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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

Riff Thread: You know you are way too obsessed with your road bike when....

Old 08-08-05, 09:19 AM
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Complete the statement begun in the thread title...

Don't 'quote' your reply so as to make the thread easier and faster to read.....

PLEASE DON'T COMMENT ON OTHER POSTS No matter how funny they are - and there will be some FUNNY ones - refrain from comments or compliments so as to keep the riff going without interruption...
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Old 08-08-05, 09:23 AM
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you spend more time looking at it than the tv. In the same room.
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Old 08-08-05, 09:36 AM
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you start defending spandex...
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your wife complains that you would rather work on it than her!
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you can account for every single gram of weight on the bike, including factoring in road grit
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you spend multiple hours a day thinking of the perfect name when you haven't even bought the frame yet.
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you take half an hour to apply rim tape because it has to be just right
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Old 08-08-05, 09:55 AM
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....there is a calander hanging in your kitchen decdicated only to your bike's regularly scheduled maintenance (which is checked daily)
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Old 08-08-05, 11:09 AM
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... you start a thread on bikeforums.net about being way too obsessed with your road bike.
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Old 08-08-05, 11:13 AM
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...you keep your bike(s) in the house and walk by the room you keep them in just to have a look.
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haha... 'nother wins the thread
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... When falling down a road at 40mph is less frightening than missing a ride
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...you stop your car at the base of a mountain and decide, "no, I'd rather pedal up."
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Old 08-08-05, 11:33 AM
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...you stroke her top tube and fondle her saddle when no one's looking...or even when they are.
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...you try to clip out at a traffic light...while driving your car.
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Old 08-08-05, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by gcasillo
...you try to clip out at a traffic light...while driving your car.
Hilarious.
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You don't care if your 2 year old bangs into your nearly new car in the driveway with his "cozy coupe" (ah, no one will notice THOSE scratches) but you freak if he so much as stretches an arm in the direction of your bike....
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... your bike now costs more than your car.
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...you're driving your car and point out potholes to other cars behind you.
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You know the finish on every inch of your carbon fiber frame is is perfectly smooth.

Because you examine it regularly.

With your tongue.
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your group ride partners notice your enlarged spandex bulge after a particularly satisfying ride.
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You pull on the steering wheel and pull your legs in trying to bunnyhop potholes in your car.
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While in your car, you call out "on your left" as you pass traffic
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you have a specially made bed
...think about it
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