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Old 02-16-09, 11:02 PM
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Fred is everywhere on my commute.

I see Big-butt-Fred and his man boobs in spandex and cheerleader jersey. Out-of-the-Closet-Fred rides up besides me and asks for my sign. Lance-Wannabe-Fred gets angry and frustrated as I pass him on his going 14mph on the bike path. I see Millionaire-Fred with his Trek carbon fiber bike and his yellow team captain jersey pressing the crosswalk on the sidewalk next to me. I see Weekend-Recreational-Fred walking around the supermarket with a cart full of stuff and in his road shoes and helmet, glasses and gloves on.

FRED FRED FRED FRED!!! YAY!!!

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Old 02-16-09, 11:17 PM
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Oh, sometimes I see Recumbent-Fred. He is a bit stuck up because he is riding a expensive unique type of bike but he doesn't like all the weird looks and is agry that people think he is lazy.

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Old 02-16-09, 11:40 PM
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Check your terms:
Its not Fred if there's no milk crate
somehow I doubt the carbon bike has that.
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Old 02-16-09, 11:46 PM
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I see Utility-Bike-Fred too, in full roadie gear hauling hundreds of pounds.
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Old 02-16-09, 11:52 PM
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Did I mention Dahon-Fred cruising around on his 16" sport folding bike with aero bars?
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Is there such a thing as a fixie-fred?
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Old 02-17-09, 12:58 AM
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That would be a very deranged Fred.
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Is there such a thing as a fixie-fred?
Yeah, they're just called Hipsters
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Old 02-17-09, 01:17 AM
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Geez nexus, you seem to only like certain types of cyclists and anyone who doesn't fit your ideal profile is a FRED. What they heck is your problem? At least people are out riding.

I wonder how you'd classify me. Should I tell you my style of riding and bike?
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Old 02-17-09, 01:29 AM
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You are Rodney King-Fred.
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Originally Posted by NEXUS View Post
You are Rodney King-Fred.
Wrong.

Why is it you only like certain types of cyclists? What is your problem with others who are differant from you? Why do you expect other cyclists to be like you?
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Old 02-17-09, 01:45 AM
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The Freds couldn't care less. They're laughing at you for caring so much.
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whats a fred?

sorry for my ignorance
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<--- Dahon Fred.
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Originally Posted by Square & Compas View Post
Wrong.

Why is it you only like certain types of cyclists? What is your problem with others who are differant from you? Why do you expect other cyclists to be like you?
You are Cry-Baby-Fred.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
The Freds couldn't care less. They're laughing at you for caring so much.

Freds do not know they are Freds.
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Old 02-17-09, 02:21 AM
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I'm not a fred, no really, I'm not......

(I'm denial Fred)
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Originally Posted by NEXUS View Post
Freds do not know they are Freds.
That's right, Fred.
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Originally Posted by Square & Compas View Post
Wrong.

Why is it you only like certain types of cyclists? What is your problem with others who are differant from you? Why do you expect other cyclists to be like you?
Then there's women Freds... Fredrika
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What a strange thread for the Commuting Forum… I won’t speak for others, but I for one am proud of being a Fred… As a Fred I’m free… I can look how I want, ride what I want, and how fast I want, and accessorize my bike like I want, without fear of not fitting in with the ever changing fashions of cycling… Congito Fred, ergo sum Fred…
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Let's not forget Nexus Fred, he's full-o-fail and don't even know it.
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Originally Posted by j.walker View Post
whats a fred?

sorry for my ignorance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_(bicycling)
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Freds do not know they are Freds.
Experienced Freds embrace their Fredness.
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Originally Posted by j.walker View Post
whats a fred?

sorry for my ignorance
"The path of the righteous commuter is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish cager and the tyranny of evil roadies. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the newbie cyclist through the valley of the darkness. For he is truly his brother's keeper and the builder of ridiculously bright DIY halogen bicycle lights. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brother commuter. And you will know I am the Fred when I lay my vengeance upon thee..."

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