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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 08-08-06, 01:48 PM   #1
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aw goddamn, sorry to see that. you ok?

this isn't the frame that was damaged in shipping is it?
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Old 08-08-06, 01:52 PM   #3
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Nah this is the one from when I got doored. I just finally got the thingy so i could get the pics of my camera. The other one is also still ****ed up.
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Old 08-08-06, 02:04 PM   #5
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love it...that bike was a pipe-bomb!
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Bend the top tube & seat back, stick a shunt in the down tube with some JB weld and ride.
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in the first photo i thought you had a wheel leaning against the bike. now it's all too clear.
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Old 08-08-06, 03:00 PM   #8
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Hope you got the bloodstains out. And if you didn't know, speed kills, especially on fast bikes. It may be cheap thrills at the moment but if you're not careful, you'll miss out on the French girls and fine wine.

Wow! I didn't notice the snapped downtube in the first pic and was looking at the second pic and was like WTF? Damn! How come it took so long to get the bike back?
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Old 08-08-06, 03:08 PM   #9
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ouch.

Right hooked? or hit directly from the left?
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Old 08-08-06, 04:27 PM   #10
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sloppy paintjob on that wall/skirting
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that bike is broken.
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Old 08-08-06, 05:51 PM   #13
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I've seen worse. a little hanger wire and duct tape should fix you right up.
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guess that TT protector didn't work?



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Cheah! Replace the downtube with a burly BMX chain or maybe a bungee cord.
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This is where you sit down and make a list of everything on the bike that is still salvageable to make you feel (somewhat) better.
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Old 08-09-06, 04:44 AM   #18
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this is where you regret ever leaving our shores...

that is some bad luck there boy. whats the story with the witcomb now?
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Awesome! Finally a +aliens of my own. Yeah that bike is the broke, but it served me well while it lasted. I honestly don't remember what my impact was but i'm pretty sure the front wheel was almost directly head on until I slammed the door and torqued the bike.

As for the Witcomb I finally got it back from Fedex two days ago and it's sitting in my room with a big ****ing dent and a track end that's too bent to put a wheel in. Right now I'm in the process of calling every framebuilder I can for estimates on a repair or replacement so that they can cut me a check. Big ups to Don Walker and Chris at Circle A for helping me out already and I'm waiting to hear back from e-RICHIE as well.
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Downtubes are redundant. Fix your skirt ya sissy mary and ride w/ pride.

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Awesome! Finally a +aliens of my own. Yeah that bike is the broke, but it served me well while it lasted. I honestly don't remember what my impact was but i'm pretty sure the front wheel was almost directly head on until I slammed the door and torqued the bike.

As for the Witcomb I finally got it back from Fedex two days ago and it's sitting in my room with a big ****ing dent and a track end that's too bent to put a wheel in. Right now I'm in the process of calling every framebuilder I can for estimates on a repair or replacement so that they can cut me a check. Big ups to Don Walker and Chris at Circle A for helping me out already and I'm waiting to hear back from e-RICHIE as well.
3 letters. DHL.

stop fuc*ing wih fedex and bikes. it's a losing battle.
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3 letters. DHL.

stop fuc*ing wih fedex and bikes. it's a losing battle.
How is DHL vs. FedEx? Our awesome UPS guy might be getting fired for something ridiculous (not wearing his seatbelt to ride 3 blocks... although I have faith in the union) and we might just drop them altogether for our (outgoing) shipping. I guess that leaves us with DHL and FedEx as options; I'm not even sure if DHL has regular routes near us.
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