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    "how to" help needed

    I have a Raliegh Chill that I wish to convert to a SS, with no idea how/where to start.

    anyone know of a good how to thread or site that I should start with?
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    Did you not see the FAQ stickied at the top of the page?

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    ^+1

    read this FAQ, should be straight forward.

    MTBR.com Single Speed Forum - Single Speed FAQ

    remove all shifters and derailleurs.

    remove cassette and replace with a preferred SS cog and spacers.

    remove all chainrings and replace with the preferred chainring size. get a shorter chainring bolts or shim the existing one with washers.

    buy a new chain. match the chain width (3/32 or 1/8) depending on your chainring/cog width.

    find a way to tension the chain. there are lots of chain tensioner available in the market, either spring tensioned or rigid.

    if you have a 1993 Technium Chill, the magic gear is 32:17.
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    everything sucks but my vacuum cleaner.

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    And don't forget to post pics.

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    You also have a few online retailers that you can buy the single speed conversion kits. Or your local bike shop may be better suited to help you as well.

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