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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 8,911
    Morning, I hope this cloud lifts, turbo for a while, apply oil to the decking later
    Have a good day
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,878
    Mmmmm is today the day I don’t fill up the recycling bin, yesterday’s plans went out of the window when next door sent us a loverly case of wines and we ended having a drink over the hedge
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,610
    NWFH today, effectively off for a week now although I didn't plan it that way.
    Shame my parcel still seems to be abroad waiting for collection by the courier.

    Quite fancy a run today but I don't think my leg is up for it so might go for a ride when the sun comes out.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,844
    Morning, blue sky and Sun out here. OH taxi service into work rather than expose her to public transport as she's classed as high risk. She's been WFH but needs to go in about twice a wk. It works out as a result for me as we work it around when I'm at home so she doesn't stressbag so much. Boris exercise later hopefully. Will pick quiet roads. LAst night's commute was ridiculous never seen so many joggers, walkers cyclists on my route, been doing it over 2 years. Social distancing was observed resulting in several PB,s. Stay safe all.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,173
    edited April 2020
    Make sure that decking is bone dry LD or else you'll be sealing in moisture.
    Why not leave it a bit longer.
    Personally, I use water seal on all exterior woodwork - easy to apply with a weed killer pump spray bottle thingy. I can do my 12 x 8 shed in 10 mins, doesn't wash away, doesn't take eons to apply, penetrates cracks and crevices well due to the low viscosity. So easy. Plus, I only do it every other year.

    Me doing school work with toots me. Then it's back to fiddling with Porker for a limited time followed by bike ride.

    It's a beautiful sunny day here, hardly a breeze.
    I just hope this isn't one of those dry spring and a wet summer years.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
    Now in year end reporting mode so busy torturing numbers until they tell me what I want to hear. Went for a run last night and also stocked up with food yesterday, so may not be venturing out until the Easter 'break' apart from walking the hounds.

    At least I managed to take the Panzer for a quick pootle to charge up the battery on the way to the supermarket (I must have accidentally got lost :* ) What with lack of use and plummeting oil prices I'm saving a bloody fortune on super unleaded, so decided to spend it on food and wine :)
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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 8,844
    Stevo, enjoy the number crunching, OH currently in work doing that for her bosses and the bank etc. This wasn't you by any chance doing the shopping was it.
    https://www.google.co.uk/url?q=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-52183888&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwie7evQwtjoAhXAUxUIHQPkDowQFjAAegQIBRAB&usg=AOvVaw3viUbaKBNMgMwXRH1J9GBW
    :D
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
    oxoman said:

    Stevo, enjoy the number crunching, OH currently in work doing that for her bosses and the bank etc. This wasn't you by any chance doing the shopping was it.
    https://www.google.co.uk/url?q=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-52183888&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwie7evQwtjoAhXAUxUIHQPkDowQFjAAegQIBRAB&usg=AOvVaw3viUbaKBNMgMwXRH1J9GBW
    :D

    Not me Guv, honest o:) I kept local and kind of went round in circles close enough to the local food places that if plod stopped me I could say I was headed for such and such a shop.

    Reviewing the tax accrual is dead boring, but at least I wasn't the minion who was up till the early hours actually crunching the numbers. Onwards...
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  • mrfpbmrfpb Posts: 4,481
    Had a late night ride under the "Super Pink Moon" so feeling quite good today.
    Several bags of coffee arrived in the post, so that should keep me going for a month or two.

  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
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  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,696
    This working from home malarkey has too many distractions. It's 12.43 and I've only just got the lappy out.
    On the plus side I've just fitted some 105 cranks and a new BB to MrsHD's Bianchi and hoping to get out for my hour this afternoon in the sun.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,003
    Picked up coffee machine from repairs, finally. Got home and tried it out, and it would appear they've made it worse.... Not. Happy.

    Dropped cars off this evening to mechanic for service which is long overdue. Expecting epic bill again.



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  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,054
    Took a spin up to London to view the empty streets again. 'Burbs are busy, mainly with folk queueing outside the cheaper supermarkets. Central is dead quiet. Amused myself gunning it down haymarket and leaning it right over for the sharp right onto pall mall, then back up St James's and repeat.

    Builders are laying my paving slabs today and tomorrow, which then be nearly complete back yard. The furniture has also arrived.

    My new deck is millboard. No need for treatment.
  • davep1davep1 Posts: 776
    I haven't ventured into these threads, but this song is an absolute fave. I have it on a playlist for training, any song that mentions pain, torture, going up, not giving up...

    Intervals on the road for me this morning. Trashed my legs following yesterday's off road adventures, managed to get lost both riding to work and from.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
    hopkinb said:

    Took a spin up to London to view the empty streets again. 'Burbs are busy, mainly with folk queueing outside the cheaper supermarkets. Central is dead quiet. Amused myself gunning it down haymarket and leaning it right over for the sharp right onto pall mall, then back up St James's and repeat.

    Builders are laying my paving slabs today and tomorrow, which then be nearly complete back yard. The furniture has also arrived.

