We are the cyclists...

No doubt some of will find this You Tube clip from the comedy cartoon show Monkey Dust deeply offensive but it made me laugh out loud. No it's not porn, just what I reckon is a scarily accurate portrayal of what many people think are typical cyclists.

No doubt some of will find this You Tube clip from the comedy cartoon show Monkey Dust deeply offensive but it made me laugh out loud. No it's not porn, just what I reckon is a scarily accurate portrayal of what many people think are typical cyclists.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAOHhV1EFe4

What d'ya reckon?

Rob Spedding

Editor-in-Chief, Cycling Plus, Cycling Plus Magazine
Editor-in-chief Rob has been pedalling Cycling Plus since 2007. His first proper road bikes were a Raleigh Sprint in the early 1980s and then a Trek 1000 in 1999. A former competitive runner, Rob has repeatedly threatened to become a competitive cyclist in every discipline from time-trailling to hill climbing to bike polo. We're still waiting.
  • Discipline: Road. Mainly commuting but with the occasional mountainous sportive that he'll complain about/fail to complete. Enjoys cake stops. Will never, ever do another triathlon after a bad experience in open water.
  • Preferred Terrain: Gently undulated roads – he's more of a rouleur. Likes gravel.
  • Current Bikes: BMC Alpenchallenge, Viner Perfecta, BMC Granfondo GF0, anything shiny that Warren Rossiter will allow him to ride
  • Dream Bike: Bianchi Specialissima, Raleigh Banana
  • Beer of Choice: Innis and Gunn Original
  • Location: Bath, UK
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