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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 05-18-07, 07:46 AM   #1
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trying to stick it in the hole

how should i get reverse brake levers into the ends of a set of steel cruiser bars? (currently the bar diameter is too small.) should i shave the lever insert part down? slit the bar ends? just hammer the crap out of them?
(this is relevant because it's a ss build.)
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Old 05-18-07, 07:51 AM   #2
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Lots of lube and go slow.
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Don't do it! IT'S UNNATURAL!!
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Amyl nitrate
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Old 05-18-07, 09:35 AM   #6
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quite possibly the best thread title i've ever seen on bikeforums
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Old 05-18-07, 10:20 AM   #7
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the answer is "reamer"
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Why do you know about this...

Wiki churned(sp?) up some interesting facts.
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I kinda got disappointed realizing we weren't talking buckets again. Even if I rage against it, I still have a few secret jpegs of the stuff way back in the recesses of the disk drive.
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Old 05-18-07, 11:17 AM   #10
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Jungle juice my fav brand. Oops, to much info?
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put some hair around it
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dude put it where it doesnt belong
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Oh, Chloe...

(the "Oh ****, that guy made a movie reference, I'm going to be the first to call it and IMPRESS ALL MY INTERNET FRIENDS" contest is now officially on)
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Old 05-19-07, 12:15 AM   #15
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you are all an unbelievable amount of no help
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"hey, what's with the 'tude! these people are trying to HELP YOU!!!"

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nitrite
Yeah, I really should know the difference. Fingers crossed it doesnt come up in my finals.
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That's what she said
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Yeah, I really should know the difference. Fingers crossed it doesnt come up in my finals.
Well, judging from your avatar, indeed you should. Good luck with your finals!
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