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thursday is a song that no voice will ever sing

sungodsungod Posts: 12,195
edited February 2018 in The bottom bracket
'ning

gym to try out knee, cafe, wfh, distinct nippiness developing

seems like a long week, almost as if it started on sunday
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 7,725
    Morning, back to frost here, a cold walk with Tigger this morning he has gone back to his bed,probably the best idea, it would be nice to see the sun out what a miserable week it’s been
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,056
    Puppy walked, cold but not frozen out there

    Lots of talking about work today, with very little being done
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,300
    Morning peeps. Work completed, short snooze then another wave of interviews starting at lunch. Running later hopefully. Currently a tad chilly outside but very dry for a change.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • sungodsungod Posts: 12,195
    gym gymned, cut the weight right down, nothing seemed to snap, guess it'll be a couple of months building back up to pre crimbo oomph

    cafe beckons, shall i have berries with the pain au choc? sadly no pineapple there

    enjoy interviews, be outrageous
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • No bike today, got a meeting late this afternoon so can't be bothered. Maybe a run at lunchtime but probably not.

    Only 330 more photos that need renaming, have a program to speed it it but the hard bit is remembering what the photos were meant to show.

    There's something really urgent I need to do today, but I can't remember what it is.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    sungod wrote:
    seems like a long week, almost as if it started on sunday
    Yeah thanks for that :roll:
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 5,607
    Treaclish ride in this morning, can't be me, must be the air pressure.

    It's amazing how much you can forget (everything) if you don't drive since passing your test. Think I may delay buying a newish car and buy an old banger to use as a bumper car until I get the hang of things again.
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,304 Lives Here
    Morning folks,
    Plague ridden and have to stay at home, very dull. If I didn’t feel like death warmed up I could do something useful. Sick days are wasted when you’re sick. Worst thing is there’s nobody to make me tea.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 5,444
    seanoconn wrote:
    Treaclish ride in this morning, can't be me, must be the air pressure.

    It's amazing how much you can forget (everything) if you don't drive since passing your test. Think I may delay buying a newish car and buy an old banger to use as a bumper car until I get the hang of things again.

    Yeah, last night I was awesome. This morning, awful.

    Good thing about London traffic is that you can never really go fast, sitting in a traffic jam is easy.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,661
    seanoconn wrote:
    Treaclish ride in this morning, can't be me, must be the air pressure.

    It's amazing how much you can forget (everything) if you don't drive since passing your test. Think I may delay buying a newish car and buy an old banger to use as a bumper car until I get the hang of things again.

    Snap chuggy one in today couldn't seem to keep a decent speed so going with high air pressure increasing aero resistance etc etc.

    delightful brekkie combo this morning of Taylor Java Lava (aka LOx/LH2) and croissants, I feel all fancy for a change.

    Lunch they are getting pizza in, which is nice except I cant eat pizza due to the dam cheese (hippy lactose sensitivity millennial disease) So I've scouted the menu and done the only sensible thing and asked for a great pile of fried chicken and wedges.

    Later shall debate methods of removing the anodising off the other brake lever seeing as the hours of fine sanding last time was tiresome to say the least, current thinking is dremel or drill and a flap wheel, which should prove far quicker.
  • step83 wrote:
    Lunch they are getting pizza in, which is nice except I cant eat pizza due to the dam cheese (hippy lactose sensitivity millennial disease) So I've scouted the menu and done the only sensible thing and asked for a great pile of fried chicken and wedges.
    Where are they getting the pizza from? Some places will do it without the cheese and swap it for extra meat. Fried chicken on the pizza might be pushing it a bit.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,661
    Its Dominos, I did check if you ring up they will un cheese a pizza but to be honest I prefer the sides they may be a little less greasy as well, all of a milligram I suspect.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,056
    seanoconn wrote:
    Treaclish ride in this morning, can't be me, must be the air pressure.

    It's amazing how much you can forget (everything) if you don't drive since passing your test. Think I may delay buying a newish car and buy an old banger to use as a bumper car until I get the hang of things again.
    Only one quote needed

    When in doubt, flat out
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,868
    Morning, was at a site this morning that has potential to turn into a total disaster, looking good so far.

    In a weird turn of events I have received excellent service from a bike shop AND the royal mail! The dropper post was broken on the new bike when I got it last Thursday, I rang the shop on Saturday who apologised profusely despite it not really being their fault, they asked me to post it back and they would send a new on in the post without needing to warranty it as it's a known issue. I posted the post on Monday evening 1st class, then the new one arrived yesterday in the same packaging I sent mine in. I'm not sure whether I should be impressed that the royal mail sent my parcel from Scotland to Cardiff then back again in such a short space of time, and the quick turnaround by the shop but it's certainly beaten my expectations!

    Sunset Cycles if anyone is interested, good prices and good service
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507
    My lack of speed when I finally get back on a bike next month will be quite amusing. Having to go running for now to get some exercise - boring.

