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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)
View Poll Results: do you have spoke cards on yur bike yall?
no spoke cards are lame
65
28.38%
no spoke cards are for messengers and alleycat racers only
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22.27%
yes but only while racing
26
11.35%
yes i have them only my fixed gear bicycle wheel
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38.86%
yes i have them on multigeared bike too
21
9.17%
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Old 03-18-07, 09:45 PM
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huh
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mod can you please add the option:

"no but i glued dozens of compact discs to my spokes"

thx

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Old 03-18-07, 10:09 PM
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2 - one for an alleycat I raced (not so hot) in, one for the rides I did over summer with luvthemas.
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Old 03-18-07, 10:11 PM
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i'm of the other option: i have 2 in my coaster rear wheel. 1 promotional card for a frat party at northwestern that i found in indiana & thought was funny & 1 i made in honor of mr. fabian.
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Old 03-18-07, 10:13 PM
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evry three or four races I remove them and put em in a scrap book to commemorate my races
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Old 03-18-07, 10:27 PM
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I can't get mine to stay in my spokes.
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Old 03-19-07, 12:20 AM
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races or critical mass rides. there aren't too many races in my town, and I'm afraid to try any races in SF.
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Old 03-19-07, 12:23 AM
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I was actually thinking of making a thread where we could all trade spoke cards we made..I think it'd be pretty sweet.
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Old 03-19-07, 12:29 AM
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Originally Posted by subsistbmx@hotm
I was actually thinking of making a thread where we could all trade spoke cards we made..I think it'd be pretty sweet.
I kinda think putting a spokecard on your bike and not having raced (or worked a race/checkpoint) for it is kinda lame..

I have spokecards on my road and fixed bike, from races I've ridden those bikes in..
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Old 03-19-07, 12:29 AM
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I have a smily face of 5 cards | |
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For some stupid reason and for special occasions and my friend's bike shop logo on all cards at the back.
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Old 03-19-07, 12:44 AM
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1 for a race i almost got DFL in, and 1 tiny, postage stamp sized card of haile selassie that this crazy girl gave me.
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Old 03-19-07, 02:14 AM
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see all mine are from me being dfl king
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Old 03-19-07, 02:21 AM
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i just let the spokeys in my wheel during race when i come home i remove the new one und use it as beer coaster, cooler or whatever. the spokes are much faster dirty and harder to clean with cards.

but the outlines and shadow of someone riding ith them looks nice
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Old 03-19-07, 02:22 AM
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i put all the ones i get on my coaster brake beater. before that, they were all on my grocery trike!
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Old 03-19-07, 02:25 AM
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'sup ken?
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Old 03-19-07, 03:06 AM
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Here in Los Angeles we make spoke cards every time we ride our bikes to the store. Sorry, alleycat racers; your precious subcultural accoutrements are ours now, OURS I TELL YOU!
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Old 03-19-07, 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by pinkrobe
I can't get mine to stay in my spokes.
Yet another reason not to lace radially.
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Old 03-19-07, 06:34 AM
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I left my first one in my wheel for a week, and it got dirty/torn to hell. Now I take them out and put them on the wall by my assorted bike parts, etc.
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Old 03-19-07, 07:43 AM
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I had cards from races, but the wind inspired me to take them out because they were making riding more of a chore. The only one I have now was made by my girly.
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Old 03-19-07, 08:56 AM
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yes, they are lame.
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Old 03-19-07, 09:01 AM
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They get stolen.
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Old 03-19-07, 10:06 AM
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They're spoke cards, not war medals...lighten up kids.
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Old 03-19-07, 10:37 AM
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I don't have any. If I acquire one, I'll probably leave it there. If that makes anyone who sees me ride by think anything in particular about me, one way or the other, fu(k 'em.
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Old 03-19-07, 10:47 AM
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I'm too weaksauce to do any races in SF or Oakland, so no. I thought about putting a picture of an ex-girlfriend in there to get grease and city-dirt all over her, but... nah.
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Old 03-19-07, 10:48 AM
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if i had an aerospoke, i'd ductape one on, just for *******factor.
i don't have any, but that doesn't mean anything.
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Old 03-19-07, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by doofo
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"no but i glued dozens of compact discs to my spokes"

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hey that was me, i didnt actually glue them, i was trying to start **** because i was bored
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