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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 12-24-04, 09:44 AM   #1
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fixed christmas

well merry chrismas to all fixed and ss riders in this forum.

cheers for the help that you proffered when i was starting out...
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Old 12-24-04, 10:22 AM   #2
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Yes, Happy Holidays to all.
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MERRY CHRISTMAS
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Old 12-24-04, 01:09 PM   #4
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it actually snowed in houston, texas today.

yes that is actually snow. it wasnt much but that never happens here so everyone was freaking out.
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Old 12-24-04, 02:04 PM   #5
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It's great when it snows in houston, doesn't matter if it's 2 flakes or a trillion, you get the day off.
And they have warnings on the TV if there are flurries even if the temperature is above freezing.
There was a fantastic freeze there in 98 or 97 though. The skyscrapers there have no ice buildup prevention so when the freezing rain got frozen it built up tremendous SUV sized chunks of ice near the tops of a bunch of buildings. The next day when it warmed up they had to close downtown because of all the falling ice. BIG chunks of falling ice. A dozen people ended up in hospital from watching falling ice chunks and not seeing the much smaller pieces heading straight for them. It was hilarious (not folk being hurt, just the way they acted)A large chunk would hit a moving car or SUV and they'd pull over and get into shouting matches about who hit who (answer: nobody dumass)
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Old 12-24-04, 02:20 PM   #6
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And Merry Holidays!
Happy New Year!
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damn, that's cheery!
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Yeah, thanks to all the Old Tymers who are still around in this place, and esp thanks the newer forumeers - without you, we would still be making fun of poor William Karsten.
Lazy sods...

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Old 12-24-04, 05:05 PM   #9
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Merry fiX-mas to all!

Like the title of the thread states. Merry X-mas or happy holidays or whatever it is that you celebrate this time of year. To the righties and the lefties, to the fixed and as well to the uncleansed geared folk, best to you and yours!
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festivus for the rest of us!!!!
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since i am half in the bag, I will have to wish EVERYONE a merry Holly-days and Feliz Navidad to all.... damn, champain and working on my christmas 40oz of Steel Reserve.... Santa may need to bring me a new liver.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 12-24-04, 07:31 PM   #12
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I propose a toast!

For a Kwazy Kwanzaa for all!
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Old 12-24-04, 07:57 PM   #13
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someone has to say it: Bah, Humbug!
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damn dude...buzzkill. Ouch...now I need to go Emo for a bit...
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Aloha and mele kalikimaka!! Im going to the beach!!!!
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it's not christmas in berkeley...i mean, it's still december and all, but...without snow, i just don't feel very xmassy at all.

HOWEVER!

the shop's favorite customer came in today and brought all the mechanics pints of newcastle!!! WHICH WAS MUCH APPRECIATED THANKYOU VERY MUCH OAKTOWNASH!!1 and then we replaced the RD on his roadie for free because i wanted him to go on a hill ride with me tomorrow AND IT'S CHRISTMAS GOD DAMMIT!!!
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Old 12-24-04, 09:24 PM   #17
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it actually snowed in houston, texas today.

yes that is actually snow. it wasnt much but that never happens here so everyone was freaking out.
yeah... left Austin on Wednesday,to go to my parents in Dallas, and it snowed pretty much the whole way up..pretty cool, considering we don't see that much of the 'white stuff' down here...nothing left now and we are suppose to be in the 70's next week..crazy Texas weather!
Anyway..Merry Christmas everyone!
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festivus for the rest of us!!!!
FEATS OF STRENGTH!!!!!!
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but you skipped the airing of grievances.....
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I wish you a merry Christmas, a happenin' Channuka, a rocking Ramadan, a crazy Kwanzaa, or enjoyable other wintertime festival, should you choose to celebrate one.
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Hope you guys all have a good holiday season!
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Merry Christmas to you all. I'm at work, but thinking about bikes.
I had a Miyata built for my present this year.
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merry christmas to all of you from the atlantic coast of Canada, where all the snow melted yesterday!(but its still cold)


(Done in the proper accent)

I'll have a fixed Christmas,
without gears..
I'll have a fixed Christmas
without brakes...
Though the roads may be cold
and the tires pretty old...

I'll have a fiiiiiixxxed Christmas.
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I wish you a merry Christmas, a happenin' Channuka, a rocking Ramadan, a crazy Kwanzaa, or enjoyable other wintertime festival, should you choose to celebrate one.
I go into the woods and shoot trees with reckless abandon. Thanks for forgetting that FDave...
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festivus for the rest of us!!!!
Long live Seinfeld!!! (who else got the DVD's for X-mas?!?!?)
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