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  • veronese68 wrote:
    Bloody hell, nearly forgot.
    Are we doing this tomorrow?

    Let's
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,266
    I'll be there, I have an early curfew, as the missus is out, but I'll be there for a drink or two.
  • hopkinb wrote:
    I'll be there, I have an early curfew, as the missus is out, but I'll be there for a drink or two.

    what sort of time are folks likely to arrive? (ish)
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,266
    hopkinb wrote:
    I'll be there, I have an early curfew, as the missus is out, but I'll be there for a drink or two.

    what sort of time are folks likely to arrive? (ish)

    I'll leave the City at 5 ish. Maybe 5.45? Certainly before 6. I'll have to be away by 7.30 latest..
  • itboffinitboffin Posts: 19,847
    Christ whatever happened to the meet at lunchtime and leave at closing?
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  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,266
    itboffin wrote:
    Christ whatever happened to the meet at lunchtime and leave at closing?
    Old age? Globalisation? Liver disease?
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
  • vimfuegovimfuego Posts: 1,783
    Have a work lunch/afternoon shindig today, but hopefully will slide out fairly early so I'll drop in on the way home if I can (still stand up)
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  • itboffinitboffin Posts: 19,847
    hopkinb wrote:
    itboffin wrote:
    Christ whatever happened to the meet at lunchtime and leave at closing?
    Old age? Globalisation? Liver disease?

    The liver is weak and must be punished :twisted:
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    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.
    Rule #12 // The correct number of bikes to own is n+1.
    Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.
  • rower63rower63 Posts: 1,991
    I;m struck down with the horrid lurgy. I won't inflict it on you.
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  • itboffinitboffin Posts: 19,847
    It's my works Christmas do tonight not going to that either, have fun kids don't do anything I wouldn't/haven't done already
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    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.
    Rule #12 // The correct number of bikes to own is n+1.
    Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
    Quiet and very civilised few pints were had, enjoyed that. It was so warm we stayed outside.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,266
    Indeed. Though I was just starting to feel the chill as I left, what with just wearing shorts. Soon warmed back up though.
  • Very civilised, passed a guy having a puncture in almost the same place on way back! Lent him my levers, 20psi in the rear did make for some intresting handling, bike is much better with 40psi!
  • rower63rower63 Posts: 1,991
    veronese68 wrote:
    Quiet and very civilised few pints were had, enjoyed that. It was so warm we stayed outside.
    Who was there? sorry I couldn't be there, you'd have been the ones sorry if I had been!
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
    rower63 wrote:
    veronese68 wrote:
    Quiet and very civilised few pints were had, enjoyed that. It was so warm we stayed outside.
    Who was there? sorry I couldn't be there, you'd have been the ones sorry if I had been!
    It was only Roger, Ben and myself so very quiet. No idea if a roaring Vimfuego turned up later, I suspect not if he was on PT. We should do it again when it's warmer and lighter.
  • itboffinitboffin Posts: 19,847
    What like the summer drinks?

    crazy man!
    Rule #5 // Harden The censored Up.
    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.
    Rule #12 // The correct number of bikes to own is n+1.
    Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
    itboffin wrote:
    What like the summer drinks?

    crazy man!
    I know, radical.
  • vimfuegovimfuego Posts: 1,783
    veronese68 wrote:
    rower63 wrote:
    veronese68 wrote:
    Quiet and very civilised few pints were had, enjoyed that. It was so warm we stayed outside.
    Who was there? sorry I couldn't be there, you'd have been the ones sorry if I had been!
    It was only Roger, Ben and myself so very quiet. No idea if a roaring Vimfuego turned up later, I suspect not if he was on PT. We should do it again when it's warmer and lighter.

    Nah, by the time a couple of us had escaped the official office do, I was "persuaded" to partake in a couple in the Bavarian Beerhouse by Fenchurch St. Fine time had by all concerned , but meant I was never going to make it down to Richmond at a reasonable hour. Sorry I missed it, but hopefully there'll be a follow up at some point.
    CS7
    Surrey Hills
    What's a Zwift?
  • Ian.BIan.B Posts: 732
    veronese68 wrote:
    rower63 wrote:
    veronese68 wrote:
    Quiet and very civilised few pints were had, enjoyed that. It was so warm we stayed outside.
    Who was there? sorry I couldn't be there, you'd have been the ones sorry if I had been!
    It was only Roger, Ben and myself so very quiet. No idea if a roaring Vimfuego turned up later, I suspect not if he was on PT. We should do it again when it's warmer and lighter.

    Sorry I couldn't join you, was otherwise engaged
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
    itboffin wrote:
    What like the summer drinks?

    crazy man!
    Summer? Drinks?
    A couple of us are going to be rehydrating in the Roebuck on Thursday if anybody fancies a pint. Probably from a little after 6.
  • itboffinitboffin Posts: 19,847
    I would as i have the time now but I'd never manage the train journeys, I'm just getting to grips with sleeping in 3 hour stints
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    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.
    Rule #12 // The correct number of bikes to own is n+1.
    Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.
  • roger_merrimanroger_merriman Posts: 6,156
    Have fun guys! Oddly I'm not far away in Richmond Green but some thing else.

    I may pass on way back so if your still there I'll say hi.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
    Have fun guys! Oddly I'm not far away in Richmond Green but some thing else.

    I may pass on way back so if your still there I'll say hi.
    Ah, we were saying it would be good if you made it. Left about 9ish and wobbled home gingerly after one more than was sensible.
  • roger_merrimanroger_merriman Posts: 6,156
    veronese68 wrote:
    Have fun guys! Oddly I'm not far away in Richmond Green but some thing else.

    I may pass on way back so if your still there I'll say hi.
    Ah, we were saying it would be good if you made it. Left about 9ish and wobbled home gingerly after one more than was sensible.

    I left about same time, I suspected that most would of left at that point! Had a nice pootle home by the river, amazing amounts of bugs in the air!
  • Appears to be time to tell tall stories and show of scars again, any takers?
  • redveeredvee Posts: 11,920
    Appears to be time to tell tall stories and show of scars again, any takers?

    We're all coming cause it's your shout at the bar and I'll have a bag of pork scratchings too, please.
    I've added a signature to prove it is still possible.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,700 Lives Here
    I was just thinking it's about that time of year.
  • vimfuegovimfuego Posts: 1,783
    well why not
    CS7
    Surrey Hills
    What's a Zwift?
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,266
    Yep.
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