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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:55 am

Maybe I ought to double the dollar amount on it? Perks that are unclaimed can be changed.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Meat Hunter » Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:23 am

Elliot,

Two slots (upper and lower berth) at $500 ea. The shower alone is worth this. Not to mention the priceless improving conversation and the nightly floor show :D :D

How would the guests manage "cooking their SPAM" and storage of cold drinks and food?

+++ Speaking of SPAM, I found 8 different types of SPAM on Amazon that I had never heard of - one of which was bacon SPAM.

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:31 am

I might do 500 each, if I can word it logically.
Millicent has a microwave and a refrigerator.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby asr9754 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:01 am

I have a box of old bike parts for bikes that I no longer even own. Are you interested in donations of parts/gear? If so, can I just bring it to your camp or is there some other system you'd prefer? Thanks this is such an awesome generous service!

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Postby Elliot » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:40 am

Yes, please bring to camp. And thank you for the donation on the Indiegogo campaign!
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Jovankat » Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:47 pm

I'm so happy to see that 2 of the loaner bikes will be going to members of my camp :mrgreen:

I'm also somewhat confused that someone on my Facebook list who isn't connected to Elliot donated just before I had posted about it on Facebook. Weird. But good!

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Wed Jul 01, 2015 11:25 am

:D
Time for an update!
(We have been using the FUNDRAISER thread in recent days, but we cannot "loiter" on that.)

We are past $4,000 on the Indiegogo campaign! That means we are sure to have what-I-consider the minimum of parts and other supplies. And we will pay Indiegogo the minimum commission. With a couple thousand more, we can put on a class act.

And with the "dire need" behind us, I took down the Lodging In Millicent perk. After all, rooming with strangers is kind'a high risk.

I'm running out of Loaner bicycles, so other ideas for Perks are welcome. I'm thinking of offering the manly tutu that CherryBlossom73 made for me -- if she concurs.

Timing is a concern. The Indiegogo funds will not be released until beginning of August, leaving only three weeks to arrange and complete purchases. Some sort of bridge loan might be prudent, to forestall the disaster that could occur if vital supplies are delayed. This is almost like running a business!
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:12 pm

:D
Directory of ePlayans

This idea was discussed before somewhere around ePlaya, and now Ratty tells me she has readied two books for the purpose.

The purpose being... to have a couple directories of where ePlaya members are camped. EPlayans stop by and write their address in the book, so other ePlayans can find them.

So, one of these directories will be at Elliot's Bicycle Service, which should be easy to find in the 4:30 Plaza. I will venture a wild guess that the other book may wind up on the other side of the city.

Obviously, the sooner you make your entry, the better. The book will be available from the middle of setup week. Look for a sign announcing "ePlaya Member Directory" or words to that effect.
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Body Painting -- for CTR and otherwise

Postby Elliot » Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:12 pm

:D
Looks like we will have a shaded space suitable for body painting, with "spill proof" floor and a big mirror.

(If all goes well, this will be one of several side shows we will have in addition to our bicycle services. Others include a Foot Wash service, a Tarot Card reader, and a Letter To Self writing desk/mailing service.)

How much interest is there? Artists? Victi models?

I figure Friday will be the big day for this, in preparation for the Critical Tits Ride. (I'm looking for confirmation on the time of CTR. 4 p.m.?)

Proper theatrical body paints are not cheap, but I think we can manage to provide some.

Thoughts, information, ideas, questions?
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Wed Jul 08, 2015 9:41 am

:D
Our placement in the 4:30 Plaza is now "official".

And Sunbeam reports that her Fish Out Of Water camp, which was with us last year and served all those Bacon Tamales, has been placed at 5:00 and F.
Congrats, Sunbeam, on your very own Placed Theme Camp!

In other news.... There are now only three Loaner Bicycles left as Perks in our Indiegogo campaign. And there will be no more. Link to the campaign in my sig below.

:D
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby arcteryx » Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:36 am

That's great news, CONGRATS!!

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:05 pm

:D
The MANLY TUTU is now on Indiegogo! Here is one photo of it -- but there are two photos of it on Indiegogo, to better show the manly forest camouflage colors.
I have it at $99, but... maybe that is faaaar too cheap? :mrgreen:
Of course, it is perfectly possible to donate more.

Thanks a million to CherryBlossom for creating it, and for agreeing that it ought to be passed along to a new victi proud owner.

Link to the campaign in my sig below.

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby unjonharley » Wed Jul 08, 2015 6:59 pm

Real men wear pink tutu's
I'm the contraptioneer your mother warned you about.

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:25 pm

I am too insecure in my masculinity to wear pink. :lol:
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby southern crone » Tue Jul 14, 2015 2:07 am

Over $5,000!!! Way to go Elliot. Keep them wheelies rollin' , fix em up, move em out, Bare hide? :P

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Wed Jul 15, 2015 11:04 pm

:D
Tomorrow morning I leave on a trip to Oregon, to participate in the Kinetic Sculpture Race in Corvallis. So I will be incommunicado until Tuesday or so.

There are six days left on the Indiegogo campaign, so it will end before I get back. Take a look at it (link below) and send your friends to check it out also!

This afternoon I swam for an hour-and-a-half in the gorgeous 60 foot pool at Harbin Hot Springs -- which is only 19 miles from my front door. Swim suits are not required in Harbin pools, and are in fact pretty much universally shunned. Being rid of clammy movement-restricting garments is such a relief!

