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Anyone running fixed rear/freewheel front?

Discussion in 'Trials' started by kicknitLivE, Dec 4, 2005.

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  1. kicknitLivE

    kicknitLivE Monkey

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    Wondering if anyone has this setup, or can provide input on the pro's or cons. I dont see much difference between this and a freewheel on the back/chainring on front.

    Also wondering if running a trials ss is a good idea.
     
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    There are several people that run a fixed gear in the rear. The advantage is that you don't have to worry about the rear blowing out. Parts in the front are larger... etc.

    SS isn't a bad idea at all. infact, being able to have a king cog in the rear adds to the over-all strength to the system. Just know what you want for gearing ahead of time.
     
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    BTW, go to www.observedtrials.net for more info. There are a lot of Boulder based members in the forum anyway.
     
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    kicknitLivE Monkey

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    thanks for the info:thumb:
     
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    also by doing ffw you can run an overall smaller drivetrain (18t front) for more clearance. thats almost exclusively what is run for mod.
     
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    Just got my 15t King cog to go on my King hub,.. now I need to find some Tensile cranks to throw an 18t fixxed cog onto.