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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 06-20-06, 10:06 PM   #1
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What'd you do all day...

....without BikeForums?
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Old 06-20-06, 10:07 PM   #2
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- went to work
- actually did some work at work
- took a ride around manhattan, did a few loops around central park

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Old 06-20-06, 10:07 PM   #3
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I went for a run >.>
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Old 06-20-06, 10:08 PM   #4
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rode my bike, and fixed my roommate's wheel at TimesUp
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Old 06-20-06, 10:09 PM   #5
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Old 06-20-06, 10:13 PM   #7
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hit refresh
F5...F5...F5...F5...F5...F5...lather rinse repeat.
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Old 06-20-06, 10:17 PM   #8
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F5...F5...F5...F5...F5...F5...lather rinse repeat.
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Old 06-20-06, 10:19 PM   #9
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cleaned my apartment cause my mom is coming in town tomorrow. i had a lot of cleaning to do!
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...tossed the fixie, put on a helmet, lots of spandex, a stupid smile, and went for a pleseant ride on a hybrid bike with big knobby tires, full suspension, and a shock-absorbing seat post.
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Old 06-20-06, 10:24 PM   #11
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Cried.
Got a mountain bike. (free)
Rode my geared bike.
Rode my fixed geared bike.
Volunteered at the bike co-op, including fixing a coaster brake.
Listened to my friend talk too much.

Now I'm here and things are back to normal.
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Old 06-20-06, 10:31 PM   #12
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lay on the couch pissed off about the money i wasn't making because i threw out my back.

YOU SURE PICKED A GOOD DAY NOT TO WORK, BIKEFORUMS
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Old 06-20-06, 10:33 PM   #13
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Lucid dreaming
Espresso
Rainy commute
More espresso + really good day at work
Liquor store
Home for a 20min stop
Had 2 nice biker girls teach me to play Mah Jong while I drank some of the beer
Home again, check to see if bikeForums is up...

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Old 06-20-06, 10:34 PM   #14
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Did a half day at the shop.
Raced at the velo.

Tight fcking day.
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Old 06-20-06, 10:54 PM   #15
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nothing much different than usual. worked, rode all afternoon, ate a bunch at home and played around on the internet...which mostly invovled hitting refresh a lot. and the "stumble" button.
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Old 06-20-06, 10:56 PM   #16
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Programmed. sigh.
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Old 06-20-06, 11:14 PM   #17
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26 deliveries, 1 triple rush, 3 rushes, 4 oversized, waited a total of 45 minutes paid, and probably rode around 60-70 miles. Drank some too.
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Old 06-20-06, 11:47 PM   #18
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hah. 42 deliveries, numerous super hots...no break till 4:30 pm... 6 beers in the park. oh, and i think i'm finally and truly understanding black sabbath.
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Old 06-20-06, 11:50 PM   #19
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and i think i'm finally and truly understanding black sabbath.
thank god someone did something productive around here!

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Old 06-20-06, 11:55 PM   #20
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hey, thanks. i just meant , you know. .... i've been a fan for years but one day it all comes together: the songs you've heard for years, over and over again...they just click. or some obscure lyric jumps out at you and makes TOTAL ****ING SENSE TO YOU. right at that moment. of course riding very fast at the same time maybe helps...
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Old 06-21-06, 12:25 AM   #21
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yeah - i have been on a rediscovery kick lately of sludgey proto-metal. Sabbath took the cake. Their first four albums contain some of the best riffs and sounds of any music from that era.
Incredible.
"The Wizard" alone, damn. I first heard that in its entirety in CO while riding roads to nowhere and drinking a few beers at my old job. It still remains as great now as it did then.
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Old 06-21-06, 08:09 AM   #22
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actually did some work.... and wasted more time than anyone should on youtube
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Old 06-21-06, 08:12 AM   #23
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got some task accomplished on my "to do list"
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