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    You know you're a cyclist when...

    You get spam with the heading "Lose unwanted LBS", and your first thought is "Why would anyone want to lose their local bike shop?"
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    Quote Originally Posted by bbbean View Post
    You get spam with the heading "Lose unwanted LBS", and your first thought is "Why would anyone want to lose their local bike shop?"
    You know you're a cyclist when you have given your bike a name. But then again, maybe that also works for cars. Maybe you're a cyclist when after a hard day's work, you go meet your friends who are also biking enthusiasts and go for a ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbbean View Post
    You get spam with the heading "Lose unwanted LBS", and your first thought is "Why would anyone want to lose their local bike shop?"
    I hate to say this but I actually thought that "LBS" WAS local bike shop. It was the same when my brother flew in from Canada for a seminar, and told me that "he would be staying at the MBS (Marina Bay Sands) and my first thought was MyBikeShop, the actual name of the shop I go to. Please tell me there's nothing wrong with me.

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    Or when you feel a fool after trying to clip into the gas and clutch pedal when you get in your car.

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    ...when you realize that you're pushing the shopping cart from the ramps.

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    you have a spandex setting on your dryer

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    You take vacation days to go riding.

    You have a collection of old Nashbar catalogs around your living quarters.

    You have chuckled at "the Eddie Scene" in "American Flyers".

    No matter where you were, or what you were doing, you mourned when you learned that Sheldon Brown
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    Quote Originally Posted by awfulwaffle View Post
    Or when you feel a fool after trying to clip into the gas and clutch pedal when you get in your car.
    not just bikes... I was driving home one day after I just had a flying lesson. I got on the highway and, when I got up to speed, I reached down between the seats to set the "trim wheel" to maintain my speed.
    "If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went."
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    Gu starts to taste good. But only the Chocolate Outrage, of course.

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    You find yourself talking about bicycle things and no one in the room is listening....and you're ok with that.

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    Coming back from a ride with your legs engorged with blood makes you feel like a badass.


    What do you mean "off the bike"?

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    ... when you're at the grocery store and you ask for a shopping cart with drop bars.

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    ... when you walk or drive in the street and think: "I forgot to put on my helmet"

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    ...when you see tracks ahead and try to lift out of the seat....while you're driving.

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    when you do over the shoulder head checks... while walking in the supermarket...

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    When you go to a fall festival event dressed in your cycling kit and someone says, "what are you dressed up as", and you say, "me". Really happened...

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    during sex you feel clipped in...

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    snot rockets on the escalator...

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    Quote Originally Posted by etsisk View Post
    not just bikes... I was driving home one day after I just had a flying lesson. I got on the highway and, when I got up to speed, I reached down between the seats to set the "trim wheel" to maintain my speed.
    I must admit this one is really funny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zapdaba View Post
    snot rockets on the escalator...
    And that's why we can't go to the mall any more!
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    When you can out drive everyone else in a blizzard in your cheap car with summer tires.

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    When people say, "what the hell happened to your shins?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolf Dust View Post
    When people say, "what the hell happened to your shins?"
    Followed by "Do you shave your legs or do you just have no hair?"
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