    At least work is quite interesting today with some global tax dodging to be done.
    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]
  • haydenm wrote:
    I posted the post on Monday evening 1st class, then the new one arrived yesterday in the same packaging I sent mine in.
    Are you sure Royal Mail didn't just deliver your original parcel back to you, bypassing the middleman in Cardiff?
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,868
    haydenm wrote:
    I posted the post on Monday evening 1st class, then the new one arrived yesterday in the same packaging I sent mine in.
    Are you sure Royal Mail didn't just deliver your original parcel back to you, bypassing the middleman in Cardiff?

    I did think that when I saw my handwriting on the front, this post seems to work though so maybe they have a KS mechanic working in the depot. Either way, good service
  • pinnopinno Posts: 38,197
    step83 wrote:
    Later shall debate methods of removing the anodising off the other brake lever seeing as the hours of fine sanding last time was tiresome to say the least, current thinking is dremel or drill and a flap wheel, which should prove far quicker.

    I saw an ad in the comic some years ago for a polishing service. I thought 'there's no way i'm paying that' and decided I would polish a Chorus crankset... myself... by hand. 5 hours later :roll: :

    9717682735_6e19542553_z.jpg

    Anyway, f*cking painting again me. It's either a base layer on top of the new plaster or undercoat ready for gloss. In other words: painting twice.

    If there is an upside, at least I have done a few door facias and curtain plank mount thingy's.
    Every day has started cloudy and cold and then the sun has popped out.
    Tomorrow shall be indoor pedalling and then some tinkering on the old new banger - fiddly job of fitting a new crankshaft speed sensor.

    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
    haydenm wrote:
    Morning, was at a site this morning that has potential to turn into a total disaster, looking good so far.

    In a weird turn of events I have received excellent service from a bike shop AND the royal mail! The dropper post was broken on the new bike when I got it last Thursday, I rang the shop on Saturday who apologised profusely despite it not really being their fault, they asked me to post it back and they would send a new on in the post without needing to warranty it as it's a known issue. I posted the post on Monday evening 1st class, then the new one arrived yesterday in the same packaging I sent mine in. I'm not sure whether I should be impressed that the royal mail sent my parcel from Scotland to Cardiff then back again in such a short space of time, and the quick turnaround by the shop but it's certainly beaten my expectations!

    Sunset Cycles if anyone is interested, good prices and good service

    Cardiff

    Wales

    God’s own country

    Say no more
    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.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507

    Cardiff

    Wales

    God’s own country

    Say no more
    Thank God I'm an atheist :)
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    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 13,699
    If you weren't an atheist, seeing Wales described as God's own country is enough to make you one.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507
    ballysmate wrote:
    If you weren't an atheist, seeing Wales described as God's own country is enough to make you one.
    Although seeing this evening's episode of lefty putting foot well and truly in it in Cake Stop has restored my faith somewhat.

    Seem to remember there was another lefty fave of yours with duplicate accounts not long ago?
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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 7,300
    Cheers SG, currently debating 3 definates offers one imminent and possibly an offer from previous employer from ten years ago after they contacted me. Nice position to be in but bloody hard work and stressful. Fingers crossed I make the right choice.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 13,699
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    ballysmate wrote:
    If you weren't an atheist, seeing Wales described as God's own country is enough to make you one.
    Although seeing this evening's episode of lefty putting foot well and truly in it in Cake Stop has restored my faith somewhat.

    Seem to remember there was another lefty fave of yours with duplicate accounts not long ago?

    Lefties with split personalities. not of sound mind. Who'd have thought it?
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,056
    oxoman wrote:
    Cheers SG, currently debating 3 definates offers one imminent and possibly an offer from previous employer from ten years ago after they contacted me. Nice position to be in but bloody hard work and stressful. Fingers crossed I make the right choice.
    :D
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    Stevo 666 wrote:

    Cardiff

    Wales

    God’s own country

    Say no more
    Thank God I'm an atheist :)


    Heretic! :)
    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.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507
    Stevo 666 wrote:

    Cardiff

    Wales

    God’s own country

    Say no more
    Thank God I'm an atheist :)


    Heretic! :)
    Arguably the ultimate victimless crime.
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    Panzer
    Commuter

    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,304 Lives Here
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Thank God I'm an atheist :)
    Heretic! :)
    Burn the heretic! Burn him with fire then throw his remains into next door's garden
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 39,507
    veronese68 wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Thank God I'm an atheist :)
    Heretic! :)
    Burn the heretic! Burn him with fire then throw his remains into next door's garden
    Bloody Catholics, we obviously didn't burn enough of them when we had the chance :P
    Whippet
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    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,304 Lives Here
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    veronese68 wrote:
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    Thank God I'm an atheist :)
    Heretic! :)
    Burn the heretic! Burn him with fire then throw his remains into next door's garden
    Bloody Catholics, we obviously didn't burn enough of them when we had the chance :P
    You'll have to wait until the 5th November, I think it's still legal to burn a catholic on that day.
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