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  • Posted in thread: Who rides singlespeed and why? on 03-11-2013 at 05:12 PM
    No hornet, it iz klown :p............ bike, but, how on earth do you keep tension on the
    chain?

  • Posted in thread: Single-speed wheel and chain issue on 02-11-2013 at 05:28 PM
    As it turns out, the wheel kept slipping on the drive side, and had nothing to do with how much
    tension I put on it. After a closer examination at the Bike Collective, we decided to try a
    grooved wash...

  • Posted in thread: Gearing on 02-11-2013 at 05:20 PM
    Both of my single-speed conversions are running 42/16, the big difference between the two bikes
    is that I'm running 27's on the Centurion and 700's on the Peugeot. I haven't measured the
    crank lengths...

  • Posted in thread: Finaly gonna do a converstion/build on 01-28-2013 at 07:35 AM
    Here are my thoughts. Instead of swapping for 700c wheels and tires, you might be able to get
    away with swapping tires and tubes for skinny 26" road tires. For a couple of years I ran Forté
    Fast City ...

  • Posted in thread: Just Finished the new Single Speed on 01-22-2013 at 11:29 PM
    Nice ride! By the way, is that a Schwinn frame?

  • Posted in thread: Who rides singlespeed and why? on 01-19-2013 at 02:48 AM
    Okay, so my '79 Centurion LeMans tips the scales at at 25lbs. Factory specs are 28lbs from the
    factory.

  • Posted in thread: Single Speeds in the Bay Area on 01-18-2013 at 04:47 PM
    Ive never ridden out in the bay but im in the valley and no matter where I go its flat. The
    valley is a single speed riders paradise. Just avoid Stockton, you may get shot. lolAgreed...
    the valley is ...

  • Posted in thread: Who rides singlespeed and why? on 01-16-2013 at 06:31 PM
    19lb is good enough for something with 700c wheels and a chain that won't snap. What are you
    getting them down to? I had an old steel Centurion with steel Weinmann rims (wish I'd saved
    them, now!) tha...

  • Posted in thread: Who rides singlespeed and why? on 01-15-2013 at 05:24 PM
    It does feel nice to pick up a bike with just a pinky fingerI guess it depends on which bike
    you get or what frame and components you use. My steel-frame home builds are lighter than my
    aluminum-frame...

  • Posted in thread: Locking up your bike - Just how paranoid are you? on 01-04-2013 at 10:16 PM
    So, doesn't lugging around a 5 pound chain negate all the weight savings you've gained from
    expensive components? ;)Both of my road bikes are vintage steel-frame home-built single-speeds
    with lots of ...

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