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    anyone riding a real life fixie...

    ...with spokes and axle nuts
    NOT using any tires or tubes?
    I'm not talking about some ghetto poor-ass kid ****. I'm talking about intentionally taking those heavy tires and tubes off of the rim.

    I've been riding tireless for a long while now, and I'm wondering why anyone would add all of that excessive rational weight to their bike. Those tires just make the ride not enjoyable, what with the squishy feel and the need to keep your tires inflated every time you ride and all.

    It's pretty amazing not having to worry about flat tires ever, and I can perform mad skids for miles sometimes. I've also noticed that while I've always had to retrue tired wheels often, this tireless setup requires no truing ever and I'm guessing that the wheels will need replacing less often because of this.

    Also, I should mention that I pour lighter fluid on my rear rim before every ride so it catches on fire from the sparx of my mad skidz.

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    oh wow, a poorly executed forum joke thread.

    it's been such a long time since someone made a topic like this.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sp00ki View Post
    oh wow, a poorly executed forum joke thread.

    it's been such a long time since someone made a topic like this.
    Dude I am totally serious. If you haven't ever tried it, you aren't allowed to voice a dissenting opinion.

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    ok. link then.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    These guys seem to have it down: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfRekj46Vq8

    See how much fun they are having?

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    fake.
    Quote Originally Posted by bonechilling View Post
    Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.

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    lol, i thought it was mildly-moderately funny. Sort of like my favorite picante salsa.
    skinnytire

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    Yeah dude. Tires just get dirty and they're a hassle always having to inflate them.
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    fail

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    I don't have tires on my rain bike. I get TONS more traction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darksiderising View Post
    I'm wondering why anyone would add all of that excessive rational weight to their bike.
    Rotational?

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    once did this in a junk yard when I found a bike lying around. I fell on my ass trying to take the slightest turn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by areacode312 View Post
    Rotational?
    Naw man, rational. That way we can represent them as a fraction.

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    Worth the 15 second read.
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    Dude I did this on an old BMX bike I had once.....






























    ....I ate it hard

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    There used to be a LEGEND around my neighboorhood in the late 80's early 90's.

    He was a gay hispanic man named "Jorjito" who always hit on underage kids. He rode a road bike on bare rims EVERYWHERE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatMyA** View Post
    There used to be a LEGEND around my neighboorhood in the late 80's early 90's.

    He was a gay hispanic man named "Jorjito" who always hit on underage kids. He rode a road bike on bare rims EVERYWHERE.
    haha
    wat

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    Quote Originally Posted by darksiderising View Post
    ...with spokes and axle nuts
    NOT using any tires or tubes?
    I'm not talking about some ghetto poor-ass kid ****. I'm talking about intentionally taking those heavy tires and tubes off of the rim.

    I've been riding tireless for a long while now, and I'm wondering why anyone would add all of that excessive rational weight to their bike. Those tires just make the ride not enjoyable, what with the squishy feel and the need to keep your tires inflated every time you ride and all.

    It's pretty amazing not having to worry about flat tires ever, and I can perform mad skids for miles sometimes. I've also noticed that while I've always had to retrue tired wheels often, this tireless setup requires no truing ever and I'm guessing that the wheels will need replacing less often because of this.

    Also, I should mention that I pour lighter fluid on my rear rim before every ride so it catches on fire from the sparx of my mad skidz.
    are you an engineer?

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