8 Questions Cyclists Are Really Tired of Hearing

Have you ever asked someone a question and instantly come to regret it? Like that time you asked your Uncle George how his colonoscopy went, or when you asked your chatty triathlete friend about the effect of ambient temperature and humidity on their VO2 max.

Well, you may find yourself in a similar pickle if you ask a cyclist anything about cycling. No sooner will the words be out of your mouth and you’ll find yourself trapped in a corner like a wounded animal.

As much as we cyclists love to talk about cycling, there are certain questions that really get our chamois in a knot. If you’re stuck in a one-sided conversation with an unrelenting cycling evangelist, these questions will guarantee a quick and painless escape.

And when all else fails? Ask us about golf. It will be the shortest conversation you’ll ever have.

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