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Old 04-11-2006, 10:55 AM   #1
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Airing of grievances
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To quote Seinfeld’s Frank Costanza at Festivus dinner, now is the time for the airing of grievances.

Usually there’s one hot topic to prompt me to write a column, as my fingers angrily dance across the keyboard. But there are a few things that are, well, bugging me that I need to address.

Here they are, in no particular order:

1. Motorcycles. Why are these things street legal? I challenge anyone out there to remember a time they saw a motorcycle that was driving the speed limit and adhering to all traffic laws.

When I see them, they are usually going about 120 mph down I-35E, weaving in and out of lanes like those white lines are just there for show.

Nothing irks me more than sitting in dense 5 p.m. or Friday traffic, only to see a motorcycle driving between the rows of cars, going about 40 mph. I want so badly to open my car door just before they reach me.

I’ll never forget the time I was driving down the George Bush around 10 p.m., when all of a sudden scorching down the road were not only about five motorcycles driving erratically, but they were all riding on their back tires. Popping a wheelie while doing 80 mph down a public roadway: stupid.

I remember a few years back, I think after Gary Busey had his bad motorcycle wreck, there was a public service announcement asking motorists to “keep an eye open for motorcyclists,” like they are being abused by us car and truck drivers.

I remember telling the TV, “I’ll look out for them as soon as they start obeying traffic laws.” I’m still waiting, so in my eyes, they are fair game.

Our police officers do a good job, I just hope they pay a little extra attention to the wheelie-popping idiots that are making the roadways dangerous for all of us.


On Wednesday, April 4th I received a call notifying me that Mr. Doug Simpson is no longer employed by the Lake Cities Sun.

We would like to thank all of you for your support. We at D&M CycleWorld will continue to monitor local Bike-related issues and fight for YOUR right to ride.

Thanks for the calls, e-mails, and letters of support. I'm overwhelmed at the nationwide (and International) support we've received during this campaign against irresponsible journalism.

Until next time, ride safe...and RIDE FREE !!!!!

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Old 04-11-2006, 10:56 AM   #2
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Was it because of his article or because he was a dumbass? Maybe both?
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Was it because of his article or because he was a dumbass? Maybe both?
They kinda go togther, don't they? Only a dumbass could have written that article.
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i think he deserves to die......
about time im getting some followers!!!lol

see peeps if you kill of the stupid people then they cant breid therefore you wont have anymore stupid people lol (yes i would be killed)

j/j he got what he deserves and hopefully learned his lesson!!!

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