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  • NO. never use it

    24 77.42%
  • Rarely use it

    2 6.45%
  • YES.

    5 16.13%
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    Flip-flop hubs poll: Who uses free?

    I've always see people say this, but i want a qualitative number...

    all you holmes with flip-flop hubs... do you ever use the free side?

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    Danger is my middle name. lucklust's Avatar
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    Nopes
    Yeah, I'm still pretty.

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    how does it corner? shiftlessbast-'s Avatar
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    They're like the blade on the Swiss army knife that you never use, or a vestigial tail. An evolutionary cul-de-sac.

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    Yes. In fact, I'm using it more than the fixed side.

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    i got my phils with the freewheel side with the intention of using it as a winter beater...and they were also kind of a half-assed valentine's day present for my girlfriend. she said she couldn't accept them, because, at the time, i was trying to build up my lotus...i told her it would be her bike, but she still couldn't accept it, so the freewheel side remains bare...oh well...maybe someday....

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    I build a SS grocery getter and only use freewheel side. Perhaps this poll should be more specific and question fixie riders only if they use the freewheel side.
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    My road bike has a fixed/fixed flip-flop - how do I answer that?
    My MTB has a fixed/free flip-flop and I use both.
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    I have a Suzie FF fixed w/ no freewheel. So no I never use it. But I have been thinking of getting a freewheel just for shts and giggles. Also I live in the mountains so I may want to get like a 20 tooth or something just to get up the big climbs. So I may one day use it.

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    shoot up or shut up. isotopesope's Avatar
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    my hubs on my iro are fixed/fixed. i use my 16t cog on the road and my 14t cog on the track. my peugeot has a fixed/free hub and i have never even threaded a freewheel onto the hub.

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    if you dont use the FREEwheel, it means the terrorists have won...

    if bush rode flip/flop, he would only use the freeDOMwheel

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    Quote Originally Posted by MERTON
    hey! stop insulting us non fixies!
    calm down, i ride a freewheel - sarcasm is a neato thing

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    yes, but theres no freewheel on my freewheel side.

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