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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 06-29-05, 07:50 AM   #1
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Not a fixie...but only you guys can appreciate this...

Came across this on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship last week...as you can see, someone was trying to jack the front wheel.

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Old 06-29-05, 08:27 AM   #2
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Another 'carbon fiber' bike.

I've seen wooden frames. Laminated wood is a superb frame material.

But those are the first wooden wheels I've seen.

Thanks!
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Old 06-29-05, 10:36 AM   #3
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Is that a Phil Wood?
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Not carbon, just fiber.
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Old 06-29-05, 11:41 AM   #5
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Carbon fiber as in the building block of all life.. duh!
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Old 06-29-05, 02:30 PM   #6
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it looks so fast
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Old 06-29-05, 02:36 PM   #7
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i'd hit it...
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Old 06-29-05, 04:08 PM   #8
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Another 'carbon fiber' bike.

I've seen wooden frames. Laminated wood is a superb frame material.

But those are the first wooden wheels I've seen.

Thanks!

http://www.bikeit.eclipse.co.uk/cycl...g/woodrims.htm
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Old 06-29-05, 04:36 PM   #9
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looks like the mold for those corima monstrosities
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Old 06-29-05, 05:04 PM   #10
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Not me. I'm sylicone based.
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Old 06-29-05, 05:24 PM   #11
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Not me. I'm sylicone based.
you sure you don't mean sillycone?
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