I just dont get it.....

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I just dont get it.....

Postby mudcow007 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 16:36 pm

There is a few things I cant get my head around in this world, one of them is hurting your self an basically enjoying it

Take S&M, how someone can get off on the fact of having electric shocks to their nips or having other “stuff” clamped to them in the interests of pleasure is beyond me – which brings me onto mountain bikes as a commuter

I left my road bike at home today an brought my mountain bike….eugh!! its horrible to ride on the road slow I was sweating more than a dog in Korean restaurant

Ok granted the 2.3 tyres prob don’t help, an the fact that as your pedalling along it sounds like a ww2 bomber from the tyre noise

But why people ride mountain bikes to work when there nowhere near a mountain is madness….madness I tells yeah


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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby daviesee » Wed Dec 19, 2012 16:42 pm

Because those skinny road bikes won't be able to last what with lumps, bumps, potholes and kerbs.
You need suspension - the guy at the shop said.......

If I said that, it would be sarcasm but there are people out there that think like that. :roll:
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby gtvlusso » Wed Dec 19, 2012 16:43 pm

My last resort backup bike is a Steel framed Surly 1 x 1 singlespeed MTB. 2.7 tyres, No suspension and a 33 x 16 gear....used for junior carrying or MTB duties across various Welsh mountains.

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Pic has 2.3 tyres on. I tried commuting on it a few months back after a p*ncture on the fixie - It was knackering, slow and I felt like a right tit.

Back on topic; about this avatar.....

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby vermin » Wed Dec 19, 2012 16:45 pm

mudcow007 wrote:My tyres are well inflated and bouncy, for a comfy ride, look ...

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby aleslie22 » Wed Dec 19, 2012 16:53 pm

I use a mountain bike because it was a present and i can't afford another bike.

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby Jonny_Trousers » Wed Dec 19, 2012 17:29 pm

Sorry, I very much wanted to read your post, but I spotted your avatar :shock:

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby kelsen » Wed Dec 19, 2012 17:50 pm

Jonny_Trousers wrote:Sorry, I very much wanted to read your post, but I spotted your avatar :shock:

That's really her y'know. All this time we thought she was a bloke.

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby davmaggs » Wed Dec 19, 2012 17:58 pm

If you are riding for the fitness benefit then heavy and hard to propel is the way to travel.

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby cyclingprop » Wed Dec 19, 2012 18:17 pm

When I used to have one (since sold) it got ridden in on 2.5s the few times a year we had substantial enough snow. Safer than walking.
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby Bobbygloss » Thu Dec 20, 2012 07:41 am

Depends on your commute...
I can have a lot more fun / scare myself silly if I take the mountain bike. Some sections are still on-road, but 5 or 6 miles of forest makes it worthwhile and I arrive at work with a sense of achievement.

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby Veronese68 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 09:09 am

My MTB is the only bike I can use the brakes on at the moment due to my manky hand. I would have changed the tyres but the manky hand also prevented that.
More importantly, where's the avatar gone? Did you get a bit shy now that we've got the hots for you?

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby eyko » Thu Dec 20, 2012 09:11 am

Because I bought the bike to do XC, then fell in love with riding on the road as I was going from A to B. So started commuting. Don't have the money, or space, for a new bike atm, so I ride what I have.
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby mudcow007 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 09:44 am

Veronese68 wrote:My MTB is the only bike I can use the brakes on at the moment due to my manky hand. I would have changed the tyres but the manky hand also prevented that.
More importantly, where's the avatar gone? Did you get a bit shy now that we've got the hots for you?


i thought it was causing too much distraction... an causing a kerfuffle within the ranks

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby Veronese68 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 09:46 am

mudcow007 wrote:
Veronese68 wrote:More importantly, where's the avatar gone? Did you get a bit shy now that we've got the hots for you?


i thought it was causing too much distraction... an causing a kerfuffle within the ranks

<-------- better-er?

Betterer in terms of less distracting perhaps, but not as easy on the eye. So, if it wasn't you who was she?

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby mudcow007 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 09:49 am

Veronese68 wrote:
mudcow007 wrote:
Veronese68 wrote:More importantly, where's the avatar gone? Did you get a bit shy now that we've got the hots for you?


i thought it was causing too much distraction... an causing a kerfuffle within the ranks

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Betterer in terms of less distracting perhaps, but not as easy on the eye. So, if it wasn't you who was she?


god knows i googled "busty bint" an found that in gem lurking, felt rude not to add it...
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby kieranb » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:05 am

oh, just add a pair of MTB slicks on, lock out the suspension and it should be fine. I commute every day on a rigid steel MTB with 2" schwalbe marathon ATB tyres, it's just the acceleration that is a bit slow.

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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby mudcow007 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:19 am

well to be honest once im up to speed (about 16/ 17mph) it was cruising along, stop pedaling though an it basically grinds to a halt

im think off using it as a bit of resistance training though

id forgotten how good discs an hydraulic magura brakes were too
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby thecycleclinic » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:45 am

My wife uses a rigid MTB with studed tyrers for commuting when it icy and aorad bike with mudguards when its not. MTB can be made to work on the road so lomg as they are rigis and with the right tyres.
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby DonDaddyD » Thu Dec 20, 2012 15:06 pm

mudcow007 wrote:There is a few things I cant get my head around in this world, one of them is hurting your self an basically enjoying it

Take S&M, how someone can get off on the fact of having electric shocks to their nips or having other “stuff” clamped to them in the interests of pleasure is beyond me


Have you never had a hand job/sex/BJ which is a little too rough and you enjoy it all the more?

Basically the feeling of pleasure and pain transmited to your brain is exactly the same signal (carried by the neurons I believe). The difference is the intensity of that signal - too much and the brain may register it as pain as oppose to pleasure. There are some who are conciously/subconciously turned on by exploring the line between pleasure and pain - (the whole 'can't take no more' sensation).

Because the feeling of pleasure and pain is transmitted on the same signal to the brain, individuals have different pain thresholds and equally people can increase their pain threshold through experience/exposure to pleasure/pain. Therefore what may be painful to you - like a pinch, punch, slap, bite or thumb in the bum (though that is also determined through muscles being relaxed/used to being stretched) - may be on the side of pleasure to others.

S&M, my understanding of it, isn't so much about pain but the exploration of the line between pleasure and pain. A proper S&M session shouldn't hurt when in the moment but should come very close to doing so... (may hurt in the morning though...)

– which brings me onto mountain bikes as a commuter


Oh, there was more to the OP than the opening sentence......
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Re: I just dont get it.....

Postby mudcow007 » Thu Dec 20, 2012 15:20 pm

DonDaddyD wrote:
Have you never had a hand job/sex/BJ which is a little too rough and you enjoy it all the more?


is that where you think your banjo is about to be plucked?

yep an it felt in no way erotic no thank you please.....

DonDaddyD wrote:
Oh, there was more to the OP than the opening sentence......


but im but a simple creature......
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