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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:54 pm

Received a box today . Contained a Yellow Bundy track bike that I purchased from a fellow forumite. Will post pics in coming dayz.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby munga » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:02 pm

Slow6 wrote:Guess this falls under the ss category. used for leisurely jaunts following No1 son around on his balance bike and to throw on the train for the odd city trip.

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tell me more about the spring on the seatpost. i'd love one of those on my mtb (without paying through the nose for some modern swanky version).
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Slow6 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:27 pm

The Breeze and Angell Hite-Rite, iconic piece of 80's mountain bike kit

They come up on fleebay US pretty regularly.. I have a black spring race version (shorter travel) sitting in a drawer somewhere.

courtesy of http://www.mombat.org/

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby munga » Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:34 am

nice work. thank you, mate!
love your bike too, btw. the patina adds to the charm.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:02 pm

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Finished for now. Needs less chainring.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby dodgiebros » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:23 pm

nice 8) chainring looks fine :wink:
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby familyguy » Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:49 pm

The slight rises around here disagree with my knees when combined with this chainring. Plus the cranks spider is bent.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PeteV » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:01 pm

familyguy wrote:Image

Finished for now. Needs less chainring.

Jim


Looks great mate. That chainring screams "knee grinding goodness!"
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby HLC » Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:10 pm

+1

Only ring to ride in is the big dog!

Was disappointed when I had to go down from a 52 to a 49 chainring :( same ratio, 17/16t sprockets, but it looks less imposing :(
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby rustychisel » Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:06 am

HLC wrote:+1

Only ring to ride in is the big dog!

Was disappointed when I had to go down from a 52 to a 49 chainring :( same ratio, 17/16t sprockets, but it looks less imposing :(



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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:45 pm

BRLVR.v2 wrote:Received a box today . Contained a Yellow Bundy track bike that I purchased from a fellow forumite. Will post pics in coming dayz.


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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Dan » Thu Sep 20, 2012 5:50 pm

BRLVR.v2 wrote:Received a box today . Contained a Yellow Bundy track bike that I purchased from a fellow forumite. Will post pics in coming dayz.


That is gorgeous!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:22 pm

diggerdantheman wrote:
BRLVR.v2 wrote:Received a box today . Contained a Yellow Bundy track bike that I purchased from a fellow forumite. Will post pics in coming dayz.


That is gorgeous!


Rides even nicer than it looks too :D
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:01 pm

Preeeety :) .
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Slow6 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:09 pm

stunner!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby Dan » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:11 pm

BRLVR.v2 wrote:
diggerdantheman wrote:
BRLVR.v2 wrote:Received a box today . Contained a Yellow Bundy track bike that I purchased from a fellow forumite. Will post pics in coming dayz.


That is gorgeous!


Rides even nicer than it looks too :D


I'll bet. Hoping to give one a blast over the weekend...
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:18 pm

I know i've posted it before but i finally got around to putting the head badge on and taking a pic with the right saddle, and that's excuse enough for me :) .

1986 Dawes Shadow. I recently found out it's actually Reynolds 500, not 531, but i had the stickers lying around so thought what the hell. Absolutely love this bike, really smooth, handles well and goes like stink.

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And yea i know i need to trim that brake cable outer but the ziptie will do for now :) .
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PeteV » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:11 pm

BRLVR.v2 wrote:Received a box today . Contained a Yellow Bundy track bike that I purchased from a fellow forumite. Will post pics in coming dayz.


Well done Dave, looks great!
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby turbus » Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:29 pm

Still a work in progress.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:19 pm

turbus wrote:Still a work in progress.
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Nice, what make is it? And is it painted or powdercoat?
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby turbus » Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:20 pm

It a Protour Cavalier.Painted in a dark metallic green(looks light in the photo)
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:30 pm

Oh nice, i had a Protour a few years ago, it was a nice ride. Is that Sherwood metallic? I sprayed my Tom Wallace in that, looks really good in the sun.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PeteV » Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:20 am

Treated the commuter to a clean and covered up some of the paint chips it received when thrown into the bushes when I was hit by a car earlier this year. Also added new stem and bars I scored ridiculously cheap on fleabay.

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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:02 am

^^ looks like new, even the chain ring is pristine.
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Re: Post your Fixie piccies

Postby PeteV » Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:51 am

Lots of elbow grease, degreaser & a fortunate photo that doesn't show up all the dings!
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