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monday intense gamma irradiation for that perfect tan

sungodsungod Posts: 12,205
edited March 2017 in The bottom bracket
'ning

office, much espresso

need to sort out the shifting on commute bike, i suspect the rear mech needs a deep clean and lube

maybe arrange a trip to visit mes serviteurs français, been a while
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,329
    Stuck at work. Hopefully isolated from Muppets from above.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,318 Lives Here
    Morning folks,
    I found a bicycle in the garage yesterday and gave it some love and attention, managed to wobble in to work on it this morning. Bit gloomy when I left this morning after this clock changing malarkey yesterday. I've done some work and I reckon it's over rated. Out visiting customers again tomorrow to abuse them face to face rather than over the phone. This means driving home tonight so I don't have to come in here before setting off.
    Pesky customers on the phone interrupting when I'm writing sh!t on here, lost my train of thought now. Actually, there was no thought so I didn't really. Second cup of tea now drunk, coffee machine on.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,868
    Morning,

    No one else in the office today so I'm up for a relaxing day after a tough weekend of drinking in the sun...

    Managed to get hold of a lidl bike stand yesterday, need to get a few bits done before I can take advantage of the lighter evenings properly so I might head off early

    Also, the GF's dad has an old steel framed Raleigh that he doesn't want anymore, it's fairly light, 105 drivetrain, downtube shifters. Might commandeer it but I can't see why I would ever ride it
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    Howdy folks

    Stunning morning here, nice ride in and bizarrely enough my Giros didn't fall off my wheels. Phew - close escape there.

    Apart from that, intend to do less than nothing today - currently watching YouTube vids. Busy busy busy here.

    May also order be c/x frameset.

    Ciao for now.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,668
    Morning, not sure what radiation SG's hoping for, wont be solar with this mist an cloud.

    Cold this morning much to my disliking as I neglected to bring a jacket so had to rely on my winter mass to keep me warm. Walked in this morning. This clock change malarkey is a pain when you use the one clock you didn't change to work out when you should get up.

    Still coffee is made an no one died so cant be all that bad yet.
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    Morning, work... meh...
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • team47bteam47b Posts: 6,424
    Went to the beach to drink coffee.

    Trying not to peak too early this week :D
    my isetta is a 300cc bike
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,586
    Yay, got the green light this morning for my mahoosive internal financial re-engineering project which will save us millions a year (not in the UK in case anyone of left wing persuasion is reading). Coincidentally it's my annual appraisal with the CFO this afternoon :D

    In other news I took the mudguards off the communter this morning and put in a 2017 record ride time into the office. Life doesn't get much more exciting than this...

    Must dash - tax doesn't save itself.
    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]
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    Just been to the gym now eating before going for a bicycle ride in the sun.

    Thank you everyone for paying for this.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    So go on Stevo, who or what do you actually work for?

    Saving millions by restructuring something infers a huge company, possibly on a par with sungods.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,065
    Afternoon

    Long day due to shoot sleep, need to be handy getting out of the office as finally it is actually the wife's birthday

    Which being after mothers day has the bonus of buying discounted flowers :)

    Later is out for some folk music rubbish she booked
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,318 Lives Here
    Anyone else noticed MF used to be a pimp?
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    veronese68 wrote:
    Anyone else noticed MF used to be a pimp?


    Everyone has to pay the bills somehow :)

    I was also really good mates with a hooker when I lived in Vietnam - really lovely girl. Went to her kid's christening and all that jazz. She used to fetch me my lunch and if she was longer than 10 minutes I refused to accept it as I knew her hands would have been soiled with someone's censored .

    I also used to write her emails, which is a separate story in itself.....
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,205
    So go on Stevo, who or what do you actually work for?

    Saving millions by restructuring something infers a huge company, possibly on a par with sungods.

    hmm, our president has just flown in on one of the company jets and checked into a plush hotel, maybe he's here for a celebratory booze up with stevo's ceo?
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    I drove to work in a pick up truck and had left over BBQ brisket sandwiches for lunch.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,445
    ...And I just realised that I sound like a hillbilly!
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,868
    I drove to work in a pickup truck, that's my high level tax avoidance working as it should, no brisket though...
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,205
    mmm had a lovely pit bbq brisket a while ago
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,220
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    In other news I took the mudguards off the communter this morning and put in a 2017 record ride time into the office.

    That's due to a coincidence of traffic lights and nowt else.

    Me pulling Ivy and using the brushcutter me. I also had some fun with petrol even though the rest of it wasn't.

    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."
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    As an aside, I thought I would just let everyone know that it's another day that I have ridden my bi-cycle with taped on Giros and I haven't died or got the ebolaids. And I wasn't even triathlonning, but I did go bombing down bendy hills at a rapid rate of speed.

    Phew! I know I'm taking my life in my hands every day but boy, the thrill is worth it!
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,220
    As an aside, I thought I would just let everyone know that it's another day that I have ridden my bi-cycle with taped on Giros and I haven't died or got the ebolaids. And I wasn't even triathlonning, but I did go bombing down bendy hills at a rapid rate of speed.

    Phew! I know I'm taking my life in my hands every day but boy, the thrill is worth it!

    Well you see, in the olden days before discs, carbon fibre and lycra was invented, they used to restrict the riders in the TdF to 10mph downhill 'cos it was so dangerous and every year hundreds of riders still died despite the speed restriction.
    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."
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,614
    Yay! First commute home without big lights since octoberish. I TOTALLY smashed it.

    (Crying fat boy resigned)
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 13,701
    Hello. my name's Bally and I'm a postaholic. It has been 7 days since my last post...
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,220
    ballysmate wrote:
    Hello. my name's Bally and I'm a postaholic. It has been 7 days since my last post...

    Better make up for it and plunge yourself deep in posting.

    Anyway, where tf have you been? and How tf are you?
    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."
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 13,701
    pinno wrote:
    ballysmate wrote:
    Hello. my name's Bally and I'm a postaholic. It has been 7 days since my last post...

    Better make up for it and plunge yourself deep in posting.

    Anyway, where tf have you been? and How tf are you?

    Busy week.
    Some time away on the Riviera. Unfortunately not the French nor Neapolitan but the English. :(
    35 th wedding anniversary
    2 young women in uniform, non of which were Mrs B, some gel and a happy ending.

    Only 2 of the above were connected btw. :wink:
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,220
    Your'e an International man of mystery.
    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."
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    Garry H wrote:
    Yay! First commute home without big lights since octoberish. I TOTALLY smashed it.

    (Crying fat boy resigned)


    Where's tubby going?
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 13,701
    pinno wrote:
    Your'e an International man of mystery.

    International? Nah, I went to Devon. :lol:
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    pinno wrote:
    As an aside, I thought I would just let everyone know that it's another day that I have ridden my bi-cycle with taped on Giros and I haven't died or got the ebolaids. And I wasn't even triathlonning, but I did go bombing down bendy hills at a rapid rate of speed.

    Phew! I know I'm taking my life in my hands every day but boy, the thrill is worth it!

    Well you see, in the olden days before discs, carbon fibre and lycra was invented, they used to restrict the riders in the TdF to 10mph downhill 'cos it was so dangerous and every year hundreds of riders still died despite the speed restriction.


    I understand that the roads were littered with the carcasses of riders who dared to tape tyres on. Literally littered.

    I feel honoured to have survived.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,614
    Garry H wrote:
    Yay! First commute home without big lights since octoberish. I TOTALLY smashed it.

    (Crying fat boy resigned)


    Where's tubby going?

    Nowhere. He's looking for options outwith banking. Got anything for him?
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