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Old 09-25-10, 09:44 PM   #1
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Demented sense of humor

In Palos Verdes, on the northbount descent of Hawthorne there's this sculpture on a stone pillar in front of an apartment building. I suspect that the demented person who put it there is a cyclist him(her)self.

Notice the shoes -- apparently after this "incident" they peeled the cyclist off the bike and left his shoes.

Hawthorne can be a pretty speedy descent. This could be interpreted as a warning....

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Interesting. I'll make sure to show this to my artist friend, Leslie.


Maybe it shoulda been a brakeless fixed gear bike
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What is the cross street on this? I have to keep my eyes out for this, next time I am in the area!!
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Classic!
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Wonderful! XD
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Maybe it shoulda been a brakeless fixed gear bike
I actually know someone that did the descent brakeless
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What is the cross street on this? I have to keep my eyes out for this, next time I am in the area!!
Ravenspur intersects Hawthorne at two places. This is at the northern-most intersection of Hawthorne & Ravenspur.

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I actually know someone that did the descent brakeless
A brave soul! He musta gotten up to near 50 mph.
A hazard on this descent is the stop lights. If their transition to red is timed right, it can be a challenge to stop a road bike in time without losing traction.
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