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View Poll Results: People who don't ride/dress/groom like I do
Are misinformed fools.
8
28.57%
Just haven't had it explained properly.
9
32.14%
Are victims of a giant conspiracy.
4
14.29%
Have deep psychological flaws that keep them from seeing the one true way.
17
60.71%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 28. You may not vote on this poll

People who don't ride/dress/groom like I do

Old 04-04-16, 02:10 PM
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People who don't ride/dress/groom like I do

Just thought I could boil about 1000 threads down to their essence.
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Old 04-04-16, 02:16 PM
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Lolz..
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Old 04-04-16, 02:18 PM
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do you dress like Robin Hood with spandex, crimpelene and do you wear shirts with someone else's name on?
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Old 04-04-16, 02:22 PM
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Glad there's a cut-off date for the poll so it won't just go on and on and on and on and on and on................................................................................
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Old 04-04-16, 02:33 PM
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it's a shame you don't have a choice like the one below.

<> are probably wondering why I don't dress, etc. like they do.

This may rankle some here, but a generation or two back bicycling used to attract free-spirited types, who didn't care what other people did or thought, and likewise didn't care that mainstream folks thought they were oddballs. Since they didn't care what was in or out, they also didn't care what fellow outsiders did or thought.

These days bicycling is in, and attracting the very same types that folks used to try to avoid.
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People who spend less money or time than me aren't committed or hardcore enough.
People who spend more money or time than me are insane.
People who spend money and time on different things than me are deluded or mentally deficient.
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Old 04-04-16, 03:32 PM
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People who don't ride/dress/groom like I do....
...are riding/dressing/grooming as they see fit, as do I for myself.

If someone doesn't like what I'm wearing or the type of bike I'm riding, it's not going to hurt my feelings one bit. I'm not some modern day entitled snowflake whose feelings get hurt if someone even looks at me the wrong way. LOL!!
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Boxers or briefs?
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All I know is any man who doesn't wear a proper set of breeches and matching codpiece is not a gentleman but a scoundrel.
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Old 04-04-16, 05:35 PM
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Those slower than me don't train enough, those faster are PED users.
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I didn't see a choice for "all of the above."
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In order to best exemplify my 21st Century American exceptionalism, I will say ... all those who do not do as I do----Bomb Them!!!!

Cycling has long been lacking in drone strikes.
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I consider myself a non-conformist . . . just like all my friends
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Boxers or briefs?
Boxer Briefs
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Should I give a tinkers damn what other people think about how I dress?
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I only care about what the ladies like:

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Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post
In order to best exemplify my 21st Century American exceptionalism, I will say ... all those who do not do as I do----Bomb Them!!!!

Cycling has long been lacking in drone strikes.
And bomb the people who don't do as I say.
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Old 04-05-16, 07:23 AM
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
it's a shame you don't have a choice like the one below.

<> are probably wondering why I don't dress, etc. like they do.

This may rankle some here, but a generation or two back bicycling used to attract free-spirited types, who didn't care what other people did or thought, and likewise didn't care that mainstream folks thought they were oddballs. Since they didn't care what was in or out, they also didn't care what fellow outsiders did or thought.

These days bicycling is in, and attracting the very same types that folks used to try to avoid.
Absolutely. I saw some nice tartan breeches Scotland Shop Tartan Gifts and Accessories that, combined with some argyle or silk hosiery, would be just the thing for my sunday jaunts. I want to see the renegades out there!
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Originally Posted by J.C. Koto View Post
All I know is any man who doesn't wear a proper set of breeches and matching codpiece is not a gentleman but a scoundrel.
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Old 04-05-16, 07:58 AM
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The great thing about riding the beach is I really could give a crap what people think about how I dress and they all treat me like a friend whether they're a millennial stoner, old time clammer, drifter, beachcomber, drunk, firewood cutter, cop, surfer, beach fisher, sand castle builder, kid with a kite, drug dealer, RC fanatic, tourista, Subie driving hipster. Ok, the Subie driving smug millennial hipsters can go suck it.
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Clothing is a complete and utter waste of money. If I could get away with it, I would wear battleship grey overalls with nothing else everywhere. I do like to be clean, showering everyday.
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Old 04-05-16, 08:25 AM
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Anyone who does ride/groom/dress like me would have to be insane. I don't want to meet that person.
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Nobody dresses like I do. If I see them I shall attack at once. For they are an interloper. Destined to placed in a shallow grave in the woods. Be warned.
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I wouldn't be doing it the way I do, if it wasn't the correct way.
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Clothing is a complete and utter waste of money. If I could get away with it, I would wear battleship grey overalls with nothing else everywhere. I do like to be clean, showering everyday.
That's too funny, because I came to the same basic conclusion and wear gray or black fatigue pants and a gray sweatshirt or t-shirt pretty much all the time. It is my "work uniform," my shopping outfit, my travel attire ... I never need to worry about what to wear or what clothes to buy or pack.

That daily showering though ... that is an intriguing idea.
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