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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:49 am

sparkly 8)
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby cray- » Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:58 pm

Scraper wrote:My Harrier carrier
ldrcycles wrote:Mate that is a fantastic photo 8) . The bike looks really nice too.

Yeah the bike's aight, but that is one magnificent sweater. :lol:
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Apollo3 » Mon Aug 20, 2012 7:55 pm

Cell Cileto frame plus parts from the Cell fixie (Wheels, Crank set, Handlebars, brake levers) and an old Giant (seat post and brakes) proper top tube cable brackets yet to arrive. Pazzaz stem which came with drop bars but decided on the flats. Maxxis re-fuse tyres. Seat found in a bike shops bargain bin.

Had 46x16 freewheel and fixed, I changed the freewheel to an Shimano 18 so I could actually ride it, I'm waiting on the 18 fixed gear to arrive still.

Not the cheapest fixie - $250 frame, $250 donor cell fixie plus the other bought bits - but I had fun building it and I love riding it.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby yehuwdiy » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:25 pm

Very nice, looks rideable not suicidal - a fine line! You running fixed or single? I'm partial to single over fixed for commuting - but hey each to their own :P
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:51 pm

Apollo3 wrote:but I had fun building it and I love riding it.


And that's what it's all about :D .
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby jaseyjase » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:42 pm

The cell ciletto is one of the more nicer 'low end' steel lugged frames, very under rated imo.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PANZR » Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:29 pm

I found an XL sized 80's road frame to suit my height better than my other bikes, so I built another Gulf bike...vulgar, yes but, well...it's done now

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby yehuwdiy » Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:34 pm

+1 gah-zillion points for attention to detail...I wonder how many people noticed that you even rotated to the wheels so that both valves were at TDC for the photo :mrgreen: Regardless of individual taste you can't argue with the quality of the finish. Very nice indeed.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:17 pm

Damn right it's vulgar, and i vibe hella! :)
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby LoveB » Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:05 pm

I've always wanted to do a gulf style paint job :( maybe in the future. the one I have in mind now is purple. lol

I've got a frame and a rear wheel at the moment
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thats about it. lol I'll do a build thread when I put the bike together in Manila. however on saturday I'm picking up a schwinn fixie.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PeteV » Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:33 pm

:shock: WOW, that orange REALLY stands out! :mrgreen:
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PANZR » Sun Aug 26, 2012 1:55 pm

PeteV wrote:WOW, that orange REALLY stands out!



Indeed

Here's my original Gulf bike...not quite so loud

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:29 pm

Scrounged the parts boxes for parts to create a suitably hideous beater:
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And no, I'm not going to be running it 52/16 fixed! Going to source a 44/46T ring for it.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PANZR » Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:49 pm

familyguy wrote:And no, I'm not going to be running it 52/16 fixed!




Nice ride

52:16 is a great ratio IMO
I used to ride it fixed as a courier and loved the speed but, after riding about 80-100km a day over 10 hours, my knees are knackered so I'm now riding 44:16 free-wheel :(
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby yehuwdiy » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:13 pm

What frame is that?
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Sun Aug 26, 2012 9:29 pm

Mine?

Was (in the ebay ad):
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Then:
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https://picasaweb.google.com/slartybart ... directlink

Now, as you see it. Paint stripper, sandpaper, rattlecans, time.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Slow6 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 12:21 pm

My first serious attempt at something I can use on local trails and an attempt to beat off the winter flab.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Sun Sep 02, 2012 3:45 pm

Bam, thats one straight out of the MTB museum innit?! Very nice.

In other news, moar hideous-ness:
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Had to put the Suntour Sprint cranks on it, cause the Edge cranks didn't give me the right chainline on that BB. 52T ring for now, till I get a 46.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:31 pm

Slow6 wrote:My first serious attempt at something I can use on local trails and an attempt to beat off the winter flab.

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That's too good to get dirty Bro!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Hamster » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:54 am

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Not yet finished. The cable ties on the top tube need replacing with proper cable clamps and the brakes replaces with some with a longer reach.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:59 pm

I thought those Evil Residents were made to suit 39-49mm calipers, but I guess you couldn't run guards if they were. Is it just me or is it a tiny-bit-sloping TT?

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Hamster » Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:02 pm

familyguy wrote:I thought those Evil Residents were made to suit 39-49mm calipers, but I guess you couldn't run guards if they were. Is it just me or is it a tiny-bit-sloping TT?

Jim


I can tell you as a fact that standard Tiagra brakes don't fit (unless you want the calipers working on your tyres. I have some 57mm Miche calipers on order from Wiggle which should fit. There is a slight down slope on the top-tube. As the brakes aren't working I haven't really ridden it, except for up and down the drive but it feels light (around 10 kg), fast and comfortable.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:08 pm

Diggin that colour hamster. Looks cool.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Slow6 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:07 pm

BRLVR.v2 wrote:
Slow6 wrote:My first serious attempt at something I can use on local trails and an attempt to beat off the winter flab.

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That's too good to get dirty Bro!


Too good NOT to get dirty :twisted:

Thanks for the comments, I have only just discovered this thread as a result of playing with single speed the last few weeks, great thread! all tastes and eccentricities seem to be magnified with this ss/fixie lark.. much fun, soooo many stunning/fun/crazy/scary pictures, Love it!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:33 pm

Slow6 wrote:
BRLVR.v2 wrote:
Slow6 wrote:My first serious attempt at something I can use on local trails and an attempt to beat off the winter flab.

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That's too good to get dirty Bro!


Too good NOT to get dirty :twisted:

Thanks for the comments, I have only just discovered this thread as a result of playing with single speed the last few weeks, great thread! all tastes and eccentricities seem to be magnified with this ss/fixie lark.. much fun, soooo many stunning/fun/crazy/scary pictures, Love it!


This is worth a look if you havn't seen it yet. Some nice MTB's http://www.cyclofiend.com/ssg/all/index.html
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