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do we need a word for that thing we do?

Old 04-19-08, 05:35 PM
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do we need a word for that thing we do?

"Back pedaling", "Leg braking", "Slowing down with your legs".

I think this pedal resisting thing needs some kind of new term.
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Old 04-19-08, 05:40 PM
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frainteeling.

edit: possibly galgalorping.
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Old 04-19-08, 05:46 PM
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Chondromalacia induction
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im still trying to think of a new catchall phrase instead of "cool" which has been 20 years outdated =/
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https://watchout4snakes.com/creativit...mWordPlus.aspx

have fun. just grab something obscure.

edit: my vote is for "goster"
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Old 04-19-08, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by homEsick View Post
im still trying to think of a new catchall phrase instead of "cool" which has been 20 years outdated =/
...which means it must be time to bring it back. Cool.
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Originally Posted by tbrtbx View Post
"Back pedaling", "Leg braking", "Slowing down with your legs".

I think this pedal resisting thing needs some kind of new term.
Skid-saluting.
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Old 04-19-08, 11:50 PM
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reverse power mash
 
Old 04-20-08, 01:24 AM
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skreet skratchin'
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Originally Posted by I_luv_hooters View Post
reverse power mash
Gets my vote
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skid stopping.
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Originally Posted by lattanzio View Post
Chondromalacia induction
i just looked it up and haha
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Old 04-20-08, 09:19 AM
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Chondromalacia Inductive Reverse Powermash

or Chondromalaciac Reverse Power Mash

I just though I'd combine two and see how it looked.
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Old 04-20-08, 09:38 AM
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Right now I'm trying to think of a name that expresses how much I actually dislike doing it. One that distills the essence of the unpleasant feeling I get from it.

Muscular Dry Heaving comes to mind.
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Old 04-20-08, 10:18 AM
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When i am decending at high speeds to a red light i usually reverse power mash my bike to a full stop.
 
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