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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 05-29-11, 10:16 PM   #1
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I really need one of these. . .

http://www.hiwheel.com/antique_repli...ni_hiwheel.htm


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Old 05-29-11, 10:19 PM   #2
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Old 05-29-11, 10:22 PM   #3
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This is like that one x100000000.
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Old 05-29-11, 11:47 PM   #4
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It looks cute, but I don't think it's ridable over any significant distance. There's a reason high wheels had, um, high wheels, not small ones.
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Old 05-29-11, 11:57 PM   #5
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I had the chance to ride one when i volunteered for a town fair and a club for them rolled in right before my shift, they noticed I was riding fixed and offered/ dared me to take a trade and ride one of their "fixies"; end of story, I enjoyed it quite a bit, the novelty of riding one is just awesome and a must for any bike rider. Going back to roots!
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Old 05-30-11, 02:40 AM   #6
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I rode a mini P-farthing at a bike party here; it was really hard to get used to but it's super fun.
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Old 06-03-11, 04:31 PM   #7
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Alright, I bookmarked that for when I have a couple bills sitting around and nothing to do with them. For that price, how could you go wrong?
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Old 06-03-11, 05:19 PM   #8
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I like the look of their Roadster. It seems really cheap at $230.
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I really want one, my friend commutes on his unicycle thats about that size, this can't be too bad.
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I like the look of their Roadster. It seems really cheap at $230.
Yeah there's some weird dissonance in their product line. A couple $200 bikes and several $2000 bikes. Hopefully that means their cheaper ones are at least made by skilled people.
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