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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 02-19-07, 02:24 AM   #1
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Whats with the facial hair in fixed gear riding?

Been seeing a large percentage of fixed gear riders sporting facial hair, whats going on there? I can only think that it keeps ur face warm in teh winter?
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Old 02-19-07, 02:26 AM   #2
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i would suppose that it is because fixed gear riders are primarily mammals

unlike roadies who are typically amphibians or reptiles

or commuters who tend to be birds
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Old 02-19-07, 02:26 AM   #3
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Wow.

You really can't kill these threads, can you?
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Old 02-19-07, 02:37 AM   #4
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Wow.

You really can't kill these threads, can you?
Nope.

Just like you can't kill bottle cage threads in the roadie forum.
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Old 02-19-07, 02:52 AM   #5
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winter insulation for me. it'll go in the spring.
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Old 02-19-07, 03:03 AM   #6
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Winter is my main impetus for bushy pubic hair.





There *dusts hands*...that oughta do it. (close this damn thing, that is)
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Old 02-19-07, 04:45 AM   #7
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Nope.

Just like you can't kill bottle cage threads in the roadie forum.
Why would you even venture to click on that forum? I'm thinking of trimming my goatee down to give me a Willy Wonka look. That wouldn't make me a hipster, would it?
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Old 02-19-07, 06:47 AM   #8
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serendipper's avatar = teh awesomest.

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because...

Life Is Better With A Beard
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Old 02-19-07, 07:58 AM   #10
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massive beard + shaved legs is very now
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are you really surprised? we're too lazy to work on gears so what makes you think we would put the effort into shaving?
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Old 02-19-07, 08:25 AM   #13
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i would suppose that it is because fixed gear riders are primarily mammals

unlike roadies who are typically amphibians or reptiles

or commuters who tend to be birds
Does that make fixie commuters bats? Sweeeeeet.
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Old 02-19-07, 08:31 AM   #14
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Why spend money on razors when you can spend it on bike parts?
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What is this...shaving thing...you speak of?
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Old 02-19-07, 09:02 AM   #16
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What is this...shaving thing...you speak of?

I think he was talking about Britney.
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Old 02-19-07, 09:08 AM   #17
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Does that make fixie commuters bats? Sweeeeeet.
Dunno, but I think it makes roadie commuters pterodactyls:

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Old 02-19-07, 09:48 AM   #20
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are you really surprised? we're too lazy to work on gears so what makes you think we would put the effort into shaving?

you're gonna get sig'ed in 5...4...3...2..1...
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It improves their training by increasing wind resistance.
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Everyone knows that how well you trackstand is related to the length and thickness of your beard.
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Old 02-19-07, 10:07 AM   #23
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Nope.

Just like you can't kill bottle cage threads in the roadie forum.
+ "what bartape should i use?" & "has anyone used (insert stupid small part that doesn't really matter)? thoughts & opinions please!"

sometimes i can't believe i even go over there. the same goes with this forum too, just moreso with teh roadies.
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like all the toestrap threads? i mean, yeah, toestraps matter, but all i ever use is mt. christophes, and no problem, so stfu about whatever blingy straps. hell, i think i may join the powergrip crowd soon.
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