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Austro-Damlier fixie(6 posts)

Austro-Damlier fixieukiahbill
Feb 26, 2003 11:46 AM
Just built this up from a yard sale bike, has a nice old DB 531 frame, an Avocet crankset, Superbe brake(s), and ancient Phil Wood hubs w/ bolts. Took all the cogs off the Suntour freewheel, put the 18T back on, and welded the freewheel together...the chainline is almost right. Total cost for conversion so far is $5 for BMX chainring bolts...but plan to buy or build a proper FG rear wheel if I end up riding it a lot.
good onemadstork
Feb 26, 2003 12:17 PM
That is a great yard sale find! Phil track hubs - what a bonus!
Very cool, and at an excellent price! -nmTig
Feb 26, 2003 7:24 PM
Feb 26, 2003 8:45 PM
Reminds me a lot of my Bianchi fixie. Are those 27' wheels? That's a BIG frame!
thanks...wheels are indeed 27" and frame is 25"(nm)ukiahbill
Feb 27, 2003 9:20 AM
re: Austro-Damlier fixieblownpupil
Mar 3, 2003 6:39 PM
Cool! I thought I was the only one w/ an Austro-Daimler Fixie. It's my first road bike, bought it in high school in NYC about 1980. A lot of A.D.'s in the city back then. This bike has followed me through many years and I'll probably never let it go. I'll post a pic soon.