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Old 07-08-21, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
She wasn't into my back wheel or lack of brake but she thinks its sick that im riding with them with zero kit on a hybrid
I suspect its the same way that I was rooting for the special needs kid who did an Ironman a few months ago.
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
She wasn't into my back wheel or lack of brake but she thinks its sick that im riding with them with zero kit on a hybrid
Yes, I’m sure that she thinks you are sick.
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Old 07-09-21, 05:36 AM
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Originally Posted by guadzilla View Post
I suspect its the same way that I was rooting for the special needs kid who did an Ironman a few months ago.
Post of the thread.
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You guys are just jealous of how much clout I have with fixie chicks
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Old 07-09-21, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
You guys are just jealous of how much clout I have with fixie chicks
I never heard Nurse Ratched referred to as a fixie chick.
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Old 07-09-21, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by larrysellerz View Post
you guys are just grossed out by jealous of how much clout i have with the hairy-pitted, bull-nose-ring-sporting, patchouli-wearing fixie chicks
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Old 07-09-21, 12:14 PM
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Maybe don't ask women on group rides out. They're probably out there for the fun, exercise, and camaraderie, and having somebody ask them out while riding changes that. They have to decide, Do I want to go out with this guy? If I don't, how will he react when I say no? Will he resent it, and spend the rest of the ride sulking? Will he quit the group because of me? Or worse, will he hang out with the group to be near me, hoping I'll relent, and being a dick if I don't? You can see how this might spoil the whole thing for them. I mean, if they can't even engage in friendly conversation without having to deal with this stuff, why bother?

There are few enough women in this sport. Maybe don't chase them off?
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Old 07-09-21, 12:20 PM
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Maybe don't ask women on group rides out. They're probably out there for the fun, exercise, and camaraderie, and having somebody ask them out while riding changes that. They have to decide, Do I want to go out with this guy? If I don't, how will he react when I say no? Will he resent it, and spend the rest of the ride sulking? Will he quit the group because of me? Or worse, will he hang out with the group to be near me, hoping I'll relent, and being a dick if I don't? You can see how this might spoil the whole thing for them. I mean, if they can't even engage in friendly conversation without having to deal with this stuff, why bother?

There are few enough women in this sport. Maybe don't chase them off?
ibatngpotswawsbetbhobm*

*In before all the nice guys pile on to say "well actually women should be excited to be hit on by me!"
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Old 07-09-21, 12:24 PM
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Originally Posted by ksryder View Post
ibatngpotswawsbetbhobm*

*In before all the nice guys pile on to say "well actually women should be excited to be hit on by me!"
And they wonder why this forum is a sausage fest.
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Old 07-09-21, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Hikebikerun View Post
Can we have a sticky with a compilation of all these threads for entertainment?

There was some guy who had a Nintendo logo for an avatar who had some gems, too, but I can’t seem to remember his name.
Was there ever a more entertaining thread than this one?
Good upgrade or no
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Old 07-09-21, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
It seemed like a great idea, she really digs my style.
This is what she was really thinking: WWDD?



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Old 07-09-21, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by LarryMelman View Post
Was there ever a more entertaining thread than this one?
Good upgrade or no
There's another thread just like in General at the moment.

Project Denali...aka pimp this turd

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Old 07-09-21, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
Maybe don't ask women on group rides out. They're probably out there for the fun, exercise, and camaraderie, and having somebody ask them out while riding changes that. They have to decide, Do I want to go out with this guy? If I don't, how will he react when I say no? Will he resent it, and spend the rest of the ride sulking? Will he quit the group because of me? Or worse, will he hang out with the group to be near me, hoping I'll relent, and being a dick if I don't? You can see how this might spoil the whole thing for them. I mean, if they can't even engage in friendly conversation without having to deal with this stuff, why bother?

There are few enough women in this sport. Maybe don't chase them off?
The guy who is dating her now met her on a group ride, might have been this one, they both were former runners so they hit it off I guess. He's about your age (I assume) at 57 so he's doing pretty good for himself, dating a girl that I was after haha. There isn't anything wrong or sexist about asking a girl out when riding, obviously I wouldn't do it during the ride but we happened on each other after the ride and talked for a bit, she had lots of nice things to say to me and was impressed. A few weeks later I passed her when chasing an Alto Velo squad, she was visibly surprised and said "you're amazing" without thinking. Why wouldn't I ask her out, shes being all smiley and complimenting me. Hell, her boyfriend knew my name and rolled up on me and introduced himself as her boyfriend, maybe because he knew I was thinking about shooting my shot. People can make women feel uncomfortable everywhere, hard rules like don't bang your coworkers or don't ask someone out at the gym don't solve the problem of creepy guys and suavey guys can ask women out at most places in a way doesn't make them uncomfortable. I'm not a suavey guy though haha, only good at flirting with much older women.

In other words I'm mad that I missed my opportunity to tell people my name is Tuck, which is short for Supertuck but they would all think its short for Tucker. Eventually if anyone asked id tell them its short for Supertuck. Unfortunately they know my real name, maybe once I switch cities

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Old 07-09-21, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by seypat View Post
There's another thread just like in in General at the moment.

