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    The Bike Code

    Has anyone ever heard of The Geek Code? It's a way to describe your lifestyle with a bunch of letters and symbols

    Well I thought it would be fun to do a similar thing for cyclists So here it is: The Bike Code

    I'm sR+!% bR/F/T rE/R/T/P raR4 ld+mi so++ vP21/C16 c+/ m++% bb+ rSH rFE/AL rPR rFG rGL i!, myself. Let me know if you have any suggestions on how to improve it!
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    Wow... you sure you're still not thinking in geek speak?

    I can't read or interpret any of that goobedy gook, nor do I have any inclination to spend more than a quick scan to do so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skiahh
    Wow... you sure you're still not thinking in geek speak?

    I can't read or interpret any of that goobedy gook, nor do I have any inclination to spend more than a quick scan to do so.
    Well.. the *point* of it is to be cryptic And yet hopefully slightly amusing
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    Eh, you're just lazy skiahh................. .
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    There's a typo in the second line.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DCCommuter
    There's a typo in the second line.
    Eh?
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    sR!/R.../s% bM/H rR/T/!/? ra ld++ so aE/C vC16/T13 c m+ rRI/FE/GL/r??/IHC i! *SB/KK
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    Quote Originally Posted by chephy
    bM/H rR/T/!/? ld++
    Cool! I didn't know you were a tourist. Which bike did you do the long tour on?

    Quote Originally Posted by chephy
    rFE/GL/r??
    Preach on, brother!

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    sM+ bM rT/E/R/H ld+mi so aC/read/E/P vT15 vC16 c+ m+ bb- rTL/H/PA i- *SK *SR

    Now you need to write a parser and an auto generator
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alrocket
    sM+ bM rT/E/R/H ld+mi so aC/read/E/P vT15 vC16 c+ m+ bb- rTL/H/PA i- *SK *SR
    Cool, cool! Please define rH *SK *SR, so I can add 'em to the page

    Quote Originally Posted by Alrocket
    Now you need to write a parser and an auto generator
    I'm working on it, or will be as soon as I get home tonight
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    You have either rode too much, or not enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leob1
    You have either rode too much, or not enough.
    Indeed
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    Whoa, that is so cool! Thanks for devising that clever cypher, moxfyre-- it is so going in my BF signature.

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    sR+/R! bHU rT+/E/P raLANCE(lmao... yeah) ra ld+km so/o- aP/F vC16-18 c+/c m bbNO rSH/rHT/rAL+TI/rSCH/rBP/rDE/rRC/r?? i! *??

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    I think someone here is a geek trying to impersonate a geeky cyclist.

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    What kind of bike code doesn't have a category for leg shavers? Geeze! I'd think that would be the first cut? You need to work on this some more.

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    Made up some extra stuff, you take your best guess.

    sR/M+!...% bM/F0.5/T/2T/0.5T2/KT2/kkk/KKKKK/H/R/1U rE/R/T ld++ so+f/- vT14/C18/R12 c+/c/-/RAIN/BRRR m++%@ bb+ r?@ *SB gR/BP/>GH/AH/V+/DIY
    Would rather be at 119.49079W, 37.76618N

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuolumne
    Made up some extra stuff, you take your best guess.

    sR/M+!...% bM/F0.5/T/2T/0.5T2/KT2/kkk/KKKKK/H/R/1U rE/R/T ld++ so+f/- vT14/C18/R12 c+/c/-/RAIN/BRRR m++%@ bb+ r?@ *SB gR/BP/>GH/AH/V+/DIY
    You use your computer keyboard as a bike trainer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by moxfyre
    Cool! I didn't know you were a tourist. Which bike did you do the long tour on?
    A hybrid, that was quite poorly suited for it, actually: suspension seatpost, for God's sake!

    Now, it wasn't quite a thousand miles, but closer to that than to a mere century, so I'd thought I'd round it up a bit.

    Preach on, brother!
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    Quote Originally Posted by enamore22
    You use your computer keyboard as a bike trainer?
    Trainer! I always thought the fuss about training was overrated...just ride to work every day.

    sR/M+!...% bM/F0.5/T/2T/0.5T2/KT2/kkk/KKKKK/H/R/1U rE/R/T ld++ so+f/- vT14/C18/R12 c+/c/-/RAIN/BRRR m++%@ bb+ r?@ *SB gR/BP/>GH/AH/V+/DIY

    Let's see...
    F0.5 = fixie half completed
    0.5T = trail-a-bike
    2T = tandem
    KT = child trailer
    k = 12" kids bike
    K = 16" kids bike
    1U = Unicycle
    so+f = like riding with my family
    g category is proposed for gear.
    R = Rack
    BP = Backpack
    >GH = I'm working on a generator hub
    AH = Air horn
    V+ = Visibility is important - reflective tape, LD1000 tail light etc. (as opposed to V+++ if you are mechbgon or V-- if you only wear black while riding at night)
    DIY = Do it myself when fun and practical (as opposed to DIY--- = pay for a bike shop to change batteries or DIY+++ = light system noted below)

    Better run this all by moxfyre for approval before adoption! After trying this, I think it would be a lot quicker just to have a conversation with someone eh!
    Would rather be at 119.49079W, 37.76618N

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuolumne
    Better run this all by moxfyre for approval before adoption! After trying this, I think it would be a lot quicker just to have a conversation with someone eh!
    I'll have the automatic encoder/decoder up soon... I swear I'm adding your additions tuolumne, and I'll be adding something about shaved legs too, to keep RG happy.
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