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Old 09-08-08, 05:47 PM
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Wow, you're all so legit.
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Originally Posted by bakaster View Post
....your ears are cut? like rugby player califlower ears? lacrosse player squished-by-my-helmet ears? (like me)

as a whiskey snob you must appreciate the good irish whiskey you can only get there yeah?
Best whiskey i ever had was Johnny Walker blue label. (friend's mom got it for his 21st and he was nice enough to share)
No, my ears are scalpeled and stretched. And my favorite whiskey is Basil Hayden. On the cheap side but oh so smooth.
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lucky.....
If i was older in the 90's i might be able to say the same.... although i do believe that my first bike was a fixed gear...

i just realized i started riding fixed in the 90's too! granted i was like 6 years old....
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I'm probably a hipster...all true facts about me.

I'm vegan.
I have tattoos.
My ears are stretched to an inch.
I wear tight pants.
I wear a chrome messenger bag, but am not a messenger.
I ride a single speed with a front and rear brake.
My current bike is the dreaded Felt Curbside, and I like it a lot.
I go to hardcore shows.
I'm 30 years old.
I ride and collect Vespa's.
I also collect records.
I pretty much only wear black.

These are all true, no sarcasm here. I think I am probably a hipster.
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Hmmm. If you feel the need to defend your non-hipster status.........

I still buy and listen to lp records on my very expensive turntable.
Drink my liquor straight; prefer single malt Scotch and port. (Balvenie Double Wood, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Glenmorangie, and some Ramos Pinto 30 yr. old tawny port)
I do not waste time with cheap beer though I did get a case of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale at Costco! for $24.
I commute by bike ocassionally; should do more.
I have several bikes, only one of which is fixed at the moment.
I have four granddaughters.
I have been ripping my lp's to cd for my hipster coworkers; some of whom had never heard of the Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Brains or the Buzzcocks. (I sure felt old that day).

When I was in high school/college, the cheap beers were Busch, Schaefer, Mickeys, Stag, Hamms, Red White and Blue, Goebel's, and the grocery store beer that came in a white can with the black letters "Beer" on the side. Colt 45 and Schlitz Malt Liquor were the original "40's". Corona was the new 'hip' beer as were those Bartles and Jaymes wine coolers.

I watch only high culture tv: Family Guy, the Man Show, South Park, anything to do with cycling on Versus, the Military Channel, Alabama football.
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I'm just really hip.
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Originally Posted by bbattle View Post
Hmmm. If you feel the need to defend your non-hipster status.........

I still buy and listen to lp records on my very expensive turntable.
Drink my liquor straight; prefer single malt Scotch and port.
I do not waste time with cheap beer though I did get a case of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale at Costco! for $24.
I commute by bike ocassionally; should do more.
I have several bikes, only one of which is fixed at the moment.
I have four granddaughters.
I have been ripping my lp's to cd for my hipster coworkers; some of whom had never heard of the Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Brains or the Buzzcocks. (I sure felt old that day).

When I was in high school/college, the cheap beers were Busch, Schaefer, Mickeys, Stag, Hamms, Red White and Blue, Goebel's, and the grocery store beer that came in a white can with the black letters "Beer" on the side. Colt 45 and Schlitz Malt Liquor were the original "40's". Corona was the new 'hip' beer as were those Bartles and Jaymes wine coolers.

I watch only high culture tv: Family Guy, the Man Show, South Park, anything to do with cycling on Versus, the Military Channel, Alabama football.
DUDE, we need to hang out.
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Originally Posted by triplesixer View Post
I'm a whiskey snob.
Sweet. What are your choice single-malts or blends? Right now I am on a huge Johnny Gold kick, but I need to find a (much) cheaper stunt-double for it!
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Originally Posted by triplesixer View Post
No, my ears are scalpeled and stretched. And my favorite whiskey is Basil Hayden. On the cheap side but oh so smooth.
Yeah, that is some good stuff. Especially since i can afford it. The blue label was amazing, but it is so expensive!

hmmm i feel like i have thread jacked this (or at least put it on a detour)
so i should probably add another reason i'm not a hipster.

