Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Fifty Plus (50+) Share the victories, challenges, successes and special concerns of bicyclists 50 and older. Especially useful for those entering or reentering bicycling.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-11-08, 11:06 PM   #1
Artkansas 
Pedaled too far.
Thread Starter
 
Artkansas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: La Petite Roche
Bikes:
Posts: 12,858
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
El Pantera

The joys of Mexican television. I turned on the set to discover a scene where a bicyclist is pursuing the bad guy who is driving. The bicyclist is on the driver's side and they are having a fist fight while the bicyclist pursues the driver. The cyclist lands a good one on the driver, who loses control and the car swerves, knocking away the cyclist, but as the driver tries to turn away, he drives straight into a whole mess of awaiting police cars. As the bad guy is taken away, the cyclist meets up again with the beautiful woman who had been a passenger in the car.

The show was called El Pantera.
__________________
"He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.
Artkansas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-08, 01:41 AM   #2
stapfam
Time for a change.
 
stapfam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: 6 miles inland from the coast of Sussex, in the South East of England
Bikes: Dale MT2000. Bianchi FS920 Kona Explosif. Giant TCR C. Boreas Ignis. Pinarello Fp Uno.
Posts: 19,915
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I love these "True to Life" scenarios on the TV.

Can't see it being a Road bike with having to take a hand off the bars and still be in control. Now the important bit-Was it a mountain bike or a Hybrid?

Can see the sales of that model going up if the rider managed to catch a car.
__________________
How long was I in the army? Five foot seven.


Spike Milligan
stapfam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-08, 12:47 PM   #3
Artkansas 
Pedaled too far.
Thread Starter
 
Artkansas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: La Petite Roche
Bikes:
Posts: 12,858
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
That was the brilliant part, they shot it from inside the car, so you couldn't really tell what he was riding but you could see he was hunched over and his legs were pedaling along.
__________________
"He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.
Artkansas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-08, 03:11 PM   #4
RalphP
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Ormond Beach, Florida
Bikes: Atlantis, Jack Taylor
Posts: 166
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Last week, just a few blocks from my home, a bicyclist robbed a Suntrust Bank. Far as I know, he's still on the loose. If he's a member of the BF, maybe he could tell us his story?
RalphP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-08, 03:34 PM   #5
stapfam
Time for a change.
 
stapfam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: 6 miles inland from the coast of Sussex, in the South East of England
Bikes: Dale MT2000. Bianchi FS920 Kona Explosif. Giant TCR C. Boreas Ignis. Pinarello Fp Uno.
Posts: 19,915
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Any one bought any new bikes in the last week?
__________________
How long was I in the army? Five foot seven.


Spike Milligan
stapfam is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:38 PM.