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    riding brakeless saved my head

    it kept me from charging down an unfamiliar hill and ending up in the hospital like my friend.

    your turn

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    Riding with a brake saved my balls. A car shot out of an intersection and I skidded and hit the brake and didn't run into the guy's door.
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    Chicks find my brake übersexy even though I haven't used it yet.
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    I tend to think that an inexperienced user of brakes might be safer if they can skid than if they had a front brake, because of the risk of flipping in a panic.. which could cause more trouble than just running into something. Really depends on the situation and the rider.

    The one thing riding brakeless hasn't saved is my tires.
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    Just because I'm not angry anymore doesn't mean I don't think bossmoniker and every other hipster **** I see riding around on aerowheels isn't a piece of **** thats only use is to be an easy target for ridicule.

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    That's why I run a ****ty front brake that will likely explode before locking up the front wheel.

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    I don't even ride. Your turn.
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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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    My front brake has ABS.....it can't lock up or flip the bike over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LóFarkas
    I don't even ride. Your turn.
    i dont even get out of bed.

    your turn

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    For me it was the same as veggiemafia, a car shot out into a 4 way intersection. If I did'nt have a brake I would have t-boned a 4Runner.

    I hardly ever use it, but I like having it for those oh ****e moments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tehz
    i dont even get out of bed.

    your turn
    i'm imagining this all.

    whose turn?

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    If you know what to do, you'll run out of finger strength before you lock the front or go over the handlebars.

    Just start out braking as normal and then move your body as far back as possible as you get to full strength.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SingleSpeeDemon
    Chicks find my brake übersexy even though I haven't used it yet.
    yeah, and theyll find you even uberer sexier if you take that hunk of aluminum and steel that you never use and throw it into a bonfire. lol.
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    and yeah, brakeless may chew up tires, but its only 10 bucks like, what...every two months? i mean come on. unless youre riding brakeless singlespeed and have to use your foot to stop, you shouldnt be going through tires (and shoes) like every couple weeks. a cheap vittoria zaffiro or something should hold up well enough untill it's thread starts to show. and they work better if they arent the "super grip" kind. just get some slicks or something. either that or you can just win races and get them for free like i do.
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    riding WITHOUT a brake def makes me ride less wrecklessly

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    Quote Originally Posted by trackstar10
    either that or you can just win races and get them for free like i do.
    damn, that's nice. what kind of tires you getting for free over there?

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    sounds like "not riding like an idiot" saved your head, brakeless or not

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmy_jazz
    sounds like "not riding like an idiot" saved your head, brakeless or not
    seriously. your homie should learn to use a brake properly

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    congratulations, you know your limits. however, they would be higher if you had a front brake.

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    I ride SO MUCH FASTER with a brake. It's awesome.

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    Sometimes I drive blindfolded. Sure keeps me under the speed limit! Talk about savings from not getting speeding tickets!

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    I ride with my cock out and my hands tied behind my back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BodiesOfLight
    I ride with my cock out and my hands tied behind my back.
    show off
    putting the pi back in pirate!
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    Apply the laws of earth and make it a victim
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    Its getting cold out. Watch out.
    Push me in the corner and put that pooty on me

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    Quote Originally Posted by BodiesOfLight
    I ride with my cock out and my hands tied behind my back.
    I do the same, with a midget hanging off me, punching me in the stomach.

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    I ride without a brake because it makes my bike lighter, and has less drag... somehow. and by my calculations, I save 0.0094553% of my energy.
    Sucks to your ass-mar!

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