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So if you've been paying attention you'll remember my shop ride rant from last week. Well this week I showed up all prepared to sit in the back and mind my P's & Q's. But when I got there everybody was talking about how Ron (the shop mananger) says that there are going to be two groups - the fast one leaving at 6:15 and the slower one at 6:30. 6:15 rolls around and nobody looks like they want to take off except one guy says we're burning daylight and he doesn't want to wait until 6:30 to leave so I said I would go with him if he wanted to leave now. We take off and one other guy comes with us. We do our thing and are back at the shop shooting the bull and after about 15 minutes three guys roll into the parking lot. I asked where everybody else was and they say that they dropped them as soon as they got out of town.

Two of the three are guys that don't hesitate to make comments about me being an instigator and the like. The problem is that I'm not the instigator, it's another guy. I'm just the one he can count on to fall prey to his taunts. He throws the ball and I chase after it. Nobody ever says anything to him but they always throw crap at me and it's starting to piss me off. The problem is that I claim Christ as my Lord and I'm commanded to turn the other cheek but I'm having a hard time not telling them to FOAD!

End of rant.
 

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Chill, bike riding is about having fun.

Or at our ages it should be.
 

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Climbs like a sprinter...
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MB1 said:
Chill, bike riding is about having fun.

Or at our ages it should be.
You see, that's my problem, it's only fun to ME when I'm working my ass off and hauling said ass. My new motto - Recovery rides are for pussies!
 

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well, the shop owner carved out two rides due to people upset that the pace was too quick or didnt like being dropped. the option was there for your nemesis to join you and the other guy. he didnt.

he looks bad, not you.

turning the other cheek means nothing unless you truly feel in your soul that what happened will not affect you. otherwise, you just stew. and thats really why you should turn the other cheek; to move past it.

(unless its the fating chick in your office. when she turns the other cheek, ya gotta run."
 

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corning my own beef
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life ain't fair. you know that by now.
 

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Stumpcake!
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You should've given those guys some grief for being on the wrong ride. Then attack their manlihood for not going on the faster ride to begin with. Follow that up by stating rhetorically, that "We all can see WHO really are the instigators of breaking up the no-drop ride." Add a hearty stfu to boot!

/It's just a shop ride. Have fun tormenting the idiots when they're doing or saying something idiotic.
 

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Hey even Jesus has his limits. Didn't he knock over the moneylender's tables?
 

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corning my own beef
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bmxhacksaw said:
The problem is that I claim Christ as my Lord and I'm commanded to turn the other cheek but I'm having a hard time not telling them to FOAD!

End of rant.
bmx to the d-nozzle: "In the name of our savior, I smite thee!"

"And now your lower colon is afflicted with my foot!"

I'm guessing JC got grumpy too..... :)
 

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what time did the old ride leave? 630? if people expect the ride to leave at 630 and don't know it has been split up, i can see them being annoyed. but that's not your fault. plus they know in advance they are going to a no drop ride.
 

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That's why I don't ride on shop rides.
 

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