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Old 11-14-09, 05:26 PM   #1
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Rare "incumbent" bike on Craigslist

So hard to find. And hard to run against once they've been in office for so long.

http://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/1466193524.html
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Old 11-14-09, 05:32 PM   #2
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That is a whole boatful of different.
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That is a whole boatful of different.
Oh, I get it... it's a Rowbike! Boatfull = Boat = Rowboat = Rowbike!!
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The incumbent usually wins.
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Is there a limited riding term?
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An incubent on a recumbent

I can remember how I got a wild hair to run for Mayor of Barrow in a moment of mid-lfe crisis, and how one of my opponents laughed at me and said that I would never get elected, especially since I rode that stupid looking bike all over town. Well...he got 50 votes, and I got 800 which was twice as much as the incumbent. Anyway, there after, more then one wag called me the "incumbent on a recumbent." I even won a second term before I decided that it was someone elses turn to have all the fun!
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I can remember how I got a wild hair to run for Mayor of Barrow in a moment of mid-lfe crisis, and how one of my opponents laughed at me and said that I would never get elected, especially since I rode that stupid looking bike all over town. Well...he got 50 votes, and I got 800 which was twice as much as the incumbent. Anyway, there after, more then one wag called me the "incumbent on a recumbent." I even won a second term before I decided that it was someone elses turn to have all the fun!
And here I thought that recumbent riders were Constitutionally prohibited from running for public office.
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I've had a lot of people look at me as if I'm a UFO alien, so maybe that's true. Ya gotta be a citizen to hold office.
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It amazes me how many people confuse "recumbent exercise bike" with "recumbent bike". I get the impression they don't know what "recumbent" means, and just assume it relates to stationary exercise bikes. But as a general rule, if the Craigslist listing says something like "Recumbent Bike- $150", that's what it is.
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