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Old 02-02-09, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by StephenH View Post
"A kid yelled 'that's a stupid looking bike'"- Future roadie.
More likely a future couch potato driving an SUV.
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Old 02-02-09, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by megaman View Post
I get that from adults when they see my trike. Except very few even know what it's called.
Most often, I hear folks refer to mine as a 'reclining' bike.
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Old 02-02-09, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by LWB_guy View Post
Last year, I rode a homebuilt bent with underseat steering. Alongside the road, somebody asked me where my handlebars were. I yelled "I'm holding them." when I was actually thinking "They're in my hands, dumb-ass! Where'd ya think they were - at home in the garage?"
Man, I would have responded with "Handlebars! I knew they forgot to install something!"

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Old 02-03-09, 01:45 PM
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My all time favorite was when the 300 lb plus "lady" in the grocery store parking lot responded to her young son's question, "Mommy, What kind of bike is that?", pointing to my Tour Easy. "That's a lazy man's bike!!
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Old 02-05-09, 11:57 AM
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Originally Posted by rsbeach View Post
I invariably get the following reactions:

From kids 5-15: "Oh, wow! What a cool bike!!!!"

From seniors: "That looks really different - how comfortable is that?"

From 20-30 yo hardbodies: "Dude, I hope they shoot me before I get so bad I have to ride one of those things!" (To which I respond: "Call me, I'd like to help you out on that!")
Love this post When we can out ride them they will be more interested. Keep riding.
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