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Old 01-14-14, 07:19 AM   #376
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also, I'm off to germany for 14 days!

so here's one of my favourite German songs (with some German culture mixed in!)

Um, wow. And I don't understand German.
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Old 01-14-14, 07:43 AM   #377
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Um, wow. And I don't understand German.
Here's another one that seems to be getting a fair bit of current play on FM4 Vienna even though it's quite old ( http://fm4.orf.at )


*probably pushing an Amiga to it's limits!

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Old 01-14-14, 04:47 PM   #378
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ah! great day. Just asked the UK govt for 1M USD.

cross your fingers / press your thumbs for me!

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670km/416mi
£396/$651 total
£0.59/km
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$1.56/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
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9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12300km/7642mi
£682/€819/$1117
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Old 01-15-14, 04:55 PM   #380
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$1.51/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12420km/7717mi
£682/€819/$1117
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Old 01-16-14, 04:03 PM   #381
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708km/440mi
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goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12420km/7717mi
£682/€819/$1117
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Old 01-16-14, 05:40 PM   #382
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well i'm now dealing with Chinese embassy for a tourist visa for a 3 week holiday:


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Old 01-16-14, 07:11 PM   #383
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well i'm now dealing with Chinese embassy for a tourist visa for a 3 week holiday:
Already - didn't you just get back to work a couple of days ago? Wanna trade jobs?
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Old 01-16-14, 08:00 PM   #384
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Wait, he works? I thought he rode cheap bikes all day?
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Old 01-16-14, 10:22 PM   #385
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Already - didn't you just get back to work a couple of days ago? Wanna trade jobs?

Sounds like Scandinavia to me!
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Old 01-17-14, 03:58 AM   #386
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Already - didn't you just get back to work a couple of days ago? Wanna trade jobs?
Sure! But only if you throw in the red bike!

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Sounds like Scandinavia to me!
CPH is very nice. England is nice too but it's not Scandinavia ... much more class struggle over here. Have you moved yet ... was in Malmö a few weeks back. Also, have you watched The Bridge to work on your Swedish and Danish? It's a great show (and subtitled at the BBC rebroadcasts it!) and it's hilarious because the Swedes can't understand Danish

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Not yet. I still don't have my work permit, but my employer is still expecting I'll start the first week of February. It's a bit scary, because I still have many things to do here first, and I can't really do them until I know I can move legally to Sweden. I've been getting rid of things, but I can't sell my car or pay my landlord thousands of dollars to break my lease until I have my papers in hand. You can imagine doing all of those things, and then not getting the permit, only to find myself homeless.

I've watched some of the Bridge... The Mexican-American version!
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2013/01/20 12,500, a branch ****ed up rear derailleur hanger and the derailleur itself. Guess around 30 euros for a replacement, will see how many days. If I get the hanger tomorrow and manage to fix the bent RD, then it could be just around 7 euros, otherwise - 5 workdays plus 30 euros.
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Old 01-27-14, 02:11 AM   #389
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$1.45/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
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and of Slaninar:

12500km/7717mi
£703/€849/$1160
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seems that I need to tension my chain soon

stats:

745km/463mi
£396/$645 total
£0.53/km
€0.64/km
$1.39/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12500km/7717mi
£703/€849/$1160
5.6p/km
6.8c/km
15.0¢/mi

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Old 02-05-14, 04:10 PM   #391
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seems that I need to tension my chain soon, kinda busy lately ... the Audi A4 needs a little attention as well

stats:

782km/486mi
£396/$645 total
£0.51/km
€0.61/km
$1.33/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12500km/7717mi
£703/€849/$1160
5.6p/km
6.8c/km
15.0¢/mi

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£396/$651 total
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$1.31/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12500km/7717mi
£703/€849/$1160
5.6p/km
6.8c/km
15.0¢/mi

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2014/01/20 12,500 changed RD and RD hanger for a new one - Acera, 30 euro total cost.

2014/02/12 12,700
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Old 02-13-14, 06:58 PM   #395
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820km/506mi
£396/$659 total
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$1.30/mi

goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12700km/7891mi
£703/€849/$1160
5.5p/km
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How do you enjoy riding it these days?
we're having 100mph crosswinds, which means that the deep-V rims aren't the best.

other than that, it's quite nice ... i assume that the coldest part of the season is over ... hardly had any freezing surface to content with as I was away for a month over Xmas.

honesty, it's quite fun and I really like the concept of SS as I get quite a good workout especially up a hill or with a slight headwind, when I drop out of the spinning zone.

i would recommend it to anyone.

my biggest complaint is that i had to drive several days this year already to take care of business (meet/drop off people at airport) or work at the hospital for 3 days ... i don't like the bike:car utilisation ratio that i have
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goal is to catch up to the ratios of bigbenaugust:

7239km/4495mi
£267/$438
3.7p/km
4.4c/km
9.7¢/mi

and of Slaninar:

12700km/7891mi
£703/€849/$1160
5.5p/km
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So do you have a projection of when you might get near their ratios yet?
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So do you have a projection of when you might get near their ratios yet?
I'm curious about this, as well! Been keeping up for funsies; love the thread, and I especially love cheap SS bikes...keep it up!
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