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Old 05-14-08, 12:24 PM   #1
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commodie

I just don't fit in.

I wear spandex shorts but I don't wear a logo covered jersey or shave my legs.

I ride a road bike with platform pedals.

I have a rack but can't bring myself to actually put it on the bike.

Fenders? Sure, I'll get to those right after the crankset and wheel upgrades.

I dub myself a "commodie". Logo submissions welcome but no one try to steal the name because I thought of it first and it's MINE. I'm sure a new forum will start soon. Who wouldn't want to be a commodie ?

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Old 05-14-08, 12:44 PM   #3
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Ok Mr. CaptainCool. Too good to be a commodie, eh? Fine. There's plenty who'll be jumping at the chance.
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a biker?

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I dub myself a "commodie". Logo submissions welcome but no one try to steal the name because I thought of it first and it's MINE. I'm sure a new forum will start soon. Who wouldn't want to be a commodie ?
OK fine, I'll be a roadimuter.
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OK fine, I'll be a roadimuter.
roto..., I mean roadimuter. Yeah, that's a good one too. We are blessed with the same gift.
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I usurp their image for my own ends.
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Is this your bike?



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I just don't fit in.

I dub myself a "commodie". Logo submissions welcome but no one try to steal the name because I thought of it first and it's MINE. I'm sure a new forum will start soon. Who wouldn't want to be a commodie ?
You don't mean this kind of commode I guess.

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You don't mean this kind of commode I guess.

There's more than one of these?
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Commodie is to commode, as groupie is to rock band? Is a commodie one who loves all things having to do with commodes?
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Well a saddle IS a personal thing ya know!
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Rear disc wheel. Obviously a TT toilet bike.
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fixed, sandals, mirror, cycle shorts, ANSI lime T-shirt, mess bag

We all are a blend - taking the best of what works for our situation from all types of cycling.

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Or the mind boggling Fredsta or Hipfred
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I'm a frankenstein of gear... Dress Pants and Sandals or Dress Shoes on the bottom and a T-shirt on top and my Snowboarding Backpack to carry my change of shirt and lunch

Its time for panniers and a comfy pair of shorts.
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