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flopsy cranks

June 30th, 2009 No Comments

TweetHandshakes. The first physical contact with a stranger you’re supposed to like. A strange social greeting with which you can gauge the other person’s social confidence. Well, at least if the hand offered to you is limp, slightly damp and hardly makes an effort to grip your hand. There’s almost nothing worse. It leaves me […]

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choo choo train

June 16th, 2009 No Comments

TweetSo it ends up that I did have a reason to go to IBC this weekend. I needed to purchase and get new pedals installed because – gasp! – I’m flipping that wheel over and going fixed. Not that I haven’t been riding fixed on the track bike. But the Bianchi and the Dolan are […]

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freewheel fun

April 13th, 2009 4 Comments

TweetAlmost exactly six months ago, I was still freewheeling it on the Bianchi. I bought into the hype and was consequently terrified of going fixed; hence I was stuck in that gray area of the freewheel where I almost got scene points until I started coasting. The resulting inferiority complex really killed me. Ironically, I […]

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