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Why shouting is better than a bell

By Rob - Posted on 03 September 2009

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.

So... I'm riding off the bridge and down to Hickson Rd this morning when some muppet doesn't see me at corner of Kent & Argyle.

A quick yell to attract his attention sees a stalled car and coffee in his lap. Nice Smiling

Show me a bell that works that well... and without moving your hands either! Laughing out loud

You willed that latte into his lap!

DARTH Vader, and I can kill you with a thought!

Thanks for a good chuckle, Rob. Smiling

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Although, that is Japan, where the bike has been the primary mode of transport a lot longer than the car.

I can image trying to do that in Sydney. Would probably get nailed by both pedestrians and cars pretty damn quickly. Sad Maybe if I had that particular bell... Eye-wink Or maybe if I just write the Japanese Kenji that are on that bell onto an Oz bell - would it have the same power, that same awesome people/traffic clearing power? Eye-wink

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