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PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:59 pm 
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ArferBar wrote:
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This is my current commuter. 60 miles p/week through the mean streets of london


Still to do
-chop steerer
-pave tyres for winter

Current weight 5714g





whats the rear wheel???

are you commuting on tubs????

london is my favorite place to cycle, im there reguarly


Rear is Archtek 38mm laced with competition spokes to an american classic hub. Commuting on tubs no problem but the tyres (conti comp) are wearing out a little fast. Where abouts are you based?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:42 pm 
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im based in oxford and am almost singlely running fixed gear oxford (which doesnt really exist)

looks like a zipp up front??

do you skip or skid on the tubs?? or just resist the drive big time??

im coming to london on sunday night for a few days, you may see my blasting my way from marble arch to BOW sunday night scalping evvveerrrryyyoonneeee.... haha

youll find my vids on youtube if you type in 'fixed gear oxford cinelli mash'


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:46 pm 
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Hi

I just built her up after having my Cervelo R2.5 frame repaired.Image
Cervelo R2.5 frame,Paul Rear Hubs with Zipp rims,Campagnolo Chorus 172 50t,Surly 19t

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:51 pm 
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I guess your using a magic gear?? With those dropouts, I like Paul hubs but I didn't get one as thy have problems, is that all 3/32? Change the saddle reckon, a boat anchor on a carbon frame


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:54 pm 
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Nice, but how do you tension the chain?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 7:21 pm 
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Man, didn't expect to see a R2.5 fixed :O


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:53 am 
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ArferBar wrote:
I guess your using a magic gear?? With those dropouts, I like Paul hubs but I didn't get one as thy have problems, is that all 3/32? Change the saddle reckon, a boat anchor on a carbon frame



I have 3 road frames so I decided to make this one a fixie. Got lucky with the 50/19 combo.When I push the chain down it drops less than a cm.I agree saddle is porky.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:56 am 
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I didn't even notice this thread existed. Some cool bikes here! I like the Makino a page or so back.

I haven't posted any of my bikes because none are WW material :( Here are a few for this thread though...

Bareknuckle
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My old commuter
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Custom Jonny Cycles (build inspired by my old dog)
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Nagasawa
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:41 pm 
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here's my Alien V3 stealth machine

Changes regularly as I'm trying different bars- 33cm alpinas have gone, now on 35cm nitto which seems to do the trick.
2nd pic is getting ready to start the kilo at nationals with my pals front disc. Unfortunately the kilo was first event and they still had the doors open to let people in so the air was gusting round the track and the front disc was a nightmare!


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:03 pm 
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ArferBar wrote:
I like Paul hubs but I didn't get one as thy have problems.

What are you talking about?


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 2:43 am 
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fanboy wrote:
This is my current commuter. 60 miles p/week through the mean streets of london


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Still to do
-chop steerer
-pave tyres for winter

Current weight 5714g



love it!


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inthedrops wrote:
I didn't even notice this thread existed. Some cool bikes here! I like the Makino a page or so back.

I haven't posted any of my bikes because none are WW material :( Here are a few for this thread though...

Bareknuckle
Image

My old commuter
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Custom Jonny Cycles (build inspired by my old dog)
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Nagasawa
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Awesome collection. I really like the Nagasawa and Jonny Cycles bike


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:13 pm 
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@inthedrops - that's an awesome collection. And here's to your Italian Greyhound!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:56 am 
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Here is my Langster I recently built up.
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New saddle, bars and now all polished componentry- recently sold.

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