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    polo ?

    Hi, I'm usually in the touring forum, but have an old fixed peug. I love riding around town.... Question... Polo ? anyone play ? is it a lot of track standing and "backwards" elusive pedaling... I'm not the most adept fixie rider, but it looks like fun.

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    Never played. Want to. But all the big kids are hustlers. They'll **** you.

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    Don't use a bike you care about for polo playing.

    No need to trackstand or pedal backwards.

    Have fun!

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    most people dont even used fixed gear bikes as thier polo bikes. use an old k-mart mountain bike if its ur first time. you're gonna crash a lot.

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    my polo bike is set up 35x22 single speed. I bought a smaller beater frame that I threw some various parts on.

    Alot of people ride fixed, but I would say the majority ride single speed. Its all about what you are used too. You can be more maneuverable on a single speed (i.e. pedal strike)

    If you are on the west coast you will probably be riding a mountain bike, if you are on the east coast, converted track or road frames.
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    old schwinn fully rigid mnt bike with 700c wheels and a 22x19 gearing fixed .....spin city but i can start and stop on a dime

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    its very very fun. this video really made me want to try it first

    http://vimeo.com/4500785
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    i'm pretty sure devilshaircut is a polo fiend, you should PM him
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    Quote Originally Posted by synapsemusic View Post
    i'm pretty sure devilshaircut is a polo fiend, you should PM him
    color me surprised.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dervish View Post
    its very very fun. this video really made me want to try it first

    http://vimeo.com/4500785
    why did surge tankian have to whip his dick out
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    Quote Originally Posted by Golden3ye View Post
    why did surge tankian have to whip his dick out
    cmon now, its serj...not surge
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    There are a lot of people that play polo with freewheels. I find it harder to defend the goal on a freewheel, that is why I prefer fixed. There are a lot of good players that play freewheel though.

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