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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 04-17-08, 04:21 PM   #1
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doin the BB twist

Twisted my spindle apart today so that the left crank popped off. It felt pretty weird. Yeah, it was an old co-op spindle, but I've never heard of anything like this happening. Not one to be seen walking a bike, I just powercranked it for the rest of the day - which doesn't feel as good as it looks, BTW. All bragging aside, this is just one more wake-up call to the james deans out there to PUT A GD BRAKE ON YOU BIKE!
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