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Old 02-19-12, 12:24 AM
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Anticipation is killing me.

Having my new Masi on hold at the LBS until the funds materialize is killing me. We're in the midst of a gorgeous weekend here on Pitcairn, and I could be out riding MAO. On top of that, I'm caught up on all kinds of chores, so I have time to spare.

But realistically, it will be a month before I can bring her home. Sure, I can ride my Globe, and I will tomorrow, but you know it's not the same. Years ago I drove a Chrysler Caravan, a four-banger that was great because there were two kids involved, but never much fun to drive. That's what my Globe reminds me of now.

I need to find ways to preoccupy myself until launch day. Kinda wish it would rain every day for the next month.
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Old 02-19-12, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Digital Gee View Post
Having my new Masi on hold at the LBS until the funds materialize is killing me. We're in the midst of a gorgeous weekend here on Pitcairn, and I could be out riding MAO. On top of that, I'm caught up on all kinds of chores, so I have time to spare.

But realistically, it will be a month before I can bring her home. Sure, I can ride my Globe, and I will tomorrow, but you know it's not the same. Years ago I drove a Chrysler Caravan, a four-banger that was great because there were two kids involved, but never much fun to drive. That's what my Globe reminds me of now.

I need to find ways to preoccupy myself until launch day. Kinda wish it would rain every day for the next month.
Dude, any rain you get we get. Not cool.
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So one month to get the pics in of your local area as once you get the bike- you will not have time to take any.

That means that you should have the Bike by Easter so you have something to look forward to. There is an unofficial Pie Ride planned for Easter weekend so you have to get back into practice for that. Plenty of time to suss out the local area and find the good Pie Stops and study the menu. But you are an old hand at this and realise that you have to start gently with a fairly mundane version such as apple before you move onto the more intricate fillings such as Key Lime and gooseberry and then you can prepare yourself for the ultimate of Blueberry.

Can see your next month will be a busy one.
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Dude, any rain you get we get. Not cool.
Sorry. I meant to say I wish it would rain in the immediate vicinity of my apartment, making me believe it was raining all over the island, convincing me I wouldn't want to ride anyway. A three block radius should do it.
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Originally Posted by stapfam View Post
So one month to get the pics in of your local area as once you get the bike- you will not have time to take any.

That means that you should have the Bike by Easter so you have something to look forward to. There is an unofficial Pie Ride planned for Easter weekend so you have to get back into practice for that. Plenty of time to suss out the local area and find the good Pie Stops and study the menu. But you are an old hand at this and realise that you have to start gently with a fairly mundane version such as apple before you move onto the more intricate fillings such as Key Lime and gooseberry and then you can prepare yourself for the ultimate of Blueberry.

Can see your next month will be a busy one.
Pie! I can't wait for pie!!!
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I can ride my Globe, and I will tomorrow, but you know it's not the same. Years ago I drove a Chrysler Caravan, a four-banger that was great because there were two kids involved, but never much fun to drive. That's what my Globe reminds me of now.
Aren't you glad that you can think with the artistic side of your brain? Otherwise you'd just stick with riding the Globe because there's nothing wrong with it - and you'd still have the minivan.
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Isn't Pitcairn Island like 1.5 miles long?
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