RE: [CR] fixie thing has gone too far!


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Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2007 08:56:12 -0800 (PST)
From: jeffrey piwonka <jmpiwonka@yahoo.com>
Subject: RE: [CR] fixie thing has gone too far!
To: Stronglight49@aol.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <c0e.1b748cec.3476ed49@aol.com>



> Well, with the powder coat the bike won't get too
> scratched...
> when it throws him on his head.
>
> Nothing quite like:
>
> 1.) a low road bike bottom bracket
> 2.) long crank arms
> 3.) a fixed gear
> 4.) a wide road pedal
> 5.) a cocky first time fixie rider
>
> all entering a fast un-banked turn... to spell
> imminent disaster.
>
> I see a painful learning curve on someone's
> horizon.
> A long fall from a tall bike.
> I like it :-)
>
>
> BOB HANSON, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, USA

i was thinking the same thing when i read that it had 175mm cranks. jeez. that's no fun with a low bottom bracket.

jeff piwonka
austin, texas, usa