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    Rotafix on Wikipedia

    I will say with some embarassment that ever since I discovered Wikipedia I've been dying to start a page. Until today, I thought every possible topic in any language had already been covered.

    There is no Rotafix page on Wikipedia. I am starting it right now. Please, Rotafix enthusiasts, edit this page so we can enlighten the worldwide community with our extensive knowledge.

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    Isn't it "rotOfix"?
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    I guess not...nevermind.
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    You just scared teh crap out of me, Hyper. What a fool I would be to include a wiki page with a misspelled title.

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    Haha, I've definitely seen it spelled both ways.
    But I guess Rota- is based off of Rotation, so that makes sense.
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    no, its based off of la rota fissa - or fixed wheel
    the name became commonplace after roman & milanese fixed riders placed the method (which many used before) on their website and fgg.

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    Well yeah, I meant "rotation" as in the "rota" prefix.
    But yeah, that's rad.
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    Don't do it...millions of people will read the page and they will either die because rotafixing is so deadly, or they will be considered tacky by the track snobs, which apparently is as bad or worse as dying.

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    Sounds like a good thing, http://wikipedia.org/wiki/rotafix is a much easier URL to remember than that 209.crap

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    "fixed gar bicycle"
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    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

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    Nice gar.

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    Good catch. I can't spell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fix
    Good catch. I can't spell.
    is that a pun? seems fishy to me...
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    Track Hub is currently not on wiki

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    Quote Originally Posted by fix
    Until today, I thought every possible topic in any language had already been covered.
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    Come on, there's just over a million articles... there's what, 6 billion people on this planet? If you think that's the best we can do......
    Sucks to your ass-mar!

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    "The lock ring is now unnecessary."

    Ha ha. Jesus.

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    "Rotafix on Wikipedia"

    ????

    WTF??

    How are we gonna be a secret sub-culture when you give away all the secrets on wikipedia????

    This is just as bad as the hip-hop dictionary.

    Now my mom know everything about what I talk about. Not cool, man.

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    It's actually rotafixa with an a at the end, isn't it? (Originally anyway.)
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    Do you deny that you are clueless or do you just think that "moron" didn't need to be tacked on there?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LóFarkas
    It's actually rotafixa with an a at the end, isn't it? (Originally anyway.)
    Word. I'd be supportive of the wiki entry if you just use it as a means of installing and removing cogs, not a method of building a suicide hub. You should have to dig into the darkest depths of the internet for how to do that...
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    Ok, I posted a little comment on it so hopefully they will allow you to keep it for evAr !
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    I just edited it to fit more with the wikipedia format, but please feel free to revise the explanation a little bit to make it more easily understandable.
    Culture? Art? Making a difference? Hey, go **** yourself. We're too busy drinking, doing drugs, trying to **** random people and you want us to make money on top of all that? Really?

    Well, ****. I don't give a ****.

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    also, just added a link from fixed-gear bicycle under see also.
    Culture? Art? Making a difference? Hey, go **** yourself. We're too busy drinking, doing drugs, trying to **** random people and you want us to make money on top of all that? Really?

    Well, ****. I don't give a ****.

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