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 Post subject: New Project Paganini
PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2011 4:02 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Hi out there....
A good mate of mine just gave me a frame as it is too small for him, there are advantages of being 5'7"!
I was wondering if anyone out there knew anything about these frames, seems to be a bit ore modern than the usual Paganini frames that I've been able to find.
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Seems in pretty goog condition, just a little paint chipping where the chain has come off and a few other cosmetic chips.

I have the incling to make it fixed as all my other bikes have gears, although with Vertical dropouts, everyone I spoken to has been telling me about chain stretch and magic numbers... :shock:
If anyone one knows anything about the frame or my vertical drop out issue. please let me know

Tom


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:34 am 
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vertical drop-outs are a no-no for fixed wheel, some good reading here:

http://sheldonbrown.com/fixed-conversion.html

nice frame, if you insist on just one gear why not singlespeed it instead of going fixed? you still get clean lines (bar brake cables and a chain tensioner) and you can stop pedalling round corners and downhills..


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:12 pm 
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Hi, you can have a fixed gear with vertical dropouts with a "White Industries ENO Eccentric Hub"

Hope this helps.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:16 pm 
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05hcarth wrote:
Hi, you can have a fixed gear with vertical dropouts with a "White Industries ENO Eccentric Hub"

Hope this helps.


good point, forgot about EBBs


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 7:27 pm 
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Nice one for that, I've been looking @ the White Industries stuff...looks like this project might finally make it off the ground!!
Tom


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