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You Know You’re Obsessed With Cycling When…

Posted on 20 February 2014

How many times does your mind drift toward thinking of being on your bike?   Daydreaming while at work, traveling on trains, planes, automobiles and wishing you were riding your specific course.

Here are 20 that you might be familiar with:

  1. On your wedding day you decide to ride a century the morning of the big day.
  2. You start commuting more than 2-3 days a week and it becomes your major form of transportation to and from work.
  3. Scanning bike blogs, books and online deals every other week and always dreaming of the next new ride.
  4. Your eyes drift to bikes that are on car racks while driving in your car down the road.
  5. Examining the bikes locked to every conceivable thing in cities.
  6. You become confused when you’re walking through an area that you bike very often.
  7. The garage has bikes hanging from the ceiling, wheels, racks and the famous spare part area that becomes an entire section of the house.
  8. You travel to Europe and rent the commuter bikes immediately from the various kiosks throughout the city.
  9. Taking pictures of bikes that you see in a window display at a new city.
  10. Constantly talking about “how great this road would be on your bike” as you drive to a summer destination with the family on a country road.
  11. Thinking constantly of riding across the US or another country.
  12. You purchase a foldable bike to travel more easily.
  13. Your key chain includes a key for your bike lock.
  14. Love riding with a cycling cap.
  15.  Thinking about the possibility to build a bike from scratch.
  16.  When you start having your favorite bikes as screen savers vs. showing your family
  17. You start a blog to talk about blogs whenever you want.
  18. When doing errands in your car you’re looking for bike rack/parking areas.
  19. Want to be in Portland, Oregon or Amsterdam immediately.
  20. When you purchase soap based also upon it’s ability to clean chains, frames and rims.

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