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    The Angry Singlespeeder

    I read this entertaining blog while looking around the MTBR forums. Since starting on my SS mtb I have to be grateful how my years riding fixed have mentally prepared somewhat for the challenges on the dirt and rocks. I think some of you will relate to it or just find it enjoyable. It fits in with my time spent climbing fixed to Mulholland from all over LA.

    http://reviews.mtbr.com/singlespeeds...r-angry-people

    I think I'm going to be a lot more vocal next ride.
    Last edited by hairnet; 07-24-13 at 12:44 AM. Reason: tie-po'h
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    I'd rather ride a greasy bowling ball than one of those things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adriano View Post
    thanckx.
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    "I made love to your mother dozens of times last week, and she doesnt know what a worn chain ring looks like"

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    Read this before my cummute, and crushed 15 miles in 45 minutes

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    That was brilliant. Lets not forget the look of derision from the cat6 single track time trial specialists who can't ****ing STAND having to wait 30 seconds for a clear section of trail to pass.
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    Haha, good read. I would say I fit the bill when I mtb outside of flat Florida, but down here the SS rig just makes more sense and is more enjoyable to ride.

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    There was a lot of loud grunting last time I went out but I think this is a great outlet for some raging. I know some brutally steep trails and I should htfu with the SS.
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    Now that I think about it, there is definitely an increase in f-bombs dropped when I ride the FG.
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    so much for the "zen" experience
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    Yeah that's nonsense. Zen is a derailleur.
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    Zen? That's in the cycling itself independent of fixed gear or derailleurs. The only "zen" experience I have had on the bike was simply runner's high on my 24 hour ride on my roadie, after several hours into the night, after the rain calmed, and I had become comfortable continuing the ride without my glasses
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    Senior Member seau grateau's Avatar
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    To me, zen is when drivers yell obnoxious things and cut me off and I can just smile and say "Have a nice day."
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    I think I've started noticing/calling out more **** driving since I've started riding

    thats zen, right?
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