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Old 06-27-13, 10:59 PM
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Any bike messengers up in this piece?

me:

1 1/2 years, toronto, fixed khs flite 100

you: ?
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Old 06-28-13, 09:50 AM
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The pigeons in my area took all the messenger jobs...
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My daughter is a bike messenger (probbaly will quit at the end of the summer though, two years was long enough). However, she tends to stay out of forums. If she has a questoin she asks me to ask it in the forum even though she may read the replies.

The being said, she has a particular dislike of forums, like this one, that have "women's gettos."

But, yes she is a bike messenger and has been for about a year and a half (started in the winter and rode through a second winter; so, yes, about a year and a half).
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Old 06-30-13, 01:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Robert C View Post
The being said, she has a particular dislike of forums, like this one, that have "women's gettos."
This forum has a "women's ghetto"? Where?
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Old 06-30-13, 03:07 AM
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This forum has a "women's ghetto"? Where?
I have no idea where, I can't see it.

As I said, she really dosen't like forums and asks me to ask most of her questions for her; she will then read the responses. A few years ago, in this forum I asked some question for her (I think it had something to do with bike fit; but I really don't remember) and the response was, essentially, she needed to log in and get permission to enter the womens forum. Then after getting permission to enter the womens forum, she needed to ask her questoin there.

She askd me if I could ask the question there for her. I pointed out that I couldn't. That was it for this forum in her mind. I know she sometimes reads th etouring fourm; but other than that she is entirely inactive here. I recall that she was very put outt hat her questoin wasn't worthy of discussion in public. Yes, I tried to point out the reasons for a womens forum; I am aware of many of them. I am not trying to debate the value of a womens forum, only that my daughter, who lives carfree, works as a bike messenger, and bicycle tours, has written off this entire board due to the impression she was given that women, and their questions belonged in, as she put it, the, "womens getto."

I think more than by the presence of a womens subforum, she was actually more annoyed that I couldn't post her question for her.

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Old 06-30-13, 03:58 AM
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Well, I'm a woman, and I can assure you that there are no "women's ghettos" here.

And to my knowledge there are no reasons why you can't post questions for your daughter. Perhaps someone was having you on?



As for bike messengers ... I suspect they're a bit of a dying breed, what with internet and all.

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Old 07-09-13, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Robert C View Post
My daughter is a bike messenger...

what city?
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