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    Snot Rockets as Buzzer Deterrent

    Now that the weather is getting cooler, and my sinuses are running, I've found that if a driver in my rear-view isn't moving over to pass safely, a carefully aimed snot-rocket moves them over pretty damn quick...


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    It takes quite a bit of practice to hit the windshield, so I suggest starting with signs and small animals. I wish it was getting cooler here!

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    I am trying to imagine me doing this.
    Considering the fact that I have to spit my gum out before I can ride.
    (chew pedal chew pedal chew pedal is just to damn confusing)
    I am almost certian I cant do this with any degree of personall cleanliness.
    I would have to pull over every time I tried it to clean my face.
    And I am betting it would take me 45 minutes to clean my bike when I got home.

    I think I will leave this one for the reall Pros.

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    Start small, build up.

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    Ok, I am willing to try anything once
    My daddy told never P*** against the wind, but he didnt mention this.

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    I dont guess this is somthing I can practice on the trainer in the house, mabey with a fan blowing in my face?

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    Oh god that is just gross.
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    Hey, they talked me into doing it

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    I wouldn't recommend trying it in the house, unless you live in a loft and have plastic covers....I would practice on the neighborhood kids--you'll get a hell of a battle....

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    Well shoot,
    The trainer thing was just a thought, being closer to the shower and all you know.
    But it sounds like every one thinks its a bad idea, so I will give the neighborhood kids idea a shot.

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    Yes, give them a shot......

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbhikes
    Oh god that is just gross.

    Sorry. Boys will be boys.

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Don't apologigze Tom!

    I was at the flea market yesterday, no tissues around or even a scrap of paper. I found myself a lightly traveled area and launched a couple of rockets myself. Even got a compliment from my partner.

    Male or female... Snot tockets rule!

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    otherwise known as a bushman's hanky. Very satisfying

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    I amend my statement: Girls will be girls!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikepacker67
    Now that the weather is getting cooler, and my sinuses are running, I've found that if a driver in my rear-view isn't moving over to pass safely, a carefully aimed snot-rocket moves them over pretty damn quick...

    HELLYEAH! let 'em have it, lock stock and two slimy barrels
    There are 10 types of people in the world - the ones that can count in base 2, the ones that can't count in base 2, and the ones that didn't expect this to be in base 3.

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    For all of you having trouble acquiring your target with nasal napalm, I suppose a long range loogie over the left shoulder would suffice.

    But in that case, you need to do some clam-digging first...

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    STOP IT!!! STOP THIS AT ONCE!!! Lawwwd JeeeZuusss-ah!!!

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    I've found that I can spit clear across two traffic lanes. I usually use it as a warning more than a retaliation. Driver sees me spit, thinks twice about trying anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikepacker67
    Now that the weather is getting cooler, and my sinuses are running, I've found that if a driver in my rear-view isn't moving over to pass safely, a carefully aimed snot-rocket moves them over pretty damn quick...

    Now if only there were a way to make use of occasional spells of flatulence. Not exactly something that can be aimed effectively.
    No worries

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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleBigMan
    Now if only there were a way to make use of occasional spells of flatulence. Not exactly something that can be aimed effectively.
    Actually, if you are being overtaken in a pack in a road race and post bariatric surgical.....you can deter ANY rider from coming any closer behind you than 75' due to the high HCL and sulphur content of your flatulence!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleBigMan
    Now if only there were a way to make use of occasional spells of flatulence. Not exactly something that can be aimed effectively.

    Is there any way to harness this energy to maybe give a burst of speed---like nitrous in cars?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Falkon
    I usually use it as a warning more than a retaliation. Driver sees me spit, thinks twice about trying anything.
    Same here... the first mucus munition is "across their bow".
    Last edited by Bikepacker67; 09-18-06 at 07:46 PM.

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