Forum/Cycling Acronyms

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by Shaun, 21 Aug 2007.

  1. RichardB

    RichardB Slightly retro

    West Wales
    @GuyBoden, please put me out of my misery!
  2. GuyBoden

    GuyBoden Fat, old bloke, on an old bike, pedalling slowly.

    "Put your furniture in the centre of the room " means adjusting your male equipment into a central position.
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  3. RichardB

    RichardB Slightly retro

    West Wales
    Thank you Guy! I can sleep easy now. Genuine lols, I had never heard that one.
  4. the bald eagle

    the bald eagle Regular

    Merthyr Tydfil
    Newbies like me should be directed here on sign up!
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  5. bramble1949

    bramble1949 Active Member

    This thread is essential for newcomers and the elderly since I am both. No confirmation need of this as I am posting this at the end of page 13 rather than the end of the the thread. I could not seem to delete this and put it in the right place. Story of my life.
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  6. You mean you talk about this? The people you ride with sound dodgy :0)
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  7. Not sure if it's been noted, but;
    Wife/girlfriend, & equally husband/boyfriend specific;

    SWMBO (She Who Must be Obeyed)
    'Financial Advisor'
    She Who Says No!'
  8. Profpointy

    Profpointy Guru

    a variant on "pocket billiards" then
  9. Profpointy

    Profpointy Guru

    I like "the domestic authorities"

    Picked it up in a model engineering book -lathes and so on - suggesting a heavy lathe crashing through floorboards of the spare bedroom "may not be popular with the domesitc authorities". Almost seemed like a job title akin to "works manager" or similar.
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  10. GuyBoden

    GuyBoden Fat, old bloke, on an old bike, pedalling slowly.

    Pulling your Male Genitals up into a central location in your shorts (balls'n'all) is common practice on road bikes, so your male equipment doesn't get painfully rubbed on the seat during a long ride.

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  11. Kominic

    Kominic Regular

  12. TrishnBonnie

    TrishnBonnie Senior Member

    Middle Aged Man In Licra - Google is fab :smile:
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    (someone snuck through the barriers at a Olympic run-up event)
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  14. Xhidaka

    Xhidaka New Member

    Most of these are used on every site everywhere but I'm grateful for the more bike specific ones. Thank You for those!
  15. DMan001

    DMan001 Member

    One of my friends is a firm proponent of the acronym "BOAB" (bird on a bike) but I am undecided on whether this should be accepted due to the slightly disrespectful tone!
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