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Old 05-20-07, 06:09 AM   #1
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Wow

so i went to the local bike co-op yesterday and went through a pile of bikes that were going to be discarded due to being too old/broke/not-sellable to fix. i pulled out a bmx...an allen key and some air made it ride. i decided i wanted to try and learn a couple of tricks, so i went over to the bmx forum.

i can't read half the posts.

also, i'm debating going back there to salvage and fix a polo bike and a tall bike, which i might build as a fixed gear tall bike.

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Old 05-20-07, 06:34 AM   #2
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crap, how do i edit the thread titles?
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Quick, think of an acronym for w.o.i.w, it's your only hope.

It's OK, I am sure no one here will notice the irony.
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"Woiw"? BMX spelling must be contagious....
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Old 05-20-07, 08:39 AM   #5
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the irony hurts.
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get back over there and dont come back until you can read 100% of their posts!
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this post is making me want to go to the BMX forum and know I thinks I will.
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crap, how do i edit the thread titles?
you have to ask a mod to do it for you
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its already been edited twice
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Go back and snag a few frames for a rainy day/alt bike.
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well, i've got one, and most of the frames had cottered or ashtabula cranks. i don't want to deal with that.

i'm going to go back to the bmx forum, though. i need to learn some tricks.
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so i went over to the bmx forum. i can't read half the posts.
Ha, that's funny because the mod, FitRider921 is pretty stringent about proper spelling. Oh, and make sure to call everything "gay" he loves that!
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heh, i've been reading more...i guess it's only a couple of people and i was reading threads where they posted a lot.

but yeah, i read the n00b thread...good stuff.
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