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    Why?

    This past winter I took on two projects, I built up a road bike and converted an old road into a fixed. Both bikes turned out great, the problem is now every time I go for a ride I keep choosing the fixed over the brand new Basso Reef with full Ultegra. Am I now a changed or deranged rider? Anyone else have to make a choice?

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    since i began riding fixed, my Liquid 30 has gathered much dust. I used to love free riding all over town, curb cuts, drops, hops and trails have taken second to my fixed gear.

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    It's the sickness taking over your body. Don't fight, don't question it, just enjoy it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roscoe50
    Am I now a changed or deranged rider?
    Yes and yes.

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    You've found something that fits you. I say don't fight it.

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    do'nt worry, it'll get old and you'll be bored with it in no time.

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    drink the Kool-Aid. Now shut-up and enjoy the ride. Ah....
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    you're enjoying the simplicity of it all.

    now it puts the lotion in the basket.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ch0mb0
    now it puts the lotion in the basket.
    I'm looking down the hole, you're looking up at me
    You're cold and tired, that is easy to see
    Lower the rope to you a bucket on the line
    Your membrane will be soft and smooth
    And your heart will be mine

    It rubs the lotion on its skin
    Or else it gets the hose again
    It rubs the lotion on its skin
    Or else it gets the hose again
    (Oh yes precious yes it does)

    Ooooh....

    The look inside your eyes drives me from control
    Evoking visions of my favorite casserole
    And if I eat your heart I'll also bite your soul
    And when I'm done with that I'll use your skull as a bowl

    ......

    I hope I'm not the only one here who knows this music video/song...

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    *Had* to bring up that terrible song, eh Dave?

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    Yes. And by terrible I'm assuming you mean lovely, heartwarming, and not the least bit creepy.

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    Naturally.

    Every bit as lovely, heartwarming, and not the least bit creepy as Salad Fingers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneTinSloth
    do'nt worry, it'll get old and you'll be bored with it in no time.
    with fixed gear going mainstream and all i think i am going back to the full suspension!

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    i think i'm gonna switch to running barefoot!, that's the ultimate hardcore, niche-y activity

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    Quote Originally Posted by dolface
    i think i'm gonna switch to running barefoot!, that's the ultimate hardcore, niche-y activity
    yabba dabba doooo!!!!

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