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    Default Cycling around Carparks

    did anyone else spend their childhood doing this?

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    Yes and it wasn't a very big one either but you could really fast in a circle. Also, no one ever used it so you were rarely disturbed by actual cars.

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    i've spent tons of time in carparks, skating not cycling though. Lion Yard L6 is about as close to hell as it gets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nochexxx View Post
    i've spent tons of time in carparks, skating not cycling though.
    yeah i still do this...starting to get worried about the amount of carcinogens i've inhaled after 10 years

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    yeah carpark of the ziggurat in stratford.... now morrisons....

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    Yes, Sunday mornings circa 1983-1985 on my Elswick, racing my brother on his Grifter, around the local Key Markets car park. Now a Morrisons.

    That was a great time. I remember earning a pound for rescuing a tortoise and hatching a load of frogspawn in a toy wheelbarrow.

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    Finglas Shopping centre as a kid, Artane Castle in my teens waiting for deliveries.

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    yes

    tesco's behind castle street

    abbey grounds - challenging cobbled banks

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    i have a deeper more intimate connection with carparks than you lot though... you would never understand... i spent three years working in a carpark and sometimes cycling round it. or drinking and smoking in it. or playing football in it. or chewing khat in it. or chasing romford pre-teens out of it.
    carparks occupy a special place in my soul.

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    Luka - Diabolist of the disabled space, Loa of the loading bay...

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    Quote Originally Posted by luka View Post
    yeah carpark of the ziggurat in stratford.... now morrisons....
    the nice thing was carving those arcs.

    also we used to trigger the gate in one of them by riding under it. the idea was to do it so many times that the car park (totally empty) would register as FULL. we managed that a few times i remember.

    actually thinking i might take my children for a jaunt of carpark biking.

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    oh... you were in a full on multi-storey carpark?
    i wasn't. it was just a big bit of broken asphalt really.

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    i met bun-u there in that very carpark many years later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luka View Post
    oh... you were in a full on multi-storey carpark?
    no it was in a country town. just a bar that went up.

    Quote Originally Posted by luka View Post
    i wasnt. it was just a big bit of broken asphalt really.
    oh so yours was better than mine was it?



    i remember when you were working that carpark.

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    nah i was saying your one sounds well flash!

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