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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 03-10-11, 12:01 PM   #1
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When someone yells at you from their car...



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Old 03-10-11, 12:06 PM   #2
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Nice! I think I'm going to use the "cool story bro" slow clap from now on
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Old 03-10-11, 12:10 PM   #3
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I see a lot of hairy man-titty in angry motorists future.
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Old 03-10-11, 12:13 PM   #4
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Tossing a cat.. that's my favorite one.
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Old 03-10-11, 12:24 PM   #5
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i usually just smile, wave and say hi like i know them- they usually get pretty confused.
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Old 03-10-11, 12:24 PM   #6
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Old 03-10-11, 12:30 PM   #7
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Old 03-10-11, 12:37 PM   #8
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I will be using the "tail light is out" and getting a song stuck in their head from now...

"love me, love me...say that you love me
fool me, fool me. go.on. and fool me."
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Old 03-10-11, 12:44 PM   #9
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Oh come on, "This is the song that never ends
yes, it goes on and on my friends,
some people started singing it not know what it was
but they'll continue singing it forever just because
this is the song that never ends..."

You don't **** with me or I'll get the lambchop song stuck in your head forever

that or moobs ftmfw
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Old 03-10-11, 02:16 PM   #10
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I like the slow clap. Many red light racers get it
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Old 03-10-11, 02:34 PM   #12
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tossing a cat.. That's my favorite one.
not queso!
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I tend to do the smile and wave. It's like mental judo.

It's probably a good thing that they are generally going too fast for me to yell anything they'd be able to hear and understand.
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There's a small flaw in the 10th panel - a lot of people don't think whether forced or not.
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yeah thats the problem, thinking, it is a quality that comes very unnaturally to certain sections of the motoring community... namely new drivers, most women, taxi drivers, bus drivers, old people etc

i find the friendly wave back with a smile on your face (especially as you pass them in traffic ) to be the best option
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Old 03-10-11, 03:58 PM   #18
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I'm not even just talking about the "motoring community". I'm talking about humans in general.

There have been times when I've flown off the handle in the past but I try my hardest just to ignore people these days. Yell and honk at me all you want. What's that? Get on the sidewalk? Yeah, yeah...whatever you say.

Riding a bike is something I find too enjoyable to be pissed all the time while I'm doing it.
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yeah thats the problem, thinking, it is a quality that comes very unnaturally to certain sections of the motoring community... namely new drivers, most women, taxi drivers, bus drivers, old people etc
Sexist and ageist...
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Old 03-10-11, 04:58 PM   #20
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Glad to see this thread. On my ride home last night, a drunk passenger yelled, "Hey f***hole, get a car, you p***y."

All I could think was that he's a coward and bigger wimp than me. It was 25F and raining. He took shelter in a car. I took on mother nature.
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Old 03-10-11, 05:06 PM   #21
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Where is the "throw your water bottle" panel?
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Old 03-10-11, 05:09 PM   #22
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I wave at people all the time! haha this is cool!
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...turn up your iPod.
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don't ride with ipod turned up too high, need to hear road noise
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