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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, 01:04 PM   #1
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Is your fixed gear hot or not?

Hi, I've just created a website where you can submit, view and rate fixed gear and single speed bikes - MyFixedGear.net. I suppose it's a little like Hot or Not for fixed gear bikes.

The site's only just launched so I'd be really interested in what people think about it, and any suggestions on how to improve it. Also if you do like the site please feel free to submit your bike, which you can do here.

Cheers,

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Old 08-20-08, 01:14 PM   #2
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LOLZ. new fodder for the jackass threads?
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Old 08-20-08, 01:33 PM   #3
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Okay, I'll be the one to say it. "I like bikes and most bike people and a lot of bike sites." Myfixedgear, I appreciate your enthusiasm and share it too. That said, I must go for a joyride. Thank you for your labors.
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Old 08-20-08, 01:40 PM   #4
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I'd like to see the rating have a negative-0-positive set up.
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Old 08-20-08, 01:46 PM   #5
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i thought this was about whether or not your bike was stolen prior to being purchased by you. lots of stolen stuff floating around these parts.
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Old 08-20-08, 01:55 PM   #6
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ZiP0082, Ah yes, I can see how the title could be a little misleading.

Hey Otis, I like that idea a lot. I'll have to have a look and see if that's something I can add. Thanks.
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Old 08-20-08, 03:19 PM   #7
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not a bad idea but i'd suggest to rig up some way for the picture to automatically advance after you rate and there is a lot of repetition in the bikes coming up multiple times maybe find a way to limit or eliminate that.
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Old 08-20-08, 03:41 PM   #8
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i thought this was about whether or not your bike was stolen prior to being purchased by you. lots of stolen stuff floating around these parts.
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Old 08-20-08, 03:48 PM   #9
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There's already a site where people post pics of their bikes...oh yeah, this one! And the opinions are brutally honest.
By looking at the ratings, you can already see that people are goofing around.
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Excellent site. My only suggestion would be to encourage more people to submit photos of themselves with their bike, like this. Or then again maybe not.
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Old 08-22-08, 01:39 PM   #11
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Thanks a lot for the advice and submissions. Much appreciated.

xiamsammyx - the repetition should hopefully be solved once there are more bikes on the site, as the next button just picks a random bike.
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Old 08-22-08, 02:29 PM   #12
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I nhad to check when this was posted. Does hot or not still exist?
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I am so going for it...

Yep. HotOrNot still exists!
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Oh man... 2 bikes submitted! I am so getting laid...
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I wanna start a site like weight weenies, but for cheap-o builds. I'd call it cheapweenies!
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can we upload naked pics too?
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I uploaded my bike.
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can we upload naked pics too?
I don't see why not...
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I left my **** in the sun while shopping yesterday, came out and could barely touch the bars even with gloves on.

That should get me hot
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Thanks, all your bikes are now up on the site. Deathhare, MyFixedGear takes a liberal view towards nudity so if you want to include naked pictures, knock yourself out (metaphorically, of course) but if you do try to keep it tasteful.
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Hi, I've just created a website where you can submit, view and rate fixed gear and single speed bikes - MyFixedGear.net. I suppose it's a little like Hot or Not for fixed gear bikes.

The site's only just launched so I'd be really interested in what people think about it, and any suggestions on how to improve it. Also if you do like the site please feel free to submit your bike, which you can do here.

Cheers,

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http://encyclopediadramatica.com/The...Is_Killing_/b/

Oh I'm sorry wrong thread^Wsite

I :heart: my ride and will kill for it/die riding it. The opinion of a thousand slack-jawed hipsters LOLing and clicking 'next' means ... $0.02 to me.

Coming soon: LOLfixed.com and LOLster.com

can't wait. (puts head in oven)
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