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single speed conversion

Matt NMatt N Posts: 160
edited September 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
Thinking of converting an 06 hardtail with pretty low spec drivetrain to a singlespeed for the winter. Has anyone converted a bike before and if so any chance of a quick run down of what conversion kit and/or other bits are best to use. Thanks a lot, matt
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  • I did this last year with an old Claud Butler bike that I had, and while I don't have it running now (due to building a new SS), I found the following kit to be fine as a starter.

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    SS Inbred
    Mongoose Teocali Super
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    Matt N wrote:
    Thinking of converting an 06 hardtail with pretty low spec drivetrain to a singlespeed for the winter. Has anyone converted a bike before and if so any chance of a quick run down of what conversion kit and/or other bits are best to use. Thanks a lot, matt

    yep its all in the FAQs.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
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