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Old 12-03-08, 09:34 AM   #1
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I fell off my rollers

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Old 12-03-08, 09:36 AM   #2
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I have come close before
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actually you'd really need to **** out to fall off these things

can we say **** here?
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Old 12-03-08, 09:39 AM   #5
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huh. can't say sp*z
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Did you do a burnout on the floor and go flying into the wall like that scene in Ferris Buhler's Day Off where the Ferrari falls off the jacks and goes racing out the window?
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Old 12-03-08, 09:41 AM   #7
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I just got some rollers. Will report back later
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Old 12-03-08, 09:42 AM   #8
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Who hasn't? It's part of learning curve.
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while you were on bf?
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you can't say ****? that's nutty. how is $p@z vulgar?
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Old 12-03-08, 09:50 AM   #12
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must have been the cookies.
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Old 12-03-08, 09:58 AM   #13
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Did you do a burnout on the floor and go flying into the wall like that scene in Ferris Buhler's Day Off where the Ferrari falls off the jacks and goes racing out the window?
Yes. On recently refinished maple flooring. My wife wasn't amused in the least.
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Good job RX

I'm feeling you on the cold too. I'm heading out in 72 degree weather for a 20m test. I might have to go out with 2/3 of a bottle today, rather than a full...
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judging by that body weight thread cookies should be a banned word.
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I've only gone off my rollers once. Kinda scared me. Really, really scared the dog.

I was thinking about that last night while contemplating if I could stand up while on the rollers...
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I have friends who can reliably take off a shirt on rollers (no hands).
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fall off three times and you are a real cowboy
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I have friends who can reliably take off a shirt on rollers (no hands).
I'd be more impressed if he could do it while keeping his hands ON the handlebars...
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I can eat a bowl of cereal and ride the rollers
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My work here is done.

Now I must go. Others need my help:

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please couple that with falling off and then put THAT on youtube. please.
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It would be kind of cool if I ended up looking like this

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