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Yet another divisive thread from fellow cyclists. Grr, Hiss.
I am happy to report I am riding more and worrying about the
'superfluous garanzola" than ever before. Seat, pedals, bars.
I'm good to go!
 

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Meh.......Who gives a flying frig?
 

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I must, notwithstanding, take grievous exception to the malicious stereotype
concerning certain parts of my anatomy. Kindergarden.
 

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phoehn9111 said:
http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=426805

Yet another divisive thread from fellow cyclists. Grr, Hiss.
I am happy to report I am riding more and worrying about the
'superfluous garanzola" than ever before. Seat, pedals, bars.
I'm good to go!
Do you want to know how many threads on RBR there are on that same topic? :rolleyes:
 

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Who honestly cares if someone you don't know doesn't say 'hi'?

I'll usually give a nod, and if they don't nod in return, so what? I don't feel snubbed, even if the person is on a $7000 bike. To feel snubbed, you actually have to care what the other person thinks, and if I don't know you, I generally don't. *shrug*


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guy who starts it also asks what a "fred" is.
 

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MTBers need to grow up a bit... :rolleys:

I am an MTBer, but seriously these people need to get a grip. Spend 20min on the trail at an event and you will quickly see that the serious MTB riders are no different then serious roadies....

I think the average age of MTBers vs roadies has a great deal to do with this...
 

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MTBers need to grow up a bit... :rolleys:

I am an MTBer, but seriously these people need to get a grip. Spend 20min on the trail at an event and you will quickly see that the serious MTB riders are no different then serious roadies....

I think the average age of MTBers vs roadies has a great deal to do with this...

I like to swing both ways. :D
 

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Exactly... go and bash all the roadies when a lot of them do the same thing you do. There are too many non-cycling drivers out there for cyclists to pull the US vs. THEM card on eachother.
 

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That is one of the more tame threads on the subject I have seen. I think they were mostly bashing on the OP. I notice a few names I recognize over there. Here is a shocker most of us own both types of bike if not 4 types of bikes. That's right some of own TANDEMS!!!!!
 

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911 operator: What is the nature of your emergency?

Caller: (breathlessly hysterical) I, um...um...just got passed by, um, another cyclist....and, um...he didn't wave or say hi...oh god...please help me...

911 operator: Calm down, sir. I'm calling for a wah-mbulance right now. While you're waiting, just take a deep breath and try to grow the eff up...
 

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Here's a little secret. Get close, I don't want anyone else to hear. Some of us ride recumbents!
 

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Can't we all just agree to hate the recumbent riders? JK.

Mel Erickson said:
Here's a little secret. Get close, I don't want anyone else to hear. Some of us ride recumbents!
Sorry man, I didn't see your post. I guess you never know when one of "you people" may be lurking in the shadows. :)
 

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I was out the other day and noticed a rider coming up behind me. I figured he would pass me but he did not. Where is he? Where is he?

I turned around and we was on my wheel. A few seconds later he pulled up, then past me. As he was passing (not one peep from him, even though we was the benefiting from the hole I was punching in the wind) I said "how's it going"?

Guess what ... not one word, he just kept peddling and continued ahead.

Suddenly an uncontrollable flash of anger overcame me, I wanted to race up to him, un-clip, leap onto his back, drag him down and kick the @#*$ out of him with my cleats!

Fortunately, I though of all the posts I've read on this forum, describing how to not take it personally if a fellow roadie does not say hello, good day, etc. A calming sensation followed, an inner peace that usually accompanies a nice ride on a hot day. I smiled and got back to the business of pedaling.

Thanks RBR, if not for all the advice here I'd be sitting in the county jail :thumbsup:
 

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I turned around and we was on my wheel. A few seconds later he pulled up, then past me. As he was passing (not one peep from him, even though we was the benefiting from the hole I was punching in the wind) I said "how's it going"?
There's a jogger I see every now and then that will NOT reply to me... I always act like an idiot and just keep repeating myself; "hey! how are you? beautiful day is it not? hi! how's is going?" x999. It's always good for a chuckle which boosts morale on the ride. :) The next time I see him I'm going to make a bunch of fart sounds.
 

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I think like most, I ride both road and dirt. I personally will take roadbikers that do not say hello any day over all the waving, smiling mountainbikers that ride more than 3 times a week, but have a million excuses as to why they can not give up one day of riding every month for trail work.

Brian
 
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