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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 04-19-08, 11:36 AM   #1
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how many of you giuys run in the singlespeed side?

Ive been keeping up with the roadies on group rides on my rush hour 48x16 works good for me. Going down the big hills I spin out a bit but going up I pass alot of them, they are sitting there spinning the easiest gear they can. I get weird looks on my rush hour but I keep up with most of those guys.
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Old 04-19-08, 11:41 AM   #2
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duder, this is my job.
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Old 04-19-08, 11:42 AM   #3
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woot? haha
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Old 04-19-08, 11:56 AM   #5
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What exactly was your question? Because the content of this thread and the title have little to do with each other as far as I can tell.
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Old 04-19-08, 12:18 PM   #6
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My bikes are either fixed or single speed. I run fixed/fixed on flip-flops.
If I need to coast I'll bring out my dedicated single speed road bike.
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Old 04-19-08, 12:21 PM   #7
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I got all excited to post in this thread after reading in the topic just to find out that its another stupid ****ing claimer thread.
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Old 04-19-08, 12:24 PM   #8
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my question was "how many of you guys ride singlespeed?" you need to go ride your bike!
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Old 04-19-08, 12:38 PM   #9
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my question was "how many of you guys ride singlespeed?" you need to go ride your bike!
nah but seriously, shut up.
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Old 04-19-08, 12:41 PM   #10
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nah but seriously, shut up.

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nah but seriously, shut up.
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Old 04-19-08, 01:30 PM   #12
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Too bad nobody, especially not people on the internet whom you've probably never met in person, care if you can keep up with "the roadies". Guess, what? You're a "roadie".
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Ive been keeping up with the roadies on group rides on my rush hour 48x16 works good for me. Going down the big hills I spin out a bit but going up I pass alot of them, they are sitting there spinning the easiest gear they can. I get weird looks on my rush hour but I keep up with most of those guys.
Dude, you're ****ing slow, I smoke all the roadies on my fixxxxxxxxxxxxxxxie running a 1:1 gear ratio. I GOT MAD ONLINE BRAGGING SKILLLZZZZZZ
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Old 04-19-08, 01:38 PM   #14
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I care about what some random people I've never met think about me and my physical prowess. Affirm me.
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My ignore list has been getting a workout lately.
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I sometimes throw it over onto the ss side if I'm to be climbing a lot of hills. Fixed can be as much of a workout going downhill as going up and when I'm headed to work at 6:30 am I am not in the mood.

OP, don't come on here talking about how you are faster than the roadies. It makes you sound like a recumbent rider and that's pretty dang sad.

And if you want to know what roadies think about other roadies bragging about smoking other roadies, do a search for R600 DuraAce.
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Old 04-19-08, 03:27 PM   #17
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Going down the big hills I spin out a bit but going up I pass alot of them, they are sitting there spinning the easiest gear they can.
they're probably keeping cadence, dumb****.
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Old 04-19-08, 03:30 PM   #18
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duder, this is my job.
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