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...you've eaten the Haribo before you check Wiggle sent you the right item.

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fullers1979 [64 posts] 1 year ago
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When you get extra excited as Wiggle have accidentally sent you two packets of Haribo!

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madcarew [752 posts] 1 year ago
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you talk about your short ride at the weekend, meaning 40 miles, and the guys in the office think you're talking about a trip to the corner shop

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StraelGuy [1477 posts] 1 year ago
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When you see a group of inexperienced riders and half of you thinks 'great to see people out on their bikes' but the other half thinks 'but I hope none of them suddenly change direction and crash into me as I shoot past'.

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Grahamd [960 posts] 1 year ago
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When you only get excited by bike porn.

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StraelGuy [1477 posts] 1 year ago
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Grahamd wrote:

When you only get excited by bike porn.

 

*Ahem* Bianchi Oltre XR4 *Cough*

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ChrisB200SX [797 posts] 1 year ago
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When you trackstand on flat pedals at traffic lights and then leave those with cleats in your wake as they faff around at walking pace  4

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BrokenBootneck [259 posts] 1 year ago
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fullers1979 wrote:

When you get extra excited as Wiggle have accidentally sent you two packets of Haribo!

 

when you are disappointed that you don't get two packets.  

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BehindTheBikesheds [2144 posts] 1 year ago
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...when you know that those stating a sloping top tube on a frame isn't a classic bike, are wrong yes

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Mungecrundle [1006 posts] 1 year ago
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When nothing written on a cycling forum surprises you any more.

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rjfrussell [485 posts] 1 year ago
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you realise that if you claim to be an experienced cyclist you're wrong

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SingleSpeed [429 posts] 1 year ago
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fullers1979 wrote:

When you get extra excited as Wiggle have accidentally sent you two packets of Haribo!

 

Really? I get fresh Coffee and Cake and Biscuits when I visit my bike shop...and free use of bearing presses...facing tools...and even complimentary wheel truing I'm not sure you're getting your moneys worth from Wiggle.

I would add:

"....when you went up Wrynose pass on a steel Mercxx with 54/42 - 12/23 and came down the other side with campag deltas, and funnily enough you didn't die"

Maybe I'm showing my age  1

 

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alansmurphy [1851 posts] 1 year ago
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... you use heart rate / cadence / power to assess your ride when we all know that speed wins!

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Martyn_K [268 posts] 1 year ago
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when you car is over 3 years old and has only 18k miles on it yet you have travelled 23k miles on your bike(s).

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hawkinspeter [2164 posts] 1 year ago
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When you know all the fancy-shmancy names for bike parts, like those rubbery bits that go on your wheels.

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dottigirl [819 posts] 1 year ago
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When you realise your entire pub conversation is totally unintelligible to the average punter.

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MartyMcCann [285 posts] 1 year ago
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...within a split second of reading an article title, you know it is going to spiral into yet another  helmet debate,  know exactly what points are going to be made and,  recognising the pointlessness of contributing to them, quickly click on another link instead.

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The _Kaner [1172 posts] 1 year ago
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when you can't finish a sentence because you're out for a ri

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matthewn5 [1207 posts] 1 year ago
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when you know to get over yourself and just ride whatever bike you want where and when you want

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Tjuice [260 posts] 1 year ago
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When you can remember how you managed rides before Strava

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Tjuice [260 posts] 1 year ago
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When you have managed to get n > s-1 at least once

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Nat Jas Moe [179 posts] 1 year ago
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When some one on a fixie does a track stand well beyond the stop line and you still leave him for dust. Or is that just me that gets great pleasure in leaving these people for dust. broken heart

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cyclesteffer [338 posts] 1 year ago
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...when you start taking derailleurs to individual pieces to fix them.

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ChrisB200SX [797 posts] 1 year ago
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cyclesteffer wrote:

...when you start taking derailleurs to individual pieces to fix them.

that just makes you an engineer  1

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IanEdward [203 posts] 1 year ago
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When you fundamentally disagree with about 95% of what the sales staff/mechanics tell you in the local shop (or is that also 'being an engineer'?

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Daveyraveygravey [603 posts] 1 year ago
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...when you get up and your legs feel ok, so when you get on the bike you decide to push it, and after 30-40 minutes you realise you needed more recovery time before pushing it...

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CycleDivvy [9 posts] 1 year ago
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...when you buy a powermeter - and understand what the data means!

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shay cycles [405 posts] 1 year ago
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When you no longer need a power meter, Strava, or GPS

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torquerulesok [27 posts] 9 months ago
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Tjuice wrote:

When you have managed to get n > s-1 at least once

When you realise that post s, n+1 can theoretically approach infinity, with the only constraint being n+1 must be less than your shed's capacity...

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Goldfever4 [403 posts] 9 months ago
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torquerulesok wrote:
Tjuice wrote:

When you have managed to get n > s-1 at least once

When you realise that post s, n+1 can theoretically approach infinity, with the only constraint being n+1 must be less than your shed's capacity...

 

I like what you've done there, s-1....

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Beatnik69 [411 posts] 9 months ago
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Spokey Dokeys?

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