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Old 04-05-05, 08:18 PM
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You like riding too much when...

Everyone please add their own reason


...You want to tell you girlfriend to leave so you can go riding
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Old 04-05-05, 08:19 PM
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You quit your decent paying, stable job . . . . to go to Australia to cycle for 3 months!
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Old 04-05-05, 08:33 PM
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You spend the rent money on a new cassette.
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Old 04-05-05, 08:34 PM
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you quit your job for it.

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you buy more bikes when your current one works fine.
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you don't mind being seen in lycra
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When you dream about riding (Your bike, I mean.)
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Old 04-05-05, 08:45 PM
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You are laying in bed with the laptop reading bikeforums.
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...when, at 17, offered the choice between a second hand banger or a full suspension bike you chose the
bike
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Old 04-05-05, 08:50 PM
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I think i would pick the bike even if i didn't ride. Man that car is ugly.
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my thoughts exactly
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...you get fired from a job because of it.

Long story.
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...you try to unclip at traffic lights...while driving.
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Originally Posted by EventServices
...you get fired from a job because of it.

Long story.
that would also work in the "you like drinking too much when...." category.
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Originally Posted by Ranger
You are laying in bed with the laptop reading bikeforums.
do it on a nightly basis
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Originally Posted by EventServices
...you get fired from a job because of it.

Long story.
I heard about that man...such ****...I hate corporate america.
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You shop at Aldi to afford more bike trips and parts.
You blow your whole tax return on bike parts and tools.
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Your friends know the exact route of your training rides from hearing you talk about riding so much...
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When your wheel spokes shatter constantly
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Originally Posted by HaagenDas
When your wheel spokes shatter constantly
hey it looks like someone's been reading my old accident threads
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Originally Posted by larue
hey it looks like someone's been reading my old accident threads
Or poweredbytrd's current threads...
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Youre hungry, but ride to a restraunt 8 miles away to avoid the horse smell from the tourist carriges, but you never think the 8 miles is too far away on an empty stomach!


You skip work early on Sunday's to watch OLN scant cycling coverage.

You own more cycling shoes then normal shoes.

You drive a hill in a strange place and wonder how fast you can go on your bike.

You NEVER leave town without your bike and gear.

Your user name is based on your old riding nickname. (I spin now)

Your car gets towed because you never drive it. (For you condo dwellers)

You run errands on your bike, but plan longer routes to ride longer.

Cycling.tv is your home page.

Bikeforums.net is your home page.

You never recognize your riding buddies in street clouths.

July has been changed to Lance on your calender.

You know how long you can go with water, Gatorade, and gel packs.

Phil and Paul don't put you to sleep.

You hear Phil's voice in your head while riding.(I did hear him once on HHI yelling at me during a training ride)

You can name more then two American pro cycling racers.

You have "American Flyers", "Quicksilver", "Breaking Away", and "The Triplets of Belleville" on VHS or DVD.

Your new helmet irrates you because you can't feel it.

You can fix that broken spoke. (TRD and Boston Fixed)
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Old 04-05-05, 11:06 PM
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You go on Bikeforums.net at 1:00AM
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Heavy interval training? - makes me hear strange things too. Usually sounds like a pair of lungs being coughed up.

Originally Posted by DieselDan
You hear Phil's voice in your head while riding.(I did hear him once on HHI yelling at me during a training ride)
...and, yeah, what can I say.

Originally Posted by DieselDan
You have "American Flyers", "Quicksilver", "Breaking Away", and "The Triplets of Belleville" on VHS or DVD.
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You have 3 frames, that equal 1 working bike and you still think about the 4th frame you want to buy.
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