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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)

View Poll Results: Whos riding singlespeed or both? (urban track bikes or road bikes, that type)
I prefer singlespeed 5 83.33%
I utilize both equally (or close to it) 1 16.67%
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Old 11-17-10, 04:30 PM   #1
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How many of you ride singlespeed opposed to fixed gear?

This seems like this would be a repost question but i apparently failed to find it. Pardon me if it is.

Anyhow, im just genuinely curious how many people ride their road or track (urban/commuter track that is) bikes in singlespeed mode opposed to fixed gear or how many people utilize both. I've ridden both but have had my bike set up as singlespeed way more often. I feel like an oddball out but its just what ive come to like, maybe just b/c of my mtb background, idk.

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Old 11-17-10, 04:40 PM   #2
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only on tuesdays.

and your polls are biased. its either you prefer ss or you like both. theres no 'i prefer fixed'
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Old 11-17-10, 04:44 PM   #3
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i kinda just assumed everyone rides fixed besides those who answer the poll
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Single speed for me.

'cause I'm scared.
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Old 11-17-10, 04:46 PM   #5
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Wouldn't this poll be more useful if we could compare the number of singlespeed users to fixed-gear users?

You should add a 'Fixed-gear' field.

EDIT: Beaten to the punch
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Old 11-17-10, 04:46 PM   #6
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how would you figure out the actual percentage that ride fixed over ss ?
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Old 11-17-10, 04:49 PM   #7
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Fixed on road, SS offroad.
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ok, ill add that. it was just a spur of the moment but points taken
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actually... how do i edit the poll?
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only on tuesdays.

and your polls are biased. its either you prefer ss or you like both. theres no 'i prefer fixed'
+1 I only ride fixed...
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Old 11-17-10, 05:00 PM   #11
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Single speed for me.

'cause I'm scared.
Too many hills around where I live. Going downhill doesn't sound fun on a fixed gear. Though I want to try it eventually, maybe when I go back home for winter break where the streets are relatively flat.
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Your poll sucks dude, but we already established that.
Why don't you just start a new poll.
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Start a new poll and I'll close this one.
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