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    My son is NOT funny... Bib Short comment

    So, I'm getting ready for a ride... I've got my bib on - but no jersey jet - my son comes into my room...

    "Oh. Wow. You, uh... getting ready for an Andre the Giant lookalike contest?"

    andre-the-giant.jpg
    (Image from The Faster Times...)

    Funny kid... funny.

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    My kids laugh at me everytime they see me like that and my wife says I look like a wrestler to!!!

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    My step son told me I looked like Andre the Giant's mini me. I thought it was a little funny.
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    How old are your kids that they even know who he is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vesteroid View Post
    How old are your kids that they even know who he is?
    ^^^^^^This!?


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    Has anyone seen the Audi commercial where the little girl is convinced her dad is an alien . . . and he walks by in his cycling gear? "Just look at him. . . the evidence doesn't lie" . . . you have to love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snydermann View Post
    Has anyone seen the Audi commercial where the little girl is convinced her dad is an alien . . . and he walks by in his cycling gear? "Just look at him. . . the evidence doesn't lie" . . . you have to love it.

    /* sarcasam

    I noticed that the guy was walking in cleats. We *all* know that is dangerous. Somebody slipped and fell. Cleats and clipless pedals should be banned from existence.
    I read it on the interwebz.

    */ end_sarcasam

    As for your son's comment.... Hilarious!

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    I just threaten to take them off. Everyone gets real quiet then.

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    Get used to it. Andre the Giant, Big Daddy, doesn't matter. As long as Mrs. Fred smiles when she sees me in them:-)
    Birth Certificate, Passport, Marriage License Driver's License and Residency Permit all say I'm a Fred. I guess there's no denying it.

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    I was changing into my bibs at the trailhead and one of my buddies said I should grow a handlebar mustache and shave my head because I look like the circus strong man.

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    I was thinking the same thing, especially since he died over 12 years ago. I am 47 and remember seeing him wrestle when I was a kid. Maybe from "The Princess Bride?"

    OP: He happy he didn't say you look like Randal "Tex" Cobb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vesteroid View Post
    How old are your kids that they even know who he is?
    My stepson is 22.
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    We stopped at a convience store last fall and as I was going in the store a little girl (appeared to be about 4) turned to her mother and said, "look mom, Trick or treat"
    Red, like the color my hair used to be.

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    I don't wear bibs, but last week I was strapping on my helmet as I walked through a group of people gathered just outside the office door. One guy looked at me and said, "I remember the first time I got shot out of a cannon too!"

    I laughed pretty hard at that one.
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    Call yourself lucky he didn't call you Jim Duggan or George Steele. Then ya woulda had to slap him around some. Cuz dems is fightin words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vesteroid View Post
    How old are your kids that they even know who he is?
    The son that made the comment is 22. All my kids know Andre from The Princess Bride movie ... we've watched it as a family at least a dozen times... I've showed them old clips of Andre so they know him/of-him quite well.

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    No sympathy from me. Imagine having a pair of them's 20 year old boys nearly a foot taller than you... LOL you gotta love 'em.
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    Kid + Clydesdale + bibs = funny, or at least that's how the kid sees it. I'm single, but if I had a male son I'd probably blind him before walking in front of him in bibs, otherwise I'd never hear the end of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
    OP: He happy he didn't say you look like Randal "Tex" Cobb.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaSnwgJ_xQM

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