Monday, June 29, 2015

Excuses for bailing on Tuesday Night Worlds in July

Excuses for bailing on Tuesday Night Worlds in July

Check all that apply:

Nagging Torry Ridge injury
95 degrees of hot on the asphalt at 6 pm
Two July Full Moons
Women's World Cup Schedule
Too Lazy to take the 32's off my road bike
Aiming to peak in February
Peaking in July
Already peaked
Bud Light Lime
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Fringe Loop at Blue Ridge School
Lack of Fitness
One dimensional bike fitness
Too many cars
Not enough cars
Will Leet's drivetrain scares the shit out of me
Toddler tantrums
Creek swimming
Things that make you go hmmmm...
Lack of goals
Blackberry pickin'
8 speed drivetrain revival
Searching for my spirit animal
Mechums hill
Training for SM100
Not training for SM100
Disc brakes have no business on road bikes
Road bikes don't brake fast enough
Recommitting to Singlespeeding
Recommititng to gravel road riding
Recommitting to not being committed to anything
Committee Meetings
Failure to yield at stop signs
Scared of Will Leet's calves
Spicy Brown Mustard
Poor Hydration
Over Hydrated
LT too low
STD too high
Ran out of pickles
Failure of the dual party political system
Summer Reading
Fruit Tarts
Ice Cream
Social justice
Social injustice
Social Media
Not getting Mark's emails
Jersey too small
Legs too big
Legs too small
Watching The Tour
Not watching the fucking Tour this year
Wheels not true enough to race on
Wheels are too nice to race on
Work too busy
Working on chipping and putting
Gotta cut the grass
Coaching Lacrosse
Coaching Baseball
Coaching your mom
Crashed last week
Crashed last month
Crashed last year
Crashing tomorrow
Angry motorists
Bad road manners
Can't draft
Won't draft
Won't take a pull
Can't take a pull
Dropped on the ride there
Bike stolen
Fear that bike will be stolen
Fear of Will Leet's skin suit
Eric Fletcher won't talk to me
It's like he's a different person when he puts his helmet on
A ride too fast
B ride too fast
C ride too fast
A ride too long
C ride not long enough
Avoiding wheel overlaps
Not enough wheel overlapping
Racing Bryan Park instead
Not into racing
Not into road
Not into bikes anymore
other ________________________

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