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thursday we're off to see the tabby

sungodsungod Posts: 14,361
edited April 2018 in The bottom bracket
'ning

plan: brekkie in the lounge, wfhotel, webex, trundle bikebox over to terminal and check-in, buy tawny port, try out the ba lounge, more webexish until ten mins before takeoff, all part of the heady glamour of gmc, switch off gmc email sync, relax and wait for the inflight bubbly
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 9,441
    Morning, another sunny day on the cards,
    Sg your day sounds better than mine, mi ne involves jumping in hire car and travelling to Newton Aycliffe, at least I am taking the bike with me for some after work cycling
    Have a good day
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    Nowt so exciting for me. Ride, work, longer ride. No prospect of bubbly or port.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 10,465
    Morning from a lovely sunny South Derbyshire, no work till next work other than my own. Starting dog friendly area so bit of fencing and a couple of gate to fit, an either bike or run later. OH and brats out so no stress. Enjoy.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    ciao

    sun is shining so i intend to do no work at all. i may pack my bag to fly out tomorrow.
    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.
  • webboowebboo Posts: 4,262
    Morning.
    North Yorkshire appears to have moved to Southern Europe this morning. Bathroom floor vacuumed andscrubbed following the missus attempt at juggling with the ceramic soap dispenser last night ended in a failure. Might get a brownie point, I may attempt some dusting later.
    A turbo session will done later despite it being 20 degrees and sunny, hopefully the last one for a while if I get the all clear from the consultant to night.
  • Sunny and 24 degrees c, ooh what to do
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    Sunny and 24 degrees c, ooh what to do

    censored all, obvs.

    drink coffee, wear shades and look at attractive members of the opposite sex.

    suns out, guns out.
    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: 25,291 Lives Here
    Sunny and 24 degrees c, ooh what to do
    Beer garden?

    Morning folks,
    Pleasant wobble in even though it was 7am, I could get used to this. Mild Thursday hangover was just enough to exaggerate all the little bumps in the road. Now sat at my desk trying to avoid customers, I find accidentally turning my phone off is the best way. Going to join the Mrs for lunch in Twickenham later, probably sit by the river and watch the world go by. The ride back from lunch is always much slower than the ride there for some reason.
    Onwards and upwards...
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    Lovely weather in SW London & the City. I may have an outdoor lunch today, though I only have cycling sunglasses with me for concealment purposes.
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,162
    Morning, far to nice to be cooped up in the office, we have quite a large balcony an some beans bags so ill be dragging one out there an working with the laptop shortly. Beer garden at lunch, and after work.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    hopkinb wrote:
    Lovely weather in SW London & the City. I may have an outdoor lunch today, though I only have cycling sunglasses with me for concealment purposes.

    just use a Sharpie on the whites of your eyes. Old SF trick. They'll never see which way you are looking.
    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: 14,361
    smoooooth check-in and security, got a couple of bottles of kopke 10 year tawny, now plumped down in the ba lounge, seems nicer than the lhr ones, somehow there is wine next to me, suppose i should have a glug

    looks lovely out, if i weren't off on hols i'd definitely be skiving in the sun
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,081
    Sigma sport delivery to the office, work now on the back burner
    Stevo 666 wrote: Come on you Scousers! 20/12/2014
    Crudder
    CX
    Toy
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 7,190

    suns out, guns out.

    This popped up on my phone today.

    suns-out-guns-out-raul-moat-suns-out-guns-out-18682168.png

    Good job it's hot as the plumber has drained the heating system for the 85th time.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 20,616
    Suns out, meeting on, fun prospect low
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 6,180
    Sun's out.
    Bike ride half way to the office, work stuff, bike ride back later, might play TT later.
    Last night's hill climb didn't go well :)

    It got up to 25 degrees in the office yesterday. Switched the AC from 'roast at 22 degrees' to 'cool to 22 degrees' this morning before anyone got in, now everyone's complaining it's freezing.
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,162
    Thistle, same in our office but im sat on the on balcony at the moment so im not overly fussed, breeze is very welcome.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    Here you go BB'ers. A nice, easy and topical crossword clue from today's Times puzzle.

    Caterer found bananas for lengthy sporting event. (4,2,6)
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 49,370
    Working at home today and regretting not being in an air conditioned office, just not used to this heat thing any more. Thankfully it's not too busy at work so am just having a decent lunch break while sorting out the wording and related stuff on my old man's headstone now that the ground has settled.
    "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
    Flâneur wrote:
    Sigma sport delivery to the office, work now on the back burner

    what did you get?
    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.
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,865
    hopkinb wrote:
    Here you go BB'ers. A nice, easy and topical crossword clue from today's Times puzzle.

    Caterer found bananas for lengthy sporting event. (4,2,6)

    Tour De France..
    Open O-1.0 Open One+ BMC TE29 Titus Racer X Ti Seven 622SL Kestrel RT1000 On One Scandal Cervelo RS
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    Spinner wins today's prize of a hearty pat on the back. Unfortunately it will have to be self administered, what with this being teh internetz.
  • FlâneurFlâneur Posts: 3,081
    Flâneur wrote:
    Sigma sport delivery to the office, work now on the back burner

    what did you get?


    S work 7 in the candy red and the new Fizik r1 infinito to try on. Along with some OTE food and some tubeless Milk kit.

    Both shoes being returned, s works for a half size down in white (sad face to white) and some shimano s-Phyre to try on. Need to replace the Giro Empires.


    Sounds like people are actually doing bits n bobs here today rather than being their usual selves, except SG he is still being GMC
    Stevo 666 wrote: Come on you Scousers! 20/12/2014
    Crudder
    CX
    Toy
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 45,357
    hopkinb wrote:
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.

    VN says to watch out for the silly woman with her BMW and child looking at deer.

    Me done grouting me. Another job ticked off. Not enough hours in the week.

    Laters.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    Pinno wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.

    VN says to watch out for the silly woman with her BMW and child looking at deer.
    .

    She wasn't there, just a fat, unfit bloke with cramp in both calves.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 25,291 Lives Here
    hopkinb wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.
    VN says to watch out for the silly woman with her BMW and child looking at deer.
    .
    She wasn't there, just a fat, unfit bloke with cramp in both calves.
    There are lots of them. Daft bints and fat knackers that is. I meant to go via the park tonight but forgot in my eagerness to get home.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 20,616
    hopkinb wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.

    VN says to watch out for the silly woman with her BMW and child looking at deer.
    .

    She wasn't there, just a fat, unfit bloke with cramp in both calves.
    Is that still your tinder profile
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    TLW1 wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.

    VN says to watch out for the silly woman with her BMW and child looking at deer.
    .

    She wasn't there, just a fat, unfit bloke with cramp in both calves.
    Is that still your tinder profile

    :D

    Yep. It's never really paid off for me. Might change it soon to just "fat bloke, can lick own forehead".
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 20,616
    hopkinb wrote:
    TLW1 wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Pinno wrote:
    hopkinb wrote:
    Nicking off early to go and see if I can manage a lap of Richmond Park in the sunshine.

    VN says to watch out for the silly woman with her BMW and child looking at deer.
    .

    She wasn't there, just a fat, unfit bloke with cramp in both calves.
    Is that still your tinder profile

    :D

    Yep. It's never really paid off for me. Might change it soon to just "fat bloke, can lick own forehead".
    The same as Stevo?
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