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    What is a BOB?

    Keep seeing this term thrown around. What is a BOB?

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    I dont know. Ask Fred.
    Having a flat tire as part of the total cycling experience is highly overrated. Knowing how to fix one quickly is not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lungimsam View Post
    Keep seeing this term thrown around. What is a BOB?
    Bug Out Bag? At least that is from the circles I run in.

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    You don't give us a context.

    Could it be this? http://www.bobgear.com/yak
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoshnasi View Post
    Bug Out Bag? At least that is from the circles I run in.
    In some circles I run in it could be Bring own Bottle

    Quote Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post
    ...ixnay on the exsay alktay.

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    BOB is a one-wheeled trailer you can haul behind your bicycle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoshnasi View Post
    Bug Out Bag? At least that is from the circles I run in.
    That's where my mind defauts, too.

    However, within my wifes circle of friends it apparently stands for Battery Operated Boyfriend.
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    I was asking a price on a bike. Seemed excessive. I asked why so much. The guy said he was told by some "BOB" at the other shop.

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    That makes no sense to me.

    Now a Fred at some other shop...
    Quote Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post
    ...ixnay on the exsay alktay.

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    Oh, I could have soooo much fun with this. Unfortunately, most of my suggestions would likely result in accruing points or possibly even banishment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    Oh, I could have soooo much fun with this. Unfortunately, most of my suggestions would likely result in accruing points or possibly even banishment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post
    ...ixnay on the exsay alktay.

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    Biker On Booze, perhaps...

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    A BOB trailer or Bridgestone Owners Bunch is what springs to mind for me:
    http://sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/...ellisabob.html

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    Bike or Bong?
    Big Ol Burrito?

    Could be just plain old "Bob", if "Bob" is the owner/sales manager...

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    Better Off Biking
    Having a flat tire as part of the total cycling experience is highly overrated. Knowing how to fix one quickly is not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zonatandem View Post
    BOB is a one-wheeled trailer you can haul behind your bicycle.
    Yep. A specific brand of trailer, not just any bicycle trailer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arrowana View Post
    Bridgestone Owners Bunch is what springs to mind for me:
    http://sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/...ellisabob.html
    Thanks for the reminder. I had forgotten about that. I remember how much fun reading the annual catalogues was.

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    cannondale and pinarello have bikes that are painted black with black logos, black on black, BOB?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lungimsam View Post
    I was asking a price on a bike. Seemed excessive. I asked why so much. The guy said he was told by some "BOB" at the other shop.
    What makes you think that he wasn't told the price by a guy named 'Bob'?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lungimsam View Post
    Keep seeing this term thrown around. What is a BOB?
    Could you show us the context? Where do you see it being thrown around? Any examples?

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