I don't get it. Whats the problem. I measured it and it takes up like 1 verticle centimeter of your screen. Just ignore it if you don't wanna see it. I personally like to see what people ride, regardless of whether pete thinks its cool or not.
Third! Not that I ever look at it(hell, with dial up, I can't even THINK of opening it), but its time to change. If people keep posting to it, it'll just keep getting bumped up. Let other posts have the glory of being up top for once!