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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 07-07-14, 07:57 AM   #7526
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Gonna be 92 and humid today, so sick of riding in this weather.
I've been reminding myself how much more I enjoy 90 and humid when compared to the past winter here of 19 with below 0 wind chills.
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Old 07-07-14, 08:32 AM   #7527
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I've been reminding myself how much more I enjoy 90 and humid when compared to the past winter here of 19 with below 0 wind chills.
oh man. thats on the far other extreme.
I'm missing my 30 degree mornings where I wear a coat and some gloves, and can unzip a few miles into my ride. There is still some discomfort but I don't have to deal with the dizziness, dehydration, etc after an hour of riding. I have a hard time in the heat between a messenger bag and a full beard.
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Old 07-07-14, 09:24 AM   #7528
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Bonked so hard yesterday I lost my vision for a bit still had like five miles to go. Last time I try to do a big race without eating a huge breakfast.
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Old 07-07-14, 02:56 PM   #7529
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I noticed I put a dent in my rear Dyad from off-roading yersterday. Hairnet is a sad man.
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I noticed I put a dent in my rear Dyad from off-roading yersterday. Hairnet is a sad man.
I feel your pain. Scratches and chips in the frame's paint, show character but a dent in a wheel...yeah that sucks.
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Old 07-07-14, 04:27 PM   #7531
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At least I can't feel it while riding, but that may not be true if I put on my 28mm tires. disk brakes ftw
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Old 07-09-14, 01:28 AM   #7532
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Today I realized the fools on massdrop will buy anything. Did I mention ANYTHING for an outrageously inflated price?
How's $50+ for a set of 4 super light duty silicone spatulas that come in sweet fixie colors? Worse is there's nearly 20 people committing to it with it being posted for under 5 hours.

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Old 07-09-14, 02:08 AM   #7533
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Today I saw Fleshgod Apocalypse and Septicflesh
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Old 07-09-14, 06:22 AM   #7534
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Today I got in an even dozen miles before work on my beater Gitane fixed-gear, working in some bonus hill climbs and smiling at everyone I met, because it felt really good to be out early and turning 45x17 and feeling metric gauge Reynolds 531 do its thing under me. And the people I encountered were all decent at least and smiled back at best, which is pretty good for 6:whatever in the morning.
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Old 07-09-14, 11:11 AM   #7535
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today I saw a cannondale in @hairnet size. Up in canada, tho.

TALL 28in 71cm Cannondale ALUMINUM touring 80s 18spd Sugino

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Old 07-09-14, 11:15 AM   #7536
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Yellow too
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I love that old cannondale banana yellow. Makes me hungry for some 'nana pudding!
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Old 07-09-14, 11:31 AM   #7538
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71cms and the saddle is still jacked up high. Gotta be an NBA bike.
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Old 07-09-14, 12:15 PM   #7539
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Let me know when you find a racing bike my size
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Old 07-09-14, 12:48 PM   #7540
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today im bout to test-drive the vintage unicanitor, padded type. always heard these were v uncomfy so no i will figure it out. from first impressions the padding is dense and nice, the plastic shell is then and flexy. looks like its gonna be good.
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Old 07-09-14, 02:57 PM   #7541
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Old 07-09-14, 03:04 PM   #7542
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today im bout to test-drive the vintage unicanitor, padded type. always heard these were v uncomfy so no i will figure it out. from first impressions the padding is dense and nice, the plastic shell is then and flexy. looks like its gonna be good.
Should've gotten a volare
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Old 07-09-14, 03:16 PM   #7543
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today im bout to test-drive the vintage unicanitor, padded type. always heard these were v uncomfy so no i will figure it out. from first impressions the padding is dense and nice, the plastic shell is then and flexy. looks like its gonna be good.
I found the padded Unicanitor comfortable when I was twenty-something. Now, at 59, I prefer a Brooks Professional.
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Old 07-09-14, 09:54 PM   #7544
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Set a PR on the local 13k TT, 21min 17sec with a 23.4mph avs on 46/15(fixed).
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zomg, love this seat. the plastic is thin and very flexible, almost like a hard rubber. the padding is like a dense foam rubber, and leather is very nice. john thom, never had a real brooks. had a fake swallow and it was comfy enough but having to retension it bothered me as the saddle got very long and strange looking. i wanna try the brooks select models, with the extra thick non-dyed leather. those look promising. i intend on gripping a brooks and a vintage ideal though at some point. but i know this cinelli boi lighter weight doe. also nice zeus pista avatar. over all, for $35 shipped im very happy with my purchase, love it. gonna get more of these 2 stock up

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for weeks now i havent been able to sleep longer than 6 hrs and i constantly wake up with lower back pain, i sleep on my side and attempt to sit correctly in my chair all day, what the ****.
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Lookie what I found


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Old 07-10-14, 11:17 AM   #7548
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for weeks now i havent been able to sleep longer than 6 hrs and i constantly wake up with lower back pain, i sleep on my side and attempt to sit correctly in my chair all day, what the ****.
see a chiro
get a foam roller
squat and deadlift

worth a shot
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I wonder if they're going to sell frameset only...
Looking at the components I have a good feeling it's going to be over $1500 with a dealer's take

Would've been extra nice if it was bb30 w/ track hollowgrams haha
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