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11-20-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By TakingMyTime

I prefer my "groupset" to be complete. Nothing...

I prefer my "groupset" to be complete. Nothing worse that seeing a Ultegra level bike being advertised at a certain price and then when you look closely there is an alternate crankset.
11-20-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By TakingMyTime

Supposed to start up hear (Long Beach) around...

Supposed to start up hear (Long Beach) around 8-10am. I hope if passes quickly. Today was supposed to be a "ride" day but I'm not riding in the rain.
11-18-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By TakingMyTime

Is the orientation of the cable clamping bolt the...

Is the orientation of the cable clamping bolt the same as the on on the back? It sound like you might have the cable passing through the inside of the caliper as opposed to the outside.
11-18-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,842
Posted By TakingMyTime

Although not exactly on the SGRT, North of the...

Although not exactly on the SGRT, North of the steel bridge on the Coyote Creek portion of the trail, under the 605 overpass there seems to be a small group that's been growing. I'm not sure if it's...
11-18-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,842
Posted By TakingMyTime

The hole has been filled in. They did a good job...

The hole has been filled in. They did a good job but not a great one.
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 535
Posted By TakingMyTime

+1 Arguing a political point online is...

+1
Arguing a political point online is ridiculous. If I meet someone and they want to discuss a particular view and I disagree with them I always try to sound as if I belong to the same Party as...
11-17-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By TakingMyTime

It happens. Just make sure to replenish...

It happens. Just make sure to replenish everything once you get home.

My most serious bonk took me almost 1 hour to do the last 5 miles of the ride. It was awful. Nothing I could do (before cell...
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 586
Posted By TakingMyTime

I wanna party with you!

I wanna party with you!
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 535
Posted By TakingMyTime

The problem as I see it is that nowadays the way...

The problem as I see it is that nowadays the way we're bombarded with every little event that happens anywhere in the world, many of us feel that we need to have an opinion about it immediately. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 663,958
Posted By TakingMyTime

'Tis the season for random and surprisingly great...

'Tis the season for random and surprisingly great deals. Time to keep your eyes open.
11-17-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By TakingMyTime

I know that CSULB has a big recycling program (or...

I know that CSULB has a big recycling program (or at least they used to). You may want to check with a local Community College or University that is near you.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By TakingMyTime

First of all, if what you say about your bike is...

First of all, if what you say about your bike is true I would stick with it. It sounds like you have a bike that you really like. Second, from my personal experience, smaller upgrades seem to be...
11-16-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By TakingMyTime

A great addition to any bike whether you're...

A great addition to any bike whether you're riding day or night.
Forum: Foo
11-16-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,780
Posted By TakingMyTime

Although I'm sticking by my original post ...

Although I'm sticking by my original post "Should have kept my mouth shut"

I also like...
I guess I should have ducked
11-16-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 489
Posted By TakingMyTime

This is part of the problem. People tend to think...

This is part of the problem. People tend to think of shipping in terms of how much the carrier is charging. I have managed several fulfillment operations and there is more than that. It's not as...
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8,305
Views: 796,988
Posted By TakingMyTime

The cigarette in his mouth makes him look cool.

The cigarette in his mouth makes him look cool.
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By TakingMyTime

The SSA is part of the Shadow Government / Deep...

The SSA is part of the Shadow Government / Deep State, you don't want to mess with them.
11-11-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By TakingMyTime

Would an ultrasonic cleaner help accelerate the...

Would an ultrasonic cleaner help accelerate the process of Evapo-Rust?
11-11-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By TakingMyTime

All 3 bikes fall into the same basic category. ...

All 3 bikes fall into the same basic category. You're not going to find one that is so much better than the others that it would necessitate a "must buy". Go test ride all 3 bikes and get the one...
11-11-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 975
Posted By TakingMyTime

I use my 520 on every ride (3 times a week). In...

I use my 520 on every ride (3 times a week). In the 2 years that I've been using it I think it has frozen twice and I've lost maybe a ride or two, but that's about it. All in all I would say it's...
11-11-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By TakingMyTime

It is a bike that was sold at Costco. Chances...

It is a bike that was sold at Costco. Chances are good that it was originally an impulse buy and then they realized they really don't want to ride. It appears to be for less than 1/2 of the...
11-11-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By TakingMyTime

Out of the 4 the Merida is the only one with a...

Out of the 4 the Merida is the only one with a front shock. Is that something you think you need?
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,487
Posted By TakingMyTime

I particularly hate it when the wife and I are...

I particularly hate it when the wife and I are out doing something and she's carrying it in her hand as if someone calls she wouldn't be able to answer it fast enough if it was in her purse. I also...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 882
Posted By TakingMyTime

I believe convenience and accessibility is 90% of...

I believe convenience and accessibility is 90% of the equation. My gym if about 4 miles away. It makes for a nice short warm-up ride on my beater bike and serves as a nice cool-down ride back...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 850
Posted By TakingMyTime

First of all no, I do not believe. To add to...

First of all no, I do not believe.

To add to the logic of the quote above... one would also think that sooner or later someone's house or cabin would be broken into for food and evidence would be...
11-09-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 19,992
Posted By TakingMyTime

This morning I rode with Jon T from the forum. ...

