Slippery Saturday

Morning, well after all of the rain , it’s now freezing I nearly went over whilstout with Tigger, besides that club ride at 9 o’clock , out for a couple of jars later
Have a good weekend

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  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 2,728
    It's a bit nippy here too. I was planning on riding to park run but not sure now, might go for a nose outside to see how icy it is, might be as n MTB job.
    Going out for lunch later, not my idea, but someone else is paying.

    In other news someone had half their bike stolen from our locked basement at work the other day. More reasons not to ride to work I think, or to find somewhere else to work.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 37,172
    edited 9 November
    Just ride a hack to work like VN does. Nick one at the railway station.

    Yesterday clear, crisp and sunny. Not a cloud in the sky. Last night - moon, frost and now rain @ 2 deg c. Lovely.

    Today i'll be mowstly sorting the woodburner thingy. The apertures where it fits have slowly disintegrated and it falls over now.
    Need to cut out 40mm x 40mm to allow the handle to clear it and weld 2 tabs on the piece of L steel 80 x 80 x 385mm.
    Then light the burner and hibernate for the day.

    Shorty thought the picture was boring and needed a Reindeer.


    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."
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 5,271
    Freezing fog has lifted. Heavy rain due in an hour for the rest of the day. I ain't going out. I have never liked November.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 6,560
    Morning, Parkrun completed, sadly whilst the course wasn't to slippy my phone was. Now require new screen for said slippy phone. Also lost strava recording as can't see screen etc to save it. On a high note, whilst a tad cool it's dry.
    Moda Bolero wet bike.
    Giant Anthem SX
    Giant TCX CX bike
    Defy Adv Pro 2 shiny nice bike.
    Boardman comp hardtail. Not so little oxo,s
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 2,728
    pinno said:

    Just ride a hack to work like VN does. Nick one at the railway station.

    Doesn't solve the problem of not being able to get in to the place because pizza express dickheads keep blocking the doors. Might borrow a tank one day.

    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,369
    pinno said:

    Just ride a hack to work like VN does. Nick one at the railway station.

    Yesterday clear, crisp and sunny. Not a cloud in the sky. Last night - moon, frost and now rain @ 2 deg c. Lovely.

    Today i'll be mowstly sorting the woodburner thingy. The apertures where it fits have slowly disintegrated and it falls over now.
    Need to cut out 40mm x 40mm to allow the handle to clear it and weld 2 tabs on the piece of L steel 80 x 80 x 385mm.
    Then light the burner and hibernate for the day.

    Shorty thought the picture was boring and needed a Reindeer.


    Norwegian reindeer is suitable for today's weather, no snow though.

    Odds an ends day doing random jobs, then also partaking in hibernation.

  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 36,217
    orraloon said:

    Freezing fog has lifted. Heavy rain due in an hour for the rest of the day. I ain't going out. I have never liked November.

    +1 November is a bit pants as months go. I'd give the prize to January if it wasnt for the chance of skiing.

    Done a few collections and drop offs and now enjoying bacon sarnie and coffee at the local cafe. Forecast to tank down this afternoon so best get outdoor stuff done soon.
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 21,986 Lives Here
    Afternoon folks,
    Traditional slow start has been enjoyed. Knackered after a busy day at the NEC yesterday. Didn’t even have time to eat anything until I got on the train home. Had a pint at Euston before heading back across town.
    Good bike for work most days now Piña, we finally got a bike rack installed inside the warehouse. Still take a hack if I have to lock up somewhere, a good hack should look unloved but work well.
    More sofa shopping shortly, hopefully the females will decide on one today.
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 2,728

    Still take a hack if I have to lock up somewhere, a good hack should look unloved but work well.

    And go a lot faster than it looks like it should ;)

  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 2,728
    Looks like Sungod's been busy with his new line of Christmas baubles this year
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 17,634


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 36,217
    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    I want to give The Panzer a try in the snow but it won't be very fast...also need some snow.
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  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 5,159
    Snow? Fugginell. That's a bit much. Been tennis, dropped mini at a party. Went up taaahhhn. Sat on sofas. Bought sofa. Left Mrs H3 to go carousing with her mates.Took the boy shopping in and around Soho. Dumped the boy back at flat, collected mini from a party, went to look at the house, got my hairs cut, went to the supermarket. Got home, realised there's no beer in the house, so going to have to go back out in this filthsome weather.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 5,159
    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    Is it your birthday today? If so, many happy returns!

