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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 03-04-06, 10:34 AM   #1
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riding bikes rule

yeah, tell me how you feel
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Old 03-04-06, 10:35 AM   #2
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putting my new bike together today.

and the weather is being wonderful to me right now.

i love fixed-gears
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Old 03-04-06, 10:41 AM   #3
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hopefully my new cranks come in the mail today so I can finish my new build...I can't wait
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Remember when we were kids, and a friend would come over and be like, "Wanna go ride bikes?" yeah, that was sweet.
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last night i got my bike in UPS and i put it together real fast but didnt really have any time other than getting to sit on it before dinner then going out. i came home baked and had such a good 3 am ride trying to learn how to skid!
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I had a friend in Vegas drunk dial me at 6AM this morning. (4AM his time) After laughing at his voicemail message, I decided to go for a nice trail ride.

Bikes are indeed, very good.
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Remember when we were kids, and a friend would come over and be like, "Wanna go ride bikes?" yeah, that was sweet.
that still happen to me every weekend
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silver lining story--so i was supposed to go to nyc as usual today so last night i go get gas for the car (yeah i hate cars too but i have to get to nyc to see my babe and homeslice don't do no fung wah action--i want to live to ride some more!). anyway, on the way back to my house i get pulled over for non-registration. tow truck comes and tows me away and i have to pay 150 bucks to get it back and have to go to the dmv or whatever it's called and get straight. plus i paid 150 bucks for a tuxedo to go to this shindig with my chick tonight. a big ol' dance with open bar at columbia u. last year they had skyy vodka, maker's mark, and brooklyn beers and sierra nevada brew, etc. all topshelf booze. so i miss all that and am out a buncha dough. . .

but ya know what? i got to ride my bike into work (which i usually don't do on saturday as i go to nyc every saturday). so i get in an extra 24 mile r/t to work. and i get to ride all day tomorrow if'n i want as the weather is good here in boston. nice and sunny.

so it all works out. except for the money and hangin' with my hot chick.
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Old 03-04-06, 11:21 AM   #9
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silver lining story--so i was supposed to go to nyc as usual today so last night i go get gas for the car (yeah i hate cars too but i have to get to nyc to see my babe and homeslice don't do no fung wah action--i want to live to ride some more!). anyway, on the way back to my house i get pulled over for non-registration. tow truck comes and tows me away and i have to pay 150 bucks to get it back and have to go to the dmv or whatever it's called and get straight. plus i paid 150 bucks for a tuxedo to go to this shindig with my chick tonight. a big ol' dance with open bar at columbia u. last year they had skyy vodka, maker's mark, and brooklyn beers and sierra nevada brew, etc. all topshelf booze. so i miss all that and am out a buncha dough. . .

but ya know what? i got to ride my bike into work (which i usually don't do on saturday as i go to nyc every saturday). so i get in an extra 24 mile r/t to work. and i get to ride all day tomorrow if'n i want as the weather is good here in boston. nice and sunny.

so it all works out. except for the money and hangin' with my hot chick.
Chinatown bus man, ditch the cage.
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Old 03-04-06, 11:24 AM   #10
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Chinatown bus man, ditch the cage.
no way jose. i don't have the time. i'm one busy dude. lame but true. the fungwah buses are deathtraps waitin' to happen. i'll ride in traffic and weave in and out with the best of 'em--but i'm in control. i ain't ridin' no bus. no way whatsoever. never ever in a million years.
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Old 03-04-06, 11:26 AM   #11
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no way jose. i don't have the time. i'm one busy dude. lame but true. the fungwah buses are deathtraps waitin' to happen. i'll ride in traffic and weave in and out with the best of 'em--but i'm in control. i ain't ridin' no bus. no way whatsoever. never ever in a million years.
Then why dont YOU go and invade iraq? Sheesh...
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Old 03-04-06, 11:29 AM   #12
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Then why dont YOU go and invade iraq? Sheesh...
i hear ya bikedude. i don't feel great about it for sure. but i am deathly afraid o' buses. especially chinatown buses. and i have to see my chick. i really do. sorry.
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Riding a bike outside rules. I'm sick and tired of this trainer crap, good weather.. please come soon
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Old 03-04-06, 02:30 PM   #14
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hey bruno, remember that thread when you said you drove your Hummer to Starbucks and I believed you? Oh, man.

and bikes are awesome. but when its 69 outside with a cloudless sky, having to stare at your bikes because you're inside working... well, that's not awesome.
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hey bruno, remember that thread when you said you drove your Hummer to Starbucks and I believed you? Oh, man.

and bikes are awesome. but when its 69 outside with a cloudless sky, having to stare at your bikes because you're inside working... well, that's not awesome.
i like to mess around sometimes. when i'm at work i gets all bored an' ****! but for real i ain't down wif no fungwah!! no siree! not brunop!
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Then why dont YOU go and invade iraq? Sheesh...
The guy uses a car to go to work on a Saturday and you are comparing this behavior to bombing a country...Does not compute, help me out amigo?
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riding juvi-kyle rules.
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Other than commuting, sometimes when it's really gross outside (snowstorms), I love to bundle up and go on a survival ride. When it's so crappy outside the cars are afraid to come and play I get the whole of the city streets to myself. Great fun and an incredible workout!!!!
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hey bruno, remember that thread when you said you drove your Hummer to Starbucks and I believed you? Oh, man.

and bikes are awesome. but when its 69 outside with a cloudless sky, having to stare at your bikes because you're inside working... well, that's not awesome.
i remember that thread. i believed it, too. i thought it was a joke at first, but you took it far enough i thought you were serious. good dedication.
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The guy uses a car to go to work on a Saturday and you are comparing this behavior to bombing a country...Does not compute, help me out amigo?
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riding bikes= good
head butting windshields of toyota tercels= not good
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Walking away from headbutting a tercel to post about it = super good
Damn I love riding...I was recently banned from skateboarding ever again ...dislocated kneecap, that bummed me severely, but to not be allowed to ride again? Kill me now
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today's beautiful...i have to do some **** and try to be back in an hour to meet a prospective new roomie, but all i want to do is go out and ride. check out a couple new bars, have a slice of pizza, go to the bike shop.

damn, i've fixed my bike and used the search function to find everything i need to know. i'll ****ing talk to all you dudes later...i'm out. i have to ride.
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that still happen to me every weekend
But ALL your friends would be like "okay!"
I feel honored to have a friend want for me to teach her how to ride a bike; half of my friends don't ride a bike (and they don't have cars either! it doesnt make sense)
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34 and sunny = bike ridding. God it was beautiful.

also, I was wearing a cape. everyone should wear capes while riding bikes.

I love bikes.
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