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Old 10-17-20, 05:50 PM
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Things spotted in the bike shop...

So this guy made an appearance in the basement bike shop last night. I guess he was looking for a warm place to hide for the winter.
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Old 10-17-20, 05:53 PM
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Is that a Diamondback bike?
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Insert joke about Snakebite Flat here:.............................................
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Tastes just like chicken.
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does that bike rattle at all
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that tire hissing?
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I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?
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Old 10-17-20, 08:29 PM
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when you hear ssssss on your bike but your tires are fine
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Would make for a short test ride hanging out in that spot
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Old 10-17-20, 09:49 PM
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Some of my friends collect snakes and tarantulas. Pretty sure this is how their collections started.
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I knew it would open up all the puns. Needless to say, but he was removed before the test ride. Glad he “spoke” up before I left....
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Old 10-18-20, 02:34 AM
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I’ve heard of gatorskins, but snakeskins?
Must be a Schwalbe tire, they have Snakeskins (refers to the thickness/density of the sidewall)
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"If buy from our store, and we'll throw in random freebiesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss"
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Old 10-18-20, 05:21 AM
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Originally Posted by brandenjs View Post
So this guy made an appearance in the basement bike shop last night. I guess he was looking for a warm place to hide for the winter.
"If you ride this bicycle, you shall not surely die! It's got lawyer lips on the forks! Ha ha ha, I love that one!"
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Old 10-18-20, 07:59 AM
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Common garter snake, not poisonous. Keep it around to get rid of the small pests that come in during winter.
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Old 10-18-20, 08:17 AM
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Common garter snake, not poisonous. Keep it around to get rid of the small pests that come in during winter.

Funniest show and tell experience I ever had was in first grade when one kid brought a garter snake and another brought a small frog. The frog was able to get away, but everyone was amazed at how fast the garter snake was. It was a very close call for the frog, and kids were screaming.
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Old 10-18-20, 09:38 AM
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Common garter snake, not poisonous. Keep it around to get rid of the small pests that come in during winter.
Yes, very good to keep around. We also have a pretty good population of black rat snakes around the property. They are not quite as tiny as this one. I've spotted a couple over 6' long. As long as we don't surprise each other we get along just fine.
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Originally Posted by canklecat View Post
Some of my friends collect snakes and tarantulas. Pretty sure this is how their collections started.
R+1 ? R = Reptile?
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"If buy from our store, and we'll throw in random freebiesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss"
Kinda like when the furniture store has the deals of "Buy out super cheaply made price to real leather yet faux leather sofa & receive this totally reliable BSO FREE[!] NOW!
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Ekkk I hate small fast moving snakes but I love the big slow moving ones better

I love my brother’s ball Python but the little garter snake kinda freaks me out
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So this guy made an appearance in the basement bike shop last night. I guess he was looking for a warm place to hide for the winter.
Oh great, another cyclist who refuses to wave.
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Oh great, another cyclist who refuses to wave.

Look, ma, no hands!
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Better a garter snake in the garage than a copperhead in the den.

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aww krapp, snake eyes
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better a garter snake in the garage than a copperhead in the den.

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