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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)

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Old 02-07-13, 04:00 PM
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I flat out refuse to watch that.
lololololol me too

edit: I just watched it, goddamnit. my life will now end approx 2 min sooner
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Old 02-07-13, 07:05 PM
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Old 02-07-13, 07:11 PM
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That bar/stem combo is a little overly "artsy" but they're not terrible.

It kinda reminds me of Vector BMX handlebars - which were all the rage when I was a kid:



I guess things like reach, fit and handling weren't important back then.

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Old 02-07-13, 08:00 PM
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Flatland?

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Old 02-07-13, 09:03 PM
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"Flatland" didn't exist back when those Vector bars were being made.
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Old 02-07-13, 09:15 PM
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"Flatland" didn't exist back when those Vector bars were being made.
sure it did

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Old 02-07-13, 09:20 PM
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The Two Bobs (Haro and Morales) were doing flatland in the early-mid 80's, weren't they? Do the Vector bars pre-date that?
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Old 02-07-13, 09:22 PM
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Yeah, I recant. It was just more commonly known as "freestyle".

FWIW, those are Vector Bob Haro bars Wes Bourne is using in that video - which did have a slight forward reach.
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Old 02-07-13, 10:39 PM
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man listen to that music its ****ing awesome. "srs"
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
That bar/stem combo is a little overly "artsy" but they're not terrible.

It kinda reminds me of Vector BMX handlebars - which were all the rage when I was a kid:



I guess things like reach, fit and handling weren't important back then.
im going to put those on my centurion.
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Old 02-08-13, 12:19 AM
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Front pegs only, "pegs" built into the fork, full race kit, number plate, Skyway Tuff Spokes... Man, things have changed.
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Old 02-08-13, 12:39 AM
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Makes one want to take a spin class...
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wat acrobatics followed with some low cadence spin on a machine.
i dont get it.... silly asians are silly
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Makes one want to take a spin class...
No it flamin' doesn't
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I honestly don't know if this belongs here or not. I mean, it's definitely stupid, but I think that was the point...

This is f'n sweet... it just needs a John Deere badge.
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i saw a camo jersey at the bike shop yesterday.
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Makes one want to take a spin class...
lol me and the wifey do spin class every week. good cardio, i burn about 800 calories in that hour.
we dont do anything like that tho haha...

basically the bikes have a little screen and a lever that controls the gear. instructor will call out a gear and a RPM, whether to sit or stand upright or down low, usually to the tempo of the music.
i actually think spin class is great exercise...roughly the same as doing a very brisk 20 mile ride. but it all depends on how cheesy/corny the instructor/music is though, ive been to some and i just couldn't handle the instructor and their bad music.
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sort of like this.
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i saw a camo jersey at the bike shop yesterday.
I want. Especially if RealTree. That would be so badass
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I want. Especially if RealTree. That would be so badass
+1, i saw prolly post pics of a whole camo kit but was oldschool no realtree

would be sweet for cx
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So close.... but yet so far (from the handlebars).
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Mismatched valves too.
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So close.... but yet so far (from the handlebars).
Hmmm, gorillas have short legs and long arms, I wonder what sort of ape rides that thing
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Trex, also if you are going to have 3 feet of stbd, just slam the ****ing stem already.
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Originally Posted by Mumonkan View Post
+1, i saw prolly post pics of a whole camo kit but was oldschool no realtree

would be sweet for cx
one of the local teams rides in pink camo
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