> ...your idea of a decent sort of house to buy is one with a basement
> and a big garage, a downhill driveway so you can bump-start your
> racebike, and a working toilet on the property somewhere.
Mental note..make sure it's paved
> ...you bought a race bike before buying a house.
Well, it's my race bike NOW.
> ...you bought a race bike before buying furniture for the new house.
Same stuff I've had for years. $200 from some guy at work, five years ago!
> ...you're looking for a bike transport vehicle and still haven't
> bought furniture!
> ...you sit on your race bike in the garage and make bike noises and
> shift and practice your throttle blipping/braking, while waiting for
> your motor to get back from the shop.
Or wounds to mend
> ...you look at the purchase of tools as a long term investment.
I think this is a guy thing..
> ...at least one of your children was conceived at a race track.
> ...your garage has more bikes than your house has bedrooms.
I'm not that bad, only equal numbers. (3)
> ...you have bike parts in your cubicle at work
> ...after your answer to "How was your weekend?" the next question is
> always: "And you do this for fun? Right?"
Yeah, especially when you walk into work with your arm in a sling.
> ...your reading material in your bathroom consists of a 1-888-FASTLAP
> catalog, and 400 bike magazines, none of which have centerfolds.
Somebody's been in my bathroom !
> ...some people only know you by your racing class & bike number
> ...your first date involves asking her to crew for you.
Maybe that's why I get shot down
> ...you plan your wedding around the race schedule.
How many NESBA control riders getting hitched??
> ...you complain when cars in front of you on highway off-ramps don't
> stay on the line, causing your exit speed to drop.
Yeah, or they hit the f'n brakes!
> ...you've found your lawnmower runs pretty good on 108 octane gas
> ...you've got 3 immaculate race bikes always race ready, but your
> wife has to nag you for 2 months before you fix the headlight in her
What's this 'wife' thing I keep hearing about