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Old 07-10-13, 09:27 AM
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Short Slide Show/Video from Yesterday's Ride

Nice ride yesterday with some interesting people watching, blackberry picking, etc. It included a tall bike, and some suspicious activity in the parking lot of the grocery store.

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Old 07-10-13, 09:42 AM
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Ah, the sights we see. Just a few days ago, on a short lap around the state park outside of town, I saw a Ford model A in very good condition, with four older men, also in very good condition. The car was festooned with various junk items lashed to the outside, the type of items one might see outside discarded on someones yard. The very first impression was of the Beverley Hillbillies family jalopy. There was a faded life preserver, maybe a broken lobster trap, (this is New England after all), what looked to be, possibly, a cast iron skilled hanging from a rear bumper, and other similar looking debris. I half expected to see Grandma Klampett hanging out the door shaking a fist at the world. This was on July 4.
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Nice piano playing. And how the heck do you start and stop on a bike that tall??
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Nice vid.

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nice piano playing. And how the heck do you start and stop on a bike that tall??
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Blackberries?-In July? September and possibly late August is the time for them over here. But you can see the reason for the tall bike. The best Blackberries are just a bit too high to reach.
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And how the heck do you start and stop on a bike that tall??
It was quite remarkable. This girl was just riding a few blocks to the store to pick up some supplies, and it seemed to her the most normal thing in the world to ride a bike like that.

I saw her get off, and she unstraddled the saddle, stood on the top tube, then jumped off.
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Blackberries?-In July? September and possibly late August is the time for them over here.
I thought the same thing. I learned (only last week, after 14 years living here), that there are two varieties. The local variety that ripens in early July, and the non-native variety that ripens in September.

This early variety is smaller and tastes a bit better.
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Nice video. Enjoyed it.
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On a tall bike and she didn't have a helmet

At least she wasn't topless.

Nice video. Perfect length.
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