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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:40 pm 
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Check it out, a fixie from 1896...how wide is that chain? :shock:

http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2008/no ... cNeece.htm


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:47 pm 
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inch pitch

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:55 pm 
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And y'know what? I like it! :D


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:14 pm 
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Awesome! Why don't singlespeeds and fixies still use that. The drivetrain must last for ever 8) gotta find myself one of those.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:21 pm 
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rotating weight

you can still get inch pitch chains , but i cant remember from where :lol:


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Location: Wherever it is, I'm being just that little bit more Lance
There was an article on that chain on the CTC message board a while ago. Can't find it though.


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:55 pm 
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with a fat git like me on it a inch pitch chain seems a good idea !!!!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:18 pm 
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this is the best i can find so far :? and the pics are generic

cheap for 10 feet of chain though

http://www.doityourself.com/icat/rollerchainstandard


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:25 pm 
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Wicked bike! I'd be seen on that. Looks like the grips are cork? And check out the rear wheel axle, you can do BMX style tricks on that bad boy! :D


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:53 pm 
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Kona Paul wrote:
Wicked bike! I'd be seen on that. Looks like the grips are cork? And check out the rear wheel axle, you can do BMX style tricks on that bad boy! :D


You might be able to KP, I'd kill myself!! :lol:


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