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PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:40 pm 
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Majorsave Cycles - Blackpool (upon leaving school) | '91-'94 ish
The Bike Shop - Bispham/Layton | '94-'96ish
Northern Xposure - St.Annes (such a cool shop) | '96-'99ish
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*** 10.5 years out at B&Q :( ***
Halfords Bikehut Blackpool | '09-now
mechanic, then onto sales manager :D love it!


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Location: LOWESTOFT the worlds smallest bore fest
royal navy fleet air arm for 6 years then local council followed by local high end bike shop did everything there in house was fun but customers were ok bar a couple now working offshore as enviroment tech/deck chief and starting own wheel building busniess hand crafted wheels and sponcering team TORQ for there wheel builds 8) :D

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Did a little time in a LBS,

Helped out by the boss who wanted me to buy a Felt over a new GT..


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:46 pm 
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2-3 years as Mechanic at On Your Bike in Birmingham during Uni, good times, met some cool people, some decent tunes, a good cup of tea and some spanner monkeying, oh and upgraded my bike to XTR on the cheap.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 21, 2011 6:14 pm 
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did about 5 yrs as a sales assitant in the LBS over college and uni - now a Retail designer (designing shop interiors).....


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:41 am 
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mountainloz wrote:
Majorsave Cycles - Blackpool (upon leaving school) | '91-'94 ish
The Bike Shop - Bispham/Layton | '94-'96ish
Northern Xposure - St.Annes (such a cool shop) | '96-'99ish
all sales/mechanic/generally running the place
*** 10.5 years out at B&Q :( ***
Halfords Bikehut Blackpool | '09-now
mechanic, then onto sales manager :D love it!

keep meaning to apply at our halfords, my jobs not looking to secure at the moment plus their current guy doesnt seem to know much. Took my hs33's in the other week see he had anything in his tool box to bleed them and he looked at me like i had showed him an alien


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:15 am 
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Haha :)
Ah well, we've got the kit at ours, if there's anything that's going to be handy, I just order it


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:55 pm 
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wish i'd of known, niether of our stores could do it so just bought the kit. Gonna get my application filled in tonight, any tips?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:07 pm 
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dirtydozen wrote:
wish i'd of known, niether of our stores could do it so just bought the kit. Gonna get my application filled in tonight, any tips?


Don't let on you know anything about bikes! :lol:


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