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Early-mid 90s Dark Green Gary Fisher Aquila MTB Singlespeed / Fixed Gear Conversion (Eno eccentric hub)

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Gary Fisher Aquila ("Opti-butted" cro-mo)

Trek System 4 (7075 aluminum, 22" / 560mm); Stock stem

Stock

Stock (Shimano STX hub; alloy rim)

White Industries Eno hub (flip-flop fixed / freewheel); Sun rim

Stock (Shimano STX 175m crank with Hyperdrive chainring; big ring had to be bolted to smaller ring due to funny spider)

Brooks B17; Stock aluminum post

Odyssey "Svelte Comp" pedals, chain = whatever Lee slapped on there

42 / 16 (both fixed gear and freewheel)

Singlespeed / fixed gear flip-flip using Eno eccentric hub. This was my commuter bike for undergrad, grad school, grad school again, and then work, in three different cities. I'm really attached to this bike. Looks so different without gears, rack and milk crate.

Not sure what to do about the paint -- it's pretty trashed but I hate to paint over the cool green (I'll have to take a pic in the sun -- depth of color doesn't show here). Leather Brooks grips (bought on eBay -- seller says these are discarded prototypes for the Japanese market -- who knows?). Lee at East Side Pedal Pushers did the conversion (thanks Lee).

People who friended this bike Big Baby D, timothye, Hyde, SkylerHewitt, matti, trackmarks

NICE OLD SCHOOL BIKE

Mongoose Man KEEP THE GREEN



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