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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 03-08-06, 11:34 PM   #1
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And if he is in charge of product control?

Well, that just happens to be the case, and my dad works at maxxis tires, and a week ago, i pitched the idea of some lime green/sprite bottle green tires for my bike. Turns out that today, when i came to visit, he handed me two 700c green tires! Finally got em mounted....




































Nah, im just kidding, 10% stupid and 90% bordem, and i ended up wrapping some tape aroud the tire. Supplies needed- beer and green auto-paint tape and some free time.







Sick color, ain't it? ...Or is it just me?
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wtf. alot of effort when you cant even use that ****. kudos.
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Old 03-08-06, 11:44 PM   #3
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what a sham!
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Old 03-08-06, 11:47 PM   #4
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kenda koncept come in green. albeit with a black sidewall
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Old 03-08-06, 11:51 PM   #5
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If you're bored, clean your room.

or play with your dog!
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Old 03-08-06, 11:54 PM   #6
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If you're bored, clean your room.

or play with your dog!
Holy **** that's funny.

The "tires" makes your bike look like the first XboX bike.
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Old 03-08-06, 11:55 PM   #7
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room looks clean to me. i don't see an inch thick pile of dust on anything or mousetraps overflowing w/ mouse skeletons.
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Old 03-09-06, 12:10 AM   #8
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If you're bored, clean your room.

or play with your dog!

hah, i didn't even see my dog in that pic there!

Now that i noticed, she too has that wtf are you doing there face too!

and btw, dirty rooms are inevitable, its just a matter of who's room is more clean.

And if it does look like an xbox, is that a good thing or bad?
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wtf. alot of effort when you cant even use that ****. kudos.

+1

Spraypaint 'em. It'll look better, and take less time. Sure, it'll wear off after a few miles, but do you REALLY wanna ride with tape on your tires?
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There's a dog in there?!? Heavens!! Someone send out the crew!!!
I agree that maybe next time you're full of 90% boredom you should go crazy and do some organization going on.
Almost time for spring cleaning eh???


btw - green=my fav. color. I approve. And if you can ever manage to work life and limb to get your bike out of the crapmaze that is your room - I hope you enjoy the ride and maybe get some swanky compliments for it.
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I like the way your pics go from fuzzy to almost sharp.
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maybe ill just ride it out on saint patties day and the weekend after, but i doubt it would last too long, for im sure the pavement would eat right through the tape in no time, but it was and will be cool while it lasts.
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what about traction? even smooth road tires have more traction since the rubber gives.
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Old 03-09-06, 01:49 AM   #15
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hold on i just put red tape over my mouth and nose and i'm trying to take a picture of it i'll post it righthwb njmn
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hold on i just put red tape over my mouth and nose and i'm trying to take a picture of it i'll post it righthwb njmn
lolooo

anyway, tape on your tires seems detrimental to your health. but what do i know.
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Old 03-09-06, 07:45 AM   #17
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Your tires just went from a TPI of ~90 to 3.
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