What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by chaos2 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:45 am

Used my Strava app to track mowing my lawn. Tracking does not do justice to my highly perfected mowing skills :lol:
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by Peter Pan » Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:06 am

Some people invent new ways to make a Foil hat.
Where did I see this before?
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With a DIY foam air filter the rig runs well even in tropical rain = :moto:
Final drives: 1. at 5000km, 2. at 34.000km(+friction plates) 3. at 42.386km
transmission: 1. 40.000km. 2. installed
Engine: 1. 43.388km crank replacement: Back on the road since 23.Okt.2019 :party:

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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by Obo Scribe » Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:21 pm

I spend my time at work thinking of the jobs I could be doing if I wasn't there. There will come a time at the end of this when it will be easy to spot the stay-at-homes on the road because of the glare of sunshine off the polished paint and chrome, while I ride the usual mucky one. The good side of this is that I can commute on the bikes to and from work, about 30 miles each way, and the sun is shining which is odd for here in April.
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by n3303j » Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:28 am

a1930ford wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:10 pm
I learned that I am ambidextrous and no longer need to rely only on one hand.
:-)
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by Trooper » Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:23 pm

North of Boston, MA
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by Trooper » Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:15 am

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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by Obo Scribe » Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:45 am

What ever you are doing in isolation - keep doing it. A fellow employee of North West Ambulance Service Trust, a paramedic, parent to three kids, died yesterday from COVID 19, very likely to have contracted it at work. Those of us that are going to work don't want to, so if you have a choice, don't beyotch, stay home.
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by stagewex » Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:43 am

I did an airport pickup last Tuesday. Why Mom-In-Law wanted or needed to come back to the Northeast from Florida is beyond us. Like booking a vacation to Chernobyl after you knew the nuclear plant blew-up.
Just 40 folks on her flight but that can be multiplied by hundreds. Masks and gloves on, her designated to the back seat of my Jeep, sanitized everywhere she could touch after I dropped her off.

I started another 14 day self-quarantine and now have another 7 days to go. Plenty to do around the house and I'm still riding but by myself now temporarily, laying out routes for upcoming Social Distance rides. Not going to the stores or markets. So that's 7 days 13 hours, 12 hours, 11 hours...
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2008 Vespa 150S (Elec & Kick Start)
2007 Ural Patrol (2WD, Elec & Kick Start)
2006 Honda "Big Ruckus" PS250 (Elec Start)
1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only) *NOT running amok, out for Bottom & Top-End Rebuild.
1986 Yamaha BW200ES (Elec & Kick Start)

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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by epix » Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:49 am

I work for the company (starts with an A) that has created many of the COVID-19 testing instruments so been busy working through all of this. 7 days work weeks for past month. In bit of freetime I do get just relaxing at home and have spent a couple evenings riding around out in the backroads on my Honda Grom.
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by n3303j » Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:23 am

My DW also insisted on returning from West Coast Florida to eastern Massachusetts last week. I felt a lot more secure in the small (70 sites) RV park that was emptying out of Snowbirds than I do in Eastern Massachusetts.
Oh well.
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by wooden nickel » Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:56 pm

My volunteer job was one day a week. We make bleachmakers for third world countries. That is until we became a third world country. Lately we have been supplying bleachmakers to shelters, clinics and prisons in the surrounding area. They couldn't get enough supplies to disinfect their facilities and would have had to shut down. Last week I worked 5 days. Because they can only have a limited number of people on the premises, I will only need to work three days this coming week. We are building as fast as we can get parts just trying to keep up. Some of the volunteers there come in and take supplies home and then deliver them back when they finish their part of the process. I just try to fill in on all the parts that need to be done at the shop.
I may not be good, but I'm slow.
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by atlasheating » Wed Apr 22, 2020 1:34 pm

When the weather is nice, I try to get out on the Moto Guzzi or the Ural. I have used the Ural to go out on "service calls" for my business.
A few more people are calling for business, it was dead for over a month. Starting to pick up.

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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by Peter Pan » Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:08 pm

Whenever I saw the fumigation of streets I said: what a waste of money and material.
Today in the morning my supplier for compost enhancer bacterias EM sent me articles about what the corean Army is fumigating with...
Big surprise: My little farm helper bacterias.

THAT DOES MAKE SENSE.

Get rid of pathogens and implant a healthy bacteria population that just as side effect destroys virus due to its acid PH.

By the way I started last week Monday to dose them into our neighbourhood ditch...
Within a week daily treatment smell reduced significantly.
Now I will start an action:

"Adopt your neighbourhood!"
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Final drives: 1. at 5000km, 2. at 34.000km(+friction plates) 3. at 42.386km
transmission: 1. 40.000km. 2. installed
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by RiverRat » Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:40 pm

Luckily I am still able to go to work. Unfortunately it is at a hospital which is where you don't want to be during a pandemic. My wife is going crazy being quarantined so she thinks it is a great idea that "we" do yard work and house projects so work is kind of a blessing. I think the time would be better spent working on one of the bikes or sports cars. Or maybe out on the boat.
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Re: What's everyone doing to pass the time in isolation?

Post by cateyetech » Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:46 pm

It been 6 week for Ms cet & I
We have been for 3 rides in the mountains and the pups & I have gone on a few potty rides, other than that we have been at the house.
We have done yard work on nice days and inside projects on crappy days.
I have touched everything in this house in the last few weeks :shock:
Today I started on a Harley t shirt quilt
I have been wanting to do this for a few years, priced it on line to have it done &
it was not in my price range.
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Wish me luck, lm gonna need it :lol:

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