Wednesday, March 31, 2010

What Codger Said


My road bike making nice with fixies.

“You believe that ChipSeal has a right to the road, but disagree with his decision to exercise that right? What good is a right, if the tyranny of others prevents us from exercising it?”

-Codger




My single speed waiting for me to be done at the library

4 comments:

  1. Mighk. Read carefully. It isn't exactly what Chip said. In reality, EVEN IF you agree with his right to excercise that right, but the tyranny of others prevents us from exercising it, we all lose, and doubly so if the loss is by executive action or judicial, rather than legislative. While I may not agree with legislatures restricting cyclist rights, THAT is far preferable to courts or the police restricting same without regard to the actions of the representatives of you and I...

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  2. Chippie, what the heck are you doing mixing it up with a buncha FIXIES! That's like Aggies enjoying a weekend in Austin with some Longhorns! It's like saying you like the BLUE TURF at Boise State! Stay outta that neighborhood, son, understand? Them Fixies are BAD NEWS!

    PS - need a powermeter?? ;)

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  3. Codger said: “You believe that ChipSeal has a right to the road"

    Yes

    "but disagree with his decision to exercise that right?

    No

    "What good is a right, if the tyranny of others prevents us from exercising it?”

    A denied right means is denied liberty

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