FF SS=Foul Farters Shit Shrine?
FF SS=Flippin' Funky Super Stoked?
FF SS=Fat Fuckers Super Slow?
FF SS=Fetish Fixation Single Speed!
Here she is:
Here's the build on the FF SS:
Frame: Fetish Fixation
Fork: Rock Shox Reba U-Turn w/Poploc
Rims/Hubs: Sun SOS
Brakes: Avid Mechanical
Tires: Continental Survival Pro’s
Cranks: Bontrager Big Earl
Chain: KMC Z Chain
Bars: Answer Pro Taper
Brake levers: Shimano XT*
*Formerly XT w/shifter pods; pods were ground off
I've had her finished for a couple of weeks now and I've been flogging the dog piss out of her. To be honest I wasn't 100% sure just how much I'd like to ride SS but the thought and simplicity of having a bike like this just seemed to make too much sense and to be too cool; especially given my despise of broken/mangled/mal-adjusted derailleurs. It's not a true "hardcore" SS since it's got a suspension fork on it, but for those that insist that a true SS must be rigid...bite me. I've got about 12 hours of trail riding on her and about 5 hours of urban riding and I can't put my finger on exactly what it is but I'm digging it. The poor Heckler has just been hanging there sadly. Not that I haven't ridden her it's just been too much fun riding the new bike. And when I did ride the Heckler the shock let me know that she needs some factory lovin'; so I'll be sending it off for a little TLC and a not so extreme makeover. Most of the parts for this bike came off of eBay, a few came from stuff laying around, a few off the Heckler, (which got upgraded with eBay goodies), and a few from the LBS. (See T-Town link on the sidebar.)
While I could go on and on about the trail rides I'll spare y'all this time. I will say this though; I've had a complete and utter blast the last two rides ridin' with my new trail homie; Ralphie! This energetic fuck is just laying around today totally spent with a little limp to his giddy'up. I'm pretty sure he crashed on the lip buster descent; sorry I didn't get to see it, but then again David didn't get to see it when I ate shit on it either.
Lovin' this ride makes owning one of these a distinct possibility:
Steel+29'er+SS at only $495! Schaawiiinnggg!