Originally Posted by kojak
I'm already used to disdain from the spandex/carbon fiber crowd, due to my annoying habit of smoking them in stoplight drags on my $350 commuter MTB (of course they blast past in a couple blocks when I'm out of gears, but I've already had my chuckle). I haven't had anything but thumbs up from 'em on my MB, but it's old-timey enough that I don't think it really compares.
The real red-headed stepchildren around here still ride fixies.
How in heck are they even getting near you once you past? "DUDE" ARE YOU RUNNING A 50 TOOTH REAR SPROCKET?