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Old 03-02-06, 09:36 PM   #1
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your bike is hot....??

Today I had my bike chained up outside SAIC and when i came out there was this little green card in my spokes. It read;

Hi.
I just stopped
to say that I
think your bike
is hot.

Anyone else in Chicago get one of these or have any idea who is doing them? There was a website too...I dunno, not that I mind but i was curious if anyone else knew what was up with this.

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Old 03-02-06, 09:39 PM   #2
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thats the coolest thing ever!
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Old 03-02-06, 09:45 PM   #3
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Old 03-02-06, 09:46 PM   #4
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wow... I really want to make some of those now
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Old 03-02-06, 09:48 PM   #5
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That happened to me too, a few years ago. Someone left a note in my front wheel saying something to the effect of "Your bike is hot".

A few weeks later, in a completely different place someone (with much less girly handwriting) left me a note that said: "give back that which is not yours"

I dunno, In either situation I think I'd prefer to be confronted face-to-face.
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Old 03-02-06, 09:49 PM   #6
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That 2nd note is creepy.
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Old 03-02-06, 09:53 PM   #7
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Screw the note. Chicks of all ages just dig ME when I'm on my fixie. Never happens on my geared bikes though....
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Old 03-02-06, 10:00 PM   #8
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hmm, I recently had a note taped to my handlebars that said,

"you want to sell this bike? call me"
and there was of course a phone number

never got around to it though, and damn, my bike would be considered FAR from hot by standards these days
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Old 03-02-06, 10:03 PM   #9
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Hi.
I just stopped
to say that I
think your bike
is hot.

Damn, no way anyone would put that on my beat up bike. I'm jealous.
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Old 03-02-06, 10:09 PM   #10
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Just went to the website. Printed out my own sheet.
I will now be crusading through Richmond.
muahahahahaha
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Old 03-02-06, 10:12 PM   #11
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hmm, I recently had a note taped to my handlebars that said,

"you want to sell this bike? call me"
and there was of course a phone number

never got around to it though, and damn, my bike would be considered FAR from hot by standards these days
I left a note like that on someone's bike a few weeks ago and never got a response. I did, however, never see the bike again at its normal locking point.
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Old 03-02-06, 10:16 PM   #12
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My bike ain't doodly squat.
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Old 03-02-06, 10:17 PM   #13
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I left a note like that on someone's bike a few weeks ago and never got a response. I did, however, never see the bike again at its normal locking point.

hahahaha, now that i think about it, i probably wouldn't lock it up there anymore either.

either way, thats awesome.
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Old 03-02-06, 10:18 PM   #14
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I left a note like that on someone's bike a few weeks ago and never got a response. I did, however, never see the bike again at its normal locking point.
I think it's a terrible idea to leave a note like that. It would be far too easy for someone to see it, steal the bike, and sell it to you for far more than they could pawn it for.
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Old 03-02-06, 10:38 PM   #15
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Cool idea. Reminds me of the "you are beautiful" stuff you see around.
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If I see a bike I recognize I leave a note for the rider saying hi. If I don't recognize the bike I just leave a note saying nice bike (but only if it's nice). I feel that I'm making the world a better place in the process.
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Old 03-02-06, 11:23 PM   #17
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i'm ron burgundy?
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I think it's a terrible idea to leave a note like that. It would be far too easy for someone to see it, steal the bike, and sell it to you for far more than they could pawn it for.
Good point. Alternate suggestions?
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Old 03-03-06, 06:49 AM   #19
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I've got a problem now,.. how am I supposed to tag the hot bikes I see in my area? The only time I see them is when they are being ridden, and trust me, putting things into a person's spokes while he is riding is not a good way to win friends and influence people
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Old 03-03-06, 07:26 AM   #20
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How about saying to the owner: "Nice bike" ?
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Old 03-03-06, 08:41 AM   #21
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jake is a great guy! right on.
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i *heart* this idea.

mpls, get ready.
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Well, you ain't got no money, but man, you really got a lot.
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The only thing I've ever had stuck to my bike is one of those 'HAVE YOU BEEN SAVED?' jesus pamphlets
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