How to Date a Non-Cyclist

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How to Date a Non-Cyclist

Postby find_bruce » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:12 pm

People here introduced me to BikeSnob & he is usually funny, but this time he has excelled himself How to Date a Non-Cyclist

SWMBO (a non-cyclist) & I laughed at different bits, but I particularly enjoyed
BikeSnobNYC wrote: If your non-cycling partner is looking for an early spring getaway to shake off that seasonal affective disorder, don’t push for the chilly, rain-soaked charms of Flanders because you think you may be able to watch a Classic. Sure, the romance of the cobbles is undeniable, but it’s not that kind of romance, and sometimes you’ve got to suck it up and spend a few days lying on the beach.

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Re: How to Date a Non-Cyclist

Postby bychosis » Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:29 pm

I quite liked

Riding makes you happy, and happy people make good partners. However, people who ride to the exclusion of all else are no fun to be around, and if you suspect you may be pushing it, here’s a simple test: before announcing your intentions to your partner, say it to yourself first, but replace the word “ride” or “race” with “drinking binge.”
bychosis (bahy-koh-sis): A mental disorder of delusions indicating impaired contact with a reality of no bicycles.

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