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    Get outdoors! :) Becca's Avatar
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    From SCOTSMAN.COM - Fact of the Day

    FACT OF THE DAY
    On this day in 1903 a new bicycle race was announced - to be called the Tour de France. In the long history of the race, the most successful rider is American Lance Armstrong, a Frenchman not winning it since Bernard Hinault in 1985. Read more here.
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    Becca, why are you reading our parochial Scottish rag, beloved of my fellow Edinburgh workers?
    plus je vois les hommes, plus j'admire les chiens

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    I liked the piece about the guy who rode his FW Evans bike for SEVENTY-SIX YEARS better...............

    and you can still buy Evans bikes.

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    Nothing here to see!!!!!! flyingscotsman's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by chewa
    Becca, why are you reading our parochial Scottish rag, beloved of my fellow Edinburgh workers?

    Do not know about him, but that is the best place for me to get the football news.

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    Get outdoors! :) Becca's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by chewa
    Becca, why are you reading our parochial Scottish rag, beloved of my fellow Edinburgh workers?
    Because, for reasons I can't fully articulate, I love things Scottish! Probably was a Scot in a past life somewhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by flyingscotsman
    Do not know about him, but that is the best place for me to get the football news.
    *AHEM* That's "HER", not "him".
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    Nothing here to see!!!!!! flyingscotsman's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Becca
    *AHEM* That's "HER", not "him".
    I am so sorry

    Then you may also be interested in this website.

    Scottish Store in Charlotte
    Last edited by flyingscotsman; 01-19-05 at 02:19 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyingscotsman
    I am so sorry
    Yeah, we know.
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