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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 03-26-08, 12:07 PM   #1
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Fixed gear riding story on BikePortland

BikePortland has a nice story up:

http://bikeportland.org/2008/03/26/u...l-in-portland/
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Old 03-26-08, 01:14 PM   #2
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hey thats us yesterday. except not me cause i skidded through my tire and popped it right before
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Old 03-26-08, 01:33 PM   #3
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i love how it says pdxfixed was "announced yesterday", not "created, developed, announced and peopled yesterday". hee hee.
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Old 03-26-08, 02:22 PM   #4
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^-- Yeah true. Gotta start somewhere. I imagine if it said 'some kids just started a website called …' no one would bother looking it up.

Glad Jonathan posted about it though, hopefully it helps the community unite a little here.
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I added a pdxfixed.com shout out in my sig here at BF and roadbikereview.com
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hopefully it helps the community unite a little here.
i love how people now need the internet to make friends.
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Old 03-26-08, 03:38 PM   #7
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Don't be a mega-******.

You are on the Internet now, jackass.
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As usual there's a flame war in the comments section. Happens every time there's an article about track bikes on the street over at good old BikePortland.org
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Old 03-26-08, 03:49 PM   #9
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uh was there ever any doubt that the "urban fixed-gear scene" wasnt alive in portland?
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^-- Yeah true. Gotta start somewhere. I imagine if it said 'some kids just started a website called ' no one would bother looking it up.

Glad Jonathan posted about it though, hopefully it helps the community unite a little here.
yeah, i just thought it was funny knowing what went down and seeing how it was phrased.
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Yeah, but he's here to make enemies, see?
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