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It's pay-week, so the card's behind the bar...

#1 Post by Viking » Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:07 pm

Hey all,

It's been deathly silent here in Sam's bar for I can't recall how long...

So. The card's behind the bar, the jukebox is blasting Motorhead, and the pool table is open.

What are you waiting for?
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#2 Post by mangocrazy » Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:57 pm

Yeah you'll probably need to clean the tumbleweed off the pool table, but I'll have a large glass of something red and alcoholic.

Best of 5?

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#3 Post by zoidberg » Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:38 pm

The whole forum does seem a hell of a lot quieter since the last time I had a Falco in 2014 ish

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#4 Post by Firestarter » Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:10 am

Life is a whole lot quieter... don't go anywhere, don't see anyone. Had a couple of decent rides out to Matlock over the Cat & Fiddle in the last couple of weeks with my lad on the back, he's currently saving for his own bike when he turns 16 (he's nearly 13...)

Coffee please - I am at work after all!
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#5 Post by mangocrazy » Thu Jun 17, 2021 3:41 pm

I blame Facebook. A number of the old stalwarts are fairly active on FB, but don't seem to pop in here any more. Plus we lost Fatboy to cancer earlier in the year, and he was a regular poster on here.

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#6 Post by Falcopops » Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:42 pm

I agree with the Facebook comment and I'm ecstatic about Roger Waters recent dismissal of Sucker berk.

Guinness, please

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#7 Post by zoidberg » Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:18 pm

mangocrazy wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 3:41 pm
I blame Facebook. A number of the old stalwarts are fairly active on FB, but don't seem to pop in here any more. Plus we lost Fatboy to cancer earlier in the year, and he was a regular poster on here.
Sorry to hear that guys 😓

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#8 Post by DavShill » Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:11 pm

I beg your forgiveness. I have not frequented the Bar of Sam for too long. I'm here now so I'll have a pint of Wainwright please.
Also... I've been out on the Falco today and I cant believe I entertained thoughts of selling it last year......Sorry!

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#9 Post by mangocrazy » Sun Jul 11, 2021 10:19 am

Hah! Glad to hear that, Dave... :smt003

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#10 Post by zoidberg » Sat Aug 07, 2021 12:46 pm

It's the weekend, aaaand it's raining. Anyone for a beer?😅

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#11 Post by mangocrazy » Sat Aug 07, 2021 1:54 pm

I just had a cheeky one with lunch, but what else is there to do? :smt003

So that's a yes please... :smt023

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#12 Post by zoidberg » Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:22 pm

Well, after 12months I've had to say goodbye to the Falco and to riding. It's a sad day, but thanks for all the help and advice on here. Stay safe folks, keep it shiny side up!

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#13 Post by zoidberg » Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:22 pm

Oh, and to add. This round is on me 😂

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#14 Post by mangocrazy » Mon Aug 08, 2022 9:42 pm

Very sorry to hear that, zoidberg. I'll drink to a life of biking enjoyed. Is there no way you can find something that allows you to continue?

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#15 Post by zoidberg » Tue Aug 09, 2022 11:53 am

I'm afraid not. I can't find anything comfortable enough for more than about 20 miles. I've had some great times on bikes and met some fantastic people.
It's also not the same as it used to be, too much traffic and too many potholes.

I'll probably end up with another bike at some point in the future even if it's a something to tinker with. The garage is looking awfully empty 😕

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