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Old 10-14-03, 11:27 PM   #1
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A whole day of cleaning the bike **56k WARNING**

So I've gotten this idea from some people at a different forum, and it seems kinda fun, so I decided to try it for myself. Here's my typical day off, with a project on my mind.

Time to wake up!


Slept in ...


Check to see what's going on today.


Start wh0ring before my girl gets the comp.


My girl said she was hungry, so I made her some breakfast.


Then had to check the markets.


This is what I had left for myself to do last night. Time to continue the project of cleaning it.


Halfway there, but I need tools and parts.
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Old 10-14-03, 11:28 PM   #2
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Gotta drive there, since my other ride's in pieces ...


Saw an RX-8 on the freeway.


Gotta save gas ...




Almost to my first stop.


Here to pick up the tools and get a new job.


Say "HI" to Molly!
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Old 10-14-03, 11:29 PM   #3
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Leaving the airport and back up north to hit the bike shops.


Gotta keep those cops at bay.


In Palo Alto, second stop for parts.


One of my favorite bicycle shops. Too bad they weren't hiring. Got some headset bearings here. The mechanic said they were 10 cents a piece, so I asked for 30. But when he wrote up the invoice, he didn't write down the total, so another guy at the register looked at me kinda weird and charged me 11 cents.


Not enuf parts at Palo Alto, so next stop ...


I went to 2 other bike shops after Performance looking for titanium bolts and studs, but no one seemed to carry them. I was getting tired around this time so i decided to go home.

Moving at the speed of traffic this time ...


Oracle headquarters from the freeway.


Stopped to take a pic of Megan before going home ...
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Got home and resumed my project. My girlfriend left for school soon after. This was around 6pm. I finished around 9pm.


Got hungry, so heated up some dinner and take a break.


Almost finished! Just need to clean up.


After taking that last pic, I turned on SpikeTV and watched Star Trek and waited for The Joe Schmo Show.


After which I downloaded the pics and started uploading them. Thanks for looking! This is pretty cool ... BTW, "Megan" is my car's name.
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Almost had the same eventful day as you did, only it was my first day back at the shop and all I did was build a wheelset for a person, then went home, and here I am.
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Old 10-15-03, 09:10 AM   #6
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Wanna teach me how to build a wheel?
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Old 10-15-03, 09:24 AM   #7
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So how did you take a picture of yourself sleeping -or are you just faking it??? C'mon, we want to know...

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Old 10-15-03, 12:27 PM   #8
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A whole day playing with the digital camera is more like it. Now get out and ride it!

BTW: where is the picture of the "girl"?
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Old 10-15-03, 12:28 PM   #9
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hehehe i like the picture of the rx8!!!! w00t
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Old 10-15-03, 01:16 PM   #10
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My girlfriend took the pic of me sleeping. She was too camera shy and threatened to spank me if I took a picture of her and post it on the internet. It was a very tempting offer though ...
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Man, your kitchen is pretty filthy =) You must be a student too eh... Looks like you got quite a bit of garbage to toss out..
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What's the bike's name?
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Hey! Stay away from my Performance store Yeah, they're not hiring either, or at least won't give me a definitive answer. Sounds like a fun day.
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That's a busy day off.

Nice pooch by the way.
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It's the KingTermite oldies show....................
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enjoyed the thread, pretty cool idea
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After you where talking about having a crack parted by something hard
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After you where talking about having a crack parted by something hard
Keep it in proper pink context.
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Hey, when were those pictures taken?

Oh... Wait....
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Keep it in proper pink context.

Oh you had to go and slip in the pink didn't you
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Hey, when were those pictures taken?

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Hi Cypress.....how's that smile coming?
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Hi Cypress.....how's that smile coming?
After seeing that somebody left datestamps on their pictures.... Not well.
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