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Old 04-19-05, 10:21 PM   #1
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so we're cruising through central park last sunday on our distance ride...

beautiful weather, and it's packed with pedestrians, roller bladers, weekend riders, and the like. our pack, about 7 or so, is picking and weaving our way through the mess so we can get out of the park, and back into traffic - this is one of those rare occasions when traffic seems safer than not.

anyway, as we pass a father and his young daughter, giving her a *w i d e* berth (she's probably all of 5 years old), he yells at her, "watch out, [little tracy], those are the bikes that will kill you!"

had a good chuckle at that one. she'll forever be afraid of track bikes, and i'm secure in knowing that i ride one of 'those bikes' that kill people. sweet.
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Old 04-19-05, 10:23 PM   #2
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Old 04-19-05, 11:25 PM   #3
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"watch out, [little tracy], those are the bikes that will kill you!"

...had a good chuckle at that one. she'll forever be afraid of track bikes, and i'm secure in knowing that i ride one of 'those bikes' that kill people. sweet.

that's 'cuz it's true.











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Old 04-20-05, 01:32 AM   #4
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Old 04-20-05, 07:15 AM   #5
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Yeah, um I disagree. The bikes that kill you are the walmart bikes. Yesterday I was passing through a park and had to skid off in the grass because and entire family of idiots played chicken with me. All four of them in my lane pedaling at a frantic pace and all looking the other way. Idiots.
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Old 04-20-05, 07:49 AM   #6
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Or because they're put together by people who know jack all about bikes: http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald...0902068.htm?1c
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