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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 08-30-06, 06:37 PM   #1
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so some stranger was feeling up my tires today

yea, i was running late so i took the f train to harlem, and the conductor sat next to me and starts feeling my tires. doesn't even say hello, or if i'd like dinner and a movie. it was really weird.
it's weird riding a fixxie in queens, where my mother lives b/c there aren't that many around. i serioulsy get stopped every day and asked:how much? wow that much? where r ur brakes? so wait u pedal backwards? isn't that crazy? what's the point of riding brakeless? just cause it's lighter? please, seriously, why no brakes?fun? holigan!
i know i don't get that much love when i ride downtow, but in queens, jesus. it's like 20 questions.
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Some people have a thing for rubber.
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