bodie wrote:The Alpha List
1 in 20 - A hill climb that stretches along Mountain Highway from The Basin to Sassafras.
AAC - Audax Alpine Classic
ATB - Around The Bay (in a Day)
ATTA - Australian Time Trial Association. About half of the Victorian branch is made up of forumers
BBC - Belgian Beer Cafe. Commonly used to convey a pre-breakfast ride held on the last Saturday morning of each month
Beach Rd. - A well used/abused road that is ridden every weekend.
bling - Very expensive gear often bought by the wealthy or wannabees.
Crash to earth - see Off
Endo - Dismount forward over the handlebars. Usually head first.
GTBR - Great Tasmanian Bike Ride
GVBR - Great Victorian Bike Ride
HAF - Hard As F@#$. Generally references three/four forumites who braved the BBC one horrible, cold & wet winter's day.
HHCCC - Holden High Country Cycling Classic
HTFU - Harden The F$#@ Up
Huffy - Cheap bike ridden by those with suicidal tendencies. Also a female trait when they don't get their way!
MRR - Maling Rd Ride - <a href="http://www.bv.com.au/forums/viewtopic.php?t=3696">linky</a>
N=N+1 - No. of bikes you need, which is always one more than you have.
NRR - North Rd Ride - <a href="http://www.bv.com.au/forums/viewtopic.php?t=3303">linky</a>
Off - ie a stack. coming off. with potential consequences of thighs and or elbows resembling a meat lovers pizza.
OTB Over the Bars. A much more interesting way to have an 'off'. Something mountain bikers do for kicks.
PBK - ProBikeKit.com (Online shop)
Percrime - Sort of like a Keep Left sign - there's only one side you really want to be on
PUI - Posting under the influence, see <a href="http://www.bv.com.au/forums/viewtopic.php?t=5159&highlight=">linky</a>
SWMBO - She Who Must be Obeyed... describing the female partner of many forumers, also sometimes referred to as the Financial Minister among other things.
<a href="http://www.bv.com.au/forums/viewtopic.php?t=4616">Team Idiot</a> - A trio of forumites who participated in the HHCCC one year only to have one of the say "Which Idiot suggested this!"
Wannabees - Those who buy overly expensive gear or team wear just to attract attention.
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