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Title: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: PabstBlueRibbon on May 27, 2020, 06:13:13 PM
Where has everyone made it too in life?

Alex, Did you ever get LA?

Paranoid, Hows the kiddo and wife?
 
Blue, Have you grown up?

sokoloka, you till in the RX game?

Dick, hows the VW and FLA?


I went to UTI in 2011 and moved to Dallas in 2012. Been working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic ever since. Met a nice lady and got hitched in 2015. Bought a Harley in 2014. We bought a 6 acre ranch 2 years ago and have been keeping our 3 horses on it.

How is everybody doing?

Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: JohnW on May 27, 2020, 07:03:16 PM
Had an ex who left like 5 years ago unblock me and want to catch up recently which made me realize I've done nothing with my life since then besides acquire more cars and not finish the project I just barely got running when she left lmao.

Same job and apartment for over 5 years now, really sick of a lot of the bullshit around the job even though I get to make some cool shit. 6 cars - two of which are on the road fully legally and reliably despite being from the 90s in the rust belt, 4 project cars - two of which run and drive yet need more work and two of which don't even have motors. 3 of these cars I plan to keep for the rest of my life.

No credit, no future, no savings, fucked up back but I have 3 BMX bikes and still ride whenever I can. Broke as shit but I've been living 100% on my own after my roommate moved out last fall and all my bills are paid so I can't complain too much. 30 is approaching too quick
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: sokoloka on June 05, 2020, 06:13:36 PM
sokoloka, you till in the RX game?

Still in the spine implant game, 12 years strong and counting.  Started my own company at the end of 2016 and went full time working for myself in early 2017.  Recently turned 33, still in sunny San Diego, always trying to figure out what moves to make next.  Getting somewhat burnt out on the grind but figure I need to keep making hay while the sun is shining.  Overall life is good!

Jealous of the patch of dirt you got yourself!  Have to pay through the nose for a postage stamp out here.  Missing the vibe this place had!  Still check in monthly when I remember.  Wish we could get BG to pop off again.

Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: sokoloka on June 05, 2020, 06:14:30 PM
No credit, no future, no savings, fucked up back but I have 3 BMX bikes and still ride whenever I can. Broke as shit but I've been living 100% on my own after my roommate moved out last fall and all my bills are paid so I can't complain too much. 30 is approaching too quick

When's the best time to plant a tree?  20 years ago.  When's the second best time?  Today. 
You got this shit homie.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: paranoidmexican on June 16, 2020, 08:04:01 AM
Where has everyone made it too in life?

Alex, Did you ever get LA?

Paranoid, Hows the kiddo and wife?
 
Blue, Have you grown up?

sokoloka, you till in the RX game?

Dick, hows the VW and FLA?


I went to UTI in 2011 and moved to Dallas in 2012. Been working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic ever since. Met a nice lady and got hitched in 2015. Bought a Harley in 2014. We bought a 6 acre ranch 2 years ago and have been keeping our 3 horses on it.

How is everybody doing?

Wife is good, she is a bus driver for a local school district. My older daughter will be 4 in October, and my younger daughter will be two. Both are sassy little things with big attitudes. I work as a cement lab tech in the day, and doing valet trash at night so I'm working pretty much all the time. trying to ride most Saturdays. How are you?
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: JohnW on June 17, 2020, 09:20:11 PM
No credit, no future, no savings, fucked up back but I have 3 BMX bikes and still ride whenever I can. Broke as shit but I've been living 100% on my own after my roommate moved out last fall and all my bills are paid so I can't complain too much. 30 is approaching too quick

When's the best time to plant a tree?  20 years ago.  When's the second best time?  Today. 
You got this shit homie.
Kinda hard to plant a tree when the soil is shit and there's no rain. Maybe I should try a cactus instead...
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: bluebmx on June 17, 2020, 11:41:35 PM
Where has everyone made it too in life?

Blue, Have you grown up

How is everybody doing?

