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sungodsungod Posts: 13,208
edited March 2018 in The bottom bracket
'ning

gym, unless time change psychic shock prevails, cafe, wfh, try not to kill too many more, unless they deserve it or it seems artistically justified

summon energy for evening on tiles
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,911
    Morning, heavy rain this morning, dog walked just a short 20 minutes, he is now back in his bed,I am having my breakfast
    The job that was suppose to start this week as been cancelled,well put back to the 20 th April
    Have a nice day
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,844
    Morning, I see summer has finished already. Slightly soggy round here. Kids off schools, wife at work and me starting new job.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • Good luck Oxo
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,878
    Good luck oxo

    Today is the current wife’s birthday and unfortunately I feel like poo :(

    Nevertheless I will continue on bravely even though I want to go back to bed
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,774
    Yes, good luck Oxo.
    P1ssing down in The Creative County. No doubt the roads will be awash with dissolved carbon fibre.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,774
    tlw1 wrote:
    Good luck oxo

    Today is the current wife’s birthday and unfortunately I feel like poo :(

    Nevertheless I will continue on bravely even though I want to go back to bed

    What a hero! :lol:
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,903
    Enjoy it Oxo. Take a hip flask, it'll make a good impression.

    Rain today, I feel strangely chipper this morning though because I went for a ride at Glentress last night after work in the daylight.I was hoping the hardtail would be faster than the other one on the blue trails but it's not, much much faster up the hills though. Need to fix the other mtb and find some steep rooty sloppy tracks to bounce down now the rain is here.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
    The train is slow as **** this morning - probably the wrong sort of rain. Busy day awaits.

    Best of luck Oxo, first day will soon be over.
    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: 7,533
    Day 2 of the post jab-in-the-eye (back on that programme again dammit) discomfort. Sometimes the reaction is ok, sometimes not so, this time is a not so. Not going to work, chucking it down anyway, recuperation and rest it...and keep off the screens. Audio podcasts are my friend.

    Can you tell I'm feeling a bit sorry for myself?
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,432 Lives Here
    Good luck Oxo, Loon and TLW need it as well by the sounds of things.
    I'm a little bit moist this morning, had to ride in as the Mrs is taking the girl child in to school for another maths mock first thing. She's then coming over here as I need the car to take the old man to the oncologist later. Only had one cup of tea so far, where's my tea wallah?
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,136
    Morning
    We seem to have reversed seasons whilst I was a sleep round here. Physio yesterday said my shoulder was progressing well and I am now allowed to take my arm out of the sling to rest it on a cushion when sitting. Which given today’s weather might be all I do.
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,011
    edited March 2018
    Good luck Oxo, just remember not to sit staring at female staff just yet, give it a couple of days.

    Soggy one today felt like I should bring some rubber ducks an set them down in the water filled potholes. not much occurring today bar confirming many containers found their way back onto an aircraft though ill likely delegate that.

    Just occurred to me, rice pops are not in the slightest way filling as im starving and missed the little phat pastie van that comes round. Cake hunt shall begin!


    Oh, remembered when I was in my LBS the other week an they have some Cipollini framesets hanging up, a little funding pot may need to be started.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,903
    Gah, I was up early to get some work done from home for the boss as there was some time pressure. I've just checked everyone else's diary for this office and it looks like there's no point in going in now, everyone seems to be out this afternoon.

    I have a few bits to chug through but today will be made significantly better by the quality of the coffee and these absolutely huge bloody speakers the GF's dad gave me to go with the absolutely huge bloody TV he gave us last year (once I've wired them up anyway). Might go for a wet run around the woods at lunch, then fix the big mtb and see if I can actually ride down the new track I built* behind the house on the weekend, it was way too steep for clipped pedals/hardtails...

    *I say built, really I slid down the hill on my ar*e dragging a rake behind me...
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    ciao

    this morning i have learnt how to stop a nosebleed and put on a plaster.

    #knowledgeispower
    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.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    goodluck Oxo - smash it for us.

    remember SOPs for attractive colleagues.
    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.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,432 Lives Here
    this morning i have learnt how to stop a nosebleed and put on a plaster.
    Already!?! But it's only 10.30, that's a tough course you're on.
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,011
    veronese68 wrote:
    this morning i have learnt how to stop a nosebleed and put on a plaster.
    Already!?! But it's only 10.30, that's a tough course you're on.

