Was It You?

charliew87
charliew87 Posts: 371
edited July 2013 in Road general
So there I was on Saturday at 9pm, 50m from the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury awaiting the greatest festival gig of all time from the Rolling Stones...

Was making my way back from the loo which inevitably pisses a few people off. Wearing shorts, lions shirt and a Morvelo a Bloc cycling cap (peak turned up) and some bloke squared up to me, asked if I was a cyclist, to which I said yes, and he then went on a foul mouthed rant along the lines of "Have you f*~@][ng read the Velominati rules you c^nt, you're wearing a cycling cap and you're not on your bike."

He'd either had not enough cider, or a little too much, but that was the last place in the world I imagined an anal road cyclist bringing up rule #22 "Cycling caps are for cycling".

I kept it on obviously.
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  • TommyEss
    TommyEss Posts: 1,855
    You deserved it! :-P
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  • Ben6899
    Ben6899 Posts: 9,686
    He was right.
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  • raymondo60
    raymondo60 Posts: 735
    Shameful....
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  • cougie
    cougie Posts: 22,512
    Velominati t*ssers are so up themselves. I'd do it to pee them off even more. Its a sport. Its fun. Who bloody cares about dress code ? Or would they rather we were all still in black alpaca and riding at the crack of dawn ?
  • charliew87
    charliew87 Posts: 371
    it's a cool hat and it was bloody sunny!!
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  • markhewitt1978
    markhewitt1978 Posts: 7,614
    LMAO! Let that be a lesson to you!!
  • Cheshire Cat
    Cheshire Cat Posts: 309
    cougie wrote:
    Velominati t*ssers are so up themselves. I'd do it to pee them off even more. Its a sport. Its fun. Who bloody cares about dress code ? Or would they rather we were all still in black alpaca and riding at the crack of dawn ?

    The Velominati website clearly states that the Rules are to be taken tongue in cheek; it's the tossers who seem to forget this that you should be ranting at.
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  • Grill
    Grill Posts: 5,610
    Haha what a hero!
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  • Stevie_gee
    Stevie_gee Posts: 44
    charliew87 wrote:
    So there I was on Saturday at 9pm, 50m from the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury awaiting the greatest festival gig of all time from the Rolling Stones...

    Was making my way back from the loo which inevitably pisses a few people off. Wearing shorts, lions shirt and a Morvelo a Bloc cycling cap (peak turned up) and some bloke squared up to me, asked if I was a cyclist, to which I said yes, and he then went on a foul mouthed rant along the lines of "Have you f*~@][ng read the Velominati rules you c^nt, you're wearing a cycling cap and you're not on your bike."

    He'd either had not enough cider, or a little too much, but that was the last place in the world I imagined an anal road cyclist bringing up rule #22 "Cycling caps are for cycling".

    I kept it on obviously.

    Cycling caps may be for cycling. But cycling caps with the peak turned up are for jockeys, no one else.
  • Raymondo60 wrote:
    Shameful....

    The Lions shirt?

    Just sad
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  • Mark_P
    Mark_P Posts: 51
    I wouldn't worry about it. He sounds like the kind of tosser who would pay good money to listen to Mumford & Sons.
  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,868
    What was your response?
  • Baby Trek
    Baby Trek Posts: 118
    Haha...what a weirdo! Fair play for keeping it on...I know a couple of people that are so proud of their vintage cycling jerseys, that they wear then on nights out...the rear pockets come in very handy for carrying multiple packets of crisps and nuts...whilst carrying a few pints!!!
  • peat
    peat Posts: 1,242
    Mark_P wrote:
    He sounds like the kind of tosser who would pay good money to listen to Mumford & Sons.

    :lol:
  • Bustacapp
    Bustacapp Posts: 971
    What a sad arsehole.
  • GiantMike
    GiantMike Posts: 3,139
    Baby Trek wrote:
    ...I know a couple of people that are so proud of their vintage cycling jerseys, that they wear them on nights out...

    Jesus wept!
  • Spinonit
    Spinonit Posts: 17
    You`ve still not said if you have read the rules or not :lol:
  • ballysmate
    ballysmate Posts: 15,921
    matthew h wrote:
    What was your response?

    Perhaps you could post your response here?

    viewtopic.php?f=30005&t=12929687
  • SoSimple
    SoSimple Posts: 301
    Baby Trek wrote:
    Haha...what a weirdo! Fair play for keeping it on...I know a couple of people that are so proud of their vintage cycling jerseys, that they wear then on nights out...the rear pockets come in very handy for carrying multiple packets of crisps and nuts...whilst carrying a few pints!!!

    Genius - never thought of that. Look out for me in my St Raphael top from Prendas and feel free to nick my salt and vinegars from my LH pocket as long as I'm carrying at least three pints!
  • cougie
    cougie Posts: 22,512
    Pffft - I was wearing my bike top out clubbing almost 30 years back when it was cool. Aah those were the days.