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  1. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Strong case of FTS. Week long engine change is week long because idiots. I thought I'd decided to not go to Chattanooga because moving is expensive and it's a totally dumb decision for us financially but holy fuck do I need to get away from these idiots and their legally questionable maintenance practices. But hey, at least the paperwork is correct! :banghead:
     
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  2. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    Groomer clipped the old dogs nails too short yesterday, He was limping so I checked his paws thinking the skin was nicked. Tow of his claws were bleeding and need to have a stiptic pressed onto them, he is not a happy camper this morning. Tramadol seems to me helping him.

    cold morning but at least the wind has stopped howling....another glorious day on the short bus awaits...:bonk::bonk::bonk::bonk:
     
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    Greyhound Trail Rat

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    Good Morning!!!

    Foggy ride in this morning...I was on school drop-off detail for the kiddo this morning. He dislikes those days, cause I don't play around and keep him hopping to a military-like precision.

    Just kidding...it's a wonder we even made it there on time. :banana:

    I actually got some things accomplished on Monday. A rarity. I wonder what happened?
     
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    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    How does one open a support ticket about the support ticking system, if the support ticketing system DOESNT FUCKiN WORK.
     
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    Adventurous Starshine Bro

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    Mornin!

    Second wedding anniversary today. Gotta figure out what sort of delectable dish I want to make and serve to my beautiful wife on this lovely occasion of our legal union (just kidding, we filled out the paperwork 9 months later).

    Started the bike build last night. Just gotta rebuild the fork with fresh oil and do new pads and a bleed in the brakes before it'll be ready to roll.
     
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  6. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    You now won the opportunity to legally harass someone over the phone. Use it wisely! :brows:
     
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    Beer run shortly...

    Short January riding trip is turning into drive to Florida and ride near Ocala, still sort of vaporware...

    Blowing a snotter and preparing to rain.
     
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    roflbox Monkey

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    asdofjaosijdfoiasjfdio
     
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  9. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    What sort of riding is available there, some sandy pump tracks? I haven't see a patch of good dirt in the SW corner.
     
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    This is what she's looking at. We'd also stop to ride on the way down and back. I'm not inclined to overanalyze anything, just relax and try it. The two of us have never managed not to have fun in our wanderings.
     
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    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Interesting thing on MTBproject. Just checked it out for the first time and 70% of the trail system that I mapped out over the summer is now on there. Looks like whoever did it copied all of the dumb names :rofl: that I put into TrailForks, which I literally made up (trails have no names otherwise). I wanted to rename some of them, but maybe its too late now?
     
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    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    Late night call from manager giving me heads up of what I was walking into this am... w.t.f. people?! Painted a bathroom last night that didn't have power because I pulled the light fixture off, so I was sucking down paint fumes for about 1.5 hours and have a splitting headache. At least Haley's feeling better and is off to school. T-3 days until rd. 2 is ejected. Sleep is about to leave the room. FTS.
     
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    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    My day just started and from looking at the passenger manifest and routing I am so fucked
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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  15. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Just wait patiently until it starts to work, then submit a ticket that it's not working.

    Paella, of course. :brows:
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    morning constitutional was righteous......kings would be jealous.
     
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  17. roflbox

    roflbox Monkey

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    what lizzardry happened, wheres the whats wrong with the industry thread go, I wanted to share this:

     
  18. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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  19. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    I don't see any lizard or dentist names there.
     
  20. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Whistleblowers get to keep a percentage of what's recovered, at least under Federal law... just sayin'.

    Kings got to shit down a hole onto whomever was sitting on the floor beneath. Now one has to hire hookers a la Drumpf for that same level of execution...
     
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    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Only because you are mountain dicking.:busted:
     
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    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    Morning. Xmas shopping for the wife today. So far she is getting a new ice cream maker, and a new necklace
     
  23. Adventurous

    Adventurous Starshine Bro

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    Ugh. That's an abomination. Seriously. A single pivot? Really?
     
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    roflbox Monkey

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    roflbox Monkey

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    Have you looked at orange bikes?
    all single pivot

    https://www.orangebikes.co.uk/bikes
     
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    KenW449 something stupid

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    Ugh, wasted trips to the DMV! Car registration is due and for some reason, the system said i don't have current insurance so i couldn't renew. Couldn't get a ticket since they stop handing them out at 4:30, the time i get off work, even though they don't close until 6:30. What a P.I.T.A.

    Way overcast today, and high 50's so I'm cold, time to change rides to after work.

    Some Elf gifts came in yesterday, only half the items were there. Suspicious... The items missing said it was handed directly to the receptionist and she said she didn't have them. The last item should come in today, 1 item direct to the elfs house due to iffy delivery window. I will ship it all off soon.
     
  27. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    yo.
    getting better. my cold/flu regiment is pretty baller. Made a huge pot of chicken/ginger/turmeric/garlic broth that is not only deslcious but is healing af.
    tons of water, tea & citrus. Plus tonics made with apple cider vinegar.
    Fuck Nyquill and that other bullshit.
     
  28. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Morning Monkeys.

    Bitter cold outside today and this BS with the geckodriver and firefox is making me teh crazy. Not sure what is in store for today, but it could be interesting.
     
  29. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    We seem to skirt quite close to that line sometimes, but so far, disagree though I might, I don't think anything crosses into "whistle blowing" territory. Just, "my manager is a myopic, short sighted, dick" territory.

    I did just tell the immediate supervisor that "every one in this hangar has signed enough shit on that engine change to go to jail for the rest of their lives" in front of the crew that's flying it out. :rofl:
     
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  30. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    What kind of paint were you using?
     
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    Westy the teste

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    For those nostalgic for Santa Cruz's 2003 model line up.

    I hope they come with a supply of shock bushings
     
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    Westy the teste

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    That is why you have two engines.

    This also could explain why the average delay for flights from CHO to CLT was about three hours. Flights ran every 50 minutes or so. Would often see two other flights take off to the same destination before I got to board my winged RV.
     
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    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Second engine takes you directly to the scene of the accident.
     
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    Westy the teste

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    Unless you shut down the last good engine.
     
  35. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Did they *finally* stop making that Superlight/Heckler/Bullit nonsense?
     
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    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Regimen. Regiment is a number of troops, I believe.
    NyQuil.

    Being a hippie is no excuse for not spelling things gud-liek.
     
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  37. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    lulz. i went to public skewl.
    thanks doc.
     
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    Adventurous Starshine Bro

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    I know, I'm just ripping on them for sticking with the same, mediocre performing suspension system for the past two decades.
     
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    roflbox Monkey

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    me too :D
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    So, still planning the spring break trip, I am going to propose spending a few nights in Bear's Ears, just to show it to my kiddo before it is a strip mine. Anyone ever been?
     
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