I have never worn skinny jeans.

12 years of soccer, and 8 years of lacrosse (some of those over lapped) mean my legs look more like
this



than like this

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Old 09-08-08, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by bbattle View Post
Hmmm. If you feel the need to defend your non-hipster status.........

I still buy and listen to lp records on my very expensive turntable.
Drink my liquor straight; prefer single malt Scotch and port. (Balvenie Double Wood, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Glenmorangie, and some Ramos Pinto 30 yr. old tawny port)
I do not waste time with cheap beer though I did get a case of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale at Costco! for $24.
I commute by bike ocassionally; should do more.
I have several bikes, only one of which is fixed at the moment.
I have four granddaughters.
I have been ripping my lp's to cd for my hipster coworkers; some of whom had never heard of the Dead Kennedys, Black Flag, Bad Brains or the Buzzcocks. (I sure felt old that day).

When I was in high school/college, the cheap beers were Busch, Schaefer, Mickeys, Stag, Hamms, Red White and Blue, Goebel's, and the grocery store beer that came in a white can with the black letters "Beer" on the side. Colt 45 and Schlitz Malt Liquor were the original "40's". Corona was the new 'hip' beer as were those Bartles and Jaymes wine coolers.

I watch only high culture tv: Family Guy, the Man Show, South Park, anything to do with cycling on Versus, the Military Channel, Alabama football.
Yeah, i had to explain some of those bands to my co-workers. It made me feel old until i realized that i am the youngest one here....
and colt 45 and mickeys are the only 40s i touch.
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Old 09-08-08, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by sedition View Post
Sweet. What are your choice single-malts or blends? Right now I am on a huge Johnny Gold kick, but I need to find a (much) cheaper stunt-double for it!
I'm more of a blended guy. I know single-malt is considered "better" but I just can't get away from Jameson, Pigs Nose... and Johnny Gold is a great blended whiskey.
Do you get down with burbons at all?
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OK, fun thread.

My 10 negative hipster points
*I'm 34. I think that makes me too old to be "hip," unless I lived in Williamsberg, NY. I live in Boston.
*I just took the Bar Exam (i.e. I am going to be an attorney)
*I've only been riding fixed for a little over two years.
*I play softball, and ride to games (in full uniform) which are right next to where all the local polo games
are held. Man, does that one get some weird look from the legit-hipsters.
*I don't wear tight pants (well, unless it's the softball uniform)
*I'm one of "the gays" and my boyfriend works in mutual funds.
*I hate cheap beer, and am also a whiskey snob.
*I wear a Boston Red Sox baseball hat, and not a cycling hat.
*I have a front brake
*I have a Spitfire backpack, which is not over the shoulder.

My 10 positive hipster points
*I skateboard and can still do this and this (that is me in pics, circa 2004)
*I wear black band t-shirts and cut-off army shorts a lot.
*My lock is in my back pocket.
*I have tattoos.
*I've seen Husker Du and Jawbreaker live.
*My bike looks like this.
*I've been going to punk shows since I was 11.
*I self-identify as an anarchist / atheist.
*I own, and still buy, records. 7 inches, too.*
*I can do a lot of "fixie tricks."

*Hipster joke of the year: Why are hipster boys always bad in bed? They are always bragging about 7" in they don't have.
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Originally Posted by triplesixer View Post
I'm more of a blended guy. I know single-malt is considered "better" but I just can't get away from Jameson, Pigs Nose... and Johnny Gold is a great blended whiskey.
Do you get down with burbons at all?
Ya know, I've been trying to rock the Burbon party, but it just aint working for me. They are too sweet, and something just seems amiss with them. Jameson is good stuff. A friend also turned me on to this stuff called Sheep Dip(!), which is actually really good. We should start a whiskey snob thread. I have a feeling this thread is going to blow-up, and it will be hard to follow the whiskey comments!

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* I heart hipsters even only because I want to take their chix.

