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  • Basic Fitness

    91 55.83%
  • Training to compete as an athlete

    19 11.66%
  • Basic Transportation

    92 56.44%
  • Commuting

    91 55.83%
  • Fun/Leisure

    119 73.01%
  • To be cool

    52 31.90%
  • Other

    40 24.54%
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    Elitist carleton's Avatar
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    Why do you Ride?

    This is a better poll than the one I created before.

    Simple question.

    Why?

    (You can choose more than one option)
    Last edited by carleton; 06-12-06 at 08:32 PM.

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    i ride to live and live to ride

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    cars, subway, buses, walking, running, are too slow. Though I do enjoy running for fitness.

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    i ride to get away from the cops

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    如果你能讀了這個你講中文 genericbikedude's Avatar
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    you forgot that no co2 comes from bikes.

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    to be cool is the only way to rock it...
    Quote Originally Posted by dutret
    trackosaurusrex.com is just about the best thing ever!

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    Senior Member shishi's Avatar
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    plus was Chimbly and Generic said...

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    I chose other because I ride for all those reasons

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    riding feels better than sand in my vagina.

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    bikeforums fodder

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    Quote Originally Posted by schloe mo
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    +1

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    teadogg does not give me any unless I put in my miles everyday. He says I need to work myself before I work......anyway. and I have a nervous twitch in my legs that just coincidentally is in the motion of pedaling.

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    i was sick of paying $50 a month for a bus pass. i live 8 miles from my office and at the time i was considering it i had a bonus burning a hole in my pocket and i bought a bike. 2 months later i'm still loving it.
    when it burns you know it's working
    srsly

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    i ride for fun mostly, but sometimes for errands or the odd commute.

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    Fun, transportation and excersise.

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    I'm glad this poll allowed me to choose more than one option.

    thanks for that.

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    It's the surest means of entry into the xbikex culture!
    Simplistic Ideologies R Coffins

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    john ch0mb0 fixed gear told me to.
    :: :: ::

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    'coz I'm too old to skateboard anymore

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    why no all of the above option? Those are ALL reasons I ride

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    If I chose all of the options, does that mean I screwed up the results?

    I ride because...
    a. it provides some form of basic fitness
    b. I'm training to become somewhat of an athlete (I joined an adult soccer league for the summer)
    c. Riding during my lunch hour allows me to do errands I don't need my car to do and it lets me do a. and b. and e. and f.
    d. well, i used to commute to work by bike. I guess I don't do this one anymore.
    e. Riding is fun and leisurely if I'm riding with my kids. Riding in traffic is fun but not leisurely.
    f. I'd like to think I'm cool, but those in the cars that pass me probably think I'm an idiot for riding around on a bike in traffic.
    g. refer to answers a. thru f.
    80s era Miele fixie convert

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    I do it for the poon.

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    I had to go with Other falling under basic transportation/fun&leisure/commuting/&Money. Maybe basic transportation suits all those...yeah it does I guess...ah well

    [edit]But really I ride a bike to improve my reading comprehesion skills....multiple choice poll!
    Last edited by SamHouston; 06-12-06 at 04:33 PM.

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    Culture? Art? Making a difference? Hey, go **** yourself. We're too busy drinking, doing drugs, trying to **** random people and you want us to make money on top of all that? Really?

    Well, ****. I don't give a ****.

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    I always feel like I'm training for something... but I have yet to figure out what.

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