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Cycling an up and coming conversation topic everywhere...

Postby mhara » 28 Oct 2007, 7:49am

Didn't expect this to be going on outside school gates. And I know we never indulge in innuendo on this MB, so it might be difficult for you to voice an opinion, but does this item
http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/women/families/article2715086.ece?token=null&offset=12
in yesterday's Times make cycling look more attractive, or less attractive?

Here's a quote from the article -
“Well, bicycle seat is a reference to some injury sustained while having sex, you’re obviously suggesting that you meet up again at your favourite rendezvous in Kilburn,” he says.

“That is so ridiculous,” I say.


School gate? Educated me, I must say!

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Postby gaz » 28 Oct 2007, 9:20pm

I do the school run by bike.

Clearly I'll need to be careful how I describe my aches and pains in front of the Times readers.

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Postby meic » 28 Oct 2007, 11:57pm

The article tells you nothing about cyclists/cycling. It does however say something about the Times and its readers which isnt very complementary.

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Postby mhara » 29 Oct 2007, 6:25am

meic wrote:The article tells you nothing about cyclists/cycling. It does however say something about the Times and its readers which isnt very complementary.


At which point I hastily say I do not count myself a Times reader - I occasionally use Google News to pick up anything on cycling / bicycles in the UK and it's quite interesting what you find (like this odd article) - the downside is lots of news about people being run over. :(

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Postby 2Tubs » 30 Oct 2007, 12:15pm

I'm a Guardian Reader.

But as a short story, that ain't all that bad.

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Postby Mrs Tortoise » 30 Oct 2007, 8:02pm

As another Grauniad reader, I just take the moral high ground. :shock: I also don't move in Times reader's circles 'cos I've never heard the expression before.

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Postby Tandemist » 1 Nov 2007, 8:46pm

So anyone got the mobile number of Slummy Mummy ? :wink: