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)

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Old 02-08-09, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by time bandit View Post
sol, I was talking to op, genius..

learn to read a msg board.
I'm a ******bag for thinking we shouldn't weave thru traffic and make people in cars hate us? you, great logic there
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Old 02-08-09, 04:23 PM
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i like the video but..



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i like the video but..



i just find it funny. if these guys were CMers instead of Mash or whatever they call themselves, everyone would be jumping on them calling them a-holes.

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choke on a jar of dicks

sup tarckatino
*gives secret TB handshake*

sup solbros.
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Old 02-08-09, 04:32 PM
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If I can't call a fixie a fixie, what should I call it?
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
so "evolving" includes swerving dangerously through traffic, cutting cars off, blowing stopsigns and red lights...

It's people like the ones in this video that makes peopl ein cars hate the rest of us.
Umm, no they hate bikers no matter what we do.
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Originally Posted by andre nickatina View Post
*gives secret TB handshake*

sup solbros.
thats mah dick, not mah hand.... wait, wat
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thats mah dick, not mah hand.... wait, wat
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
If I can't call a fixie a fixie, what should I call it?
fixed gear.
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Originally Posted by jtarver View Post
Umm, no they hate bikers no matter what we do.
and why do they hate us? is it unjustified? IMO, and the opinion of many others, if there were no asshats like this many drivers wouldn't hate us.
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Originally Posted by dayvan cowboy View Post
fixed gear.
wow, i didn't realize fixie riders could be elitist asses too...
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gtfo. fixed gear bicycle or choke on dicks. only two options.
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
so "evolving" includes swerving dangerously through traffic, cutting cars off, blowing stopsigns and red lights...

It's people like the ones in this video that makes peopl ein cars hate the rest of us.
homie, who the **** are you? have you ever ridden a bicycle before? don't hate the player hate the game. pass that jar over to dude, he looks hungry.
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Old 02-08-09, 05:01 PM
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yes!! BWAAHAHAH
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[QUOTE=mooxster;8327286]and why do they hate us? is it unjustified? IMO, and the opinion of many others, if there were no asshats like this many drivers wouldn't hate us.[/QUO
I've been riding for 20 years and have had problems with drivers that entire time and yes, it's been unjustified. If you're mad at the guys in the video, I understand, but I don't appreciate your hostility
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
It's people like the ones in this video that makes peopl ein cars hate the rest of us.
Hey people in cars hate each other! its called road rage. And i'm happy when i'm on my bike because i'm free and i don't give a f__k what somebody trapped in a car feels. They can't sit there, honk, and hate... who cares.
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
and why do they hate us? is it unjustified? IMO, and the opinion of many others, if there were no asshats like this many drivers wouldn't hate us.
Listen bro, drivers don't give a **** if you're running a red light or not, they just see you on a bike and know what's up. In fact you'll get more respect when you are assertive on the road and don't hug the curb like a ***** all the time. And it's not like i give a **** what some cager thinks when i'm out riding.
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Originally Posted by yahnming View Post
homie, who the **** are you? have you ever ridden a bicycle before? don't hate the player hate the game. pass that jar over to dude, he looks hungry.
ah, yea, i've ridden a bicycle, I have been for over 25 years now. I just don't ride like a dick. Who are you to try to justify how these asses ride?
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Listen bro, drivers don't give a **** if you're running a red light or not, they just see you on a bike and know what's up. In fact you'll get more respect when you are assertive on the road and don't hug the curb like a ***** all the time. And it's not like i give a **** what some cager thinks when i'm out riding.
So I should just take the lane my entire ride next time I am out. I am sure the people in cars will love that
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
ah, yea, i've ridden a bicycle, I have been for over 25 years now. I just don't ride like a dick. Who are you to try to justify how these asses ride?
why do you care? if you want to hug the shoulder and signal when you turn, go ahead, no one is stopping you.

this is like having a thread complaining about how cabbies drive. stay off the ss/fixed thread if you don't have anything useful to say.

admin can we delete this thread?
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
So I should just take the lane my entire ride next time I am out. I am sure the people in cars will love that
I do that all the time. F' the drivers.
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
So I should just take the lane my entire ride next time I am out. I am sure the people in cars will love that
In Texas the law says if there is no bike lane a cyclist may occupy the entire lane. Does it matter if cars like it? You seem to be concerned with the law, running reds and stop signs and such, yet you probably have no idea what your local laws regarding cyclists are...I don't get what you are getting so hacked off about, do what you like and what makes you feel safe and let others do the same. You're not suffering for their indiscretions, you're suffering the effects of a society that is not accepting of cyclists simply because they move slower than automobiles and yet are forced to occupy the same space.
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Originally Posted by mooxster View Post
So I should just take the lane my entire ride next time I am out. I am sure the people in cars will love that
If you're keeping up with traffic / going the same speed or faster than cars, then why not? I don't know about your state but it's perfectly legal in mine and many times necessary to do this. Do you enjoy riding in the dooring zone when the bike lane ends? I don't.
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you actually should take the entire lane when you're riding. it's safer for everyone involved. in most communities bicycles are considered vehicles and it's completely within your rights on the road.
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Originally Posted by yahnming View Post
why do you care? if you want to hug the shoulder and signal when you turn, go ahead, no one is stopping you.

this is like having a thread complaining about how cabbies drive. stay off the ss/fixed thread if you don't have anything useful to say.

admin can we delete this thread?
Someone says something you don't agree with and you want the thread deleted? Are you serious?

I would think riding safe and in a way that doesn't piss off drivers is very usefull. I could be wrong though I guess.

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