received my Custom Wiseman frame and built it up last night. This frame currently has 26x3.8 in it, but can be ran as a 29er, 27.5 or a 29+ or a 27.5+ when then are actually available.

    This is a 73mm bottom bracket shell with a symmetrical 135mm rear end. The cranks clear with plenty to spare as does the chainring thanks to some fantastic fabrication. I have the wheel slammed forward and the chainstay is just over 17".
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    The "New" Post Your Singlespeed!

    Built up my second singlespeed about a week ago. It's a Surly Karate Monkey Ops. I'm loving the feel of the steel bike. It's already covered in scratches and gouges from a few well placed "this is not a good line..*slam*" rock garden moments. Breaking it in quickly and absolutely loving this bike!


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    Quote Originally Posted by 1strongone1 View Post
    I just received my Custom Wiseman frame and built it up last night. This frame currently has 26x3.8 in it, but can be ran as a 29er, 27.5 or a 29+ or a 27.5+ when then are actually available.

    This is a 73mm bottom bracket shell with a symmetrical 135mm rear end. The cranks clear with plenty to spare as does the chainring thanks to some fantastic fabrication. I have the wheel slammed forward and the chainstay is just over 17".
    Nice looking bike, where are you located? Wiseman is a local builder to me and had a booth at our annual race this year. Nice guy from the little I was able to speak with him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PrjktJho View Post
    Built up my second singlespeed about a week ago. It's a Surly Karate Monkey Ops. I'm loving the feel of the steel bike. It's already covered in scratches and gouges from a few well placed "this is not a good line..*slam*" rock garden moments. Breaking it in quickly and absolutely loving this bike!

    I really dig the look of the new KM's. I think I need to look into one. I have to say that the Maxxis tires looked like 29+ at first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zaskar24 View Post
    Nice looking bike, where are you located? Wiseman is a local builder to me and had a booth at our annual race this year. Nice guy from the little I was able to speak with him.
    Decorah Iowa. Dave met me in Galena, half way between us and delivered the frame.

    I can't say enough about his quality of work and communication. He is hands down the best custom builder I have delt with, and I have had a bunch of custom frames over the years.
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    That Wiseman frame rocks!
    Full rigid SS, Hardtail SS, Hardtail Geared, Full Suspension Geared.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1strongone1 View Post
    Decorah Iowa. Dave met me in Galena, half way between us and delivered the frame.

    I can't say enough about his quality of work and communication. He is hands down the best custom builder I have delt with, and I have had a bunch of custom frames over the years.
    Cool. I have looked at his frames and might be hitting him up for a fat bike frame some day. I do like what he did with yours. Might have to think about borrowing that idea.
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    I just received my Custom Wiseman frame and built it up last night. This frame currently has 26x3.8 in it, but can be ran as a 29er, 27.5 or a 29+ or a 27.5+ when then are actually available.

    This is a 73mm bottom bracket shell with a symmetrical 135mm rear end. The cranks clear with plenty to spare as does the chainring thanks to some fantastic fabrication. I have the wheel slammed forward and the chainstay is just over 17".
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    Wow. That paint is something! Nice bike.
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    Waltworks finished this June. What a fun time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zaskar24 View Post
    Cool. I have looked at his frames and might be hitting him up for a fat bike frame some day. I do like what he did with yours. Might have to think about borrowing that idea.
    No problem.
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    The "New" Post Your Singlespeed!

    My '11 Marlin SS. Bought it used so I could 'dip my toe' into the whole SS and after a half-doz rides I'm hooked. About 20 min after I took this pic I was getting my a$$ handed to me by mother nature. The storm made national news b/c it was AZ. It was an awesome morning.
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    Awesome bikes all! Just converted my '07. I hope I have a good time with it this weekend.

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    I really dig the look of the new KM's. I think I need to look into one. I have to say that the Maxxis tires looked like 29+ at first.
    I have had multiple people comment on the tire size actually! Just last weekend at the trailhead I had a guy come across the parking lot to ask me about my tires. I said they were a 2.4 and he didn't believe me. I don't know if the Stan's flow rim width is making them look that much larger or what.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thickfog View Post
    Waltworks finished this June. What a fun time.

    Curved top tube, non-suspension corrected fork, sliding dropouts, custom built by Walt. Very very nice!! You could probably pay more but it doesn't get much better than that.

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    That is an awesome looking bike! Walt does some really great work. I have talked with him in the past and may one day have him build something for me.

    That paint job just rocks by the way!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrjktJho View Post
    I have had multiple people comment on the tire size actually! Just last weekend at the trailhead I had a guy come across the parking lot to ask me about my tires. I said they were a 2.4 and he didn't believe me. I don't know if the Stan's flow rim width is making them look that much larger or what.
    Are they both Ardents? They are fairly large tires and the Flow's seem to let them reach a pretty good width so that would explain it.
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    Thanks guys!
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    Quote Originally Posted by yourdaguy View Post
    That Wiseman frame rocks!
    The paint job is amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J3SSEB View Post
    The paint job is amazing.
    The crazy part is it looks 10x better in person. The camera can't really capture the sparkle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zaskar24 View Post
    Are they both Ardents? They are fairly large tires and the Flow's seem to let them reach a pretty good width so that would explain it.
    The first and only time I experienced floating and coasting at the same time was on a pair of Ardents on a KM. Awesome snow tire BTW.


