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Postby Thread8 » Tue Jun 15, 2010 19:28 pm

That tyre selection still doesnt beat my LBS, they have a room that is waist deep in tyres all the way across, its mad :shock:

Yet they still manage to find the one you want
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Please help!

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Postby nicklouse » Tue Jun 15, 2010 19:31 pm

you have not seen behind the wall that the pegs are on. that is why the pegs have gone up.

but some of the tyres are 20 years old and need binning.
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Postby allthegearnoidea » Wed Jun 16, 2010 15:19 pm

love being at the lbs when they have a delivery! never a patch on that one though nick! thats a serious delivery! but is like child and sweet shop!!
occasionally help check the orders in and price up, soo much shiny stuff!! :wink:
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Postby nicklouse » Wed Jun 16, 2010 18:28 pm

been busy sorting out the area for the workshop computer. now what free software to put on it.
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Postby NDawn » Wed Jun 16, 2010 18:31 pm

open office :)
spotify
and some way to watch the tour de france?

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Postby yeehaamcgee » Wed Jun 16, 2010 18:37 pm

I've missed this thread. I was surprised when I saw this though...
nicklouse wrote:Image


Has my ex been round to hide her stash of nose candy or something? WOW

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Postby EnduroChris » Sat Jul 10, 2010 16:06 pm

just read/viewed this thread...funny as chuff

whereabouts in sh...unny yorkshire were you from chief?

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Postby nicklouse » Sat Jul 10, 2010 16:25 pm

not South, but the other two bits.
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Postby Andy B » Sat Jul 10, 2010 16:29 pm

nicklouse wrote:been busy sorting out the area for the workshop computer. now what free software to put on it.
for music without ad's try grooveshark, similar to spotify, but no audio ad's & you don't have to install it
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Postby projectsome » Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:09 pm

Just read all 10 pages, good stuff. That bike the with the patches on the outside was shockingly bad. :D :shock:
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Postby RichardJiles » Tue Jul 27, 2010 18:57 pm

bobs bikes wrote:had a woman ring up the shop yesterday...
conv went similar to this......

me- hello **** my bike shop ***
woman- do you fix bikes?
m- yes, we certainly do
w- how much is it?
m- what seems to be the problem with it?
w- how the f*** should i know, your the mechanic!
click!
m- hello? helloooo? .... silly cow!

so, as from today, im on the hunt for a crystal ball, just in case she calls back. LOL

gotta love customers.

Sounds like a prank call, or she is just retarded

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Postby nicklouse » Fri Jul 30, 2010 23:51 pm

well the shop is now shut for two weeks, but i will be popping up to do the odd job.

the best bit is at the end of the two weeks there is a trip to a bike factory.
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Postby NigelSWales » Fri Aug 27, 2010 19:52 pm

more pics and updates please nick :P

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Postby silverpigeon » Sat Oct 23, 2010 01:14 am

Bring back this thread!

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Postby unixnerd » Wed Nov 17, 2010 22:22 pm

Bring back this thread!


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Postby kona_matt » Mon Nov 29, 2010 13:55 pm

+2

would love to see this thread back. however, if it is dead then does it really deserve a sticky?
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Postby aegrey » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:23 am

+ 4

Just joined and read this thread from start to finish yesterday. Best ever! Hope Nick comes back and keeps it going.
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Postby Buckled_Rims » Thu Dec 02, 2010 12:00 pm

I'd totally forgotten about this thread. I've missed it.

+1 for bringing it back upto date
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Postby jay12 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 16:52 pm

+potato for bringing back this thread


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