Monthly Archives: June 2003

I hate computers

Worked late to upgrade our external bandwidth, should only have taken 30 minutes. 5 hours later I gave up and went home. First the firewall decided to disappear up it’s own arse necessitating a headless-chicken session followed by a rebuild. … Continue reading

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Another fecking puncture

Just noticed the back tyre on the Stiffee was flat again, at least it was a thorn this time rather than a shitty tyre. Anyway, the tube is patched, and freehub lubed (much quieter now), and the cassette sort of … Continue reading

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200 miles and counting

Went for another ride today, did a bit of exploring on the way round to have a look down a bridleway I’d not ridden. Found some steep wooded bits, but it’s probably not worth the effort really. The ride conveniently … Continue reading

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Sunny saturday

Bikes = great. That is all.

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It’s Glastonbury weekend

so true to form, it’s raining. Hopefully this isn’t set to last the whole weekend as I want to go riding. Fairly quiet at work today, boss and cow-orker are out, so I can amuse myself by listening to mp3’s … Continue reading

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It’s a well worn cliche but….

…bikes are great. What better way to wind down from a day at work than with a near 2-hour ride? Especially when that ride has lung-busting climbs and overgrown technical(ish) descents? I fucking love bikes.

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Afternoons off rock

It was nice and sunny today so, in expectation of a delivery from Chainreaction, I took the afternoon off. Not long after I got back Parcelforce arrived with my new Nokian NBX 2.3’s which promptly made their way on to … Continue reading

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Comedy hour

A double-helping of ISIAC tonight. How good is that?

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Mutant hack bike time

I got home from work and the weather was looking a bit suspect so I decided to fettle. First I partially stripped and cleaned the front E4 brake from the Stiffee, then decided to build up the hack bike I’d … Continue reading

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Memories are made of vinyl

For the first time in ages, I’m relieving some of my youth and listening to some old(ish) records on vinyl. Currently spinning on the turntable is Feel The Darkness by Poison Idea. I’ve not heard this for a good 5 … Continue reading

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