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    Wheel sizes and intelligence.

    Anyone with half a brain must agree that 20" wheels are the future!
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    is there a reason you often try to be contrary?

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    What about those of us who have a whole brain?

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    Those with full brains are already on 20's.

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    Increased moment of inertia is the only downside of larger wheels. I would only get a folder if it had wheels at least 24", if not 650c.

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    Well true, but you can coast longer with more inertia.

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    You're kind of preaching to the choir here. Why not go and post this in the Road Racing forum?

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    begone thee vexing troll...


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    This has to be the dumbest thread I've ever seen on Bike Forums
    (and I frequent the Single Speed & Fixed forum)


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    The only reason not to ride 20” is yamcha says he rides one

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    Yumcha likes to be controversial - he's just a fun kind of a guy. I liked that post of his where he advised a poster asking about brakes to just take them off completely and use his face to stop the bike.

    trouble with brakes

    but that was just the start of Yumpcha's helpful tips - he went on to write about essential security tool of urban cycling, the glock auto ******. We need original thinking here maybe - I'm so uninventive, I still haven't worked out how to stop a bike with my face let alone how a glock ****** would fit in my bum bag alongside the puncture outfit, multi tool and pump. What should I leave out?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spudmeister View Post
    This has to be the dumbest thread I've ever seen on Bike Forums
    (and I frequent the Single Speed & Fixed forum)

    Not even close IMO. I think it was the one about the chicks laughing about his itty bitty dick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hockeyteeth View Post
    Increased moment of inertia is the only downside of larger wheels. I would only get a folder if it had wheels at least 24", if not 650c.
    Evidently you don't need a folder, don't want a folder, and don't understand why anyone else would. Fine (but why are you posting here?)!. FYI no bike with wheels over 20", regardless whether it folds, is going to fit on the overhead rack of a commuter train. In fact I've found my 16" wheels are about the biggest I'd want to try. It could be that larger wheels would be faster on the roads, but my Mini routinely hits speeds over 70 mph with me reading or sleeping on the seat under it. Just try that on a bike with bigger wheels!

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