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My first fixed-gear recumbent trike...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by r464, Jan 31, 2008.

  1. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    I miss it...

     

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  2. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    I wore through the front wheel of mine. My dad cut up an old bike tire and wired it to the big wheel rim. I had so much more traction and could beat all the other little kids in big wheel races.
     
  3. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    The single most terrifying thing if you are 8 years old and grandma lives on a hill...
     
  4. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    <edit> SNIPED! Bastard.

    <edit 2>

    Improved!

     
  5. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    You had the hampsters spinning neuro-wheels in me noggin' trying to figure out where you were going with that before I clicked.

    :clapping:
     
  6. brungeman

    brungeman I give a shirt

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    :stupid:

    nice...

    :clapping:
     
  7. MTBstud12

    MTBstud12 Monkey

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    swear i saw one of those wheels in the bike shop back home for repair! haha
     
  8. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    ^ that was the $hit back in the day.
     
  9. DHS

    DHS Friendly Neighborhood Pool Boy

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    They still make the green machine.
     
  10. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    But the rubber wheel makes for sh!tty burnouts.
     
  11. ÆX

    ÆX Turbo Monkey

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    i did one in our shop the other day. wasn't that hard really.

    now me riding to TEST out was another story!
     
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    ÆX Turbo Monkey

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  13. brungeman

    brungeman I give a shirt

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    I was soooo busted by a customer after repairing their Green Machine... I took it out in the parking lot to "F" around and re-live some child hood memories and they pulled in to check if it was done...

    I played it off and told them "I was just test riding it" but they could tell by the grin on my face it was more than that! :clapping:
     
  14. dan wask

    dan wask Turbo Monkey

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    We take out the trek mods for some fun at work every now and then. The freewheel up front makes drifting phenomenal.
     
  15. r464

    r464 Turbo Monkey

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    They look pretty cool, but the orginals were brakeless and fixed :)

    So most of us were riding brakeless fixies long before the current trend...
     
  16. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Did you wear manpris too?