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Old 01-22-19, 03:16 PM
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Weird cycling dreams

Mine is a recurring disintegrating bike dream. I stop for something minor, then pieces go missing or break or are stolen, or are somewhere horrible that I can't get to, eventually down to a frame and wheel. Or less. Maybe I should do some maintenance now.

Anyone else having strange bike dreams now and then?
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Ha ha, yeah. I've had this one two or three times.

I'm riding fixed gear. I stop for some undisclosed reason and then can't catch back up to the group.

Riding and riding, trying as hard as I can for as long as I can but there they are, all kitted out, about 40 yards off my front wheel. They won't slow down and I can't bridge.

Its interesting that we both stop.


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Old 01-23-19, 08:54 AM
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I had a troubling one a while back. I was riding in the residential neighborhood that I often ride through on the way to work and I could hear distant sirens. I kept turning corners and hearing them get closer and closer until they were all around me at which point I stopped with this feeling of dread and looked down to see that I was covered in blood. With this came the sick realization that the sirens were coming for me. Then I woke up.
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@wphamilton - a good fortune teller might offer assistance. Or a DreamWeaver.
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jealous. don't sleep well enough to dream
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Old 01-23-19, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
@wphamilton - a good fortune teller might offer assistance. Or a DreamWeaver.
Hmm, tell us more about that ... you can't just leave it hanging. What's your cycling dream and what happened with the dream-walker?
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Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
Hmm, tell us more about that ... you can't just leave it hanging. What's your cycling dream and what happened with the dream-walker?
I suffer from early dementia, so my dreams might seem demented and otherwise.

In a slightly different context, cycling dreams = Going to the Sun Road, MRNP roads to Paradise & Sunrise, around Camano Island with friend(s), more rides on the Olympic Peninsula, another successful Cino Heroica in MT, and I would like to ride the coast road again San Francisco to Santa Barbara with a couple of friends. Just hangin with the Portland area vintage boys is fun, and the Seattle area vintage crowd always has me addicted. Mostly I just want to suck wheels of the 40+50 year olds, but even that is a dream some times.

I also believe a lot of silly (to you) things. I believe you weave your own dreams.
Life is good. Ride on!



In a different context = a dreamy bike
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My recurring nightmare:


It's always about some class I needed in order to graduate, that I absent-mindedly forgot to attend.
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post

I also believe a lot of silly (to you) things. I believe you weave your own dreams.
Life is good. Ride on!



In a different context = a dreamy bike
Only in good fun. I have known lucid dreaming and even known some "dream weavers". I reckon we all have a history.
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this like a Dog running in their sleep , your moving legs rumple up the covers?
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Weird cycling dreams
Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
Mine is a recurring disintegrating bike dream. I stop for something minor, then pieces go missing or break or are stolen, or are somewhere horrible that I can't get to, eventually down to a frame and wheel. Or less. Maybe I should do some maintenance now.

Anyone else having strange bike dreams now and then?
A couple of years ago I replied to this thread, but did not think my recurrent dream was weird:
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cycling dreams

For the first few years when I started commuting to work, I would dream that I had to be there for a critical procedure the first thing in the morning, and I was too far away to get there on time.

Much like that paradigmatic dream of going for a final exam, and can’t find the room / didn’t attend the class.
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Old 01-23-19, 01:21 PM
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I often dream that I am slow. I hope that dream never comes true.
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I often dream that I am fast. I hope that dream does come true.
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Over the years I have the same dream on the same MTB trail that only exists in Dreamland but it seems real. Maybe the trail exists somewhere but I don’t know where. Part is a desert loop and then it turns into a rugged wooded downhill. Every time I have this dream I have a blast so it is all good.
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