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Cross Training?

by Moe

Paintball

Paintball? What does paintball have to do with commuting by bike? Well, you need quick reflexes to dodge a paintball coming at you at 200mph and it gets your survival instincts going. That’s something that I have learned as a bike commuter. As I ride thru the urban jungle that it’s Los Angeles, I have to dodge pedestrians and wrong-way bike riders, plan a route of escape or a plan of attack when I approach a group of shady people on the river trail and ‘ride for cover’ when I see a car driver that is not too sympathetic to bike riders.

So in a way, bike commuting IS sort of related to playing paintball.

 
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5 Responses to “Cross Training?”

  1. Nick says:

    Moe, have you thought of combining the two?

  2. Moe says:

    All the time!

  3. RL Policar says:

    Moe…what if…we get on our bikes and do like a Paint Ball Polo thing…Basically we’d shoot each other only while we’re on our bikes! MAN this could be a birth of a new sport. Kinda like that bike frisbee thing called FRIZ.

  4. RL Policar says:

    Dang man, you look like you’re about to unleash the wrath of Moises!

  5. [...] Last week my brother RL asked if I had an extra pair of BDU pants that he could have. Having been in the Military for over twelve years, you know I had a few. But I was curious to see what he wanted them for. I thought he needed them for some paintball action with Moe. But it turns out; he wanted to get them altered and use them as Knickers. So I figured I’ll supply the pants and go a step further and modify it to a pair of Knickers. [...]

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