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Old 04-21-09, 03:27 AM   #1
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Looking for female riding companion

Hi my name is bill i am cycling around australia and am looking for a female riding companion enjoy our great scenery and life style
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Old 04-21-09, 04:35 AM   #2
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Aren't we all. Good luck with that one.
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Old 04-21-09, 05:52 AM   #3
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Good luck Bill. You show sincerity by not pretending to also be a girl. Let us know how you fare.
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Old 04-21-09, 06:15 AM   #4
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yeah you have some chance, ever the optimist.
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Get a dog they don't talk as much.
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I'd rather go with a girl. Potential for a much more sophisticated and long-lasting relationship. Maybe Bill looks like Russell Crowe and has the purported morals of a Mel Gibson? Non-Australian women go crazy for that accent! I guess Australian women do too. I'm one quarter Australian - maternal grandmother emigrated from Perth in 1906.
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I'd rather go with a girl. Potential for a much more sophisticated and long-lasting relationship. Maybe Bill looks like Russell Crowe and has the purported morals of a Mel Gibson? Non-Australian women go crazy for that accent! I guess Australian women do too. I'm one quarter Australian - maternal grandmother emigrated from Perth in 1906.
Nice try dude.
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Aren't we all. Good luck with that one.
Haha! Well-put.
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Get a dog they don't talk as much.
That is so wrong ... and so right at the same time ... you owe me a new computer. You know one without coffee stains all over it.

I don't tour with my dog though.
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Old 04-21-09, 08:42 AM   #10
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I bet the ladies are lining up now.
bill, you crack me up. But good luck anyhow. Hope it works out for you.
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Aren't we all. Good luck with that one.
Personally I find women, particularly young women, to be great touring partners. I did the TA with my daughter and a friend of hers from college and they were great to travel with. Unlike is often the case traveling with guys there was no need to put up with a lot of macho b.s. The problem is that it isn't possible to advertise for this without everyone assuming less than honorable intentions. Given that, I either travel with someone I know or alone.
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Nice try dude.
I recall a post quite a while back about a bike tourist who had to fight off the women so bad it was a significant concern of his... I don't recall the thread, but at the time I figured I must really be doing something wrong!
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I recall a post quite a while back about a bike tourist who had to fight off the women so bad it was a significant concern of his... I don't recall the thread, but at the time I figured I must really be doing something wrong!
I remember that he got a lot of responses wondering how he had the time for this! They don't make threads like the used to.

Maybe we need a bikeforums personals subforum. (Or is that what Foo is for? )
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It's not fair! If Soulfullspirit gets one, I get one too!
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I recall a post quite a while back about a bike tourist who had to fight off the women so bad it was a significant concern of his... I don't recall the thread, but at the time I figured I must really be doing something wrong!
That was a classic.
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I wish I had the sheer guts of an Australian
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Hi my name is bill i am cycling around australia and am looking for a female riding companion enjoy our great scenery and life style
Why female? ... aside from the obvious reasons of course.

I think there are more male cyclists who go on long tours than female ... you'd probably have better luck looking for a male, if it is just companionship you're after.
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Was it deleted? I remember the cartoon. It was very amusing.
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Hi my name is bill i am cycling around australia and am looking for a female riding companion enjoy our great scenery and life style
Oh, 'fess up. We all know the real reason you want to tour with a woman. And I think it's pathetic. A guy should know how to cook and do his own laundry.
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Touring alone is a much deeper journey. There's nowhere to hide. When you meet a fellow traveller, you're on equal terms.
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Oh, 'fess up. We all know the real reason you want to tour with a woman. And I think it's pathetic. A guy should know how to cook and do his own laundry.
Oh, man, that's wrong. Not funny at all. Excuse me while I clean this coffee off my monitor.
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Touring with a gal that I wasn't related to or hadn't known for quite some time, well... I think I'd go credit card touring.
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