Author Topic: Random Workshop Stuff  (Read 4171 times)

Torslanda

  • Professional Gobshite
  • Just a tart for retro kit . . .
    • John's Bikes
Re: Random Workshop Stuff
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2018, 08:04:42 pm »
**Dickhead Alert**

"I be got one of them electric bikes, I'm never having another!"

What's wrong with it?

"Keep having to charge the battery"

Don't let the door hit your arse on the way out . . .

An ex had an aunt who got herself a mobile phone.

She wondered why it never rang.

She kept it switched off to save the battery.

I was the person who pointed out that the two things were related.

Reckon you probably dodged a bullet, matey . . .
VELOMANCER

Well that's the more blunt way of putting it but as usual he's dead right.

Torslanda

  • Professional Gobshite
  • Just a tart for retro kit . . .
    • John's Bikes
Re: Random Workshop Stuff
« Reply #26 on: October 31, 2018, 08:10:08 pm »
**Dickhead Alert** Take II . . .

'How much is a chain, mate?' Cue the usual questions - I won't bore you with them . . .

Turns out to be a 'dale of some description and a chain isn't going to solve anything. The reason the chain 'slips' is the big chainring is almost toothless, the chain is so worn that it actually hangs off below the 3 o'clock position - real daylight showing. Needs a chain, chainring & cassette. So I priced it all and get

'It's alright, mate. I'll leave it.' WTF does that even mean...?

VELOMANCER

Well that's the more blunt way of putting it but as usual he's dead right.

Kim

  • Timelord
Re: Random Workshop Stuff
« Reply #27 on: October 31, 2018, 08:20:37 pm »
'It's alright, mate. I'll leave it.' WTF does that even mean...?

"It's alright mate, I'll leave it in the shed."?
Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

Re: Random Workshop Stuff
« Reply #28 on: October 31, 2018, 08:31:33 pm »
'It's alright, mate. I'll leave it.' WTF does that even mean...?
"It's alright mate, I'll ride it until it stops".

Kim

  • Timelord
Re: Random Workshop Stuff
« Reply #29 on: October 31, 2018, 08:36:24 pm »
...And then buy a new one in the Evans closing down sale Halfrauds Tescos.
Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Torslanda

  • Professional Gobshite
  • Just a tart for retro kit . . .
    • John's Bikes
Re: Random Workshop Stuff
« Reply #31 on: November 01, 2018, 04:15:15 pm »
I think you need to explain...
VELOMANCER

Well that's the more blunt way of putting it but as usual he's dead right.