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    Cleansing

    There's this memorable Lance Armstrong quote where somebody asks him if he rides his bike for the pleasure, and he responds that no, he does it for the pain, that the pain is cleansing. I agree. Cycling isn't fun much of the time, it hurts too much. It's actually like getting sandblasted from the inside out. Mentally and physically. That's why I do it.

    "Fun". Get serious. There's no fun in cycling. As if

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    There's no fun in cycling. As if
    What about when you're going downhill and you yell "Weeeeeee!!!!"?
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    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makel View Post
    What about when you're going downhill and you yell "Weeeeeee!!!!"?
    Don't deny it.
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    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makel View Post
    Don't deny it.
    You know you do it.
    Quote Originally Posted by coasting
    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makel View Post
    You know you do it.
    Am I right?
    Quote Originally Posted by coasting
    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makel View Post
    Am I right?
    Yes I am.
    Quote Originally Posted by coasting
    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Pcad I never took you for a Lance fanboy
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    Being full of crap and depositing it here consistently is really nothing to be proud of.

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    Anyone else find this trend of replying to one's own post multiple times tiresome?

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    Lifes too short to be miserable. When I find my legs aND BRAIN TAKING ME TO LEVELS OF NO FUN, i SLOW DOWN, BREATH EASIER AND ENJOY THE RIDE. i NEED TO REMIND MYSELF, A 57 Y.O. MAN WITH AN ARTIFICIAL HIP THAT THE HEalth benifits can be accrued with a gentler ride. I have to work at it though. My naturl inclination is to push to the no fun level.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScoJo View Post
    Anyone else find this trend of replying to one's own post multiple times tiresome?
    Very!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScoJo View Post
    Anyone else find this trend of replying to one's own post multiple times tiresome?
    Yes.
    Meh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Somnifac View Post
    Yes.
    Do you?
    Meh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Somnifac View Post
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    Ok, not really.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    Pcad I never took you for a Lance fanboy
    you haven't paid close enough attention to him then.

    (which is good)

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    There's this memorable Lance Armstrong quote where somebody asks him if he rides his bike for the pleasure, and he responds that no, he does it for the pain, that the pain is cleansing. I agree. Cycling isn't fun much of the time, it hurts too much. It's actually like getting sandblasted from the inside out. Mentally and physically. That's why I do it.

    "Fun". Get serious. There's no fun in cycling. As if
    Stop the Lance worshipping................we got an old guard.......... Caveman Bob Roll to idolize

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    Its enjoyable to me..............what would you rather do....get out and ride or listen to the wife nag ya???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Makel View Post
    What about when you're going downhill and you yell "Weeeeeee!!!!"?
    no time for yelling weeeee, you should HTFU and pedal harder on the downhills till it hurts

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScoJo View Post
    Anyone else find this trend of replying to one's own post multiple times tiresome?

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    Very!
    wow!
    Quote Originally Posted by coasting
    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pallen View Post
    no time for yelling weeeee, you should HTFU and pedal harder on the downhills till it hurts
    I tries but they no spin.
    Quote Originally Posted by coasting
    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    This was exactly my frustration with cyclocross with this being my first season. I was too unsure of my off-road and mud handling abilities that I never got to the point of pushing towards pain. Ended up being a fun season, but never gave me the physical outlet that my mental psyche needs. So now it's back to road racing this year after 3 years off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eippo1 View Post
    This was exactly my frustration with cyclocross with this being my first season. I was too unsure of my off-road and mud handling abilities that I never got to the point of pushing towards pain. Ended up being a fun season, but never gave me the physical outlet that my mental psyche needs. So now it's back to road racing this year after 3 years off.
    You can do it!
    Quote Originally Posted by coasting
    hello kitty is evil. i was thrown out of the shop for trying to take a pic. evil big corporate strong arm tactics. kitty is dead to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    There's this memorable Lance Armstrong quote where somebody asks him if he rides his bike for the pleasure, and he responds that no, he does it for the pain, that the pain is cleansing. I agree. Cycling isn't fun much of the time, it hurts too much. It's actually like getting sandblasted from the inside out. Mentally and physically. That's why I do it.

    "Fun". Get serious. There's no fun in cycling. As if
    You're doing it wrong.
    Everybody's got plans... until they get hit.
    - Mike Tyson

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    Quote Originally Posted by eippo1 View Post
    This was exactly my frustration with cyclocross with this being my first season. I was too unsure of my off-road and mud handling abilities that I never got to the point of pushing towards pain. Ended up being a fun season, but never gave me the physical outlet that my mental psyche needs. So now it's back to road racing this year after 3 years off.
    Try racing track during the winter. That'll hurt you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
    Pcad I never took you for a Lance fanboy
    Just because I agree with his cleansing statement doesn't mean I'm a Lance Fanboy.

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