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Old 01-31-08, 12:21 PM
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You know you're cyclist when

This is just for fun. You know you're a cyclist when? The most expensive clothes you own are your bike jerseys and shorts.
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Old 01-31-08, 12:27 PM
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You wake up early on Saturday or Sunday (or your day off) morning, look over at your significant other and think, if I stay in bed maybe we can fool around when he/she wakes up. Or, if I get up quietly, and out right away, I can definitely go for a ride for a couple of hours. The bicycle beckons, the SO slumbers, and you ever-so-slowly slip out the door to your able and willing two-wheeled partner, always ready to show you a good time.

THAT, my friends, is a cyclist!
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Old 01-31-08, 03:43 PM
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You wake up early on Saturday or Sunday (or your day off) morning, look over at your significant other and think, if I stay in bed maybe we can fool around when he/she wakes up. Or, if I get up quietly, and out right away, I can definitely go for a ride for a couple of hours. The bicycle beckons, the SO slumbers, and you ever-so-slowly slip out the door to your able and willing two-wheeled partner, always ready to show you a good time.

THAT, my friends, is a cyclist!
And your SO knows that you will never cheat on her because you would much rather spend all your free time riding a bike...
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Old 01-31-08, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by voldemort View Post
You wake up early on Saturday or Sunday (or your day off) morning, look over at your significant other and think, if I stay in bed maybe we can fool around when he/she wakes up. Or, if I get up quietly, and out right away, I can definitely go for a ride for a couple of hours. The bicycle beckons, the SO slumbers, and you ever-so-slowly slip out the door to your able and willing two-wheeled partner, always ready to show you a good time.

THAT, my friends, is a cyclist!
Reminds me of a joke.

This guy is a gung-ho rider. Every Saturday morning he meets his buddies at the shop for an 50 mile hammerfest. Rain, shine, illness, whatever, he goes every Saturday morning. Except one time he opens the garage door and it's thunder and lightning and hail and wind. So for once he bails on the ride. He goes back upstairs, takes off his clothes, and climbs back into bed. He snuggles up to his wife and whispers in her ear "The weather is absolutely brutal out there..."

She says, "Can you believe my stupid husband is out riding his bike in that?"
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Old 01-31-08, 08:27 PM
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When you start buying parts on the sly, you know you are a cyclist. You married guys know what I'm talking about. bk
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Old 01-31-08, 08:51 PM
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When you come to a red light in your car you start to squeeze the steering wheel to stop.
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When an attractive woman cyclist rides by, and you're totally eyeing her bike.
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Old 01-31-08, 10:16 PM
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When you come to a red light in your car you start to squeeze the steering wheel to stop.



.......or you inavertently try to "clip-in" to the brake pedal.
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Old 02-01-08, 12:14 AM
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When you are in your car on a beautiful scenic highway that winds......and when you come up to that sharp turn you lean a little bit and tilt your head slightly, looking for the cracks and rocks in the road.
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Old 02-01-08, 01:41 AM
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You have more technical cycling clothes than regular clothes.
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Old 02-01-08, 07:40 AM
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When driving (yes, even the car-free among us do it sometimes), you come to the sweet downhill with a glorious view of the ocean and feel so, so sad that you are on four wheels not two.

And if some roadie is on that sweet downhill, you almost cry.
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When the analogies you use to make a point in conversation refer to things you read on BF or to experiences you had on your bike.
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When driving (yes, even the car-free among us do it sometimes), you come to the sweet downhill with a glorious view of the ocean and feel so, so sad that you are on four wheels not two.

And if some roadie is on that sweet downhill, you almost cry.
You're not driving the right car.

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When the price of your bike meets or exceeds the price of your car.
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On the sly purchase... +1

You have more charity ride tshirts than regular ones.

You dog runs for the backyard when you start pumping up the tires on your road bike.

Your reading this thread.

Your wife admits to a friend that you get more irritable from a lack of riding.

You already have a tricycle picked out for you unborn child.
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You're driving your car and you use hand signals when changing lanes, making turns,
and coming to a complete stop.

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When driving or walking, you keep glancing up and to the left to check your visor mirror.
(I've done this)
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