How to BWR Part 2

November 9, 2013 § 2 Comments

Now that you have mastered The Rule, we will move on to the finer points of BWR-ing. Although most successful BWR-ers focus on things like nutrition, training, careful selection of the appropriate equipment, prayer, and an adequate insurance policy that includes a customized graveside service, it is also crucial that your 2014 BWR campaign be adequately stocked with excuses. Please become familiar with the following, and add your own as necessary.

1. “I’m a roadie, not a ‘cross racer.” Indications: Road wanker who’s too chicken to ride dirt and needs a good reason for not signing up in the first place.

2. “There’s too much off-road dirt and shit.” Indications: Road wanker who’s too chicken to ride dirt and needs a good reason for not signing up in the first place. Also, “trackies” who are unfamiliar with gears, brakes, bicycling.

3. “I had too much bacon at the BWR pre-ride breakfast.” Indications: None. There is no such thing as “too much bacon.”

4. “I was overdressed.” Indications: You brought a pair of armwarmers.

5. “I was underdressed.” Indications: All you had was a pair of armwarmers.

6. “I flatted. Twelve times.” Indications: You got one flat and thumbed a ride home in the sag wagon.

7. “My frame snapped in half because of the rough roads.” Indications: You got scared by the first sandy section and quit.

8. “My wheels collapsed.” Indications: Same as No. 7 above.

9. “I got sand in my shorts and it rubbed my vagina/nutsack painfully raw so I had to abandon.” Indications: Riders whose vaginas/nutsacks have not yet achieved the consistency of elephant hide.

10. “There was way too much climbing.” Indications: Riders who are wider than they are tall.

11. “The selection of goodies at the sag stops wasn’t diverse enough for my rather unique dietary needs.” Indications: Vegans, breathanarians, congenital idiots.

12. “Just wait ’til next year.” Indications: 99% of finishers, 100% of quitters.

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