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Old 09-20-16, 07:28 AM
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Well...

...to affirm you, I guess that it's better to draft behind a bus than to attempt to ride the gutter beside a bus.

I once drafted behind a garbage truck through semi-urban New Jersey on a morning ride. His pace matched mine through a series of block-by-block traffic lights that were synchronized. Unnerving was the foul liquid that trickled out his little drain pipe and spattered up onto me. It made me want to just let him go ahead. That's my cool story, bro...
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