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    Be Honest

    What do you think when you see someone with

    1. A FG conversion?
    2. A front brake?
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    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    i saw my first hipster yesterday. i was disgusted

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    Thank you for your honesty.
    Quote Originally Posted by 91MF View Post
    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    i dont want to answer your answer because i have brake on my fixed gear bike, and i also have a fixed gear conversion

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    "Theres someone who probably has fun riding a bike, cool."

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    Quote Originally Posted by solbrothers View Post
    i dont want to answer your answer because i have brake on my fixed gear bike, and i also have a fixed gear conversion
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    Thank you for your honesty.
    ^^
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    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    I have 2 brakes on my fixed gear conversion

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brvn View Post
    "Theres someone who probably has fun riding a bike, cool."
    OK
    Quote Originally Posted by 91MF View Post
    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    1. Depends entirely on the bike that was converted. If it was some super-rare vintage road bike with the braze-ons dremelled off I might shake my head a few times, but if it's a Peugot or something I don't really care, I see plenty every day, and unless I like them, which I often do, I don't really think twice about them.

    2. I have a front brake. I like seeing front brakes. Unless it's on my bike and I'm not riding it. =/

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    Quote Originally Posted by desmo13 View Post
    I have 2 brakes on my fixed gear conversion
    What's with BF members & reading?

    Let's try this again...

    Quote Originally Posted by bigbris1 View Post
    What do you think when you see someone with

    1. A FG conversion?
    2. A front brake?
    Quote Originally Posted by 91MF View Post
    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jabba Degrassi View Post

    2. I have a front brake. I like seeing front brakes. Unless it's on my bike and I'm not riding it. =/
    completely agree lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jabba Degrassi View Post
    1. Depends entirely on the bike that was converted. If it was some super-rare vintage road bike with the braze-ons dremelled off I might shake my head a few times, but if it's a Peugot or something I don't really care, I see plenty every day, and unless I like them, which I often do, I don't really think twice about them.
    I can respect this ^ but you lost me here:

    Quote Originally Posted by Jabba Degrassi View Post
    2. I have a front brake. I like seeing front brakes. Unless it's on my bike and I'm not riding it. =/
    So you'd rather your bike didn't have a brake?
    Quote Originally Posted by 91MF View Post
    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    1. good for them
    2. prepared
    yes . . . .my legs are sore

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    Quote Originally Posted by anthegreat1 View Post
    1. good for them
    2. prepared
    Nice.

    How are you prepared?
    Quote Originally Posted by 91MF View Post
    bigbris stopped two runaway busses riding brakeless one time.

    the moral of the story: riding brakeless saves lives.

    i am serious.

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    1. bike
    2. stop

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    Is this like word association? That's a fun game.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbris1 View Post
    What do you think when you see someone with

    1. A FG conversion?
    2. A front brake?
    i think i see someone with a clue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbris1 View Post
    What do you think when you see someone with

    1. A FG conversion?
    2. A front brake?
    1. Indifference.
    2. Indifference.

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    I really, really hate all the ****ty bike co-op cobbled together piece of **** conversions I see kids riding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbris1 View Post
    I can respect this ^ but you lost me here:



    So you'd rather your bike didn't have a brake?
    I was trying to make a joke about my bike being stolen but failed. ;_;

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    1. Get your money up
    2. Get your skills up

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    in all honesty...

    1. as long as it's done nice i think "that's a sweet fixed gear" and usually don't even notice it's a conversion until i see the drop-outs

    2. i never think twice when i see someone with a brake. it's when i see someone without a brake that i think to myself "oh man... i know what happens then"
    before posting, a "noob" should always ask themselves "could this have been answered by first visiting Sheldon Brown

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    1. Not enough data to compute.
    2. I bet they can stop their bike reasonably.
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    "Theres someone who probably has fun riding a bike, cool." Nailed it.

    Honestly, put on a pair of blinders on if what other people ride bothers you that much. Converting bikes is an enjoyable process that keeps a lot of vintage bikes out of the landfill.

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    I really dont understand the hatred for someone not riding the same kind of bike we do. If you drive do you hate anyone not driving the same kind of car as you? When I am riding I am always happy to see someone else riding. Dont matter if they are a hipster. Dont matter if they are on a 20 speed Colnago. Dont matter to me if they are on a cobbled up conversion. At least they are riding a bike instead of riding in a cage and waisting fuel.

    I have three young children to raise. My fixie has a front brake on it.
    There are no guarantees in life; epilepsy shouldn't be looked at as a complete roadblock but as a hill that may need additional pedaling to get over. In the long run you will be a stronger person for it.

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