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fixed gear with no seat?

Old 04-30-03, 12:38 PM
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fixed gear with no seat?

I remember reading about some trend where riders were riding w/o seats, just seatless the whole length of the ride. They would take the seat and post right off and ride standing up. Would it be posible to ride a fixed gear w/ no seat? I know it sounds insane, but could it be done?
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Old 04-30-03, 12:57 PM
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Originally posted by smelly
Would it be posible to ride a fixed gear w/ no seat? I know it sounds insane, but could it be done?
It all depends on how attached are you to your testicles, smelly.

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Old 04-30-03, 02:09 PM
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That would be tough. Maybe you should just get an ultimate wheel.
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Old 04-30-03, 05:31 PM
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I can see a trials bike with no seat...a lot of the "mods" are seatless, or have an insanely small seat.
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Old 04-30-03, 06:21 PM
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Believe me, it is also insanely hard.
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Old 01-05-10, 02:52 AM
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Totally possible. I could only imagine what could happen if you forgot that you took the seat off and decided to sit on the tube...
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Old 01-05-10, 03:25 AM
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Totaly possible, easy even, just stupid
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Old 01-05-10, 03:36 AM
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... almost 7 years ago. really?
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Originally Posted by Dinosaur88 View Post
... almost 7 years ago. really?
Damn chowmeen, you musta been doin some diggin
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Old 01-05-10, 09:27 AM
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happy 7th birthday, thread!

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I mock the resurrection of this thread...and present the Fast Boy Cycles Assless:
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Originally Posted by lz4005 View Post
I mock the resurrection of this thread...and present the Fast Boy Cycles Assless:
It wasn't so much a trend, as it was a bike a guy with "ass cancer" built so that he could ride without being in too much pain.

https://www.bikerumor.com/2009/03/31/...ast-boy-style/

https://www.fastboycycles.com/teachingcancertocry/
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Originally Posted by bigvegan View Post
It wasn't so much a trend, as it was a bike a guy with "ass cancer" built so that he could ride without being in too much pain.
True.
It was an excuse to post a cool bike made by a great builder (who's also a really good photographer).
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Btw., maybe I'm showing my ignorance here, but do BMX bikes really need a seat, and wouldn't they be maybe even safer without a seat? The only time I've ever watched BMX was at the Beijing Olympics and the guys/girls there never sat down anyway, so what's the point of the seat really?
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The seat on a bmx helps keep your man-bits away from the spinning tire if your feet slip off the pedals. Which happens often.
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Old 01-05-10, 01:18 PM
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I would cap the seat tube with a PVC end cap and enjoy the short ride.
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Old 01-05-10, 01:34 PM
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fixed gear with no seat? = stupid mother ****er!
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Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
fixed gear with no seat? = stupid mother ****er!
I take it you missed the whole bit about the builder having colon cancer and not being able to use a seat but still wanting to ride?
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Old 01-05-10, 09:17 PM
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or he was referring to the OP's statement, since the Fast Boy is not fixed...
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They have "trials bikes" that are often seatless, but they're made more for hopping around than actually riding from place A to place B.

On the BMX-type bikes, you can pedal standing up and coast sitting, so the seat does come in handy there.
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Originally Posted by bigvegan View Post
It wasn't so much a trend, as it was a bike a guy with "ass cancer" built so that he could ride without being in too much pain.

https://www.bikerumor.com/2009/03/31/...ast-boy-style/


https://www.fastboycycles.com/teachingcancertocry/
This bike was not fixed either. It was (is) a fun ride and looks great on his wall now-a-days (now that his ass cancer is gone).
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then there's this
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^ That's really disturbing in my opinion, with the seat tube sticking out, especially on the street....

For example:
A car honking you, scaring you, causing you to "accidentally" sit down which = butt **** by your bike
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Old 01-07-10, 07:22 PM
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^ That's really disturbing in my opinion, with the seat tube sticking out, especially on the street....
Good thing he's not riding it on the street then! Do you know the story behind that picture?
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She smokes a dozen and he doesn't seem to notice the smell
He took the seat off his own bike because the way that it felt
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