Re: [CR]Fixed Gear & Track bikes

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Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 19:31:55 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Fixed Gear & Track bikes

> Everybody knows you speak a different language in Great Britain. I will
> call
> my fixed gear bikes whatever I want. The queens English be damned. Didn't we
> fight a war in 1812 about this?
> Richard Borneman
> Havre de Grace, Md

No, the Revolution of 1776 was over fixed gears and fixed wheels. The War of 1812 was over internal hubs and derailleurs.

Craig Montgomery in Tucson who majored in History and rides English bikes

"Rule Brittania. Brittania Waves the Rule".