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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 07-12-04, 07:27 PM   #1
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The Weekend of Amazing

Here are a few pictures from the weekend. I know I haven't posted in a while so here's my contribution to the forums. All three pictures were taken by Matt (my roommate).

PICTURE ONE: Me, Randy (crustedfish) and Jeremy (covered by the tree) playing bike polo this past weekend down in Chinatown. It was fun as shiit and I'll definitely be there as often as humanly possible.

PICTURE TWO: A rad picture of me taking a swing at the ball in polo. I thought it captured the intensity of the game really well. Props to Matt for that. Plus it's a picture of me -- you really can't go wrong with that now can you?

PICTURE THREE: I held my first no-handed track stand this weekend and Matt captured it on film. Awesomeness. Randy can also attest that it was indeed sustained so don't go questioning me suckas!!





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Old 07-12-04, 09:29 PM   #2
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[QUOTE=dumpstervegan]so don't go questioning me suckas!![QUOTE]

Oh, but we will. We always will.
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LOL!

Damn, check out that buff-ass gear...DV..what is that...a 54x16?

You're a definite hardass playing bike polo with close to a 100inch gear!

makes my puny 88inch look like a granny gear!
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Old 07-12-04, 11:50 PM   #4
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heh. if he's got 54/16, i've still got him beat with 46/13. do the math...

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No, this guy has you ALL beat!
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Where are you playing at in Chi-town, and is it a weekly event.(just curious)
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heh. if he's got 54/16, i've still got him beat with 46/13. do the math...

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Well my dick is still bigger than your dick. SO THERE!
Id rather have the big-ass chainring than a small-ass cog.
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cool pics - b&w makes the world look purty. When's the next match?
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cool pics - b&w makes the world look purty. When's the next match?
not sure. usually we play somewhere near 18th and Clark. umm...radio me saturday or early sunday and Ill clue you in to our 20.

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Wow, you guys use big gears and big balls to play polo with!

Most polo bikes I see in PDX are geared really low, and the ball used here is definitely smaller...

Is that a Chicago thing? (Like big softballs and thick-crust pizza?).
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Wow, you guys use big gears and big balls to play polo with!

Most polo bikes I see in PDX are geared really low, and the ball used here is definitely smaller...

Is that a Chicago thing? (Like big softballs and thick-crust pizza?).
I'm the only one who rides a big gear and it's mostly because I'm ********.

As for the ball-size: I dunno but it seems that a mini-basket ball or mini-soccer ball is the poison of choice (probably because they last quite a while and have a nice feel to them).
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