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Old 09-23-08, 03:02 PM   #1
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I am moving to washington state

I am moving to Washington state next week. I have a job and I got insurance.
I am going back to being a life guard and an instructor.

the bad part is, I have to leave my bikes for now.
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Old 09-23-08, 03:04 PM   #2
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not even 1?
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Old 09-23-08, 03:10 PM   #3
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not even 1. it cost more than my plane ticket to fly out with a bike.

thinking I might take groupset with me. and buy a frame next month.
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Old 09-23-08, 03:14 PM   #4
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congrats on the job, for one.
for two, don't sweat the small stuff. it will all work out in the end.
besides, its going to be cold there compared to where you're at, and until you HTFU you might not want to ride anyway
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you should just dump all clothing out from your luggage and stuff the bike in it instead.
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Old 09-23-08, 03:19 PM   #6
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Or you could pack all your stuff in panniers and ride out there. Can you imagine how cool that would be?
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Congratulations! If I lived there I'd probably have a frame you could have.
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Old 09-23-08, 03:27 PM   #8
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not even 1. it cost more than my plane ticket to fly out with a bike.

thinking I might take groupset with me. and buy a frame next month.
Heh, seems like a decent idea.

How about buying something used and just selling it when you get your other bikes?
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Old 09-23-08, 03:43 PM   #9
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How about buying something used and just selling it when you get your other bikes?
what I would suggest as well....just something decent for $100-200 to keep you going ...could always flip it later.
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Old 09-23-08, 03:46 PM   #10
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What part of WA?
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Old 09-23-08, 03:47 PM   #11
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They'll let you be a lifeguard even with all the seizure stuff???
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I am moving to Washington state next week. I have a job and I got insurance.
I am going back to being a life guard and an instructor.

the bad part is, I have to leave my bikes for now.
That's a full time job? And actually pays well?
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Old 09-23-08, 03:55 PM   #13
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Where in Washington? There's a bunch of us scattered all up and down the Sound.
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Old 09-23-08, 04:18 PM   #14
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Seattle. kitsap area.

and i will be life guarding for a school and coaching. so yeah it is a full time job.
seems like everytime I do I manage to find a job doing it in the winter.

and I will be trying a neurologist part of the reasons I am taking it, is because it has insurance
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Old 09-23-08, 04:26 PM   #15
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Kitsap<>Seattle (note ferry routes: http://visitkitsap.com/ )but it will be nice. Good luck!
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Cool....we're gonna be semi-neighbors now. Awesome!!

We got to get a meet up C0urt!!

Maybe its time for a Seattle area meetup when c0urt gets here. CliftonGK1, Mill Creek, HardyWeinberg, SteveSurf (if he ever makes it back for a business trip), keithm0 and probably half a dozen others I'm forgetting.

What size bike do you ride c0urt? Maybe you could borrow my old "comfort" bike (Trek Navigator) for a while until you can get your own bikes up.
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Old 09-23-08, 04:39 PM   #17
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you should just dump all clothing out from your luggage and stuff the bike in it instead.
No kidding. How much clothes does a lifeguard and swim instructor need? Just swim trunks right?
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Old 09-23-08, 05:12 PM   #18
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Can you ship your bikes via UPS or something?

Congrats on the job!!
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Old 09-23-08, 05:14 PM   #19
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You'll be going nuts with your photography again too, c0urt! This is some of the most photogenic landscape anywhere!
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Cool....we're gonna be semi-neighbors now. Awesome!!

We got to get a meet up C0urt!!

Maybe its time for a Seattle area meetup when c0urt gets here. CliftonGK1, Mill Creek, HardyWeinberg, SteveSurf (if he ever makes it back for a business trip), keithm0 and probably half a dozen others I'm forgetting.

What size bike do you ride c0urt? Maybe you could borrow my old "comfort" bike (Trek Navigator) for a while until you can get your own bikes up.
You forgot me ...stringbreaker, kpug, poppaddio, BengeBoy, and probably another 20 or so who I've forgotten (but I am older than you are, so I can get away with it).

Yeah, a meetup would be great!

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you should just dump all clothing out from your luggage and stuff the bike in it instead.
OR...he could wear all of his clothes.
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Old 09-23-08, 05:58 PM   #22
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Yeah, a meetup would be great!

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I did qualify I was forgetting some. I don't even know any of the ones you mentioned.
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Sounds like you need yourself a folding bike, c0urt.

Congratulations on the job and the insurance. Hopefully the new neurologist can give you something more than a shrug.
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Congrats Court. Happy for you. Godspeed in your travels and best of luck at the new job and with the neurologist. Praying you find health and happiness in your new home.
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