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Old 08-23-05, 10:11 AM   #1
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A convert

A guy at my work sees me riding in every morning. He's been talking about riding to work himself (he lives about 5 miles away, owns a basic MTB, rides every afternoon with his kids). This morning he finally commuted to work for the first time, and loved it. Told me I had inspired him - seeing me ride 12+ miles each way rain, hail or shine made him realize that he could ride to work too.

Nice feeling, knowing that you've played a part in helping someone else experience the coolness that is bike commuting.

Now, on to my next victim.
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Right on! Spread the faith!
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You deserve a cookie. Well done!
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Thats pretty cool. I get some crap from a few people at work but it doesnt really bother me.
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Good job stu!!!

By riding in daily, a coworker who is just 2 miles away, decided what the h** and to ride in today. She's more into competition, but it's always nice to see another rider. The more the merrier.
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Good job stu!!!

By riding in daily, a coworker who is just 2 miles away, decided what the h** and to ride in today. She's more into competition, but it's always nice to see another rider. The more the merrier.
Fantastic! At 2 miles, I'd even walk it - I used to walk about 3km to my office back in Oz.

btw, next target acquired. She's been talking about riding in for a while. Time to move in for the kill.
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Congradulations man! I just got my friend into road biking and now he's commuting too. It's a bit easier because we are in college and have excellent facilities but it feels so good to know your helping grow our numbers.
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The power of example is amazing. Alot of my co-workers thinks it's cool that I commute on my road bike by choice. My brother-in-law whom I work with is also thinking about commuting at least a couple days a week.

Spread the word!
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