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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Rossgo » 02 Jul 2018, 20:20

Went to a motor show yesterday and took a look around. While there we saw Costco stand and as i work for Mars one of the privileges is we can get into Costco. So we signed up

Today we popped by. Ive never been there before. Its like they have shipped the whole shop from the states to here and just gone kaboom there you go Britain!!

What surprised me was they have a tyre fitting service too! So i popped by and asked do you guys do motorcycle tyres, they said that they can get them in but cant fit them as they havent got the equipment. I said thats fine!

So they said what Mitchelins do you want...i took a look around and noticed every tyre they have there are Mitchelins!! Well luckily for me i like Mitchelins! Couldnt get a price until tomorrow as their system was playong funny bugger but i guess they must have some amazing prices on them as it seems they only deal with them!

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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 03 Jul 2018, 09:15

Suffering today...went out on a school night....I would say Ive learnt my lesson and I wont do it again but I am on Thursday. 2 gigs in a week, bliss!
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby kiwikrasher » 03 Jul 2018, 13:16

Had the kids Athletics Carnival today. One of the joys of my work is I get to go to a fair bit of this sort of thing. As it’s a small school I generally chip in as a parent helper.

But the star of the family today was my 9 yr old daughter. She always smashes the 100m & 200m races and every year has won her age group in both races.

Today they did some warm ups before the events and unfortunately she rolled her ankle. She was limping and struggling to walk. She was crying but not from pain but because she knew she’d lose the sprint mantel. I iced it and strapped it and she sat out the 800m race. But be stuffed if I could convince her to miss the other two. She came second in both races and came off the track in silent tears both times. But still she fronted up for her relay team and they won that race too.

She limped her way around the field events and only sat out the long jump. I was helping on the discus event, and watched her win the junior girls with a 12.20 m throw!! Only two throws all day bet that and that was from the senior boys!! She went on to win her junior girls shot put as well. So she’s off to rep in the next level and hopefully her ankle will be ok by then.

Really proud that she toughed it out and showed plenty of fortitude. I’d be just as proud if she’s hobbled in last.

As for a Byron, he’ll never be a sports star but he too put in a great effort and although he rolled in last at most things he kept his head up and spirits high and did his best. No small feat for him and the first year he’s managed to hold it together and do so. That’s all I ever ask of my kids, so very proud Dad day today.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Kwacky » 03 Jul 2018, 13:33

Mentally tough kids, it's what's needed these days with so much outside pressure.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 04 Jul 2018, 17:24

How very true
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 04 Jul 2018, 17:30

Today I shall be celebrating The 4th Of July!!! It celebrates US independence from the British tyranny of yesteryear.

Is that a holiday that's observed much in the UK?????
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Monty » 04 Jul 2018, 17:42

Yes, we fly the Trump baby over London every year
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 04 Jul 2018, 17:52

The Trump baby???

What's that...?

/Dreads answer.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Monty » 04 Jul 2018, 17:57

Google it, what am I your PA?
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Kwacky » 04 Jul 2018, 18:31

Off to the Advanced Motorcyclists monthly meeting followed by some slow speed training
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 04 Jul 2018, 18:40

Monty wrote:Google it, what am I your PA?


(rolf) Now that's funny!!

And yes, you are. Grab the coat-tails while you still can.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 05 Jul 2018, 18:00

Nothing.....because it's 92F today!!!

That's OK though, because the weather forecast for tomorrow is......



Wait for it.....















110 F!!!!!!


I'm doomed.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Stonesie » 05 Jul 2018, 18:21

Not much except regretting that burger I had while out on the bike yesterday (puke)

And I fitted a standard can to the SDGT, the Austin Racing can made a raspy noise with a strange resonance at cruising revs, gave me a headache even with ear plugs.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cav » 06 Jul 2018, 10:39

Finishing work at midday then heading home to watch the football and having some buyers for our puppies visit. Going to be seriously sad when the puppies all leave :(
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby C00kiemonster » 06 Jul 2018, 10:42

Cav wrote:Finishing work at midday then heading home to watch the football and having some buyers for our puppies visit. Going to be seriously sad when the puppies all leave :(


Puppies? Did i miss the pics?
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 06 Jul 2018, 11:32

Had an appointment earlier this morning, been there done that, only one in the office today so might disappear home in about an hour. Ive done £1200 quids worth of business with that meeting this morning so Im done for the day ;) plus it would be rude to leave the bike in the garage all day on a day like today
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D41 » 07 Jul 2018, 00:14

Well, it's after 4.00pm, and it's a mind-melting 111F here in beautiful downtown Buena Park.
It's fcuking ridiculous heat.

Safe to say, I've done absolutely nowt all day. Zero....zip....zilch.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby Kwacky » 07 Jul 2018, 09:44

Recovering from a hangover so I can do it again today.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby duke63 » 07 Jul 2018, 12:10

Just picked up my boot from the Dainee store. Zipped replaced FOC by Italy.
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Re: What are you doing today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 07 Jul 2018, 21:50

OK, so that was tough.... Very, very, tough.. 31 miles in 30 degree temperatures hurts hurts a lot. I've got some awesome blisters.

But I did it. First ultra done..

https://www.strava.com/activities/16871 ... 1530986284
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