* I take freely from hipster culture and make it my own but I ain't cool enough
to be one.

* I commute on a classic lugged steel bike with gears.

* Can do stupid fixster tricks and like it.

* old enough to have bought Misfits on vinyl.

* think messengering is a cool job but not as hard as timber cruising
or professional archaeology.
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Originally Posted by bakaster View Post
The blue label was amazing, but it is so expensive!
Blue is really good whiskey, but I don't really think it is THAT good for the price. Their Gold label is only a notch or two under the Blue (IMHO), but is way less expensive (still like $80 a bottle, which ain't cheap).

Anyone had Johnny Swing? It's the only one of their line I haven't tried yet.
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1. I'm not a messenger
2. I commute (live and work on capmus so it's not hard)
3. Can't do bar spins, ride backwards, or no hand trackstand because my bike's not fixed.
4. I don't wear a cycling cap.
5. I don't have grips/tape on my bars because i'm cheap
6. I don't ride track, so I don't have a track geometry frame
7. I ride because I love it, not because its cool

my version of the op's criteria. i have a feeling the bar tape thing is going to push me over to the hipster side, but i started running it because i didn't want to ride to the bike shop and i didn't know how i wanted my brake lever. keep it that way because i'm liking it for the moment but i'll probably grow out of it and get some bar tape
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Sedition, if I were one of "the gays" I would steal you from your boyfriend. haha.
I am a HUGE red sox fan and have a tattoo to prove it.
Seriously let's go for a ride and get a whiskey next time I'm in boston.
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I am 30
I was introduced to a fixed gear about three years ago in Portland.
Before riding fixed I commuted on a mountain bike.
I use a chrome bag, but am not a messenger.
I have four tattoos.
I am finishing my degree in accounting.
I mostly listen to underground hip hop, and since going back to school I mostly torrent it.
I wear a Colorado Rockies hat, only have a bike hat for under the helmet.
I always wear my helmet.
I usually ride in baggy shorts.
I finally figured out how to skid last week.
I am a beer snob, IPAs are my favorite.
I do have a brake.
I can trackstand for about 10 seconds.
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Originally Posted by triplesixer View Post
Sedition, if I were one of "the gays" I would steal you from your boyfriend. haha.
I am a HUGE red sox fan and have a tattoo to prove it.
Seriously let's go for a ride and get a whiskey next time I'm in boston.
Your on!
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this thread is stupid.
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I'm going to start the whiskey thread...
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the difference between a hipster and other fixed riders
that aren't messengers is that a hipster goes
to art school, dresses the part, and has a journal
with lots of bad writing in it, which he inflicts on his
girlfriend and therapist. if the writing was good he
would be published but it ain't. me i can't read
so i don't have a journal.
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Originally Posted by sedition View Post
Blue is really good whiskey, but I don't really think it is THAT good for the price. Their Gold label is only a notch or two under the Blue (IMHO), but is way less expensive (still like $80 a bottle, which ain't cheap).

Anyone had Johnny Swing? It's the only one of their line I haven't tried yet.
Yeah, i know that it might not be worth the $ but my friend (future house mate) got it as a 21'st bday present and was nice enough to share a (small) glass with some of his friends.

One that i wasn't expecting to like was J&B scotch, but i was staying in Haverford (outside of philly) and the store that we went to didn't have any whiskey at all. In the end i liked it a lot!

and walking, if by stupid you mean awesome! This was (for the most part) the single most fun thread that i have been part of seeing that every one was willing to make fun of themselves a little and not be A-Holes to other people.

Where else do we get to start LP and Whiskey discussions and still (sort of) be on topic with the thread huh?
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Originally Posted by kaiju-velo View Post
me i can't read
so i don't have a journal.


Don't worry i can't read or write either. It is over rated. Ignore the fact that i am posting....
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I've tried riding to surf, but it's a bit of an issue because I pretty much only ride my 9 foot long board, which doesn't work with a bike.


I've seen these and others around lately on my beach.
(although NEVER with that bike)

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