    My new deck is millboard. No need for treatment.

    Are you not busy with year end etc Hoppy?
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  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,054
    Not til tomorrow and then next week. I insist that we wait until ledgers are closed, then we do our stuff. We report consolidated region next week.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973
    hopkinb said:

    Not til tomorrow and then next week. I insist that we wait until ledgers are closed, then we do our stuff. We report consolidated region next week.

    Ah OK. Best get the rides now. We report end of this week then have follow up stuff next week.
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  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,432 Lives Here
    Afternoon folks,
    Another busy day of wfh, stops me getting bored I guess. Tea was made by the daughter, son has been preparing a saudage casserole for dinner. I need to get out for my hour of exercise shortly. Being Wednesday I'll be having beer later.
    tlw1 said:

    Mmmmm is today the day I don’t fill up the recycling bin

    You should fill the recycling at 8 on a Thursday evening, the neighbours are too busy clapping the NHS to hear you.
    Stevo_666 said:
    Excellent, I'll watch that. Met Rat Scabies on numerous occasions, he ran a rehearsal studio under Kew Bridge. Might still do it for all I know.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,610
    edited April 2020
    hopkinb said:

    Took a spin up to London to view the empty streets again. 'Burbs are busy, mainly with folk queueing outside the cheaper supermarkets. Central is dead quiet. Amused myself gunning it down haymarket and leaning it right over for the sharp right onto pall mall, then back up St James's and repeat.

    Sounds like good conditions to get some normally impossible KOMs due to the congestion, or has someone beaten you to it?
    Stevo_666 said:


    Not me Guv, honest o:) I kept local and kind of went round in circles close enough to the local food places

    Is that a roundabout way of saying doing doughnuts in the car park?

    Sun came out so went for a run and baked in the heat. Farmer's decided the path is closed because of coronavirus :confused: Legs got shredded at the end trying to follow a path that time forgot.

    The tracking for my parcel still says it might arrive today even though it apparently still hasn't reached the dutch post office.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973


    Stevo_666 said:


    Not me Guv, honest o:) I kept local and kind of went round in circles close enough to the local food places

    Is that a roundabout way of saying doing doughnuts in the car park?
    Tragically Maccy Ds are closed these days...
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  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,054

    hopkinb said:

    Took a spin up to London to view the empty streets again. 'Burbs are busy, mainly with folk queueing outside the cheaper supermarkets. Central is dead quiet. Amused myself gunning it down haymarket and leaning it right over for the sharp right onto pall mall, then back up St James's and repeat.

    Sounds like good conditions to get some normally impossible KOMs due to the congestion, or has someone beaten you to it?
    If only I'd ridden with my wahoo, but it was only 35 km in the sunshine. I think there's a crit through there anyway, or is that the City. Next time I'll take the wahoo!
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,878
    hopkinb said:

    hopkinb said:

    Took a spin up to London to view the empty streets again. 'Burbs are busy, mainly with folk queueing outside the cheaper supermarkets. Central is dead quiet. Amused myself gunning it down haymarket and leaning it right over for the sharp right onto pall mall, then back up St James's and repeat.

    Sounds like good conditions to get some normally impossible KOMs due to the congestion, or has someone beaten you to it?
    If only I'd ridden with my wahoo, but it was only 35 km in the sunshine. I think there's a crit through there anyway, or is that the City. Next time I'll take the wahoo!
    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Celebrated with cider - couldn’t drink soft drinks as the current wife had done a BBQ
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 23,432 Lives Here
    edited April 2020
    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973

    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
    I'm guessing the ditches might be getting a bit full these days.
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  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,610
    edited April 2020

    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
    According to BBC news they're trying to adapt to WFH online because social distancing makes things a bit awkward.
    Edit:
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52183773
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,878

    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
    According to BBC news they're trying to adapt to WFH online because social distancing makes things a bit awkward.
    Edit:
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52183773
    Thinking about it, don’t you always race in a velvet one piece suit.........
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 4,610
    tlw1 said:

    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
    According to BBC news they're trying to adapt to WFH online because social distancing makes things a bit awkward.
    Edit:
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52183773
    Thinking about it, don’t you always race in a velvet one piece suit.........
    No it's not very aero. I save the velvet one for special occasions.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 14,774

    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
    According to BBC news they're trying to adapt to WFH online because social distancing makes things a bit awkward.
    Edit:
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52183773
    Should start an appeal for them. We have Red Nose Day, how's about Blue Balls Day?
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,173
    Are fish net stockings Aero Steve?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 43,973

    tlw1 said:


    KOMs are possible in this nice weather :)

    Pah! They might be for some :D

    What's happening to all the hookers with this antisocial distancing? Are the pimps offering them furlough?
    According to BBC news they're trying to adapt to WFH online because social distancing makes things a bit awkward.
    Edit:
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52183773
    Should start an appeal for them. We have Red Nose Day, how's about Blue Balls Day?
    Or blue waffles day?
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