Fixin the Fixie (ORBO)

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I picked up this SS/ fixie bike to try the fixed gear thing. Aaaand it isn't for me hahaha.
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I gave it a bit of a make over, as i really didn't like the white on white on white. But just wasn't feeling the love
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So I threw a couple bmx parts at it just for a bit of fun
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Hmm, better, but still not there.
At this point, I stripped the bike for the white components formy Raleigh build for RRBBO16. And put the frame and fork aside.
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So that brings us to today. Whilst scouting through the parts pile for parts for a MBBO bike, I spotted the old fixie frame. I squinted a bit, and thought hmm, That might just work.
So I made a couple cuts to see if it's viable.
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Bit of a cut here, and a cut there.
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Bit of a notch
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Yeah, that might just work.

Hang on, I came out to the shed to start a mbbo. .... it hahaha. I'll try again for that in a few days.
 

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I picked up this SS/ fixie bike to try the fixed gear thing. Aaaand it isn't for me hahaha.
View attachment 176624I gave it a bit of a make over, as i really didn't like the white on white on white. But just wasn't feeling the loveView attachment 176625
So I threw a couple bmx parts at it just for a bit of funView attachment 176626
Hmm, better, but still not there.
At this point, I stripped the bike for the white components formy Raleigh build for RRBBO16. And put the frame and fork aside. View attachment 176628
So that brings us to today. Whilst scouting through the parts pile for parts for a MBBO bike, I spotted the old fixie frame. I squinted a bit, and thought hmm, That might just work.
So I made a couple cuts to see if it's viable. View attachment 176636
Bit of a cut here, and a cut there. View attachment 176637
Bit of a notch
View attachment 176635
Yeah, that might just work.

Hang on, I came out to the shed to start a mbbo. .... it hahaha. I'll try again for that in a few days.
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I have a pair of 700C white tires and non-matching rims, and they seem huge compared to my usual stock of 24" rims and tires - but if you had not said I would never have guessed your wheels are as large as they are!
 
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That paintshop is so much like mine!

Let's see....

whiteboard, check!
whiteboard marker, check!

Well, ok, not quite the same - so much space and stands on which to mount things, I love it.
 

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