Re: [CR]FIXED, GEAR, SPEED (Cross Post)

Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2002
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 18:03:40 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR]FIXED, GEAR, SPEED (Cross Post)
From: "Steven L. Sheffield" <>
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
In-Reply-To: <>

On 02/23/2004 04:58 PM, "Chuck Schmidt" <> wrote:
> Tom Martin wrote:
>> <<But Good Luck to you, and maybe I'll see you on the roads,
>> you on your fixie and me on my bent stomper (same thing as
>> a straight kicker, Larry).>> snip
>> Recumbents are on topic? Chuck rides a recumbent??
>> Oh the blasphmey.....
>> Tom Martin
>> Oakland CA
> You didn't read closely enough Tom.
> A "bent stomper" is the same thing as a "straight kicker" which is the
> same thing as a "fixie" which is the same the same thing as a "fixed
> wheel" in England which is the same thing as a "fixed gear" in the
> ex-colonies which is the same thing as a "fizzle gizzle" in the hood, Dawg.
> The derivation of "bent stomper" you ask. A fixie "stomps a recumbent"
> in every way but length, weight, and oddness.

And here I thought a "bent stomper" and/or "straight kicker" are kick-starters for Harleys ...

Steven L. Sheffield
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