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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 11-17-07, 09:59 AM   #1
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Why ride fixed?

i ride SS and i see people with flip flop hubs that rarely or never use the SS side and i have always wondered why would you ride fixed? the only thing i can come up with is not coasting but thats not even that cool. SS is just way more fun
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Old 11-17-07, 10:02 AM   #2
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i see what you did there
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SS is noisy.
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Old 11-17-07, 10:14 AM   #5
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(this thread is in response to "why ride ss")
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Old 11-17-07, 10:15 AM   #6
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I have a friend with a Langster who's never seen the fixed side too. I don't think he gets it.
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^secretly switch it. that would freak him out.

i switched my roommates bike to the SS side once just to **** with him before a ride and he got on and almost fell right off....:sinister grin:
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Old 11-17-07, 02:15 PM   #11
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Ride a fixed gear....NO LOSE MOMENTUM!
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Old 11-17-07, 02:40 PM   #13
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no brake = less weight
ha i have 1
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