LEJOG tattoo?

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robing
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LEJOG tattoo?

Postby robing » 20 Nov 2018, 4:50pm

Anyone got a tattoo to mark their LEJOG (or any other cycling endeavour)?

I'm going to get one done - thinking of making the O of LEJOG and the O from 2018 as bike wheels.

Looking for inspiration, any ideas gratefully received!
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Nov 2018, 4:57pm

On which part of the body? Would it be your first tattoo? What if you do JoGLE later?

I have no tattoos. Yet
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby robing » 20 Nov 2018, 5:01pm

brynpoeth wrote:On which part of the body? Would it be your first tattoo? What if you do JoGLE later?

I have no tattoos. Yet


Legs ;)

No, I have 3 already - and getting another one tomorrow. But these are fairly well hidden - upper arms and back.

I want to eventually get tattoos of all my cycle tours and also marathons (2 to date). I've already done two LEJOGS so if I do JOGLE I'll just have to find space for it somewhere :D

I might run out of space on my legs so will probably use arms :)

Work wise I probably don't have to worry too much now about them being visible.

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Nov 2018, 5:06pm

Is it expensive? Is it painful? What if you want tattoos removed later, what if you give up cycling? :?

Tattoos are quite normal now but I prefer tattoos of military music :wink:
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby Syd » 20 Nov 2018, 6:01pm

How about this blokes?

https://goo.gl/images/VqVXQX

The Shut Up Legs bit is optional :lol:

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby robing » 21 Nov 2018, 7:29pm

brynpoeth wrote:Is it expensive? Is it painful? What if you want tattoos removed later, what if you give up cycling? :?

Tattoos are quite normal now but I prefer tattoos of military music :wink:

Can be expensive. Today's was £60 not too bad, but more painful than I remember! The worst thing was having to sit through BBC 3 so called comedy that they had on all the TV's. Torture!

I've got a couple of karate tattoos and I gave that up. Nice reminders :wink:

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby brynpoeth » 21 Nov 2018, 8:27pm

Used to collect YHA stamps, they were little pieces of art like postage stamps, at they still issued? I could almost imagine having a tattoo of the stamp from Bryn Poeth Uchaf
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby robing » 21 Nov 2018, 9:42pm

brynpoeth wrote:Used to collect YHA stamps, they were little pieces of art like postage stamps, at they still issued? I could almost imagine having a tattoo of the stamp from Bryn Poeth Uchaf

Do it!
I had to put my blood soaked T shirt in the wash when I got home! Am I selling it to you? :wink:

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby pete75 » 22 Nov 2018, 12:26pm

I suppose you could route through Edinburgh. They have a famous tattoo there every August.

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby davieb » 28 Nov 2018, 3:46pm

I got one just before my lejog. Sun moon and stars on my calf. I did it so that I would be reminded of why I was doing the thing - raising dosh for the charity that fights for people with the genetic disorder that my grandson has (Smith Magennis syndrome) It's the components of their logo and also represents what I think of the components of my family. Neat. It's the one and only one I'll ever have.

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby Mick F » 30 Nov 2018, 1:14pm

27 years service in the RN and not one single tattoo.
I cannot understand why anyone would want one.

They are there for life, and after a dozen or so years they go grey/blue, no matter what the original colours may have been.
Why would anyone want one?

You name the subject, and I've seen a tattoo of it. You name the part of a body, and I've seen one or more of them there.
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby Bonefishblues » 30 Nov 2018, 1:21pm

How about a trace of the route you followed on the back of your leg - it'd look just like a cyclists' varicose vein.

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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby Mick F » 30 Nov 2018, 1:37pm

:lol: :lol:
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby brynpoeth » 30 Nov 2018, 2:18pm

Some people have 'ass-antler' tattoos that they can only see using a mirror, what is the point of that?
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Re: LEJOG tattoo?

Postby robing » 30 Nov 2018, 3:59pm

Care homes of the future will look very odd with all these heavily tattooed geriatric people wandering around :D
Probably the most useful thing you could have tattooed would be your name and date of birth :lol: