Seriously, I'm sick and tired of teh bf making millions of excuses not to ride a bike. My case: bike riding is good exercise, a good way of saving gas for short trips like the ones we make (hello? Taking a car two miles so we can run at a track?!?!?! ), is less hard on the body than other forms of exercise...I could go on and on. His case: he doesn't like bikes, is not good at riding, doesn't have a rideable bike. That's it. I can shoot it down with: you don't have to like bikes to ride them, you will get better the more you ride, and I'll fix your bike, or you can use mine and I'll use teh lil bro's crappy Walmart one if it's too much trouble for you to take the bike off the garage ceiling and get it to me to be fixed.
Seriously. He's the one saying he needs to get more exercise. I'm suggesting a way he can get more exercise that involves me. We even made a deal--if I run, he'll ride a bike. I ran, pain in the jiggly bits ignored even if it bothers me a lot. Is he on the ****ing bike? NO.
This morning, I tried to get him to ride a bike again, and succeeded...for five minutes. He was riding my folder, and I was on my bro's Walmart mtb. After just five minutes and about 2-3 blocks from the house, he stopped and said he was going back for the car. I said "fine, go back, I'll take my bike, you walk teh bro's bike back home, and I'll meet you at the track." He said I was guilt-tripping him (even though I *repeatedly* told him I was NOT), and got on the bike for another 2-3 blocks before stopping completely, complaining about how I was nagging him and hurrying him to get out and he was getting a cramp because he didn't stretch.
WELL, it's his bloody fault for dawdling so much isn't it?! I tried to wake him up at 6am and kept trying 'til almost eight, then he dawdled even more, watching youtube until it was almost getting too hot to run.
Anyway, I just got fed up and said "FINE! DO WHAT YOU WANT!" and rode off to the track. I waited about 30mins for him to come so we could start running, but he didn't come and I was hot and mad and tired, so I just rode back home.
Anyway, sorry for the rant. Just needed to vent.