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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 04-07-10, 03:30 PM   #1
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Sad day =(

So im out with some of my friends on our single speeds, and we go from the gas station in my town, to the local music shop. I get off my bike, and all of the sudden *POP*....my back tire blew.....
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Old 04-07-10, 03:31 PM   #2
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agreed. or.. maybe new a new tire and tube repairing kit?
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Why were you hanging out at the gas station?
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Old 04-07-10, 04:02 PM   #6
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Why were you hanging out at the gas station?
Yeah, you were up to no good, weren't ya?


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Old 04-07-10, 04:08 PM   #7
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dang, I have at least 15 sad days a year...
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Dude I'm sorry. I hope you can get past this wretched day....

The sun will come out tomorrow.

Doohickie, I do believe I have your bike in my sig. Also, your SR Laprade melt forged seatpost, NOS for the bargain price of $25!

EDIT: NM, I thought you were another dave from FW.
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Why were you hanging out at the gas station?
One of their friends was feeling down and they wanted to cheer him up, perhaps?

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so maybe you can tell me, how many ss'ers does it take to fix a flat?
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Old 04-07-10, 06:09 PM   #11
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so maybe you can tell me, how many ss'ers does it take to fix a flat?
The world may never know.,



and i was getting a drink at the gas station.....then i blew it up
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so maybe you can tell me, how many ss'ers does it take to fix a flat?
3...one to fix a flat and two to argue about whether or not this would have happened if he was rolling on gatorskinz.
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3...one to fix a flat and two to argue about whether or not this would have happened if he was rolling on gatorskinz.
Dude, these are SS'ers, not hipsterz.
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Old 04-07-10, 07:48 PM   #15
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Dood, theze are ZZ'ers, not hipsterz.
fixed it.
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Well, then, shouldn't it be "deez r" and not "these are" ?
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I'm not even a Dave from Fort Worth. My first name is Paul.
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uh, i've never gotten a flat on gatorskinz.
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Oh man, and I thought I was having a bad day when I bent my 1974 Urago Track frame by just hitting a bump.
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What?!?! A flat tire!?!?!

That's so horrible!. I can't imagine how anyone will ever be able to repair the damage. Oh, the humanity!
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He never really said he got a flat tire, guys. He just said it "blew." Maybe "back tire" is a nickname for a close companion of his?
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I know my back tire is a close companion.
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I'm not even a Dave from Fort Worth. My first name is Paul.
Sorry man, there's a guy from FW named Dave who was the guy who had one of my frames initially imported. Went to a second owner, and then to me. I bought a seatpost from the guy and came full circle. Your user name thought you may have been him...
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You should probably end it all now, before it happens again.
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