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Old 10-12-11, 04:16 PM
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Air Hankey. This describes the action of a cyclist who efficiently uses air current to blow his or her nose into the air and away from the body. Generally, the nostril is pointed back and to the left or right, depending on the obstruction. A move that must be practiced to be perfected, the veteran can remarkably leave no trace on clothes or hand, and can adroitly direct the flow up and into the path of close following cars. (See Also Snot Rocket).
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B is for bike, of course Those steeds that we propel through the chaos
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C is for cager, our eternal nemesis!
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C is chain, used to transmit power from the legs to the rear wheel and lube to the right pants leg.
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D is for damage that you do to the cars of ******* drivers
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D is for the dangers on the streets that we must be aware of.
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E is for EXHILARATION, as the wind blows across our face as we swoop down the lane quietly under our own power astride the two wheels of freedom.
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F is for Fred. What we all aspire to be.
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G is for Granny Gears, those which are reserved for the steepest of hills or for the weakest of wills.
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C is chain, used to transmit power from the legs to the rear wheel and lube to the right pants leg.
You wear pants with legs long enough to get lube on?
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H is for HTFU you wussies.
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I is for insanity.

Because, people who don't bike commute think you're crazy.
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J is for jealous.

Because people who don't bike commute are jealous of all the fun we're having.
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K is for kindness, being able to stop and help someone with a flat tire.

(I thought "F" was for fenders... Yehuda Moon's cat)

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L is for lube, something I wish more of the people who live around me would use on their chain.
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"M" is for maneuverability and the survivalist mindset that cyclists must acquire, if they are to avoid road hazards and survive urban street craziness!

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M is for motor. Some might say a bike has no motor. I say you ARE the MOTOR.
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N is for no gas required.
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O is for opinion... everybody on the A&S forum has one (and most are more than willing to share it).
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P is for puddle, which may not be water.
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Q is for Quizzical, for the expressions you get when you show up on a bike.

Q is hard, ok...
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R is for running red lights!
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S is for sustainable transportation.
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T is for Tyres, all kinds of which I am very fond...
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U is for umbrella, something Chinese slow bike riders often have, to protect from either the rain or the shine!





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