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Old 08-11-09, 01:48 PM
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Toe clips

Hi, I should be getting a toe clip/strap or a power grip/feet belts soon and I was wondering when you stop, dont you just fall over or is it easy to take your feet out?
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Old 08-11-09, 01:49 PM
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are you running a brake?
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Old 08-11-09, 01:50 PM
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it is easy to take your feet out

run a brake if you are new to fixed


also don't get that feetbelt/powergrip crap if you plan on doing long rides
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Old 08-11-09, 02:01 PM
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Keep the straps loose while you get used to it, then tighten them up as get comfortable riding in them.
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Old 08-11-09, 02:08 PM
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when I stop, I tip right over, every time. I go through a helmet every time I stop.
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Old 08-11-09, 02:11 PM
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Just do it.
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Old 08-11-09, 02:26 PM
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Yup, just fall right over.
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Old 08-11-09, 03:05 PM
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Yes, I am running both brakes but my front one is crap and makes this squeaky noise and its gonna take around 2 weeks or so before i can afford a nice front brake. It still works though.
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Old 08-11-09, 03:07 PM
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you might have a non-machined front rim.
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Old 08-11-09, 03:08 PM
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i fall over all the time sucks cuz im like coming up to a red light and i now its about to happen again but oh wellz
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ya me to i dont ware halmet coz cool wen fall i hit haed but dnt look coz nasty
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My back rim makes no noise but they are both the same kind of rims..
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the only time clips have ever been a problem for me was the time i had to try and jump a curb to avoid getting hit by a car or flying straight into the brick wall on the side of the road at 30ish mph. Getting flipped over the bars while you're feet are attached is awkward.
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Old 08-11-09, 03:38 PM
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Originally Posted by dayvan cowboy View Post
the only time clips have ever been a problem for me was the time i had to try and jump a curb to avoid getting hit by a car or flying straight into the brick wall on the side of the road at 30ish mph. Getting flipped over the bars while you're feet are attached is awkward.
I know the feeling, I was riding with my brother, he yelled my name, I squeezed my front brake and as chances would have it I was on a patch of wet leaves, I went sliding across the ground with my bike in tow, not fun.
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Toeclips are for n0obz.
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Originally Posted by das_pyrate View Post
ya me to i dont ware halmet coz cool wen fall i hit haed but dnt look coz nasty
uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh........ u evn no helmit? no coz no fall u new to fixy. stupid hiptsr u elaeys fixy ok ehneA?
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Old 08-11-09, 05:03 PM
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wel i use no-clip lik shoew coz better n in track VELO DOM E it used not kirin ha lol tomity doent oot njs but u? bad for fixy nood all hype hipter
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Old 08-11-09, 05:19 PM
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Thank god your back patricky.

By the way here's a pro-tip, if you're riding in traffic you can't fall over like normal because you would die. So just tip over and put your body weight on a car for the duration of the light. It's cool, they understand.
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Why not pull your foot out before you stop so when you do, you won't look silly.
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Old 08-11-09, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Mattpatt View Post
Why not pull your foot out before you stop so when you do, you won't look silly.
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Old 08-11-09, 05:46 PM
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I tri to trakstan but i cant so i paws at lite an tri balans but i fal wen fet are in THEZ DAM CLIPS wen i falled i getted dirt on my bag an getted my shoe sum dirte it sux
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Old 08-12-09, 01:00 AM
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it worked!!!
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this forum is hilarious!!

every one here secretly knows nothing about bikes but because they have 5000000000 posts that all say

("you suck" , "noob", "my bike is better than yours" , "girls have sex with me all the time")

it seems like they do know something hahah

all you noobs should brown noise the **** out of these people, who knows they might +rep you then you can be good at fixieing too hahahha
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Old 08-12-09, 01:38 AM
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Originally Posted by vvashed View Post
this forum is hilarious!!

every one here secretly knows nothing about bikes but because they have 5000000000 posts that all say

("you suck" , "noob", "my bike is better than yours" , "girls have sex with me all the time")

it seems like they do know something hahah

all you noobs should brown noise the **** out of these people, who knows they might +rep you then you can be good at fixieing too hahahha
your an idiot man
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Originally Posted by dayvan cowboy View Post
the only time clips have ever been a problem for me was the time i had to try and jump a curb to avoid getting hit by a car or flying straight into the brick wall on the side of the road at 30ish mph. Getting flipped over the bars while you're feet are attached is awkward.
I flipped over the handlebars once and did a full front flip and landed in a leg over the bar skid which was amazing because I was still strapped in. You did not do this because you are a noob and you do not have sex with girls.
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