Teenage cyclists

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by vbc, 16 Sep 2007.

  1. vbc

    vbc Guest

    Don't you just love 'em.

    Saw one today on his Halfrods MB, riding on the pavement, texting a mate and drinking a can of lager at the same time.

    He'll get an A grade GCSE for that.
  2. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
    I love 'teenage cyclists' ;)

    My particular teenager is out on his road bike every day doing a spot of training and then time trials most weekends. He did a hilly TT at the weekend despite a nasty swollen hip, road rash on his shoulder, leg & back, and deep, weeping road rash on his elbow just at the point where his arm rests on the tribars, and generally being in pain from being effectively taken out by a lorry the previous week, which did not give him room on the road and did not stop to see if said teenager was okay.

    And he doesn't jump red lights & he doesn't cycle on the pavement.

    Some teenagers are rather pleasant sorts, with a bit of determination & grit about them (and possibly grit still in them from lasy week...) ;)
  3. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    ;) pmsl....we have one of those in my street....just waiting for the CRASSSHHHHHHHH
  4. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    Glass if wine for Waffs over there (to calm her down ;))

  5. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
    Glass of wine would be gratefully received! I'm shattered after a hectic weekend, but can't settle to get off to sleep - so a nice chilled glass of say Orvieto Classico would do nicely (not a 'great' wine, but I like it) thank you ;)
  6. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    In general I am all for cyclists of all types, but I can't help wishing for the day when one knocks me over as I go through my gate, cos I'm gonna kill 'em.
  7. col

    col Veteran

  8. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    we need to know...
  9. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    Will you provide him with any unsolicited advice ;);)
  10. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

  11. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
  12. johnr

    johnr Über Member

    Glad to see the boy's back on bike. My granddaughters - 3 and 4 - fell under their wicked uncle's influence and now delight in cycling round the yard, no hands and eyes closed!
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