Monthly Archives: May 2003

T+3

Still sore and scabby. No riding today, partly due to a lengthy hangover, however I did do plenty of fettling. Fitted a new 32t Goldtec chainring to the Inbred and tweaked the drivetrain a bit. Repaired a puncture on the … Continue reading

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T+2

Still sore, nice and scabby as well. Microsoft saw fit to send me a tie today, how nice of them. Shame I can’t really remember the last time I wore a tie. December probably.

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Singlespeeds

Why do people seem to get so worked up about the “ethos” of singlespeeds? Always talking about “keeping it real”, or worrying whether their choice of shonky fork might offend someone. Some advice for these people: Who cares what other … Continue reading

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T+1

It’s all over bar the healing now. Slightly sore this morning, but that’s to be expected.

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Lazy afternoons

Finally got around to posting off my entry for the European Singlespeed Championships in 10 days time, hopefully the weather will hold out long enough, failing that we’ll just have to drink more. Also posted some Marzocchi canti-studs to Lolly … Continue reading

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T-day

Hopefully I’ve sorted out the missing sleeping bag liner, apparently the offer went up before they arrived, and they’ll send me one when they do. My new memory stick also hasn’t arrived, it took Expansys a day to pack the … Continue reading

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Bikes are still great

My head cleared up enough to head out for a ride about 7:45ish, and I’m glad I did. I managed to power up every climb a gear or two higher than usual, and everything felt good. I took quite a … Continue reading

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T-1

My new sleeping bag finally arrived, although the “free” liner was absent which could mean that the offer had expired, although they have recently changed the order page to allow you to specify the free liner, which would tend to … Continue reading

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I knew this would happen

Good job I went to see Matrix Reloaded last night, the people I was meant to go with this Friday have already been and didn’t really enjoy it. These are the same people who started arranging to go and see … Continue reading

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T-2

Spent most of the day at my parents for my nephew’s birthday party. The weather was nice enough for us to have a bbq in the garden, and I took loads of pictures with the digital camera. I’m getting used … Continue reading

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