You know you are addicted to cycling when...

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You know you are addicted to cycling when...

Postby heavymetal » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:22 pm

You know that you are addicted to cycling when .....

You see a member of the opposite sex ride past and you are more interested in their bike
When you look at a new house, you estimate how many bikes you can get into the garage and main bedroom
The car is broken, but you buy new parts for the bike instead.
You get invited to a party, but decline because you are going riding instead.
You buy another bike even though you have one for each day of the week
You paid more for your bike than your car :shock:
When you buy people presents, they are cycling related even though they don't ride :lol:
You only mow the lawn because the long grass is getting caught in the bike's chain as you push the bike up to the back door.
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Postby Mulger bill » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:29 pm

You haven't posted for a week, too busy riding.

Your bike looks fabulous by candlelight.

Cable caps MUST be Ti

You never volunteer to go in for the coffees, don't mind paying, just not leaving her alone outside.
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Postby europa » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:31 pm

This is my diniing room at the moment. Do I have a problem?

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Postby europa » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:34 pm

Okay, you have the Black Beast leaning against the dining table on the right ... a table covered with helmets and lights and panniers and locks and ...

The Sow's Ear is mounted in the stationary trainer. The towel is hanging over the rack to dry but when I'm riding on the trainer, it's wrapped around the top tube.

The Europa is in the background, leaning against my son's OCR2.

My daughter's tag-along bike is out of shot at the moment.

I do have a double garage, but the wooden boats live out there ... besides, I want my babies where I can see them :D

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Postby heavymetal » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:37 pm

europa wrote:This is my diniing room at the moment. Do I have a problem?


Yes, you could possibly fit another two bikes in there :D
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Postby Mulger bill » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:43 pm

Europa wrote:This is my diniing room at the moment. Do I have a problem?


Oh yes indeedy, you do have a problem, nothing with fat tyres. :shock: If you don't want an MTB, get a 20" Trials bike, you could hop nicely onto the table and still leave room for bicyclewa's two other bikes.
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Postby reparto corse » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:51 pm

Yes you do have a problem europa.... not enough Bikes :)
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Postby mikesbytes » Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:56 am

bicyclewa wrote:
europa wrote:This is my diniing room at the moment. Do I have a problem?


Yes, you could possibly fit another two bikes in there :D


Hang them from the ceiling

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Postby gururug » Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:29 pm

You visit a cycling forum over three times a day
or
Visit your LBS more than once a month.
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Postby pospete » Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:14 pm

You buy lycra that matches your bike, or your personality.
You wear lycra in front of the telly,
You stay in because " I'm washing my Lycra"
You say, " Not tonight dear, I have to cycle in the morning".
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Postby sogood » Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:37 am

In reference to Mikebytes' current thread I'll add one...

You know you are addicted to cycling when you pass up a sure win in power lifting for cycling. :wink:
Bianchi, Ridley, Montague, GT, Garmin and All things Apple :)
RK wrote:And that is Wikipedia - I can write my own definition.
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Postby mikesbytes » Fri Feb 23, 2007 5:28 am

sogood wrote:In reference to Mikebytes' current thread I'll add one...

You know you are addicted to cycling when you pass up a sure win in power lifting for cycling. :wink:


You know your addicted to cycling when you post at 3.37am.


You know your addicted to cycling when you decide to drop your bag in North Sydney, check the bike forum and then ride out to brookvale retrun at some silly time.


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Postby gdl_gdl » Sat Feb 24, 2007 7:48 am

You know you're addicted to cycling when...

You've had family staying with you for 3 weeks, it's their last full day today before they return to the UK. You've happily agreed to go on the early morning Perth - Fremantle River Cruise with them today, (and then spend all day with them).

And all you're thinking privately is that you're going to miss a day of riding! :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Postby MJF » Sun Feb 25, 2007 3:44 am

mikesbytes wrote:You know your addicted to cycling when you post at 3.37am.

Does this count?
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Postby McPete » Sun Feb 25, 2007 10:27 am

...when you get into a sports car and think "6 speeds? That's a bit old fasioned"
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Postby mikesbytes » Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:17 am

MJF wrote:
mikesbytes wrote:You know your addicted to cycling when you post at 3.37am.

Does this count?


Sogood has competition

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