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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 01-25-06, 08:47 PM   #1
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Why I Miss The Summer

I ride in the winter, but I miss how much easier it is to WILE OUT when it's warm outside. That's all.
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Old 01-25-06, 08:48 PM   #2
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I miss Adam Carolla on Loveline.
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I miss casual sex. and crystal pepsi.

upon further thought, I miss crystal pepsi more.
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Old 01-25-06, 09:00 PM   #4
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Crystal Pepsi?

What about Stern?

I miss Artie Lange too!

No more good radio!
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everyday is summer in LA
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Ode to the after work nap ( ride your bike instead)

Ode to the nap
The evil, evil nap
It lures
you succumb
But only with good intent
Shortly I will rise
But you do not.
Do not succumb
To the evil, evil nap
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I am looking forward to:

Sun after 5 pm.
Scenery at North Avenue Beach.
The backyard at the Happy Village.
Hour after hour on the back porch, drinking High Life and tending to ribs.
Biking without gloves.
Rainbow sandals.
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Old 01-25-06, 09:05 PM   #7
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I am looking forward to:

Sun after 5 pm.
Scenery at North Avenue Beach.
The backyard at the Happy Village.
Hour after hour on the back porch, drinking High Life and tending to ribs.
Biking without gloves.
Rainbow sandals.
I think the Rainbow Sandals belong on the rocks near Belmont Harbor.
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i miss pepsi kona
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Crystal Pepsi?

What about Stern?

I miss Artie Lange too!

No more good radio!
I've got sirius and a 45 minute commute, I hear it two or three times a week (when I drive in the car pool), seriously, it's funny now. I never liked him on fm, but he's actually pretty damn funny now, and it's not just f-bombs, he just seems more relaxed, and things just flow, it's awesome.
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Old 01-25-06, 09:23 PM   #10
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everyday is summer in LA
sounds boring.

Also, you don't get to enjoy the secure, snuggly feeling of tight-fitting whole-body thumb-hole-sporting teched-out long underwear.
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Old 01-25-06, 09:36 PM   #11
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everyday is summer in LA
and smoggy!
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Old 01-25-06, 09:38 PM   #12
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Smog isn't really that bad here and we still get cold in LA because we're wimps when it comes to temperature. Ask Vomitron...he wears poly pros under his shorts when its 60 degrees. When its around 50 we all yell **** its cold, and shiver.
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haha - Chicago's air quality isn't too bad. In the summer, it smells like hotdog and beer vomit on the northside - or awesome Asian food as you cruise through certain areas of Uptown.

As far as "cold" weather in LA - I wore shorts. Yeah, thick blood is a good thing sometimes. I just want mine to thaw permanently...lousy friggin snow
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Old 01-25-06, 09:56 PM   #14
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i ran into my ex-wife the other day.

then i backed up and ran into her again.
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Old 01-25-06, 09:59 PM   #15
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i ran into my ex-wife the other day.

then i backed up and ran into her again.
hahaha double u tee eff
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I too long for the sun to be out past 5.
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I long for days where I wasn't in 5 layers of clothes for a 15 minute bike ride. I miss shorts and t-shirt weather.
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"winter" in nyc this year has been around 40 degrees, so it's mostly the dark that bugs me.

i miss summer days in the park, everyone pinicing on a blanket and dicking around on fixies, trying to do backwards circles and stuff.
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i ran into my ex-wife the other day.

then i backed up and ran into her again.
That's from a poem called "I miss her sometimes"
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I miss having the desire to ride after work. It's just too damn dark and cold. And this friggin' wind! Enough already!
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Old 01-25-06, 11:34 PM   #21
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in the summer time the women wear a lot of skin
and if i sit in the right spot i can take 'em all in
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i miss summer because then you really want to take long rides to nowhere for no reason.
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i'm looking forward to spending less time cleaning my drivetrain and losing my fenders.
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That's from a poem called "I miss her sometimes"
glad someone caught it. don't remember who originally said it though.
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This thread makes me think of that Wilco song, Heavy Metal Drummer.
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