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    Mike the Bike
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    Ferrets & Greyhounds

    Ok, I've seen on several threads the skinny ones called Ferrets or Greyhounds..

    But if one of these skinny bikers is a machocist, would that make them a Whippet?

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    I thought this was a thread about technique for outrunning fast dogs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d4c4c8 View Post
    Ok, I've seen on several threads the skinny ones called Ferrets or Greyhounds..

    But if one of these skinny bikers is a machocist, would that make them a Whippet?

    I'm lost on this one!

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    Greyhounds are bred for high speed and light weight.

    They can be adopted once their racing career is over, or found at the road bike forum.

    I'm lost on the ferret analogy.

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    My uncle has a Whippet...its name is Fred. Never thought that would EVER relate to a thread on BF

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    they would be the rabbit that is strapped to the pole going around the greyhound track.


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    Ahhh...

    The ferret is the lone rider that goes off the front with the peloton (of grayhounds) in pursuit.

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    So, this is just a shaggy dog thread?
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    I have a greyhound, she doesn't like bikes very much. The wheels scare her.

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