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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 09-08-06, 11:18 AM   #1
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ruling fixed gear video

http://youtube.com/watch?v=OF6vAFVJTzA
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Old 09-08-06, 11:27 AM   #2
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hell yes!
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Old 09-08-06, 11:28 AM   #3
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Suspension seats!
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Thats some crazy SH*T.... That backflip was nuts...
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I wanna see some trials ****.
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holy ****! that's rad.

velocity is supposed to start making wheelchair wheels. just a matter of time until chairs are rocking pink deep-vs
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Old 09-08-06, 12:11 PM   #7
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holy ****! that's rad.

velocity is supposed to start making wheelchair wheels. just a matter of time until chairs are rocking pink deep-vs
Phil has been making wheelchair hubs forever.
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Old 09-08-06, 12:20 PM   #8
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that rules so hard its not even funny....at first I thought it was just going to be the guy wiping out and I was about to stop it
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Old 09-08-06, 12:26 PM   #9
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Old 09-08-06, 12:26 PM   #10
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Thats some crazy SH*T.... That backflip was nuts...
I half expected him to get out of his chair and jump around after he landed that.
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Old 09-08-06, 03:09 PM   #11
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holy ****! that's rad.

velocity is supposed to start making wheelchair wheels. just a matter of time until chairs are rocking pink deep-vs
I believe wheelchair wheels are 650's or 26in wheels. You could just buy the rims from velocity, hubs from phil and you would be all set.
I have wheelchair tires on my blinged out grocery getter ( titanium and carbon goodness). I live in a safe area. The bike doesn't say Schwinn or Trek, so it is relatively safe with a ulock.
I recall "Sampson" from "Half Baked " rocking some gold Spins. ( help me out with a image people, google didn't help)
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Old 09-08-06, 03:23 PM   #12
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that rules so hard its not even funny....at first I thought it was just going to be the guy wiping out and I was about to stop it
I almost stopped it when i found out it wasnt that.

pretty cool though.
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Old 09-08-06, 03:30 PM   #13
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I believe wheelchair wheels are 650's or 26in wheels. You could just buy the rims from velocity, hubs from phil and you would be all set.
I have wheelchair tires on my blinged out grocery getter ( titanium and carbon goodness). I live in a safe area. The bike doesn't say Schwinn or Trek, so it is relatively safe with a ulock.
I recall "Sampson" from "Half Baked " rocking some gold Spins. ( help me out with a image people, google didn't help)
Dude i work with has spinergy wheels, straight pull spokes, and i believe some panaracer pasella tires on his wheelchair.

It's not suprizing how skilled you get spending 12 hrs a day in the chair, but i'm still impressed with the stuff he can pull off.
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Old 09-08-06, 04:00 PM   #14
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I'm speechless....could be the sweetest thing i've seen in years.

i'm with Yoshi, I felt he was gonna miraculously stand up and do the HAMMER DANCE!
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Old 09-08-06, 04:08 PM   #15
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That kid just got on my inspiration not to be lazy list. Tied with the Blind professional Downhill MtnBiker.

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Dude i work with has spinergy wheels, straight pull spokes, and i believe some panaracer pasella tires on his wheelchair.
My wife already makes fun of me for seeing what kinda bike someone is riding when were in the car. Now she is going to pick on me for trying to checkout what wheels someone has on thier wheelchair. Thanks.
I'd flip if I saw the 80's BMX look, someone could get the skyways for their chair too. http://www.skywaywheels.com/products_006.htm
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Old 09-08-06, 04:18 PM   #16
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i want some 700c tuff wheels
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Old 09-08-06, 05:13 PM   #17
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since the guy didn't jump out of the wheelchair right away when he landed that backflip, nor did he even attempt to, are we to assume that he is in the chair for a reason? I just assumed it was some kids messing around...what does everyone else think? is he really "handicapped" (or, handicapable)?

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i was wondering the same thing, but hes strapped in or somthing.

After some thought: yeah, hes a handicap
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one of my dreams is to make a sweetass bike trailer with phil wheelchair hubs

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Old 09-08-06, 06:40 PM   #20
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i'm pretty sure he's handicapped

a)no one who isn't handicapped would want to spend enough time in a wheel chair to get that good
b)his legs look kinda small and atrophied.
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man i hope this sport picks up momentum. imagine quadraplegics doing that **** with a joystick and a straw. backflip schmackflip, imagine the **** you'd try if you had nothing else to lose.
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man i hope this sport picks up momentum. imagine quadraplegics doing that **** with a joystick and a straw. backflip schmackflip, imagine the **** you'd try if you had nothing else to lose.
whooa...maybe a little too far? (HILARIOUS!!!)
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Old 09-08-06, 09:08 PM   #24
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If I ever need a wheelchair I'm rolling Phil hubs, and I'm putting King headsets in those little swivelly casters for the tiny front wheels.
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I saw a vid a while back on some trials forums, of a non-handicapped dude messing around in a wheelchair, and doing some serious drops.. until he snapped the front wheels... this was a non-suspension chair, mind you.
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