"I understand, man. I've been there. I think we've all seen the instantaneous transformation from surprise to fear to rage in a driver's eyes who didn't anticipate you being there on a bike. I know I've seethed at the…"
"Good god, what's wrong with you two? I got your back Adam, doesn't sound like you did anything to instigate the situation and just reacted with righteous indignation. Much worse things one could be accused of."
"Suede and I commuted homeward together lots of times. I can attest to the power of the John the Baptist spoke card. Safe travels indeed.
The bike is damn sweet too. And for that price, it's practically thievery. In the interests of full…"
"Best tailwind EVER! Apologies to all poor souls who had to ride south tonight, but on my ride home tonight I caught in my peripheral more than one driver glance over at me in surprise as I kept abreast of them...
BEST. TAILWIND. EVER."
"Too bad we're closed on Wednesdays in the offseason, but if you still need a rear light, we've got both lights at RVB.
Funnily enough, I've got both the Knog Blinder and Serfas T-bolt rear lights. Crazy bright and I really like the…"
"Just catching up with this thread. Wow. I'm with you, liter; our friend Tom D should really just excuse himself from the conversation. Or at the very least withhold from making sweeping pronouncements over an industry with which he has little…"
"But life lessons and friends aside do you really think you are fairly compensated for your work when you consider the knowledge and skill you have? Friendship and good feeling is great but it doesn't pay the rent or buy a new bike.…"
"DUG, with all due respect, please don't assume that you speak for every last person working in a shop. Because you don't speak for me.
I like walking into a bike shop everyday. Furthermore, I really like walking into my…"
"DeSica! Very clever! Perhaps I can recommend Tran Anh Hung's 'Cyclo' in reply? It's as dark and violent and beautiful, sometimes all at once, and one of my favorite actors, Tong Leung Chiu Wai is in it too."
"Well, I'd rather be a ridiculous joker than a dour humorless prick. I'm speaking in generalities, of course - since we've never met, Davis, I would never judge you like that. So tell ya wut, my man, instead of sniping at each other on…"