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Old 08-03-09, 07:57 AM   #1
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I'm not sure where this should go.

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Old 08-03-09, 08:02 AM   #2
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This is the best thing to happen to A&S in a long time.
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A&S Quiz:

1. What is this rider doing incorrectly?
---A. Riding bike with unsafe tire pressure
---B. Traveling in door zone
---C. Looks slightly hipster
---D. Has kickstand on bike
---E. Using a "mountain" bike in the city
---F. All of the above

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Old 08-03-09, 09:53 AM   #4
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That's actually probably the best way to carry that basket while riding a bike.
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Old 08-03-09, 10:30 AM   #5
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complete coverage plus, protection of the neck!
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Old 08-03-09, 10:42 AM   #6
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complete coverage plus, protection of the neck!
But definitely not the shoulders should he run into a wall.

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bug deflector....I like the idea.
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A&S Quiz:

1. What is this rider doing incorrectly?
---A. Riding bike with unsafe tire pressure
---B. Traveling in door zone
---C. Looks slightly hipster
---D. Has kickstand on bike
---E. Using a "mountain" bike in the city
---F. All of the above

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What's wrong with (D) and (F)? For practical transportation, a 'mountain' bike (equipped with racks and semislick tires) is much more useful than your typical 'road bike' with its skinny tires, high, hard seat, and dropped over handlebars. And kickstands are quite useful if you don't want to lay your bike on the ground all the time.
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What's wrong with (D) and (F)? For practical transportation, a 'mountain' bike (equipped with racks and semislick tires) is much more useful than your typical 'road bike' with its skinny tires, high, hard seat, and dropped over handlebars. And kickstands are quite useful if you don't want to lay your bike on the ground all the time.
I don't think his quiz was meant to be taken so seriously.

That said, road bikes are better for roads (duh).
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Now the ultimate question remains: Is this a spy photograph of DonQuixote1954?

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Actually, there is such a thing as bicycle jousting. Not something I'd care to try myself, mind you.
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Old 08-03-09, 03:10 PM   #13
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Baggy khakis and hiking shoes are "hipstery" now?
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Reminds me of the time I had no choice but to transport a heavy desktop PC (less monitor) by securing it to the back of my backpack with heavy cord... Where there's a will, there's a way.
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Old 08-03-09, 03:24 PM   #15
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Now the ultimate question remains: Is this a spy photograph of DonQuixote1954?

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Not likely. Maybe a picture of a person who looks like a skid row bum typing away on a laptop while sitting on a park bench and ogling the babes would be the Real Deal Coyote.
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