I'm riding through Cairo tomorrow!

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by sgtjiggy, 19 Aug 2012.

  1. sgtjiggy

    sgtjiggy Active Member

    I'm so stoked! I will be pedaling through Cairo tomorrow. I hope its not terribly hot. Will give an update tomorrow during my trek!

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  2. palinurus

    palinurus Guru

    Looking forward to that report. Are you touring or are you trying to popularize extreme commuting?
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  3. 4F

    4F Active member of Helmets Are Sh*t Lobby

    I assume you mean the one in Illinois ?
  4. OP

    sgtjiggy Active Member

    Nice call 4F, but about 600 miles to the west. Cairo, Nebraska. Small town with a population of about 790. Took 3 minutes to ride through.


    Funny thing, around here they pronounce it "care-oh". Odd because the streets are named after Egyptian things and places, Mecca, Nubia, Alexandria etc.

    The ride was nice 49 degrees, light fog and no wind at all.

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  5. Pat "5mph"

    Pat "5mph" A kilogrammicaly challenged woman Moderator

    Ah, I thought you meant the Cairo in Egypt: was looking forward to the report, I've been there - not on the bike.
  6. OP

    sgtjiggy Active Member

    I was just fooling around Pat, mislead you on purpose just to get a laugh. If Egypt and the middle east weren't in such turmoil I'd love to visit. I spent three years in West Germany (was there when the wall came down) and loved it. I travelled all over europe and really miss it. I want to travel to the Isle of Man some day and watch the tt as I am an avid motorcyclist as well. Well, I've carried on long enough. When I ride through another worldly named town in Nebraska I'll be sure to let everyone know! LOL!

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  7. Globalti

    Globalti Legendary Member

    I went to Cairo (Egypt) once for 36 hours and hated it; it was a filthy noisy place full of traffic. Even Damascus was better.
  8. jay clock

    jay clock Massive member

    Hampshire UK
    I went for 3 days on business and loved it. Super friendly people
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