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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 05-11-07, 08:18 AM   #1
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Umm.. I may have a problem...

I drive my kids stroller like I ride.

... accelerating to pass.

... keeping an eye out and avoiding bumps in the sidewalk.

... hands close to center on the bar.

... finding a line between pedestrians/other strollers.

... I even caught myself a couple of days ago peeking over my shoulder before moving over...

I have serious and deeply embedded mental issues.
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Old 05-11-07, 08:39 AM   #2
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get a front brake
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Old 05-11-07, 08:54 AM   #3
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br@k3le$s stro113rs 4 lyf!@!!!!11!!
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Old 05-11-07, 09:59 AM   #4
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I do the same with shopping carts in Whole Foods or other big markets.
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Old 05-11-07, 01:31 PM   #5
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I have issues.
Go away and come back when you gots Ouries on that sum beach.
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Old 05-11-07, 01:38 PM   #6
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Wait...you have kid(s)? That's your problem right there.
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Old 05-11-07, 02:11 PM   #7
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I like to think of it as enhanced spacial awareness (well, I do now anyway).
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Old 05-11-07, 02:18 PM   #8
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Who said those were problems. As far as I am concerned that appropiate stroller/cycling etiquette.
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Old 05-11-07, 02:20 PM   #9
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I do the same with shopping carts in Whole Foods or other big markets.
i like driving shopping carts on two wheels like a bicycle
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When I drive my Volkswagen I never shift out of 1st gear...that whole 7,000 rpms thing doesn't scare me...I just tell my car to keep spinning.
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Old 05-11-07, 03:07 PM   #11
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When I drive my Volkswagen I never shift out of 1st gear...that whole 7,000 rpms thing doesn't scare me...I just tell my car to keep spinning.
Yeah, but is it brakeless? Do you put your balls on the steering wheel to skid?
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Old 05-11-07, 03:08 PM   #12
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get a front brake
I actually have a stroller with a front brake.
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Old 05-11-07, 03:09 PM   #13
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Yeah, but is it brakeless? Do you put your balls on the steering wheel to skid?

Psshhh...duhhhh. I have toe straps on my clutch and gas pedal. The brake pedal needless to say is gone.
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Old 05-11-07, 06:41 PM   #14
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Psshhh...duhhhh. I have toe straps on my clutch and gas pedal. The brake pedal needless to say is gone.
Agreed, just downshift.
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Old 05-11-07, 10:54 PM   #15
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I drive my kids stroller like I ride.

... hands close to center on the bar.

Why would you ride like that to begin with?
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Old 05-11-07, 11:02 PM   #16
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I dont see a problem here
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