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Old 08-11-06, 01:13 PM   #1
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I rode my new bike out to Cycle Sport in Media, PA to meet the guys that made my frame and get some background on the bike.

While I was there, I found my bike's little fixie brother. I thought it was pretty cool




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Old 08-11-06, 01:35 PM   #2
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I was at the velodrome yesterday and a little girl was doing laps on a tiny paris-sport track bike. Two guys were practicing madison exchanges going into the corner. The lower guy swerved on the exchange downtrack and took the girl out on the apron. She stacked it really hard. The guy went down too, but nowhere near as hard. Everyone was completely dumbfounded when it happened. The guy that crashed picked up his bike and brought it in. The dad of the little girl didn't say anything, just told his daughter that everyone crashes and that now she has it out of her system. The guy that took her out was *****ing about how he might have broken his thumb. Big ups to the dad of the girl for being so chill, and big downs for the other ******bag.

Sorry had to tell the story hahaha.

Little bikes like that make me happy because you see kids that are balls fast rollin' them at the track. I love it.
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Old 08-11-06, 01:37 PM   #3
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did you see the tiny ass 5 year old size track bike they have there? apparently, someone actually raced with that thing and survived 5 laps in an elimination race...
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Old 08-11-06, 01:44 PM   #4
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some asswipe takes a girl down on the track and he's complaining? wtf?

btw, that little trackbike looks like too much fun.
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Old 08-11-06, 01:46 PM   #5
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did you see the tiny ass 5 year old size track bike they have there? apparently, someone actually raced with that thing and survived 5 laps in an elimination race...

Yeah, they told me a full size dude rode it at the velodrome- didn't realize it was an elimination race hahaha
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I wish I could afford racing bikes for my son. He's going to be crushing it in the Juniors soon enough.
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Old 08-11-06, 04:01 PM   #7
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omg so cute
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someone posted this a while back. my son's HH. very custom parts. hand made.
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someone posted this a while back. my son's HH. very custom parts. hand made.
tell me thats full NJS
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Harry Havoonian, Yay for Armenians!
Harry was a really nice guy.

Everyone at the shop was cool. I hung out there a fwe hours just shooting the ****.

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someone posted this a while back. my son's HH. very custom parts. hand made.

That's awesome. I wish my parents hooked me up with quality bikes when I was younger
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I was looking into those bikes for a bit. It's hard to find something 43cm without going completely custom, or Track SE.
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Even though I'm 6'1" I would enjoy riding that very much. I bet it's really light.
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I was at the velodrome yesterday and a little girl was doing laps on a tiny paris-sport track bike. Two guys were practicing madison exchanges going into the corner. The lower guy swerved on the exchange downtrack and took the girl out on the apron. She stacked it really hard. The guy went down too, but nowhere near as hard. Everyone was completely dumbfounded when it happened. The guy that crashed picked up his bike and brought it in. The dad of the little girl didn't say anything, just told his daughter that everyone crashes and that now she has it out of her system. The guy that took her out was *****ing about how he might have broken his thumb. Big ups to the dad of the girl for being so chill, and big downs for the other ******bag.

Sorry had to tell the story hahaha.

Little bikes like that make me happy because you see kids that are balls fast rollin' them at the track. I love it.
please tell me someone, anyone said something, ANYTHING to the ******bag ******* who was complaining because he KNOCKED A LITTLE GIRL DOWN.
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