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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)

View Poll Results: You and smoking and riding
I smoke cigarettes regularly 40 16.19%
I smoke cigarettes occasionally 32 12.96%
I do not smoke cigarettes 119 48.18%
I do not smoke cigarettes but I do smoke 60 24.29%
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Old 03-07-06, 06:50 PM   #1
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You and smoking

I just saw a dude in my neighborhood on what appeared to be a Steamroller take a pause to take a cig break. Since we are all athletes of the highest caliber here and nothing is more important to us than sober living and good health I pose this poll.
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Old 03-07-06, 06:52 PM   #2
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Old 03-07-06, 06:56 PM   #3
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I have been fighting to stop for years. Sometimes I smoke sometimes I don't. I'm doing my best to not smoke at the moment.
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Old 03-07-06, 06:57 PM   #4
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i smoke my pipe occasionally...but you didn't make a poll for pipesmokers.
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Old 03-07-06, 06:57 PM   #5
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tobacco sux.
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Old 03-07-06, 06:59 PM   #6
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It's been 65 days since I've quit. I really want a cigarette.
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Old 03-07-06, 06:59 PM   #7
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I quit a year a half ago. I didn't like that I couldn't run anymore. Playing Ultimate, it's kinda important.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:01 PM   #8
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I smoke cigars a few times a year. Never smoked cigarettes.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:03 PM   #9
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this thread will quickly prove that bikeforums members smoke more weed than cigs
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Old 03-07-06, 07:07 PM   #10
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i smoke camel nonfilters everday and ride my bike all the time...it will prove to get the best of me soon enough, but i just like to smoke.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:08 PM   #11
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I like to huff gasoline on occasion.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:08 PM   #12
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^a-ha!
yeah, I strongly advocate against tobacco products. I do however enjoy ganj, whose less-than-desireable physical side effects I plan to fight with biking and ultimate. ((hackey sack doesn't really cut it for me when it comes to maintaining physical fitness))
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Old 03-07-06, 07:11 PM   #13
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I really should quit.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:14 PM   #14
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^a-ha!
yeah, I strongly advocate against tobacco products. I do however enjoy ganj, whose less-than-desireable physical side effects I plan to fight with biking and ultimate. ((hackey sack doesn't really cut it for me when it comes to maintaining physical fitness))
Why not just cook w/ it?
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Old 03-07-06, 07:14 PM   #15
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I am either smoking or quitting, which is to say smoking less, then smoking not at all, and then smoking more again, and then quitting again.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:27 PM   #17
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Thinking about my next day's climb home was one of the major factors that helped me not to give into the craving for a cigarette when I was quitting. I just kept telling myself if I smoked that cigarette it would hurt climbing that hill the next day. It might not have been 1000% true, but telling myself that helped a lot, and I sure can breath a lot easier on the climbs and recover faster a year and a half down the road from there.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:30 PM   #18
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i used to smoke, i quit about 4 years ago.

I hate smokers more than just about anything.

One of my best friends smokes, and he can't stop no matter what. not for anybody, not even for his kids.

every time i see someone smoking i want to smash the cig into their face .....

hatred... blurred red hatred.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:32 PM   #19
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If I need something smokey, I grab an Islay single malt, 12 years or older.
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My freshman year in college, I knew this guy that rode a GT track bike (he got me into fixed gear bikes) that could ride away from anybody. we did a time trial for the school team he trounced everybody on a fixed mountain bike smokin' a cig on a bet (the mountain bike was the bet, not the smokes). The guy was a friggin' horse.
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I once went hiking with a guy who smoked, during a period when I was quit. Four of us were up around 14000 feet, taking a break and trying to gasp for air. This guy (who was fine) lit a cigarette. Hardcore.
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Old 03-07-06, 07:53 PM   #22
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This thread is making me want a smoke.

Actually, I am going to go have one now.
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I was up to two packs a day a few years ago... now I smoke on occasion like when I'm drunk and on vacation, but not more than a few a month.
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I am either smoking or quitting, which is to say smoking less, then smoking not at all, and then smoking more again, and then quitting again.
ayep. (cough).
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