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Mamil - The Movie

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by ianrauk, 12 Oct 2017.

  1. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah Staff Member

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  2. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Is that Hulk Hogan right of centre?
     
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  3. Cuchilo

    Cuchilo Prize winning member X2

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    Embrace the lycra baby yeah !
     
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  4. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Nothing we don't know about there, but it looks as though it'd be an enjoyable film, even re-emphasising (as if that's necessary) that our two-wheeled hobby is a pursuit for balance, harmony, posing and a bit of devil-may-care. And all done up like a dog's dinner.
     
  5. meta lon

    meta lon Guru

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    There are worse sights than mamils.
     
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  6. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Yes. Naked MAMILS.
     
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  7. Cuchilo

    Cuchilo Prize winning member X2

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    I didnt want to say at the time as i just wanted to get out of there but .... you looked hot :eek:
     
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  8. growingvegetables

    growingvegetables Guru

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    ... combined with a sad (?) undertone? With pretty bleak commentary on middle-aged men?

    Dunno - never having worn Lycra, never having been into these guys' "thrills", I'm a bit bemused.

    Me? I've just kept pedaling, cos it works.
     
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  9. Milkfloat

    Milkfloat Veteran

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    Surely that would just be a MAM?
     
  10. Slick

    Slick Über Member

    To be honest, I reckon there would be a few other groups of guys I would sooner avoid than this lot. They may not be much to look at (much like myself:shy:) but they do seem to have a certain attitude that only comes with confidence and experience.
     
  11. I like that. But then I'm a MAMIL and can relate to a lot that was said in the film.
     
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  12. gavroche

    gavroche Getting old but not past it

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    I don't think it will be a blockbuster so should soon be available on Netflix.
     
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  13. Alan Frame

    Alan Frame Gnu

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    I'm not so much a MAMIL as a SOD IT.

    Silly Old Duffer In Trainers.
     
  14. Ajax Bay

    Ajax Bay Über Member

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    Are you suggesting that that 'certain attitude' is a bad one? Surely confidence and experience are both 'good things' when they inform behaviour. Or maybe (and entirely your call) you prefer to associate with guys who lack confidence and are inexperienced?
     
  15. Read the post again. "There would be a few groups I would sooner avoid" = "I would sooner associate with this lot than a few other groups". I think he's being complimentary, but it took me a while to work out. I could be wrong.

    FWIW they seem OK. I'm sure they'd all wave enthusiastically when they passed me going the other way. I would nod imperceptibly in return.
     
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