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Old Apr 2nd 2013, 2:43 am
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............. ride bikes............

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Old Apr 2nd 2013, 4:59 am
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Doomed - it will be interesting to see the traffic accidents 6 months later
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Old Apr 2nd 2013, 7:22 am
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wait, I dont get it...so the sandwich makers go in the front basket?
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Old Apr 2nd 2013, 7:31 am
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Default Re: Finally!! Saudi women are allowed to..........

Originally Posted by The Dean View Post
............. ride bikes............

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.
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Originally Posted by britexpat76 View Post
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?

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