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    Eek, I prefer MTB in wet weather than sliding...

    Eek, I prefer MTB in wet weather than sliding around on skinny tyres, copping little bits of metal in the tyres and putting up with spray from vehicles.

    Specifically, the low budget drivetrain of...
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    I've done the Quarantine Station Ghost Tour. ...

    I've done the Quarantine Station Ghost Tour. It's interesting enough but the tales of the paranormal take away from the history and the beauty of it all (especially for a sceptic).

    My father used...
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    Balmoral is lovely. A walk around the head land...

    Balmoral is lovely. A walk around the head land on the south side is worth it.

    One thing I dig about Sydney is the old gun bunkers. There are a few round turret emplacements around the harbour,...
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    Welcome aboard. Sorry to hear about the...

    Welcome aboard.

    Sorry to hear about the dooring, and hope you got out of the incident okay.

    http://www.hillbrick.com.au at Campbelltown is good. A frame builder like...
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    Sydney has some great places. I like overlooking...

    Sydney has some great places. I like overlooking Cockatoo Island from Woolwich Pier Hotel myself. The big park opposite the pub down to the water is great for the kids to burn off energy, and there...
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    The Rant Thread

    Rant here folks. Because if you get it off your chest, someone in power will read it and decide to change things.

    Let me begin...

    I copped a bout of tonsillitis so today, I went up the road to...
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    Hehehe. Not on that occasion. Other times......

    Hehehe. Not on that occasion.

    Other times... yes.

    Gumps
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    Speaking of Paris Hilton (not that we were, but...

    Speaking of Paris Hilton (not that we were, but hey), I was doing a job with some Police once and this place we were in had a No Idea magazine on the table with Paris Hilton on the cover. One of the...
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    With the exception of seeing her on magazine...

    With the exception of seeing her on magazine covers when I walk past the newsagent, I can't say I see her anywhere.

    I'm not exposed to the lowest common denominator bottom feeding media that feeds...
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    Interrupt goannas mating and see how pissed off...

    Interrupt goannas mating and see how pissed off they get.

    Grumps
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    That dog has a cable sticking out of its arse. ...

    That dog has a cable sticking out of its arse.

    Grumps
  12. I love Mexican food. For some reason I feel like...

    I love Mexican food. For some reason I feel like a taco... :)

    Wow, that's a serious tweak, good work.

    A mate of mine had a rear derailleur catch a couple of spokes. Pull the spokes through...
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    It's changed a bit. The cars are more modern and...

    It's changed a bit. The cars are more modern and the racing is carried out around the back streets.

    And for the love of Jeebus, it's spelled "Penriff".

    Grumps
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    Did a good sprain a few years ago. Pulled a...

    Did a good sprain a few years ago. Pulled a wheelie and overcooked it, one foot got stuck in the pedal and bike fell to one side, pulling my foot with it. Rode 20km on it. I was in pain. Lots of...
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    Cool story. Amazing that "Mitchy is a dick" is...

    Cool story. Amazing that "Mitchy is a dick" is about the only non-relevant stuff that DIDN'T attempt to get posted by spammers on this forum. I'd have started a thread for Mitchy is a Dick, maybe...
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    I'm just baffled as to the point of the post.

    There's no link to any spam. Not sure if it's some phishing thing or email harvesting. I've seen a few lately where the post is a quote of a...
  17. You have been busy! And congratulations on the...

    You have been busy!

    And congratulations on the little tacker. Future MTBer in the making.

    You still on the central coast?

    Grumps
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    Just spent a few days in the Hunter at a...

    Just spent a few days in the Hunter at a conference. After each day at the conference, hit up a few vineyards and brought back some primo grape juice. The other "problem" is the number of craft...
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    Managed to get a ride in there yesterday morning....

    Managed to get a ride in there yesterday morning. Rocked up at 9 and the carpark was just about full. Thing is, the track was empty. Well, there was a lot of people out but it wasn't as if you...
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    Moved in already?! I like it so far, nice...

    Moved in already?!

    I like it so far, nice sunny area, love that ceiling too!

    Grumps
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    My favourite part is about a third the way...

    My favourite part is about a third the way around, the tight track through the she-oaks, there's two tracks to take. Fast, tight lines. A couple of the descents into the gullies are cool too.
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    I don't mind Mt Annan in that it's a break from...

    I don't mind Mt Annan in that it's a break from the places I usually ride. Funny thing is there is really only a few sections in there where I go "yeah baby". And after 2 laps, I'm suffering big. ...
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    You either mounted the bench vise wrong, or...

    You either mounted the bench vise wrong, or that's a floating microscope.

    And the shelves look like they're from Ikea, which goes against the rustic theme.

    :)

    Grumps
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    Excellent news, and thanks JT for the write up. ...

    Excellent news, and thanks JT for the write up.

    One thing, it's not the Council. Liverpool Council wouldn't have the money to build a hole in the ground and nor could they get it right. It's...
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    Yes, I know. But that was the best joke I could...

    Yes, I know. But that was the best joke I could come up with at short notice.

    Grumps
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