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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 8:53 pm 
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They've just launched the website for ssuk09, 6th - 7th June, Dalby Forrest.

Retro bikes lend themselves to single speed.

Must get Clan MacRetro organised.

Cheers People

Starting a list : Velomaniac
Kaiser
Awaycaboose
Clockworgazz
Davedownhill
EdEdwards
WuTangled
Xizang
Sylvain
S_zigmund
Dr. S on his 14 x Single Speeds :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:53 pm 
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Oooooooo! you did get me interested in this before, I'm already pushing the boat out with weekend passes but really fancy this. Will keep it on my radar. And you keep pestering me. :lol: Reckon 4 of us are SS anyroads.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 11:38 pm 
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Retro bikes lend themselves to single speed.


I've never quite understood the connection myself, except that old bikes are often cheap, and people thinking of trying singlespeed generally want to try it on the cheap first ;-)


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:02 am 
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ooohhh yesssss


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:04 am 
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MikeD wrote:
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Retro bikes lend themselves to single speed.


I've never quite understood the connection myself, except that old bikes are often cheap, and people thinking of trying singlespeed generally want to try it on the cheap first ;-)


Yup thats the reason


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 8:36 pm 
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i've never ridden a SS.

shall we put together an RBSS team? for a laugh.

:?:


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:13 pm 
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If I take part it would def. be a laugh- I'm up for this anyone know details of the race etc..?


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:21 pm 
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Wu-Tangled wrote:
i've never ridden a SS.

shall we put together an RBSS team? for a laugh.

:?:


Would be a good chance for a meet and prep for MM09.

But I thought you gave up racing Wu?


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:33 pm 
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http://www.ssuk09.com/


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 3:08 pm 
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Count me in even if the old M.E. is playing up, it'll be a great weekend and I'm really sad I missed this years. :D


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