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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 08-24-05, 02:34 AM   #1
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what do you prefer to see?
a well used fixie or a brand new clean one?

i prefer to see a well used fixie, since they looked like they have been well used. also it gives them a bit of character. i like seeing the battle scars and war wounds on them.
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Old 08-24-05, 03:27 AM   #2
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QUESTION:

1)...it It a better deal, do i to Buy a new vanillaFULLcampi 300$ it is Better and Worth More but it is so Clean? or do i

b)... Pista Bianchi (Italian) CHROME with upgrades (waterbottlecage and bell! worth $299) very dirty somerust only $1899

if i buy the pista will messengers be my frined?

kthxby

oh will CSX bulls take the vanilla so i should by the pista? i'm thinking about jumping a train bake to hawaii for school
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Old 08-24-05, 07:15 AM   #3
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b____in'...

yeah my parents drove it back from the bahamas.



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QUESTION:

1)...it It a better deal, do i to Buy a new vanillaFULLcampi 300$ it is Better and Worth More but it is so Clean? or do i

b)... Pista Bianchi (Italian) CHROME with upgrades (waterbottlecage and bell! worth $299) very dirty somerust only $1899

if i buy the pista will messengers be my frined?

kthxby

oh will CSX bulls take the vanilla so i should by the pista? i'm thinking about jumping a train bake to hawaii for school
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Old 08-24-05, 08:45 AM   #4
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b____in'...

yeah my parents drove it back from the bahamas.
Your Kidding!
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Old 08-24-05, 09:36 AM   #5
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i must be, 'cause the bahamas are islands....
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Old 08-24-05, 10:13 AM   #6
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b____in'...

yeah my parents drove it back from the bahamas.

Yeah but You'll dance to anything by...
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Old 08-24-05, 10:40 AM   #7
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...The Smiths!

and I believe in swordfish!
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Old 08-24-05, 10:50 AM   #8
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My life is easy, it ain't hard. I spend all day in my ****ing back yard.
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Old 08-24-05, 12:20 PM   #9
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You're not like the other people here in the trailer park...

And I like to see both kinds of fixies. There's something nice about seeing a brand new, never been touched, one, but it's also nice to see a well-worn beater locked to a parking meter.
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Old 08-24-05, 01:02 PM   #10
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You're not like the other people here in the trailer park...

And I like to see both kinds of fixies. There's something nice about seeing a brand new, never been touched, one, but it's also nice to see a well-worn beater locked to a parking meter.
especially when it's locked to a parking meter with a big ass nyc chain that you could easily lift over the top. lock jobs like that totally crack me up.
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Old 08-24-05, 01:11 PM   #11
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Haha. That would be pretty funny. The worst part is, I bet there are would-be theives who look at it and think, "Damn, that chain is thick, I'm not even gonna try..."
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Old 08-24-05, 01:25 PM   #12
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especially when it's locked to a parking meter with a big ass nyc chain that you could easily lift over the top. lock jobs like that totally crack me up.
haha. Like this?
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Old 08-24-05, 01:38 PM   #13
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exactly.
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Old 08-24-05, 01:58 PM   #14
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gotta bring up that sad, sad picture again, eh?
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Old 08-24-05, 02:49 PM   #15
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yea, that is sooo mean.
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Old 08-24-05, 03:25 PM   #16
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too good. we should all be reminded of that picture every week or two.
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Old 08-24-05, 03:29 PM   #17
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yea, that is sooo mean.
I didn't start it. shants did.
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Old 08-24-05, 03:50 PM   #18
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too good. we should all be reminded of that picture every week or two.
that picture should be locked in a permanent thread, as far as I am concerned
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Old 08-24-05, 04:18 PM   #19
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was her bicycle actually stolen while locked up in that way? i remember hearing about its theft, but didn't hear how it was jacked.
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