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    Couchsurfing Death - not what you think

    1965 Moulton Speed 4, 1974 Fuji 12 speed, 1987 DB Ascent EX, 2006 Dahon Speed TR, 2009 Salsa Fargo, 2011 Gravity 29.4, 2011 Salsa Casseroll, 2012 Surly Moonlander

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    Moved to Foo from Touring.
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    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Canadians. Give them a few glasses of maple syrup, and what do they do?
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    2011 Motobecane Fantom Cross Uno, 2009 Motobecane Fantom CX
    Previously: 2000 Trek 4500 (2000-2003), 2003 Novara Randonee (2003-2006), 2003 Giant Rainier (2003-2008), 2005 Xootr Swift (2005-2007), 2007 Nashbar 1x9 (2007-2011), 2011 Windsor Shetland (2011-2014)
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    How do you know they were not on a couch tour?
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    I thought something had happened to Couch...
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trsidn View Post
    I thought something had happened to Couch...
    Wouldn't fire have been involved then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    Wouldn't fire have been involved then?
    sure.... but headlines don't always provide details....
    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    With the long winters of the Great White North it's not uncommon to move the couch with a few Molsons outside to break the cabin fever.

    Federally mandated selt belts/air bag restraints on the couch would have given this story a happy ending.

    *Let's party safe up there hosers
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    At least the gene pool is a little less polluted now...
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    Pedaled too far. Artkansas's Avatar
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    You kids!

    Actually I have negatives of pictures of my grandmother doing something like this when she was a youth. She tied a shovel to the back bumper of a Model T with a rope, sat in the blade and went down the road. I think my grandfather was at the wheel, and I'm pretty sure he took the picture.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

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    its all fun and games until someone loses an eye, or a life.

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