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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:15 am 
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Location: No brakes? Way to commit soldier.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:19 am 
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I believe it is for the reason T'boo said.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:24 am 
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I think here in OZ it is actually in the design rules (correct name escapes me) that the rear be on the left... but not on any of my bikes thanks.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:31 am 
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rear on the left is the only way I'd ever have it to be honest


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:37 am 
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It's so that English cyclists can still have their sword arm free to attack an oncoming Yankee while utilising the left hand to feather the rear brake.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:38 am 
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^that, but not a sword, a jousting pole


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:40 am 
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sweet double posts


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:40 am 
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I believe that, Chopper, is why we drive on the left. The Europeans drive on the right due to Napoleon being left handed, and forcing his troops to march on the right instead. The Yanks just copied the Europeans out of spite


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:43 am 
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Indeed! We drive on the left to upset the frenchies, which is a mighty fine reason to me!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:06 pm 
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Left handed so left for the front for me on all my bikes - that's just how I roll 8)


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