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    Quote Originally Posted by ChampionTier View Post
    In spite of a tepid end to BAFS 2K18, I carried this tune in my head the whole way home: Hazy Shade of Winter (Bangles)
    showing my age, when I carry that tune in my head (I must have used it as a ride title? If I didn't I should have) I think of this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3nswy0LNsE

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    Quote Originally Posted by AliasXIII View Post
    Horse Soldier! Horse Soldier!, by Corb Lund -- it's a Canadian country concept album.
    "I Wanna Be in the Cavalry" can get stuck in your head while riding; almost every song on it is good.
    I love his "Gettin' Down On The Mountain".
    An excellent vignette of a post-gasoline world for playing in heavy traffic....

    When the oil stops, everything stops, nothin' left in the fountain
    Nobody wants paper money, son, so you just well stop countin'
    Can you break the horse, can you light the fire?
    What's that, I beg your pardon?
    You'd best start thinkin' where your food comes from and I hope you tend a good garden

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChampionTier View Post
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    I was hoping to scale up just a tad from the acorn (see above). While I may lose some trail etiquette points I feel the safety trade-off will make it worthwhile. Drivers can ignore my lights and hand signals but they can't ignore 500 watts of Midlake shakin' down Eisenhower.
    i don't really ride on trails much, but my Pyle Sound Box Splash 'marine grade' bluetooth speaker was great for commuting in oblivious Pittsburgh traffic… Not only does it hold up to weather, it's also rugged enough it's survived a couple drops on the pavement.

    I got it on woot.com a good three years ago; it was $30 for something that supposedly listed for $145 and at $10/year was well worth it even if it doesn't survive another summer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lordofthemark View Post
    showing my age, when I carry that tune in my head (I must have used it as a ride title? If I didn't I should have) I think of this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3nswy0LNsE
    You know, no matter whether acoustic or electric/pop, that riff gets you right in the ribs...and that drum line keeping the feet in sync as they mash onward. Great Link LTOM!

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    Let's Go Ride Bikes
    All the Apparatus
    All the Apparatus
    Faulty Records (2011)

    With lyrics like:
    Let’s go outside and go ride bikes,
    Let’s go outside and go ride bikes,
    Let’s go outside and go ride bikes!

    Your sister looks like Donkey Kong
    Your sister looks just like Donkey Kong
    And not even the pretty girl version of Donkey Kong
    but the ugly boy one.
    Last edited by Brendan von Buckingham; 05-04-2018 at 12:22 PM.

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    Unbelievable! I just found out about ! (Admittedly, I didn’t go back over this entire old thread to see if someone else mentioned the song, so apologies if it’s already been posted.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by dkel View Post
    Unbelievable! I just found out about ! (Admittedly, I didn’t go back over this entire old thread to see if someone else mentioned the song, so apologies if it’s already been posted.)
    The original vinyl for that album, Jazz, had a fold-out poster of a naked bicycle race. The poster is on my wall to this day.

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