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Old 06-07-07, 09:26 AM   #1
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Yelled at today: "Dude, bikers so rock!"

- 20-something curly haired blond guy in a paint truck screams it out while i was transiting a Lowes parking lot on the way to the trail...

- definitely made this old man smile...
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Old 06-07-07, 09:57 AM   #2
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- 20-something curly haired blond guy in a paint truck screams it out while i was transiting a Lowes parking lot on the way to the trail...

- definitely made this old man smile...
Cool!

I would have tossed a Diet Coke can at him!
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Old 06-07-07, 09:59 AM   #3
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He's right you know. Bikers do rock!
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Old 06-07-07, 10:54 AM   #4
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Wouldn't it be great if we heard that from the 40-70 year olds!!!
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He's right ya know...
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Old 06-07-07, 01:08 PM   #6
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Yes, bikers to rock...I have my rocking chair in the living room to prove it.
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Old 06-07-07, 02:20 PM   #7
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20 something curly headed kid who hollers at old guys.............sounds like mine.
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Old 06-07-07, 02:30 PM   #8
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especially the ones driving campers and motor homes.
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I hear something like that here - usually as I buzz by high school kids at a high rate of speed (most have never seen a fast bike before) - usually is it is phrased like this.

CARAMBA!
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Old 06-07-07, 03:11 PM   #10
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I would have tossed a Diet Coke can at him!
Thanks DG, I'm already jumpy.

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Thanks--- That gives us a little hope in the younger generations.....
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