Someone please put the kettle on I'm gasping.

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by iand, 4 Jun 2008.

  1. iand

    iand New Member

    Hi All

    As I've just walked into the cafe, thought I'd better say hi and introduce myself.

    My Brother-in-law got me into road racing about 12 years ago, he was Herts champion. So used to punish me on a regular basis. I used to ride about 250 miles a week, training and commuting.
    But that was then and this is now. With a new house and a change of job, the cycling kind of got forgotten for the last 5yrs and I got fat and lazy. Until a group of guys at work suggested doing the L2B. So out came the bike and of I went. I've been out about 6 times and last Sunday did 50 miles and thought wow, I really have missed this.

    I thought that I would sign up here as you "seem" like a friendly bunch, and see if I can find myself some ridding buddies or just some inspiration.

    ATB Ian
  2. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    welcome aboard iand. stick your location in the bit of copy under your profile and it will help folk local to you to get in touch.
  3. wafflycat

    wafflycat New Member

    middle of Norfolk
    Welcome, iand.

    Stick around. We are generally a friendly lot. Specific tea thread... several hundred pages long, filled with vitrual tea, cake, friendly stuff & nonsense.

    *hands iand a mug of tea*

    Sugar with that?
  4. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    A welcome from me as well, iand. I hope your 'rebirth' into cycling continues and that both the riding and membership to this forum remains to be a pleasure for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  5. Mornin'

    One lump or 2?
  6. OP

    iand New Member

    No sugar thanks I'm trying to get back to my race weight :tongue:, 1 1/2 stone gone only another (mumbles some numbers incoherently) to go.
  7. Mort

    Mort Interstellar Overalls

    Sorry, I didn't catch that :smile:
  8. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Yes, welcome! We're a very friedly bunch! :smile:
  9. Night Train

    Night Train Maker of Things

    Greater Manchester
    Hi and welcome. Did you bring biscuits?
  10. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

    Over the Hill
    Or better - some cake :smile: :smile:
  11. OP

    iand New Member

    Got some fig rolls and flapjack :becool:
  12. longers

    longers Veteran

    Perfect, I'll get the milk in for dunking them :smile:
  13. longers

    longers Veteran

    And welcome iand :smile:
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