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Old 11-28-07, 10:19 AM   #1
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How a linebacker gets to work

Thought this was kind of neat. I thought H2s or Escalades with 20 inch chrome wheels were required by law for football players.

CINCINNATI — He stressed it gets him where he needs to be.

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones was talking about his bike — the one parked next to his dressing stall — but he could just as well have meant his blitz.

The guy who arrived at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday in knee-high, lime green socks, canvas shoes and riding a bicycle — just as he does every day since he has no car in Cincinnati — arrived in the middle of Vince Young's back early in the second quarter, thanks to a blind-side assault on the unsuspecting Tennessee quarterback.....
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Old 11-28-07, 11:02 AM   #2
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Sweet. Here's hoping the next driver in Cinci who decides it'd be a good idea to pick a fight with a cyclist picks him :-) Not wishing a fight on him, rather, wishing a linebacker on the driver!
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Old 11-28-07, 11:11 AM   #3
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Great article, thanks! I had to forward this to my wife and her co-workers. They work in an urban planning company that emphasizes alternative transportation - they should enjoy it too.
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Old 11-28-07, 11:13 AM   #4
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And apparently it's a fixed gear too. Maybe we can get him on BF and resurrect the FG Commute Bike thread.
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