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thursday a jabberwock did stir

sungodsungod Posts: 13,221
edited April 2019 in The bottom bracket
'ning

watch sunrise over volcanoes, assemble shiny bike, test bimble up to yaiza to check things, cafe solo, back, bask and relax
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny

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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,936
    Morning, so much for all the rain the weather forecast predicted, going to have a look at a new bike this morning
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    What bike LD?

    Meeting cancelled today as I was driving towards motorway so turned round and working from home
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,864
    Morning, still off shift. Doing some bike maintenance training with youngest lad, prior to doing C2C next month. Lawn got well watered last night and still being kept moist as I type. Dad's taxi service later for eldest.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    Oxoman - really fancy doing the c2c, think I’ve convinced the eldest rugrat to do it (if I buy a tandem). Let me know which route you do
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,642
    Morning
    Feeling shyte, don't know why. Work's suddenly gone slack so I think I'll be making lots of teas today.
    Got accosted this morning while walking to the office and invited to a running club. I don't exactly have the aura of a runner.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,468 Lives Here
    Morning folks,
    Traditional Thursday mild hangover is present to confirm what day of the week it is. I'm now a year off 50, unfortunately the wrong side of it. Workmates got me a card and some beers which makes me happy. Good job I'm in a car today, brought the Mini in to do some work on it. Need to pop out and buy the cakes later. Other than that I shall be fending off silly questions.
  • shirley_bassoshirley_basso Posts: 3,681
    HB Veronese.

    Work meh, meetings meh, weather meh
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,088
    veronese68 wrote:
    I'm now a year off 50, unfortunately the wrong side of it.

    Happy birthday V68! :D

    More worky worky. Legs somewhat achey after a week off the bike, combined with me starting summer extended commutes.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,864
    HB V68. TL mate did an off-road one a couple of years ago finishing at south shields and enjoyed it so much he's roped me in to do the Morecambe to Bridlington on road one. 6 of us doing it using a sherpa company for luggage and transfers etc. Intention is to do it over 4 days and do various detours along the way. Should be fun.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,256
    tlw1 wrote:
    What bike LD?

    Some hideous rendition of Dirk MK2. Probably without the saddle to handlebar drop.

    I'm 2 days younger than VN69! Felicitations you old git.

    I have come to the conclusion that the Tabby was fed up of cyclists nearly running him over so he fixed things.

    Today will be the Friday jaunt a day early, deep into the sticks where there will be a different cafe conducive to one's fix of caffeine and cake products. There might be a flat bread sarnie with Brie and salad in it.

    Laters.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,016
    Where the cake V68? There will be sternly worded letters to my MP if there's no cake.

    Usual dull drivel today allergy to work seems to have broken out in the office hardly anyone is in an those that are don't seem to be doing anything.

    Turbo in the pain cave later followed by sleep I'd imagine
  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,936
    tlw1 wrote:
    What bike LD?

    A Cervelo S3 TLW, picking it up on Saturday morning
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,642
    tlw1 wrote:
    What bike LD?
    A Cervelo S3 TLW, picking it up on Saturday morning
    From one of the MFs?
  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,936
    tlw1 wrote:
    What bike LD?
    A Cervelo S3 TLW, picking it up on Saturday morning
    From one of the MFs?



    We are the beginning of an exclusive club :)
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,468 Lives Here
    step83 wrote:
    Where the cake V68?
    On the desk over there, still a few left but you'd better be quick.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    veronese68 wrote:
    step83 wrote:
    Where the cake V68?
    On the desk over there, still a few left but you'd better be quick.
    Will you make the tea too?

    Happy birthday
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    tlw1 wrote:
    What bike LD?

    A Cervelo S3 TLW, picking it up on Saturday morning
    :D
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,016
    veronese68 wrote:
    step83 wrote:
    Where the cake V68?
    On the desk over there, still a few left but you'd better be quick.

    Do I need to dodge hippys gluing themselves to things? If they glue themselves to said cake I wont be pleased
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,013
    Happy birthday V68...

    New wood-burner heater installed yesterday so today did a test burn to get rid of all the initial fumes from the paint. Works great, should be v toasty warm this winter.

    Finalised details for funeral. Will be small and simple, mainly because my sister spent the last 25 years working all over the world, anywhere but here.

    Drank too much wine again.
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,256
    ...winter.

    You're a scream WS.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,921
    Drank too much wine again.
    By whose standards?
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,016
    Happy birthday V68...

    New wood-burner heater installed yesterday so today did a test burn to get rid of all the initial fumes from the paint. Works great, should be v toasty warm this winter.

    Finalised details for funeral. Will be small and simple, mainly because my sister spent the last 25 years working all over the world, anywhere but here.

    Drank too much wine again.

    Do love my wood burner just no censored wood in there an its usually fine Ash, Elm an Oak are usually in my stack couple of fruit woods for some nice smell changes
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,468 Lives Here
    Cheers for all the birthday wishes, I'll happily make tea if any of you show up here. If we're in a pub I'll even buy a drink.
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    veronese68 wrote:
    Cheers for all the birthday wishes, I'll happily make tea if any of you show up here. If we're in a pub I'll even buy a drink.


    happy birthday dude!
    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
    today i have had an idea that is going to make me rich beyond ny wildest dreams.

    i'm gonna be rich i tell you, rich!

    #expansivewealth
    #simpleyetclever
    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.
  • LagrangeLagrange Posts: 652
    What's it like? Being rich I mean - is it any good?
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    oh yes - it doesn't make you happy but it makes things easier.

    and with my new idea i'll have soooooo much money that I will be able to afford to freshly washed and ironed bed linen on mine and Nina's bed everyday so we can lie there in fresh linen indulgence.

    Nina will be able to have a fresh lab coat everyday

    #linen
    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.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,642
    veronese68 wrote:
    I'm now a year off 50, unfortunately the wrong side of it..
    Happy birthday!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 44,054
    Happy birthday Veronese, it's all downhill till 60 now.

    Finished up at my folks house at lunchtime and drove back down South, mainly on an annoyingly busy A1 although the initial detour over the North Yorks moors was good. Next trip up will be to get the house sale started.

    Unfortunately work tomorrow. Ho hum.
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