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    I rode today on my town's boulevard and have come to the conclusion that my town sucks. I rode to the gym, only about 1/3 mile on the boulevard, 3 lanes eachway. This was during rush hour as well. I have to merge onto the bouevard then after about 2 intersections go through 3 lanes to make a left turn. Well I was approaching the intersection where i need to make a left hand turn (2 lanes to turn left) so i start to move over. I move to the far left lane and am about 100 ft from where the turn lanes start. The dumb idiot behine me starts hocking his freaking horn at me. Then on the way home I was riding in the far left lane for about 250 ft. waiting for the turn lane and I get honked at twice. I hate my town.

    I want to go back and ride in downtown Sacramento, so much funner

    Just thought I would express my bitterness towards my lame town. Stupid Mercedes drivers
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    EDH is good for geared or mtn bikes. though i'd think that drivers would be smarter around bikes just due to the number of them going to/from the bike trail, etc. i just want them to make more roads that cross the county line.

    come to sac. there are growing numbers of cool riders and shops.

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    yeah its more fun when they throw things at you

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    Quote Originally Posted by padelsbach
    i just want them to make more roads that cross the county line.
    Oh my yes. I live just north of the freeway, the community next to the freeway, and I wasnt for them so badly to connect Saratoga (that dead end right next to the freeway) to that new community in Folsom. Now to get to Folsom i have to go through Crown Village/Empire Ranch. Kind of bites especialliy on a SS with all the hills

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    So move

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    You are braver than I to bike out there in SUV land. Get your arse downtown and come for a ride with Paul and I.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    Quote Originally Posted by $0.00/Gal
    So move
    I wish I could but considering i'm only 15, it's kinda hard...

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    I guess I won't buy you a beer then.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    It's all about route.

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    I live in SUV land ... It keeps my nerves trim and my muscles sharp, and my hate for selfish middle age suburbanites sharp like you won't believe.
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    Me personaly i think that you should just suck it up matt and stop ranting about our town. Cuz i love it. beside sac twon is only a hope skip and a jump away. And we gunna tear it up sat.

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    F0ck 'em -- you are traffic too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattP.
    I wish I could but considering i'm only 15, it's kinda hard...
    Move to SF. Live in Golden Gate Park. Hustle/panhandle for a living. That's not to hard.

    Better yet, get a degree, change the world, and give a big middle finger to the delusional cynics that run things now. That's good advice.
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    [TJ]Matt, how's that Haro Escape? I have an old Haro that's about your age and I love it.[/TJ]

    As for the cagers, now you know how not to be when you grow up and get a license.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynikal
    Get your arse downtown and come for a ride with Paul and I.
    When do you guys ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jyossarian
    [TJ]Matt, how's that Haro Escape? I have an old Haro that's about your age and I love it.[/TJ]

    As for the cagers, now you know how not to be when you grow up and get a license.
    I love my Haro, but I feel bad for it. It's been sitting in my rack, haven't touched it since I started building my fixie

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    Quote Originally Posted by deskpedaler
    When do you guys ride?

    Usually on weekend nights. The next 2 weekends are bad for me due to holidays and being busy but we are due for another ride here quick. PM me you contact info and I'll drop you a line next time we meet up. Seems to be more and more fixies in town lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huhenio
    I live in SUV land ... It keeps my nerves trim and my muscles sharp, and my hate for selfish middle age suburbanites sharp like you won't believe.

    agreed. wholeheartedly.

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