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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 07-23-08, 10:00 AM   #1
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CNN cover shows fixie getting away from Dolly

Anyone see this cover pic from CNN today? Shows a guy on a fixie getting chased by Dolly.

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Old 07-23-08, 10:05 AM   #2
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Looks like a coaster brake to me.
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Old 07-23-08, 10:18 AM   #3
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-1, its a cruiser with a coaster brake
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Old 07-23-08, 10:23 AM   #4
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-1, it's bum bars
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Old 07-23-08, 10:25 AM   #5
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-1 dudes pant leg isnt rolled up
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Old 07-23-08, 10:27 AM   #6
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Old 07-23-08, 10:33 AM   #7
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-1 for lady bike top tube. Dolly must be chasing him for stealing her bike.
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Old 07-23-08, 10:41 AM   #8
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Old 07-23-08, 10:42 AM   #9
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-1 kickstand
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Old 07-23-08, 11:00 AM   #11
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Man you guys are evil.

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-1 to all of you who ride a fixed gear because of "image"
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+5 for thinking a bike can outrun a hurricane.
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+5 for thinking a bike can outrun a hurricane.
It's not the bike, it's the engine.
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Old 07-23-08, 11:04 AM   #14
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-1 minority member, only suburban rich kids have their parents buy them tarck bikes
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+5 for thinking a bike can outrun a hurricane.
The storm, the second of the Atlantic hurricane season, was centered 30 miles east of Brownsville, Texas, at 10 a.m. CT (11 a.m. ET), moving northwest at 7 mph.

Maybe he should he get +7 so he breaks even?
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ahaha. it would have been hilarious to see the new orleans freeways clogged up by bikes right before katrina, they sure as hell would have gotten out faster than the buses (et al) actually did!
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-1 to all of you who ride a fixed gear because of "image"
-1 to all of you who end up wiping out epically after your pants get caught in your chainring.
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Bum bars on a cruiser bike. At least its unique.
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[QUOTE=danmerk23;7117176]Anyone see this cover pic from CNN today? Shows a guy on a fixie getting chased by Dolly.

Dolly the cloned sheep? She's not in the picture.
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-1 for smiling at the camera. cool kids don't smile.
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-1 no lycra
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+2 no lycra.
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