From: Rob <[log in to unmask]>
To: Mailing List Cycle Touring <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Monday, June 21, 1999 7:41 AM
Subject: I Just couldnt resist this one..!!
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> >Subject: FW:
>> A piece of road walks into a bar and declares to all its occupants
>> "I'm the hardest bit of bitumen in the whole of this town!".
>> The piano player stops and the bar goes deadly silent, after a brief
>> pregnant pause all eyes drop, the piano starts and the piece of road
>> pulls up a bar stool and settles down to a beer.
>> Five minutes later a piece of dual carriageway throws open the bar
>> door. Once again the bar goes silent but for the creaking of the slow
>> overhead fans. The dual carriageway declares "I'm the toughest piece
>> of bitumen you'll ever see this side of the border and I don't take no
>> garbage from anyone!".
>> The piece of road slowly turns and locks eyes with the piecemof dual
>> carriageway. The tension mounts, other drinkers scatter and take
>> cover. At that precise moment in walks a piece of freeway and says
>> "I'm the hardest bit of bitumen in the whole damn country and
>> I'll take you both on"'.
>> And there they stood in a three way Mexican stand-off for what seemed
>> like an eternity. Once again the door opens and into the middle of the
>> stand-off walks a strange looking piece of coloured bitumen with a
>> blue stripe The other 3 turn their backs to the door, sit down at the
>> bar and stare sheepishly into their drinks.
>> The bar tender asks the 3 pieces of bitumen what the problem is and
>> they reply "Shhhh. Watch what you say, that blokes a real