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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 03-11-09, 10:52 AM   #76
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its -30C out snow and ice on the roads, im trying to get to work and this assh*le tried to hit me.... He was upset that it was my turn to go in a 4 way stop.
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its -30C out snow and ice on the roads, im trying to get to work and this assh*le tried to hit me.... He was upset that it was my turn to go in a 4 way stop.
at least try to write it out in paint.
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Old 03-11-09, 10:59 AM   #77
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Old 03-11-09, 11:04 AM   #78
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Anyone who says this thread isn't the greatest ever is a dirty commie.
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Old 03-11-09, 03:56 PM   #80
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hahahaha that might be the best one yet, "i want to die" HAHAHA
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Old 03-11-09, 04:26 PM   #81
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Old 03-11-09, 04:33 PM   #82
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I too often fill my tubes with Sterno and match heads!
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Old 03-11-09, 04:58 PM   #83
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Old 03-11-09, 05:05 PM   #84
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ouchies. How are you healing up?
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Old 03-11-09, 05:07 PM   #85
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I got hit by a car that didn't give way at an intersection recently. It sucked. At least I'm an artistic genius though.

edit:neither me or the bike were hurt TOO badly, but it did suck.
Looks like that car has an eye and a mouth. Wicked
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Old 03-11-09, 05:57 PM   #86
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ouchies. How are you healing up?
Oh, I'm fine now. That happened a year and a half ago.
Thanks for asking.
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Old 03-11-09, 07:08 PM   #87
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Didn't happen to me but I saw it happen...
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Old 03-11-09, 07:26 PM   #88
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Greatest thread ever. Should be stickied
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Old 03-11-09, 07:58 PM   #89
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+1 on the sticky
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Old 03-11-09, 09:26 PM   #90
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Stickied... hell yeah... this is much better than Post Your Ride !
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Old 03-12-09, 02:50 AM   #91
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I think that happens to everyone at least once when on fixed gear, or when moving up to clipless. I did it once at a stop light, only the people in the other lane saw me. I bust my wrist kinda hard too.
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Old 03-12-09, 05:38 AM   #92
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bike smashes into two cars and i go over the handlebars
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Old 03-12-09, 05:55 AM   #93
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Old 03-12-09, 10:14 AM   #94
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I think that happens to everyone at least once when on fixed gear, or when moving up to clipless. I did it once at a stop light, only the people in the other lane saw me. I bust my wrist kinda hard too.
It's a rite of passage, I'm just mad mine happened in front of a sorority.
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Old 03-12-09, 10:20 AM   #95
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I slammed into a crackhead today, my first crash in ages and the first crash where I have ever smashed into anyone. It was surreal, I will post some images later...
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Old 03-12-09, 10:46 AM   #96
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I for one wish I had more mishaps, or remember mishaps, to draw in paint.
I'll be sure to go out and get myself into them.
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Old 03-12-09, 10:56 AM   #97
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Old 03-12-09, 11:14 AM   #98
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I love this thread. I'm going on my first fixed ride through the city today so I might have something later. All I have now are childhood memories
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This happened to my last summer.
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Old 03-12-09, 01:17 PM   #100
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This was on our MUT. It is perfectly flat and straight for miles. It took me a few minutes to catch up to these people. Their dog was walking nicely beside them the whole way and I figured they had it on a leash. When I was just a few feet away it turned sideways and it had the proportions of a snake. Nowhere to go, so locked the tires up. The nice couple never took the ice creams away from their faces even though I was yelling, about to chop their dog in half with my tires and skidding. Never said anything to me. In fact, they never even acknowledged any of this. Must have been some damn good ice cream.

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