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08-11-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

it's even better in spring when it's green. ...

it's even better in spring when it's green.

i'd also recommend nearby wynola rd and farmer rd up the hill closer to julian. if you park in that large gravel lot just north of the julian pie...
08-11-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

i tried it a few years ago coming from ramona,...

i tried it a few years ago coming from ramona, hoping to ride it all the way to mesa grande and make a loop ride out of it
by taking the 78 and old julian rd. back to the start. 35-40 miles or so....
08-11-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 45,148
Posted By ooga-booga

harmony grove is nice and a bit more intimate....

harmony grove is nice and a bit more intimate. the eastern end (near escondido) may still be closed. last time i was up there,
i seem to remember the closure sign running until september. there is a...
08-10-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 121,406
Posted By ooga-booga

local 23-spot.

local 23-spot.
08-10-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By ooga-booga

maan...the dauphiné roster is stacked. holy cow....

maan...the dauphiné roster is stacked. holy cow. this is gonna be a great race...all five stages chock full o' mountains.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 389,980
Posted By ooga-booga

ca hwy 18 ...

ca hwy 18

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08-09-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 121,406
Posted By ooga-booga

you started at 4am?!

you started at 4am?!
08-09-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By ooga-booga

sorry to hear that. hope you're recovering fully....

sorry to hear that. hope you're recovering fully. guess i'll hafta suck it up and ride a century or two in your stead.
08-09-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 121,406
Posted By ooga-booga

60-miler in the san diego area, all within 6...

60-miler in the san diego area, all within 6 miles or so of the coast (which was very temperate for early august today).
had to finish off that pesky strava climbing challenge for the month and...
08-09-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By ooga-booga

Curtis J smoked it with the top. congrats. we...

Curtis J smoked it with the top. congrats. we have the dauphiné in a few days so revise your rosters for arguably the best one-week (but only five days this year)
stage race on the yearly calendar....
08-09-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,332
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...stage 4 in the top was impressive. you...

yah...stage 4 in the top was impressive. you don't see many attacks from that far out stick.
08-09-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 369
Posted By ooga-booga

have an '85 treviso with shimano 105 brakes....

have an '85 treviso with shimano 105 brakes. biggest tires i can fit are a "28 up front and a "25 in back. heavy but sturdy.
08-09-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By ooga-booga

any luck yet? this week is relatively cool along...

any luck yet? this week is relatively cool along the coast.

from what i can tell from doing a 40-miler exclusively on fiesta island this week, were you to attempt an exclusive fiesta island...
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,410
Posted By ooga-booga

bummer you didn't like any of the others besides...

bummer you didn't like any of the others besides the replacements and seventies clash.
08-08-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 756
Posted By ooga-booga

team one4smoke pulls off the high score for msr...

team one4smoke pulls off the high score for
msr and had the winner-wva-aboard. well-played.

next race is midweek on the 12th-gran piedmont. next saturday is another biggie-il lombardia.
08-08-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By ooga-booga

team Trollstigen and Curtis J making the rest of...

team Trollstigen and Curtis J making the rest of us look bad with only one stage to go in the top.
08-08-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed.

agreed.
08-07-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By ooga-booga

ended up picking up a 1988 nishiki olympic...

ended up picking up a 1988 nishiki olympic (steel) frame, fork, vintage cinelli handlebars, campy seatpost (and some unused in the bulid campy hoods, campy index shifters and campy brake levers)...
Forum: Foo
08-07-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9,640
Views: 1,998,568
Posted By ooga-booga

sam cooke-night beat 1963 psychedelic...

sam cooke-night beat 1963


psychedelic furs-made of rain 2020


bobbie gentry & glen campbell-bobbie gentry & glen campbell 1968


milton wright-friends and buddies 1975
08-07-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 893
Posted By ooga-booga

equal parts that and jack.

equal parts that and jack.
08-07-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 893
Posted By ooga-booga

what could possibly go wrong? can't wait for...

what could possibly go wrong? can't wait for those bikers to disperse to the four winds and bless everyone they contact with that special brand of road cologne.
08-07-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 121,406
Posted By ooga-booga

a plodding, 45-miler around metro san diego. nice...

a plodding, 45-miler around metro san diego. nice day tho. a little breeze and mid-70's with no clouds/overcast.
may hafta take sat/sun off (ridden 33 days in a row) but at 322 miles for the first...
Forum: Foo
08-07-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,410
Posted By ooga-booga

they had quite a run from 1972-1975. country...

they had quite a run from 1972-1975. country life. siren. their self-titled first album. stranded. but especially for your pleasure. if you haven't spun them, you should.
...
Forum: Foo
08-07-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,410
Posted By ooga-booga

1. yes. imperial bedroom is no slouch either. ...

