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Old 11-12-18, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by mtbikerinpa View Post
One tried to take my shoe too... At least it was an armored mtb shoe.
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Old 11-12-18, 02:43 PM
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On the encouragement side, I had a guy in a pickup truck shout "We're goin' 25!" while on a nice flat road. I assume that was a complement given my local community's surprising positivity toward cyclists.
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Old 11-12-18, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by rgconner View Post
"nice, a??"

Commas. Gotta hate 'em.
Originally Posted by Bmach View Post
I had a couple of girls in a convertible yell out “nice ass” As I was standing going up a hill in a beach town.
After a huge snowstorm a couple of kids yelled out of their car," Get on the sidewalk." The sidewalk was covered with what was scraped off the road.
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Old 11-12-18, 03:05 PM
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After my kids got too big to ride in one, I used my kiddie trailer to haul stuff. Once I was hauling about 120 pounds of belgian blocks, and on that one ride, I got TWO people separately yelling out to me, "Hey yo where your kids at!" I was going up a slight hill, and with that weight, it made it hard, so I wasn't able to respond, unfortunately. What would I have said? The belgian blocks were invisible in the trailer.
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Old 11-12-18, 03:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
I had a pickup truck slowly pass me on a rolling country road in twilight. The passenger said, "on your left" as they passed.
Hahaha that's good.
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Old 11-12-18, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Bmach View Post
I had a couple of girls in a convertible yell out “nice ass” As I was standing going up a hill in a beach town.
No funny heckling buta long time ago, my training partner for the day got a tap on the butt by a gal in a passing car.
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Old 11-12-18, 06:13 PM
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Once, while slowly riding past a small playground I overheard a young girl whisper to her mother, "Did you see what he's wearing?" as I was riding by.
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Old 11-12-18, 08:15 PM
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Many years ago about 2:30AM in Baltimore biking home from the bar going downhill at an underpass saw county police on the other side of underpass, yelled out as I passed "how fast?" they yelled back "37"
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Old 11-14-18, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Tamiya View Post
Chatted to some VP of DuPont who was holidaying downunder.

He offered to pay me NOT to wear Lycra
My wife was the funny commenter when she saw me in my cycle shorts and jersey. "That's a butt-glove!, you aren't hiding nothing in those!"

I had a stalker at the 7/11 by work where I'd grab morning coffee after my 40 miler that started my day.... She was about 50, I was around 35 years old at the time and I think she was sausage shopping through my cycle shorts every morning. That was a bit creepy. Her eyes would follow me through the store from entry to exit.
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Old 11-15-18, 12:01 AM
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Never anything funny, unfortunately. Philadelphia isn't known for having exceptionally kind or humorous citizens, and it only gets worse as you travel into the suburbs...
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Old 11-15-18, 07:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Davednconfused View Post
Never anything funny, unfortunately. Philadelphia isn't known for having exceptionally kind or humorous citizens, and it only gets worse as you travel into the suburbs...

When I ride in the Boston area (on weekends), I find that the drivers in the city are pretty good about bicyclists but that it gets worse as you go further and further out in the suburbs. I think some of those people drive to their mailbox, LOL.
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Old 11-15-18, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by ClammyChamois View Post
My wife was the funny commenter...
Aw yes, that reminded me about when I started shaving my legs. My wife suggested it so that I would not look like a "Sasquatch in spandex." Now, married 33 years and she still digs my shaved legs!!!
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Old 11-15-18, 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by ClammyChamois View Post
I had a stalker at the 7/11 by work where I'd grab morning coffee after my 40 miler that started my day.... She was about 50, I was around 35 years old at the time and I think she was sausage shopping through my cycle shorts every morning. That was a bit creepy. Her eyes would follow me through the store from entry to exit.
come work at a home improvement big box store ... they don't call it the "man-mall" for nuthin' ... ;-) btw, age has no limits, we get'm all ages, shapes & sizes! woohoo!
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Old 11-16-18, 06:34 PM
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Out cycling one evening with one of the regulars who much the same as me is mid 50's carrying a spare tyre or two ... and unfortunately I don't mean for the bike ... both of us completely useless in terms of any sort of 1st aid knowledge and potentially classic heart attack material when you start hard ish excercise having done nothing for way too many years.

Another friend Sean who was a medic in The Services for many years and had done 3 tours of duty and since leaving the services had been working as a paramedic came out with us for the 1st time.

We were at our meeting point when we bumped into the wife of another well know friend between us who was very chatty and interested in how we'd started cycling regularly, great to see you out exercising regularly ... and maybe her hubby should come out with us as well (got the impression .... thinking maybe he should do more to try and avoid the potential heart attack).

She suddenly turned round and said ... if either of you 2 have a heart attack ... you've stand a pretty good chance with him there (pointing at the paramedic) ... but Sean mate if it happens to be you ... with these 2 looking after you you're totally F***d

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Old 11-21-18, 02:01 AM
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A couple of teenage boys were watching me struggle up a slight hill; they advised me to "get off and milk it".
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Old 11-21-18, 11:14 AM
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Two years ago I was riding through a parking lot. An empty parking lot of an office park about an hour after the business day ended.

Some lady getting into the only car there yelled "You kids need to stop riding through here. It's not a playground for you kids!"

I yelled back "I'm 38 and I sell insurance!"

But I appreciated being called a kid.
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Old 11-21-18, 11:15 AM
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Another time I'm stopped at a red light and the guy next to me in a car says "Do you ride that bike on the road?"

I looked down at the road under me then looked up with a surprised look on my face and said "Well apparently!"
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Old 11-21-18, 10:04 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
while climbing a long hill on my commute home a car load of girls shouted "woohoo, keep going, you can do it!" gave me a smile & chuckle
My story is similar, except it was a bag lady, and as I spun up the hill, breathing hard, as I passed her she said, "Good for you." I was a little insulted.

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