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Gecko's Evolving townie

I started with a Dawes SST Fixie 4 years ago and as things have worn out I have replaced them the only things left (other than the fame) from the original bike are the front hub and the seat clamp

Dawes SST

Retrogression straight CroMo Cane Creek S-3 Headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Cooks Bro's RSR/ Shimano UN55

MKS GR-10 pedals, Pake double steel toeclips, 1/8" double straps

19T/ Porkchop 43T & BBG CX bashring/KMC 810SL

2speed Coaster 60"/83"

90mm Truvativ stem 7ยบ rise Dimension 30mm Riser Bar Cult Vans Grips Eastern Barends

Generic Collar, FSA SL-280 Selle Italia Flite 1990 saddle

SRAM Apex front brake w/Kool stop Salmon pads Cane Creek Cross lever Rear Coaster

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun CR18 Formula hub Michelin City tire

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun CR18 Sram Automatix Hub/19T Michelin City tire

Profile Racing cage KleanKanteen GreenGuru saddlebag BBB Headset Spacer Bell Sigma BC1606L speedometer SKS mudguard Planet Bike Splashguard Wald 137GB basket

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 2
  3. Stage 3
  4. Winter
  5. fall
  6. Little things change as you get older
  7. Regular commuting

Current Stage Info:

I have enjoyed commuting once or twice a week so I added a basket instead of carrying a backpack/messenger bag

Added by Xgecko. Last updated 8 months ago.



Scrodzilla says:

Dude...that back tire is gnarly!

Posted almost 5 years ago


Xgecko says:

yeah and LOUD....plush as the ride was the noise was annoying. it sits in my garage as an example to me that bigger isn't always better

Posted almost 5 years ago


sloman says:

The Dawes frame is prob the most under rated frame on the market. this one looks great and that's the way to build,upgrade as needed.enjoy

Posted almost 5 years ago


Xgecko says:

It gets stripped and repainted this winter...

Posted almost 5 years ago