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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 03-19-06, 01:38 AM   #1
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My sweet new Fixie

Yea ya oh yea, pretty sweet right therr.

Dis here is teh "Sweet Elvish" i just built up to pwn all of your n00b fixies.

Custom paint job done by one of the finest frame painters, me and canadian tire spray paint.

Color scheme is elvish.

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Record Headset, chopped and flipped drop bars, Deda stem, Tektro brake lever, Knesis fork, and love.

42 in de front 14 in de back.

I like it, a lot it.










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Old 03-19-06, 01:44 AM   #2
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i lik it i think it looks pretty sweet
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Old 03-19-06, 01:45 AM   #3
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doesnt look half bad!
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Old 03-19-06, 01:47 AM   #4
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I really like it. REALLY like it.

I actually think the stem looks cool on your bike. I don't really like it usually... but really like it on yours.

Cool.
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Old 03-19-06, 01:53 AM   #5
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lol and the paint is already coming off!
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Old 03-19-06, 02:01 AM   #6
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I would expect that elves would know how to forge a dropout, but ah well.

You could also be a cheerleader for the high school in my home town.
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Old 03-19-06, 02:07 AM   #7
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Looks nice.

Where does that little door in the wall go?
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Old 03-19-06, 02:34 AM   #8
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Where does that little door in the wall go?
that's where the milk man delivers my milk (in the morning).
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Old 03-19-06, 02:35 AM   #9
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Hey look there, I am famous.
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Old 03-19-06, 02:56 AM   #10
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go Oakland A's!!!!!!

Its very fast and danger.
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what kind of paint did you use for the yellow? did you hand paint the lugs?>
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Old 03-19-06, 03:22 AM   #12
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"I ride in a pool, I ride a half tube"

Ill Mitch is fly, lol
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Old 03-19-06, 03:23 AM   #13
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what kind of paint did you use for the yellow? did you hand paint the lugs?>
I taped off the lugs with some painters tape and just used some yellow spray paint.

For the writing on the frame I used a car touch up paint pen.
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Old 03-19-06, 03:25 AM   #14
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I taped off the lugs with some painters tape and just used some yellow spray paint.

For the writing on the frame I used a car touch up paint pen.


ah i see...looks rad!
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Old 03-19-06, 04:23 AM   #15
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heads up: those stems brake really really easy
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Old 03-19-06, 04:54 AM   #16
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Oh ****!

Stem brakes! That is awesome.
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Old 03-19-06, 10:40 AM   #17
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that's where the milk man delivers my milk (in the morning).
personally? i'd perfer some milk from the milk man's wife's ***s
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Old 03-19-06, 10:57 AM   #18
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i could see that stem being quite painful if you wanted to skid
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Old 03-19-06, 11:01 AM   #19
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the frame-pump things look like little mushrooms
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Old 03-19-06, 11:31 AM   #20
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did you see the thread for putting your bike up?
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Old 03-19-06, 11:34 AM   #21
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I'm sensing some Aphex Twin around here.
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Old 03-19-06, 11:38 AM   #22
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did you see the thread for putting your bike up?
Is it really that big of a deal?
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Sweet Elvish you got there Mitchell! From the looks of it I would say your rear wheel was probably built by the best bike mechanic ever.
Let's go ridin

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So, can you like, not coast on that thing?

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I like those lugs!
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