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Thanks Barry, have a spot of tea on me!
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Hang in there, Paul. I'm recovering from the WuFlu slowly, while you're recovering from being sliced up.We'll get there; it just is going to take a while.
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Well, had my Orthopedic follow up yesterday, am doing good for an old cripple. Suture line still not exposed yet, the steri-strips will “fall off” on their own. Showers only, no submerged tubs!
Today was feeling better so have tossed away the walker and I went out and cut my front yard! Superman ain’t got nothing on me!!! Of course it started to rain as I finished which meant I didn’t bother with the backyard. Did come in took some meds put an ice pack on the knee, laid down and elevated it with several pillows. Damn, I should have brought the bike home........
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Glad you made it out of surgery and are doing well. Heal up fast.
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Take care of yourself old man. You’ll heal up and be back at it before you know it.
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of course you went titanium. only the best for paul.

glad that you're on the mend. heal up. enjoy sitting around while you can.
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So you're sporting a cape and underwear on the outside now
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So, how heavy is titanium compared to any other possible materials? Are you going to have to strip a few more parts off the bike to get that bike back to hill climbing weight?

Oh, and glad to hear that you are up and moving. That's always a good sign compared to down and not moving.

That trend of wearing underwear on the outside just looks stupid, so I hope Mr. Diver is mistaken.

Ok, that's my 2 cents worth. (Isn't it amazing how the price for idiotic statements hasn't gone up in all these years)?
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So you're sporting a cape and underwear on the outside now
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hasn't he always done that around you ?
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Underwear, what’s that?
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