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ChiMun_Fixie

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Sole (The Micklish)/52cm/2010

BMX/Sole

Sole, Lugged Crown Fork, Threadless/Neco

Unknown/Quando/Double Walled ‘Deep Dish’ 35MM/Chao_Yang 700x23c

Flip Flop – Fixed/Single Speed 16T/Quando/Double Walled ‘Deep Dish’ 35MM/Chao_Yang 700x23c

Lasco 170 MM, Alloy 48T, with 5 Bolt chainring/Sealed Cartridge

WTB Speed/Sole 25.4 X 300MM

Wellgo/KMC Z410 98 Links

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Front Brake (Radius Dual Caliper)-Rear Brake (Tekno Quartz Dual Caliper)

unknown/Total Weight: 25 Pounds/Valve: Presta

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I looked at alot of used fixies, but came across this one, from a owner in a neighboring city 3rd owner of this bike aptly named "Chi Mun". I grabbed this one from a CS user on CS (Craigslist). I have put 160 miles on it so far, and have owned it for 2.5 months. New to the fixie scene. My roommate has a custom Wabi, and wanted to get a bike that was a fixie/hybrid. The rear tire has both a fixed and non-fixed gear, so all I have to do is flip it around. I added the rear brake. I will submit more pics in due time... Any tips are greatly appreciated.

People who friended this bike campystamp, kabren, phixie89

Keep the brake on the front only . . .

From what I have read, the front brake does most of the stopping anyway.

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Brakes

Gotcha

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Yes that is true your front

Yes that is true your front brake does most of the stoping power,it's bacuase all your momentum is going forward and the brake is in front of most of the weight so, but for some reason our rear brakes ware out faster.

That's also why almost every

That's also why almost every thing with disc brakes has larger ones up front, same with mortorcycles but they usaly have 2 huge disc up front and a tiny rear brake. (it's the same with cars big upfront smaller in the rear)

frame?

are sure thats a leader looks more like a sole fixie which im pretty sure it is

Sole

Yup Yup, you are right. Not a Leader - Sole

Thanks! The owner I bought it from did NOT know what he was talking aboot. But he did admit that he was not 100% sure.

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Frame

I am not 100% Sure. The previous owner stated that the guy he bought it from said it was a Leader. Any ideas on how I can be 100% on this?

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Take off back brake, learn

Take off back brake, learn to speed check, take off front brake.. In that order.

I am thinking to remove the

I am thinking to remove the brakes as soon as I learn to balance my body on the front. I originally had one brake, but many people told me to use two.

Appreciate the feedback ;)

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Keep the brakes

Keep the brakes

So far

The Brakes HAVE helped me, on steep hills. Esp in Manhattan Beach, CA!

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there is no good reason to

there is no good reason to run brakeless one the streets.

Just take off the back break

Just take off the back break

front and rear brakes is

front and rear brakes is boss, keep them on.



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