I think there were other Blues in the mix on here, but incase this was about me... I'm a wedding videographer these days, and whatever other photo/video stuff I can scare up in between. I haven't been able tor ide for a few years due to plenty of problems with my body and a few with my mind. Not sure what about me was less grown up than the rest of us were 15 years ago but I'm a few concussions deeper so I may just not remember... that is, if I'm even the Blue you were asking about.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Cole on June 18, 2020, 05:53:51 AM
I think there were other Blues in the mix on here, but incase this was about me... I'm a wedding videographer these days, and whatever other photo/video stuff I can scare up in between. I haven't been able tor ide for a few years due to plenty of problems with my body and a few with my mind. Not sure what about me was less grown up than the rest of us were 15 years ago but I'm a few concussions deeper so I may just not remember... that is, if I'm even the Blue you were asking about.

Pretty obvious it was bluemeate he was referring to
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: joelite44 on June 20, 2020, 08:11:11 AM
I too am interested in bluemeate  status. Also I follow rusty on instagram he goes by pedalgrinds.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: master on June 21, 2020, 01:37:39 AM
I always have the thought that a small MFBS group should continue on somewhere other than this site, as it's bound to go dark one of these days, but never get motivated enough to make it happen. I do keep up with the guys who are on Instagram though (add me if you're on there and I don't know it, pnwpedal).

I'm still doing the work thing, landed a new PM job this year and looking forward to some stability. Wife is also working and we have our hands full with our almost 5yo crazy little girl. Same suburban house that's due for some work this year ($$$), a couple different cars, and still have the bikes. I'm riding MTB mostly these days but will take the 20" out for a spin when the weather is good.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: paranoidmexican on June 22, 2020, 04:09:34 PM
I always have the thought that a small MFBS group should continue on somewhere other than this site, as it's bound to go dark one of these days, but never get motivated enough to make it happen. I do keep up with the guys who are on Instagram though (add me if you're on there and I don't know it, pnwpedal).

I'm still doing the work thing, landed a new PM job this year and looking forward to some stability. Wife is also working and we have our hands full with our almost 5yo crazy little girl. Same suburban house that's due for some work this year ($$$), a couple different cars, and still have the bikes. I'm riding MTB mostly these days but will take the 20" out for a spin when the weather is good.

maybe we could start a facebook group?
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: master on June 22, 2020, 04:39:38 PM
I always have the thought that a small MFBS group should continue on somewhere other than this site, as it's bound to go dark one of these days, but never get motivated enough to make it happen. I do keep up with the guys who are on Instagram though (add me if you're on there and I don't know it, pnwpedal).

I'm still doing the work thing, landed a new PM job this year and looking forward to some stability. Wife is also working and we have our hands full with our almost 5yo crazy little girl. Same suburban house that's due for some work this year ($$$), a couple different cars, and still have the bikes. I'm riding MTB mostly these days but will take the 20" out for a spin when the weather is good.

maybe we could start a facebook group?

As much as I loathe facebook, that would probably be the easiest option. Or maybe a private subreddit?
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Prodigal Son on June 22, 2020, 10:03:09 PM
Holy shit do the adventures of Carlos look sketchy. Heís like a train hobo but has his ol ranger instead of riding the rails.

Iím @midichlorianeater on ig if you want to bear witness to my own adventures.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: paranoidmexican on June 23, 2020, 08:50:47 AM
Holy shit do the adventures of Carlos look sketchy. Heís like a train hobo but has his ol ranger instead of riding the rails.

Iím @midichlorianeater on ig if you want to bear witness to my own adventures.

he came to my house once. he's ok, but kept wanting to dig thru my spare parts.

@aort151618 is my ig if anyone is inclined
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: paranoidmexican on June 23, 2020, 09:02:55 AM
also i made a FB group in case this site goes dark one day

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2626492957668461
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: sokoloka on June 23, 2020, 12:33:37 PM
Looks like there's still a little spark of life left!
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: bluebmx on July 09, 2020, 10:28:14 PM
I think there were other Blues in the mix on here, but incase this was about me... I'm a wedding videographer these days, and whatever other photo/video stuff I can scare up in between. I haven't been able tor ide for a few years due to plenty of problems with my body and a few with my mind. Not sure what about me was less grown up than the rest of us were 15 years ago but I'm a few concussions deeper so I may just not remember... that is, if I'm even the Blue you were asking about.

