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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 02-22-07, 08:37 AM   #1
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*@#&ed up dream

So I had a dream last night where I was coming home, and going down this long hill. Suddenly, I realize I'm coasting. I coast down the hill and jump the curb into this guy's yard to stop, and take a look, expecting a broken chain or stripped threads or something. Instead, I see that my derailleur is sticking out at a weird angle. My derailleur?

What does this mean?
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Old 02-22-07, 08:40 AM   #2
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Stay away from yards.
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Old 02-22-07, 08:52 AM   #3
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It means you were riding a 'regular' bike.

If you had a derailleur, you were running gears. If you were running gears, you would have been coasting.
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It means you were riding a 'regular' bike.

If you had a derailleur, you were running gears. If you were running gears, you would have been coasting.
I was still brakeless, though. Also, there was still only the one cog in the back. So I could have been SS, but brakeless? And I've never ridden SS.
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it means you had a death wish and tried to ride a coaster brake with a singulator
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I was still brakeless, though. Also, there was still only the one cog in the back. So I could have been SS, but brakeless? And I've never ridden SS.
You subconsciously want to be Ted Shred.
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Your subconscious doesn't know **** about bikes.
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i had a dream last night where i was riding a tilt-a-whirl on a giant stainless steel bowl-shaped paltform way high up in the sky. then my car slid right over the gaurd rail and i fell to my death.
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Stop with the crack
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i had a dream last night where i was riding a tilt-a-whirl on a giant stainless steel bowl-shaped paltform way high up in the sky. then my car slid right over the gaurd rail and i fell to my death.

that means quit driving
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if yer gonna ride brakeless and your derailleur is already messed up

take it off and go fixed

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I had a dream about breakfast cereal pieces/bits with superpowers. Well, I don't know if they were super per se, but they had little capes and one of them [a Shreddie] had a staff [like a bo staff]. They looked pretty tough. Did I mention this dream was in an animated sepiatone? It was, sort of like a fuzzy Squigglevision. There were no bikes in my dream.

I was watching Doctor Who tonight, and it had Darleks and Cybermen. I know! I'll report on any dreams, particularly those involving SS/FG bikes.
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Despite claims to the contrary, you are secretly craving another brake vs. brakeless thread...
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This is very common in dreams...

its means you have seven days...

7...

Goodluck to you
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It means that if you ever run a geared bike brakeless, you won't actually crash but wind up in someones garden

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I had a dream the other night I worked at a bike store, and they were having a huge sale at midnight, and we had to move like 2000 bikes out of the store onto this big weird rock island that stuck out of this pond or lake that was nearby. later I think I figured out the rock was really the back of some giant sea beast.
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I had a dream the other night I worked at a bike store, and they were having a huge sale at midnight, and we had to move like 2000 bikes out of the store onto this big weird rock island that stuck out of this pond or lake that was nearby. later I think I figured out the rock was really the back of some giant sea beast.
damn - so did you get to claim that on your insurance? That type of fiasco could put small stores under.
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