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Want to buy a fixer?

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posted by Steven M. Johnson on Jun 2 1997 06:37A to Internet-BOB

Want a fixed gear, but don't want the hassle of building one?
There is a local company here producing a 74 degree parallel
fixed gear bike, in c-c sizes 19.3, 21, 22.8 inches. Their web page

Spring Cleaning

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posted by Steven M. Johnson on Apr 9 1997 07:09P to Internet-BOB

This time of year people are cleaning out garages, attics
and storage sheds. Old bicycles and parts are showing up all over
(no I do not pick through garbage, much). I saw a very dusty, little
My secret weapon has always been the "Checkered
Flag Special." An article in "Bicycling!" April 1965 by
Charles R. Siple reveals how it works. The BB axle drives

Fixed Gear - LONG

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posted by Steven M. Johnson on Mar 19 1997 08:02P to Internet-BOB

FIXED GEAR
Through my attempts at racing in the late 70s, on into the early 80s,
the other racers would talk about "the book from Italy." In this special

Powertrain Problems

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posted by Steven M. Johnson on Feb 22 1997 03:07P to Internet-BOB

Today a friend of mine in the local cycling club had me come
over to look at problem he was having with his new used Kestrel.
When his chain was on the small chainring (39t), it rubbed the large
In 1983 I bought a Trek 560 with a Helicomatic. It was fun to
play with, could not get the bearings adjusted right on the hub. I was
racing and working in a bike shop at the time. As soon as a used
Edward,
Good advice, if you can assume you know a competent bike
shop. In my area there are thirteen bike shops, none of which

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posted by Steven M. Johnson on Sep 11 1996 02:47P to Internet-BOB

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posted by Steven M. Johnson on Sep 10 1996 06:53P to Internet-BOB

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