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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 01-11-05, 02:28 PM   #1
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sold my fuji. needed the money and the space, but now i'm really sad. going into my room now and not seeing it there just makes my heart ache. damn this emotional attachment to inanimate objects. it was a good ride while it lasted though.....can you please pass me the kleenex.
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Old 01-11-05, 02:40 PM   #2
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whaaaa, whaaaa somebody is hundreds of dollars richer!
at least you gots something to still ride, yes?

I will say this, though, I am kinda sad to think that one day I may have to sell my first road bike off to make room as well...
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Old 01-11-05, 02:44 PM   #3
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Hopefully you like your girlfriend as much as you miss your bike.
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Old 01-11-05, 02:50 PM   #4
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Hopefully you like your girlfriend as much as you miss your bike.
i'm never going to live that foo thread down, am i? yeah, i love my gf and i loved my bike. but not in the same way. for example, i would never accept $600 for the sale of my gf.
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Old 01-11-05, 02:50 PM   #5
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I am sorry to hear about your loss. I feel like I should send over a casserole or something.
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I am sorry to hear about your loss. I feel like I should send over a casserole or something.
are we sitting shiva (sp?) now -- and does that mean that the bike is jewish or timmhaan is?
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at least you gots something to still ride, yes?
yeah, i still have a couple of other bikes. and i'm hoping to start a restoration of an old 3 speed for a friend of mine. i guess there will be plenty to take my mind off the lose.

it's just werid since i didn't really think much about while i was selling it, but once it was gone i started to remember all the rides i went on, all the scenery and stuff.
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Old 01-11-05, 03:10 PM   #8
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Beautiful bikes sweep into our lives, toy with us awhile, and then move on.
Sadly, we move on, enriched by our short time together.

Until your next bike takes you over, you might try a women.
Sometimes, women can get us through times of no bikes.
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yeah, i still have a couple of other bikes. and i'm hoping to start a restoration of an old 3 speed for a friend of mine. i guess there will be plenty to take my mind off the lose.

it's just werid since i didn't really think much about while i was selling it, but once it was gone i started to remember all the rides i went on, all the scenery and stuff.

Wait you telling me your crying about a bike tht your selling when you have like three others then refurbishing another. I have no sympathy for you.
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are we sitting shiva (sp?) now -- and does that mean that the bike is jewish or timmhaan is?


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Wait you telling me your crying about a bike tht your selling when you have like three others then refurbishing another. I have no sympathy for you.
you can liken it to a mother who has three children but has to sell one of them to help feed and shelter the others. it's a sad situation anyway you look at it.
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"The word Shevah in Hebrew means seven, and the word Shiva is taken from that to mean seven days of mourning following the funeral. More on Shiva will be explained later in this article"
(http://www.ahavat-israel.com/ahavat/torat/death.asp)
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Sigh. Nobody ever gets my jokes.
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Sigh. Nobody ever gets my jokes.
sorry i thought you were being sincere. i won't ever make THAT mistake again..

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you can liken it to a mother who has three children but has to sell one of them to help feed and shelter the others. it's a sad situation anyway you look at it.
Im comin from im luckly i have the bike i have. That is ONE bike, i can get what your saying.
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you can liken it to a mother who has three children but has to sell one of them to help feed and shelter the others. it's a sad situation anyway you look at it.

It's more like having 3 starving kids, but must shoot one of them so that the others will have something to eat!

This is the attachment I have to (non)living things.
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i'm never going to live that foo thread down, am i? yeah, i love my gf and i loved my bike. but not in the same way. for example, i would never accept $600 for the sale of my gf.
OK..ok...$700 is my final offer and I'll through in a 6-pack.



haha, just kidding ya...
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It's more like having 3 starving kids, but must shoot one of them so that the others will have something to eat!
Natch! It's more like having 3 toilets in your house and not being able to take a dump in any of them since you don't have running water or electricity!! Or maybe not.
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you can liken it to a mother who has three children but has to sell one of them to help feed and shelter the others. it's a sad situation anyway you look at it.
man, I gotta start having kids.... and selling them.
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how much for the girlfriend? is she fixed?
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Natch! It's more like having 3 toilets in your house and not being able to take a dump in any of them since you don't have running water or electricity!! Or maybe not.
I can see that your recent episode has left lasting scars.
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how much for the girlfriend? is she fixed?
fixed as in reproductive wise? nah, you have to be careful otherwise boom! you've got a kid. then you'd have to sell all your bikes. or did you mean fixed, as in a fixed gear rider? sorry...she's not that either.
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...or, boom! boom! boom!, sell 'em all, and buy yourself a new bike.
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