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Old 05-01-2012, 08:10   #1
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What dya reckon... suitable for cruisers getting around...?
Easier to stow than bike's...
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:24   #2
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Well great, until you get to the unpaved, dirt and gravel roads down in the Caribbean. May need a different set of wheels for that.
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Well great, until you get to the unpaved, dirt and gravel roads down in the Caribbean. May need a different set of wheels for that.
Hey.... I was thinking of you guys who are allergic to walking...
thats what folk did before the Model T....
Mr Ford... the man who singlehandedly did more to nurture and spread obesity than the Big Mac....
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Get a four-wheel, high quality folding roller cart with at least 6" wheels. Then keep it oiled and maintained. Use your arms and legs to move it around for shopping; and use local transport for touring as you'll meet lots more locals this way. My experience cruising favored this strategy over small folding bikes, etc.

[BTW, the obesity epidemic started about 75 years after Mr. Ford's automotive innovation and it pretty much coincided with "the Big Mac" revolution in eating. The cause of obesity is diet and the quality of the food on the shelf, not lack of exercise.]
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Get a four-wheel, high quality folding roller cart with at least 6" wheels. Then keep it oiled and maintained. Use your arms and legs to move it around for shopping; and use local transport for touring as you'll meet lots more locals this way. My experience cruising favored this strategy over small folding bikes, etc.

[BTW, the obesity epidemic started about 75 years after Mr. Ford's automotive innovation and it pretty much coincided with "the Big Mac" revolution in eating. The cause of obesity is diet and the quality of the food on the shelf, not lack of exercise.]
Damn... and there was me thinking it was caused by lack of exercise after the Drive In Fest on Pizza's, Mac's and Kentucky Fried Crapola....
I was always told a good walk after a big meal was the way to go...
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Re: Shore transport

Interesting video. Has anyone else noticed that the trip into town for supplies from any dock or shore is uphill. ( both ways). lol
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Interesting video. Has anyone else noticed that the trip into town for supplies from any dock or shore is uphill. ( both ways). lol
Indeed, as implausible as it seems, I noticed that very same phenomenon.
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Indeed, as implausible as it seems, I noticed that very same phenomenon.
Ahah.... thats the 'Esher Syndrome'....
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Indeed, as implausible as it seems, I noticed that very same phenomenon.
Yet more proof of Global Warming .
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