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#1 2007-01-05 17:14:06

WiZaRd
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Can You?

Can you ride a BiCycle?


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#2 2007-01-05 21:04:39

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To be honest I didn't actually know how to ride one until about a month ago. I used to be too afraid as a young kid. But now that I'm older I picked it up in two days and now it's fun to go for rides.

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#3 2007-01-05 21:26:39

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Yes. I learned in Pakistan. By being pushed round and round in circles. Then someone said "no one is pushing you any more" ... and I was riding. 6 crashes later I was riding pretty well smile


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#4 2007-01-06 00:43:19

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Would you believe i have never crashed from the BiCycle!
But I had two Road accidents while riding!


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#5 2007-01-06 03:17:57

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I've never crashed either, perhaps because I haven't ridden long enough. But don't worry, I'm bound to crash some time in the future.

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#6 2007-01-06 05:20:47

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You're probably all going to laugh, but I can't ride a bike.

But I can rollerskate/blade, and I'm still learning the skateboard.

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#7 2007-01-06 11:00:57

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I was riding my bike towards the end of one winter some 5 years ago.  It has snowed a couple of days ago, but the streets were perfectly clear thanks to the snow plows.  So I was riding towards my house, and just for the heck of it, I wanted to see how fast I could get my bike going.  Putting all my effort into pedaling, I wasn't paying attention to what was ahead.

Little did I know, that the snow plow did not in fact do the entire street.  It had stopped short towards the end of my street where my house is.  So I look up, and I realize that I am now riding on a sheet of ice going somewhere close to 20 miles per hour, and there is a curb about 30 meters in front of me.

I slammed on the breaks, and turned the bike 90 degrees and rode it while it was sliding along the ground.  The tires hit the curb, which airlifted myself and the bike.  Luckily, my impact was softened by a bush.  Also, from the slide, my pants were packed with snow.  A most unpleasant feeling.  But I was not hurt.

Then there was another time in the spring, I was riding my bike.  I knew my shoelace was untied, but didn't think much of it.  The shoe lace got caught in the front tire spokes and the tire immediately stopped spinning.  However, the back tire, because of momentum, kept going forward.  The end result was my bike doing a flip with me in it.  My chin hit the ground, then the bike came crashing on me.  Again, only a few scratches and nothing major.

Did I tell you guys about the time when my face got run over by a truck?


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#8 2007-01-24 03:05:06

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Last time i rode a bike a jumped off a brick wall at my friends' house I flipped landed on my helmet and it broke. Now I have to go buy a new helmet. rolleyes


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#9 2007-01-24 06:09:41

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Ricky wrote:

Did I tell you guys about the time when my face got run over by a truck?

Was that in the same turn as you did your first accidental magic?

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#10 2007-01-24 07:36:06

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nope i cant ride one dont have one and i dont want one lmao. im perfectly fine with walking


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#11 2007-01-24 09:48:45

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Skateboarding's faster than walking, that's for sure.

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#12 2007-01-24 19:45:29

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Re: Can You?

Skating




I Love it!


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#13 2007-01-24 20:08:41

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For some reason I always get a headache after riding, perhaps it has something to do with the wind hitting my head at high speeds sad

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#14 2007-01-26 17:43:39

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I can, actually it is my transmission tool.

I can still remember the first time when I ride one without Dad holding it sideway I eventually crashed onto a car! Bang!

Seriously, you should have someone on your side to hold the bike straight for first several trials.


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#15 2007-01-27 20:15:49

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Same with rollerblading actually. It depends on the balancing skill of the user.

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#16 2007-02-03 07:34:19

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I'm terrified of bikes! I can skateboard and roller blake but I'm scare of riding a bike!


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#17 2007-02-03 12:33:46

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Yeah, but once you get good at it it's so much fun and you wish you always knew how to ride a bike.

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