Road Bike Single Speed Conversions

If you have a road or track bike with 700c or 27" wheels then in order to convert it to a single speed bike you likely need to fit a single speed conversion kit. A basic single speed conversion kit contains:

  • A Single Speed Rear Wheel
  • A Single Speed Cog - either a single speed freewheel or a fixed gear sprocket
  • A Chain

However we need to check three things so we can execute this properly, and make adjustments to our plan if needed. Please visit each page and then come back so we can work out what to do:

www.sheldonbrown.com is also mine of information on all things bike related, including single speed. The London Fixed Gear and Single Speed (FGSS) on-line community is also a great resource.