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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    How to tell a cycling fanatic

    Here are my criteria, as they apply to me:
    1. You manage a very large internet forum...................about bicycling
    2. You own a car, it gets less than 5,000 miles a year
    3. Any one of your bikes cost MORE than said car
    4. N+1? Is it really an option, or is it a mandate?
    5. Your closet has more cycling clothes than business suits
    6. You have a really wierd suntan, including a reverse raccoon tan because of your sunglasses, and your facial tan ends in the middle of your forehead at the helmet line
    7. If you are bald, your scalp has leopard spot tanning that matches your helmet vents


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    My helmet tan, when I was shaving my noggin, was always front to back in 1/2 inch stripes. Very odd looking, indeed. They actually peeled once. Thank God for hats.
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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    8. You tell your co workers to HTFU and they have to ask what it means.
    9. When your friend tells you about her breast enlargement and she mentions 'nipples', you get a bit of confusion for a second because you immediately picture spokes protruding out from them.
    10. When someone mentions the work 'Park' you see in your mind blue rather than green.
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    I got 2, 3, 5, 6.

    What's N+1?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    9. When your friend tells you about her breast enlargement and she mentions 'nipples', you get a bit of confusion for a second because you immediately picture spokes protruding out from them.
    I'm not a cycling fanatic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trustnoone View Post
    I got 2, 3, 5, 6.

    What's N+1?
    N is the current number of bikes you own. N+1 means the next bike you will purchase.
    Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. ~Mark Twain, "Taming the Bicycle"
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    11. You forget your rain gear on a day of predicted T-storms... and don't really care.
    12. You put a blemish (scratch, dent, etc.) on your already-blemished bike and feel the pain for weeks afterward.
    13. When your detached garage is (temporarily) taken over by local wildlife, you're more concerned about your bike(s) than your garage.

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    14. You go into convulsions trying to convince a coworker to spend $300 at an LBS instead of $100 at Walmart, and then the rest of your coworkers think you're a weirdo jerk for it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bikeforums
    Your rights end where another poster's feelings begin.

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    I've owned my van for 3 years and put 7000 miles on it.
    So there.
    Except that I am going on a road trip totaling 3000 miles RT to move a certain someone here.

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    15. You refuse to wave at others while riding.
    16. You're part of a never ending thread on the merits - or not - of cycling helmets.
    "Watch out for giants; they are boorish fools with tongues wagging, drunk upon their own words.
    They will try to teach you a lesson if given the chance, and you will stumble over their stinking feet."

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    17. You mention anodized nipples, and mistake the look on the listener's face for admiration.
    18. You store an item weighing exactly 1 gram in a safe place... for reference.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by trustnoone View Post
    I got 2, 3, 5, 6.
    What's N+1?
    N+1=the ideal number of bikes to own with N being defined as the number you currently own.

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    your junk mail consists of bicycle-related catalogs
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DX-MAN View Post
    11. You forget your rain gear on a day of predicted T-storms... and don't really care.
    12. You put a blemish (scratch, dent, etc.) on your already-blemished bike and feel the pain for weeks afterward.
    13. When your detached garage is (temporarily) taken over by local wildlife, you're more concerned about your bike(s) than your garage.
    Am I still a bike fanatic if it is only an attempt and I'm more worried about the puppies knocking over the bike than getting the bloodstains out of the garage floor? (Oh short of a bear the puppies will win and grin).

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    You set up your web browser to auto load Bike Forums when launching.
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    Ride what and in what manner pleases you. Those that mind don't matter, and those that matter don't mind. srsly.
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    Funny, Keith, I never considered puppies as wildlife....

    This one, for me, came out of a raccoon making himself at home in my rafters.

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    You can build a bike or two with with the spare parts in your garage.
    "Study your math, kids. Key to the Universe." - Gabriel in The Prophecy

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    when, as a male, you do not flinch when you talk about putting on tights
    when you wander the local neighbourhood scouting out white garage doors
    coasting, few quotes are worthy of him, and of those, even fewer printable in a family forum......quote 3alarmer

    No @coasting, you should stay 100% as you are right now, don't change a thing....quote Heathpack

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    when, as a male, you do not flinch when you talk about putting on tights
    when you wander the local neighbourhood scouting out white garage doors
    Humor me - white garage doors??
    "Watch out for giants; they are boorish fools with tongues wagging, drunk upon their own words.
    They will try to teach you a lesson if given the chance, and you will stumble over their stinking feet."

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    Quote Originally Posted by dahut View Post
    Humor me - white garage doors??

    The classic background used for taking pictures of your bicycle. Be sure that your valve stems and cranks are in the approved position or you will never hear the end of it. And flip that stem, too.
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    When you think a boat anchor is a great background for a yellow bike.

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    Positive to 2,5, and 6 . Is that enough to qualify..? I think, if you put more miles on your bikes than you do your car, that alone should be enough..
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    Quote Originally Posted by dahut View Post
    Humor me - white garage doors??

    you mean you take pictures of your bike willy nilly without consideration of the correct etiquette?

    good grief! what is the world coming to?
    coasting, few quotes are worthy of him, and of those, even fewer printable in a family forum......quote 3alarmer

    No @coasting, you should stay 100% as you are right now, don't change a thing....quote Heathpack

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    Quote Originally Posted by DataJunkie View Post
    Except that I am going on a road trip totaling 3000 miles RT to move a certain someone here.
    So you picked up an import, eh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    When you think a boat anchor is a great background for a yellow bike.

    You tell a cycling fanatic by his black socks and sneakers?
    "Watch out for giants; they are boorish fools with tongues wagging, drunk upon their own words.
    They will try to teach you a lesson if given the chance, and you will stumble over their stinking feet."

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