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    He is no cyclist. It's some POS low life thug...

    He is no cyclist. It's some POS low life thug riding a POS bike because he was too poor to buy a car for transportation. I don't label them or include this scumbags in the cycling community
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    I hear you brother haha. Those things are...

    I hear you brother haha. Those things are freaking annoying. Sometimes I'm forced to ride over them because someone was about to pass me on my left
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    Just based on my experience, kids who were riding...

    Just based on my experience, kids who were riding within talking distance (like 20-30 yard at most) of their parents are better controlled than kids who were 100 yards away. The reason is when a...
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    1.) Dog walkers with retractable leashes that...

    1.) Dog walkers with retractable leashes that stretched across the entire width of the MUP.
    2.) Irresponsible parents who allow their kids ride their bikes 100 yds ahead of them and not have...
  5. Dude, I live in Florida; therefore I welcome the...

    Dude, I live in Florida; therefore I welcome the winter :) I actually ride less during the summer due to the extreme heat.
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    Sorry to hear that. My dad was diagnosed with...

    Sorry to hear that. My dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's three years ago. Granted he wasn't a cyclist but his life has changed over the last 3 years. As far as I know, he's still the early stages...
  7. Thread: The Rules?

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    I agree with supporting your local LBS especially...

    I agree with supporting your local LBS especially after getting advice from them for a product. Don't say "I'll think about it" to your LBS after you guys played 20 questions. When the sales...
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    If I was too busy to help a customer (in any...

    If I was too busy to help a customer (in any industry), I would say "I'm helping someone else right now. Give me a few minutes and I'll be right back." Or something along those lines. However if...
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    My bike is stored in my house. The reason why is...

    My bike is stored in my house. The reason why is if no one knows you have a bike, they won't try to steal it. Even if a person knows you have a bike, if they saw you bringing in your bike into the...
  10. Don't you guys have Dog the Bounty Hunter to...

    Don't you guys have Dog the Bounty Hunter to protect you?
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    There are snobs and a-holes in every culture. ...

    There are snobs and a-holes in every culture. There also aren't more snobs in one culture than the other. It's based on your experience. Simple advice. Ignore the snobs and look for the friendly...
  12. Thread: Bike Cops!

    by NoviceJohn
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    I only see bike cops in the downtown area.

    I only see bike cops in the downtown area.
  13. I would air dry rather using a dryer

    I would air dry rather using a dryer
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    I'm sorry but I disagree with your last sentence....

    I'm sorry but I disagree with your last sentence. When I see an experienced rider, like yourself, riding on a MUP, I expect him/her to a relatively straight line, rather or not the rider behind you...
  15. Quite frankly, if you're a good rider and ride in...

    Quite frankly, if you're a good rider and ride in a relatively straight line, there should not need a "on your left" because a faster rider can pass the slower rider without the fear being swirled...
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    I rarely encounter those people and I hate them...

    I rarely encounter those people and I hate them both times. Both times were a near miss because both times I had to stop abruptly to avoid running into them. Wearing clipness and stop abruptly is a...
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    When I'm about 20-30 yards behind a slower rider...

    When I'm about 20-30 yards behind a slower rider or a jogger, I literately would yell "on your left" to assure that they hear me coming. Now, when I yell / raise my voice, it sounds a little...
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    People need to get over themselves and stop...

    People need to get over themselves and stop judging other people for doing their own thing. If you're not comfortable wearing bibs and jersey on your rides, fine, don't wear them. There's no law...
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    It depends on the temperature for me. During the...

    It depends on the temperature for me. During the cooler weather, I only needed 48 oz of fluids for a 50-65 mile ride. Now, in the hotter weather, I drank the same 48 oz for a 30-40 mile ride.
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    How's a skinny guy on a cheap bike or fat guy on...

    How's a skinny guy on a cheap bike or fat guy on an expensive bike a pet peeve? I don't get it
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    Clipless pedals are easy to unclip and you will...

    Clipless pedals are easy to unclip and you will not fall if you know how to use them correctly. I've been using cleets for about 6 months now. I fell two times and both times I had very very minor...
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    Safety on MUP depends. MUP in my area is pretty...

    Safety on MUP depends. MUP in my area is pretty safe. People (joggers, dog walkers, walkers, other cyclists) are pretty compliant to the rules of the trail. Of course, there are still a few who...
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    If riding in the wind makes you more tired, take...

    If riding in the wind makes you more tired, take more breaks or longer breaks each time. There is no shame in taking more breaks. If your goal for the day is 20 miles, for example, do what you need...
  24. My first impression of you is some snotty rich...

    My first impression of you is some snotty rich person who thinks you own the place and you're entitled to do something just because your 7k bike is a lot "cleaner" than their shopping carts. Not to...
  25. You know what's funny. That's my motivation of...

    You know what's funny. That's my motivation of riding. You ride 20-30 miles out. You're tired. However, you can't just quit because you have no ride home haha. Only way home...ride your tired...
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