[CR]Re: Classicrendezvous digest, Vol 1 #1136 - 11 msgs


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From: "Greg Groth" <ggroth@telocity.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <CATFOODZbwH1MAOdWpC00000bcb@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 14:47:30 -0600
Subject: [CR]Re: Classicrendezvous digest, Vol 1 #1136 - 11 msgs

Your car sits on the street because your garage is full of bikes.

You have to explain to your wife what a freewheel looks like, so she can help search for where you set it down in the dining room.

Greg Groth Chicago IL.


> Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 13:34:12 -0600
> From: "Koepke, Mark" <mkoepke@uwsp.edu>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR]RE: Incurable Bikaholic
>
> Here are some indications of this serious affliction. Although =
> diagnosis is the first step there is, as yet, no known cure for this =
> insidious malady. You know you're an Incurable Bikaholic when . . . =20
>
> *Any one of your bikes is worth more than your car. =20
> *You choose a house solely on the basis of whether or not it is flat =
> enough to ride into and how close good roads and bike shops are. =20
> *Your bike rack is worth more than your car. =20
> *Your legs are tanned only to mid-thigh. =20
> *The first thing you ask when you regain consciousness is "How's my =
> bike?" =20
> *You actually move further from work so the bike commute will be more =
> heavy duty. =20
> *You mentally log every meal as "good fuel" or "bad fuel." =20
> *Your learn you have X money left over after paying bills and the first =
> thing you do is reach for the nearest cycling catalogue. =20
> *75% of the tools you own are from Campagnolo. =20
> *You dream of winning the lottery, and the first thing you think is "how =
> many/which bikes can that money buy?" =20
> *You can tell your significant other with a straight face that it's too =
> hot to mow the lawn, then take off and ride a century. =20
> *Someone in a car asks for directions and you accidentally give them a =
> route that bypasses all busy roads (or is very scenic etc.) =20
> *You buy a car based on whether or not a bike will fit in the boot. =20
> *You pull up hard on the steering wheel trying to jump your car over a =
> pot-hole. =20
> *You know the distance of every point of interest within 20 miles of =
> your house as well as the location of every pot-hole along the way. =20
> *You refuse to buy a couch because that patch of wall space is taken up =
> by the bike. =20
> *You pull your car into the driveway and subconsciously twist your heel =
> to clip out of the accelerator. =20
> *You see glass on the road and point it out for the car behind you. =20
> *You can't find the brake levers on the steering wheel. =20
> *You try to stand up to go over speed bumps - in a car.=20
> *You signal a turn and hit your wife. =20
>
> You read this expecting it to be funny, then realize that it all applies =
> to you . .=20
>
> From: Mark Koepke, Stevens Point, WI, USA .....somebody forwarded this =
> to me.