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A Colnago rider, a Trek rider and a Litespeedrider were all(5 posts)

A Colnago rider, a Trek rider and a Litespeedrider were allAllisonHayes
Jun 4, 2002 10:21 AM
in Saudi Arabia, sharing some smuggled bottles of booze after a hot long day's ride. The Litespeed rider insisted that he should get the most drinks, since he had been the one that was smart enough to smuggle the liquor.

All of a sudden Saudi police rushed in and arrested them, impounding their bikes in the process. The mere possession of alcohol is a severe offense in Saudi Arabia, so for the terrible crime of actually being caught consuming the booze, they were sentenced to death! However, after many months and with the help of very good lawyers, they were able to successfully appeal their sentence down to life imprisonment.

By a stroke of luck, it was a Saudi national holiday the day their trial finished, and the Sheik decided they could be released after receiving just 20 lashes each of the whip. As they were preparing for their punishment, the Sheik suddenly said: "It's my youngest wife's birthday today, and she has asked me to allow each of you one wish before your whipping."

The Litespeed rider was first in line (he had drunk the most), so he thought about this for a while and then said: "Please tie a pillow to my back." This was done, but the pillow only lasted 10 lashes before the whip went through. The Litespeed rider had to be carried away bleeding and crying with pain when the punishment was done.

The Trek rider was next up (he almost finished an entire fifth by himself), and after watching the scene, said: "All Right! Please fix two pillows on my back." But even two pillows could only take 15 lashes before the whip went through. The Trek rider had to be carried away bleeding and wimpering with pain when the punishment was done.

The Colnago rider was the last one up (he had drunk the least), but before he could say anything, the Sheik turned to him and said: "You ride a Colnago. You support the greatest bicycle manufacturer in the world. I myself ride both a Colnago C-40 and an CT1 and also have many other Colnago's for my harem. For this, you may have two wishes!"

"Thanks, your most Royal highness", the Colnago rider replies. "In recognition of your kindness, my first wish is that you give me not 20, but 100 lashes!"

"Not only are you an honorable and powerful man, you are also very brave" the Sheik says with an admiring look on his face. "If 100 lashes is what you desire, then so be it. And your second wish? What is it to be?" the Sheik asks.

"Tie the Litespeed rider to my back." The Colnago rider replied.
re: A Colnago rider, a Trek rider and a Litespeedrider were allCARBON110
Jun 4, 2002 10:28 AM
NICE! :)

thanks Allison
Thanks I needed that, I 've had a Really Bad Day (nm)grandemamou
Jun 4, 2002 10:55 AM
Sorry to hear that; care to vent?AllisonHayes
Jun 4, 2002 11:51 AM
Nothing like a good rant to cleanse the soul. Besides, we're all here to empathize wit' 'ya.
Allison, this is hilarious!!! nmweiwentg
Jun 4, 2002 5:45 PM