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Poll results from below. You know your getting old when.....(32 posts)

Poll results from below. You know your getting old when.....Dave Hickey
Nov 21, 2003 8:37 AM
Considering we're all a bunch of old farts, how about some Friday fun..

You know your getting old when.....................

1. Your toilet reading material is the Rivendell Reader
2. You consider 23c tires as too small....

Any others???
mebbe one of them 'lectric motors ain't sech a bad idee! nmBowWow
Nov 21, 2003 8:39 AM
you can afford zoot galore but can't make it perform! nmBowWow
Nov 21, 2003 8:47 AM
The boys who call up your daughter on the phone ....RoyGBiv
Nov 21, 2003 8:48 AM
... their voices are no longer cracking up. (One day when you pick up the phone, the voice on the other end is suddenly a nice, smooth baritone: "Helllloooo, can I please speak to Lana?"

2. Cougar bars. Where are the cougar bars?

3. Don't trust anyone under 30.
I'll bite...funknuggets
Nov 21, 2003 8:49 AM
3. A bike without at least 5 cm of spacers is considered a "new-fangled racer"
4. High cadence is considered as useless and silly.
5. Gel seats are the the "in" thing
6. Beeping from being out of HRM zone is actually reminder to take your pills.
7. Endurox/Accelerade in bottle is halved with Metamucil
Recumbents start to look attractive. nmT-Doc
Nov 21, 2003 8:51 AM
also...your PRD becomes your main concern about riding. nmT-Doc
Nov 21, 2003 8:53 AM
and the ultimate sign you are an OF cyclist...T-Doc
Nov 21, 2003 8:56 AM
your equipment goes numb on a century and you notice no difference.
LMAO......nmDave Hickey
Nov 21, 2003 8:59 AM
Actually it's when you start tilting the nose of the saddle up..TFerguson
Nov 21, 2003 11:48 AM
because your the pain in the shoulders is more inportant.

You find yourself thinking about....BigFatSal
Nov 21, 2003 8:52 AM
getting a triple chain ring crankset.

But you don't really live in a very hilly place....

(of course, I haven't had this thought - but maybe someday I will... hopefully not for a few years!)
Pics of your bike become heated stem/spacer discussions..nm...Dave Hickey
Nov 21, 2003 8:58 AM
When one shot per night....BigFatSal
Nov 21, 2003 9:00 AM
is all the virility you can muster.

This one's a few years away (but I think I can hear the clock ticking..... yikes).
Your tire pressure is less than your ageContinental
Nov 21, 2003 9:07 AM
Riding fast descents seems dangerous and foolhardy

You don't buy that Rivendell you want because you know it will last longer than you will.

You visit your alma mater, ignore the coeds, and check out their moms.
Largest cog has more teeth than you do (nm)Dale Brigham
Nov 21, 2003 9:19 AM
baaawwwwhaaaaaahaaaaa, or the smallest one!!! good one!(nm)funknuggets
Nov 21, 2003 9:22 AM
You start replying to these kind of polls (nm)PEDDLEFOOT
Nov 21, 2003 9:26 AM
Or spend more time on this board than on your bike (nm)hrv
Nov 21, 2003 10:19 AM
I'm on this board when I should be working not riding:-) nmDave Hickey
Nov 21, 2003 10:37 AM
Yeah, same here, my bad nmhrv
Nov 21, 2003 11:09 AM
Bedtime is 8:30. nmNatC
Nov 21, 2003 9:43 AM
Your favorite songs...jma24
Nov 21, 2003 10:17 AM
... from high school or college are being played on Classic Rock and Oldies stations.

Not ClearChannel stations, of course...
re: Poll results from below. You know your getting old when.....bigrider
Nov 21, 2003 10:38 AM
Your World Champions Jersey turns into a huge rainbow when it goes over your gut.

Primal jerseys don't look cool anymore.

Your favorite spin music is opera.

Your wife knows you would rather ride the bike than ride anything else and neither of you is bothered.
There is a lot of truth in that last statement.....nmDave Hickey
Nov 21, 2003 10:40 AM
You've read all the responses in the vasectomy discussion (nm)Snowbird
Nov 21, 2003 10:57 AM
Soccer moms start looking "HOT" (nm)PEDDLEFOOT
Nov 21, 2003 11:06 AM
Soccer moms start looking "HOT" (nm)koala
Nov 21, 2003 3:51 PM
Hey man, some of em are. You been to any juvenile soccer games lately? Try violin or Irish dance classes too...ya, Im in my 40s now.
You visit your daughter at college and all the women...Juanmoretime
Nov 21, 2003 11:57 AM
around you are young enough to be one of your kids.
You don't let the gals cut in front of you anymore at thebimini
Nov 21, 2003 12:23 PM
mixed races.
re: Poll results from below. You know your getting old when.....comedy-tragedy
Nov 21, 2003 12:39 PM
I may not be as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.
You go to bed feeling fine but wake up injured. nmfirstrax
Nov 21, 2003 1:02 PM
You're seriously considering a triple for your next grouppo. nmKG 361
Nov 21, 2003 8:53 PM