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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

Frame:
Dawes SST

Fork/Headset:
Retrogression straight CroMo Cane Creek S-3 Headset

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

Pedals:
Rock Bros generic mtb flat pedals.....eBay special

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
19t/ SRAM 34t & BBG CX bashring/Sram PC1

Derailleurs/Shifters:
2speed Coaster 48"65"

Handlebars/Stem:
90mm Truvativ stem 7º rise Sunlite Northroad Touring Cult Vans Grips Eastern Barends

Saddle/Seatpost:
Generic Collar, Spot seat and Post

Brakes:
Rear Coaster

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

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Sun CR18 Sram Automatix Hub/24T Michelin City tire

Accessories:
Profile Racing Kage Japanese Bell SKS mudguard Planet Bike Splashguard Wald 137GB basket Sunlite rear view mirror

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
  8. Grocery Getter

Current Stage Info:

Simplified

Added by Xgecko. Last updated about 5 years ago.

4 Comments

Scrodzilla

Scrodzilla says:

Dude...that back tire is gnarly!

Posted over 10 years ago

Xgecko

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 over 10 years ago

sloman

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 over 10 years ago

Xgecko

Xgecko says:

It gets stripped and repainted this winter...

Posted over 10 years ago