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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 04-05-05, 01:17 PM   #1
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this morning i smacked my head

god truely does not want me on a bike, at 5am this morning while heading to work i whiped out going down mission hill. it may be because i was riding a fat girl bmx with no breaks, it may be because i 'm running on no sleep. but anyways it's time to make the bmx fixed. oh and if things come in threes i should be fine with the bianchi
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Old 04-05-05, 01:58 PM   #2
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down mission hill...riding a...bmx with no breaks
Sometimes strange things happen.
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Old 04-05-05, 07:48 PM   #3
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that's something... and i thought going the wrong way down parker st. every morning was wacky.
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Old 04-05-05, 09:59 PM   #4
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man, you need sleep. i can't handle no sleep. go to sleep.
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Old 04-05-05, 10:05 PM   #5
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hmm SS with no brakes + downhill = disaster simple math really, what were you thinking? =P
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Old 04-05-05, 10:10 PM   #6
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i hope you made the tremont st. light, or did you not make it that far?
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got that helmet yet?

sounds like you should look into a full-face mx style.

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Old 04-05-05, 11:25 PM   #8
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it was right at the tremont st light, brakes? I don't need brakes it's a bmx! It was acctualy the breaking that brought me down, i mostly brake with my right leg, i tried it with my left and... well yeah i'm an idiot. I get the new pista tomorrow. anyone wanna bet on how long i have that before i crash it?
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Old 04-05-05, 11:29 PM   #9
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How much do you drink most days?
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i guess today was the day to crash......
at about 8 this morning i ended up into the top of some guys hood. i was going pretty slow. still clipped in and everything. i didn't see him untill i was looking at him face to face through the windshield of his car. he was yelling something at me but i don't understand spanish. so i just pushed if the windshield and was on my way. funny how things work out when your full of adrenaline. but i definatly feel it right now. ouch.
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Old 04-05-05, 11:40 PM   #11
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nice to know everybody else makes feebleminded/weird mistakes too
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it was right at the tremont st light, brakes? I don't need brakes it's a bmx! It was acctualy the breaking that brought me down, i mostly brake with my right leg, i tried it with my left and... well yeah i'm an idiot. I get the new pista tomorrow. anyone wanna bet on how long i have that before i crash it?
I hope you make it home at least.
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Old 04-06-05, 09:12 AM   #13
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Truthfully, I really don't think god does want on a bike.
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