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Old 08-11-06, 09:14 AM   #1
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Odd day today...

First, when I was locking my bike outside of my bank (front wheel on quick release, so locked alongside the frame and thre rear with single kryptonite lock) I have noticed two shady characters talking about my bike.
45 minutes later when I was out again unlocking the bike thay come again asking if I really needed to lock the bike like that in front of a bank - I snapped something about not caring about the bank since it wasn't mine and left.

Ten minutes later I collided with another bike and went down. This was in no car zone, I was far enough into the road not to be afraid of pedestrians but this lady rode cross ways with her head turned other way. She left before I checked my bike.

Yet another 10 minutes and I merged right about 100 feet in front of a messenger riding fully suspended mountain bike. He caught up at the next red light and said " But you are f**ked when you have to brake"

WTF?
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Old 08-11-06, 09:58 AM   #2
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What was the mtb suspended from?
Did he have a spider suit on?
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Old 08-11-06, 10:29 AM   #3
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If it were not for the odd days and the snotty humans, we'd not know which rides to enjoy.
Hope you're enjoying yourself today.
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Old 08-11-06, 01:40 PM   #4
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Old 08-11-06, 02:19 PM   #5
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" outside of my bank "

"not caring about the bank since it wasn't mine"

WTF?
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Old 08-11-06, 02:42 PM   #6
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You lost me...
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Old 08-11-06, 03:15 PM   #7
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You lost me...
agreed. but maybe it really was that odd.
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