    As someone who gets these on an all to frequent basis, neither tipping your head back nor forward helps, back your end up swallowing it forward it tends to just leak. Just sit back slightly and cool yourself down breathing in through your nose an out through your mouth.
    Though if a plaster if to be used roll it up tightly and wedge it in. alternatively heat a metal rod and whack it up the offending nostril (best used on others not yourself)
  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,027
    What is the new job? why does he need luck? surely his talent will get him through the day. That is why he was hired wasn't it?
    Stevo 666 wrote: Come on you Scousers! 20/12/2014
    Crudder
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    Toy
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
    ciao

    this morning i have learnt how to stop a nosebleed and put on a plaster.

    #knowledgeispower
    MF, shouldn't you know this stuff already in your line of work? It's like me going a course to learn what debits and credits are.
    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: 17,380
    veronese68 wrote:
    this morning i have learnt how to stop a nosebleed and put on a plaster.
    Already!?! But it's only 10.30, that's a tough course you're on.


    30 minutes on paper cuts and putting some one in a recovery position

    I AM DOOGIE HOWSER
    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.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,903
    Bike parts or holiday with GF?

    Considering I've just got back from Tenerife, have a week touring booked in May, bought a new mtb and the GF has been having a bit of a rubbish time of it recently I should really book a holiday

    BUT

    I have a woefully low spec Supersix to upgrade, at least to 105. It's currently got 'nice' wheels and a Tiagra/FSA rubbish mix

    Has anyone got any advice? 105 or Ultegra? Will a Campag athena carbon chainset work with 10 spd 105?
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    carbon campag chainsets at 75 pounds at Merlin will work prtfect.
    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.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    Stevo 666 wrote:
    ciao

    this morning i have learnt how to stop a nosebleed and put on a plaster.

    #knowledgeispower
    MF, shouldn't you know this stuff already in your line of work? It's like me going a course to learn what debits and credits are.

    yup - its a tad below what I do :)

    i'm about to start doing civvie instructing so have to do this to see the level: its me and 17 civvy office workers who have never done anything before. you can imagine how that round of name/job/first aid experience ice breakers went.

    have just spent the last few days instructing a bunch of guys on their way out to Somalia and have now spent 30 mins being told how to put a sling on.

    i know one of the instructors and she laughed when she saw me here, slowly shook her head and walked off. the other instructor thinks she is a consultant surgeon, shes actually a bad first aid instructor, and doesn't have a scooby - everything she says is either out of date or wrong, but hey, it's their gig so leave them to it.

    actually a tad surprised at how low the level is.

    one fit burd here though so thats nice. she has been smiling at me so i'll take it as a compliment rather than her pitying me.
    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: 6,696
    A nice level screed is being poured tonight, lets see how long it lasts until a set of paw prints are in it.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,903
    carbon campag chainsets at 75 pounds at Merlin will work prtfect.

    That's the ticket. To be honest I'm really upgrading for stiffness, Ultegra might be a better bet. The current cranks seem to be made out of really heavy cheese
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,844
    Cheers Folks, your thoughts are appreciated. A few days of mainly pointless induction courses to complete and sorting out workwear etc then hit the ground running. My new employer recognises most people have common sense unlike old GMC coffee pot place.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    haydenm wrote:
    carbon campag chainsets at 75 pounds at Merlin will work prtfect.

    That's the ticket. To be honest I'm really upgrading for stiffness, Ultegra might be a better bet. The current cranks seem to be made out of really heavy cheese


    Nah. Campaign carbon. Do it. Do it. Do it. Buy it now. Buy it. Buy it. Buy it. Buy it 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.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,878
    oxoman wrote:
    Cheers Folks, your thoughts are appreciated. A few days of mainly pointless induction courses to complete and sorting out workwear
    Are you a stripper?
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,533
    tlw1 wrote:
    oxoman wrote:
    Cheers Folks, your thoughts are appreciated. A few days of mainly pointless induction courses to complete and sorting out workwear
    Are you a stripper?
    POIDH.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,774
    orraloon wrote:
    tlw1 wrote:
    oxoman wrote:
    Cheers Folks, your thoughts are appreciated. A few days of mainly pointless induction courses to complete and sorting out workwear
    Are you a stripper?
    POIDH.

    Pray God NO!!!
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