And except for the absence of water, going nude in BRC is equally wonderfully comfortable, since the climate is perfect for it (in the shade). We really ought to turn up the wick on the Naked part of Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service. It is a shame that 69,998 Burners are missing out!
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Molotov » Thu Jul 16, 2015 1:50 pm

Elliot wrote:We really ought to turn up the wick on the Naked part of Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service.


If your gonna be naked, it's up to you to turn up your own wick. :twisted:

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby mooserider » Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:25 pm

Elliot wrote:And except for the absence of water, going nude in BRC is equally wonderfully comfortable, since the climate is perfect for it (in the shade). We really ought to turn up the wick on the Naked part of Elliot's Naked Bicycle Service. It is a shame that 69,998 Burners are missing out!


Maybe for you, but I don't even want to imagine being sunburned down where the sun doesn't usually shine. Ouch! It's tough, being of Irish ancestry. Am I going to have to set up a kiddy pool filled with sunscreen at my camp?

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Postby Elliot » Wed Jul 22, 2015 8:05 am

Ah yes, of course.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:55 pm

:D
Not much preparation for the Burn this weekend, since two events draw me to the San Francisco Bay Area, both on Saturday:

PedalFest at Jack London Square in Oakland -- 11:00 to 7:00. All sorts of bicycle exhibits and activities.
Two of us are planning to demonstrate amphibious pedal-vehicles (Kinetic Racing Sculptures) by careening down a makeshift ramp into the Bay, right by the statue of Jack London.
http://pedalfestjacklondon.com/

World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco. Starts at 11:00 near the Ferry Building.
https://www.facebook.com/wnbrsf

Back late Sunday, I expect.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby silas thatcher » Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:29 pm

i am going to throw this out here because it may help someone else that is not confident enough to let others know... i had to have surgery on my testicles a month ago and i am thinking that by the time the burn happens i may not be back to 100% ... meaning that any bike i get will probably not have an accommodating seat for someone in my situation...

so as of now, laugh, tease, have your fun, i have broad shoulders.... my question is - - - are there any seats out there that i can get that won't leave me wanting to walk my bike back after only a hundred feet ????

for those of you keeping score at home, extra bonus points will be awarded to answer that gets the most laughs :)

but i am being serious... the thought of riding a bike right now isn't on any of my lists...

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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby GreyCoyote » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:03 pm

Silas: I was in Academy yesterday and saw a seat you might investigate. It was padded and lacked the "horn" up the middle. Basically just a springy perch that would engage on the fleshy parts of your tush. It would put no pressure on your recovering manly bits at all.

Elliot may know the proper name of this creature, but I will call it the "tushie-tater".

It was $35 and very well padded.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby maryanimal » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:19 pm

GreyCoyote wrote:Silas: I was in Academy yesterday and saw a seat you might investigate. It was padded and lacked the "horn" up the middle. Basically just a springy perch that would engage on the fleshy parts of your tush. It would put no pressure on your recovering manly bits at all.

Elliot may know the proper name of this creature, but I will call it the "tushie-tater".

It was $35 and very well padded.


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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:25 pm

:D
This might be what you are talking about.

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In this crude snapshot, up in the picture is rearward on the saddle.
They have it at Walmart, but I will be happy to gift you this one. In fact, I have two of them.

I tested one (pardon the teste... pun), and found it wanting. Turns out, the horn of a bicycle saddle serves an important function -- it orients the rider in line with the bicycle. But it might be just what you need. Better yet, you might want to use a trike. Then this horn-less saddle should give no directional trouble.

If you had a vasectomy... good on you -- I had mine 35 years ago; best 150 bucks I ever spent. If surgery was forced on you by medical necessity... that's tough, but you have "a few hundred" ePlaya'n rooting for you!
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:49 pm

:D
Three weeks ago I put The Manly Tutu on the Indiegogo campaign. But nobody claimed it!

However, I remain determined that it ought to be passed along every couple years, so as to maintain the novelty value that is a large part of wearing a tutu outside of a ballet performance -- and for a man to wear one at all.

So I am hereby offering it -- "Free to good home." The new custodian/caretaker/curator of this glorious garment commits to wearing it in BRC all Tutu Tuesday = Tuesday September 1, 2015, and to pass it along in the same spirit, sooner or later.

It will go to the first who speaks up for it -- but you wouldn't want to pass up the opportunity to say something clever, now would you?
Pick it up at Elliot's Bicycle Service between August 25 and 31.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:10 pm

Some idjut on FB is trying (through science) to convince me that bike tires can't blow out on the way to the playa.

My experience don't count!!! :roll:
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Ratty » Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:13 pm

Yes they do. Ask mojojita (sp). Last year I gifted her a tire.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:26 pm

I put 2 new tires and tubes on her/my trike and aired them to spec.

When I got to the playa, one had blown out the tube and tire beyond repair, and the other tube blew out and unseated the tire.

I was lucky Elliot had replacements since they were 24" tires. 8)
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby Elliot » Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:39 pm

:D
And.... The manly tutu will this year be worn by Andy -- friend of Patsh.
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Re: Elliot's Bicycle Service & Piano Bar

Postby gaminwench » Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:13 pm

Elliot, darling, when do you arrive on the playa? I've a box of piano music to deliver, the earlier the better!
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