This morning I rode with Jon T from the forum. He belongs to a group that leaves from Ball Road / Norwalk Blvd and the "C" group heads down the SGRT to Seal Beach and then works its way around to...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 868
Posted By TakingMyTime

Several years ago my father, who we tried to...

Several years ago my father, who we tried to teach about computer best practices, was on his computer surfing the Net and he got a pop-up saying something was wrong with his computer and gave a...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,780
Posted By TakingMyTime

6 words on your tombstone

I remember someone on the radio having a contest where you would sum up your life in 6 words and those 6 words would be all that there was to describe how you lived your life.

My mother always...
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 909
Posted By TakingMyTime

I enjoy the feeling of knowing exactly how the...

I enjoy the feeling of knowing exactly how the car was maintained from day 1. I also drive my cars into the ground. I don't think I've ever had a car with less than 120k on the odometer and I've...
11-06-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 19,992
Posted By TakingMyTime

Just a short run down to Bolsa Chica and then the...

Just a short run down to Bolsa Chica and then the next day only to Seal Beach. I'm leaving earlier in the morning while it's still kind of cold and I'm testing out different layering options. I...
11-05-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By TakingMyTime

You will find Garmin haters for virtually every...

You will find Garmin haters for virtually every product they make. With Garmin you are sort of a Beta tester in the beginning. It usually takes them a couple of firmware and software fixes before...
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 868
Posted By TakingMyTime

Up until we got rid of our land line I was...

Up until we got rid of our land line I was probably getting 3 calls a week from "Windows" service center. Those calls from the "IRS" are so fake that I'm surprised people take them seriously.
11-04-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By TakingMyTime

You might get more eyeballs on your question if...

You might get more eyeballs on your question if you were to ask it in the triathlon or road cycling sub forums.
11-03-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 131,416
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've met up with Jon on a local ride and saw this...

I've met up with Jon on a local ride and saw this bike in person. It is in incredible shape for its age. A really beautiful bike.
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 909
Posted By TakingMyTime

For all the due diligence I do on almost...

For all the due diligence I do on almost everything I either buy or invest in... I'm still that sucker that wants a new car.
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,487
Posted By TakingMyTime

On my very rare trips into a Walmart it seems as...

On my very rare trips into a Walmart it seems as if 1 out of 10 employees actually enjoys their work and takes pride in there job. The remainder... lose 'em all.
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,487
Posted By TakingMyTime

We have somewhat of the same problem at the local...

We have somewhat of the same problem at the local Rite Aid. But in our case they don't seem to let them stay employed very long. They have a huge turnover.

There's nothing worse than a couple...
11-03-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By TakingMyTime

Awesome! Whatever keeps you in the saddle is a...

Awesome! Whatever keeps you in the saddle is a good thing. I've considered giving MTB'ing a try but it's just to much of a drive to get there and back from where I live.
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,487
Posted By TakingMyTime

"I don't understand why" When you're at the...

"I don't understand why"

When you're at the checkout and the cashier realizes that there is no price marked on your item and they have to send the bag person to go check. I mean, you have the...
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 882
Posted By TakingMyTime

I like the Wand in the center foreground. I have...

I like the Wand in the center foreground. I have a homemade one also. Those things will build up your forearms faster than anything.
11-02-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52,909
Views: 7,225,340
Posted By TakingMyTime

Pinaello: the ad is only 1 hour old. ...

Pinaello: the ad is only 1 hour old.

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/garden-grove-pinarello-bicycle/7012491379.html
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 663,958
Posted By TakingMyTime

Seems like an awful lot of money for a fan.

Seems like an awful lot of money for a fan.
11-02-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By TakingMyTime

I guess if you wanted to go crazy you could find...

I guess if you wanted to go crazy you could find a dive shop and have a custom pair made for you. A dive or surf shop usually has connections as to where you can get custom made stuff.
Forum: Foo
11-01-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 882
Posted By TakingMyTime

I get to the gym at least 3 times a week. There...

I get to the gym at least 3 times a week. There might be a time or two where I'll get lazy for a month, but I usually end up back in the gym. You are also correct about the showers. It's always an...
11-01-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not aware of any in my area. But then again,...

I'm not aware of any in my area. But then again, I haven't been looking for one either.
11-01-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,391
Posted By TakingMyTime

I got my 2002 Trek 5200 out of my neighbors...

I got my 2002 Trek 5200 out of my neighbors trash. 3000 miles later and it's still riding perfectly.
11-01-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

It's a game of numbers, the more time you're in...

It's a game of numbers, the more time you're in the saddle, the more crazy things you see. I bumped up my mileage a couple of months ago and the amount of times I was either cut-off or seriously...
Forum: Foo
11-01-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By TakingMyTime

+1

+1
Forum: Foo
11-01-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,487
Posted By TakingMyTime

Well, this thread went sideways pretty quick, lol.

Well, this thread went sideways pretty quick, lol.
11-01-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 993
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've had the same thing happen with Performance...

I've had the same thing happen with Performance Forte tires that were virtually brand new. There were the cheapest tires I could buy at the time and I guess they proved it.
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