Instead, I have added a very strange, Japanese, cupie doll thingy as my masthead.
I wanted to see what other people are putting on their bikes. Some have taken the same, slightly disturbing, doll themed route that I have-
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Others have gone for a more naturalistic approach. Perhaps a little floral arranging contributes to a more pastoral commute?
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When you ride with a giant bucket in front of you, a little visual distraction could possibly come in handy. A few Tribbles could be helpful for morale, and possibly inspire a little Broadway dance movement.
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If all else fails, try using a man in a beret. It adds a little weight, but the conversation possibilities are endless.
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