14 Jun '12, 2pm

Quite possibly the best bike-for-sale ad ever: #failedhipster

Quite possibly the best bike-for-sale ad ever: #failedhipster

A dude in St. Louis SAN LUIS OBISPO is giving up on his hipster dreams, and therefore on his fixie. Result: one of the funnier bike-for-sale Craigslist ads we’ve seen. I tried so hard. I dated a girl from Portland. I criticized cheese. I applied the term artisanal to every inanimate object that went in or on my body. I burned and singed my forearms just to make it look like I was going to culinary school. I grew Carol Brady hair. I got itchy from the finest flannel and I cut off circulation from the waist down with jeans that made my ass look like an elevator button. … And I rode a fixie. No more. It’s all gotta go. The hair, the macrame, the texting overages, the Netflix and Hulu Plus. The record collection (have you ever tried to box up and move an effin stack of LPs?!) … and the bike. The bike’s going for $1,100, but stopping will cost extra: The guys at the hipster sto...

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