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saturday you, the night, and the jelly

sungodsungod Posts: 12,198
edited March 2017 in The bottom bracket
'ning

soggy out, another cack coated ride looms, with cafes and cake
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny

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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,306
    Wet out, parkrun looms, no dad's taxi duties later. Wifelets taxi duties instead. Early to bed as drive down to St Albans early in the morning for lads to compete in competition.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • slowmartslowmart Posts: 3,807
    Chores, bike parts, beer & meat need acquiring for tomorrow's ride and BBQ.
    And God created the bicycle, so that man could use it as a means for work and to help him negotiate life's complicated journey.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    Little bit of work this morning. The clouds began to part as I opened the front door, cheers God :D Out for a family curry this evening b
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • Mikey23Mikey23 Posts: 5,028
    Roof on yesterday, raining today equals result
    Work done yesterday therefore lounging type day with cricket followed by rugby, rugby and rugby equals another result
    Zwift mountains done yesterday therefore flat route today is third result

    Life for this one legged pensioner is sweet...
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    oxoman wrote:
    St Albans + early = Double f*ck

    Morning evelybody peeps

    Sod the bloody weather. Feeling a touch better, so there's signs I might stop being the green stuff vessel and Petri dish soon.

    Laters
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    Planted some Genovese basil seeds, went for a drive in the Isetta to the market for some goats cheese, now sat with feet up awaiting arrival of café, day's work done, may take the rest of the day off :D
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,308 Lives Here
    Didn't go to Southampton, this is good. So the traditional slow start was enjoyed. This was followed by pottering interspersed with lounging. Currently lounging. Should go and finish tidying the garden really but there seems to be a lot of gravity in the region of the couch at the moment.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    Did the long trek North this morning, in near record time: now in the m following the footy. Later may involve a trip to the chippy and some cold cider.

    Weather forecast for Wales now looks bloody awful.
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Did the long trek North this morning, in near record time: now in the m following the footy. Later may involve a trip to the chippy and some cold cider.

    Weather forecast for Wales now looks bloody awful.

    You'll just have to man up. Hopefully, the van won't get up due the mud and you'll have to expend some energy.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,894
    Now a fully trained and authorised Community SpeedWatch volunteer operative, means get to play with those laser guns. Pretty cool bits of kit, can measure speed at over 600m distance. Means you're clocked before you spot me, even with the compulsory hi-viz on.

    Now just got to convince one of the others to tag me on a hot run down the hill into the village - my Garmin never shows me above 60, I reckon I get faster than that.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    orraloon wrote:
    Now a fully trained and authorised Community SpeedWatch volunteer operative, means get to play with those laser guns. Pretty cool bits of kit, can measure speed at over 600m distance. Means you're clocked before you spot me, even with the compulsory hi-viz on..
    Paid up member of the legalised highwaymen eh. Do you actually get to rob motorists or just scare them?
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,894
    I'm the dandy highwayman who you're too scared to mention
    I spend my cash on looking flash and grabbing your attention
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    Some might disagree that a hi viz jacket is looking flash.

    Not too scared really, I just go past bang on the limit giving an appropriate hand signal :wink:
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,614
    Faaackin 'ell. Paid fifty faaackin quid to watch the drudgiest o drudgieries ever at murrayfield then popped into a pub to see quite possibly one of the best games of rugby i've ever seen in my puff, albeit with wales losing then watched england not winning a grand slam then what's his puff won milan san remo in that there italy.

    Where's Matthew? I got him a ham and pineapple pizza, well exotic like.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,531
    Garry H wrote:
    Faaackin 'ell. Paid fifty faaackin quid to watch the drudgiest o drudgieries ever at murrayfield then popped into a pub to see quite possibly one of the best games of rugby i've ever seen in my puff, albeit with wales losing then watched england not winning a grand slam then what's his puff won milan san remo in that there italy.

    Where's Matthew? I got him a ham and pineapple pizza, well exotic like.
    You paid £50 to watch the Sweaties?
    Whippet
    Bruiser
    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,614
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Garry H wrote:
    Faaackin 'ell. Paid fifty faaackin quid to watch the drudgiest o drudgieries ever at murrayfield then popped into a pub to see quite possibly one of the best games of rugby i've ever seen in my puff, albeit with wales losing then watched england not winning a grand slam then what's his puff won milan san remo in that there italy.

    Where's Matthew? I got him a ham and pineapple pizza, well exotic like.
    You paid £50 to watch the Sweaties?
    Aha! Yup.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,201
    Garry H wrote:
    ...then what's his puff won milan san remo in that there italy.

    Thought Sagan was going to get it for a moment - what an attack up the Poggio.
    S - The Brazilian beach volleyball team
    W - Wiggle Honda

    "This year will be harder than last year. But that is good news; this year will be easier than next year."
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,894
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    I just go past bang on the limit giving an appropriate hand signal :wink:

    And that is exactly the purpose. Hand gestures are of course optional, at the discretion of the individual, and bi-directional.

    There is a big village green in the middle of ours, lots of kiddie playground kit. We have had 2 kiddie knockdowns there in past year, and while speed may or may not be a factor, a visual deterrent may have the desired effect on the f-wits who boot it past just because they can.

    When tagged, no prosecution, but do get a warning letter from police, and if speed high enough a visit from proper polis to have a word.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    pinno wrote:
    Garry H wrote:
    ...then what's his puff won milan san remo in that there italy.

    Thought Sagan was going to get it for a moment - what an attack up the Poggio.
    Yay Polska!! :D
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    Excellent curry enjoyed by all last night. Cheers for the tip V68.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,308 Lives Here
    seanoconn wrote:
    Excellent curry enjoyed by all last night. Cheers for the tip V68.
    Excellent, which one did you go to so I know who to apologise to.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    veronese68 wrote:
    seanoconn wrote:
    Excellent curry enjoyed by all last night. Cheers for the tip V68.
    Excellent, which one did you go to so I know who to apologise to.
    Monty's. I was surprised how fast they could run when we skipped the bill but they can't throw a knife for toffee.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,308 Lives Here
    Monty's is good. The boss is usually very happy and smiley, right up until you legged it at least. Good to see beer other than just Cobra and Kingfisher as well.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    veronese68 wrote:
    Monty's is good. The boss is usually very happy and smiley, right up until you legged it at least. Good to see beer other than just Cobra and Kingfisher as well.
    Best onion Bhajis I've had for a while. Always a good sign.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
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