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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 12-23-05, 07:58 AM   #1
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bootleg rack

with a little bit of duct tape, an extra stem and bars, and a strap from a laptop bag, you can carry some extra crap to your parents' house when you go there for the holidaze! a little DIY rack there. i'm just pleased as punch...
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THAT is awesome. Well done, qp.
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Old 12-23-05, 11:56 AM   #3
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THAT is awesome. Well done, qp.
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hey how are the dedas working out?
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A basket from stem and handlebars? BRILLIANT! (said like those guys on the Guiness commercials)


edit :: If you had some defunct clip on aero bars you could add some support on what would be the bottome of your rack.
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Old 12-23-05, 12:13 PM   #6
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Yeah, I'm strongly in favor of that apparatus.
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Hells yes, that's fresh.

Nice Steelcase desk.
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Old 12-23-05, 12:18 PM   #8
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hey how are the dedas working out?
they're great when i'm out of the saddle, but a wee bit too deep when i'm in the saddle, and i don't feel like raising the stem. sure do look good though. had to add some tape for grip in my winter gloves...

hey TheDL-- i made some bottom support with duct-tape straps. kinda visible in the first picture.
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hey TheDL-- i made some bottom support with duct-tape straps. kinda visible in the first picture.

Yeah I saw that. I was just thinkin' of ways to add some "beef" to it.

What diameter is your seatpost?
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that is dumber than PT cruisers
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That is freakin' AWESOME!
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