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 Post subject: Boxing Day Bliss
PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:18 pm 
Old School Grand Master
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Location: Penarth
Quick hour and half blast around my local loop
away from the kids
away from the noise
away from the telly
away from the tin of Quality Street
freezing
windy
muddy
PERFECT :D
Local woods apparently haunted by Sherlock Holmes....look closely and you might see him :lol:
got very muddy after this piccy....funny as... trying to ride down gentle slopes with nothing but loops of mud for tyres
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 12:27 pm 
The Guv'nor
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Excellent :xmas-cool:


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 Post subject: Hee hee..
PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:47 pm 
aka Leo Swayer
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"He's behind you". Well it is panto season. Has inspired me to go out tomorrow. Nice.


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 Post subject: Re: Hee hee..
PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:13 pm 
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Grannygrinder wrote:
"He's behind you". Well it is panto season. Has inspired me to go out tomorrow. Nice.


Oh no hes not . . .


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:16 pm 
Anglian Deputy AEC
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Boxing day bliss, 3 hours of watching / listening Rush - Snakes & Arrows Live DVD with the 5.1 surround cranked up


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 5:50 pm 
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Location: Platsa, Messinias, Greece
As my wife was decidedly under the weather this morning (nothing drink related, she's been soldiering on with a stinking cold for 3 or 4 days now, poor thing) I decided to go out for a couple of hours on that singlespeed "Blue Thing" of mine.

However, once I'd dragged myself up to 1.400 ft I decided that it wasn't such a good idea, as the wind made it a real pain in the ass to try and hold a line on moorland singletrack and I kept getting blown into deep water filled ruts - plus I was finding it bloody hard work. Actually I'd have found it hard work with gears into that wind, let alone on the SS, I'm just too f*cking old... :cry:

So I dived down into some forestry (where it was at least sheltered) and test rode some new singletrack that I'd cleared the week before - it'll ride well with a bit more preparation and more use, it just needs to bed down a bit.
So, after a bad start, not a bad ride really - and then home for some Boxing Day nosh ( thanks to the light of my life :) ) and some good wine too.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:16 pm 
Anglian Deputy AEC
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Bottle of White Grenache & roast diner :D :? 8) I am not resposible for any post I may put on tonight :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2008 9:06 pm 
Lincs AEC
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45mins in the shed on the TT is all I could muster today.

Counting the hours to Sunday at Cannock :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Boxing Day Bliss
PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:01 am 
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Location: Land of foie gras
Harryburgundy wrote:
Quick hour and half blast around my local loop
away from the kids
away from the noise
away from the telly
away from the tin of Quality Street
freezing
windy
muddy
PERFECT :D
Local woods apparently haunted by Sherlock Holmes....look closely and you might see him :lol:
got very muddy after this piccy....funny as... trying to ride down gentle slopes with nothing but loops of mud for tyres
Image


A lonely and muddy singlespeed ride on a Kona : what else ...


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 9:42 am 
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Had a week off the bike, eating lots :oops: going to Devon tomorrow though for a weeks worth of coastal riding 8)


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