"Hello Smileyfencepostman, how's things?"
"Ooooh, hiya, I'm alright, same old, same old, haven't seen you for a while."
"Ah, yeah, sorry, I got stuck in a different riding loop."
"So you found a nicer set of lanes to go riding with then?"
"Erm, um, yeah, no, um, anyway, gotta go, great to see you again, till next time."
"I'll still be here. You've got slower you know."
I need to get some actual friends
Jo Burt has spent the majority of his life riding bikes, drawing bikes and writing about bikes. When he's not scribbling pictures for the whole gamut of cycling media he writes words about them for road.cc and when he's not doing either of those he's pedaling. Then in whatever spare minutes there are in between he's agonizing over getting his socks, cycling cap and bar-tape to coordinate just so. And is quietly disappointed that yours don't He rides and races road bikes a bit, cyclo-cross bikes a lot and mountainbikes a fair bit too. Would rather be up a mountain.