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5 good things about riding "the trainer"(20 posts)

5 good things about riding "the trainer"bikecentennial
Nov 12, 2002 9:24 PM
1. Can ride with no hands for a really long time.
2. Can wear full USPS gear without poseur comments.
3. Can listen to favorite Milli Vanilli CD
4. No SUV's to run you off the road.
5. Can fart without worrying about the guy behind you.
re: 5 good things about riding "the trainer"tremblay
Nov 12, 2002 11:19 PM
"3. Can listen to favorite Milli Vanilli CD" have a favourite Milli Vanilli CD?
re: 5 good things about riding "the trainer"Rich_Racer
Nov 13, 2002 2:32 AM
6. You don't skid on some wet leaves and fall off! (me yesterday!)
7. You can watch tv simultaneously.
'Girl you know its true!'...of course, doesn't everyone? (nm)Spunout
Nov 13, 2002 4:34 AM
The hill ends whenever you want it toPEDDLEFOOT
Nov 13, 2002 4:52 AM
"NM"....learn it, live it, BE it.... (NM)RhodyRider
Nov 14, 2002 10:57 AM
re: You never get dropped! nmdzrider
Nov 13, 2002 5:46 AM
no flat tires! (my top ten)trekkie1
Nov 13, 2002 6:47 AM
1. No flats. Well, actually, I have gotten a flat -- on the front, no less. Using a really, really old tire on the front, it finally gave up the ghost and blew the sidewall.

2. You can sleep on the bike.

3. Read or watch television.

4. You don't get wet or cold.

5. You can piss off your neighbors, if you live in an apartment.

6. Riding Naked! (LFR?)

7. The fridge and the toilet are closeby.

8. Sweat off the weight (any former wrestlers here?).

9. Kleenex handy, instead of snot rockets.

10. Create hills whenever you want.
zzz... whaa?lonefrontranger
Nov 13, 2002 8:05 AM
Thought I heard someone using my name in vain.

riding naked indeed. Trust me, no one on this forum wants to see that. I'd sooner listen to Milli Vanilli. Actually, I'd sooner listen to Neil Diamond, sung by a third grade choir, accompanied by a bagpipe symphony.

Tho I have, to my shame, participated in a 'naked crit'. Not one of my finer moments.

You guys are funny, but I still see nothing that inspires me to pull out that cursed infernal contraption. I'm still managing to ride 10-12 hours per week without having dragged it out of the closet.
"Starting soft and slow, like a small earthquakedzrider
Nov 13, 2002 8:53 AM
And when he lets's go half the valley shakes."

The image of you riding naked to "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show" is making it impossible for me to get back to work. I'm off to lunch, and now I'll probably sublimate by overeating.
bad recollection?trekkie1
Nov 13, 2002 9:00 AM
I thought I recalled some discussion about LFR riding naked/topless on the trainer after the shoulder thing. Maybe it was just a dream. :-)
Nov 13, 2002 9:46 AM
your recall is just fine. However *they* started it, not me. I merely posted a pic of me (in a tent-sized T-shirt even) to prove that I was back riding on the trainer, despite the sling. What followed onto the pic was the typical RBR testosterone induced troll-fest :)
Naked crit? More info please...No_sprint
Nov 13, 2002 11:18 AM
Does someone actually run something like that?
Naked crit? More info please..._rt_
Nov 13, 2002 11:37 AM
yup. from the '02 collegiate national mtb races

yes, there are bikes in the pic above. no, i'm not in the pic. & no, i don't know who these people are.

Naked crit? More info please...Uprwstsdr
Nov 13, 2002 1:36 PM

A link to Pictures from this years NORBA Nat's Naked Crit at Mt. Snow can be found on the home page
Gives you time to watch taped TV programs (nm)rtyszko
Nov 13, 2002 8:13 AM
if something breaks, you're never too far to walk home(nm)rufus
Nov 13, 2002 8:50 AM
If you get chased by a dog ...Allez Rouge
Nov 13, 2002 9:31 AM
... you'll have plenty of opportunities to get even. Starting with the next time you feed the little turncoat.
More good things about riding the trainerNo_sprint
Nov 13, 2002 11:22 AM
Your riding buddies in front of you can be, amongst others, Heather Lee, Christy Canyon, Mimi Miyagi and Jenna Jameson and yes, they are indeed riding with you naked. :)
you don't have to miss your 4 y/o daughter's every last whine -bill
Nov 13, 2002 12:07 PM
when she comes up behind you and says "DADDY!!!!" scaring the bejeezus out of you (riskier on rollers than trainer, I'll grant you that).