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Schwinn Le Tour SS

Bike tags: Single speed | 58cm | schwinn | Singlespeed
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Schwinn Le Tour 58cm

3T Tecno Tubo Turino handlebars

Stock fork, headset pieced together at the community bike shop

Sun Rims M13II

Sun Rims M13II

Bontrager ISIS Drive cranks and bottom bracket

San Marco seat, stock seat post

SR SP-150 Pedals, SRAM chain

44T Chainring, 20T Free Wheel Cog, Surly Singleator Chain Tensioner

This will be my first single speed bike. Becuase it only has vertical dropouts I've ordered a Surly Singleator. Unfortunately I'll have to deal with the singlespeed rather than fixie until I can either get one of the ENO hubs or a different frame as mentioned below.

UPDATE: Finally got the bike built. It rides well, I need to adjust the brakes a bit but since today was the first day of riding it, I think it went rather well.

People who friended this bike beakgeek, CONDENADO, mastronaut, cannonhugodale, ewave111


A chain tensioner such as a Singleator will only work with a SS. The back-pressure involved in riding fixed does not allow for the use of a tensioner.

I was afraid of that, I am

I was afraid of that, I am getting a flip flop hub as Mr. Peppermint suggested so I'll deal with the singlespeed until I can find/afford a frame with horizontal dropouts.



You need eccentric rear hub ENO. Yep.


Is not a flip-flop, its gonna let you use the vert dropouts...go looky here & see:

wow, thanks!

That is cool!

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