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Biking with Beau

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 30 June 2009 in People & Portrait.

Welcome to Silly Tuesday. Last Tuesday Beau was in the stroller for a walk. This week, he decided to bike for Silly Tuesday. (Beau has been biking for over 12 years.)
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"Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance."

- Margaret Mead,
in Jane Howard's book, Margaret Mead (1984)

Canon PowerShot G10 1/60 second F/8.0 ISO 200 11 mm

Yvon from Orleans, France

wow , wonderful shot; beautiful bike

30 Jun 2009 5:10am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

What a super shot! He certainly looks like he's done that before. Happy Silly Tuesday to you, and you can find my submission here.

30 Jun 2009 5:12am

Dulcie from Danville, United States

Beau certainly gets around; and on a beautiful bike with a very fit guy! My Silly Tuesday photo can be found here.

30 Jun 2009 5:23am

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Wow! That is one sweet ride Beau is taking advantage of! I trust he is still way on his way to recovery!

30 Jun 2009 6:23am

Marzia from ., Italy

lol, love the dog there..

30 Jun 2009 6:24am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

What a sweet ride!

30 Jun 2009 7:14am

k@ from Paris, France

Haha, love that silly tuesday of yours !

30 Jun 2009 7:46am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

WOW lol delicious, too good to be silly, but silly enough for Tuesday LOL...I see Beau has his gentleman chauffeur;)

30 Jun 2009 8:06am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Great shot! The dog seems to enjoy it very much!

30 Jun 2009 8:39am

zOOm from Paris, France

I dream to have such a bike ! Terrific ! :-)

30 Jun 2009 8:40am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

What a great shot and a fabulous bike! Beau looks quite content!. My shot is here

30 Jun 2009 9:22am

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

definitely spoiled! (great shot!)
(mine here!)

30 Jun 2009 9:22am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

I LOVE the dog in the basket! I bet he really travels! Here is my ST contribution.

30 Jun 2009 10:15am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Hilarious - Beau looks completely unfazed by it all!!! Great ST shot!!
Here's mine: http://tregatti.aminus3.com/

30 Jun 2009 10:25am

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Hilarious - Beau looks completely unfazed by it all!!! Great ST shot!!
Here's mine: http://tregatti.aminus3.com/

30 Jun 2009 10:25am

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Great bike! Beau does look very comfortable. Here is mine!

30 Jun 2009 10:32am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Well it really is more striking than silly, but good for both of your that you like to 'bike', Jack!
Here is my silly for today.

30 Jun 2009 10:54am

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

A bicycle built for two...
Great set of wheels! Beau looks very comfy, too.

30 Jun 2009 11:01am

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

An amusing photo - looks out for traffic hold-up!

30 Jun 2009 11:08am

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

A very good and beautiful shot for ST ! Here is mine

30 Jun 2009 12:12pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great shot. Go Beau (and Jack.) My Silly Tuesday shot:
http://kodak.aminus3.com/image/2009-06-30.html

30 Jun 2009 12:30pm

don from spokane, United States

A fine street shot of this gentleman and his great looking bike. Doggie seems pretty happy about the situation too. Nice one.

30 Jun 2009 1:11pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

You both look ready for some fun! You've got a great set-up...you can always have Beau along to navigate!

30 Jun 2009 1:28pm

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

interesting image and unique transportation..

30 Jun 2009 1:29pm

rokhsana from tehran, Iran

interesting! what a beatiful bicycle

30 Jun 2009 1:37pm

@rokhsana: Thank you.

xavier cardell from menorca-barcelona, Spain

Well, it's the way to remember we are on Tuesday. I look at your photos and I say... It must be tuesday! And so it is ;-)

30 Jun 2009 2:08pm

@xavier cardell: Yep, it's Tuesday.

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

What a curious bike!

30 Jun 2009 2:17pm

@Luca Bobbiesi: It's a recumbent. They are very fast and very comfortable.

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

That is quite a machine! I like the windshield!

30 Jun 2009 2:39pm

@PD: You should see it when I put a body sock on. It is super aerodynamic.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Beau is a relaxed guy. Nice bike.

30 Jun 2009 2:49pm

@Steve Rice: Beau is Mr. Cool.

Ken from United States

That's me in 20 years!!!

30 Jun 2009 2:52pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

hehe -- this is wonderful!! and what a bike he has!! love the dog in the back!

30 Jun 2009 2:54pm

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Very sporty! Nice photo!

30 Jun 2009 3:04pm

@Yvonne Simons: Thanks, Yvonne.

Irene from Les Coteaux, France

Hello Jack and Beau ! You are sportmen, congratulations !

30 Jun 2009 3:33pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Easy Rider! My Silly best...jerry

30 Jun 2009 4:34pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

I LOVE IT! Uniquely silly. Beau has the best seat, he can take in the view along the way.
Geared up to the max with all the bells and whistles for this ride. I love the bike, outfit and smile from both you and Beau.
That IS the bike to have! Great contribution for this ST.

30 Jun 2009 4:36pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

The bike has an Harley-Davidson style.

30 Jun 2009 4:43pm

@António Pires: Cool, right??

Ajay from Pune, India

I love that bike especially that relaxing seat. :-)

30 Jun 2009 5:01pm

@Ajay: Comfortable, plus it is easy to see everything.

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

what an incredible bike ! cool ;-) my " Miss Julie " would certainly be afraid on board ;-)) !

30 Jun 2009 5:04pm

@Anna.C: Thanks, Anna; Beau loves it. I have ridden downhill a 100 km/hr. on it.

kerfendal from Paris, France

wonderful bike, wonderful post !!

30 Jun 2009 5:24pm

@kerfendal: Thanks, Max; it is one fun bike.

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

very coool

30 Jun 2009 6:32pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Lovely shot and wonderful ride!

30 Jun 2009 6:47pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

excellent ,jack !!!
friendly !

30 Jun 2009 9:46pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wow, I'm jealous of Beau....wish someone would drive me around!!! Great shot!!

30 Jun 2009 11:26pm

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Ready for a long trip!!!

1 Jul 2009 12:33am

@Polydactyle: There was a time!!

Gilles Martineau from Granby, Québec, Canada

Beau is an easy rider: light titanium bike, seat with a back rest, windshield, dog carrier.
It's the perfect happyness!

1 Jul 2009 1:04am

@Gilles Martineau: Very observant; you got it all.

MontereyJohn from Salinas, California, United States

he looks happy ... as does the driver.

1 Jul 2009 2:59am

@MontereyJohn: Yep.

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

Wonderful shot...love the bike!

1 Jul 2009 4:36am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Never seen a bike like that, I like the dog behind :)

2 Jul 2009 1:06am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Is that a back I see on the seat of the bike? As in, something to lean against? If so, it is a brilliant idea. Happy doggy.

4 Jul 2009 9:23pm

@Anita: Yep, it's the most comfortable seat that you can imagine.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

so cool!

9 Jul 2009 5:58am