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    I tried a similar drop bar setup, geared though, with my older RM Hammer. I just couldn't get the fit right, I felt cramped. I had a 35 degree stem with Woodchippers (46cm) and tried to get the drops approximately where my low rise bar had been. Could you share the length and rise of your stem (including if you used additional spacers) and the position of you h-bar as it would've related to a traditional mtb setup?
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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    Built up this turd with my parts bin and about 150 bucks from QBP. Frame was a freebie.

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    There simply have not been enough bikes produced in that shade of blue, very nice.

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    Fixed 650b conversion. I tried drop bars, but the bike is more fun and more comfortable to me like this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaultbrad View Post
    Fixed 650b conversion. I tried drop bars, but the bike is more fun and more comfortable to me like this.
    Looks great, is your frame 650b specific or was it a larger wheel size ?
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    DJ turned XC

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    Added a front brake and high seat post to my dirt jumper. This bike is so much fun on the trails, I rarely use it as a jumper these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThundaCrymz View Post
    Looks great, is your frame 650b specific or was it a larger wheel size ?
    Thanks. The frame is an 89 Giant RS940. Made for 700c wheels and up to 23mm tires. I'm glad the conversion worked so flawlessly because bigger tires are better for my uses.

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    Pipedream Sirius - 650b Belt drive
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    Sweet. Just pm'd you asking about pics. Nice!
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    Built this up today, customs had the frame laying there for 10days. So tomorrow i will try my first real singlespeed ride, then on thursday i will travel to my first race, with a brand new singlespeed.. 94km will be hard


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    Quote Originally Posted by Skorp View Post
    Built this up today, customs had the frame laying there for 10days. So tomorrow i will try my first real singlespeed ride, then on thursday i will travel to my first race, with a brand new singlespeed.. 94km will be hard

    What fork you got on there?

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    DMR trailblade, 440mm A/C length

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    Gravity G29 (Bikes Direct) with a "few" upgrades! Makes the daily commute tolerable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingdom View Post



    That is one sweet looking bike! Beautiful view in the last picture as well. Where was it taken?
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    Don't remember if I posting in here or not, so here it is. May be for sale soonThe &quot;New&quot; Post Your Singlespeed!-sheep-2013.jpg

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    I'm quite new to all this, been riding less than a month. Figured I'd try a cheap singlespeed fatty and a cheap multispeed hardtail to dip my toes in... I ended up loving the singlespeed and my other bike got relegated to riding around town, hence the bags.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 0uTkAsT View Post
    I'm quite new to all this, been riding less than a month. Figured I'd try a cheap singlespeed fatty and a cheap multispeed hardtail to dip my toes in... I ended up loving the singlespeed and my other bike got relegated to riding around town, hence the bags.

    Can you give some details on the single speed fatty, please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by petriedav View Post
    Can you give some details on the single speed fatty, please?
    Sure, its just a bone stock 2014 Gravity Deadeye from BikesDirect. I like it so far, adjusting the mechanical disc brakes perfectly has been the only headache.

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    I see the attention paid to style on the build. I don't understand the people that spend as much as we do on bikes, and don't want it to be pretty.

    I guess they feel it's more macho to have a mismatched pile of parts. being lazy and sloppy is manly.

    Frankenbikes are fine if you're building a solid bike from spares without spending money. But a new build with new parts? My sensibilities demand style!

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    >>Sure, its just a bone stock 2014 Gravity Deadeye from BikesDirect. I like it so far, adjusting the mechanical disc brakes perfectly has been the only headache.


    I'd been looking at the BD Deadeye also, but on their site, they mentioned "Fixie". It is NOT a fixed gear bike right? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agwan View Post
    I see the attention paid to style on the build. I don't understand the people that spend as much as we do on bikes, and don't want it to be pretty.

    I guess they feel it's more macho to have a mismatched pile of parts. being lazy and sloppy is manly.

    Frankenbikes are fine if you're building a solid bike from spares without spending money. But a new build with new parts? My sensibilities demand style!
    Whatchu talkin' bout Willis?!

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    I'm saying you put your bike together tastefully. so it looks intentional and kick ass.

    So many cyclists just assemble random parts. even when building new. not really caring, or knowing how to make the bike look as good as it works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agwan View Post
    I'm saying you put your bike together tastefully. so it looks intentional and kick ass.

    So many cyclists just assemble random parts. even when building new. not really caring, or knowing how to make the bike look as good as it works.
    He totally needs my wheels on the rig with the orange I9 hubs and cross pattern orange spokes.

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