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    Fox News & backwards riding cyclist

    Fox News reported today on backwards ridng Washington state cyclist
    and his training in an attempt to break a record. They stated he would
    have to ride 62.5 miles in 4 MINUTES.

    By my calculation, that would be 937.5 mph.
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    Hope he has a secret motor in his saddle bag.
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    he must be strapping on a jet engine somewhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bike_boy View Post
    Fox News reported today on backwards ridng Washington state cyclist
    and his training in an attempt to break a record. They stated he would
    have to ride 62.5 miles in 4 MINUTES.

    By my calculation, that would be 937.5 mph.
    Fox News isn't really known for its accurate reporting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bike_boy View Post
    Fox News reported today on backwards ridng Washington state cyclist
    and his training in an attempt to break a record. They stated he would
    have to ride 62.5 miles in 4 MINUTES.

    By my calculation, that would be 937.5 mph.
    As usual, the Fox viewers totally believed the report as a fact that illegal aliens, President Obama, Nancy Polosi and Keith Olberman hate America and should be run over by a backward riding bike.
    Last edited by Shifty; 08-02-09 at 07:49 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    As usual, the Fox viewers totally believed the report as a fact that illegal aliens, President Obama, Nancy Polosi and Keith Oberlin hate America and should be run over by a backward riding bike.
    You forgot Glen Beck and Bill Maher.

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    I think it's supposed to be four hours.

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    We report, you decide.

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    I once knew a kid that could do this. The little punk could ride across town without trouble.

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    Olberman?

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    I used to wheelie everywhere. Even around corners and down stairs. No way I could do that today, even on my mudder.

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    Can you use mirrors to navigate? Riding @ 15 mph for four hours seems like one of the more achievable world records if you get the hang of steering. Especially if you can find a long, flat, straight low-traffic road.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    As usual, the Fox viewers totally believed the report as a fact that illegal aliens, President Obama, Nancy Polosi and Keith Oberlin hate America and should be run over by a backward riding bike.

    Yes but I'll bet the backward riding cyclist has a birth certificate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thompsonpost View Post
    Olberman?
    Thanks, fixed.
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    No prob


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    As usual, the Fox viewers totally believed the report as a fact that illegal aliens, President Obama, Nancy Polosi and Keith Olberman hate America and should be run over by a backward riding bike.
    As opposed to the CNN and NYT reporters viewers/readers that believe they're the second coming of Christ.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    As usual, the Fox viewers totally believed the report as a fact that illegal aliens, President Obama, Nancy Polosi and Keith Olberman hate America
    Are you implying that this is somehow inaccurate?
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    In short video, dude had no mirrors. He was on, what appeared to be, a
    quarter mile H/S/ running track w/painted lanes. He seemed to be using
    a mtn. bike with thin road tires.
    My SO: Laugh now bike_boy, for tomorrow you will pay !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BLACK BIKE View Post
    Are you implying that this is somehow inaccurate?
    Yes, I guess I am saying that
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    Yes, I guess I am saying that
    Lol. Communists say a lot of funny things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BLACK BIKE View Post
    Lol. Communists say a lot of funny things.
    Lol. And you're usually the butt of the joke.

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