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Fixed Gear

Postby Steviebike » 08 Nov 2011, 21:50

I'm interested if anyone knows where to buy a fixed gear road bike in Taiwan?

Not a silly one, meant as a fashionable ride but, one that has brakes (so I can stop) and a road going geometry (as opposed to velodrome).

Only choice I've seen so far is the Specialized Langster...

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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby hugachuga » 26 Nov 2011, 23:14

Met Ben the owner of Bears Bike at the Super 8 race.

http://bears-bike.com

He was talking about his bikes and he has got a good following and good looking bikes too.

Maybe that's what you are looking for. Tell him I referred you, maybe get a good deal.

Let me know if it works out.
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby Steviebike » 26 Nov 2011, 23:37

Thanks, will have a look.
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby landshark » 02 Dec 2011, 17:27

Steviebike wrote:I'm interested if anyone knows where to buy a fixed gear road bike in Taiwan?

Not a silly one, meant as a fashionable ride but, one that has brakes (so I can stop) and a road going geometry (as opposed to velodrome).

Only choice I've seen so far is the Specialized Langster...

Cheers
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There is a great shop in Taipei that specializes in fixed gear bikes. They just built up my frame 2 weeks ago. Check outhttp://breakbrake17.com/v1/. Let me know what you think.
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby Steviebike » 02 Dec 2011, 23:15

Hey,

Thanks for that. I've heard of breakbrake they build street fixed gear bikes (good ones). I'm after a road geometry fixed gear. Like a normal road bike but, fixed! Think mudguards and frame fitted pumps.
Same goes for Bear Bikes, they build street fixed gear, which is great and good fun but for riding 50 miles at my age?! I really like the fixed/street scene though. You seen Fixed Gear Girl Taiwan website?
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Postby landshark » 03 Dec 2011, 03:16

Steviebike wrote:Hey,

Thanks for that. I've heard of breakbrake they build street fixed gear bikes (good ones). I'm after a road geometry fixed gear. Like a normal road bike but, fixed! Think mudguards and frame fitted pumps.
Same goes for Bear Bikes, they build street fixed gear, which is great and good fun but for riding 50 miles at my age?! I really like the fixed/street scene though. You seen Fixed Gear Girl Taiwan website?


I'll have to check out her site. I think you would like my fixed gear bike. I'll post photos once i figure out how to on this site.
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby Steviebike » 03 Dec 2011, 11:31

Post pics please! Always like to see peoples bikes.
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby landshark » 03 Dec 2011, 16:21

Steviebike wrote:Post pics please! Always like to see peoples bikes.


I have posted some on my Flickr page: www.flickr.com/photos/71294431@N02/?saved=1

Let me know what you think?
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby Steviebike » 03 Dec 2011, 20:29

Oh snap! Just replied on another thread you have going. Like it.
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Re: Fixed Gear

Postby landshark » 03 Dec 2011, 22:19

Steviebike wrote:Oh snap! Just replied on another thread you have going. Like it.


Thanks, I'll have to check out all of those links. Any picts. of your bikes?
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