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2016 Post Your Singlespeed/Fixed Gear Megathread

Old 01-04-17, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by JeremyLC View Post
I've never liked that saying. You catch the MOST flies with a steaming heap of dung.
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Yup. Or a rotting cadaver.
This is what I am talking about!

I didn't call the poster dumb. I said riding fixed without foot retention is dumb.
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Old 01-04-17, 11:25 AM
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Yeah, but people make their own decisions and everyone has to learn.

I see no reason to use the word dumb and turn the guy into my enemy. We have gumwalls, tread vs slick and bar grips for that.

More flies with honey, etc.

Cotton is the new gumwall.
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Old 01-04-17, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
Cotton is the new gumwall.

Riding in cotton is kind of edgy, no?
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Old 01-04-17, 12:19 PM
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Riding in cotton is kind of edgy, no?
No, it's dumb.
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Old 01-04-17, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by SquidPuppet View Post
Cotton is the new gumwall.
Heh. Might need to modify this signature....
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Old 01-04-17, 01:31 PM
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Hasn't the 2016 thread been depricated?
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Old 01-04-17, 07:53 PM
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I do agree that riding fixed without foot retention is dumb. I am glad to report my color coordinated pedal straps are arriving tomorrow.
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Seems like a good enough place to lock down last year's thread .
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