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    Senior Member Wogster's Avatar
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    Things you never want to say when bicycling.....

    Yesterday, the missus and I rode over to pickup a couple of things at the store, we had this conversation...

    She says "It's almost the end of summer and neither of us has fallen yet."

    I said "now you've done it"

    Yup, this morning Lower Spadina and Queens Quay, she goes down, and her knee which she seems to keep landing on, gets another dose of road rash.... We continued on for another 23km though and finished our ride....

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    Ouch! Darn that Murphy...
    Gettin' my Fred on.

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    I don't believe in jinxes. But then there's still no reason to go and tempt fate like that.
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    "I can't remember the last time I had a flat"
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    Come here often? <wink> exile's Avatar
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    Well jeez, how often do you guys fall? Maybe someone needs training wheels (joking).
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    She should know better.

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    Senior Member Wogster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by exile View Post
    Well jeez, how often do you guys fall? Maybe someone needs training wheels (joking).
    Lets see, was me in 2006 and 2007, we got her bike in 2008, and she fell once in 2008, once in 2009 and now again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jboyd View Post
    "I can't remember the last time I had a flat"
    Dude...
    You are TOAST!
    (I'm rolling some chanting bones and plucking a chicken while wearing a paper bag on my head in your honor.
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    A Mountaineering thing Hillbasher's Avatar
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    Went on a ride with Mr Beanz a few weeks back. He flatted at the top of the climb, GMR, and I got pictures of him changing out his tube and such. Inward I was laughing, not at him, as he kicks my butt whenever he wants when we ride, but just at the situation of getting a flat way up in the mountains like he did. Well, just as the bike GODS would see fit, a couple of days later, we were doing GMR again, and who gets the flat this time? Never will I laugh at anyone changing a flat out again. The GODS ALWAYS win out. It was my first flat in 3,4,maybe even 5 years. Like I said, next time I help whomever gets a flat take the wheel off the bike and help in anyway I can. Appease the GODS, LOL .

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    that's actually a lot of falling unless you are mountain biking, doing circus stunts or in your 80s or something...

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    Senior Member Wogster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by garethzbarker View Post
    that's actually a lot of falling unless you are mountain biking, doing circus stunts or in your 80s or something...
    The 2006 and 2007 falls were mountain biking.... I then decided that off-road wasn't for me, and converted the bike to a semi-hybrid....
    The wifes falls, have mostly been, because she wasn't paying attention to what she was doing, at the time She hit some rough surface after dark, one year, after I recommended walking the bike to the road. A streetcar track ate a tire last year, even though I told her to watch the tracks... This year I think she hit a surface irregularity, riding on the sidewalk, which I have told her about 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 times not to do....

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    At least I can't blame the saddle for ED!!!

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