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    Not sure where you are, but around most campuses...

    Not sure where you are, but around most campuses the semester is about to end and there are usually a fair number of graduates disposing of their possessions to move light to their new location. So...
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    In my area, the perception depends on where you...

    In my area, the perception depends on where you ride. I live in the country and when I ride, most of the folks I see are 40+. But most of them drive here to ride. In the city, where people are...
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    My brother just got a Z5 and he loves it. For...

    My brother just got a Z5 and he loves it. For me, I'd build the Cooper. It would be a no brainer.
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    My house had one when I bought the place, but I...

    My house had one when I bought the place, but I let the woods reclaim it.
  5. Similar enough that if possible you should ride...

    Similar enough that if possible you should ride them all and buy the one that feels the best to you.

    (Unless your plans include a desire for fenders, in which case you should certainly get a frame...
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    Happens to me from time to time. Occasionally...

    Happens to me from time to time. Occasionally really startles me. But I don't think it's generally intentional on the part of the driver. The dog's intentions are another matter.

    I did have one...
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    But the thread is about understanding backlash...

    But the thread is about understanding backlash against advocacy, which presumably must include interacting beyond this forum. Certainly if one wishes to succeed in advocacy, one must try to...
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    Seaside FL would seem to be a great place for...

    Seaside FL would seem to be a great place for this, but last time we were there you had to get in your car for most dining and shopping options.

    That would have been my suggestion. Between...
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    I think I like this bike alot. It certainly...

    I think I like this bike alot.

    It certainly sounds like you do. And it's a pretty nice ride, so it really seems like it should be yours.
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    I hadn't seen that thread, genec, but yes, I...

    I hadn't seen that thread, genec, but yes, I could certainly envision a future with something like that. And could see over the long term the privately owned passenger vehicle substantially...
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    In that 100 years, the world has changed pretty...

    In that 100 years, the world has changed pretty dramatically. The widespread use of internal combustion engines had a great deal to due with that change. The US had a tremendous advantage in the...
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    now 'ended by seller due to error in listing'

    now 'ended by seller due to error in listing'
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    Well done, sir.

    Well done, sir.
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    Scares me a lot more than death. But I agree...

    Scares me a lot more than death.

    But I agree that there is no reason she should not continue to enjoy her imaginary friendship.

    (And who knows, if there's anything to string theory, maybe...
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    Probably because the wheels on those things cost...

    Probably because the wheels on those things cost a small fortune.
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    That sucks. Check Craigslist in the...

    That sucks.

    Check Craigslist in the surrounding areas. They might show up for sale.
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    I carry one tube and two CO2 cartridges. If that...

    I carry one tube and two CO2 cartridges. If that doesn't get it done, I've got a cell phone and my wife is usually home.

    Having said that, I'll soon end up stuck at the furthest possible point...
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    Welcome to the forum!

    Welcome to the forum!
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    I'm a bit surprised at the attitudes displayed...

    I'm a bit surprised at the attitudes displayed here as well. Everyone is of course free to do as they please, but damn, I would have thought most people would want to stop and help a fellow rider. ...
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    Being a few hours north of you, I have to go as...

    Being a few hours north of you, I have to go as low as 50. Although if there's a stiff north wind, I'll revert to the 60 standard.
  21. Welcome to the club. I admire your...

    Welcome to the club.

    I admire your fortitude. (While at the same time questioning if it may not be a form of insanity). I've got a birthday ride coming at the end of the month and I don't...
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    The older I get, the more sympathy I have for...

    The older I get, the more sympathy I have for crazy old guys. Some days it seems just a few quirks away.
  23. As I understand it, only a handful of people can...

    As I understand it, only a handful of people can actually graduate to a level where they are making decent money in this sport. So from a strictly practical standpoint, it's folly to chase a dream...
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    After that, I considered each cleaning deposit to be a sunk cost, and when it was time to move; I simply moved.

    That's the way I always handled it. Considered the money gone when I gave it to...
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    If one were to snicker in this weather, their...

    If one were to snicker in this weather, their lips might freeze in that position.
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