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    Crazy Like a Daisy CycleMagic's Avatar
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    Bike Town-Africa article in Bicycling Mag

    Has anyone else read it? AND did it make you cry too? For some reason, that article really touched me. Really makes me appreciate the life I have here at home.
    Where am I going?......

    ....and why am I in this handbasket?

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    pls post link or retype and post. Thanks.

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    oh, geez, that would require me to some sort of work....hold on....

    EDIT: I tried to find a link to the article on the website, but couldn't find it:
    Problem: A crisis worse than war. Solution: $100 bike
    It is in the 06/07 issue of Bicycling Magazine.
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    Where am I going?......

    ....and why am I in this handbasket?

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    I've got it but haven't read it yet. I'll do that tonight, thanks!
    Why isn't 11 pronounced onety one?

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    Wait until you actually live outside the USA for a bit. Then you will really appreciate Publix.


    Except for their lousy hours. Closed at 10:00? Are you kidding me???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Wait until you actually live outside the USA for a bit. Then you will really appreciate Publix.


    Except for their lousy hours. Closed at 10:00? Are you kidding me???
    WERD! I love Publix. The one I used to live next to in Madison closed at 11:00pm, now I'm at this one that's not nearly as good and it closes at 10pm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechKnowGN
    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    What is this Publix?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb
    What is this Publix?

    Hey! Long time no see.

    Publix is the southeast's answer to the Kroger onslaught.
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    I miss Publix.

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    It's a Southeast thing? Where you live, holmes?
    Quote Originally Posted by TechKnowGN
    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    Hey! Long time no see.

    Publix is the southeast's answer to the Kroger onslaught.
    Long time no see indeed! All's well, I hope?

    Your answer is helpful, but I don't know what Kroger is either

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    Quote Originally Posted by Falkon
    It's a Southeast thing? Where you live, holmes?

    George Jenkins started the chain in the 1930's, Winterhaven, FLA.

    It's a southern thang, homie.

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    Publix is a supermarket chain out of Florida.
    Kroger is another chain, I believe out of Ohio?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb

    Your answer is helpful, but I don't know what Kroger is either
    Kroger is the place where you return your bad lettuce on the way to Publix.
    Last edited by Serendipper; 05-10-07 at 10:19 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    George Jenkins started the chain in the 1930's, Winterhaven, FLA.

    It's a southern thang, homie.
    So where are you in the dirty souf?
    Quote Originally Posted by TechKnowGN
    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Falkon
    So where are you in the dirty souf?

    The capital...A-Town.

    But enough about me....somebody scan the article already, damn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbcb
    Long time no see indeed! All's well, I hope?

    Your answer is helpful, but I don't know what Kroger is either

    http://www.thekrogerco.com/

    Look at all the pretty banners. Chances are the kroger borg has assimilated your town as well, but not always under the Kroger name. Out here, we got pwnt by Dillon's. It's the lameness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper
    The capital...A-Town.

    But enough about me....somebody scan the article already, damn.
    Ahh nice. I'll have to let you know if I'm ever around.
    Quote Originally Posted by TechKnowGN
    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Falkon
    Ahh nice. I'll have to let you know if I'm ever around.

    Cool. You can tell everyone you were hangin' with "The Phantom".

    Did no one find the article yet? I still can't ride/drive to the store to check on it.
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    I scanned it, but what I normally use for photos is being ****ty with me, so I'm trying to upload...
    Quote Originally Posted by TechKnowGN
    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechKnowGN
    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    Cool. Thanks.


    Good to see some positive images from Africa! I've yet to visit. I wouldn't know where to start.

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    THANKS, Falkon! You people and your amazing computer magic never seems to astonish me.
    Where am I going?......

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