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My fixed gear can beat up your road bike

Old 05-02-19, 11:31 AM
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My fixed gear can beat up your road bike

Just felt like saying that.
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And it looks good doing it too.

Also just felt like saying that.


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Come over here and say that!
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Eat my dust!
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My fixed gear can beat up your road bike
Your fixed gear can't catch my road bike.
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A fixie throw down.....I'm in. My roadie will chew your fixie up and spit it out.
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Y'all come down. We'll have ourselves a good time.

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Whoa! I can't compete with no HR of 172.
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Whoa! I can't compete with no HR of 172.
If your bike is geared, you won't need to.
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
If your bike is geared, you won't need to.
Good one.

You also won't need 172 if you soft pedal up 1% grades in your 36/28 like I see all the geared riders doing.


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Get some (non sprint) KOMs on your fixed gear and I'll be impressed.
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Get some (non sprint) KOMs on your fixed gear and I'll be impressed.
KOM Shmom. It's not over till the fat lady sings.


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KOM Shmom. It's not over till the fat lady sings.


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Now, her I can beat.
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It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even half as flat as that in my area.
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
My fixed gear can beat up your road bike
So can mine (as long as a gorilla rides it).
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It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even half as flat as that in my area.
My 12-15 mile daily commute has about that much elevation gain one way

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Originally Posted by woodcraft View Post
It's pretty much impossible to find a ride even half as flat as that in my area.
Haha, 1,000' of climbing over that distance is basically overpasses and atmospheric variation

Yeah, no that's not happening in Norcal unless I head out to the central valley, or do laps around a FLAT CIRCUIT. I think these roadies would ride circles around a 48x16 fixie

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Originally Posted by cthenn View Post
Haha, 1,000' of climbing over that distance is basically overpasses and atmospheric variation

Yeah, no that's not happening in Norcal unless I head out to the central valley, or do laps around a FLAT CIRCUIT. I think these roadies would ride circles around a 48x16 fixie

Fair enough...




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I saw a pic of the Rodriguez on another thread, great looking bike! Is the sizing custom or do they do stock sizes?
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
I saw a pic of the Rodriguez on another thread, great looking bike! Is the sizing custom or do they do stock sizes?
Thanks for the kind words.

The Rodriquez "Shiftless" comes in 20 stock sizes or you can do a custom.

Mine is custom - S3 tubes, Enve, Vittoria, Dura Ace... 15.9 lb ready to ride and built specifically for the open road.

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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Fair enough...




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Lookin' good. But that heart rate!
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Good one.

You also won't need 172 if you soft pedal up 1% grades in your 36/28 like I see all the geared riders doing.


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Talk.

Norcal roadies riding in circles... Atmospheric variation... Aren't gonna catch me...

So far @redlude97 is the only one who posted an average speed, distance or elevation.

If someone's road bike can beat up my fixed gear then testify.

Post a screen cap or go to the back and have a gel or something.


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