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Lost my Mojo

woodyonthebeachwoodyonthebeach Posts: 583
edited July 2009 in Commuting chat
Guys/Girls,

I've lost it. I've lost the urge to commute, I have gone gone back to using petri dish transport.

I need help, anybody out there been hit by the same thing and what did you do to get your mojo back

HELP ! ! !
The doctor said I needed to start drinking more whiskey. Also, I’m calling myself ‘the doctor’ now

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  • always_tyredalways_tyred Posts: 4,965
    Guys/Girls,

    I've lost it. I've lost the urge to commute, I have gone gone back to using petri dish transport.

    I need help, anybody out there been hit by the same thing and what did you do to get your mojo back

    HELP ! ! !
    Contract swine flu, that'll put you off public transpoprt.
  • soy_saucesoy_sauce Posts: 987
    leave it for a month and in main time take the public transport to commute at rush hour (or drive). at the end of the month, you will looking forward to the Monday morning commute on a Saturday evening. :lol:
    "It is not impossible, its just improbable"

    Specialized Rockhopper Pro Disc 08
  • prawnyprawny Posts: 5,426
    I'm in the car today cuz I feel poo, unless I feel alot worse tomorrow I'll be back on the bike, I drove my commute route too which made it worse because I had to sit in the queus (how hard is that to spell :oops: ) that I usually filter past.
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  • cjcpcjcp Posts: 13,345
    The mere thought of PT puts me off. Yuk!

    Pull yourself together, ol' boy. This country wasn't built on quivering lips. :)
    FCN 2-4.

    "What happens when the hammer goes down, kids?"
    "It stays down, Daddy."
    "Exactly."
  • lost_in_thoughtlost_in_thought Posts: 10,563
    I went on the tube once last week. I'm sure I'm coming down with something. :?
  • Jay dubbleUJay dubbleU Posts: 3,159
    The answer is obvious - you need a new bike :D
  • RoastieRoastie Posts: 1,968
    Isn't this is the second one of these "poor me, I don't have the will to ride anymore" posts? Both completely beyond my comprehension.
  • Roastie wrote:
    Isn't this is the second one of these "poor me, I don't have the will to ride anymore" posts? Both completely beyond my comprehension.

    Possibly yes. I apologize if this is the case. I just want to know what other people do to get there Mojo back.
    The answer is obvious - you need a new bike :D

    Wiggle - Incoming!!!
    The doctor said I needed to start drinking more whiskey. Also, I’m calling myself ‘the doctor’ now
  • MartinGTMartinGT Posts: 475
    cjcp wrote:
    The mere thought of PT puts me off. Yuk!

    Pull yourself together, ol' boy. This country wasn't built on quivering lips. :)

    :lol:

    Couldnt wait to get back on the bike on Tuesday after getting the bus in on Monday.
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,802
    Occasionly I find myself thinking 'not today' but as soon as you're on and pedalling you forget that and it soon feels good again.

    Simon
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
  • posterboyjposterboyj Posts: 17
    perhaps you are over- trained, you need some time off to re-energies!!

    Google over training
  • vorsprungvorsprung Posts: 1,953
    You could try taking a different, longer route. Maybe with less traffic
  • secretsamsecretsam Posts: 4,947
    Work out all the money you save by not taking car/bus/etc.

    Then at end of month, tot it up and treat yourself - but wait until the END of the month, that way you have a goal to aim at, an encouragement, spend the month dreaming of how you'll spend it...

    Works for me

    It's just a hill. Get over it.
  • biondinobiondino Posts: 5,990
    As soon as you start getting visibly fatter you'll be back on the bike.
  • Greg TGreg T Posts: 3,266
    If things are a bit flat for you right now you need to try and mix things up a bit to get your mojo juices flowing.

    I'd suggest you try some role play.

    C.H.i.P.s would seem a good place to start

    200px-CHiP%27s.jpg

    For those of you born in the 70s the antics and "Ponch" Poncherello and his "partner" "Jon" Baker were standard Saturday afternoon fare (after the sad demise of Space 1999 - Maya = surface of the sun HOT).

    I'd suggest that you hire or make enough of the uniform to convince yourself you are in role, get on a set of the aviators and ride like the wind.

    If that doesn't get you back in the groove - and a new gay following - then nothing else will.

    Let us know how you get on.
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  • spen666spen666 Posts: 17,709
    Guys/Girls,

    I've lost it. I've lost the urge to commute, I have gone gone back to using petri dish transport.

    I need help, anybody out there been hit by the same thing and what did you do to get your mojo back
    HELP ! ! !

    I travelled once by public transport in rush hour - and as a result, the propsect of cycling in the rain whilst its blowing a force 10 gale seemed so attractive
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  • HeadhuunterHeadhuunter Posts: 6,494
    What keeps me going sometimes is the fear. The fear that if I stop running and cycling my paunch and big censored will return and I'll no longer be a buff headturner....
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  • Greg TGreg T Posts: 3,266
    I'll no longer be a buff headturner....

    I still get second looks.

    It's never good in an identity parade.
    Fixed gear for wet weather / hairy roadie for posing in the sun.

    What would Thora Hurd do?
  • R_T_AR_T_A Posts: 488
    Greg T wrote:
    If things are a bit flat for you right now you need to try and mix things up a bit to get your mojo juices flowing.

    I'd suggest you try some role play.

    C.H.i.P.s would seem a good place to start

    200px-CHiP%27s.jpg

    For those of you born in the 70s the antics and "Ponch" Poncherello and his "partner" "Jon" Baker were standard Saturday afternoon fare (after the sad demise of Space 1999 - Maya = surface of the sun HOT).

    I'd suggest that you hire or make enough of the uniform to convince yourself you are in role, get on a set of the aviators and ride like the wind.

    If that doesn't get you back in the groove - and a new gay following - then nothing else will.

    Let us know how you get on.

    This is pure genius. Chapeau to that man.

    All I need now are more blue lights and a large selection of cheesey one liners.
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  • HeadhuunterHeadhuunter Posts: 6,494
    Greg T wrote:
    I'll no longer be a buff headturner....

    I still get second looks.

    It's never good in an identity parade.

    Planning on being in an identity parade in the near future then?
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