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Are your legs so hot they cause accidents?

Old 06-17-04, 08:22 AM
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Are your legs so hot they cause accidents?

What the above said

PS Anyone ever witnessed an auto accident while they were riding (w/o being in it)?
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Old 06-17-04, 09:54 AM
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Actually I did one time. It was just a minor rear-end accident but it was still weird to see from the perspective of a bike. I'm just glad that I wasn't close enough to be a true part of it.
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Old 06-17-04, 10:17 AM
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Actually my legs might be, it's jjust the waist above them...

Saw a pretty hard rear-ender alot of years ago in Miami. Cars coming down from a bridge over Biscayne Bay were coming up to a red light pretty fast. Just as I said to my friend that someone wasn't going to stop in time...boom.

No injuries but a nice early 70s 350 Nova was totalled (that was the one that was hit).
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Old 06-17-04, 11:51 AM
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Ooops. Could someone move this thread to the regular road cycling forum?
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My best friend's nickname for me is "Legs".
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Well my legs are not hot enough but maybe hers...



do you get who she is?my have cause some trouble going up alp d´huez
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I've seen one very near miss while riding by an idiot who blew a red light.

That rider might make me have an accident on a bike or in a car...

Funny how threads deteriorate.
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do you get who she is
Could it be Miss Crow? They certainly are fine legs either way!

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I saw a car hit a rider during a triathlon last year and then drive off with a dangling rear bumper and about 20 triathletes in chase. The jackass didn't even stop. Made me feel sick.

Rider survived, but she was banged up with a broken bike and arm.

The driver turned himself in a few days later and he was prosecuted.
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