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Jeeves: English 3-speed to Fixed Conversion

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Royce Union: three speed 60s-70s?

stock North Road bars : sometimes reversed for ghetto drops

stock steel fork: springy and comfortable

Shimano Deore LX hub, DT swiss spokes, Alex DM18 rim

Surly New fixed/free hub, DT swiss double-butted spokes, sunrims SL1 aero rim

Stock cottered cranks, cup and cone bottom bracket

Stock sprung saddle, steel post

rat cages, stock 3-speed chain as far as I know

46/18 EAI track cog

Jeeves: My awesome, mostly retro conversion, from 26 x 1 3/8 english three-speed to 700c fixed gear. These were my first wheels I laced up and they came out awesome. With the new wheelset and brakes the difference is like night and day.

I still can use the three speed wheel for getting groceries, but the rear brake doesn't work. ( well I don't need the rear brake with the fixed and it kinda rubs the tire until i get a drop bolt... so the rear brake is really only an emergency brake as it is)

This is an AWESOME cruiser for around town and all... and you can stand up and sprint up hills pretty well too with the 46/18 ratio; though you can do some speed/distance on it too. ( I made it through the Wolfpack's Century ride on good old Jeeves, even though I'd only expected 25 miles or so...)

People who friended this bike CONDENADO, nklatt, theflyingdutchman, bio9, van


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