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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 02-25-04, 08:07 AM   #1
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What would you not buy again?

In the build up of your hodge podge fixies, what would you not get again and why?

Mine, no suzue basic hub with durace cog. 'Cause they sucked.
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Old 02-25-04, 08:12 AM   #2
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What exactly sucked? I'm running the same set-up and it's been fine so far.

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half the contents of my spare parts box...
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half the contents of my spare parts box...
Maybe you should display what you have in the spare parts bin for us to pick through. I always need more crap
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same here...
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Old 02-25-04, 01:13 PM   #8
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I'll never buy something before I've decided what I want. Like getting a 135mm track hub before I get a frame it'll fit in (and end up with a 120mm frame), or Profile bullhorns and bar end levers, and end up using cut down drops and an aero lever. Stupidity reigns in my workshop :
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anything from WTB...saddles, tires, pedals...

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....ahh.....except for their one discontinued item which I have & love: WTB Dirt Drops
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Whb/what is wtb?
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Willy Talks B*llsh*t
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sure. i'll post a list when i get home...
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better yet, I'll post a photo of my garage tonight!
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Thanks. I'm catching on.
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1) Goldmember cut out autographed by Willy Karsten - obviously an E-bay fake.

2) The same model TTT aerobars as were used to break the work hour record in +/- 1993 (read, before people fully understood aero positioning or comfort).
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a 27.2 seatpost. either that or frames that need a 25.0 one.

bleh.

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Should have seen that comin'.

Seems to be many a folks are trying to rile me up here lately.

Guess I'm not status quo no mo.
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1) Goldmember cut out autographed by Willy Karsten - obviously an E-bay fake.
Well, the real one may be for sale since I didn't win on the rims I wanted.
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Seems to be many a folks are trying to rile me up here lately.

Guess I'm not status quo no mo.
What the hell did they feed you for 30 days? Whimp-Chow?
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What the hell did they feed you for 30 days? Whimp-Chow?
I'm softening up for the rebuild of my soul.
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Sounds like Wimp Chow to me.
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Sounds like Wimp Chow to me.
This coming from the man who broke his collarbone trying to procreate with goats.
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