Join Date: Mar 2005
Bikes: road, mtn, and several commuter bikes
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I know many roadies are obsessed with equipment -- to the point of being snobbish toward anybody without the latest stuff. But to actually say something nasty is going way beyond the usual – I think that guy is just insecure and it made him feel just a little bigger to put down your bike… don’t let it bother you.
Of all the types of cyclists, the ones that I don’t even try to exchange greetings with anymore: the guys with lots of tattoos riding fixies – they seem to think that it would be beneath them to acknowledge me.
Sheriff: You have a lot of experience with bounty hunters, do you?
Mattie Ross: That is a silly question. I am here to settle my father’s affairs.
Sheriff: All alone?
Mattie Ross: I am the person for it. Mama was never any good at sums and she could hardly spell “CAT”.
--from the movie True Grit (2010)