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Old 03-25-2014, 09:35 PM
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Default Re: Are we "Bikesters"?

I usually refer to my bikes as mopeds so people know what I'm talking about, and mine are more like mopeds than the usual HT on a 26er so I think the label fits.

As for referring to myself as a bikester, I don't think I ever would do that because I live in the land of the hipster and they tend to be a conformist bunch in the name of "being individual", with all the clothing and accessories that go along with being part of something. I say do your own thing, have your own style, semantics and labels are just used to box objects and people into categories and control or influence them in some way. If you think and act for yourself, you are above the influence, and can make decisions for yourself and pick and choose the best bits of all cultures or styles that you find most valuable and interesting.

I guess in reference to my mopeds, I'd call myself a rider.
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