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Jackass BFSSFG poseur tarck bicyclist of the day

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Old 03-05-07, 04:36 PM
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Jackass BFSSFG poseur tarck bicyclist of the day

I wish i could reach into my computer screen with an allen key and fix this guy's bike.



http://www.fixedgeargallery.com/2007...ccoPendola.htm
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don't laugh at physically challenged people, you don't know what his arms look like.
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Awwww his handlebars are sad....

I saw that one earlier and was quite confused.
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that bike is so nice and maybe he has it that way for a reason. just cuz it no look good to you dont mean it not comfy for him. give him a break
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Originally Posted by Natron
Awwww his handlebars are sad....
lolz
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Originally Posted by Gyeswho
that bike is so nice and maybe he has it that way for a reason. just cuz it no look good to you dont mean it not comfy for him. give him a break
well it is uncomfortable for my eyes

give me a break
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Old 03-05-07, 04:45 PM
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He totally should have gone for 650c wheels... that just looks so odd!
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An allen key's not going to do much for that poor bike.
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Old 03-05-07, 04:52 PM
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Originally Posted by jim-bob
An allen key's not going to do much for that poor bike.
It's pretty for a generic "colormatched deep v's and tt protector" type bike. With the seat and bars set up properly i would have nothing really bad to say about it.

Edit: except that the tape doesn't quite match. If youre going to build a bike like this i say you should go balls to the wall.
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Originally Posted by mander
It's pretty for a generic "colormatched deep v's and tt protector" type bike. With the seat and bars set up properly i would have nothing really bad to say about it.
cmon, pissing blood is the new black.
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that's just your run of the mill "i have a lot of money to spend on a bike" bike.

i hate when stuff matches like that, i'm not gonna knock it.
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The saddle looks like a taint killer. Perhaps it is functional for the rider, but it looks more like s/he wanted the deep drop look but didn't have the flexibility to manage the reach.
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perhaps the bike is penance for masturbating.
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There's no way anyone's body could be proportioned so that the position of the bars and seat were a good fit. That's just not possible. Are his elbow joints on the inside of his arms? I mean... c'mon!
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hey look! a bowery dressed up like a clown, tee ehee heeheee heee




ps i know it's not a bowery but it looks like one at a glance.
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wow! those brass knuckles are really fugly.. is that the stock brass knuckle fork, if so, even more fugly
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Although I am looking forward to "beating it up" a little cuz the looks it was getting in The City made me a tad uncomfortable!


Is he going to do what skater posers do (drag their tails/noses of the skateboard along a ledge) to "rough up" his bike?
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When I see a bike like this, I pray that it is set up that way on purpose as a joke.
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...and no straps ...but strangly enough in one picture the seat angle is ok.

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At least put some straps on it. Sheesh.
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Originally Posted by octopus magic
Is he going to do what skater posers do (drag their tails/noses of the skateboard along a ledge) to "rough up" his bike?
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sounds like it.
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Don't Worry, Soma Double Toe Clips are Twice as Strong! No Need for Straps!
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...and we know the picture was made at 16:49...
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I don't want to encourage this sort of behavior, but he did knock my hometown at length, so what the hell. If you go to his blog http://www.roccopendolas.blogspot.com/ you will see this-

"I have been reading lots of stuff lately on fixies and bike culture. I get a kick out of the people who claim that people such as myself are "posers!" I know that I, for one, fit no mold. Let's see I like to eat at Morton's, but I tend to prefer cheap Mexican, Chinese, and pizza. I do love Chrome messenger pants and Timbuk2 bags! I listen to Dylan and Springsteen religiously (like every "hipster" does), but I also love funky alternative ****. I have a wife and a kid, and long hair and earrings just so I am not confused for an Irvinian! Can't fixie riders just be themselves, whatever potpourri that happens to be?"

And you will also see his bike set up properly as it left the store, and a pic of him on it.
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Originally Posted by garagegirl
And you will also see his bike set up properly as it left the store, and a pic of him on it.
Nope, that shop sold the guy the bike without straps. You can see the picture in the blog entry where he'a complaining about how hard skidding and riding brakeless is. So, i think that might be a bit shady.

OTOH I notice from the blog that this guy seems to be very intelligent and knows how to use the internet, which means he has no excuse.

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