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long ride, assuming yesterday's gale has ceased by the time the sun is over the volcano, later bask in the extreme uv
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  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,705
    Morning from a cool dry Midlands. Not for long I suspect. Stuck at work hopefully an early finish and no numpties.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 9,441
    Morning, a nice bright start here, less wind , early ride , yet another blood test later
    Have a good day
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 20,046
    Usual walk/run stuff and then into town as the kids want to spend their holiday cash, then a meal somewhere
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 5,586
    'Ning
    Dry here at the moment.
    Compulsory day off today, no plans as of yet.
    Forecast doesn't look too great.
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    Compulsory day off? Can I have one of those?

    Grey an damp here more dampness expected to cascade from the heavens down upon us later.

    I've set the dog up on door duty to warn me when the post person arrives (Can't tell gender so not assuming in case of offence) Dogs usually tactic for thwarting dangerous intruders will be used. Bark, twirl like a nut case then fall over and demand belly rubs, great for telling me someones there, not so good at deterring burglars.

    Anyway someone reckons we have some work to do so I guess I should look an see if this accusation is in anyway true.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,705
    Step, sounds just like my staffy, only he brings the post to me if it's hanging out and demands a belly rub.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 5,586
    step83 said:

    Compulsory day off? Can I have one of those?

    It's coming out of our annual leave so it's not ideal, especially when there's a ton of stuff that needs doing.
    Head office blinkers as usual.
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 46,779
    It's set to tank down soon for the rest of the day, so the planned mountain biking jaunt has been pushed back to Friday and I'm working today instead.

    Got plenty holiday left so will take some random days in September before Stropteen disappears off to uni.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 8,953
    Pixxing it down. Do some admin. Seek out some new shorts. What a day.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,705
    step83 said:

    Dogs usually tactic for thwarting dangerous intruders will be used. Bark, twirl like a nut case then fall over and demand belly rubs...

    Maybe he'll trip the intruder up. You never know.

    Brightening up here.

    I dunno what today consists of. It all depends on what level of cba i'm at.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,930
    Could do with some new trainers for weekend as we've a grown ups weekend away dahn sarf.

    And I'm also trying to work out if a new Garmin 1030 is worth it or not.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 5,586
    Sacked off a big hike this morning due to the forecast, but we've only had a couple of showers here rather than the huge downpours.

    Contemplating trying for the 100k badge on Zwift, but legs are currently saying no after accidentally going up some 20% climb last night.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,705


    And I'm also trying to work out if a new Garmin 1030 is worth it or not.

    Nope.

    I dunno what for. Unless you're training for a particular event or even going cycling somewhere not local to you (even then, you can get an AA road atlas for less than a tenner).

    If you want to record mileage, time, ave speed etc buy a bike computer. Cheap. No download hassle. No fear of damaging/loosing it.

    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,705

    ...after accidentally going up some 20% climb last night.

    Something wrong with your handlebars Thistle?

    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    pinno said:

    step83 said:

    Dogs usually tactic for thwarting dangerous intruders will be used. Bark, twirl like a nut case then fall over and demand belly rubs...

    Maybe he'll trip the intruder up. You never know.

    Brightening up here.

    I dunno what today consists of. It all depends on what level of cba i'm at.
    Never know, dogs like a log anyway when she lays down. The ever fearsome mini EBT breed for you alternate between sleeping and eating.

    Also nosing at counter tops on that mail you sent me, hiding it from the OH she may want new kitchen tops.

  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,930
    pinno said:


    And I'm also trying to work out if a new Garmin 1030 is worth it or not.

    Nope.

    I dunno what for. Unless you're training for a particular event or even going cycling somewhere not local to you (even then, you can get an AA road atlas for less than a tenner).

    If you want to record mileage, time, ave speed etc buy a bike computer. Cheap. No download hassle. No fear of damaging/loosing it.

    I've got the 1000 edge now but the 1030 is geared towards the Vector 3's which "hopefully" arrived at home today.

    I was in training for Outlaw Half 70.3 which was supposed to have run in May but has been deferred to 2021 because someone got a cough. I guess that counts as something.
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,705
    step83 said:


    Also nosing at counter tops on that mail you sent me, hiding it from the OH she may want new kitchen tops.

    And saying no after she got you back on your feet (three times) could present some problems.

    "...just looking at cheap one's - these are no good for kitchens, they'll never last..."

    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 5,586
    pinno said:

    ...after accidentally going up some 20% climb last night.

    Something wrong with your handlebars Thistle?

    No just something wrong with my mapreading.
    Could've done with one of those fancy new Garmins to point me in the right direction :wink:
  • Managed more rishi's dishes with the outlaws for lunch. Beats cooking and washing up.
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,705
    Thistle your Garmin would start sending you the right direction then freeze or just switch off.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 5,586

    Managed more rishi's dishes with the outlaws for lunch.

    £2 for poached egg on toast for breakfast here, first time I've managed to get out somewhere to use the discount.

  • step83step83 Posts: 4,107
    pinno said:

    step83 said:


    Also nosing at counter tops on that mail you sent me, hiding it from the OH she may want new kitchen tops.

    And saying no after she got you back on your feet (three times) could present some problems.

    "...just looking at cheap one's - these are no good for kitchens, they'll never last..."

    If I use the work laptop it has a privacy filter on the screen, have to be directly in front of it or you see nothing ;)
  • pinno said:

    step83 said:


    Also nosing at counter tops on that mail you sent me, hiding it from the OH she may want new kitchen tops.

    And saying no after she got you back on your feet (three times) could present some problems.

    "...just looking at cheap one's - these are no good for kitchens, they'll never last..."

    I still want fished the kitchen I fitted out 10 years ago. I'd rather mrs DHL moaned about finishing that than fitting a new one.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,705
    step83 said:

    pinno said:

    step83 said:


    Also nosing at counter tops on that mail you sent me, hiding it from the OH she may want new kitchen tops.

    And saying no after she got you back on your feet (three times) could present some problems.

    "...just looking at cheap one's - these are no good for kitchens, they'll never last..."

    If I use the work laptop it has a privacy filter on the screen, have to be directly in front of it or you see nothing ;)
    You mean you're going to steer her clear of the garage on a permanent basis?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,705
    DHL, I shared your pain except I managed a few years longer, I never fitted the top cornice sent with the first kitchen we had. The second kitchen we had, I cheated and got it fitted professionally, a lot easier and it got finished.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,652 Lives Here
    Still haven't finished our kitchen, what's the rush?
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