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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 06-08-10, 03:57 PM   #1
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Fixed gears are serious

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Old 06-08-10, 04:13 PM   #2
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That was seriously one of the best, most awe-inspiring things I've ever seen. No, wait...it wasn't.
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Old 06-08-10, 04:25 PM   #3
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Not quite sure if this is parody or not.

If this IS parody it's freakin' brilliant.
If this is to be taken seriously, then this is the fixed gear version of RAD.
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Old 06-08-10, 04:26 PM   #4
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I'm going to put the gears back on my Trek because I'm clearly not taking this FG thing seriously enough.
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Old 06-08-10, 04:30 PM   #5
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" British accessory designer, H by Harris has commissioned film maker Manny Bonett to produce a viral campaign for his new collection, Manouevre. The collection is based on - in the words of Harris - 'the fixed gear individual. Men and women whose lifestyle is on the edge". "

The FG bike is a Fashion statement, soon to be featured in your Esquire magazine.
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Old 06-08-10, 04:42 PM   #6
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it's got everything you could want in a fixed gear video...a girl, bunny hops, a parking garage, some euro looking ******bags and a black guy on a fixed gear...this'll be the next MASH for sure
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Old 06-08-10, 04:45 PM   #7
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I was particularly fond of the "fire dancing".

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyW9864AXVk
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soyboy - You forgot 'a dude who looks like Ben Harper blowing a brass horn on a rooftop in an urban setting'.
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BUGLE ROLL CALL!!!!

wow. i want to laugh at it but it's waaay too serious.
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road flare? um.
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Old 06-08-10, 05:14 PM   #11
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The bunny hop at 1:09 ushers in a new age of cycling. Remember this day.
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That was seriously one of the best, most awe-inspiring things I've ever seen. No, wait...it wasn't.
I friggen napped out while that was playing...
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Old 06-08-10, 05:20 PM   #13
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mythbusters proved that you can polish a turd, and this is no exception. the cinematography was quite good, but the subject matter and "story line" were dreadful. i think it would have been much more successful if it had focused solely on the polo game (which i enjoyed) and cut all the suit-wearing hipsters doing tiny wheelies.
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Old 06-08-10, 05:24 PM   #14
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I hope after trying to sale this...the producers get Bed bugs and have a many nights where they cant sleep!
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Old 06-08-10, 05:32 PM   #15
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flaming skids, ftw.
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Oh dear.

I mean, totally rad, brah. (Wrong subculture?)
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you know when you witness something SO tacky, it gives you goosebumps?

I think they call it ******chills. Yep. That's what I got. ******chills
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Old 06-08-10, 06:04 PM   #18
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Don't wear your sister's jeans!
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Old 06-08-10, 06:08 PM   #19
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Not sure that I know a word to properly describe what I just witnessed. I think "terrible" comes close.
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Old 06-08-10, 06:11 PM   #20
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I caught this on Bike Snob today.

"All hail the messiah of Pointlessness"
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Old 06-08-10, 06:11 PM   #21
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So bike polo is going olympic?
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Old 06-08-10, 06:21 PM   #22
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What brand of perfume was it telling me to buy?
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my face was :| the whole time

dont play with road flares y'all
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Old 06-08-10, 09:38 PM   #24
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wtf!
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I bet half the people in this thread look just like the people in the video.
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