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Old 06-09-12, 09:20 AM   #1
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Need a worthy topic

Sometime in the next couple of weeks I'll be making my 20,000th post. I don't want to waste it on a chain lube or tire rolling resistance thread. I'm thinking maybe the next shift in the evolution of bicycle technology. We can argue both about what it will be and whether we need or even want it. Any other ideas?
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I vote a retro post. You can't beat a Brooks saddle post. Especially since you've gone to the dark side.
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Old 06-09-12, 10:10 AM   #3
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I vote a retro post. You can't beat a Brooks saddle post. Especially since you've gone to the dark side.
I'll put that on the possible list. My son and his wife recently took their first (short) ride on our Brooks-equipped tandem. Afterward he volunteered that he didn't notice the saddle. I'm thinking that's pretty much the best thing that can be said about a saddle.
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DF vs bent?
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Another possible. What do you think might be coming after recumbents?
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Recumbents with Brooks saddles will be the next big thing.
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How about "how do you know you're spending too much time on the forum and not enough on the bike?"?
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Sometime in the next couple of weeks I'll be making my 20,000th post. I don't want to waste it on a chain lube or tire rolling resistance thread. I'm thinking maybe the next shift in the evolution of bicycle technology. We can argue both about what it will be and whether we need or even want it. Any other ideas?
It is hard to come up with something some people will post to. Some people avoid a Brooks post like they do Hari Krishna at the airport. But we are getting to the age where bents hold some interest to some of us. Maybe something on Cycling infrastructure, public acceptance in your area?
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How about "best bike for the zombie apocalypse"? Don't tell me you havent noticed what's happening in the news.
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How about "Where to get the pie I'll be buying for all my BF friends in honor of my 20,000th post" ?
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Old 06-09-12, 12:28 PM   #11
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Recumbents with Brooks saddles will be the next big thing.
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Recumbents with Brooks saddles are the current big thing but only among those in the know.
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Old 06-09-12, 12:30 PM   #12
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How about "how do you know you're spending too much time on the forum and not enough on the bike?"?
I used to know the answer to that, but I forgot.
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I vote your - to me - heroic rise back to bicycling after suffering three?? major injuries and your plans for the future.

Or you could hypothesize as to why I have had no g***h*** flats this year (so far).
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Anything that is specific to the forum you choose to post in.
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For such a auspicious occasion, my vote is to strike out into new territory and try to get banned. Maybe a couple paragraphs on nude cycling with photos of course.
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Old 06-09-12, 01:22 PM   #16
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Maybe

'I wasted my life on cycling until I discovered cheesecake fritters'

I think that thread might have legs
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Fixed gear off-road tandem recumbents?
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Fixed gear off-road tandem recumbent unicycles
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I vote a retro post. You can't beat a Brooks saddle post. Especially since you've gone to the dark side.
Been done to death and might be controversial and get put to A&S

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It's not all its cracked up to be.
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Fixed gear off-road tandem recumbent unicycles
Fixed gear off-road tandem recumbent unicycles with Brooks saddles.
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A thread that changes at least one person's mind on one of these topics:

Mac or PC
Steel or Carbon
Take the Lane or Ride the Gutter
Helmet or No Helmet
Ginger or Mary Ann
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Old 06-09-12, 02:27 PM   #23
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A thread that changes at least one person's mind on one of these topics:

Mac or PC
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Take the Lane or Ride the Gutter
Helmet or No Helmet
Ginger or Mary Ann
I kind of wanted to post in 50+, not Politics and Religion.
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How about something less controversial, such as, "Whatever happened to the 50+ forum?"
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How about a summary of smarty answers to Retro Grouch posts?
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