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Old 01-05-06, 09:08 AM   #1
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Anyone got a picture of someone riding a barrel? I'd like to commute on a barrel sometime but the bikelanes need to be wider.

Would I need a special lock for my barrel? What would you recommend?
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Old 01-05-06, 09:20 AM   #2
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You should take the lane with your barrel.
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Drivers will react better if you ride a beer keg than a barrel.

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Make sure it is a yellow barrel. But watch out for r600durace unless you have a watt meter that goes over 400. Juggling raises your visibility too I understand, especially if they are chainsaws.
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What would you recommend?
Maintain the steely eyed alpha dog stare as displayed in the picture. I'm sure the BSer in the picture is real impressed.
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Silly rabbit, everyone knows that barrels are for racing, not riding, though you can also use em to travel down nice waterfalls like Niagra too. As far as a lock, a barrel lock seems to fit the bill. Any other questions or concerns, make em snappy, I bill by the minute.
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Make sure it is a yellow barrel. But watch out for r600durace unless you have a watt meter that goes over 400. <snip>
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I want to join the OCP club, where can I get a carbon fibre barrel?.....and did anyone else get a glorious roll on their barrel in some metropolitan area today?
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You know the old BS cager excuse that cyclists don't buy gas so shouldn't be on the road. Strap a couple of gas cans to your pannier rack and blow that one out of the water. So what if you put the gas in the weedeater, why should they care?
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Rodeo clowns have the most fun, barrels AND face paint.
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I want to join the OCP club, where can I get a carbon fibre barrel?.....and did anyone else get a glorious roll on their barrel in some metropolitan area today?
How 'bout a glorious roll in the hay, does that count?
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Then you have your old BAR STOOL RACER.

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Or you could ride this barrel but judging from the barrel's expression it probaly got rode last night.
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