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    Crotch hitting my stem...?

    yeah so Im an f-ing fixed gear noob, Anyway ive been riding for about a month and id have to say Im a pretty good skidder, but when I lean over to lock my rear wheel my crotch hits the stem, and it does not feel good at all. So today I decided to take my bike to my local shop to get my fork cut so my stem wouldnt be so high, I had it cut about 1 1/2 in. Doing this actually made it way worse, now it hits my p-ness. It sounds pretty lame but has anyone ever invested in a stem cover? or has anyone ever had this problem? any info would be great. I was thinking of just contacting the original manufacturer of the stem that came stock with my bike, buy a new one and just deal with it hitting my pubic bone.

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    I'm new too, but my friend has this problem. He made a stem cover and that remedies it. However, his bike is a bit too big for him too, so maybe that's the root of the problem for you too.

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    Lollerz
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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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    don't put your crotch so far forward.

    or, lube up first.

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    Learn to skid without being that far over the bars?
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    my opinion is more correct than your opinion

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    Its actually quite weird, im not that far over the bars..

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    Quote Originally Posted by patrickgh View Post
    Learn to skid without being that far over the bars?
    This is probably the best thing to do actually. I think no matter how big it is you'll still have that problem.

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    no, other than getting a different size frame or changing your technique that's all there is to it.

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    smaller frame?

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    Cut it off. Bobbitt style.

    Problem solved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xsxe24x View Post
    So today I decided to take my bike to my local shop to get my fork cut so my stem wouldnt be so high, I had it cut about 1 1/2 in.
    wtf is this a joke?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cizzlak View Post
    wtf is this a joke?
    is your handle bar mustache a joke?

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    I had typed something or other, but wow..

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    Quote Originally Posted by xsxe24x View Post
    is your handle bar mustache a joke?
    Touche, but what you can't see is the rest of the unshorn facial hair...

    I suppose I should bring myself into the barber shop and have my entire head waxed to solve the problem.

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    Find an old 1980s BMX stem pad, learn to skid like a normal person, both, or die

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    My friend told me a story about how a guy explained why he wears a patch over his eye. This one eyed guy said he put a rock on a railroad track to see if a train would crush it. When the train hit the rock, the rock flew into his face.

    This guy made two mistakes here.

    1. He sat and watched.
    2. He told sombody he sat and watched.

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    667, thank you for that....

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    Quote Originally Posted by 667 View Post
    My friend told me a story about how a guy explained why he wears a patch over his eye. This one eyed guy said he put a rock on a railroad track to see if a train would crush it. When the train hit the rock, the rock flew into his face.

    This guy made two mistakes here.

    1. He sat and watched.
    2. He told sombody he sat and watched.
    Haha, that was great.

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    Stewie from the Family Guy: "How's your riding position now... cumfy... hmmm?"

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    have a smaller penis, duh.

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    So, the question's been answered, correct?

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