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The eternal question----who am I Fred--Road Nazi? Campy guy? Freak?

Old 12-19-09, 12:37 AM
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The eternal question----who am I Fred--Road Nazi? Campy guy? Freak?

OK, I have two bikes. Both have chains and cassettes so shiny you might need sunglasses to view them. To me they are art. The entire sport is art....

If I show up for any event....My chains will glitter as if freshly installed (or cleaned)...

When I cook pasta I hand roll the dough and peel fresh romano tomatoes for the sauce, Parmigiano-Reggiano and good olive oil are staples in my home.

Yet I ride shimano.....................

But I love to sit back and listen to the click click click of my finely tuned shimano components.

I was just wondering if the music is better from Italy..... Any chance I may be a campy guy but I just dont know ?

Silly post, please dont hammer me. Too much Pinot Grigio this evening.
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I'm going with "dandy."
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Originally Posted by ilovetheewind
OK, I have two bikes. Both have chains and cassettes so shiny you might need sunglasses to view them.
If I show up for any event....My chains will glitter as if freshly installed (or cleaned)...
if your bikes are that clean you're not riding enough, and why are you bringing multiple bikes to these so called "events"? I'm pretty sure you only need to ride one bike to the movie theater to go watch the new twilight.

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Any chance I may be a campy guy but I just dont know ?
unless you have replaced your helmet with a rapha wool cap for winter rides, then no, I'd just say you're a regular fred.

and pino grigio... what are you a girl in highschool?
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By your description you could be a Road Nazi, but making this thread makes you an absolute FRED. You're right up there with Pcad in fredliness.
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I'd say you like Italian food and bicycles. The first really means nothing (who doesn't like italian food) and the second means you're a dork.
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Why limit yourself???
I agree. I think you need to experiment a bit more. Let your drivetrain get dirty and vary your diet:


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Originally Posted by JacoKierkegaard
I'm going with "dandy."

"In high school, as he himself has testified, he convinced school authorities that they should start a cooking class for boys, which he proudly joined. Not long ago, it was written, he protested about a critic: 'He said I sewed when I was a boy. People read this and get the wrong idea. It's an innuendo that I am odd.' But it was Liberace's own 'Mom' who disclosed that as a child he preferred to sew rather than 'roughhouse' with other boys."

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Originally Posted by ilovetheewind
OK, I have two bikes. Both have chains and cassettes so shiny you might need sunglasses to view them. To me they are art. The entire sport is art....

If I show up for any event....My chains will glitter as if freshly installed (or cleaned)...

When I cook pasta I hand roll the dough and peel fresh romano tomatoes for the sauce, Parmigiano-Reggiano and good olive oil are staples in my home.

Yet I ride shimano.....................

But I love to sit back and listen to the click click click of my finely tuned shimano components.

I was just wondering if the music is better from Italy..... Any chance I may be a campy guy but I just dont know ?

Silly post, please dont hammer me. Too much Pinot Grigio this evening.
You might have a gay streak (NTTAWT)
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dose you name happen to be enrico gimondi?
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From Breaking Away:

"Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even takes up the Italian culture, much to his friends and parents annoyance."
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Ah, the eternal question, WHO AM I?
I'm going with "incognito", after the pinot grigio (grigio?) wears off.
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Originally Posted by Reynolds
You might have a gay streak (NTTAWT)
or

NTTIAWWT

Regardless. A clear case of a wine soaked thread start
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Um, the only thing that's disappointing to see these days is a classic Italian brand bedecked in Shimano or SRAM. All three component company's products work amazingly well, but there is a bit of a discordant juxtaposition when you see Shimano on a Colnago or SRAM on a Pinarello.
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Dude first before even considering campy, you need to drink real italian wine: Barolo, Brunello, Amarone, Montelpulcino, Chianti Classico. Pino Grigio is for girls......

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