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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 11-27-10, 11:53 PM   #1
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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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Old 11-28-10, 12:08 AM   #2
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Streeeett creddd. Brah.
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Old 11-28-10, 12:18 AM   #3
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Old 11-28-10, 12:43 AM   #4
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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!!

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Old 11-28-10, 12:52 AM   #5
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Or not having fun with your girlfriend so she'll be better for the next guy.
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Old 11-28-10, 12:59 AM   #6
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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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Old 11-28-10, 01:10 AM   #7
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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..
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Old 11-28-10, 01:11 AM   #8
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It's a gang thing.
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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?

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Old 11-28-10, 01:48 AM   #11
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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.
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Old 11-28-10, 02:17 AM   #13
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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.
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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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Old 11-28-10, 02:39 AM   #16
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I thought this was a 2007 thread that got necrobumped.
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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.....
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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.

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i have one to show all the gangs that i am part of the pink gang.
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...you generally go back in like a year.
I think your on the wrong forum buddy???
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Either that or you are.
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