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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    What an interesting and innovative way for the author of the original question to gather material for his/her Masters thesis in psychology.. What a gold mine. Wish I'd thought of it. John B.
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    What an interesting and innovative way for the author of the original question to gather material for his/her Masters thesis in psychology.. What a gold mine. Wish I'd thought of it. John B.
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    Jared.. read the whole thread from day one and I think you might figure it out.
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    No No.. you're missing the point my friend... intimidation and scaring the bad guys is the point.. so size counts ! Bazooka, RPG etc is the way to go. Of course there's a bit of a weight penalty.
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    If animals don't understand what a gun can do why would you fire a few shots at them ? Careful you don't shoot yrself in the foot.
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    Titanium vs. Carbon-Fiber

    Have to agree with MMMhills. Only explanation that makes sense to me. My Ti bike has carbon forks, seat post and bars.
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    Titanium vs. Carbon-Fiber

    Why carbon forks on Ti frames ? If Ti is so good why not do the fork in Ti as well. Cost ? Just curious.
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    LOL ROTFL Good one. You get the point of this thread... good for you.
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    Sorry guys and gals... you're missing the point. Concealment is not the answer. Big, bad, scary, "get off my ass" tactics will work only with large, (yeah I know, heavy) caliber weapons openly displayed. Motorists (or dogs) intent on exterminating the biking species will think twice when...
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    How many of you carry a gun as part of your cycling equipment?

    I saw an old photo taken about 1930 of a tricycle, being demonstrated by an English chap (with an absolutely determined expression and wearing a bowler hat) equipped with twin machine guns (probably 303 calibre) with some armour plate in front. A fast, mobile, MG weapons system it said. Sadly...
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    Where are you from,what do you do?

    Hi there from Alberta, Canada. First posting. Retired Air traffic Controller.. now riding, fishing and golfing. Was in QLD Jan-Apr 2009 in Mermaid Waters. Riding to The Spit everyday was part of my training routine. Where are you in QLD ? John