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    Have bike, will travel Barrettscv's Avatar
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    Cycling explained

    This has some profanity, but is funny.


    http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/1267...ling-explained
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    A might bewildered... Dudelsack's Avatar
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    NSFW. It is very funny.

    When I'm seriously bored, I go to YouTube and watch the Xtranormal videos. I'm amazed at the wit of our peers.

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    Legs; OK! Lungs; not! bobthib's Avatar
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    I see you beat me by 2 hrs. Sorry for not scanning the posts first!
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    just keep riding BluesDawg's Avatar
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    I have had this conversation. I'm more like the guy on the left.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AVyB...eature=related

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    I have had this conversation. I'm more like the guy on the left.
    What would be worse, though, would be to be like the guy on the right, getting left 20 miles behind the guy on the left. Not me though, oh no, not like any of us here, oh no, not me

    Did I say, 'not me' enough?

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    I like both of them.
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    Good stuff.

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    Yup very funny. But the sad truth is a good percentage of the fully kitted roadies think and talk just the way the guy in the cartoon does. There are only a few hundred professional cyclist in the whole world of 7 billion people that should anywhere approach anything like that.

    BTW I ride a recumbent and have nothing to do with pain and girley spandex shorts. Spandex is simply not necessary on a bent.

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    Humvee of bikes =Worksman Nightshade's Avatar
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    I am NOT a "cycler" I am a bicyclist since I ride for fun not to torture myself while throwing huge gobs of money away on weight weenie cycling stuff!

    GOD! That video is so true!!! No wonder most people think all bicycle riders are crazy.
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    I dislike clipless pedals on any city bike since I feel they are unsafe.

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    Steel: nearly a thousand years of metallurgical development
    Aluminum: barely a hundred, which one would you rather have under your butt at 30mph?

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