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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 04-23-06, 07:40 PM   #1
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1st time

Today i road a IRO fixed gear, this was my first time riding one and i fell in love. I am going to buy one at the end of the week! I cant wait to get it, any advice on a first timer???
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Old 04-23-06, 07:47 PM   #2
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Remember where you are and what you are on.

Saftey first and take your time. Enjoy and welcome to the fold.

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Old 04-23-06, 07:49 PM   #3
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Old 04-23-06, 07:50 PM   #4
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Old 04-23-06, 07:51 PM   #5
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Run a front brake and have fun! I just got my Mark V 2 weeks ago. I can't stop riding it.
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any advice on a first timer???
Pace yourself (think about kittens and numbers if need be), remember foreplay, don't ask "was it good for you?", wear protection
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Old 04-23-06, 07:57 PM   #7
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get a pink campy hat. **** is way rad.
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Alot of first time-threads nowdays
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