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    Fattest Thin Man Az B's Avatar
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    First fixie ride today

    64 miles. My knees hurt and my cog slipped, but other than that it was a lot of fun. It was a flat ride with little traffic and I was easily able to go faster than I usually do on the geared bike. I guess it was because it felt better to go faster what with the higher gearing and everything.

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    congrats. my first ride was a blast too. you running a brake?

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    It's that straight chainline that makes going fast easier. It's gotta be. I'm gonna keep telling myself that anyways. Congrats and make sure you tighten that cog and lockring.
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    Your first ride on a fixed gear was 64 miles? Hardcore, my man!
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    my first ride was around the block and i almost passed out. u my friend, are a hero
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    Yeah, must be made of steel (edit: OP, not OP's bike), I rode around my HS parking lot loop once first and that was enough.

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    Yeah man, thats incredible. My first fixed ride was 35 miles and I thought I was going to die. I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zephyr16
    congrats. my first ride was a blast too. you running a brake?
    I wasn't running one on the first ride, but I installed one for the second ride.

    Az

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