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Old 11-11-2010, 05:21 PM
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Default Re: how often do you pedal? Tips on pedaling..

Where I live there are a lot of beautiful bike trails. Unfortunately they all have signs that say "No Motorized Vehicles" posted at the entry. I ignore those signs and ride, motor running...until I encounter pedalers or walkers then I hit the kill switch, lock the clutch and pedal. When I'm far enough away that I figure they can't hear it, I start the engine and go. I try to be as considerate of others as possible. My bikes have always proved reliable so I've never had to pedal but would if I had to. That's why they have pedals. They're still bicycles.
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