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How many of you bring your samurai swords on your rides?

Old 06-12-08, 07:47 PM
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How many of you bring your samurai swords on your rides?

Just sayin... U never know when a ninja might strike.
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Old 06-12-08, 07:48 PM
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Katana. You use a katana to fight off ninjas. Samurai swords are for samurai. I carry both for that reason
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Katana are samurai swords!

On my flat-bar commuter, I attach one into each end of the bike. This way, cars know not to buzz me, and pedestrians stay the f off the road.
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when i commute i carry a karambit occasionally. sort of a combo of brass knuckles and blade. closest thng to a samarai sword i can fit in a jersey pocket.
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Originally Posted by ShadowGray View Post
Katana are samurai swords!

On my flat-bar commuter, I attach one into each end of the bike. This way, cars know not to buzz me, and pedestrians stay the f off the road.
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Old 06-12-08, 07:57 PM
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Chinese throwing stars. My only problem is they keep slicing open my jersey pockets.
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Old 06-12-08, 07:59 PM
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I carry.

They are perfect for warding off zombies.....
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This is no joke. I also am a foil fencer. I have ridden my bike to fencing with my fencing bag (contents include pants, shoes, gloves, jacket, plastron, 3 foils, 3 body cords, two masks, two lames, some tools and spare parts) strapped to my back.
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It's not a samurai sword, I'm just happy to see you.
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Originally Posted by HigherGround View Post
It's not a samurai sword, I'm just happy to see you.


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Old 06-12-08, 08:39 PM
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Now we just need someone who rides to Kendo practice to post.
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Originally Posted by iain.dalton View Post
Now we just need someone who rides to Kendo practice to post.
At your service.... not to bad unless you are dragging your bogu around, then it is a pain in the ass. And definitely easier to do on a mamachari than a road bike.
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I have been thinking of trying to get this to attach to my kiddy trailer, now they have grown out of it.



I might need a 36 spoke hand built rear whel and a triple crankset though.

Think towing it would void my warranty on my carbon frame?
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Old 06-12-08, 08:51 PM
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why carry a samurai sword when it's way easier to carry a gun?
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No katana, but I sometimes carry a Swiss Army knife.
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Originally Posted by mollusk View Post
This is no joke. I also am a foil fencer. I have ridden my bike to fencing with my fencing bag (contents include pants, shoes, gloves, jacket, plastron, 3 foils, 3 body cords, two masks, two lames, some tools and spare parts) strapped to my back.
yes, too bad that foils are also worthless against ninja unless you happen to snap the tip off.

(ahem*, ahem*)
(former foilist also)
(epee sucks)
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For those of you that do ride with swords, how many have upgraded to ceramic blades?
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I don't like swords. They are dangerous.

I carry one with me when I go cycling.
Never know when you are going to run into a ninja.
WTF?
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kinda reminds me of this.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_RpbaUU7NI

swords will **** you up, mmmkay?
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Originally Posted by woodduck View Post
I have been thinking of trying to get this to attach to my kiddy trailer, now they have grown out of it.



I might need a 36 spoke hand built rear whel and a triple crankset though.

Think towing it would void my warranty on my carbon frame?
Not if you take it with you when you file the warranty claim. Would you say "no" to someone toting one of those?
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How about a carbon fiber dagger?

https://www.knifecountryusa.com/store...ade-knife.html

I googled it. Figured they existed, but never actually knew.
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How about a carbon fiber dagger?

https://www.knifecountryusa.com/store...ade-knife.html

I googled it. Figured they existed, but never actually knew.
Enjoy the friendly little "pat down" courtesy of airport security next time you travel.
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Enjoy the friendly little "pat down" courtesy of airport security next time you travel.
Yeah, hope I don't lose my CLEAR card for posting that
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My MAN!

surprised this hasn't gotten more comments made me literally lol .. obviously a cyclist too, nice legs and tan lines
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