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I ride a fixed gear bike

Old 12-04-20, 07:26 PM
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Old 12-05-20, 12:10 AM
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So you don't ride a fixed gear bike.....?
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Old 12-05-20, 11:48 AM
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No brakes, ran into the back of a bus, gave it up?
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Old 12-05-20, 04:06 PM
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I am an old fart. I occasionally ride a single speed bike for variety, novelty and strength on climbs. One of one of my ride groups’ primary ride leaders rides a fixie for some of our training rides in winter. I ride next to him on downhills and my soul weeps. I ride next to him on steep inclines and my knees weep. Late in these rides, I thank the gods of cycling, as well as countless engineers, for front and rear derailleurs and my many 22 speed steeds.
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Originally Posted by zatopek View Post
I am an old fart. I occasionally ride a single speed bike for variety, novelty and strength on climbs. One of one of my ride groups’ primary ride leaders rides a fixie for some of our training rides in winter. I ride next to him on downhills and my soul weeps. I ride next to him on steep inclines and my knees weep. Late in these rides, I thank the gods of cycling, as well as countless engineers, for front and rear derailleurs and my many 22 speed steeds.
I second your appreciation of many gears. Then there are these types!
https://www.bicycling.com/rides/a200...ps-on-a-fixie/
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Old 12-12-20, 01:19 PM
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Also an old fart and ride a single speed

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Old 12-12-20, 03:48 PM
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^^^ HOT! looks like it might fit me too...
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Old 12-12-20, 03:55 PM
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Sorry to send you guys into a ditch hahah but I originally posted accidentally in the road forum, the real thread is over in the single speed fixed gear forum.

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Old 12-12-20, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Ymerej View Post
Sorry to send you guys into a ditch hahah but I originally posted accidentally in the road forum, the real thread is over in the single speed fixed gear forum.

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Quite alright. Some of the other thread topics here are getting too old and too long. This at least gives some bit of change for us<grin>
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Old 12-13-20, 02:26 AM
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