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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 08-20-08, 01:29 AM   #1
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Somebody should get this guy into riding fixed...

http://www.vimeo.com/1227995?pg=embed&sec=1227995

I'm not into tricks, but this guy might take it to a new level.
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Old 08-20-08, 01:40 AM   #2
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good stuff
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Old 08-20-08, 02:04 AM   #3
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Dude's got balls. Big brass ones.
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Old 08-20-08, 02:10 AM   #4
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I don't get it, he's on a BMX - a bike built for tricks and you're saying he should get a skinny road frame not allow him to freewheel (imo almost essential for doing big jumps/tricks) completely changed the handling of the bike, much taller frame so he can't hop too high.. And somehow this'll make him better?

Is a good video, I just had to ask!
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Old 08-20-08, 02:21 AM   #5
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And somehow this'll make him better?
He didnt say it would make the guy better. Nowhere does the OP say that.
He said that the crazy guy might take fixed riding to a new level.

Not that I agree with that...but that's what he said.
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Old 08-20-08, 02:28 AM   #6
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Old 08-20-08, 04:32 AM   #7
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kids pretty good not much for style points though ... tech points he's def. racking em up !
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Old 08-20-08, 06:54 AM   #8
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wow. dude's nuts! like the tony trujillo of bikes. good stuff
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Old 08-20-08, 07:36 AM   #9
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i recently fell off my bike and evry time i see that guy jump or fall i cringe
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Old 08-20-08, 08:57 AM   #10
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"voted most likely to get a darwin award"

still sick to watch, but the kid's gonna die.
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Old 08-20-08, 09:46 AM   #11
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I cracked a few ribs riding a dirt jump track a few weeks ago on my MTB. I was unconfortable watching some of that.
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Old 08-20-08, 09:52 AM   #12
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That was nuts.
Pretty mad skillz.
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Old 08-20-08, 09:54 AM   #13
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He would go through track bikes the way I go through underwear.

*fart* Excuse me. *spurt*
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Old 08-20-08, 11:14 AM   #14
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Kinda of parkour on a bike... Someone should get him a sponsor.
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Old 08-20-08, 11:23 AM   #15
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wish **** sorta stuff was happening when i was younger !!

WICKED riding . nice stuff !!
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Old 08-20-08, 11:45 AM   #16
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Cool video. I was hoping he was going to drop onto the little slide that is shown in the movie peview picture.
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Old 08-20-08, 12:11 PM   #17
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If you went half as big as some of the **** this guy does on a track bike you'd have taco'd wheels. Maybe 40 spoke Phils to randoneurring rims = the new tarck ****?
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That was gnar-iffic. Taking fixed gear to that level tho...what's the point?
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That was gnar-iffic. Taking fixed gear to that level tho...what's the point?
I don't know, what was the point of taking BMX racing bikes to that level?

It's fun, stoopid.
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Old 08-20-08, 03:06 PM   #20
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wow... good ****..

I haven't seen some BMX stuff like that in a long time. That guys like the Ali Boulala of BMX
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Old 08-20-08, 04:45 PM   #21
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If that kid was on a track bike, he'd be bumping the front wheel against a wall and going backward for a stroke like all the other Cadence-sponsored bumbaclaats. Hooray for actually using an appropriate bike for stunting. Kid is sick, and Sham rules.

If you want to see someone doing similar stuff on a road bike: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWOVRHVZFjk
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Old 08-20-08, 04:52 PM   #22
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I don't know, what was the point of taking BMX racing bikes to that level?

It's fun, stoopid.
you make a good point.

i think fixed gear tricks are stupid, but i wonder where it's gonna go. are kids gonna stop playing messenger and start playing BMX in a couple years?
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Old 08-20-08, 05:51 PM   #23
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"voted most likely to get a darwin award"

still sick to watch, but the kid's gonna die.
Yeah your head can only take so much trauma and he hit his cranium just a few times. I mean no helmet? I wear a helmet just riding to my classes. This guy is jumping off roofs...

This is the channel Death watches. "OH OH OH OH This is it....damn...maybe next time..."
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Old 08-20-08, 08:23 PM   #24
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sign that kid up for gummo 2
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***'n insane.
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