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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 11-13-10, 11:50 AM   #1
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New bike needed - I have two potions

I am thinking about a new bike. It will be used for commuting. I have two options:

http://www.parkersofbolton.co.uk/p-1...xie-cycle.aspx

http://www.parkersofbolton.co.uk/p-1...-14-speed.aspx

I know that they might be crappy ones...But i would like to read your opinions

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Old 11-13-10, 01:26 PM   #2
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Between those two; I would get neither.... but f=if I was forced to choose, I'll go with the road bike....
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Old 11-13-10, 01:43 PM   #3
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Thanks! You cheer me up !
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potion options are many
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Sorry I donīt get you...
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Sorry I donīt get you...
He's referring to the typo in the thread title.
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or

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That's only +200 HP bro, buy some Hi-Potions.
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Old 11-13-10, 06:50 PM   #9
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The wizzard is right hahaha!

I get it now
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Mana or Health. A dubious decision...
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I once had to ask myself the same question...
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I knew from reading the thread title that there would be some worthwhile posts in here. And I was not disappointed.

OP, if those were my only two choices, I would pick the road bike because it's cheaper AND has more gears. Both are atrociously heavy though (12.5/12.75kg i.e. 27.5/28lbs? no thank you), so I'd probably look to buy a lighter budget bike or a nice used one instead.
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or

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is that poison ****in oak/ivy as the decoration?
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Old 11-14-10, 08:36 AM   #15
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the blue pill opens your mind...
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is that poison ****in oak/ivy as the decoration?
I think poison ivy has more mitten-like leaves... I could be wrong though.

Always take the red.
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it is not oak

neither an interesting thread any more ... well it never was.
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neither an interesting thread any more ... well it never was.
and this is different how?
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One pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small and the ones that mother gives you, don't do anything at all. Go ask Alice, when she's ten feet tall.
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