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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 05-11-2019, 12:06 PM Thread Starter
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Who Can Relate?

Saw this on social media this morning and had to share. Iíve done this before...have you?
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Saw this on social media this morning and had to share. Iíve done this before...have you?
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post #3 of 25 (permalink) Old 05-11-2019, 01:25 PM
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I often take the long way home in the 124.


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Yup. Same here. The long way, ESPECIALLY if I can drive alone the river...
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Always😊. The Spider (or any motorcycle) is always a solid reason for taking ďthe long wayĒ.

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You should see how long it takes me to get the mail. Could be a whole afternoon.
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Went out for a half gallon of ice cream, came back with a half gallon milk shake.
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post #8 of 25 (permalink) Old 05-11-2019, 08:07 PM
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I went to the store yesterday, (about 15 minutes away) and I was gone almost 7 hours!

I went to the store, then decided to drive up to the White Mountains and hit some twisty and scenic roads. My wife was working, so... Why not?

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That was like me running errands today. I took the most circuitous route I could think of to get some driving time in. Lovely spring day in Calgary today, with temps in my area hitting around the low to mid 20's Celsius. Besides, it increases the odds of the "slow drive by".... you know what I'm talking about. You're stopped a few cars back at the red light, and someone does the verrrrry slow pass in the lane beside you as they try to figure out what the heck you're driving. Those Abarth badges are a major mystery to folks. lol


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post #10 of 25 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 08:42 AM
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Every other car = Drives at a constant speed

Fiat 124 = Wait for an empty straight before putting the foot to the floor, to feel that turbo acceleration.
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