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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    change in your life?

    So what's the most significant change in your life since joining BF's?

    Mine would have to be at work where I went from a cubicle to 4 actual walls, which came with a few extra perks. Oh yeah, and I have 3 more bikes than when I joined BF's

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    Actually I paid more attention to my "dark side" and am much more interested in off-roading - and so I'm more involved with that bike club versus my roadie/touring club - and am now getting more involved in trail advocacy (having a hell of a time with the hikers here who, at a public meeting between the city, outlying towns and the parks commission have come out verbally stated they shall not hike on a trail that may contain a mountain bicycle - even though it was the one mtb group that built - illegal until now - trails on an 83 acre parcel of land - and now they want us off ... not even share, just off) as well as trail building.

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    riding more.

    not sure how much that is due to BF, tho.
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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tude View Post
    Actually I paid more attention to my "dark side" and am much more interested in off-roading - and so I'm more involved with that bike club versus my roadie/touring club - and am now getting more involved in trail advocacy (having a hell of a time with the hikers here who, at a public meeting between the city, outlying towns and the parks commission have come out verbally stated they shall not hike on a trail that may contain a mountain bicycle - even though it was the one mtb group that built - illegal until now - trails on an 83 acre parcel of land - and now they want us off ... not even share, just off) as well as trail building.
    Sound's like a nude protest ride is in order

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    I moved half way across the country...
    because BF told me it was a good idea?
    i woke up one morning and i stepped out of bed | had to get a bike, had to paint it red
    Of all the treasures I have, itís the memories that are the most precious.

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    "a a b f h t a"
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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    I moved ALL THE WAY across the country.

    Then brought my girlfriend over and married her.
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    Moved cross country, bought a new house, started playing hockey again, more riding.

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    My oldest daughter got married and moved away, my youngest is on her way to self sufficiency. (solo) change in my life? BIG TIME! I love my children so very much, my best friends they are, makes my heart hurt, makes me very very sad.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I quit smoking and drinking.
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    Dude wheres my guads? skinnyone's Avatar
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    Too many things, some of them good.

    Quote Originally Posted by artifice View Post
    I moved half way across the country...
    because BF told me it was a good idea?
    muhahhhhhaaa

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    several...lost over 50# and still working on another 15-20#, separated/divorced, grandson born last week.
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    2nd baby.

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    Changed jobs, found new guy, moved in, got married, bought house, moved again. More bike riding and lots of new friends too.
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    Lost the girl, quit my job, moved across the state, started school, found a better girl.

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    lost my job, lost my dl, and a significant chunk of my memory.
    went from living with my gf in oklahama to living with my mom in al.
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Nothing here to see!!!!!! flyingscotsman's Avatar
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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by wolfpack View Post
    several...lost over 50# and still working on another 15-20#, separated/divorced, grandson born last week.
    Congrats! I must have missed that announcement.

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    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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    long time visiter Alfster's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    My oldest daughter got married and moved away, my youngest is on her way to self sufficiency. (solo) change in my life? BIG TIME! I love my children so very much, my best friends they are, makes my heart hurt, makes me very very sad.
    That sucks! Must be a tough transition period in a person's life. The good (or bad) news is that you'll likely have grandkids staying over soon.

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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    The good (or bad) news is that you'll likely have grandkids staying over soon.
    Unless you have kids like me and my wife who laugh at you when you mention anything about giving them grand kids. Nope...ain't gonna happen. And at ages 38 and 41, we aren't likely to change our minds.
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    ummm...yeah.......can't exactly talk about it.
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