Silly Commuting Songbook

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rjsterry
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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby rjsterry » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:49 am

Toe Clips of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
1997 Giant Peloton 7200 - FCN 4 (5 if it looks like rain)
1985 Mercian King of Mercia - work in progress (Hah! Who am I kidding?)
1980s BSA 10sp

"Be there, eat sausages, gain ultimate respect"

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby SteppenHerring » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:05 pm

Evans know I'm miserable now - The Smiths
mroli wrote:(Michel) Roux has the scary eyes of an inner Begbie...

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby SteppenHerring » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:18 pm

The boy with the thorn in his tyre
There is a back light that never goes out
Some gears are bigger than others
Frankly Mr. Sherwin
Never scalped no one ever
mroli wrote:(Michel) Roux has the scary eyes of an inner Begbie...

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby gtvlusso » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:18 pm

Love lift us up the col du vence - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes

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rjsterry
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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby rjsterry » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:46 pm

Trackstand so close to me - The Police
1997 Giant Peloton 7200 - FCN 4 (5 if it looks like rain)
1985 Mercian King of Mercia - work in progress (Hah! Who am I kidding?)
1980s BSA 10sp

"Be there, eat sausages, gain ultimate respect"

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby SteppenHerring » Tue Nov 20, 2012 13:29 pm

Supermassive Pot Hole - Muse
Levi Stubbs' Gears - Billy Bragg
Spoke key gone to Evans - The Pixies
Wise Up (wheel) Sucker - PWEI
mroli wrote:(Michel) Roux has the scary eyes of an inner Begbie...

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby vermin » Tue Nov 20, 2012 13:46 pm

Sympathy For The UCI - The Rolling Stones

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walkingbootweather
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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby walkingbootweather » Tue Nov 20, 2012 13:55 pm

Don't blame it on the sunshine
Don't blame it on the moonlight
Don't blame it on good times
Blame it on Wiggle
Nobody told me we had a communication problem

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby SteppenHerring » Tue Nov 20, 2012 13:58 pm

Girlfriend on a Kona - The Smiths
Lord Hereford's Knog - Half Man Half Biscuit
mroli wrote:(Michel) Roux has the scary eyes of an inner Begbie...

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby Cornerblock » Tue Nov 20, 2012 14:03 pm

There's a Guy Works Down the Bike Shop Wears His Hi-vis - Kirsty MacColl

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby Kieran_Burns » Tue Nov 20, 2012 20:07 pm

rjsterry wrote:A shameless crib from ISIHAC, but we've a well-established team of punsters (Kieran, I'm looking at you in particular), and it would be a shame to waste such talent. I'll start:

Grimpeur, We Love You!

EDIT: OK, for those not aware of Messrs Garden Garden, Brook-Taylor, Cryer et al, the idea is to come up with cycling related pun shoe-horned into a well-known song title.


Except *I* will buck the trend

Headlights, White Lines and black tar rivers. - The Levellers.

nuh. See. *I* came up with a genuine one. This makes me a genius for thinking outside the box.

Oh fer fecks sake... Go on then: Hope Street - Levellers.

on-One Way - Levellers.
Chunky Cyclists need your love too! :-)
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2011 Trek Madone 4.5
2012 Felt F65X
Proud CX Pervert and quiet roadie. 12 mile commuter

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby PBo » Tue Nov 20, 2012 20:42 pm

Ring my be-e-ell, ring my bell, (ring my bell, ding dong ding) -Anita ward
(It's not a) bicycle race - queen
High visibility - kids from fame
Bike -pink floyd landis
Cycle super highway to hell- ac/dc
Wheel meet again - dame Vera Lynn

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby MTB-Idle » Tue Nov 20, 2012 22:40 pm

"Happiness is a warm bum" (commuter guards remix) - The Beatles
FCN = 4

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walkingbootweather
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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby walkingbootweather » Wed Nov 21, 2012 18:00 pm

Wheel stand together - Paul McCartney & The Knog Chorus

For those of you riding poorly adjusted triples and don't lock your bikes properly...

Stuck in the Middle with you - Steal his Wheel
Nobody told me we had a communication problem

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby jejv » Thu Nov 22, 2012 22:32 pm

SteppenHerring wrote:The boy with the thorn in his tyre

SteppenHerring wrote:On Ilkley Moor Bartape - Trad

That's good. I can only offer:

I'm so bored with the U.C.I. - The Clash

And:

One way or another
I'm gonna geta geta geta geta
One way or another I'm gonna
I'm gonna geta geta geta geta

The top of that hill. - Blondie

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rjsterry
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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby rjsterry » Thu Nov 22, 2012 23:27 pm

Bidon't Bring Me Down - ELO
Gilet Lady Lay - Bob Dylan
1997 Giant Peloton 7200 - FCN 4 (5 if it looks like rain)
1985 Mercian King of Mercia - work in progress (Hah! Who am I kidding?)
1980s BSA 10sp

"Be there, eat sausages, gain ultimate respect"

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby walkingbootweather » Fri Nov 23, 2012 08:29 am

Do you wheelie want to hurt me - Culture Club (The Jonathan Ross mix)
Nobody told me we had a communication problem

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby jejv » Fri Nov 23, 2012 09:51 am

Non, je ne regrette rien - Lance Armstrong

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby nigglenoo » Fri Nov 23, 2012 14:53 pm

MTB-Idle wrote:"Nights on Blood Statins" the Moody Blues

Should be the Elkie Brooks version :wink:

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Re: Silly Commuting Songbook

Postby nigglenoo » Fri Nov 23, 2012 15:13 pm

Don’t Fear the Grimpeur - Blue Orbit Cult

Sport People - Randonneur Newman

2-4-6-8 Superhighway - Boris Johnson Band

Down Goes the Tube in a Station at Midnight - The Jam

Pump It - Salt-N-Gritter

Easy Cranking - Bob Jackson and the Wheelers


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