I survived!

Discussion in 'Fixed Gear and Single Speed' started by tomb1960, 22 Sep 2007.

  1. tomb1960

    tomb1960 New Member

    My Genesis Flyer now has a fixed sprocket. I've just ridden home from the bike shop in the middle of town. I didn't die, I remembered to relax, I remembered to keep pedalling, and I enjoyed myself! RESULT!
  2. peejay78

    peejay78 Well-Known Member


    it's not that hard is it?
  3. zimzum42

    zimzum42 Legendary Member

    Keep at it!

    We all come off once, it's a question of when, but make sure you get back on and it'll probably never happen again!
  4. romans

    romans New Member

    Without exception everyone who rides a fixie enjoys and learns. I built up my first one from scratch and now building two more, one for the track and a fun one - can't think of an eye-catching paint job for it yet.
  5. GrahamG

    GrahamG Veteran

    I always wanted the silver sparkle that Bob Jackson does as a refin option. Imagine it catching the sunlight and blinding people as you stealth your way past. People will think that you are some kind of cycling deity. :biggrin:

    I'll keep my eye out in Brum for the Genesis, shouldn't be hard as there aren't many around and it's a very nice bike!
  6. BentMikey

    BentMikey Rider of Seolferwulf

    South London
    Awesome!!! Of course you made it.
  7. NickM

    NickM Veteran

    Hey, BentMikey, are you yet another recumbent rider who also rides fixed? xx(

    I suppose it's down to our inbuilt coolness and sense of adventure :sad:
  8. BentMikey

    BentMikey Rider of Seolferwulf

    South London
    Yup, gotta Langster. xx(
  9. bianco

    bianco New Member

    Hey Mikey, does anybody ride a fixed bent?

    Also, I used to commute to college on my roller skates, found it rather fun actually, certainly gets you a lot fitter than cycling
  10. Me too. Pics of both on this forum somewhere if you fossick about a bitl
  11. BentMikey

    BentMikey Rider of Seolferwulf

    South London
    This is the first one I've seen in a video. Not usually done because of the large speed range of bents:

    Yeah, skating is pretty good exercise, it improves your cycling hill climbing no end, especially once you get into the savage intervals.
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