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Old 08-08-01, 06:30 PM
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Speedy Gonzales

Ok. Time to go to the airport to pick up 19 year-old militant () daughter.

"Concourse D" (almost two miles of wonderful, air-conditioned, carpeted walking to Gate 4...then again, I can only guess at the distance.)

We have an indoor subway for the normal travellers. For the others, there is a George-Jetson-type moving sidewalk most of the trip.

For me, the societal reject, there is only one option: walk!

Man, what a blast. The only time I wasn't blowing by people was when I was walking alongside them as they took the moving sidewalk.

Look, dudes and dudettes, no disrespect. But I am comfortable with high cadence and that aerobic rush! You have your fun flying past me on the freeways. So this is your payback.

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Old 08-08-01, 07:44 PM
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LOL I wonder how many mph you could attain on one of those lazyboy sidewalks on your bike!! Cool picture in your head aint it?
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Oh, man, I just saw m'self riding down the carpet at 22 mph!

See Pete. See Pete ride.

Who is that? That is Mr. Security. Hi, Mr. Security! My name is Pete...

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Hey, Pete, I know that corridor, too! I prefer to walk it also. However, if the slidewalk is empty enough, I jump on it AND high-cadence walk. Talk about a rush! I just have to remember to slow down toward then end or I get catapulted off the thing. When the slidewalk is crowded, which is most of the time, it is fun to pass the people who are sliding.
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Pete,

How was the ride home?

Daughter on the handle bars, suit case on the rack?
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Originally posted by Greg
Pete,

How was the ride home?

Daughter on the handle bars, suit case on the rack?
Of course!

We love to draft semis at 70 mph on the freeway! What a blast!
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