The Bicycle Rider
A man was attempting to ride his bicycle from Phoenix to the
Grand Canyon. He made it across the desert without incident,
but when he reached the mountains, the steep grade wore
him down. So, he decides to hitchhike.
Some time later, a car approaches and offers the cyclist a ride,
but admits, “Your bicycle won’t fit in the car.” So, he opens his
trunk and takes out a piece of rope. Then, he ties one end of
the rope to the bicycle and the other end to his bumper.
“You’ve got a horn on your bike… If I go too fast, honk your
horn and I’ll slow down.”
This scheme worked well for several miles, until another car
zooms past. Not to be outdone, the man takes off in pursuit
with the bicycle in tow.
Both cars fly through a speed zone and an trooper’s radar
gun clocks them traveling at 120 mph. The trooper radios
ahead to another officer and says, “You’ve got two vehicles
headed your way and they’re both doing over 120 mph.”
“10-4 good buddy,” replies the fellow trooper.
The first trooper hesitates a moment, then adds, “And, you’re
not going to believe this… there’s a guy following on a bicycle
and he’s honking to pass!”