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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 12-18-05, 05:23 PM   #1
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Showering with your Bike

So... um.. am I the only one who does this?
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Old 12-18-05, 05:26 PM   #2
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I use to do it too. I use to live in a studio apartment so small that I had two or sometimes three bikes in my bathroom.
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Old 12-18-05, 05:33 PM   #3
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Hmmm.. what's that you say?



In fairness, it was just that once.
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Old 12-18-05, 05:34 PM   #4
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as long as you don't light a bunch of aromatic candles and make sweet sweet love to it afterwards
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Old 12-18-05, 05:35 PM   #5
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as long as you don't light a bunch of aromatic candles and make sweet sweet love to it afterwards
oh crud... no comment.
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Old 12-18-05, 05:35 PM   #6
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I also had to sleep with some wheelsets too.
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Old 12-18-05, 05:54 PM   #7
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good to know, y'all. i was worried after it felt so good that first time...
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Old 12-18-05, 05:57 PM   #8
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You better be up for cleaning the tub afterwards, because that is going to leave a ring.
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Old 12-18-05, 06:20 PM   #9
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My bike goes in the bathtub pretty much every night lately. Explaining the nasty-ass grease puddles and tire tracks in my tub is awkward.
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Old 12-18-05, 06:25 PM   #10
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Off topic but eddie, your avatar is simply creepy.
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My lady would kill me.

I might be able to get it done and cleaned up before she gets home once in a while though.

I don't have a good solution for getting the bike clean right now. I just wipe it down with a wet paper towel at work, mostly.
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My lady would kill me.

I might be able to get it done and cleaned up before she gets home once in a while though.

I don't have a good solution for getting the bike clean right now. I just wipe it down with a wet paper towel at work, mostly.
Dang bro,
thats exactly what I do everytime after the shower.
Cept, instead of my lady, its my parents,
and ... I don't own a bike.
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"Dang bro,
thats exactly what I do everytime after the shower.
Cept, instead of my lady, its my parents,
and ... I don't own a bike."

You're leaving a drivetrain grease ring in the tub?
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Old 12-18-05, 07:01 PM   #14
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Anyone done this?
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Is anyone else reminded of the episode of Seinfeld where Kramer is making salad, etc while in the shower?
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i do this, or at least i did when i had a bigger tub. no other way to get the mother clean.
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Is anyone else reminded of the episode of Seinfeld where Kramer is making salad, etc while in the shower?
hilarious. it's nice when you can replay pretty much every episode in your head.
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he actually installed a garbage disposal, too. that might be a good idea for all tubs.
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