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Re: Water trucks

Postby TomServo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:55 am

Ever ride your bike down any given street, in BRC, and notice its bumpy as fuck? That! Is what happens when people chase water trucks...picking up mud clods with every step. And, THAT, is why..I believe..we are discouraged from chasing water trucks. The nasty water is merely an extra discouraging factor.
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Re: Water trucks

Postby ygmir » Tue Jan 15, 2013 7:56 am

TomServo wrote:Ever ride your bike down any given street, in BRC, and notice its bumpy as fuck? That! Is what happens when people chase water trucks...picking up mud clods with every step. And, THAT, is why..I believe..we are discouraged from chasing water trucks. The nasty water is merely an extra discouraging factor.

but it is kinda comical to watch people ride bikes with fenders behind them.
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Re: Water trucks

Postby TomServo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:04 am

ygmir wrote:
TomServo wrote:Ever ride your bike down any given street, in BRC, and notice its bumpy as fuck? That! Is what happens when people chase water trucks...picking up mud clods with every step. And, THAT, is why..I believe..we are discouraged from chasing water trucks. The nasty water is merely an extra discouraging factor.

but it is kinda comical to watch people ride bikes with fenders behind them.


Even better...Without! Clean front...even dirtier back.
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Re: Water trucks

Postby ygmir » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:16 am

TomServo wrote:
ygmir wrote:
TomServo wrote:Ever ride your bike down any given street, in BRC, and notice its bumpy as fuck? That! Is what happens when people chase water trucks...picking up mud clods with every step. And, THAT, is why..I believe..we are discouraged from chasing water trucks. The nasty water is merely an extra discouraging factor.

but it is kinda comical to watch people ride bikes with fenders behind them.


Even better...Without! Clean front...even dirtier back.


yeah, the racing stripe is funny........but I like seeing the mud build up under the fenders, the bike come to a halt, and the rider be "huh? WTF?". I give them a screwdriver and explain the sticky mud and digging it out.....
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Re: Water trucks

Postby BBadger » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:17 am

Why would we want to further encourage dirty hippies to contaminate the playa by washing off the dirt they tracked in? At least with the non-potable water there is a possible negative incentive in doing that.

Anyway, those trucks are already and forever contaminated. Once non-potable water touches a vessel it can never qualify as a potable water carrier, because who knows what was in those trucks before? Stream or lake water? Treated waste water? Who knows? Putting disinfectants inside would only create a false sense of cleanliness in an otherwise non-guaranteed source. As the water would still be considered non-potable, no testing or certification would be required to ensure that the water meets clean standards, even for washing. Overall, creating expectations on the water could lead to extra liability that is not worth it just so a bunch of hippies can shower in dust-suppression sprays.
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Re: Water trucks

Postby bigbluedoggy » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:57 am

Why on earth would a dirty hippy want to wash off their layer of protective filth? I suggest we are addressing the wrong group of truck chasers.
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Re: Water trucks

Postby TomServo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:28 am

bigbluedoggy wrote:Why on earth would a dirty hippy want to wash off their layer of protective filth? I suggest we are addressing the wrong group of truck chasers.



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Re: Water trucks

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:37 am

And the people who chase water trucks aspire to be just mildly stupid enough to be merely silly.
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