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My fixed gear can beat up your road bike

Old 05-07-19, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by AlmostTrick View Post
I don't think so. Sometimes it's just about having a little fun.
I wouldn't call Tim a troll, but I hope he's just trolling here. If he's being serious, I'm worried about his mental condition.
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Old 05-07-19, 01:12 PM
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FWIW my fixed gear could also beat up your road bike.
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Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
FWIW my fixed gear could also beat up your road bike.

My 26lb 80s Fuji conversion could totally beat up Tim's 16lb Rodriguez. Stronger, heavier, and with 666mm bars, better reach
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
I wouldn't call Tim a troll, but I hope he's just trolling here. If he's being serious, I'm worried about his mental condition.
Yeah, we have a half dozen trolls and socks here. IMO Tim's not one of them, though his posts can be a little off kilter. I think he just posted after a few too many Vodka Red Bulls, then got caught up in it.
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Old 05-08-19, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
Yeah, we have a half dozen trolls and socks here
That's it??? How do you figure

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I think he just posted after a few too many Vodka Red Bulls, then got caught up in it.
Glad I'm not the only one!!!
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My fixie doesn't see any hills. It basically just keeps doing high G left turns. It doesn't need hills to get to 40mph though. ;-)
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I have a fixie like that too , headed down tomorrow night as a matter of fact to do some hand-holding practice (madison)
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maybe...

It depends....
I have had some success taking it to roadies. Well me as a roadie for sure...
Check it out
Race Across the West.
http://www.raceacrossthewest(dot)org...---awards.html
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
My 26lb 80s Fuji conversion could totally beat up Tim's 16lb Rodriguez. Stronger, heavier, and with 666mm bars, better reach
But my avatar can beat up your avatar.


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