Author Topic: how many of you fella's have convinced the wife to let bike stay in the house  (Read 3500 times)

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 Some good ideas there, but Andy did you really give birth to the V50-In the kitchen..?
 Trev, they all need their 'personal space'

 Chicargo, remind her if she wants breakfast in bed, you have to be able to transport it !
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Hi guys, great replies.

Nothing gets a conversation going more than, bikes, birds and beer. *smile*

I suppose apart form parking the bike in the sunroom; getting drunk drinking Guinness on the white lounge is also a 'no no' with wives.

Have fun and stay well.

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Brian,

Please draw a 2m x 2.5m rectangle in the lower right-hand corner and label, "Brian's Bedroom".

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Rookie that's good in picture three, that's what you call a pair of handlebars.
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 *smil* *lol* *lol* *lol* *lol* *lol* *lol* *lol* *lol* *lol* *clap* hahahahahahahahaha, keep em coming. all the best, chicago
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Actually Richard it was suggested that my bedroom would be somewhat further away, and that was amongst lots of other "suggestions"...........................................strange things these women folk, they just dont understand..............................

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Chicargo, remind her if she wants breakfast in bed, you have to be able to transport it !

  Edit on that, not just any old 'tea trolley' transport, but good quality BSA 'Tea Trolley'.....
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Sometimes I'm surprised that I convince my wife to let ME stay in the house!

When you're single having a bike in the house (or even 3rd floor flat) is, in my experience, quite normal.
I've known it to be the case with some married couples, but usually it's been down to the lady having grown up around such circumstances and considering it normal.

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Sometimes I'm surprised that I convince my wife to let ME stay in the house!
*smile* great!

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Could smuggle it in with a glass plate mounted on top, and tell her "look honey, got you the new side table you where asking for"
She'll never notice.......
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I would have difficulty in choosing which bike to put in the house, there's surely no room now that I am about to pick up steed number 6!! I am amazed that I got away with buying another!!!
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still working on it fella's, think i might be making some progress now though as she has now gone from the "no way" attitude to "well im not saying it can come in the house but how would you stop the oil from dripping on the floor, and where would it go" think it might be in the house before winter sets in, result  *clap*
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bottle of wine an some flowers always sweetens thedeal in your favour  *whistle*
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bought it just after new years and it was in the living room all winter. she even sat on it once.

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bottle of wine an some flowers always sweetens thedeal in your favour  *whistle*
hi fella, i can understand how the bottle of wine would sweeten the deal in my favour as i can always think better after a bottle of wine to myself, but i cant understand why i would need some flowers,  *smiley4* ;)
all the best fella, chicago
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