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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)

Bike Culture Is Saved!!!!!!!!YES!!!!!!!!!

Old 05-27-07, 10:59 AM
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Bike Culture Is Saved!!!!!!!!YES!!!!!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQGLNPJ9VCE


Suck it corporate co-op naysayers!
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oh my. awesome.
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Originally Posted by babychris
oh my. awesome.

We need Philly (and everyone else) to stand up.
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Originally Posted by CCCCCCC
wow thank you

You are welcome. But don't thank me, thank bike culture. May it live forever!
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WTF is a scraper bike...i want to party w/ those guys...
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I just sold my colnago and bought the trike in that video.
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I am speechless...

i guess i am off to the bike pile to build a scraper bike...


keirin,italian,aussie.....out
scraper.......................in
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whoa. thats all I can say.
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Originally Posted by KrisPistofferson
How can I be down?

You already are, Kris. You already are.



[edit] We all are. It's....it's ****ing beautiful, man. *snif*
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Greatest video/song, ever!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by Trunk Boiz
Im So Solid, I Go So Hard, I Ride My Bikes,I Dont Need My Car!!!!!!
There is hope for the youth of today.
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Originally Posted by babychris
I just sold my colnago and bought the trike in that video.
Good idea.
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Cool points to mention:

-The bikes are homemade custom-mods.

-The video and song are 100% independent

-The kids are in High School

-The kids are literally bombarded with car culture, yet chose bike culture on their own.


It may seem silly to some, but I think it's rad. Best street movement yet.
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Can anyone ghost ride their fixed gear that well? Nothing like ghost riding a nice whip.
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If this thread doesn't get at least half as many views as the "bike culture is doomed" thread, then well I guess people just don't like bicycles.
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Thank you Trunk Boiz. I was beginning to think I single-handedly co-opted bike culture. I'm glad to see there's still an underground element in the cycling community. Off to build up a scraper bike and hop on the bandwagon...
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Originally Posted by bartokomous
Off to build up a scraper bike and hop on the bandwagon...

You'll need to build up a trike, if you plan on doing any serious wagon- hopping. Just sayin'.
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I can't get enough of it, I keep listening to it. As I've gotten older I've found a love for main stream rap. Mainly cause of the production, but this song is just infectious.
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Originally Posted by Zurich
Can anyone ghost ride their fixed gear that well? Nothing like ghost riding a nice whip.
From "Probably a bad idea" hybrid miss-and-out/ crit race in Gastown, Vancouver a couple of weeks ago. Tenten is ghost riding the whip to the finish line with a bunch of riders coming up fast behind. Props to Trent for photo.


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THANK BUDDHA ALLAH MARX AND JESUS! COOLEST THING EVER! (And Serendipper, thanks for the linK!!!!)
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Originally Posted by Serendipper
You'll need to build up a trike, if you plan on doing any serious wagon- hopping. Just sayin'.
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