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sungodsungod Posts: 13,722
'ning

ride, cafes, finish glueing fresh tub, bask, maybe watch last few in tdf tt
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • lincolndavelincolndave Posts: 9,441
    Morning, it looks all set for another sunny day, riding early, a spot of gardening, relaxing , and bbq later
    Have a good weekend
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 19,897
    Walk hounds then long run, quick turn around and then off in the camper. Meeting some friends so there will be too much ale
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,592
    Morning all. Dog walked, currently chilling outside having breakfast. Looking to be a scorcher today. Won't be doing a great deal today as I'm another year older apparently, don't feel it. See what the family have planned for me later.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 8,057
    oxoman said:

    Morning all. Dog walked, currently chilling outside having breakfast. Looking to be a scorcher today. Won't be doing a great deal today as I'm another year older apparently, don't feel it. See what the family have planned for me later.

    Happy birthday oxo! 🤩🤩🥳🥳🥳🎂🎂🎂
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • sungodsungod Posts: 13,722
    happy birthday, does that make you oxio now?
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 5,500
    Ciao

    Walking the hound before going to do a liad of instructing for the Scouts then back into family stuff.

    glorious here so more than happy to be inside......
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 5,500
    And HB Oxo!
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 9,592
    Sadly SG I'm officially the wrong side of 50 on count down to the big 60.
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • N0bodyOfTheGoatN0bodyOfTheGoat Posts: 4,642
    edited 17 July
    Is it obligatory to go out in your most TT/aero gear in honour of stage 20, if you go for a ride today, regardless of the planned effort? :D

    Getting out for a ride before 0800 for a third day on the spin didn't happen this morning, despite being up at 0600 again, feeling a bit drained after yesterday. Desperately trying to motivate myself to get ready and go out, all the while it's getting increasingly warm out there, 23C and it's not even 1000 yet... Quite.
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  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 46,492
    edited 17 July
    Happy birthday Oxo, looks like you're just ahead of me.

    Good lie in had, which was needed. Deciding whether to walk dogs now or this evening given the heat. Have a few jobs to do and will be drafting emails to go to solicitors and surveyors about the house buying stuff. So not a huge amount of fun...

    Although on the plus side junior did come back from her job placement on the chicken farm with a pressie from the farmer of 30 eggs. Looks like we'll be having omelettes quite regularly this weekend.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,010
    Going out for a swift pedal. Not as in pacey, as in just for an hour. Then Mrs H³ is out for afternoon tea, with a pal, and I have to mind both my kid and the pal's kid. Too hot to take them out with the dog. Too busy for anywhere drivable, so will have to walk somewhere and get ice cream.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,553 Lives Here
    Morning folks,
    Traditional slow start is being enjoyed, another tea or coffee is the dilemma I'm currently facing.
    Happy birthday Oxo, hope the family spoil you. Day of pottering and enjoying sunshine lies ahead of me. Have a good day everyone.
  • sungodsungod Posts: 13,722
    finished glueing tub, fitted cassette, put on shiny bike ready for morning

    scoff steak sandwich, then unfurl basking towel
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,553 Lives Here
    If anyone was worried, we had tea. Just seen something that made us very happy, a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,010

    a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄

    Hurrah!

    Ride ridden. It's a bit 'ot.

  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 46,492
    Hounds walked - woods are very shady and we took lots of water for them. Probably wont get walked tomorrow as its even hotter.

    Have sent house survey off to a one of the neighbours and mate who are surveyors to get their views, hoping it's a case of chipping the price as the report suggested, rather than show stoppers.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 8,057

    If anyone was worried, we had tea. Just seen something that made us very happy, a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄

    Let’s hope you get some nice quiet normal c.unts this time 👍
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • Stevo_666Stevo_666 Posts: 46,492
    seanoconn said:

    If anyone was worried, we had tea. Just seen something that made us very happy, a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄

    Let’s hope you get some nice quiet normal c.unts this time 👍
    Maybe I should come round and take a look. I hear there's money to be made from buying houses and converting them into multiple occupation to rent out to chavs o:)
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,553 Lives Here
    Stevo_666 said:

    seanoconn said:

    If anyone was worried, we had tea. Just seen something that made us very happy, a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄

    Let’s hope you get some nice quiet normal c.unts this time 👍
    Maybe I should come round and take a look. I hear there's money to be made from buying houses and converting them into multiple occupation to rent out to chavs o:)
    Listed for £975k with 4 bedrooms, not bad for a house that originally sold for £200. As Seano said, hopefully some quieter cnuts. They'd be hard pushed to be more unpleasant.
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 8,057

    Stevo_666 said:

    seanoconn said:

    If anyone was worried, we had tea. Just seen something that made us very happy, a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄

    Let’s hope you get some nice quiet normal c.unts this time 👍
    Maybe I should come round and take a look. I hear there's money to be made from buying houses and converting them into multiple occupation to rent out to chavs o:)
    Listed for £975k with 4 bedrooms, not bad for a house that originally sold for £200. As Seano said, hopefully some quieter cnuts. They'd be hard pushed to be more unpleasant.
    To be fair to the neighbours, you probably don’t remember because of your age, the hardship involved in raising kids. 😂
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 8,794
    Feeling hot, hot, hot. Ole ole, ole ole.

