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LOOK KG86 carbon single speed- My latest ride.(11 posts)

LOOK KG86 carbon single speed- My latest ride.Dave Hickey
Oct 8, 2002 9:02 AM
Here is my latest project. The frame is a 1988 LOOK KG86 Hinault frame. I replaced the old TVT carbon fork with a newer carbon straight blade. Wheels are Velocity Aerohead with NOS Dura Ace 7600 high flange track hubs. Crankset is NOS Dura Ace 7600 170mm arms. Gearing is 45T chainring with a 17T Shimano BMX freewheel. Headset, brakeset and seatpost for Dura Ace 7400 series. Saddle and bottle cage are Specialized. Pedals are LOOK Jalabert PP396. Total weight of bikes is 16.5lbs. If I had to keep only one bike, this would be it.
A couple more details.....Dave Hickey
Oct 8, 2002 9:03 AM
very nice one questionbigrider
Oct 8, 2002 9:06 AM
Really nice ride. How long is the dropout? I can't tell from the pic.
Very short. It's a semi verticle dropout.Dave Hickey
Oct 8, 2002 9:08 AM
With the gearing I have, there is plenty of room for chain tension. I could go with a 16t or an 18t and it would still work fine
I thought it was shortbigrider
Oct 8, 2002 9:20 AM
I didn't know if you had that cam axle system that I saw on the internet that permits you to tighten up the chain on a vertical dropout. That is a very cool and light bike. My fixed is over 19 pounds. BTW the welded freehub I am using in the rear is doing well so far with a 100 miles on it.
Here is pic of the semi-vertical dropoutDave Hickey
Oct 8, 2002 9:33 AM
You guys have the neatest toys!PEDDLEFOOT
Oct 8, 2002 10:58 AM
Very Very Nice !! (nm)flying
Oct 8, 2002 11:06 AM
well worth the wait ..... nice work dave.Spirito
Oct 8, 2002 2:05 PM
the bike is SUPER. definately one to keep and i really like the way its built up.

congrats and i hope your miles are plenty.
Sweet, Dave.look271
Oct 9, 2002 9:30 AM
Where'd you find the frame?
I bought it on Ebay about 6 months ago. nmDave Hickey
Oct 9, 2002 10:08 AM