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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 12-01-08, 11:03 PM   #1
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fixed wheel haters!

What is wrong with this guy?

He's having a crack at fixy riders!

Fixy riders unite! Get over there and leave a comment.

http://www.livenews.com.au/Articles/...omenon#yoursay
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Old 12-01-08, 11:18 PM   #2
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uh, it's actually pretty informative (for those unfamiliar with a fixed gear) and pretty reasonable.
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Old 12-01-08, 11:20 PM   #3
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I really shouldn't have read your post based solely on your name and the fact that you use the "word" "fixy" but i decided to and read the article and I see absolutely nothing wrong with the article written that you linked to. in fact i would say its almost 100% accurate. now the real question is... what did you see wrong with what he said?
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Old 12-01-08, 11:20 PM   #4
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how is that hating? youre a moron
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Old 12-01-08, 11:23 PM   #5
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uh, it's actually pretty informative (for those unfamiliar with a fixed gear) and pretty reasonable.
plus juan
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Old 12-01-08, 11:26 PM   #6
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smells like troll in here
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Old 12-01-08, 11:27 PM   #7
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yeah, he just joined today and posted the same thing in other topics, sounds like has a personal vendetta
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Old 12-01-08, 11:37 PM   #8
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**** that i love making fun of those ****ers

who the **** rides a "fixy"?



its fixie, no 'y'
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Old 12-01-08, 11:41 PM   #9
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The article is fine. I hate some of the comments.
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Old 12-01-08, 11:46 PM   #10
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fixyfreak also posted this on the A&S forum. And it seems he just joined us today.
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Old 12-01-08, 11:46 PM   #11
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ah you aussies crack me up...
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Old 12-01-08, 11:47 PM   #12
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every time i think i look like a doof, somebody posts something like this

also, i'm diggin the bike in that article picture..what is?
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Old 12-02-08, 12:17 AM   #13
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But I thought i was going to fall in love here. Now look what's happened.
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Old 12-02-08, 12:29 AM   #14
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Sounds like he (fixyfreak) feels as if he has something to prove.
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Old 12-02-08, 12:30 AM   #15
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She's also a girl.
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Old 12-02-08, 12:31 AM   #16
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dur

I dont really see what he said that you have a problem with. It seems like his intention was to explain fixed to people who casually or don't ride.

grow.

up.
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Old 12-02-08, 12:32 AM   #17
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Sometimes this forums makes me a fixy hater.
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sometimes this forums makes me a fixy hater.
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Old 12-02-08, 01:26 AM   #19
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very sorry

Ok, Ok. I'm sorry, I got excited, I wanted approval. I've read it again - it is excellent. I'm sorry.
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Old 12-02-08, 01:32 AM   #20
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^ lol.
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Old 12-02-08, 02:37 AM   #21
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Whats wrong with people hating fixed wheel bikes anyway? What would it matter to you?
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Old 12-02-08, 04:11 AM   #22
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Ok, Ok. I'm sorry, I got excited, I wanted approval. I've read it again - it is excellent. I'm sorry.
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Old 12-02-08, 07:36 AM   #23
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If you hate my bikes that's cool with me... If you tell me that because of my bike I drink my coffee like the soccer mom that takes 5 minutes to order her drink.... That is something else.
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i am offened by the crack at tattoos and piercings.
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I though the author nailed it spot on. Fixed gear riding is a fad.
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