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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:32 am 
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Mine switches between rigid and sus forks depending on whim, really. It's been rigid for a while, though. Biggish front tyre is good :)


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I love Sanderson frames, cam close to owning a "Life" of them, show some pictures on here please.

And bounce or not all depends on the riding. My Singlespeeds have mostly been rigid steel, simple, pure, silent. Also when I ride by myself I always choose a Singlespeed, regardless of terrain. But For the Sunday morning ride with the band of weekend warriors I use all the props I can get, 2x10 gears, big wheels, big brakes and front and rear bounce. YMMV

Enjoy!!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:31 pm 
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daj wrote:
I am actually sat with just the frame at the moment , I have some wheels and hopefully promise of some brakes and have bars,stem seatpost etc but needing forks .... I cannot decide to go down the rigid route or have some bounce?


Dave,

Built it rigid, then you can't blame the forks for not riding it :lol: seriously, if you build it Rigid it will reduce the maintanence which is what you need for winter as the Genesis has shown.

it will always be an option in the garage :D


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I'll be riding my singlespeed rigid this weekend at the wobble - see what you think :D


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I'll bring a ladder :lol: :lol:


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:lol: good point


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Yeah I only have diddy legs!! :lol:


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daj wrote:
Yeah I only have diddy legs!! :lol:


Diddy Dave has quite a ring to it :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:36 pm 
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RIGID!

It's much better for climbing out of the saddle, and you are going to be slower on a singlespeed anyway. Enjoy the simplicity. 8)


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