Yearly Archives: 2008

Well that’s christmas done for another year

I’ve eaten and drunk far too much, and that’s about it really. After spending several hours on Sunday playing Mario Kart on the Wii I decided I had to have one, but luckily all the shops round here are out … Continue reading

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Christening Uncle John

A broken proxy server at work meant I got to take the Uncle John out on a trip into work this morning. Other than a minor tweak to the angle of the saddle, it feels fantastic. I didn’t even have … Continue reading

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Uncle John is done

All the bits have been transferred across from the XO, and it’s is now all finished apart from a bit of fine-tuning.

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It’s that time of year again

Time to watch Santa as he traverses the globe. Norad tracks Santa.

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#33 – It’s a Wonderful Life

An obvious choice for our christmas film, and another film I’ve never actually seen. 20/250

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Sale time

Play have just started their “monster” sale, and so far it’s cost me £70 or so today. It helps fill a few holes in our top 250 films project though.

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Uncle John is sat on the sofa

I finally collected the new frame today and it’s now been unboxed, sat on the sofa, and looks massive. I still need a few parts such as forks, a SFN, and a new band for the front mech before I … Continue reading

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I seem to have had a day of finding things. So far I’ve found the house keys that went missing three or four months ago, which turned out to be caught up in the seal around the washing machine door. … Continue reading

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Oh cock

If the measurements are to be believed, my P2 forks won’t fit on the Uncle John as the steerer is too short. Time to come up with Plan B.

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It’s arrived

Delivered to the lovely Mr Porch, whoever he is. 18 Dec 2008 11:57 Yate (west Coast Express) Delivered, signed for by PORCH, using Saturn

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