    I seem to recall last year's party involved heroic quantities of liquor. I assume the same this year? Keeping out that november chill..
  • thistle_(mbnw)thistle_(mbnw) Posts: 2,728
    hopkinb said:

    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    Is it your birthday today? If so, many happy returns!

    I seem to recall last year's party involved heroic quantities of liquor. I assume the same this year? Keeping out that november chill..
    Justifiable as antifreeze around these parts today.
    Snow peaked at 2" here, melting away now.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 37,172
    2" of snow? Shropshire or Cheshire?

    When are you moving home H alt 0179?
    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."
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 5,159
    Next weekend Pinno. Couple weeks decorating while we are back, but watertight, heating/hot water plus working kitchen and bathroom by Friday. Only a week late, because a plumber disappeared on holiday, so no underfloor heating to dry out the screed above it.
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,215
    pinno said:

    2" of snow? Shropshire or Cheshire?

    When are you moving home H alt 0179?

    I'm using a Mac (are you?) and the alt0179 thing fails on these as well. I've set an auto text replace for "H3" to be "H3" because the only time I'll type that string is on these pages, but it will replace it everywhere which may be a pain.

  • pinnopinno Posts: 37,172
    Though, I don't know where you would use a capital H on it's own.
    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."
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 4,215
    pinno said:

    Though, I don't know where you would use a capital H on it's own.

    It is the measurement for the unit of coil inductance "Henry", so an electrical engineer writing technical documents might describe something as a 2.1 H coil. AFAIK there is no such thing as a Cubic Henry unit of inductance.

    But yes you could just replace H with the superscript formatted version H3
  • pinnopinno Posts: 37,172
    edited 9 November

    pinno said:

    Though, I don't know where you would use a capital H on it's own.

    It is the measurement for the unit of coil inductance "Henry", so an electrical engineer writing technical documents might describe something as a 2.1 H coil. AFAIK there is no such thing as a Cubic Henry unit of inductance.

    But yes you could just replace H with the superscript formatted version H3
    50,000 windings with 500 amps running through it?

    Talking of which, my sparky mate restored an old ('81) 2 stroke Honda. The stator coil was shagged and a replacement £350+.
    So he re did the winding himself. 1500 on 1 coil and 1500 on the other...

    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."
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 17,634

    hopkinb said:

    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    Is it your birthday today? If so, many happy returns!

    I seem to recall last year's party involved heroic quantities of liquor. I assume the same this year? Keeping out that november chill..
    Justifiable as antifreeze around these parts today.
    Snow peaked at 2" here, melting away now.
    All things considered, tonight was ferkin nuts but fun
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 36,217
    tlw1 said:

    hopkinb said:

    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    Is it your birthday today? If so, many happy returns!

    I seem to recall last year's party involved heroic quantities of liquor. I assume the same this year? Keeping out that november chill..
    Justifiable as antifreeze around these parts today.
    Snow peaked at 2" here, melting away now.
    All things considered, tonight was ferkin nuts but fun
    Happy birthday - next stop Hawaii? ;)
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 37,172
    Stevo_666 said:

    tlw1 said:

    hopkinb said:

    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    Is it your birthday today? If so, many happy returns!

    I seem to recall last year's party involved heroic quantities of liquor. I assume the same this year? Keeping out that november chill..
    Justifiable as antifreeze around these parts today.
    Snow peaked at 2" here, melting away now.
    All things considered, tonight was ferkin nuts but fun
    Happy birthday - next stop The transplant unit? ;)
    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."
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 36,217
    pinno said:

    Stevo_666 said:

    tlw1 said:

    hopkinb said:

    tlw1 said:


    MTB was a good call, there's an inch of snow on the ground now since parkrun. I expect it's bonkers up at llandegla.

    Llandegla was indeed bonkers, but much fun, especially on the way there and back in the snow with the only 4x4 between my mate and I. I adore his e63s :)

    Tidy house and light the log burners ready for a party later for my birthday
    Is it your birthday today? If so, many happy returns!

    I seem to recall last year's party involved heroic quantities of liquor. I assume the same this year? Keeping out that november chill..
    Justifiable as antifreeze around these parts today.
    Snow peaked at 2" here, melting away now.
    All things considered, tonight was ferkin nuts but fun
    Happy birthday - next stop The transplant unit? ;)
    Implant, surely - as he doesn't have one currently?
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