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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 8:32 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Rigid titanium singlespeed. Nice. Do you have to tie it down on windy days?

Also, do you run a chain tensioner, eccentric hub or have you found a magic gear?

And, how dull must the inventor of the eccentric hub have been??
Its a hub with an offset axle. How damn eccentric is that?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:42 pm 
Retro Guru
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:lol: Heheh, never popped it on the scales so I don't know what it weighs exactly but it is pretty light.

Tried a tensioner at first to see if I liked singlespeeding and I did, so I bought one of those silly eccentric hubs and laced it into a rim, never looked back. Most of my biking these days is s/s.

You do much s/s?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:51 pm 
Devout Dirtbag

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Yeah. Ride a decidedly non retro s/s Santa Cruz most of the time.
Think that may be about to change soon.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:38 am 
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stevek wrote:
Very nice mate, very nice :D .

I see that the rear mech cable is routed via the down tube, all my cable guides are on the top tube. Difference in years I guess, mine's a '98 what year is yours?


Yep the cable routing changed between 97-98, but not sure when.

My 97 model has top routing like the 98 so I assume that the routing changed in late 97 for the 98 model year.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:57 am 
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Thanks, they help a lot, just need "Thrusty" to confirm and we can get the ball rolling


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:17 pm 
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stevek what do you want for the FOX?
I have a Hei Hei and need forks at some point.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:24 pm 
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Sorry mate, just sold them this afternoon! If it falls through I'll give you a shout.

The ti konas look better rigid anyway. :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:25 pm 
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