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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, 04:53 PM   #1
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reperpose/thrifting

I was down at the salva and found for $2 a pair, some great pants for riding. Babseball pants. They're short, stretchy, breathable, good fit, and long wearing. I got 3 pair and I've really been diggin em. Anyone else find some other cool stuff to repurpose for cycling?
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Old 02-19-07, 05:07 PM   #2
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I have a friend that found some deck booties for sailing at a thrift and he uses em as his winter booties


I use a german military butt pack as my hipsack with a seatbelt from my old volvo for a belt
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Old 02-19-07, 05:17 PM   #3
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when i first started messing i had this ugly green canvas army backpack. thing was big, it could hold a banker's box easily....but damn. looking back, it was crap.
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I repurposed a track bike as a street bike.

I've also been known to repurpose a messenger bag as a commuter bag.

It's scary out here on the leading edge.
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