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    I still want a pair of them devil socks
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
    Primarily because this is a small, god-fearin' town. ie: the town dies on Sunday.

    However, my plan for next spring is to be open 7 days/week. That'll require I hire someone, of course....
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockstar2083 View Post
    All in good fun but I find it somewhat ironic that the ringing endorsements on your mechanical skills come from triathletes.
    Yeah, but that's a good crowd to target. Most other NNC-ers have a good grasp on such highly technical procedures as operating the barrel adjusters or lubing the chain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
    Oh, and of course I'll spam you mercilessly and shamelessly self-promote.
    And not one friggin picture of the new coffee mugs?

    What good is your spam if it doesn't include my spam?
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    For all the free advice and very kool reads on here.

    I wish you well in the new shop.

    Just keep us posted.
    It all comes down to rule 5!!

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    I want a rapido roast t-shirt. Dark orange or dark grey - not black. Large.

    When can I haz one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chain View Post
    I want a rapido roast t-shirt. Dark orange or dark grey - not black. Large.

    When can I haz one?

    When you buy a screenprinter and make them....
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
    When you buy a screenprinter and make them....
    Cool, put me on the list too.

    kthx.

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    You should edit your first post to add a link to the previous thread. That way, newcomers can go back and see the history of CBC.
    Move along...nothing to see here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CyreneSong View Post
    You should edit your first post to add a link to the previous thread. That way, newcomers can go back and see the history of CBC.
    Done. Posted links to v1 and v2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chain View Post
    Okay, I'm not doing the screen printing thing.... can you get ATP to design it and get Hollywood to organize a jersey order?
    I thought you had a new technique for sandblasting t-shirts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
    When you buy a screenprinter and make them....
    Okay, I'm not doing the screen printing thing.... can you get ATP to design it and get Hollywood to organize a jersey order?
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    One of my customers just brought lunch for me and Yebit. He rocks.

    Oh, and I sold the Scott Spark 60 a few minutes ago, complete with shoes, pedals, and an upgrade to SLX/XT 10 speed.

    The pictures of the new shop will have to come later....very busy at the moment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
    Primarily because this is a small, god-fearin' town. ie: the town dies on Sunday.

    However, my plan for next spring is to be open 7 days/week. That'll require I hire someone, of course....
    A barista?

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    Quote Originally Posted by q_and_a View Post
    I thought you had a new technique for sandblasting t-shirts?
    I did one sweatshirt. It turned out okay, but not that great and it was a PITA. There would need to be a lot of trial and error to figure it out for production runs and right now I just don't have the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chain View Post
    A barista?

    This!
    Quote Originally Posted by MarkS View Post
    I cannot decide whether the seafoam green Lounge kit is cursed or a suit of armor that protects us...like a lycra St. Christopher's medal.

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    Pics of the new shop - short commentary - slammed at the shop; just taking a break at the moment:



    Current facade. Will change this spring.





    Ditto.





    Inside front doors.





    Ditto.










    Wall covering up the staircase. It's going away.





    Kitchen/repair area.





    Ditto.





    Ditto.





    Beautiful wiring.





    Plumbing from hell.





    Ditto.





    etc...





    Sink. It'll be moving several feet away.





    The church left me a Jesus clock. Yay.





    Where the stove and fridge were.





    Plumbing Highway.





    Ditto.





    The balcony where the office/Lounge will be. (That window is the office). With any luck, that will be very bright this spring - they're talking about making the wall all windows.





    Beautiful lighting. Actually, it probably was at one time. It's Art Deco. Just all of the glass is gone.





    A random square of carpet. Probably made sense when Penneys was in here. Not so much now.





    The bathroom.
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    Part 2:






    The end closet in that horrible wall covering the stairs.





    The check-out counter will wrap around that pole.





    More carpet that doesn't quite look like it belongs.






    Bigger kitchen view.













    Gigi the landlord and a door that does absolutely nothing.





    Here you can see the art deco-ness of the lights.





    Lots of things to correct....





    There's one of the original windows that is currently covered by the full-width sign on the front of the building.





    The balcony.





    Ditto, and another window.





    It says lots of things....









    Nice nursery border in the office.









    Grrr... more crap to paint over.





    Teh window wherez I can spy on customers....
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    Lots of potential there Platy, should be a great place. You have to keep that clock, that's classic.
    Dictated but not read.

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    You geographicly challenged individuals who are limited to the online version of the CBC experience are really missing out. BSO's go in broken, come out fixed. Perfect.

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    Why you hatin on Baby Jesus?

    Nice place, you have your work cut out for you!
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    That's a great raw space. Lots of room to spread out and display all the bikes and merchandise. I can't wait to see all the renovations to come.
    Move along...nothing to see here.

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    Gotta open up that staircase pronto, Platy. Sprocket needs a spot to supervise the transformation!

    Quote Originally Posted by MarkS View Post
    I cannot decide whether the seafoam green Lounge kit is cursed or a suit of armor that protects us...like a lycra St. Christopher's medal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlatyPius View Post
    Here you can see the art deco-ness of the lights.
    Bet they weigh 100lbs a piece... You know they're not going to make tubes for those things past July next year. Might want to (or convince landlord to) think upgrading them now before the shop is full of stuff that's in the way.

    And in other good news...

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