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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 09-19-05, 07:09 PM   #1
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Fixed cyclocross

i did the Urban Cross opener yesterday in Palos Verdes (so cal), and there was a guy in the Elite A men's race on a fixed gear. It was damn cool and I think he finished second! he'd unclip one foot before the barriers then do a couple revolutions with one leg and unclip/hop off. it was pretty impressive indeed.
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I was not able to go. Waht was the course like?
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mostly dirt, cross country running trail. actually a great course with a steep hill run in the middle and mostly rolling nice dirt trail. couple tight soft turns and fun downhill sections(thank god). race #4 is at the same place but i have a hunch they'll run it in reverse.
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