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Pinetree

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Sep 24th, 2017 10:27 AM        

Why is it that when you specifically use the word "bicycle", so as to purposely differentiate from the word "motorcycle"...<br /> <br /> <br /> people look at you quizzically and say "pedal bike?".<br /> <br /> <br /> Are they just stupid?<br /> <br />



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Sep 24th, 2017 10:42 AM        

Maybe, I can't imagine a lot of bicycle riding in the burgh. We had them out at South Park but mostly along Corrigan Dr. Kind of level from the Ice Skateing ring to the Fairgrounds.<br /> <br /> Downtown was kind of level but traffic was a bear, specially with the trolley rails, it's been awhile since I lived in Pittsburgh..



Pinetree

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Sep 24th, 2017 10:44 AM        

There's bike trails all over the place built upon former railroad tracks (rail trails).<br /> <br /> <br />



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Sep 24th, 2017 10:47 AM        

No, I just coast downhill only.<br /> <br /> Here's your sign.



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Sep 24th, 2017 10:49 AM        

"Are they just stupid?"<br /> <br /> <br /> Stupid is as stupid does.<br /> <br /> Love,<br /> <br /> Forest<br />



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Sep 24th, 2017 11:02 AM        

vs motor bike?



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Sep 24th, 2017 01:06 PM        

Perhaps they're old fashioned; during the early days of the bicycle, there was a non-pedal contraption called a



Pinetree

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Sep 25th, 2017 09:53 AM        

I'm sticking with stupid.<br /> <br />



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Sep 25th, 2017 10:10 AM        

Works for me Pinetree. I am also confused at those who call a motor scooter a moped. Scooters have no pedals. Duh.<br /> <br />



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