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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 12-10-05, 11:54 PM   #1
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Skid SKid Skid*

just put on the cages and straps tonight, finally got to do the orgasmic skidding trick.. ahh..
i know its NOTHING for you guys, but i have been waiting for this moment since i convereted my bike 2 months ago

just wanted to share my noob's happiness.
although my whole bb seems to be falling out and the cottered crank arm is breaking apart..... i just love to feel of skidding too much to give up
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Old 12-11-05, 12:09 AM   #2
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!!yea...boiiiiieeee

I know that feeling
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Yeeeeaaaayuh!


i will never forget the moment when i supprise my self by finally squeezing out a skid.
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Old 12-11-05, 01:32 AM   #4
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just put on the cages and straps tonight
wait what? you were riding with out cages and straps? that's not cool. please tell me you atleast had a brake, there was a guy on here who was riding brakeless and without cages. DANGEROUS! you should read sheldon's article on fixies
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wait what? you were riding with out cages and straps? that's not cool. please tell me you atleast had a brake, there was a guy on here who was riding brakeless and without cages. DANGEROUS! you should read sheldon's article on fixies
lol who said i wasnt using " breaks" ?

i cherish the life my mother gave me, i will not throw it away like some others. although my bike is an old antique. but everything works. so no worries.
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Old 12-11-05, 02:27 AM   #6
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go out after it rains. and then get new cranks and a new bb.
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go out after it rains.
no i dont think so lol
i got a front brake also

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Please. Everyone.

"Toe clips".

They're not cages. The pedal cages are what the toe clips attach to.

Please do your part to keep me from twitching.
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Old 12-11-05, 04:23 AM   #9
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lol who said i wasnt using " breaks" ?

i cherish the life my mother gave me, i will not throw it away like some others. although my bike is an old antique. but everything works. so no worries.
yeah but still, i don't think you should ride without toe clips, i don't think anyone should enter the fixie world without haveing toe clip experience, haha. atleast use just one!
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get that BB tuned up quick like.

a few days after i started skidding, my BB had some looseness... my LBS said if i had waited it could have potentially been bye bye for the threads..

congrats on skidding. i was giddy after learning in the rain..
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