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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 01-02-09, 03:11 AM   #1
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First it's brakeless, now it's tireless?

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Old 01-02-09, 03:36 AM   #2
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Old 01-02-09, 08:36 AM   #3
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This video is soo old. Come back with a crankless bike.
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Old 01-02-09, 09:50 AM   #4
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This video is soo old. Come back with a crankless bike.
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Old 01-02-09, 10:16 AM   #5
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little kids have been doing that in the hood for decades.
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Old 01-02-09, 10:54 AM   #6
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It was pretty stupid back in the 50's, and it's still pretty stupid today......

Funny how that works!
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Old 01-02-09, 11:33 AM   #7
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wow, never seen that video before! Great find.

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Old 01-04-09, 12:10 AM   #8
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what about a compromise?
tireless fixie?
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Old 01-04-09, 12:40 AM   #9
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Old 01-04-09, 01:22 AM   #10
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what about a compromise?
tireless fixie?
done it.

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Old 01-04-09, 01:26 AM   #11
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Why not tireless? They're already being ridden brakeless by the brainless.... (Tarck bikes)
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Old 01-04-09, 07:00 PM   #12
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Old 01-04-09, 07:24 PM   #13
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Ha ha! I've never seen that before. They're moving right along, too!
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Old 01-04-09, 07:42 PM   #14
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Wow, they must be rich! they can afford to run through rims as if they were tires!
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Old 01-04-09, 07:52 PM   #15
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Wow, they must be rich! they can afford to run through rims as if they were tires!
How many miles per rim do they get? Do some rims run smoother or last longer than others?
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Old 01-04-09, 08:19 PM   #16
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Wow, they must be rich! they can afford to run through rims as if they were tires!
They are riding xmart mountain bikes, I'd say they are doing 'em a favor
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Is anyone watching the Dakar Rally this year? Former winner Cyril Despres had a rear tire problem and rode on the rim for 40 miles during one of the stages.

Here's some video of it.
http://www.france24.com/en/20090103-...oma-motorcycle
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Old 01-07-09, 07:58 PM   #18
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Hey I did this as a kid with my steel mag rims on my old bmx ... I didn't ride for miles at a time but after a summer of jacking around like this there was little wear on them. I'd not put them against the miles I've gotten on my GP4k tires though.
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Old 01-10-09, 10:41 PM   #19
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Oh Yeah, I got my Kent GMC Denali on the 7th, but while fitting the bike's handlebars and seats, I sat on it without inflating the tires, could that have flared the walls of the deep dish rims? And I did kinda roll back and fourth while watching TV..
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Old 01-10-09, 10:57 PM   #20
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I don't think that's stupid.. they ride bike without tire for fun!! they are more coolest entertainers than boredom... they are true JACKASS AND OWNED BY STEVE-O!!
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Old 01-10-09, 11:18 PM   #21
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done it.

"Ziggy played guitar, jammin' good with Weird and Gilly,
The spiders from Mars, he played it left hand
But made it too far
Became the special man, then we were Ziggy's band"

HaHa...Nice lid.
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Old 01-11-09, 12:56 AM   #22
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Riding fixed is just a different style of riding.

riding tireless is ********.

Notice in the video they never made ANY turns. If they did they would have looked like the poop stains on my underwear only on the streets. Can turn without traction.
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Old 01-11-09, 01:18 AM   #23
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Thinkin the same. Glad to see it was. Frrrrunkis.
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All about the scraper bike.
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