Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby shmoodiver on Thu 2/Jul/09 4:33pm

yes i was going to say forks need moar offset...

ang a b43 on the front is right up there with the hipness bol
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby michael on Thu 2/Jul/09 4:53pm

I thought things weren't offically uncool till Campbell Live does a feature on them?
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby pinkmaggit on Thu 2/Jul/09 5:02pm

yeah those forks are bent from doing sick hucks to flat.
Here it is in its former glory.
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby Oli on Thu 2/Jul/09 7:46pm

danose wrote:you've managed to tick nearly all the fashion victim points - stupidly cut down risers, pointless deep on the front, you really need a tri-spoke for the rear to complete it though :satan:



Tri-spoke pointlessly goes on the front for the real victims. ;)
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby shmoodiver on Thu 2/Jul/09 9:26pm

Oli wrote:
danose wrote:you've managed to tick nearly all the fashion victim points - stupidly cut down risers, pointless deep on the front, you really need a tri-spoke for the rear to complete it though :satan:



Tri-spoke pointlessly goes on the front for the real victims. ;)


there is a point tho oli, when it collapses the facial scaring gives you "cred"
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby Oli on Thu 2/Jul/09 9:30pm

Not as much cred as a brand though. ;)
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby musket on Thu 2/Jul/09 9:31pm

pinkmaggit wrote:I already have a fixed gear bike...
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I ride it the most out of my bikes.


What a terrible waste of a nice saddle.

Also, a bike raked out like that must make the most ponderous fixie of all time. Scary.
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby SlackBoy on Thu 2/Jul/09 9:34pm

Although would make for some nice carvy skids at pace. You have to fight some fixies when at pace and locked up
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby Chickenman on Fri 3/Jul/09 9:04am

SlackBoy wrote:Although would make for some nice carvy skids at pace. You have to fight some fixies when at pace and locked up


You don't need a fixie to do nice carvy skids, so what's the point? :eh:
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby danose on Fri 3/Jul/09 11:50am

shmoodiver wrote:
Oli wrote:
danose wrote:you've managed to tick nearly all the fashion victim points - stupidly cut down risers, pointless deep on the front, you really need a tri-spoke for the rear to complete it though :satan:


Tri-spoke pointlessly goes on the front for the real victims. ;)


there is a point tho oli, when it collapses the facial scaring gives you "cred"


brilliant - finally a way to clear all the remaining stop of rev-X's! :thumbsup:
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby OliverBendix on Fri 3/Jul/09 12:02pm

And r-sys. :satan:
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby swtchbckr on Fri 3/Jul/09 12:17pm

OliverBendix wrote:And r-sys. :satan:


i cant help but pronounce that Arses.
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby danose on Fri 3/Jul/09 12:19pm

OliverBendix wrote:And r-sys. :satan:



the odd r-sys has broken - wheras it's more a case of the odd rev-x HASN'T broke (prob cos the owner valued their life and consigned them to display use only)

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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby Nick_K on Fri 3/Jul/09 6:01pm

pinkmaggit wrote:Unfortunately danose, they aren't cut down risers. They are 540mm and come that way straight from the Nitto factory in japan. I had 580mm flat bars on it and it felt weird. Plus I don't own a D-Lock, cutoff jeans, nor a courier bag.


What about knuckle tats?
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Re: 42 Below Making Fixies, Those Bloody Hipsters!

Postby Chickenman on Fri 3/Jul/09 6:20pm

swtchbckr wrote:
OliverBendix wrote:And r-sys. :satan:


i cant help but pronounce that Arses.


They work best R Seven forks ;)
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