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Neither C, nor V, but definitely a must see

Old 09-30-19, 08:37 AM
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Neither C, nor V, but definitely a must see


My lady friend sent me this photo, and I thought others would appreciate it.
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Old 09-30-19, 08:39 AM
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For a second there I thought this was lewd. Failed to see the bones below the knee on the skeleton riding the black/white bike front & center
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Holy Posada, Batman!
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The seat is too low on the blue bike. That guy's gonna have knee problems when he gets older.
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Nonsense. The blue department store bike on the left is definitely vintage.
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Holy Posada, Batman!
I definitely need a print of that for my place.
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Nonsense. The blue department store bike on the left is definitely vintage.

BUT

The fork is bent
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the riders are vintage

reminds me that I need work my "headless cyclist" costume for the commute.....some year
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the riders are vintage

reminds me that I need work my "headless cyclist" costume for the commute.....some year
Iím going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner this year, because if thereís one thing I love, itís explaining a costume to people who donít actually care.
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I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive sides are facing in.
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Somebody’s taking nude riding to the extreme!
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I love Halloween and other holidays. I wish people in my area gave a crap and would do some decorating.
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They just take it to a whole other level don't they. As if cyclists today aren't skinny enough.
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I love Halloween and other holidays. I wish people in my area gave a crap and would do some decorating.
I suggested we go as Dr. Mrs. The Monarch and The Monarch...she definitely does not have my taste in pop culture.
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
Iím going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner this year, because if thereís one thing I love, itís explaining a costume to people who donít actually care.
I understand that....but I do get the reference..... you could bring Werewolves of london as a backup
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I understand that....but I do get the reference..... you could bring Werewolves of london as a backup
I did that two years ago. My hair was perfect.

I used to show up just dressed normally, and would tell people I was going as Frank Black.
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I suggested we go as Dr. Mrs. The Monarch and The Monarch...she definitely does not have my taste in pop culture.
I'll go as Dr. Venture and you can arch me.
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They just take it to a whole other level don't they. As if cyclists today aren't skinny enough.
They're victims of body shaming
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I was so busy ogling the black/white cyclist's huge bone I completely failed to realize we've got a skeleton down behind him.
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
Iím going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner this year, because if thereís one thing I love, itís explaining a costume to people who donít actually care.
"Mom, get me out of this..."
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I'll go as Dr. Venture and you can arch me.
Make it Flying Squid and you have a deal. Go team venture!
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If you'll all just "Send Lawyers, Guns, & Money", maybe things'll flesh out? 😁😉
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I wonder if those poor cyclists died accidentally, like a martyr.
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and for those poor (young most likely) souls that don't get the references, let me introduce Warren Zevon

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werewolves of london


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C&V.....
Death fork and death stems 💀
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