SO WHAT are you doin' with all this Coronavirus 'free' time?

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Just spent an hour setting up my 7-speed (retro) gear mech' and rear brakes (it is an original 80's Orange Aluminium Elite - one of the first aluminium frames (tis what you have being OLD!): be out riding SOLO soon over Hednesford Hills (be swapping for off-road rubber, obviously) for sure...

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Not on the Audi, obviously, tsk....

Sorry, garage tidy is next on the list... :blink:
 
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Just waiting for the transplanting: cucumber and tomato seeds are going maddddddd - 7-days from sowing and they're up and wanting to go:

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WHAT are you guys doing sans Audi?

 

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Just spent an hour setting up my 7-speed (retro) gear mech' and rear brakes (it is an original 80's Orange Aluminium Elite - one of the first aluminium frames (tis what you have being OLD!): be out riding SOLO soon over Hednesford Hills (be swapping for off-road rubber, obviously) for sure...


Not on the Audi, obviously, tsk....

Sorry, garage tidy is next on the list... :blink:


And what's that I see, a cassette player on your shelf, if so and it you use it, you are not alone.:icon thumright:
 

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And what's that I see, a cassette player on your shelf, if so and it you use it, you are not alone.:icon thumright:

If I don't use it then for sure it don't belong and/or stay in the garage, Rob...

The 'copilots' frame is next to be sorted - with appropriate graphics please note: summer is a coming...

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I'm still working 6 days a week , but not today , well sort of as i'm in the loft trying to regain some sort of order up there.
I really must deal with all this surplus technology , just uncovered a pile of laptops that I don't use anymore, it will just get bigger so best recycle them now.
I may be in the loft for some time, just keep finding great bits and pieces long forgotten about.:yahoo:

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Just found a 1928 copy of the Oxford Pocket Dictonary , maybe worth few pennies.:yahoo:or not:haha:
 

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It maybe worth more than a few pennies.:icon thumright:
 

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Back to loft now, I maybe gone sometime..lol
 

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Just found a 1928 copy of the Oxford Pocket Dictonary , maybe worth few pennies.:yahoo:or not:haha:

Uncovered a 1944 (just and I mean 'just' before I arrived) NEWNES Rob...

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Broke my ankle in 3 places so been housebound since well before the lock down. Got tons of stuff I could have been getting on with, all going well I've still got over 4 weeks of rehab but I'm demented already TBH.
 

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Broke my ankle in 3 places so been housebound since well before the lock down. Got tons of stuff I could have been getting on with, all going well I've still got over 4 weeks of rehab but I'm demented already TBH.

Best excuse yet, Steve....
 

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Been watching stuff on Disney plus and playing all my games consoles. Did give the cars a clean as well this week.

Getting a tiny bit bored now. Not sure how the unemployed can do this full time


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Start doing jigsaws chap, and the old really big ones with steam trains and seaside theme's, the more pieces the better, it will consume a fair few hours and days.
 

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My old granny was a big jigsaw person, proper jigsaws aswell, probably where i picked up the jigsaw thing.:yes:
 

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Just spent an hour setting up my 7-speed (retro) gear mech' and rear brakes (it is an original 80's Orange Aluminium Elite - one of the first aluminium frames (tis what you have being OLD!): be out riding SOLO soon over Hednesford Hills (be swapping for off-road rubber, obviously) for sure...


Not on the Audi, obviously, tsk....

Sorry, garage tidy is next on the list... :blink:


Loving that old orange! @45bvtc
Proper bikes are orange cycles.
I was looking forward to going out on mine, but alas, now I have been grounded for 12 weeks.
So may aswell wax that aswell! :whistle2:

Coronavirus= wax the feck out of everything
 

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Detailed the daily wheels off all inner arches cleaned
Wheels washed and waxed in side and out
Car cleaned

garden fence painted, shed to be done this week

paint is on order for the bedroom and downstairs toilet

few bits ordered to work on the car with mainly the wrapping of some trims !

also got a few hedges etc that need a trim

wish I was back at work life is so much simpler
 

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Detailed the daily wheels off all inner arches cleaned
Wheels washed and waxed in side and out
Car cleaned

garden fence painted, shed to be done this week

paint is on order for the bedroom and downstairs toilet

few bits ordered to work on the car with mainly the wrapping of some trims !

also got a few hedges etc that need a trim

wish I was back at work life is so much simpler


Oh garden fence good one, on the list
 

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For once I agree with you chap.:icon thumright:
 

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Jealous of you all, I can't even take my winter wheels off :wtf:
 

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And I don't even have winter wheels lol
 

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Loving that old orange! @45bvtc
Proper bikes are orange cycles.
I was looking forward to going out on mine, but alas, now I have been grounded for 12 weeks.
So may aswell wax that aswell! :whistle2:

I applaud your excellent taste in and knowledge of bicycles, CHEZ
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I still have a 1992 Orange brochure in pdf form if you'd like...

 

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Mostly garden and house stuff for me too, thought I'd be the last person to have green fingers but it's actually quite satisfying.

Just made mini-greenhouse(s)s for my lettuce and radish; mega easy with any box and clingfilm plus a soil mix (soil mix is usually peat or compost, soil, and either vermiculite or perlite for water retention) and ALL still available on-line:

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Get growing edible stuff... :yum:
 

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Just made mini-greenhouse(s)s for my lettuce and radish; mega easy with any box and clingfilm plus a soil mix (soil mix is usually peat or compost, soil, and either vermiculite or perlite for water retention) and ALL still available on-line:

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Get growing edible stuff... :yum:

Looks like a Blue Peter special..:icon thumright: , sadly I don't have any bagdes to hand out though.
 

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Looks like a Blue Peter special..:icon thumright: , sadly I don't have any bagdes to hand out though.

Double check that loft, Rob; maybe stuck in one of granny's old jigsaws, ya'll never know in her day what that girl was up to.... :blush:
 

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For years my sister and her husband never saw any Star Wars films and have now decided to watch them all and see what the fuss is about.

20 mins into episode 1 they called me moaning about Jar Jar Binks and asking if this guy is in all of them . I said just bare with them and ignore Binks as it will get better


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Just made mini-greenhouse(s)s for my lettuce and radish; mega easy with any box and clingfilm plus a soil mix (soil mix is usually peat or compost, soil, and either vermiculite or perlite for water retention) and ALL still available on-line:

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Get growing edible stuff... :yum:
I’ve just sown some beets and tomatoes, I keep the tomatoes inside for a month and then replant them outside.
 

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Busting to go out on mine @45bvtc
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Built RS3copilot's Muddy Fox to a similar 'retro' spec a couple of years back:

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100% Audi graphics of course...
 

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Probably not upto you guys spec but here is my old steed.
Not used it for years now so still looks like new, self built as I knew what I wanted.

worked really well unlike my knees which failed some time ago.
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Not a good day frankly, managed to blow a seal in my tractor's back-actor spool valve, hydraulic oil all over the place inc me :sadlike:, looks like first job tomorrow will be biggy then.
 

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I work for the M.O.D so still need to work but off today so will be out washing the car later.
 
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