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Old 07-02-08, 06:49 PM
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Originally Posted by mtnwalker View Post
So, I gave this guy going the opposite direction of me a middle finger to let him know what I think of everyone on a bike who is not me. Surprisingly, he did not return the gesture. Not even a disgusted "WTF?" look. Instead I got a surprised look as if he wasn't expecting a middle finger from another commuter. I tried a few more times and the results were mainly the same. One guy did try to chase me and yelling something about "giving me a piece of his mind". Whatever. Its a good thing a busy four lane street was in the middle of us and I was able to pedal away without much trouble.

Maybe I'll add a hearty "F*** You!" tomorrow. We'll see if it'll make a difference to these jerks.


You're joking, right? Or are you flicking these people off because they did something wrong? Or are you just flicking people off?
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Old 07-02-08, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by ItsJustMe View Post
Luckily the folks around here are pretty courteous. I always keep a few rocks handy, so when I see another commuter I can huck one at them, and they usually return the favor.
I perfer handguns to rocks. shows you care.
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well, weirdest thing-I read this thread today at work and had a good laugh. On the way home, out of the blue, got honked at and flipped off by a toolbag in a Mercedes driving the other way. No crowding, no slowing down of traffic, he just wanted to flip me off!

I couldn't decide whether to be pissed off or amused! In hindsight, it was priceless!
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Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
The concept doesn't fly in winter with mittens on.
Then you simply gesture towards your crotch instead.
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Old 07-02-08, 07:04 PM
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this is the first thread that casued me to laugh out loud for a long time.
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Old 07-02-08, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by alexanderaf View Post
You're joking, right? Or are you flicking these people off because they did something wrong? Or are you just flicking people off?
It was almost certainly in response to the "What? no waves?" thread.
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Old 07-02-08, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by ax0n View Post
It was almost certainly in response to the "What? no waves?" thread.
Ahhhh
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Old 07-02-08, 07:24 PM
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That a boy, show em who you are. I ride wearing a kilt just for such occasion.
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Originally Posted by clg View Post
That a boy, show em who you are. I ride wearing a kilt just for such occasion.
Where do you buy padded kilts, the LBS?
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i have thought seriously about this kilt - not padded but IT ROCKS!...and it would suit the purpose we are discussing here

http://www.thinkgeek.com/apparel/hoodies/9be6/
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That's what I'm talking about!
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U know with the kilt you can catch them coming and going.
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They have tartan painted Brooks to match your kilt.
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