wednesday the bold mameluke drew his trusty chiboque

'ning

nippy etc.

ride, cafes, illusion of wfh, laze

more gluing
my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
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  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,931
    Hounds, WFH thankfully with catering support, rebuilt singlespeed (aka triggers broom) has returned so will take that out later.

    Another day of pub avoidance too 😱
  • MattFalle
    MattFalle Posts: 11,644
    Ciao

    About to leave for work. Cold but at least not raining.

    Bambini being normal morning pita.
    .
    The camera down the willy isn't anything like as bad as it sounds.
  • thistle_
    thistle_ Posts: 7,214
    'Ning
    WFW
    Forecast was not terrible so cycled in again. Drizzled for most of the way which made for some exciting corners.
    Currently on the office floor looking at the ceiling trying to stretch hamstrings.
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    thistle_ said:

    'Ning
    WFW
    Forecast was not terrible so cycled in again. Drizzled for most of the way which made for some exciting corners.
    Currently on the office floor looking at the ceiling trying to stretch hamstrings.

    Do you sit on your legs (sort of) and lean back?
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,492
    Awesome commute in. Covered the 10 miles in 12mins 38 seconds. Like a stealth bomber wearing a rather fetching pink high vis gilet. Work avoidance and coffee beckons. What’s that lazy bones @pinno doing today I wonder? Probably curled up in front of the fire 🔥
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,931
    seanoconn said:

    Awesome commute in. Covered the 10 miles in 12mins 38 seconds. Like a stealth bomber wearing a rather fetching pink high vis gilet. Work avoidance and coffee beckons. What’s that lazy bones @pinno doing today I wonder? Probably curled up in front of the fire 🔥

    Decent running pace there 💪🏼
  • seanoconn said:

    Awesome commute in. Covered the 10 miles in 12mins 38 seconds. Like a stealth bomber...

    In your dreams :D

    When are you going for hour record? ;)
  • Stevo_666
    Stevo_666 Posts: 59,389
    Sitting in the kitchen supping tea and reading stuff while BT sort the fibre broadband install. Have taken part of the day off so chilling for now.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    seanoconn said:

    Awesome commute in. Covered the 10 miles in 12mins 38 seconds. Like a stealth bomber wearing a rather fetching pink high vis gilet. Work avoidance and coffee beckons. What’s that lazy bones @pinno doing today I wonder? Probably curled up in front of the fire 🔥

    It's a 25 min 10. Do able with traffic draughting/hanging on to the number 13 bus and a tail wind.
    45 min 25. Not do able.

    No, I am not curled up in front of the fire Seano.
    I have a few things to sort and then i'm going to go pedal.
    None of this up with the larks in the dark, on glass, in heavy, traffic or communting stuff.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    Dowset's attempt on BBC iplayer at 9.55 this evening BTW.
    I hope there isn't 2 hours of bollox before the start.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,931
    pinno said:

    seanoconn said:

    Awesome commute in. Covered the 10 miles in 12mins 38 seconds. Like a stealth bomber wearing a rather fetching pink high vis gilet. Work avoidance and coffee beckons. What’s that lazy bones @pinno doing today I wonder? Probably curled up in front of the fire 🔥

    It's a 25 min 10. Do able with traffic draughting/hanging on to the number 13 bus and a tail wind.
    45 min 25. Not do able.

    Are we now fact checking stuff? 😱

    Ok I admit it, I can’t run and don’t drink
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    You can run, you can drink but you are not Ganna.

    Evidence [official] of a 45 min 25 please.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    Oh schweppes, there you are. Very sorry.

    2018 M Bialoblocki NOPINZ 00:42:58
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    2017 M H******* Shropshire Clankers CC 00:44;59
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    2012 M Hutchinson In-Gear Quickvit RT 00:45:46
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    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,492

    seanoconn said:

    Awesome commute in. Covered the 10 miles in 12mins 38 seconds. Like a stealth bomber...

    In your dreams :D

    When are you going for hour record? ;)
    I’ll see what Dowset drops first then I’ll shall consult my coach/chemist tlw1 👍
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • pinno said:

    Dowset's attempt on BBC iplayer at 9.55 this evening BTW.
    I hope there isn't 2 hours of bollox before the start.

    on the BBC website it says:
    BBC said:

    "Watch Alex Dowsett attempt to break the hour record live on the Red Button, BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app:

    Wednesday, 3 November - 21:55 - 23:15"

    So that dosen't leave a lot of space

  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,492
    They got rid of the hot food in Sainsbury’s phew 😥 but now they’ve replaced it with a charcuterie stand! How am I supposed to get more aero with all this Saucisson in my face!
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,492
    pinno said:

    Dowset's attempt on BBC iplayer at 9.55 this evening BTW.
    I hope there isn't 2 hours of bollox before the start.

