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Old 07-31-20, 10:57 AM
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Original Vintage Bicycle Haikus

This a new thread to post your original Vintage Bike Haikus (5-7-5). I will start it off with:

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Wrench turns in the night
break-fix hammer twist pull grease
gleaming riding fun!
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Old 07-31-20, 11:09 AM
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Oh dear, old bike,
effin' seat post is stuck
sound of hammer.
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Old 07-31-20, 11:18 AM
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a beautiful day
bee flies into helmet vent
ouch ouch ouch stop ouch
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Cool idea for a change of topics! I look forward to seeing more. Maybe my own mind will start working eventually.
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Old 07-31-20, 11:29 AM
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buy a bike for ten
put twenty more into it
flip it for ninety
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Old 07-31-20, 11:31 AM
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lotus flower chrome
blue as blue-est ocean depths
always further roam
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Old 07-31-20, 11:34 AM
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lotus flower chrome
blue as blue-est ocean depths
always further roam
Deep like the ocean...
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Originally Posted by natloz View Post
buy a bike for ten
put twenty more into it
flip it for ninety
Not happening.

buy bike for hundred
make nice with "free" parts from bin
flip it for ninety

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Old 07-31-20, 12:10 PM
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rode three hours a day
down to three hours every week
covid really sucks
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I looked forever
Period correct too much
I'm broke and happy
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Originally Posted by non-fixie View Post
Not happening.

buy bike for hundred
make nice with "free" parts from bin
flip it for ninety

Sounds like a good business model...
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Swift on still-warm dirt
Silk and dynamo whisper
Beneath comet's gaze
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Swift on still-warm dirt
Silk and dynamo whisper
Beneath comet's gaze
This is poetic justice!
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Familiar hiss
Fate's coarse rasp shreds all pleasure
Without spare again.
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Familiar hiss
Fate's coarse rasp shreds all pleasure
Without spare again.
Been there done that!
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The cracked pulley wheels
The crank spider stress risers
Campy quality?
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On my Mercian
Unridden since last July
I'm in love again
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Stress be my companion again
never changing situation at this timed crossroad
i will go ride now

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I think therefore ride
Peace and quiet on my side
Refreshed with each stride

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Turn to the left tight
turn to the right to loosen
wish that it was true
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Choose this for beauty,
That for speed, each fine detail
Says this one is mine.
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Originally Posted by 3speedslow View Post
Stress be my companion again
never changing situation at this timed crossroad
i will go ride now
Five seven five is
Syllables, not words. So close.
Thanks for the funny.
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