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Aside from being a committed cyclist, what's your next biggest hobby?

Old 01-11-12, 12:56 AM
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That's funny, I thought it would be smoking salmon...
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Astronomy, Kayaking, Fishing, UFO's, Crop Circles, Black Powder Guns, and Egyptology...




What an awesome ancient creation!
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Movies and quilting. DH and I spent all of Christmas watching old WWII movies. We also watched "Diabolik", a 1960's Italian movie based on a comic book. DH has obscure stuff as well as mainstream. Looking forward to 50th anniversary Bond collection of all the movies coming out later this year.

I may suck at cycling, but I've won awards in competitions, design my own quilts, both modern and traditional, and sort of sell machines. While I don't work for dealer, I know my sewing machines and give realistic reviews of them via my blog. I often get emails asking about a machine and get an email back saying they bought the machine after a test drive and my review. I couldn't actually work for a dealer. If you think your LBS is stuffy and obnoxious, I triple dare you to walk into a high end sewing machine store and ask about machines. If you think you are getting ripped off on parts, buy a sewing machine and have it break down. I don't normally do quilting for others. It's not worth the effort and I don't have the time.
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[QUOTE=SlimRider;13703863]Astronomy, Kayaking, Fishing, UFO's, Crop Circles, Black Powder Guns, and Egyptology...


ur hobby is flying a ufo and making crop circles?
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Coaching youth sports and photography.
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Originally Posted by Bethany
Movies and quilting. DH and I spent all of Christmas watching old WWII movies. We also watched "Diabolik", a 1960's Italian movie based on a comic book. DH has obscure stuff as well as mainstream. Looking forward to 50th anniversary Bond collection of all the movies coming out later this year.

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can u knit me blanket plz?
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Mostly ... I cycle.

My next most expensive hobby is probably post-secondary education ... taking classes. I've taken well over 100 post-secondary courses on a wide variety of subjects.

Now I'm dabbling a little in photography. So here are some questions for others who are into photography here ... what kind of camera do you have? Do you like it? If you were to buy another, what would you get?

And I do heaps of other stuff ... walking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing ... and I tried a surf ski and a boogie board at the beach recently, and loved it. I also like relaxing things like reading and drawing.
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[QUOTE=mark1974;13704028]
Originally Posted by SlimRider
Astronomy, Kayaking, Fishing, UFO's, Crop Circles, Black Powder Guns, and Egyptology...


ur hobby is flying a ufo and making crop circles?
No, that's silly!

I like researching UFO and Crop Circles. Both their sightings and related events.

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This is my new hobby, this and running. I also like to play video games. I golf with the wife. Take my dogs to the dog park.

However because I started riding, some of the other hobbies are suffering.
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trail riding (equine), but I'll need more hobbies when I retire.
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Cycling takes all of my free time, but I think I'd like to get into photography. I see lots of things while I'm out riding...but I don't know anything about cameras. Maybe I should take some time and learn.

Oh I also do yoga and weight train, but that's just for cycling.
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