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Old 08-29-07, 12:23 PM   #1
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Missed Connections

Suppose you passed another cyclist who you are sure is the love of your life - Or even just plain hot. What are the odds you'll ever meet him/her again? I'm wondering what y'all think about a BF missed connections (like on craig's list)
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Chances are next to zero....even if something were created for BF connections.

Most cyclists I talk to in the area don't come to BF.
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I ride everyday - and when commuting I ride mostly the same route as I do everyday - and I do run into some of the same riders - I'd have to say I could not depend on running into this person again. And like KT said, no one I know in the club is on any of the several bike forums I'm on --- there are a few over in BikeJournal.com - I know only because they listed my club as their primary club - but I would not have any idea who they were. Me, hehe, they may pick out of a crowd...
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I've run across lots of "hot" cyclists. The few times I've bothered to try to talk with the men I meet, they're all married or waayyyyyyy too young.

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I'm usually goin' way too fast to take notice of how 'hot or not' other riders are.
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Old 08-29-07, 12:47 PM   #6
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I've run across lots of "hot" cyclists. The few times I've bothered to try to talk with the men I meet, they're all married or waayyyyyyy too young.

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Heh. That's why I joined the local bike club (to hopefully meet someone who rides a freaking bicycle and is single ---- the ex hated bicyclists on the street and let me know each and every time we passed one of my brethren), however - I quickly realized they are mostly all married - and if not then they were quite abit older.
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Its a known secret here in Denver that you just don't try to pick up people on the trails.

Just part of a rule we have here.
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Its a known secret here in Denver that you just don't try to pick up people on the trails.

Just part of a rule we have here.
there is no try, either do, or do not.
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Old 08-29-07, 01:10 PM   #9
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there is no try, either do, or do not.
Do not here!!! Actually just talking to a friend of mine lastnight about it. Its an known rule here you shouldn't attempt it.
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How would you know that he/she is the love of your life just by passing them. Yeah, I can pick out phyiscal qualites just as quickly as the next guy, but I need to hear them speak first. Case in point...Miss South Carolina...really hot....then she spoke.....
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post a craigslist missed connection. i think the whole world reads those things.
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Suppose you passed another cyclist who you are sure is the love of your life - Or even just plain hot. What are the odds you'll ever meet him/her again? I'm wondering what y'all think about a BF missed connections (like on craig's list)
That is hard to say i have passed someone that i knew in a class, during a few summers ago and i never seen her again.
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Heh. That's why I joined the local bike club (to hopefully meet someone who rides a freaking bicycle and is single ---- the ex hated bicyclists on the street and let me know each and every time we passed one of my brethren), however - I quickly realized they are mostly all married - and if not then they were quite abit older.
Older is ok. At least if they're divorced or widowed, the children, if any, are likely to be of majority age.
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I was conceived on a Denver bike trail.
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That would be Denver, Krinkistan? Just want to be sure I have the geography correct.
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there is no try, either do, or do not.
So now Yoda is a Texan?
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That would be Denver, Krinkistan? Just want to be sure I have the geography correct.

Yes, our capital is named after John Denver. I thought that was...oh, never mind.
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My last missed connection was at Laguardia.
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So now Yoda is a Texan?
Waiting for the PS of Yoda catching a delicious bass.
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Why does it have to be a bass? Why can't it be a delicious deep fried tempura sushi roll?

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Normal looking girl on bike = hotness index increased past the maximum.
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I've run across lots of "hot" cyclists. The few times I've bothered to try to talk with the men I meet, they're all married or waayyyyyyy too young.

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Okay, in addition to being male cyclists, there are three attributes listed here: (1) hot; (2) married; and (3) young. #3 most certainly does not apply to me. #2 will no longer apply to me by the first of the year, give or take. (it's actually quite amicable, but still sucky). As for #1, I'll leave that for you to decide.
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Why does it have to be a bass? Why can't it be a delicious deep fried tempura sushi roll?

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Something can be deep-fried, tempura or sushi, but not all three.
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Okay, in addition to being male cyclists, there are three attributes listed here: (1) hot; (2) married; and (3) young. #3 most certainly does not apply to me. #2 will no longer apply to me by the first of the year, give or take. (it's actually quite amicable, but still sucky). As for #1, I'll leave that for you to decide.
There was also an implied proximity.

And, yes, like the rest of the male cyclists I meet, you, too look "hot," as I put it earlier.
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Something can be deep-fried, tempura or sushi, but not all three.
You probably don't want to know how Jon prepares fish.
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