dont laugh at me, i may be wearing a condom as a hat (which im not letting you chew)
but you have no right to laugh AT me
ive done that once brakeless, only later did i realise how hard it was to get your feet back on the spinning pedals and how easy it is to brake your legs.
What an embarrassing first post but...
This was like my first real experience riding a fixed gear bike. My friend had just converted his bike, so I tried it out. (It is like a 19" frame [sorry, I'm American] and I am 6'4".. so this thing is tiny) He lives near a little hill type thing so I get the great idea in my head of running the bike down that, while peddling as fast as I could (I figured I would be fine, because the bike had a front brake --- little did I know it barely worked whatsoever)
So I'm screaming down this incline, and I get the brilliant idea in my head to take my feet off the pedals... and well... yeah. I was an inch from going face first into a very sinister looking thorn bush.