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J_a_m_e_s__

Member since Apr 2017 • Last active Feb 2020
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Rule 77.
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  • in Rides & Races
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    That's the spirit.
    3AAA is an honest days riding.

  • in Rides & Races
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    And we'll be in summer setups and loads of light,so we should smash it.
    I reckon I've definitely got a 200in me now, so a few months of steady build up should be fine.
    I'll keep you posted.
    I'll be lurking about here now anyway.

  • in Rides & Races
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    Well we did have a route sorted. 🤷🏼♂️
    I plan on jumping straight in at the deepend and attempting Oasts and Coasts on 25th April.
    If I finish that, I should be good for an arrow..
    Bear in mind, I rode less than 300km last year though, but if I do get gears, it'll be easy right?

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    I'm torn.
    I've found a good entry level bike with clearance for 37c with mudguards, but it's got flat bars.
    I suppose I could go through the rigamarole of converting to drops, but I do have an infatuation with grinding up 15% at 30rpm 😂

  • in Rides & Races
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    Hello.
    Remember me?
    I'm the prat who got 100AAA points on a fixie wearing SPD sandals in 2018 before my whole world crashed before my feet and the wheels literally fell off.
    So after the most tumultuous of years, things have finally settled and my head's in a place where I wanna get back in the saddle.
    I'm still dosed up on the happy pills, but I've made a lot of progress over the last few months. A side affect of some weight gain and the pills means I have high blood pressure now, so what better excuse to ride?
    Was umming and arring about getting a geared bike to ease back in after my hiatus, but I've decided to stay fixed.
    Payday Friday, so am treating myself to a set of spa cycles fixed wheels.
    Watch this space guys.
    I'm not quite ready for Wessex, and I'm Kent based now so my route base has changed somewhat. Luckily, the Shark and AWE are easy to get to should my desire to ride up silly inclines in a stupid gear returns fully. Until then I can see myself jumping on the Gravesend ferry and exploring Essex. My new girlfriend is in Essex so that sort of makes sense.
    I'm not quite back yet, but if all goes well I should be on some of the flatter rides later in the season.

  • in Rides & Races
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    I rode Wessex last year. 3 of us rode it fixed.

    I had to settle for HB perm though. Was gonna calendar and perm them all this year, but meh.

    There’s at least a couple of dozen idiots that do a fixed SR every year I guess.

    Shaun had such a good season. I came second with 178 by nearly 300points!

  • in Rides & Races
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    My whole world has fallen from beneath me in the last month.
    I’ve moved out of our flat and am staying at my Mum’s gaff for the foreseeable.
    I’ve not been at work all month and not ridden more than about 5 miles this year since.
    I’m on some magic pills at the minute, but they are messing me up physically and mentally (supposedly they should fix me eventually though)
    I’m gonna have to hand over the reigns on this one, because I can’t see things changing to a point where my head will be in a place where I’m gonna be able to ride this.
    Sorry for not letting you know earlier, but I’ve been in a pretty bad place recently.
    Sorry again, James.

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    Not worried. Just find it a bit daft. It's like not being able to edit a post.

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    Why can I not unthumbs up when I accidentally thumbsup someone?

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    Tonight home was much betterer. No shenanigans from fiat 500s tonight.

    Sorry for my outburst earlier folks.

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