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post #1 of 6 Old 05-17-2007, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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Bicycling too dangerous...

I rode my bicycle to a motorcycle shop and talked to the Owner. He tries to make a point saying cycling is too dangerous and I should get a new motorcycle and leathers. The timing could not have been better, because then his mechanic rolls by on a motorcycle wearing a tshirt, tennis shoes, and no gloves. So I ask him how his workman's comp insurance claims are with employees setting such a bad example. He was very embarrassed and is going to hold a shop safety meeting!

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I rode my bicycle to a motorcycle shop and talked to the Owner.
Tryin to trade??

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Tryin to trade??
They are such a motivated Dealer they will accept anything in trade!

Earlier I overheard a couple overweight and lonely Salesmen commenting they wouldn't cycle. For me the essence of two wheels motion doesn't need a motor. Now combined with the later Owner's comment, they all seemed closed minded on the defensive.

You can pickup a decent bicycle for cheap and have lots of fun riding and losing baby fat.

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post #5 of 6 Old 05-18-2007, 11:21 AM
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Dig a bit deeper and you'll find a lot of crossover for either bikes or motorcyles at good dealers. I know so many motorcycle parts suppliers that are rabid about bikes I've run up so many contra trades I'm in their software as a customer. I've also hooked up the owner and his wife along with some of the mechanics at the dealership with bicyles.

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post #6 of 6 Old 05-19-2007, 03:20 PM
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You hooked up with the owner ane his wife and some mechanics?

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