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Its time for another addition of, "You know you're an arrogant, roadie snob when..."(19 posts)

Its time for another addition of, "You know you're an arrogant, roadie snob when..."Kristin
Jul 29, 2003 8:44 AM
When you ask your riding partnerSnowBlind
Jul 29, 2003 9:01 AM
"Do these 700x19 make me look fat?"
When you ask your riding partnerkoala
Jul 29, 2003 9:09 AM
If the Mavics or the Campy wheels go better with the Parlee?
you insist on riding your fixed on any ride to cause a stir. (nm)onespeed
Jul 29, 2003 9:25 AM
LOL, been there, done that (nm)Dave Hickey
Jul 29, 2003 9:30 AM
When you make jokes about other riders when.............MR_GRUMPY
Jul 29, 2003 10:06 AM
1) They use Ultegra or Centaur components.
2) They wear a Pro "Kit"
3) They can't ride a straight line.
4) They mispronounce common cycling terms.
5) They have problems with their riding skills.
6) They they make jokes about lesser riders.
Tour DAY Fraaance! -nmSnowBlind
Jul 29, 2003 3:34 PM
re: Its time for another addition of, "You know you're an arrogant, roadie snob when..."longhorn
Jul 29, 2003 10:28 AM
You think that people who drink Gatorade instead of Cytomax/Extran are complete idiots.
When you feel you have to put out a memo to co-workers...merckx56
Jul 29, 2003 10:41 AM
explaining why you shave your legs. I've begun to tell people that I do it because the pantyhose pulls my leg hair!
Copy me on that memo!Dropped
Jul 29, 2003 11:02 AM
I used to shave my legs back when I raced mtn. bikes basically because it looked cool and everyone else did it. I still am not aware of any good reason for it (seeing as though my current financial situation does not allow for daily massage).
You see shaved legs and think "racer" not "woman" nmdzrider
Jul 29, 2003 1:12 PM insist your new child's name must end in a vowel, so at least she seems Italian (nm)Scot_Gore
Jul 29, 2003 1:30 PM
LOL. Or you name your pets after racers (Mario is my Greyhound)eyebob
Jul 29, 2003 2:15 PM
an arrogant, roadie snob when...Matt Britter
Jul 29, 2003 1:47 PM
... you will not consider a new frame unless it's custom built.
... only get components that have to be special ordered.
... everything on the bike is CF except the headset, chain, and sprockets.
Jul 29, 2003 5:16 PM
You're with one of your mates [on your bikes] & you're both looking in the window display, when you point to a bike and say: "Ahh, it's a piece of s%#t!"
Only to hear the reply: "HEY, That's *MY* bike!!"

Actually you /can/ now get CF headset + chainrings.
Check out
you own...Fender
Jul 29, 2003 2:57 PM
3 bikes and no car! sad but true.
Just today... (true story)biknben
Jul 29, 2003 5:50 PM
I approach a light as it turns red and notice a rider just ahead who made it through while it was green. The rider is continuing up the road in the direction that I will be traveling. As I wait for the light to change, I immediately designated that rider as my "minute man".
When you're wife grabs one of your two matching water bottles...Stinky Hippie
Jul 29, 2003 6:04 PM
....takes it to work, leaving you with the lone other one and the purple one she got free from 'Absolute Tan" tanning salon, and you feel you just have to call her up and tell her that this will just not do!

happened last week. sorry honey:)

Feel the gin
Your indoor trainer is worth more than your car (for real)!! nmWheelsuker
Jul 30, 2003 8:04 AM