Another Single Speed Project…Red Rocket!

First I want to apologize for not posting actual pictures of my newest project bike, well its all due to my camera taking dump and its at the shop being repaired. Anyhow, I started a new single speed project bike that involves the color RED! Just to give you a hint on one of the …

Yess Pro(ETR-V Vertical Chain Tensioner) Full Suspension Single Speed Tensioner Review

I’ve been riding with the Yess Pro for about 5 months. It’s been installed on two different bike and ridden all over the place. When I first started my full suspension single speed project, people had told me about the Yess Pro tensioner. In fact Pricepoint.com sell this item for $54.98. Originally I set up …

Thanks to the dude on the Single Speed

This past weekend, as you may have read in Moe’s pictorial ride report that we rode Aliso Woods. On our way down to a place called Dripping Cave, we stopped to rest and wait for the remainder of our group to catch up. As we were waiting this guy on a green single speed muscles …

Another Single Speed Conversion

Loyal reader Joe “Hard Charger” recently contacted me about his newest Full Suspension Single Speed Project. He told me that he used the Yess Pro tensioner like the one I used for my FS/SS. Here’s the finished results: Intense Tracer Yess Pro Tensioner Man this thing looks sharp… Bookmark It Hide Sites

Sette Reken Single Speed Build Complete

This morning I got up around 5:30am just so I can put on the finishing touches on the Sette Reken frame. Magally of Pricepoint.com sent me this frame so we can show our readers that you can easily build a single speed bike for allot less than what people think. First of all this frame …

I’m learning something about single speed mountain biking

Well for one, it’s pushing me to go beyond my limits…which in turn has and still causes me to throw up. On our weekly night ride, Moe, Priscilla and I hit the local trail to get some miles in. In previous weeks I couldn’t clear some of the hills, but this evening, I cleared some …

Has my single speed made me faster?

From what other folks that I ride with have told me, yes it has. Priscilla, Khoa, and even our very own Speedy Gonzales, Jeremy recently told me that I’m faster on my single speed. Moe, with his new 29er single speed has seen the same benefit as I have. Here’s why I think I’m faster. …

Full Suspension Single Speed Update

Pricepoint.com stepped up and sent me the Sette Single Speed Conversion Kit. I received it Friday and I was riding on it on Saturday and Sunday. I’m happy to report after riding with the Sette Single Speed kit, I didn’t experience skipping or any type of issues with the drive train. I used the 18t …

RL’s Pet Project: Full Suspension Single Speed Bike-Maiden Voyage

I think I’m done with my bike, meaning I don’t need to tweak it any more. I installed a KMC chain that I had in the garage, though its vintage, its brand new. I took the advice of Jack “Ghost Rider” Sweeney and use a 3/32″ 6-8 speed chain. Doing so actually eliminated my chain …