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Old 09-20-08, 01:00 AM   #1
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A good laugh to start the day.

As the bride and I rode home from breakfast a few days back on our
E Z Tandem, we spied a new commuter mounting his bike onto the
front of a city bus. Now I've always been curious as to the mechanics
of our city bus bike racks, and as the driver was out assisting the
new commuter we decided to pull up and watch & learn. You should
have seen the look of terror on the bus drivers face when he looked
up and saw our 93" wheelbase tandem. He quickly recovered and explained
that our bike will not fit on the rack. We all had a good chuckle as I
explained that I just wanted to learn how the racks work.

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Old 09-20-08, 01:04 AM   #2
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You should have insisted that it is a bike and the bus company advertise that the have bike racks on the buses.
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Old 09-20-08, 10:55 PM   #3
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I have this issue on the buses in Albuquerque. My K2 is a crank-forward design and so has an extended wheelbase. There is only one rack on the bus it will fit in, and I often have to ask others to switch racks with me.
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