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by middleagedmadness
Mon Apr 06, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Shaf's respirator appeal.
Replies: 99
Views: 1449

Re: Shaf's respirator appeal.

If that was me shaf it was returning without the PayPal costs
by middleagedmadness
Sun Apr 05, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Is a full lock-down coming?
Replies: 57
Views: 1048

Re: Is a full lock-down coming?

The m6 round here the first week was really quiet I could get down to junction 1 in around 40 mins normally it’s a hour and half , but last week it definitely wasn’t essential travel only , still quiet but more like school holidays quiet , there must be something in the wind as we keep getting new t...
by middleagedmadness
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Birthdays
Replies: 35
Views: 414

Re: Birthdays

Same from me happy birthday mate , :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Shaf's respirator appeal.
Replies: 99
Views: 1449

Re: Shaf's respirator appeal.

Sent you a little tickle Shaf , hope you reach the cost sharpish :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Genesis Longitude???
Replies: 17
Views: 391

Re: Genesis Longitude???

Had one , just got the gearing right and a set of Jones bars and it got nicked , it was one of the most comfortable bikes I’ve had , it’s not quick but soaks everything up with ease , yep it’s heavy but the only time I’ve felt it was after 3 days of lifting over multiple gates , seriously consideri...
by middleagedmadness
Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Genesis Longitude???
Replies: 17
Views: 391

Re: Genesis Longitude???

Had one , just got the gearing right and a set of Jones bars and it got nicked , it was one of the most comfortable bikes I’ve had , it’s not quick but soaks everything up with ease , yep it’s heavy but the only time I’ve felt it was after 3 days of lifting over multiple gates , seriously considerin...
by middleagedmadness
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Err, drivetrains cost how much....
Replies: 10
Views: 374

Re: Err, drivetrains cost how much....

Not long swapped out the Sora drive train on cdf 38/24 deore crankset £55 11/36 deore cassette £21 Dia comp bar end shifters £45 Xt front dual pull derailleur £28 Chain £15 Tried a old shadow + rear mech but wouldn’t shift properly so left the 9speed sora on and works perfect with the 10speed casset...
by middleagedmadness
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10465

Re: If we close up for a bit...

I went to Newtown for shopping this morning and what's scaring me most is how people are behaving towards each other already - no chatting, no smiling and no sense of 'we're in this together', just stay away from me. The mental and social effects of this could be long-lasting. I also looked at all ...
by middleagedmadness
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Project Virus
Replies: 67
Views: 1330

Re: Project Virus

Out of interest, who is actually and actively working from home and who's just at home? Can’t work from home , but thought we were about to be told to stay home , yesterday got travel docs from customers in case we get pulled over stating we are a integral part of supplychain it looks as though unl...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8019
Views: 840903

Re: The post man's been ...

The zwift does make the time pass quicker especially when doing one of their set training plans but like you say a hour is ample
by middleagedmadness
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8019
Views: 840903

Re: The post man's been ...

An ANT+ dongle for my ageing laptop so that I can join all the other desperate housebound cyclists on Zwift. Apparently sales of trainers have gone through the roof (Sigma reckon sales are up 450%). :shock: Jumped back on Zwift yesterday as there’s no way I can not bump into people where I live , f...
by middleagedmadness
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10465

Re: If we close up for a bit...

Wife’s a department manager of a Morrisons down here Phil , it’s got to the point as of tomorrow they have to start wearing body cams because of all the scrotes it’s a bleedin disgrace
by middleagedmadness
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: WRT Postponed.
Replies: 35
Views: 1060

Re: WRT Postponed.

BigdummySteve wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:57 pm
RIP wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:46 pm
Shame but entirely reasonable. Golly, does this mean we'll have a dry(*) WRT for probably first time ever?

(*) not dry as in beer I hasten to add
Hopefully not dry the 30th is my 51st birthday :-bd
Ya old b@stard ya :wink:
by middleagedmadness
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: WRT Postponed.
Replies: 35
Views: 1060

Re: WRT Postponed.

