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Old 04-23-07, 08:25 PM
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So I am bebopping through Olympia in my Scion when very bright yellow shirt catches my attention. Well low and behold is a cyclist in a bright yellow shirt and lycra, in front of Starbucks, feet propped up, glasses on, and coffee in hand. I just had to chuckle. He was the ultimate picture of relaxation!
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Old 04-23-07, 08:26 PM
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And I was sure this thread was about me.

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I was in Olympia today. With a bike. At a Starbucks. Wearing lycra. Feet propped up. Glasses on. Coffee in hand.

I didn't notice any Scions though. What's a Scion?

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You weren't in San Diego this weekend, were you?
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yeah, i thought you saw me this weekend & started a thread about it.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
...What's a Scion?
Typo...


This is of the raisin variety.

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Well if it was you RAD it would have been impressive for you to get back to Wilsonville so fast! and by the way, what kind of bike were you riding?

Scion=little car made by toyota
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This is a scion, they're "customizable from the factory" vehicles. from what I understand.
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Scion=little car made by toyota
aka: Toyota Bb
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How is that posuer? Some guy went riding and wanted a 500 calorie coffee drink after he finished and before he got home. Sounds pretty typical to me.
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I think Cuski needs some Starbucks right about now
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So all the cool kids "bebop" in Scions now?



Who'd a thought...
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I think Cuski needs some Starbucks right about now
LOL, thanks, but I already filled my Poseur Quota for this week.
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So all the cool kids "bebop" in Scions now?



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Nah, just the poseur, n00b wannabees.
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I didn't notice any Scions though. What's a Scion?
Scion is a brand of bread for midgets. At least I think that's what those little panel trucks deliver.
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He was resting during a bike ride. You were stuck driving an ugly as heck car. Who's the poseur?
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Odd, I was also in Olympia. Not to ride though. I had to drive all the way down there, just to get my wife a Glace frozen yogurt from the All-American yogurt at the Westfield mall. What men won't do for their wives.
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So I am bebopping through Olympia in my Scion ...
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While you're watching yellow jersey guy at Starbucks, don't run over that old man on the blue Torelli!
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So I am bebopping through Olympia in my Scion when very bright yellow shirt catches my attention. Well low and behold is a cyclist in a bright yellow shirt and lycra, in front of Starbucks, feet propped up, glasses on, and coffee in hand. I just had to chuckle. He was the ultimate picture of relaxation!
You just described me on any sunny Saturday.
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Originally Posted by 55/Rad
I didn't notice any Scions though. What's a Scion?
Being seen in a Scion is worse than being seen as a

Originally Posted by cohophysh
cyclist in a bright yellow shirt and lycra, in front of Starbucks, feet propped up, glasses on, and coffee in hand.
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Wow I lose on both counts, I drive a Scion bread van and ride my bike to the local coffee shop just to be a stunna
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Should I not be wearing yellow?
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