Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 15 Sep 2017, 18:33

I have got you a book to help you with gardening, Jim. I think you will enjoy it (the book, if not the gardening, that is).
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Stickyfinger » 15 Sep 2017, 23:39

Yep, "How to mix weed killer" with the "How to use a strimmer" supplement :)
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 16 Sep 2017, 04:51

Hell Razor5543 wrote:
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I have got you a book to help you with gardening, Jim. I think you will enjoy it (the book, if not the gardening, that is).



Thanks James :) I only grow rhubarb and strawberries in my garden and I seem quite good at that...

I'm good at cooking rhubarb and making jam out of my strawberries too ;)
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Stickyfinger » 16 Sep 2017, 07:17

Good luck and enjoy today Jim.....see you tomorrow mate
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by elma » 16 Sep 2017, 10:50

I am a little late but.....
:cd: Go Jim, Pedal, Pedal, Pedal. :cud:
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 16 Sep 2017, 19:43

Stickyfinger wrote:
16 Sep 2017, 07:17
Good luck and enjoy today Jim.....see you tomorrow mate


I did :) Looking forward to seeing you too Alasdair. Not sure what time I will be there as I have a lot to do here in the morning having been away a week... I should be there well before lunchtime though...
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I am a little late but.....
:cd: Go Jim, Pedal, Pedal, Pedal. :cud:
And I did! Especially up the hills :)

This was the ride:

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1980566601

And this was me, rather wet after being caught in two storms, at the finish :)
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The week away was brilliant and did me a world of good. Today was the icing on the cake..

Not a bad drive home either but got caught in two downpours of biblical proportions...
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Zelandeth » 17 Sep 2017, 01:27

Definitely hoping to put in an appearance tomorrow, though not entirely sure exactly when at present as the weekend is being on where I'm having to keep my plans rather fluid.

Nice to know I'm not the only one that storm soaked...was out with the dog when it arrived!
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 17 Sep 2017, 05:15

I do hope you can make it today Zel... I'm up and feeling OK so on target to be at Little Horwood late morning/lunchtime :)
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Zelandeth » 17 Sep 2017, 15:56

Don't think it's going to happen - have only just got back into the house from an earlier trip out.

Had been banking on a quiet day, however that hasn't materialised!
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 17 Sep 2017, 17:32

That was a shame Zel :( I've just go back from what was a cracking Chevrons Rally...

Really enjoyed it... Wonderful to meet up with lots of old friends and have a good natter. Shame it's the last of the season.

I bid Gabriel a fond farewell and she's now en-route to Scotland. Davie found her good on a test drive which I insisted upon before we sealed the deal ;)

This is my last picture of her...
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The bike ride home was good. I dodged all the showers - just :)
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by myglaren » 17 Sep 2017, 20:37

Sorry to have missed this, I was planning on coming down on Saturday but the car developed a leak I was unable to locate.
Just got home from a birthday part on Teesside and for the last ten miles no power steering although the suspension is as yet unaffected.
LDS level very low :)
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Stickyfinger » 17 Sep 2017, 22:03

at least she has gone to a good home Jim....
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by daviemck2006 » 18 Sep 2017, 00:50

Stickyfinger wrote:
17 Sep 2017, 22:03
at least she has gone to a good home Jim....

Even though I threatened to kick your doors in retaliation for you kicking tyres :rofl2:
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by CitroJim » 18 Sep 2017, 03:49

Stickyfinger wrote:
17 Sep 2017, 22:03
at least she has gone to a good home Jim....


Oh yes, definitely :)

What's all this about tyre-kicking?
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Re: Citrojim's Activa, 207 and Bike Tales

Post by Stickyfinger » 18 Sep 2017, 07:40

LOL.....tyre kickers UNITE !
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