Project Denali...aka pimp this turd
Oh, no, really not similar at all. You need to read the 2011 thread. Make sure you have a couple hours to waste.
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Old 07-09-21, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
The guy who is dating her now met her on a group ride, might have been this one, they both were former runners so they hit it off I guess. He's about your age (I assume) at 57 so he's doing pretty good for himself, dating a girl that I was after haha. There isn't anything wrong or sexist about asking a girl out when riding, obviously I wouldn't do it during the ride but we happened on each other after the ride and talked for a bit, she had lots of nice things to say to me and was impressed. A few weeks later I passed her when chasing an Alto Velo squad, she was visibly surprised and said "you're amazing" without thinking. Why wouldn't I ask her out, shes being all smiley and complimenting me. Hell, her boyfriend knew my name and rolled up on me and introduced himself as her boyfriend, maybe because he knew I was thinking about shooting my shot. People can make women feel uncomfortable everywhere, hard rules like don't bang your coworkers or don't ask someone out at the gym don't solve the problem of creepy guys and suavey guys can ask women out at most places in a way doesn't make them uncomfortable. I'm not a suavey guy though haha, only good at flirting with much older women.
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Old 07-09-21, 04:56 PM
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Originally Posted by LarrySellerz View Post
The guy who is dating her now met her on a group ride, might have been this one, they both were former runners so they hit it off I guess. He's about your age (I assume) at 57 so he's doing pretty good for himself, dating a girl that I was after haha. There isn't anything wrong or sexist about asking a girl out when riding, obviously I wouldn't do it during the ride but we happened on each other after the ride and talked for a bit, she had lots of nice things to say to me and was impressed. A few weeks later I passed her when chasing an Alto Velo squad, she was visibly surprised and said "you're amazing" without thinking. Why wouldn't I ask her out, shes being all smiley and complimenting me. Hell, her boyfriend knew my name and rolled up on me and introduced himself as her boyfriend, maybe because he knew I was thinking about shooting my shot. People can make women feel uncomfortable everywhere, hard rules like don't bang your coworkers or don't ask someone out at the gym don't solve the problem of creepy guys and suavey guys can ask women out at most places in a way doesn't make them uncomfortable. I'm not a suavey guy though haha, only good at flirting with much older women.

In other words I'm mad that I missed my opportunity to tell people my name is Tuck, which is short for Supertuck but they would all think its short for Tucker. Eventually if anyone asked id tell them its short for Supertuck. Unfortunately they know my real name, maybe once I switch cities
I had to go put waders on. It's getting deep in here.
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I had to go put waders on. It's getting deep in here.
"Dear Penthouse Forum..."
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Oh, no, really not similar at all. You need to read the 2011 thread. Make sure you have a couple hours to waste.
Yeah I’m 8 pages in now and I was supposed to be going on a long morning ride right now…..

Also, Larry just described himself as “suave” and now there’s coffee sprayed all over my couch.
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Unfortunately they know my real name, maybe once I switch cities
I don't think Witness Protection applies to creepers.
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Originally Posted by LarryMelman View Post
Was there ever a more entertaining thread than this one?
Good upgrade or no
Oooh... i remember this thread and the JSChristian fellow. He had several memorable threads, IIRC. I only got in at post #157 on this one.

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Larry, in light of the additional info you've provided, it's clear the biker chick is waiting for your next move. Shouldn't be too difficult to displace the 50 something guy, though obviously you would need to be in an equal or better financial position. Anyway ride up beside her on your next outing and explain the benefits of riding shirtless, why she should try it. Good luck and report back.
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Larry, in light of the additional info you've provided, it's clear the biker chick is waiting for your next move. Shouldn't be too difficult to displace the 50 something guy, though obviously you would need to be in an equal or better financial position. Anyway ride up beside her on your next outing and explain the benefits of riding shirtless, why she should try it. Good luck and report back.
beating the older guy is the plan, but it will take a lot of work considering he rides ~400 miles a week and KOMs all over the place. I think he's juicing

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LOL.. given the number of anonymous Larrys contributing, I think you're on to something.
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I encountered a young man riding towards me this morning on a multi-use path. He was IMHO going too fast for the path so I got off the hoods and into the drops to get better control of my bike and have better braking if I needed it. Then he waved and I was in no position to return the gesture. This has weighed heavily on me all day. We were both wearing helmets, he had a t-shirt and I was wearing a jersey. I will admit though I was wearing mountain bike shorts on a road bike which may seem wrong, but the bike was a vintage bike boom bike so there may be some wiggle room there.

I didn't want to start a new thread or drag this one off topic, but I did a search and this seemed like the best place to ask. Should I start going topless (shirt and helmet) so people won't wave at me making me feel awkward about not always being able to reciprocate?
A tightly fitted tube top to highlight the pecks & a flat brimmed cap might achieve what you're after.
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A tightly fitted tube top to highlight the pecks & a flat brimmed cap might achieve what you're after.
Add to that a fat money clip.
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