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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 08-18-08, 01:32 PM   #1
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Ted Shread

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH5W1Z23wPg
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Old 08-18-08, 01:41 PM   #2
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this is better: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruef7aYCEbc
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Old 08-18-08, 01:47 PM   #3
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i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
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Old 08-18-08, 01:47 PM   #4
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at least 1 of those videos i hadn't seen before...
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Old 08-18-08, 01:48 PM   #5
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lmfao.
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Old 08-18-08, 02:07 PM   #6
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RIP Ted Shred.
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2 things.

Everyone has seen this.
You spelled Shred wrong.
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Old 08-18-08, 02:44 PM   #8
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RIP Ted Shred.
Really? I wouldnt be suprised if true.
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Agreed.
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Really? I wouldnt be suprised if true.

is this true?
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Old 08-18-08, 06:44 PM   #11
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is this true?
And this is how rumours get started.
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Posted countless times before.

Millions... maybe even THOUSANDS of times.
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Looking to switch to a ted shred setup, any tips or tricks?
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Google "Lemmings". That should be all you need to know.
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Looking to switch to a ted shred setup, any tips or tricks?
Smoke crack
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Looking to switch to a ted shred setup, any tips or tricks?
Go down a big hill, swerve a couple times (almost hitting a cadillac on the second swoop), decide to pick something to run into before you go further down the steeper part of the hill. For bonus points pick a curb right in front of a fire hydrant. Hit the curb dead on and fly over the handle bars and land right on the hydrant. Scrape your arm up and pop your front tire. Also totally kink your handlebars, but make sure it appears the stem just turned rather than anything getting bent.
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Old 08-18-08, 09:21 PM   #17
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I saw a guy a few weeks ago riding around Hayes Valley (in SF) in full Ted Shred style (freewheel and no brakes)...he seemed to function pretty well. It's an effective technique when I don't feel like totally bombing down a hill and good to learn in case you ever break your chain and you ride brakeless.
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Old 08-19-08, 04:26 PM   #18
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everyone is always bugin about ted but tons of bmx riders ride no brakes, it really isn't that bad.
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Old 08-19-08, 05:25 PM   #19
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at least 1 of those videos i hadn't seen before...
and my mom has seen it now.
wow. thanks
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Old 08-19-08, 05:33 PM   #20
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invest in many pairs of shoes.
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Old 08-20-08, 02:08 AM   #21
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Dude just hosted some sort of fixed gear bike competition in my town. I did not attend because I was too busy working and then sitting around at my house for a couple of hours while the other hipsters rode quantified who could ride backwards in circles the most.
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Old 08-20-08, 03:00 AM   #22
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there's brakeless bmx too
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