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PostPosted: Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:24 am 
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kaiser wrote:
zut alors, that should be as light as **** and stiff as........well we'll no go there. Lets just say it will be pink and purple and stiff :twisted: Hang on to your fillings :D


Be even lighter when it gets turned into a fixie with a MC1 bar and stem on it :lol:


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Dr S wrote:
kaiser wrote:
zut alors, that should be as light as **** and stiff as........well we'll no go there. Lets just say it will be pink and purple and stiff :twisted: Hang on to your fillings :D


Be even lighter when it gets turned into a fixie with a MC1 bar and stem on it :lol:


How are you gonna fixie it?


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:twisted: you made me say fixie.


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Just goin to build up the wheel with a track hub and bin the brakes and gears. How else would I do it yer bawbag :roll:


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Fixie...........you're now in a very dark place- no hope for you I'm afaid- bye fella :(


btw nice bike and enjoy the run on sat.


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Just goin to build up the wheel with a track hub and bin the brakes and gears. How else would I do it yer bawbag :roll:


How will you tension the chain?


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excentric(?) rear hub


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As you were then :lol:


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Cheaper option is ghost gear, only tensioner method other than track/horizontal dropouts and eccentric hubs/BB's that works with fixie.

Sheldon Brown can explain it.


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The power of Si's skinny hipster jeans and messenger bag will COMPEL the chain to the correct tension!


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