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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Mar 03, 2014 4:50 pm

First RR of 2014... suffering at the back, 10kgs over weight and 10% under powered :lol: ... actually quite motivating!
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Mar 03, 2014 6:03 pm

I could say, "at least it wasn't raining or snowing" but I know you loving racing in conditions such as those :lol:
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:11 pm

At the opposite end of the course we had a good little hail storm for a couple of minutes... wasn't going to help me though, was a tough race for me.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:51 pm

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N+1 is getting a little out of control!... Not forgetting the 10 bikes in the garage as well!.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:26 pm

Excellent work TLL. Just like my garage.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:11 pm

I am sure I organized it a couple of weeks ago!. Been scavenging bits off the winter Ribble and CX bike to get summer road and TT bikes up and running.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby mikesbytes » Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:17 am

The problem is N+1, the problem is that there's no wall stands
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:36 pm

Yeah they would be handy but compacted earth walls are so bloody crumbly :lol:
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby mikesbytes » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:13 pm

Not a goer then, there's floor standing ones that take upto 3 bikes vertical. Don't know much about them
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:16 pm

Just needs a tidy up... There's 3 or 4 frames there that won't be touched again till winter. I don't have enough components to go around!. I have another cellar and a garage ( although they are both pretty fill! ).
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:49 pm

toolonglegs wrote:Yeah they would be handy but compacted earth walls are so bloody crumbly :lol:

:shock:
That's a scary thought given how small the cellar is. No OHS building standards in France?
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:51 pm

Not on 200-500 year old buildings ;-)
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:53 pm

toolonglegs wrote:Not on 200-500 year old buildings ;-)

Fair enough :lol:
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:56 pm

My building is a little over 100 years old... but some of the ones we have been looking at buying go back to the 14-15th century :lol: . Can you say "can of worms" !.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:00 pm

toolonglegs wrote:My building is a little over 100 years old... but some of the ones we have been looking at buying go back to the 14-15th century :lol: . Can you say "can of worms" !.

Funny to talk about a house thats older the federation of Australia.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:03 pm

This is the one we are thinking about... not so old ( 160 Years old )... lots of room for bikes.
Probably a bit too much work though!.
http://www.leboncoin.fr/ventes_immobili ... tm?ca=22_s
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:14 pm

Is $400000 AUD a good price for houses in town?

She looks like it needs a bit of love. What's the insulation like in those old house come winter time?
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:31 pm

Depends on the town... Ours is on a direct train line to Lyon so 200-300 is the going rate for 110 sq m with a good size garden.
Insulation is non existent in a lot of places... A lot of them were heated with fuel oil which was super cheap... Not these days!.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby jasonc » Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:39 pm

toolonglegs wrote:Just needs a tidy up... There's 3 or 4 frames there that won't be touched again till winter. I don't have enough components to go around!. I have another cellar and a garage ( although they are both pretty fill! ).


I can help with the cellar if it's full of the red stuff
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:22 am

There might be a "few" cru's floating around... big fan of Bourgogne and Cotes de Rhone.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby jasonc » Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:54 am

the giro this year finishes in my family's home town. if i had the bucks, i'd be there for that
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:02 pm

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Whoops! ... French bee got me!...got stuck behind my glasses :-|
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My Tour de France

Postby Redbull » Sat Aug 23, 2014 2:37 am

That's a face only a mother could love ;-)
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Sat Aug 23, 2014 5:53 am

:lol: ... my mother has watched me get sticthed back together too many times to remember :mrgreen:
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:41 am

Bugger, better you than me, I'm allergic to the suckers and nasty things happen. :lol:

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