Pretty obvious it was bluemeate he was referring to

well, clearly not to me.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: cheater on July 20, 2020, 01:54:48 PM
Hello Hello.  Wow I haven't checked this forum in 10 years.  Glad to see it still around
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: BilboBaggins on September 17, 2020, 03:06:40 PM
Well boys i finally bought a house back in June. Married with 3 children, a mortgage and an suv. Take me back to 2010 being shit on by Kinchy and sasha.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: paranoidmexican on September 23, 2020, 04:17:39 PM
Well boys i finally bought a house back in June. Married with 3 children, a mortgage and an suv. Take me back to 2010 being shit on by Kinchy and sasha.

I'm hoping to buy a house next year. congrats!
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: BilboBaggins on October 03, 2020, 08:15:33 PM
Well boys i finally bought a house back in June. Married with 3 children, a mortgage and an suv. Take me back to 2010 being shit on by Kinchy and sasha.

I'm hoping to buy a house next year. congrats!
Thank you 😊
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Arttu on October 09, 2020, 05:33:14 PM
Married, a daughter, working as a architect. Still own a bmx but haven't ridden in over a year.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: JohnW on October 11, 2020, 09:05:02 AM
Finally made them give me the raise I deserved at work, otherwise I was going to be looking for a different job. Which I really didn't want to have to resort to as I have full access to a woodshop and the CNC router, and get to make a lot of cool shit. Now I'll actually be able to stop living paycheck to paycheck and start putting money in the bank.

Now to figure out how the hell I'm going to build credit cause I need a cabin in the woods with a big garage. Sick of living in the city.

Still single with no kids - it's weird watching all of my friends getting married, having kids, and buying houses. Definitely not planning on having any kids myself but now I'm at the age where the only dating options seem to be single mothers lmao
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: hugh. on October 11, 2020, 10:01:34 AM
also i made a FB group in case this site goes dark one day

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2626492957668461

Just joined.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Dick on October 11, 2020, 06:00:49 PM
Weird to see my name mentioned in the original post. I still have crappy vw's but now I live in upstate NY. I actually rode my bike today too!
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Prodigal Son on October 11, 2020, 11:25:24 PM
Iíve been trying to buy a house for the last two months. Iíve been putting in offers sometimes 30k over asking and nothing. Since the work from home pandemic is here to stay, San Francisco Bay Area transplants are coming and paying cash. Homes are on the market usually a week at most. Feels insane.

Wish I felt more comfortable going to the skatepark. Very conscious about social distancing.

I got a cool ass chameleon this year!

(https://i.imgur.com/dVbc6Ko.jpg)
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Narcoleptic Insomniac on October 18, 2020, 08:47:39 AM
I'm getting married on Halloween. Might take the bmx out for a spin today.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Scunny on October 22, 2020, 09:30:42 AM
Social worker, married, 4 year old twins, 2 dogs, mortgage. Still ride but mostly mtb/road.

I have bought another BMX though and went to the local indoor park for the first time in 10 years last night (explains me remebering about this place).
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Boomhauer on October 26, 2020, 12:40:12 AM
Currently laid off because I messed up my shoulder doing drywall and have been working on sorting out my dental issues and general health as well as working on my truck and getting more bikes (I have 3 completes)..

Not too bad since most of my stuff burned up in the "Camp Fire" in Paradise, Ca a year or so ago.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Prodigal Son on October 27, 2020, 01:50:59 PM
Whatís up with pools there?
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: EI on November 19, 2020, 06:39:05 PM
I’ve been trying to buy a house for the last two months. I’ve been putting in offers sometimes 30k over asking and nothing. Since the work from home pandemic is here to stay, San Francisco Bay Area transplants are coming and paying cash. Homes are on the market usually a week at most. Feels insane.

Wish I felt more comfortable going to the skatepark. Very conscious about social distancing.

I got a cool ass chameleon this year!



are you in the Sac area?
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: Prodigal Son on November 22, 2020, 12:25:55 AM

are you in the Sac area?

Yup, live 4 miles away from my office at Sac State.
Title: Re: Where is everyone at in life?
Post by: EI on November 23, 2020, 11:08:43 AM

are you in the Sac area?

Yup, live 4 miles away from my office at Sac State.

I moved out here for work a few months ago from the south bay.  I had to go 23K over asking to purchase a house and that was the third house I put on offer on. I don't really have that "bay area money" everyone else does. The market is stupid out here right now.  Good time to sell I guess