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Old 07-26-06, 12:14 PM   #1
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espn.com column

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Live within 10 miles of the office with a safe bicycle route? Bike to work every once in a while. Depending on rush hour, it might not take you that much more time than driving does. Given that you won't have to drive to the fitness club for a workout later, you might even save yourself time. (And if co-workers complain about your sweaty clothes, just question their patriotism -- it works for politicians.)
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Old 07-26-06, 12:20 PM   #2
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What an excellent editorial! I'm going to send him an email thanking him!

I know cross-posting is frowned upon, but I think they ought to know about this over in Advocacy & Safety, too. Mostly all we hear about there are the bad columns.
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Riding a bike has never stopped me from carrying beer home.
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Awesome. Ride, baby, ride!
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Great article. I emailed the author also.
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Riding a bike has never stopped me from carrying beer home.
Yes, a six-pack fits just right in a grocey pannier!
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My mess bag will carry a case. I haven't figured out a way to transport the chips and pretzels w/o using panniers.

There was another thread where the guys on ESPN's Cold Pizza said something about cycling not being a sport. I wonder if Jim Caple would ever go on the show to argue that.
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get some nylon ratchet straps and strap a keg to your back
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