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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-08-16, 08:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ictoanta
In that case, a Mercier Kilo (TT or WT) might be...

In that case, a Mercier Kilo (TT or WT) might be a problem due to shipping... (it was for me, I'm in the Netherlands).

I went with a Fuji Feather, which is in that price range. I like it a lot,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-07-16, 03:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,161
Posted By Ictoanta
Why not always have fun? Aim high! Also:...

Why not always have fun? Aim high!

Also: Kilo TT (or WT for wider tires I think)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-31-16, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
I think it looks like a lot of hospital bills :D

I think it looks like a lot of hospital bills :D
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-31-16, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
https://youtu.be/Bk-PfmvCLuE ...

https://youtu.be/Bk-PfmvCLuE

http://image2.redbull.com/rbcom/010/2016-05-12/1331794469733_2/0012/0/68/0/1432/2047/1000/2/the-urban-ride-trocadero-fixie.jpg

O.O

(worst of all: they call it a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-18-16, 01:47 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
I think so too. No doubt the car made a move he...

I think so too. No doubt the car made a move he shouldn't have. But that's the essence of defensive driving/riding: anticipate actions that people shouldn't do and make sure you can react to them (if...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-17-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
Thanks, and I agree it doesn't really help...

Thanks, and I agree it doesn't really help anymore, which is why I was hesitant to type this. I decided to because I saw the youtube comments being mentioned as ridiculous victim blaming and when I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-17-16, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
The cop car was clearly at fault here. No turn...

The cop car was clearly at fault here. No turn signal, didn't check if lane was clear. No debate there. The guy is also seriously injured, which sucks.

But, at the risk of sounding like an a-hole:...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-03-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
Doesn't look shopped at all.... More...

Doesn't look shopped at all....

More MSpainted...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-15-16, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By Ictoanta
I'm from Holland, you see these quite a lot here....

I'm from Holland, you see these quite a lot here.

They are meant for day-to-day transport in Holland, so short distances mostly, over curbs, etc. It is in no way meant to be a road or touring...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-01-15, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 728,714
Posted By Ictoanta
Less distance for your face to travel to the...

Less distance for your face to travel to the ground when you inevitably wipe out....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-30-15, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
From the BAMF link: "BAMF’s foundation is...

From the BAMF link:

"BAMF’s foundation is solid steel chromoly creation with a 120mm track rear end"

"Frame

BAMF Hi-Ten Steel 700C Track Frame "


Riiiiiiight
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-25-15, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
That was my initial response as well... then I...

That was my initial response as well... then I saw the whole advert and there's just so much wrong with it that I gave up...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-11-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
And yet the first few responses where...

And yet the first few responses where (paraphrasing here) "punch them in the face" and "why don't they shut up about it".

Whether or not those are jokes (someone would need to explain exactly...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-11-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
I've read the article, seems to me they do...

I've read the article, seems to me they do something they enjoy, without actually hurting anyone. They don't claim anyone else needs to do it, they don't claim it's a "better" lifestyle. She points...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-04-15, 03:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ictoanta
But don't you.... strap on my blue suede shoes!

But don't you.... strap on my blue suede shoes!
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-04-15, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4,969
Views: 728,714
Posted By Ictoanta
To me, that's amazingly ugly... I also can't...

To me, that's amazingly ugly... I also can't figure out what the point of this design would be, is there some fantastic functional gain I simply can't come up with?
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-18-15, 01:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 956
Posted By Ictoanta
If it's bad the day after, terrible the next,...

If it's bad the day after, terrible the next, getting better beyond that... you're fine and getting stronger.

If it doesn't get better, or even keeps getting worse, you're screwed :)
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-12-15, 01:34 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 68,164
Posted By Ictoanta
470704 What's wrong with that? :P

470704

What's wrong with that? :P
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-06-15, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 419,684
Posted By Ictoanta
That scene would have been much more enjoyable if...

That scene would have been much more enjoyable if that back door had been locked :P
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-06-15, 12:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By Ictoanta
That was awesome, thanks! Though this: "You can...

That was awesome, thanks! Though this: "You can have your saddle at whatever angle makes you happy." instantly put a very disturbing image in my head, but maybe that's just me...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-05-15, 02:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,487
Posted By Ictoanta
What's soyrizo? Some kind of fancy vegan...

What's soyrizo? Some kind of fancy vegan soy-based rice? ;)

Edit: meh, nvm, found out it's actually vegan chorizo... thought it was just miss-spelled :P
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-04-15, 01:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,487
Posted By Ictoanta
I'm not the most experienced FG rider (actually,...

I'm not the most experienced FG rider (actually, I'm not experienced at all with FG's, but I do have over 30 years of cycling in traffic experience) but I simply do not believe that riding without...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-29-15, 02:26 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 68,164
Posted By Ictoanta
Not technically "on the street", but close enough...

Not technically "on the street", but close enough ;) (apologies for the reflection in the window >.>)

467745
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-15, 01:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ictoanta
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta-V-1olX-o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta-V-1olX-o
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-15, 01:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,225
Posted By Ictoanta
Assuming you have brakes and foot retention,...

Assuming you have brakes and foot retention, riding fixed is, I think, not that much harder than freewheel. With the exception of getting your foot in the foot retention :)
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