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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 4:28 pm 
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Singlespeeds like hills, but I respectfully disagree, they like flat terrain as well.

On the road or really smooth tracks there is indeed a limit to the RPM I can spin sensibly. But those are not the sections that matter to me, I can go easy too. It is on winding forest singletracks and proper off-road trails with mud, ridges, twists and turns and roots or loose sand the singlespeed is right on the money, in the sweetspot. I typically push 38-19 with the big wheels and that suits me just fine.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 1:16 pm 
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Thats is a beauty! I have a Singular Swift SS. Would love to get the Titanium frame and build a real light weight race machine!

Any idea what your bike weighs?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:55 pm 
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@ Neils she 's 9 and a bit kg, almost 10 with the Nobby Nic 2.35s fitted.

I just love riding it, The Singular is good for 50% of my rides, in fact most of my riding outside the Sunday morning group ride is on the Pegasus lately. Cannot get myself to convert her to gears as I intended earlier.

Enjoy!!

Shot some more pictures too, saved on MTBR. please note you need to have MTBR open to see them these days.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:38 pm 
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Location: Best part of Holland
stunning!!


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:53 pm 
98+ BoTM Winner / Gold Trader
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Finally did it, rebuilt the Pegasus with gears, but with a twist.

As a Singlspeed pushing 38x19t I can get up almost anything on the Pegasus in my neck of the woods in Holland. But to take her along for the group ride I need to make enough speed on faster farmers tracks connecting the proper trails. All I would need is a couple of gears to get up to say 30ish kph. The Pegasus rear wheel is on a dedicated SS and I ended up fitting the core block of a 9-sped cassette 15-17-20-23 plus a single 13t cog on the short body. And for good measure added some suspension to the front end too. Looks like this:

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Manitou crown a good fit for Ti and steel frames
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One more, looks long due to handlebar turned in a little
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And the gearbox
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Enjoy!!


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