RIP wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:46 pm
Shame but entirely reasonable. Golly, does this mean we'll have a dry(*) WRT for probably first time ever?

(*) not dry as in beer I hasten to add
Don’t forget 2 years back Reg we all got sun burnt, and you know it’s gonna be biblical august bank holiday :wink:
by middleagedmadness
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10465

Re: If we close up for a bit...

The slots Bob is quite serious , we’ve had 100 slots cancelled for next week around the midlands , I attended a breakdown last night for the inner floor not lowering , normally they wait for me to get there as it’s a quick bypass of the plc to get it down but no they pulled the curtains back and tri...
by middleagedmadness
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10465

Re: If we close up for a bit...

Blame can’t lie any where James it’s just happened and spread rapid along with the fear of the unknown,because of me mixing on different sites constantly I have a phone call every morning asking how I’m feeling , when they ring tomorrow and they ask I think I might reply “ extremely well off this we...
by middleagedmadness
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10465

Re: If we close up for a bit...

Problem we have now James is they can’t get enough drivers in to make the deliveries, was just telling Stu there’s 60 of us mobile engineers for the company I work for being pulled from pillar to post to get servicing done as the rental yards will be emptied of kit over the next few weeks by the mai...
by middleagedmadness
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The post man's been ...
Replies: 8019
Views: 840903

Re: The post man's been ...

Well he did yesterday with a lovely little ti windshield :-bd
by middleagedmadness
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: If we close up for a bit...
Replies: 468
Views: 10465

Re: If we close up for a bit...

Seeing as how we're talking and this is a genuine question BTW. Anyone not going to go for a ride, are you planning on not leaving the house at all? Work, shop, etc? If you are going to leave, then I'd have thought a solo night in the woods would represent a much smaller threat? The work thing for ...
by middleagedmadness
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: anyone else proper had enough of the weather?
Replies: 37
Views: 962

Re: anyone else proper had enough of the weather?

Working outside in it all day I just can’t be arsed to get out on the bike . Thought it had broke last Friday , the only day I was out of thermal overalls this year , but come Saturday it was back again :???:
by middleagedmadness
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: how easy/hard to go tubeless?
Replies: 6
Views: 279

Re: how easy/hard to go tubeless?

Same as Lazarus , most wtb combo I’ve done have gone up easy with gorilla tape , done the young fellas the other day , they had already came wrapped with Schwalbe tubeless tape , so I thought easy , popped it up with a compressor ,filled with sealant pumped it bag up within a hour every nipple was c...
by middleagedmadness
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)
Replies: 152
Views: 3196

Re: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)

It’s still bugging me the name of that club in Manchester I’m sure for the life of me it was kollision. Konspiracy :wink: JT Company- Don’t Deal With Us always reminds me of that place! Don’t think it was open that long.. Top man , it’s been in my head since this bleedin thread started , again it’d...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)
Replies: 152
Views: 3196

Re: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)

On the topic of water bottle in the back pocket (clubbing) I was a participant back in the mid/late 90's. Many a night in 051, Cream, Sankeys Soap (Stoke nights), Downton in Rhyl and I even met the Mrs in a local club in Colwyn Bay (that reads well) which was raided every weekend! Maybe that was ou...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)
Replies: 152
Views: 3196

Re: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)

It’s still bugging me the name of that club in Manchester I’m sure for the life of me it was kollision. But a quick google only shows the old jungle nights at wolves civic which too were good nights , also another haunt was eclipse in Coventry with Carl cox as a regular , I was about 17/18 that time...
by middleagedmadness
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)
Replies: 152
Views: 3196

Re: The story behind your BB name (and whats your usual form of address)

Always remember coming out of shelleys in stoke to find a curtain sider parked across the front , wondering wtf was going the curtains pulled back and the prodigy started banging away , some of the best free ones were nights after quadrant park dropping down to north wales and carrying on to the nex...