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    They Bike for Work

    Saw this pic of Google Street View cameras in Germany (NY Times, but article was unrelated) and thought it would be interesting to see other pedaling workers if you come across any.
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    How about:

    Police On Bikes

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    Police on bikes are actually a fairly common occurrence on the boardwalks in NJ, and I've even seen a few rolling through the state capital. As for whether or not I've felt more safe, well, that's up for debate.

    What I will say, is that in some shore towns, speed limit/cycling laws are very strictly enforced, with people getting pulled over for going 26 in a 25.

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    Rider needs a Top Hat-Helmet, Black Jersey with printed shirt front and tails and gray striped bike shorts or pants for cooler days. A black with gold pinstripe treatment and brass colored side lights would be nice too.

    Not quite ready for this ride yet, but then who ever is?

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    A street vendor in Indonesia.
    [From http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/20/wo...ater.html?_r=0, but article is unrelated.]
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    If you take "work" pretty loosely:

    Cops: Woman robs bank, makes getaway on waiting bicycle - Times Union

    Best part: "After leaving the store [actually a bank], she jumped on the back of a silver BMX bike, driven by a male, and headed east on Eastern Parkway." Finally, we are are equivalent to drivers.

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    my contribution today at work.

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    This story of a pedaling peddler also highlights one of the most common errors on MTBR....
    Police say teen stopped pedaling a bicycle was peddling drugs : News : ValleyCentral.com

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    don't have any pics but around here there are Hispanics who use basically either a ss mountain bike frame using coaster brakes or fixie with a big front basket with 2 front wheels to sell "treats" and they are most always yellow

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    On a recent trip to york I saw quite a few bicycle paramedics pedaling around the city, they even had blue flashing lights fitted

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    mispost-ignore

    apologies!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Schwinn_Frontier View Post
    don't have any pics but around here there are Hispanics who use basically either a ss mountain bike frame using coaster brakes or fixie with a big front basket with 2 front wheels to sell "treats" and they are most always yellow
    What???
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    I wonder about this: "It may also perhaps be of interest to note that the great majority of cyclists are practically teetotalers.” Maybe that is relative to regular infantry getting plastered as often and for as long as possible? Is so, then any judicious alcohol consumption is considered "practically a teetotaler"? An imbibing alcoholic cycling commuter probably has a pretty short life expectancy.

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    Re: They Bike for Work

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    I'd do that for a living. Sounds like it would be a serious challenge, but fun at the same time.

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