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Old 01-25-09, 02:11 PM   #1
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Sometimes I feel so all alone...

Any other 50+ Ladies riding fixed? ;o)

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Old 01-25-09, 02:20 PM   #2
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With a bike that colour-I'm not surprised


Still, get it out on the road with the UK's current weather and it will soon tone down to a dirty brown tint.
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stapfam, although you who are wise in all matters, I must beg to differ. That bike is smokin'.
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he he...my pink fixie...he he



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stapfam, although you who are wise in all matters, I must beg to differ. That bike is smokin'.
hence the emoticon.
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I see plenty of under-50 girls riding single speeds on my commute route......but an over-50 girl on a fixed is rare around here.
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Nice one. What's the story?

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and if it's okay for old pharts to embarress themselves on fixies, it's okay for old sheilas too
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It takes a confident person to ride a bike that color! Or to even ride with someone else on a bike that color!
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I see plenty of under-50 girls riding single speeds on my commute route......but an over-50 girl on a fixed is rare around here.
THAT is REALLY smokin'!
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On behalf of Velodiva...

Velodiva's P3 Track bike.


Racing on the track
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It takes a confident person to ride a bike that color! Or to even ride with someone else on a bike that color!
That's real theft-proof pink.
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Sorry Alice,

All the females I see riding fixed gear are barely 20+! They do seem quite good at it, and most don't have brakes. They do have some lovely piercings and tats though!

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I see plenty of under-50 girls riding single speeds on my commute route......but an over-50 girl on a fixed is rare around here.
The guy at the LBS said something similar to me when I asked about the Surly LHT.

Alice, that bike is screaming for a pink helmet. Wanna borrow mine?
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I love the pink bike and would love to find one for myself
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Every time someone starts complaining about pink bikes, I get to post another picture of mine.

Today, it got a good cleaning, a new chain, some tweaks the derailleur, and a 20-mile ride during modest snow flurries.

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....but an over-50 girl on a fixed is rare around here.
...so is a 50+ Asian poser on a fixed.
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[quote=Hermes;8246512]On behalf of Velodiva...

Velodiva's P3 Track bike.



Wow!

Now that's a REAL fixed gear bike...

We can't let the kids have all the fun...

In addition to my bike being pink I have a flower headbadge...


My friend Harv helped me with the bike...he even rode it a bit (his first time on a fixed and he's 72!).
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In addition to my bike being pink I have a flower headbadge...
Well, now the headbadge would make a great tattoo!
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Send your picture and story over to BikeSnobNYC. He really likes fixies and the people who ride them....
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Nice Bike Alice!!!!!!
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Send your picture and story over to BikeSnobNYC. He really likes fixies and the people who ride them....

LOL! Oh yeah...he'd love to discuss a "mature" caucasian woman from LA riding a low end pink fixie...

He might make me cry...
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On who and where??

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Now that's a REAL fixed gear bike...

We can't let the kids have all the fun...
Hey, your bike looks great and fixed is fixed. BTW, there are four 50+ women in our racing club that race at the track. At least one, has a fixed gear bike that she rides on the road.
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Hey I love my bike!

But comparing those two bikes...it's like one is a greyhound and the other a cock-a-poo...
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