Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear

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From: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>
To: "Earle Young" <earle.young@tds.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 18:51:44 -0700
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I know. But you described them so well, I just was making it easy for you to consolidate. The few exceptions usually make the rule. Ted Ernst,couldn't make the Cirque, Palos Verdes Estates, CA


----- Original Message -----
From: Earle Young
To: ternst
Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 6:25 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear



> Now don't be mean. "Fixie" riders ride bicycles, too, however bizarre.
> Some
> of them even know what classics are all about.
> The SUVs and their occupants are to heinous to lump in with any other
> group.
> Earle "my fixie is CR timeline correct if otherwise totally wrong" Young
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ternst <ternst1@cox.net>
> To: Earle Young <earle.young@tds.net>; <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 12:29 AM
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
>
>
>> I like Earle's take, and readily agree with his description of that
>> sub-culture element of our society.
>> Put both those groups in a canvass sack, tie shut the opening and start
>> pelting the sack with wornout bike parts like clusters, cranks, stems,
>> pedals, etc., and no matter where the toss hits, you can't make a
>> mistake.
>> Ted Ernst
>> Palos Verdes Estates, CA
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Earle Young" <earle.young@tds.net>
>> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 6:11 AM
>> Subject: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
>>
>>
>> > Ted Ernst said:
>> >> "Fixie" is a yuppie out of timeline vulgarism, and should be banned
>> >> forever from useage under penalty of excommunication.
>> >>
>> > I will agree that "fixie" is out of timeline and probably should be
> banned
>> > (although I ride a "fixie" now and again), but I don't agree it is a
>> > yuppie
>> > term. Yuppies are the young urban professionals who run us off the road
> in
>> > their SUVs and BMWs while talking on the phone, eating their breakfast
> and
>> > doing their eye makeup.
>> > "Fixie" is more a slacker term, or a grunge term, or even an anti-YUP
>> > term.
>> > It is a coinage of the tattoo, piercing and anarchy set copying the new
>> > urban outlaw messenger types. "Yo, fixie!"
>> > But this rant is so far out of timeline and off topic that I'm going
>> > out
>> > to
>> > the garage to check the glue on my Clement silks to see if I can ride
>> > my
>> > PX-10 today.
>> >
>> > Earle "I straddle the timelines" Young
>> > Madison, Wisc.