    Pleasant pootle with #1 daughter, inc a refresher pub stop. Then an afternoon barbie. But that bright light thing in the sky is Hot.

    Catch up on the TT and watch my pick fall to bits. Again.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,461
    seanoconn said:

    Stevo_666 said:

    seanoconn said:

    If anyone was worried, we had tea. Just seen something that made us very happy, a for sale sign has gone up next door 😄

    Let’s hope you get some nice quiet normal c.unts this time 👍
    Maybe I should come round and take a look. I hear there's money to be made from buying houses and converting them into multiple occupation to rent out to chavs o:)
    Listed for £975k with 4 bedrooms, not bad for a house that originally sold for £200. As Seano said, hopefully some quieter cnuts. They'd be hard pushed to be more unpleasant.
    To be fair to the neighbours, you probably don’t remember because of your age, the hardship involved in raising kids. 😂
    Harsh but true.

    Just wait till some lottery winning scouse family moves in.

    In Northumberlandshire county. Very 'ot.

    Cat sitter is consoling cat 'cos his servants have left and I am the anti-christ because of the flea/wormer spot on. This, despite giving him some Gourmet sachet thingies as form of compensation.

    Last minute decision this morning - leave Porker and fill van with stuff - including bike. Wahey!

    Oxo lix: Growing old is mandatory, having fun is optional.

    HB BTW!
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,010
    Aye, happy birthday oxo, also congrats on the new job.

    Been sitting drinking very cold lilt in the air conditioned office. Just come back in the house to check the kids haven't killed each other. They're happily watching some Marvel thing. Firing up the pizza oven shortly.

    I might have to shell out for some new cleats. Still intermittent clicking on full tightness on left pedal. Cleats are 4 years old, pedal is older. Maybe I should just bite the bullet...
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 8,057
    hopkinb said:

    Aye, happy birthday oxo, also congrats on the new job.

    Been sitting drinking very cold lilt in the air conditioned office. Just come back in the house to check the kids haven't killed each other. They're happily watching some Marvel thing. Firing up the pizza oven shortly.

    I might have to shell out for some new cleats. Still intermittent clicking on full tightness on left pedal. Cleats are 4 years old, pedal is older. Maybe I should just bite the bullet...

    You’re wanted in the workshop section
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 24,553 Lives Here
    Replace the cleats, but back off the pedal tension when you do. Alternatively get someone to video your first dismount then share with us 😂
    Re neighbours; lottery winning scousers would be preferable to sociopath Saffers that are too selfish to have children.
    As H³ said, it's 'ot out there. Went for a walk then met female child after shed finished work. Lad called earlier, car key had got wet meaning the car wouldn't recognise it after he dried it and replaced the battery. Google was no help so I was about to go down with the spare key. Suggested disconnecting the battery for a bit and trying again as a possible solution. Buggerme, it worked.
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,755
    hopkinb said:

    Aye, happy birthday oxo, also congrats on the new job.

    Been sitting drinking very cold lilt in the air conditioned office. Just come back in the house to check the kids haven't killed each other. They're happily watching some Marvel thing. Firing up the pizza oven shortly.

    I might have to shell out for some new cleats. Still intermittent clicking on full tightness on left pedal. Cleats are 4 years old, pedal is older. Maybe I should just bite the bullet...

    If you’ve got Look pedals given the price of the cleats, it’s probably worth getting some new pedals as you get cleats with them.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,461
    edited 17 July
    webboo said:

    hopkinb said:

    Aye, happy birthday oxo, also congrats on the new job.

    Been sitting drinking very cold lilt in the air conditioned office. Just come back in the house to check the kids haven't killed each other. They're happily watching some Marvel thing. Firing up the pizza oven shortly.

    I might have to shell out for some new cleats. Still intermittent clicking on full tightness on left pedal. Cleats are 4 years old, pedal is older. Maybe I should just bite the bullet...

    If you’ve got Look pedals given the price of the cleats, it’s probably worth getting some new pedals as you get cleats with them.
    What?! A tenner:

    https://www.merlincycles.com/look-keo-cleats-46639.html?utm_source=PHG&utm_medium=AffiliateMarketing&utm_campaign=phg-GB&ucpo=1144&source=PHG

    Or £12.95 for the grey.

    https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/look-keo-grip-cleats/rp-prod23668?gs=1&sku=sku66305&utm_source=google&utm_term=&utm_campaign=&utm_medium=base&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI7fX0lvbq8QIV0uvtCh18ogoYEAQYAiABEgJ23PD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,755
    You can get a pair of pedals for £29/£33 so the cleats are a third of the price of the pedals.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 42,461
    webboo said:

    You can get a pair of pedals for £29/£33 so the cleats are a third of the price of the pedals.

    Okay...

    [Pedant mode: ON]

    I have Look Keo Carbon on both bikes and they were £80 a pair roughly.
    ...and they just go on and on and on.

    [Pedant mode: OFF]
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,755
    I have a couple of pairs of those and they have lasted about 3 years before one of them usually the left starts to click. I always remove my left foot to get off when stopping. I have regreased them and this gives them another few months before the clicking starts again.
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