NTWNS - First of 2007: Take Two

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NTWNS - First of 2007: Take Two

Postby Doug » Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:22 pm

Let's try this again...

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Postby Sparky » Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:27 pm

I'm in, been itching to skate with my mp3 thingy all week.

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Postby Maki » Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:35 pm

I shall try to get out from home again then...

I haven't skated for a month!!! I am still looking for excuses not to come out, but my bottom is getting quite saggy... Please slow down for me tonight? Please....

Are there any girls skating tonight? I am not a sexist, but I may feel a bit easy knowing the fact that I can't keep up for more than 3 minutes. :oops:

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Postby GuinnessGirl » Wed Jan 10, 2007 5:51 pm

Maki wrote:Are there any girls skating tonight? I am not a sexist, but I may feel a bit easy knowing the fact that I can't keep up for more than 3 minutes. :oops:


LOL but you are suggesting girls are slower? (I know I am)

Well this slow old one is not doing the suicide becasue she also hasn't skated for a month...I'd break if I tried, knees and ankle need a more gentle re-introduction to skating (so I'll skate to the pub tonight instead :lol: )

I should be out next wed though Maki

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Postby Sparky » Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:20 pm

Rumour has it that Blob and Dolly may be making an apperance, I think I'll take my old man arse straight to the pub then.

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Postby Maki » Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:23 pm

GuinnessGirl wrote:LOL but you are suggesting girls are slower? (I know I am)
I should be out next wed though Maki


Well, apart from girls who have rather too short X chromosome, that is the case. (I am just making boys feel better about themselves. :P )

Oh noooo...... Its boys challenge tonight. Adrian will be there too.... Please boys DO NOT clean bearings!!! Instead, swap with the ones from Argos for me...
Mozza, please keep me company.... :cry:

Where are girls???

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Postby GuinnessGirl » Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:33 pm

Maki wrote:Where are girls???


LMAO-for some reason that question made me imagine the first thing Quaddie may have said as he entered bangkok

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Postby Maki » Wed Jan 10, 2007 6:43 pm

I am hoping boys have massive blubber belly (so they can't skate fast) to keep me company :)

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Postby Kim » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:22 pm

Tempting but not tonight, maybe next week. Have a good one

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Postby JamesM » Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:41 pm

i hope to be at T SQ for 8. see ya there (y)

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Postby Maki » Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:05 am

It was my fastest record of all time! 8) I really bailed in 3 minutes in covent garden...

I gathered that I was better off being dropped out in the early stage rather than in a middle of nowhere anyways... Still I have to get my body back. Its so serious.

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Postby Doug » Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:39 am

Do something for society, donate a lung.
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Postby GuinnessGirl » Thu Jan 11, 2007 12:03 pm

Maki wrote:It was my fastest record of all time! 8) I really bailed in 3 minutes in covent garden...
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LOL-well thats three more minutes than me!

I manage to skate from finsbury park to st katherines docks instead....took me an hour, I am embarrasingly unfit (ok maybe I had to stop every 5 mins cos I kept getting lost but still...an hour to skate only 6 miles!)

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Postby Sparky » Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:49 pm

Highgate West Hill, nize!

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Postby Owain » Thu Jan 11, 2007 5:11 pm

it was so sweet.

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Postby blob » Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:30 pm

you bastards!

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Postby blob » Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:30 pm

So I tried to do a suicide skate again after months with almost no skating.

I almost died a couple of times.

1st warning:
Going down a very steep street in Highgate, I was faster than the car in front so I was going to overtake it on the outside lane (probably going at around 50km/hour) but didn't see the bus coming the other way, so jump onto the curb still at full speed but they was a car coming from the street on the left and was blocking me the way, I managed to dodge the car and the lampost to end up on that left street. It was a very close call.

2nd warning:
I knew I was unfit, but I didn't expect Sparky, Owain, Duracell and Sam to actually drop me behind and I got lost god knows where. By that time I had cramps on both my legs and was unable to actually skate at all.
So I managed to skate to Bank and took the bus back to Marble Arch. But When I say that, I mean Grabbing onto a bus and let him pull me along. Everynow and then, I skated off to the next bus in front, but everytime I did that, my legs had cramps again, so I simply stayed with the same bus almost all the way. I almost died of exaustion!
Driving form the Vic to Rick's, I was trying really hard to not fall asleep and stay on the road.

What are the lessons learned:
1) Training is clearly not for me
2) It's fun to go downhill but be careful of traffic
3) I prefer downhills than uphills
4) Busses are good to grab, but they stop far too often
5) I must try and value my life more

Conclusion: I am most likely to be out again next Wednesday!

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Postby Sparky » Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:10 pm

Did you soil you pants.


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