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What Rocks and What Sucks this week?

Big Southern JesseBig Southern Jesse Posts: 729
edited January 2008 in The Crudcatcher
I've been listening to Jo Whiley this mornig, and she's doing her usual Friday mornig feature: What Rocks? / What Sucks?

What's Rocked :D for me this week:
    Friend offering us 2 tickets for the sold out Scouting for Girls gig! Off to see them for the 3rd time! A new pair of tyres for the bike - should help in the mud as the old ones are so worn that with a little more serious braking on tarmac I'll be running slicks! It didn't rain last Sunday, and it's not forecast to rain this Sunday! Had quite a laugh helping a friend fit new Toras to his bike last night!

What Sucked :evil: :
    Getting the silent treatment when I got home, because I'd gone out and had fun playing with bikes with a mate rather than waiting at home when my wife was working late! Getting a puncture last Sunday that didn't actually go flat 'til Tuesday. So much mud last Sunday that my back brake was jamming on whenever I used it and had to rely on the front only for the last few miles of the ride Endless rain

Anyone wish to add their own Rocked/Sucked for the week. By the sound of it nearly everyone has received new kit! That's got to Rock! :D
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  • batch78batch78 Posts: 1,320
    What sucks

    Everybody else seems to have got new kit except me!!
    Can't really afford any new kit as girlfriends booked us a holiday

    What rocks

    At least I'm having a holiday this year, has been a while
    Might see if I can find some cheap but shiny bits on the net this weekend
    And if your right about the weather (wont hold it against you if your not!) ride this Sunday
  • stumpyjonstumpyjon Posts: 4,069
    What rocks

    1. Booked flights to Malta in the Autumn so I can go diving again.
    2. Found out our latest addition will be a boy yesterday.
    3. It's ten past two on friday (Crackerjack :D )

    What sucks

    1. No money for new shiny bike things (see what rocks point 1.)
    2. Riding time may be curtailed in late May (see point 2 above).
    3. Still got two hours before going home (see point 3).
    It's easier to ask for forgiveness than for permission.

    I've bought a new bike....ouch - result
    Can I buy a new bike?...No - no result
  • What rocks:

    1. Finally finishing off a huuuuuge report for uni.
    2. Finding a website where you can download all of Gilles Peterson's old radio shows.
    3. Receiving a shiny new bike pump the day after it was ordered.
    4. Booking flights for snowboarding at beginning of March.
    5. La Bottega pizzas half-price at Tesco.

    What sucks:

    1. Still got loads of uni work to do, had way more time off when I had a job.
    2. Bottom bracket on its way out.
    3. Skint after spending all my money on flights.
    4. It's grim out.
    5. No time for girls, so I've had a dry couple of months (see point 1)
    "The problem was, I was still using my eyes even though I had them shut"

    Demoted to commuting duty

    Orange Crush!
  • what rocks......ordered my new bike :D

    what sucks....gotta wait a couple of weeks for it :cry:

    oh and endless rain and grey skies....
    thinking happy thoughts....before the pixies steal them..

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  • willy bwilly b Posts: 4,125
    Rocked
    -Getting new bike
    -nailing loads of sweet trails, and finding i can now go even faster than than on my old bike, both up and down:)
    -Back to uni on monday
    - Finishing all the work deadlines

    Sucked
    -accomdadtion people at uni are being ghey about my bike, and wont let me store it in my room (fire and safety danger...)
    - Back to pasta and microwave/nearly out of date food. Not home/mum cooking:(
  • Rocked:-
    Riding out on my new bike

    Sucked:-
    Getting home and promptly falling off due to new clipless pedals and first time on them :oops:
  • Will SnowWill Snow Posts: 1,154
    willy b wrote:
    -accomdadtion people at uni are being ghey about my bike, and wont let me store it in my room (fire and safety danger...)

    oops. hope they dont notice the tyre marks on the walls in my place and ask me to move mine :lol:
    i ride a hardtail
  • BikedevilBikedevil Posts: 1,156
    I keep mine in my room don't think they've realised yet...tried to ride down the stairs last term...carpet didn't offer as much friction as I'd hoped. :?

    Rocks:
    -Back in Swansea
    -Can drink Brains again
    -Got to take my Stinky on its first ride
    -Found some riding 500 yards from my front door

    Sucks
    -Exams
    -The weather
    -Unable to go try out the crazy stuff I found in some other woods until I get some better anchors
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  • Will SnowWill Snow Posts: 1,154
    Bikedevil wrote:
    I keep mine in my room don't think they've realised yet...tried to ride down the stairs last term...carpet didn't offer as much friction as I'd hoped. :?

    :shock: :lol:
    i ride a hardtail
  • GT DestroyerGT Destroyer Posts: 1,719
    Rocks
    I am off on a kind of holiday tomorrow morning to the south of France.
    Its getting closer till I get the new frame.
    I've had a great day on the X-box!!

    Sucks
    I really need a piss and its 2 floors to the toilet, and I can't be arsed walking.
    I have to get up at 6AM tomorrow to go on the little holiday.
    The bike still isn't built and theres a bit to go till it is.
  • BikedevilBikedevil Posts: 1,156
    Sucks big time: Insomnia
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  • NEILHEADNEILHEAD Posts: 435
    what rocked :- todays and yesterdays ride (very muddy)
    what sucks :- cleaning the bike :cry: and not being able to ride till next time
    Never trust a man with facial hair.

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  • Will SnowWill Snow Posts: 1,154
    Bikedevil wrote:
    Sucks big time: Insomnia

    sucks: falling asleep at a decent time for the firstr time in weeks then waking up at two for no good reason.
    i ride a hardtail
  • jbfordjbford Posts: 101
    Rocks:

    Going to Morzine again this year with Flow MTB in June
    Getting Married in August
    Stag Do is in Fort William and then Edinburgh :D

    Sucks:
    Work is stressing me out BIG TIME!!! :x
    My Fiancee is training/living in Nottingham and I work/live in Cheshire
    The damn rain, it better be a hot summer!
  • WELL WHAT CAN I SAY THE GLORIOUS *******S P U R S******** HAVE JUST BEAT ARSENAL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 9 YRS....................... NOT JUST BEAT . . . . . . . . . . . BUT 5-1 ANIHALATED THEM............I AM SO HAPPY I COULD SHOUT IT OUT JUST ONE MORE TIME IF I HAD ANY VOICE LEFT LOL

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::D:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
    Still loving my Carrera Vulcan but also loving my commuter converted Raleigh Record Sprint ooo it's so quick and a great commute hack yippeee get to ride it again in the morning . . . . . can't wait ha ha
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