You know your a cyclist if.....
You have more hair on your face than you do on your legs. (unless your a girl)
You put more money in your bike than you do your car.
People who don't ride think your crazy.
you think people who don't ride are crazy.
the sound of a freewheels makes you turn your head faster than when a ferrari revs its engine."
you know who greg lemond is.
you find yourself constantly saying "i'd rather be on my bike"
when you walk close behind people you feel like your drafting off of them.
You never underestimate the power of wind
You feel more comfortable in cycling shorts than regular clothes.
The tour de france is more than a sporting event. Its a sacred ceremony.
You like to boast about your leg muscles.
Yellow is your favorite color
You have amazing tan lines.
People ask you if its scary being clipped in.
You ask people if its scary being unclipped
When gu is your meal of choice.
When a "great weekend" consists of an 80 mile bike ride
...when you can remember your exact splits, distances, and sets from your last bike workout by memory, but you can't remember where you put your car keys/cell phone/first born, etc.
Your friends ask you if you even own 'normal' clothes because all you wear is athletic gear
When you discover a neighbor/coworker/relative/etc. has a roadbike so you want to talk their ear off for an hour or so
...you spend 4 hours in the car traveling to a 45 minute criterium.
...you spend $10,000 on a custom bike and $50 on gas to get to work.
...you bike 20 miles a day and drive 5 miles.
...the bike store asks "what's the damage this time?" when you walk in.
...the bike store insists on helping fix any problem on your bike.
...you spend July with the indoor trainer in front of the TV.
...you polish the spokes of your bike before a race.
...you actually know who Eddy Merckx is.
...you know who Greg Lemond beat by 8 seconds.
...you confuse the grocery money with bike part money.
You just flat out love cycling!
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