I bought a new bike- Gravity Deadeye Single Speed Fat Tire Bike

About a week ago, I got into a bidding war on eBay for a new Gravity Deadeye Single Speed Fat Tire Bike. Normally these sell on BikesDirect.com for about $299. Since I felt that I was getting a good deal, I kept bidding. I won the auction at $220 shipped. The bike arrived at my …

My turn to ride the Nashbar Bee’s Knees 650b Single Speed!

This past rainy weekend was my turn to ride the Nashbar Bee’s Knees I have dubbed “Tweena”.  If you don’t get it, its because its “between a 26 and a 29″.  The frame is a and small at 5’9” and the Bee’s Knees felt like a BMX bike underneath me.  And as expected, the cockpit …

Nashbar Bee’s Knees 650b Single Speed

One of the newest bikes to arrive for testing at MtnBikeRiders.com is this little steel beauty. This is the Nashbar Bee’s Knees Single Speed 650b. Product description: The new 650b mountain bikes are the next big thing and the Nashbar Bee’s Knees Single Speed 650b mountain bike is a perfect example of why. The Bee’s …

Single Speed Soma Supdate

Get it? Supdate…Like S as in Single Speed Soma…but since Update doesn’t start with S, I threw it in there. But then it makes it like a double meaning, Sup’ as in “What’s up” but combined with Update becomes Supdate as if I was saying “What’s Up, here’s an update!” Aye…nevermind, if I have to …

Rigid Single Speed Update, Right-Sizing

This week I worked on right-sizing the steerer tube on my carbon fork and the width of my handlebars.  On my last update (#1) I wasn’t quite sure which handlebar/stem to use.  I’ve decided to give the KORE Torsion Bar and B52 stem a try.  Stock length of the Torsion Bar was at 800mm, so …

Update #1 – Rigid Single Speed project

Hey folks, this is an update on my rigid singlespeed project.  I started this in beginning of November.  Since then, I’ve received a significant piece for the build.  From SASO, is a rigid Carbon fork.  The fork has carbon fiber legs/stanchions as well as a carbon steerer tube.  The unit weighs in at 1.64 lbs – …

New Rigid Single Speed project

For my birthday last month, my fiancé bought me a Zion 660 EBB (eccentric bottom bracket) frame from Jenson USA.  At first, I wasn’t quite sure which route I wanted to build the bike – either Rigid SS, SS w/suspension or a 1×9.  Unsure for awhile, I even thought about returning the frame and save …

Wheels Manufacturing SSK3 Single Speed Conversion Kit

Wheels Manufacturing just sent us this nice little set up, its the SSK3 It comes with all you see here, Spacers (6), Chainguides (2),1 mm Shims (2)16t Cog (1). The thing that caught my attention would be the chain guides…cool eh? I’ll be slapping this kit on soon and see how well it does. Stay …

Red Rocket Single Speed Update

I had to borrow the camera at work to get these shots for you folks. Sheck it out! Here’s the specs: SID Race fork Shimano DX SPD pedals Alex Wheels BBG Bash Guard-Red! Sette Single Speed Tensioner Sette Single Speed Conversion Kit AVID Single Digit 5 Vbrakes TruVativ Cranks, 170mm Sweetskinz Eclipse Tires Bookmark It …