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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #315 on: 10.08. 2020 06:58 »
Life on the holding continues pretty much as normal. Nobody comes to visit us anyway so no real change. Finally got 2 days of sunshine together after days of torrential rain and got the hay baled.  Eldest grandson did all the hard work and got to drive the Land Rover. 
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #316 on: 10.08. 2020 14:06 »
A Davy Brown (990?) and a Landie - Ah memories (jeans with knees worn out from handling bales)
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #317 on: 10.08. 2020 14:14 »
... Ah memories (jeans with knees worn out from handling bales)
Is that where the fashion for kneeless jeans came from?
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #318 on: 10.08. 2020 15:01 »
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Is that where the fashion for kneeless jeans came from?

Ah a bit before that fashion took hold, I'm old enough and grumpy enough to think it's a waste of good denim, no offense intended but I can't get my head around this stubble look either, couldn't see it getting you too far for a cuddle in the back seat back in the day  ;)
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #319 on: 10.08. 2020 15:15 »
A 1979 DB 995 and a 1952 80" Landie. The Kiwi on the front gives a clue as to where it came from. Doors off just to make jumping in and out easier. Might have time to take a a bike out now!
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #320 on: 10.08. 2020 21:04 »
Nothing prevented me from working on my bike today!!!!  *smile* *whistle* All cleaned, oils checked, tyres pumped up, ready for the road!!  Let's hope nothing else comes along to thwart my good humour. *pull hair out* *pull hair out*
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #321 on: 10.08. 2020 21:06 »
G'day Fellas.
After going to the dentist and getting my last 3 bottom teef dug out I needed something to take my mind off it.
I made up an adjustable fuel tank stand to be able to run a bike without the tank on. A lot better than a piece of hose and funnel. Just an old plastic tank off a Chinese mini bike. Height adjustable for a bike on the ground or up on the bench and portable. Also a brass fitting to attach either 1/4, 5/16 or 3/8 hose depending on the bike.
The wife got a new blender so everything I eat for the next 4 to 6 weeks will go through that before I get a bottom plate. Good job I luv porridge in the morning.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #322 on: 11.08. 2020 09:26 »
Musky, don't worry about a blender till you get the new fangs.
Just get stuck into the guinness.
It's a meal in a glass and it's good for you.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #323 on: 11.08. 2020 10:18 »
Musky, don't worry about a blender till you get the new fangs.
Just get stuck into the guinness.
It's a meal in a glass and it's good for you.
It may be an urban leg-end, but, I believe stout beer used to be medically prescribed for people recovering from illness.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #324 on: 11.08. 2020 10:27 »
Ha, 1/2 bottle of rum. I feel great.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #325 on: 24.08. 2020 15:37 »
I've been staying at my sons house in North Wales helping him strip and rebuild his bathroom. Four days of physical work have taken their toll; I'm at home today and I'm doing nothing much.
I just watched two episodes of 'Allo Allo'. In which, Renne Artois, the French cafe owner exclaims, "Oh eck!"
My wife want's to visit a garden centre to buy plants. If they have a cosy cafe for coffee and a slice of carrot cake, I can tolerate the visit.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #326 on: 24.08. 2020 15:51 »
I just watched two episodes of 'Allo Allo'. In which, Renne Artois, the French cafe owner exclaims, "Oh eck!"
Listen very carefully I shall only say zis once. You really shouldn’t make fun of a ‘ero  of ze french resistance GB...  *smile*
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #327 on: 24.08. 2020 18:03 »
I just watched two episodes of 'Allo Allo'. In which, Renne Artois, the French cafe owner exclaims, "Oh eck!"
Listen very carefully I shall only say zis once. You really shouldn’t make fun of a ‘ero  of ze french resistance GB...  *smile*
I wonder what other Europeans think of that comedy.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #328 on: 24.08. 2020 18:27 »
I just watched two episodes of 'Allo Allo'. In which, Renne Artois, the French cafe owner exclaims, "Oh eck!"
Listen very carefully I shall only say zis once. You really shouldn’t make fun of a ‘ero  of ze french resistance GB...  *smile*
I wonder what other Europeans think of that comedy.
*wink2* “Allo Allo” and “Dad’s Army”. And I can come up with a couple of other ones too if you like. But then again, when it comes to comedy we Flemish are half British. Think you never realised how much we love you guys over here...  *whistle* ... don’t use the B word *shh*
Though for as far as I know, they only ran the series on Belgian Flemish television and in Holland on Dutch television.
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Re: What prevented you from working on your bikes today
« Reply #329 on: 24.08. 2020 18:59 »
My maternal grandfather had a dry sense of humour. Came from Utrecht.
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