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The best way for you to save energy? Ride a Bike!

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Old September 15th 09, 03:00 PM posted to alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent,rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.soc,uk.rec.cycling,rec.bicycles.tech
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Default The best way for you to save energy? Ride a Bike!

On Sep 13, 6:13*pm, Luddite Wacko wrote:
ComandanteBanana *wrote:
} On Sep 9, 11:27=A0am, Neil Brooks wrote:
} On Sep 9, 9:20=A0am, ComandanteBanana did
} nothing but preach among the converted....
} [big snip. =A0Nothing lost in the process ;-)]
} Exactly, every major religion out there preaches to the converted, as
} most unconverted ones won't lend them an ear.

Nonetheless, how ever valid or inaccurate CB,s data may be, it serves as
ammuntion for the choir to use whilst attempting to convert the unwashed
masses. I suspect a good many readers of these groups are casual or
recreational cyclists who have not given this idea serious consideration,
while the bretheren simply live simply without really looking at the

You are Wacko, man.

But you got a point there... This may be used by the Unwashed Masses
against the Dirty Rich who deny them a place to ride a proletarian
vehicle. And also a sexy lover...

"What began as a proletarian vehicle (cheap transport for folks who
couldn't afford a car) has turned into an expensive, deliberate body
metaphor. The car may be your wife/husband, but the bike is your Fatal
Lover, and there's no way around that: if it weren't true, there would
be no market for it."


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