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Old 01-02-08, 09:39 PM   #1
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Don't you hate it when....

....the guys you ride with who choose to ride a single speed complain about only having one gear! Or that they would have done better with a geared bike, etc, etc,
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Old 01-02-08, 10:06 PM   #2
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I make excuses all the time when in reality I just suck. And I have gears. That's why I ride with people who suck more than me.
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^^^^ LOL.
Im doing just the oposite. Im riding with this guy whos really good. he went out for a nice trail ride one day, and ended up making a 25 mile mountian climb out of it.
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I categorically hate riding with (and reading posts by) people who complain. Singlespeed's got nothing to do with it.
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Old 01-03-08, 01:45 PM   #5
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Why do people go for single speed? Reliability, or... 'cause they want to be cool (in their minds)?
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I categorically hate riding with (and reading posts by) people who complain.
I've got a big problem with that . . . I don't like what you are saying gastro; I might report your post . . . tell your bozz . . . call the cops errr..errr..ffffffftttttt!
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When I ride a fixie with a group of road riders, I never blame the bike.
Ill admit if I'm having a hard time, like 25+mph winds a few weeks ago,
but I never say 'would've could've.... etc"
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....the guys you ride with who choose to ride a single speed complain about only having one gear! Or that they would have done better with a geared bike, etc, etc,
why single speeds?
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Old 01-03-08, 04:12 PM   #9
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I categorically hate riding with (and reading posts by) people who complain. Singlespeed's got nothing to do with it.
That sounds like TGMBG talk.
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I blame everything but myself for my riding:

"That drop has a sketchy take off."
"The landing looks off camber."
"It's too slick out here, don't want to risk it."
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