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    Bandanas around Frames?

    I really can't see the point in this... I can see tube pads to protect the frame, but wouldn't it just fall off? And then it would still scratch your frame right? WHY!

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    Streeeett creddd. Brah.
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    id ride it. after making it a fixed gear

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    oh better

    Last edited by jdgesus; 11-28-10 at 12:25 AM.
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    crabon/campy/rapha/roadie-bro.

    next step is recumbent.




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    Its for wiping the sweat off your brow, after a near death no brake missed stop sign.
    I think they look like snot rags. Unless your 2-Pac riding a fixie then you dont need one.

    Red or Blue what side you on fool????

    Its also like buying a nice new $5,000 buttery leather couch only to put plastic covers on it.

    Keep that frame pristine for the next owner!!
    Last edited by fixedgear80; 11-28-10 at 12:49 AM.
    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Toe clips and straps are a fashion statement for 99.9996 % of the cycling population.
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    Or not having fun with your girlfriend so she'll be better for the next guy.

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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    I used to rock one on my touring bike... my daughter gave it to me and said it was for good luck.

    I still have it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherblock View Post
    Or not having fun with your girlfriend so she'll be better for the next guy.
    hahahaha

    This frame has been "untouched" by human hands.
    I wear gloves when I clean my bike..
    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Toe clips and straps are a fashion statement for 99.9996 % of the cycling population.
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    It's a gang thing.

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    I loled. Twice. Then I cried. Then I rubbed one out and cried again, but thanks for sharing.

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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by 531phile View Post
    It's a gang thing.
    Yep... check out the little gangster who gave me the bandana.


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    Thats Gangster rocking red and blue.
    What side of town you representing?

    D-block Son!!
    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Toe clips and straps are a fashion statement for 99.9996 % of the cycling population.
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    Funny, I have one and it keeps my top tube from getting excessively scratched/ banged up from a quick lock up to say a pole outside a cafe or take out.... Sure beats having any uglytop tube protector nonetheless. Not to mention a bandana adds personality to your bike. Plus I get to sport my bandanas from japan without looking all gangsta, they are this amazing shade of deep indigo electric blue that caught my eye during a trip there and no they're sadly not NJS certified.

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    I use to put some bright red shag carpeting to protect my top tube a few years ago. Made the bike pimptastic.

    Quote Originally Posted by avner View Post
    I loled. Twice. Then I cried. Then I rubbed one out and cried again, but thanks for sharing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Yep... check out the little gangster who gave me the bandana.

    I would not want to face that little gangster in a dark alley. If looks could kill. And those Crocs make that kid even more sinister.

    Quote Originally Posted by avner View Post
    I loled. Twice. Then I cried. Then I rubbed one out and cried again, but thanks for sharing.

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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by 531phile View Post
    I would not want to face that little gangster in a dark alley. If looks could kill. And those Crocs make that kid even more sinister.
    She is a member of the orange crocs gang up here... don't mess with these kids.


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    I bet she's ready to turn that bike into a mean gang banger Fixed gear!!
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    I thought this was a 2007 thread that got necrobumped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fixedgear80 View Post
    I bet she's ready to turn that bike into a mean gang banger Fixed gear!!
    Nope... she outgrew that and her new mtb is rocking some Deore and some wide range gears so she can off road with dad.

    Her main ride is cooler than most adult's bikes and she does want a road bike next.

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    once you go fixed.....
    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Toe clips and straps are a fashion statement for 99.9996 % of the cycling population.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fixedgear80 View Post
    once you go fixed.....
    ...you generally go back in like a year.

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    A lot of times they are used to cover up cable stays on conversions so they don't catch on your pants. Seems like a good alternative to hacking them off.

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    I keep a bandana in my bag to tie my dreads back while riding and sometimes wrap around my top tube when locking up.

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    I get runny noses when riding in the cold, so I just use mine to blow my nose.

    Snotz 4 street credz

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    i have one to show all the gangs that i am part of the pink gang.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dsh View Post
    ...you generally go back in like a year.
    I think your on the wrong forum buddy???
    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
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    Either that or you are.

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