by Frode Øverli
— There you have a great frame! The “Lookoyama” for $400!
— Yikes! Do you have anything a little cheaper?
— The Stare-Master” at $300! Weighs next to nothing! Good glasses!
— $300? Anything else? … I mean cheaper?
— The “Cataract Ambassador” for $200! Totally adequate glasses!
— $200… Anything else?
— The “Village Idiot” for $2.50! And it comes with a free John Deere cap!
— Deal! I don’t get any girls anyway!
by Børge Lund
— Ace model, Thorsen! Carbon frame, disc brakes, titanium crankshaft, nasa seatpost, goretex fabric…
— I thought boundless equipment idiocy was reserved for cyclists?
— Those times are over! I’ve started a sit-down-on-the-job campaign!
— Hmm … laugh or cry?
by Nils Axle Kanten
— Moan! What a bloody struggle! Two weeks, every day! But it pays off, hee hee!
— The girls think it’s super sexy when men cycle to work!
— Something must…
— be done!
Han Ola og Han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
— Do you want to do like me and go to the fair in St. Paul?
— Yeah, I’ll come along.
— But what should I do when I get to University Ave., then?
— What should you do? All you have to do is stay close behind me the whole way.
— What do you want here, you dummy?
— Didn’t you say I should stay close behind you then?
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