    I watched his first attempt at Zwift yesterday on YouTube, he was 30th out of a bunch of nobody’s!
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • pinno
    pinno Posts: 51,677
    Ride with a bit of unexpected sunshine.

    86 miles, 2490m of climbing, wind speed 63 m/s, 1hr 53 mins.
    Quite disappointed at that effort really.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • thistle_
    thistle_ Posts: 7,214
    seanoconn said:

    They got rid of the hot food in Sainsbury’s phew 😥 but now they’ve replaced it with a charcuterie stand! How am I supposed to get more aero with all this Saucisson in my face!

    Someone's Saucisson in my face isn't what I'd want either.
  • thistle_
    thistle_ Posts: 7,214
    tlw1 said:


    Ok I admit it, I can’t run and don’t drink

    ...at the same time

  • thistle_
    thistle_ Posts: 7,214
    pinno said:

    thistle_ said:

    'Ning
    WFW
    Forecast was not terrible so cycled in again. Drizzled for most of the way which made for some exciting corners.
    Currently on the office floor looking at the ceiling trying to stretch hamstrings.

    Do you sit on your legs (sort of) and lean back?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpSuyZ0pZdY
    But try to keep back/pelvis flat otherwise it's stretching your back not hamstring.

    My @rse is still about 2 foot off the wall :disappointed:
  • Stevo_666
    Stevo_666 Posts: 59,389
    thistle_ said:

    tlw1 said:


    Ok I admit it, I can’t run and don’t drink

    ...at the same time

    Us blokes aren't very good at multitasking.

    In other news we now have the wifi up and running at casa Stevo and I'm getting a good signal in the studio/man cave. Better do some work now...

    Next decision - Sky or BT for telly and sport?
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • sungod
    sungod Posts: 16,742
    knocked over a 1 litre bottle of acetone, much sploshed out, had to evacuate for a while

    windows open, heating and ventilation going full blast

    still rather spaced out
    my bike - faster than god's and twice as shiny
  • johngti
    johngti Posts: 2,508
    Been in work, now sat in a Costa waiting for the right time to get the bus up to the hospital. Work has been very understanding. Expect the worst and hope for the best I think!!

    In other news, Pinno’s bike ride sounds like an amble on a Sunday afternoon. Need to get that average speed up, laddie.
  • Stevo_666
    Stevo_666 Posts: 59,389
    johngti said:

    Been in work, now sat in a Costa waiting for the right time to get the bus up to the hospital. Work has been very understanding. Expect the worst and hope for the best I think!!

    In other news, Pinno’s bike ride sounds like an amble on a Sunday afternoon. Need to get that average speed up, laddie.

    Fingers crossed for you GTI.
    "I spent most of my money on birds, booze and fast cars: the rest of it I just squandered." [George Best]
  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,931
    johngti said:

    Been in work, now sat in a Costa waiting for the right time to get the bus up to the hospital. Work has been very understanding. Expect the worst and hope for the best I think!!

    In other news, Pinno’s bike ride sounds like an amble on a Sunday afternoon. Need to get that average speed up, laddie.

    Good luck dude
  • tlw1
    tlw1 Posts: 21,931
    Nothing compared to the above, but just found out my gravel bike is delayed until later this month 🤬
  • seanoconn
    seanoconn Posts: 11,492
    johngti said:

    Been in work, now sat in a Costa waiting for the right time to get the bus up to the hospital. Work has been very understanding. Expect the worst and hope for the best I think!!

    In other news, Pinno’s bike ride sounds like an amble on a Sunday afternoon. Need to get that average speed up, laddie.

    Fingers crossed 🤞
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • Ben6899
    Ben6899 Posts: 9,686
    seanoconn said:

    johngti said:

    Been in work, now sat in a Costa waiting for the right time to get the bus up to the hospital. Work has been very understanding. Expect the worst and hope for the best I think!!

    In other news, Pinno’s bike ride sounds like an amble on a Sunday afternoon. Need to get that average speed up, laddie.

    Fingers crossed 🤞

    Really better off with straight fingers, and preferably not plural.

    (good luck, GTI)
    Ben

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