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Old 07-12-07, 08:38 PM   #1
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No, I'm not dead.

But sometimes I wish I was .

We just moved to a new house and were without internet, cable or phone for a few weeks. But now that I'm back I got a lot of catching up to do. I quit my job at the metal shop and I now have a pretty decent one. from 10:00am till around 1:00pm I help mentally challenged people gain some basic mechanical knowledge and skills by helping them wrench on old bikes, then from 1:00 till 5:30 I work in a different part of the shop as a mechanic. The money is a lot less, but the job is a lot more enjoyable. I built up a new mountain bike as well which I'll post pictures of later.

I also sold my Bronco to fund my WRX and I'm riding everywhere now, I pulled down 36km yesterday on my MTB and 49 on my BMX a few days ago. The fixed gear is still down as I need to find a proper lever for a bullhorn handlebar so commuting on that is out of the question.

I also took quite a fall on the weekend, I was on a friends dirtbike coming up on 80km/hr when a deer jumped out in front of me. I ended up swerving and hitting a bump, it's all kinda blurry from there on in, I broke my helmet resulting in a concussion and dislocated my knee along with getting some cool looking flesh wounds on my leg. I also hurt my hip, again, so I'm going in to get that all x-rayed in a few days. The bike is fine other then a scratch on one of the plastics.

All in all the last two weeks haven't been to bad, other then it's currently 31*C in the house, and 37*C outside. Did I miss any updates or big news?
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Old 07-12-07, 08:43 PM   #2
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well then... welcome back!
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Old 07-12-07, 08:48 PM   #3
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Hey, baybuh! Your Foo mom has missed you! ((hugs)) Congrats on the new job, and glad you enjoy it!

My goodness, you are always breaking yourself! Stop that! <serious Vega look> Glad you're ok....

Some bad news, WTP. Were you here when this was posted? So very sad....
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Old 07-12-07, 08:53 PM   #4
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Ya, I was around when rev went down, I had a spokecard in the fixed gear for him but it got wet, I still need to make another.

Also, my leg. To bad the real damage is inside .
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Old 07-12-07, 08:56 PM   #5
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Welcome Back, WTP, missed ya. Glad to hear you survived the move, and the crash. I have a set of old Weinman levers and calipers you are welcome to have. Fit 700 c wheels. PM me if interested.
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Old 07-12-07, 09:03 PM   #6
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Ouchie on the leg, WTP! That knee does look a bit angry. I hope your hip isn't hurt badly.
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Old 07-12-07, 09:14 PM   #7
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Most of the Foo hotties posted naked pics of themselves one day, but other than that, not much has really happened. Welcome back!
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Old 07-12-07, 09:16 PM   #8
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I'm glad you're ok.
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Old 07-12-07, 09:24 PM   #9
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And that one earlier tonight, but I'd hardly call her a "hotty"
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Old 07-12-07, 09:43 PM   #10
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B-itchin leg wound dude! Feel better soon and welcome back!
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Old 07-12-07, 09:57 PM   #11
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Welcome back WTP!
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Old 07-12-07, 10:05 PM   #12
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Old 07-12-07, 10:59 PM   #13
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Welcome back, WTP, and gnarly 'rash.
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Dang it, Siu. I owe you $20 after all.
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Old 07-13-07, 04:21 AM   #15
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Hey Peeps GREAT wound! Good to see you back. Your new gig sounds very rewarding. Way to go.
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