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    "40 Year Old Virgin" and Commuting

    For those who haven't seen this movie, the central character is more or less a social outcast who chooses to ride his bike to work because he likes it, and through the movie this is a recurring source of jokes designed to point out how weird he is. I don't know if I am pissed or not, because in the end he is a great guy and his girlfriend buys him a new bike and helmet, but at the same time commuters are belittled frequently and made to look goofy and rediculous...

    Discuss amongst yourselves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seely
    Discuss amongst yourselves.
    We already have: "40 Year-Old Virgin": Commuting's latest media image

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    Thanks... I was surprised when I looked through and couldn't find a thread on it!
    commuter turned bike mechanic turned commuter (also a Velocity USA employee, but this is my personal account)

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    Use the search, Luke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seely
    Thanks... I was surprised when I looked through and couldn't find a thread on it!
    Here's another, from the Lounge:

    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=133835
    Sheriff: You have a lot of experience with bounty hunters, do you?
    Mattie Ross: That is a silly question. I am here to settle my father’s affairs.
    Sheriff: All alone?
    Mattie Ross: I am the person for it. Mama was never any good at sums and she could hardly spell “CAT”.
    --from the movie True Grit (2010)

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