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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 11-20-08, 09:02 PM   #1
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do any of you philly riders watch parking wars?

i see messengers and other fixed riders in the background all the time. i just saw a guy on a red bike with a green (and white?) bag with a helmet ride by.
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Old 11-20-08, 09:09 PM   #2
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ive never heard of this show, but the premise sounds interesting enough to check out.
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Old 11-20-08, 09:10 PM   #3
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I watch it sometimes.
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Old 11-20-08, 09:20 PM   #4
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The basis for that show is so terrible, and sometimes I think the situations are set up. However, Ill admit, it does keep my attention.
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Old 11-20-08, 09:39 PM   #5
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I watch it sometimes also.
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Old 11-20-08, 11:04 PM   #6
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I saw it one time and it actually kept them looking as stupid/ignorant as they are in real life. I know at least two of the requirements on the job applications at the P.P.A. are 1, "You must be an ex-con." 2, "You must be a High School drop out."
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Old 11-20-08, 11:17 PM   #7
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No, but periodically PPA people come into the store I work in, and my boss and I joke about denying them service because of all the trouble they cause.
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