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Open letter from a Dutch Bike riding lady to all Road Cyclists

Old 09-11-12, 11:00 AM
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Open letter from a Dutch Bike riding lady to all Road Cyclists

If you absolutely MUST make fun of my upright position at a group ride, please use the proper form (i.e. singing or humming the Wizard of Oz song). Do not say that "that lady needs a magic wand," as those are a popular brand of vibrator. Thank you.
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Somebody in New York city I guess?
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Originally Posted by janinedm View Post
If you absolutely MUST make fun of my upright position at a group ride, please use the proper form (i.e. singing or humming the Wizard of Oz song). Do not say that "that lady needs a magic wand," as those are a popular brand of vibrator. Thank you.
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Muhahahahahaha!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by janinedm View Post
If you absolutely MUST make fun of my upright position at a group ride, please use the proper form (i.e. singing or humming the Wizard of Oz song). Do not say that "that lady needs a magic wand," as those are a popular brand of vibrator. Thank you.
could you elaborate lady? Personal Experience or a consumer reports article you were reading?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=...4&feature=fvwp

She wouldn't last long in our group rides...
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I think the OP was really pcad in disguise.
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Originally Posted by janinedm View Post
If you absolutely MUST make fun of my upright position at a group ride, please use the proper form (i.e. singing or humming the Wizard of Oz song). Do not say that "that lady needs a magic wand," as those are a popular brand of vibrator. Thank you.
Gee, I think I'm glad I learned on BF that there are "popular" brands of vibrators.

I think.

Really, I do.

Maybe.









Umm, who the hell am I kidding?
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Originally Posted by rangerdavid View Post
I think the OP was really pcad in disguise.
Umm, not quite the same issues with the private parts, though.
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Originally Posted by janinedm View Post
If you absolutely MUST make fun of my upright position at a group ride, please use the proper form (i.e. singing or humming the Wizard of Oz song). Do not say that "that lady needs a magic wand," as those are a popular brand of vibrator. Thank you.
^ Botto sock puppet?
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Originally Posted by janinedm View Post
If you absolutely MUST make fun of my upright position at a group ride, please use the proper form (i.e. singing or humming the Wizard of Oz song). Do not say that "that lady needs a magic wand," as those are a popular brand of vibrator. Thank you.

Maybe the group thought that you could really use an orgasm or two?!?!
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i think a magic wand would help release some of that pent up sexual frustration.
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Originally Posted by tagaproject6 View Post

Maybe the group thought that you could really use an orgasm or two?!?!
Perhaps it was a failed flirting attempt, and the 'magic wand' referred to something a little more...uh, organic.
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Sic your flying monkeys on them next time.
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I emailed this thread to an ex girlfriend. She wrote back "I want a magic wand."
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I can't wait until we get a response!
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I see. Or not.

A photo would help.
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Maybe you just have a nasty complexion and warts...
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For its popularity, it appears dangerous for that application.

https://www.thinkgeek.com/product/cf9b/
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This might have been the most useful and informative post in the 41 today.
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Pics of your oma bike please
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Happened Sunday at the New York Century as I was preparing to leave with the 35 mile group. I'm not really a morning person, understand., and I heard this dude saying this as I was walking my bike over to the start and was just about to be all "How dare you sir!?" and "Sexism!!!" when I got that he was talking about the bike. I should also add that I arrived at the start by way of Harlem, so I had already heard enough commentary, thank you very much.

So no, I'm not calling any BF members out. Frankly, y'all seem a helpful bunch. I've been coming here for a while as your roadie tips have helped me better pilot my tank. I just know that it's funny looking to some (whatever, I'm comfortable) and I wanted to pay it forward with some tips on the most charming way to make fun.

Most road cyclists pass me handily. As they should, really. My saddle weighs 4 pounds.
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