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The Dean Apr 2nd 2013 2:43 am

Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 
............. ride bikes............ :huh:

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-...blic-1.1165318

UKCityGent Apr 2nd 2013 4:59 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 
Doomed - it will be interesting to see the traffic accidents 6 months later

Irishbeekeeper Apr 2nd 2013 7:22 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 
wait, I dont get it...so the sandwich makers go in the front basket? ;)

britexpat76 Apr 2nd 2013 7:31 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 

Originally Posted by The Dean (Post 10635719)
............. ride bikes............ :huh:

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-...blic-1.1165318

I will give it a week before there is outrage and it is banned again. Wouldn't want the natives getting all in a lather over a sweaty bike seat.

Victor Meldrew Apr 2nd 2013 7:39 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 

Originally Posted by britexpat76 (Post 10635954)
I will give it a week before there is outrage and it is banned again. Wouldn't want the natives getting all in a lather over a sweaty bike seat.

I'm presuming they have designed a bike that can be ridden side-saddle?

http://freepennypress.files.wordpres...bens-pic-1.jpg

britexpat76 Apr 2nd 2013 7:48 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 
[IMG]http://s9.postimg.org/72so6yh17/side_saddle.jpg[/IMG]

I think they are still 300 years away from inventing this............

Boomhauer Apr 2nd 2013 7:49 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 

Originally Posted by Victor Meldrew (Post 10635963)
I'm presuming they have designed a bike that can be ridden side-saddle?

http://freepennypress.files.wordpres...bens-pic-1.jpg

Beat me to it.
" Indonesia city to ban women 'straddling motorbikes' "

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20896966

Beakersful Apr 2nd 2013 10:44 am

Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........
 

However, Samia Al Bawardi, the head of an NGO for the victims of car accidents, warned women about riding bicycles and buggies.
“Wearing abayas — the coverall worn by Gulf women — and erratic driving could result in terrible accidents,” she said, quoted by the daily.
Well, she's pulled the ladder through the glass ceiling right up after her!


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