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Pista’s Via Brera, Bianchi Rules!

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Bianchi is responding to what the kids want, style. Please keep it coming, I love the leather straps and toe clips that come standard, this is a cool bike.

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Bianchi Super Pista!!! Nuff Said…

For all those loyal hipsters that demand the stiffest most badass track frame for the streets, here it is. Get one before your neighbor does, matte black, stronger and it is drilled for a brake. Bianchi giving us what we want, and it is pretty inexpensive for what you get. Will be available soon so you eBayers out there throwing down $1,000 for a pista concept frame, think again. This puppy will be available retail with warranty for $750.00!!!

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Keirin TV commercial

This is sooo cool. And if you watch it you might be able to justify that njs frame.

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Keirin Race 2009 UCI Final Copenhagen

This is a great Keirin track race! UCI Final Championship race in Copenhagen! Please return for more Keirin and all other track racing events. More track videos posted daily!!!

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I Tried To Be A Hipster, But I Failed


Date: 2009-06-29, 3:27PM CDT


I tried to be a part time hipster, but it hasn’t worked out. I so wanted to cruise through Hillsboro Village palping a wool cap and a Che Guevara Tshirt. I’ve tried to come slay the last few Critical Mass rides, but my kids always have soccer or want to go see Transformers or something. Skinny leg jeans don’t fit me right. I’m too old. I’m can’t learn how to do a tail whip or a hockey stop because I’m afraid I’ll get hurt and ruin my triathlon season. I like Band of Horses, but it seems that it’s just not enough. hipsterSo, reality has overshadowed irony and nostalgia, and I have decided with a heavy heart to sell my fixie.

It’s an awesome bike. The frame is a 1984 Schwinn World Sport, a collabo between US frame designers and Taiwanese frame builders, that is dressed in a gray metal flake colourway with oh so retro pink-and-white lettering. The paint is in surprisingly good condition, considering it’s older than the target market for this listing. The bike sits on a new set of Sun Ringle deep-v rims in black with black spokes and hubs. The hubs roll like butter down a hot corn cob and the rear is a flip flop with a 17t fixed gear and an 18t freewhell already installed. The freewheel has never been used. I may not be hipster, but nobody’s calling me a poseur. The rubber on this bike is from Soma and has plenty of wear left, with absolutely no flat spots from skid stopping. You’ll be turning a 46t Sugino Messenger crank onthis baby, so bring your A game if you planning on crossing the bridge and rolling through the East Nashville hills. There’s a new tektro brake installed on the front wheel with a crosstop BMX lever on the bullhorns, but don’t worry, it’s easily removable. There’s also a set of drop bars and a new adjustable stem included in the sale for those who prefer a more tracky look. I’ve also go a new seatpost and a Ritchey pro headset pressed in. The saddle is a classic Schwinn stinger in candy apple red. I realize that pink and red is generally considered to be a faux pas, but I’m counting on potential buyers for the bike sharing my contempt for the Tsars of fashion.

The color scheme on this ride is guaranteed to instantly boost your street cred. I picked up on the pink in the bikes’ native lettering, and as such, the bike has been finished with pink bar tape, pink toe cages, a pink chain and a pink bottle cage. The bottle cage is capable of holding both tallboys and 40s of malt liquor, or standard water bottles in case you prefer to rub the V and T on your Saturday cruise.

Because the bike is sized for riders 5’3″ to 5’9″ and pink, it’s totally chick friendly. It will be a perfect pussy magnet for any hipster dude, at once displaying your sensitivity and your security in heterosexuality. For girls….hey, it’s pink. I’m sure you have a pair of light green Rocket Dogs laying around. Perfect! This bike will make a perfect gift for your GF or hipster fiancee. Plus, at my price you’ll have plenty of extra cash to have tribal bands tattooed on your wedding fingers. That, or you can cruise down to Planned Parenthood and split the bill for the abortion. Whatever, I’m not judging anyone, just trying to sell a bike.

Listen guys, if you’re long on green and low on hipster rep, come buy this bike. Hurry up before I change my mind and quit shaving.

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Mash SF Full Length Video!!!

I know that some people think that riding a track bike in the streets is so 2008. But I declare that anyone that rides any human powered bicycle gets an A+ in my book. If you are bothered that you knew it was cool years ago, and now there are tons of people who also discovered that it’s fun, then shame on you. That would be like skateboarders hating on youngsters skateboarding because of the X-Games. It’s progression, don’t hate, love and keep pedaling!

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San Diego Track Cycling!!!

Who would have known that somewhere in the world there is a place to go ride your track bike with your friends, your dogs, and your beer! Known as the most relaxed of all velodromes in the world, San Diego velodrome is perfectly hidden away in Balboa Park, San Diego. It looks like fixies have become hipstered out, let’s make the new fad serious track cycling!sd_velodrome

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How To Glue Up A Tubular Bike Tire

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Lance Armstrong rides with the MASH SF crew!

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Chris Hoy vs Theo Bos Track Sprint Video

Check out this great track race, real sprint style.

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