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    Sumanitu taka owaci LittleBigMan's Avatar
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    Zoom, zoom, zoom!

    "Zoom, zoom, zoom," the song on the car commercial goes. The kid on a bike eventually graduates to an adult in a car.

    Humbug.

    Where I live, traffic is getting thicker and thicker all the time. Forget about the driver with a broad smile zipping across open countryside. Picture gridlock, zooming nowhere, everyday.

    The commercial should show me on my bike, "Zoom, zoom, zoom,"
    flying past cars stuck in traffic jams, with a big smile on my face.
    I almost never have to stop for anything.


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    aka Sir MaddyX MadCat's Avatar
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    That commercial has been bugging me lately. It was hammered into me hard at the movie theater. I've been trying to work out a parody and all I can come up with is "Doom, Doom, Doom" and VW crashes. hmmm
    I'm thinking too much now.
    I'll think of something... gotta go

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    aka Sir MaddyX MadCat's Avatar
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    I'm a duh... it was mazda... I guess it wasn't as pounded into my head as I thought it was.

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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Pete Clark
    Where I live, traffic is getting thicker and thicker all the time.
    It's getting thicker all the time here, too. In more ways than one

    Originally posted by Pete Clark
    The commercial should show me on my bike, "Zoom, zoom, zoom,"
    flying past cars stuck in traffic jams, with a big smile on my face.
    I almost never have to stop for anything.
    [/B]
    But a couple of bikes on the road (I want a piece of this too you know) would stuff up the shot! Who knows, they might even go out and actually buy a bike

    Chris
    "I am never going to flirt with idleness again" - Roy Keane
    "We invite everyone to question the entire culture we take for granted." - Manic Street Preachers.
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    Just Follow Your Feet! AlphaGeek's Avatar
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    I named my bike Zoom after that commercial, simply because I feel like "Zoom! Zoom! Zoom!" when I'm on those wheels! Cycling is THE WAY to ZOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!
    Recumbents rock!

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Have you noticed that some car commercials don't show the driver "zooming" anywhere? The occupants appear to be having a party in their car. Like in the one where the song has the following line in it, "Line it up baby." I've even heard the music for this "song" on a local radio station.
    Maybe that's why traffic doesn't move very fast. Everybody's partying instead of driving.

    Are we missing something by riding our bicycles instead of driving?
    Well I for one am not going to stop riding to find out.

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    I believe that they show a dude riding a skateboard in the commercial too. I think that's funny because I used to have a car that people called a skateboard, but they didn't mean it as a complement.
    "only on a BIKE"

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