1. yes. imperial bedroom is no slouch either.
2. yes
3. unfortunately yes
4. yes
5. yes.
8. definitely yes
7. definitely yes
8. yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 389,980
Posted By ooga-booga

east grade rd. palomar mountain, ca ...

east grade rd. palomar mountain, ca

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08-07-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 756
Posted By ooga-booga

dynamite line-up of candidates for the potential...

dynamite line-up of candidates for the potential win. you could pick any of twenty or so and make a compelling case for any of them. going with kwiatkowski but hedging my bets a little with a few...
08-06-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

looks like the next 5 days or so along the 79...

looks like the next 5 days or so along the 79 corridor are doable if you can be bothered to wake up early. temps and winds are both lowish before noontime
from descanso to palomar mtn. if you decide...
08-06-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

yah, mesa grande is a chill road for sure. woulda...

yah, mesa grande is a chill road for sure. woulda done the harder, northern climb and back down today if i had more energy but i didn't and was happy with my ride as it was.

wind was perfect today...
08-06-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By ooga-booga

i don't think deegee specifically meant to force...

i don't think deegee specifically meant to force jakobsen's crash but he had to know it was a definite possibility by drifting that far over, pinching jakobsen and throwing a elbow for good measure....
08-06-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By ooga-booga

some wisdom from a former sprinter known to mix...

some wisdom from a former sprinter known to mix it up back in the day...

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/mcewen-uci-need-to-take-responsibility-after-jakobsens-horrific-pologne-crash/
08-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 45,148
Posted By ooga-booga

34-miler taking in the east grade road (sd county...

34-miler taking in the east grade road (sd county hwy s7) of palomar mountain from lake henshaw up to the s6 (south grade)/s7 junction by mothers and the post office.
mothers was closed (looked like...
08-06-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By ooga-booga

will hafta keep an eye out for vlasov for the...

will hafta keep an eye out for vlasov for the rest of this shortened riding season.
08-06-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By ooga-booga

i'd rather see him win it than the other guys i...

i'd rather see him win it than the other guys i mentioned...
08-06-20, 01:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

the main thing is to get your posterior out...

the main thing is to get your posterior out there. gotta pick your spots when driving to a riding start. may or may not work
but always have a backup plan/location in mind in your first choice is...
08-06-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

try one but i would currently aim for the...

try one but i would currently aim for the palomar/santa ysabel/mesa grande area vs julian/laguna/cuyamaca.

it was pretty hot up there. now it's cooler but windy (especially later in the day),...
08-06-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 798
Posted By ooga-booga

julian and mt. laguna areas are cooler but super...

julian and mt. laguna areas are cooler but super windy. gnarly crosswinds west > east. santa ysabel and palomar mtn areas cooler and a little less breezy. personally aiming for a little mesa...
08-05-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 45,148
Posted By ooga-booga

Did my first centuary after about 6 months of...

Did my first centuary after about 6 months of riding. Was actually pretty easy since the route was relatively flat. Started in Anaheim to corona then doubled back towards Huntington beach, lots of...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,410
Posted By ooga-booga

pink floyd's the wall came out late 1979...just...

pink floyd's the wall came out late 1979...just in time for the holiday buying season.
08-05-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By ooga-booga

deegee was too far left of the barriers at the...

deegee was too far left of the barriers at the start of that video to "casually drift" 5 feet or more over to his right and legally shut down jacobsen.
had deegee been within a little more than...
08-05-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 45,148
Posted By ooga-booga

42-miler almost exclusively around fiesta island...

42-miler almost exclusively around fiesta island in san diego's mission bay area. 5 short loops and 7 long loops. kinda mind-numbing but, for some reason,
i didn't feel like mixing it up with...
08-05-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By ooga-booga

holy bleep...that crash on stage one of the top...

holy bleep...that crash on stage one of the top was horrible. may everyone affected come out okay-esp the official and fj.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nU24g70Jmw
08-05-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By ooga-booga

quintana and lopez should be the favorites but...

quintana and lopez should be the favorites but there are a ton of unknown riders participating. could a new star possibly be born?
...
08-05-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 756
Posted By ooga-booga

nice job by team one4smoke with the highest...

nice job by team one4smoke with the highest overall score plus the top two finishers (along with bonus points from bou-bou) for milano-torino. a biggie classic-milan-san remo-coming up in a few days...
08-05-20, 12:10 AM
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9,640
Views: 1,998,568
Posted By ooga-booga

haim-women in music pt. iii 2020. the ladies...

haim-women in music pt. iii 2020. the ladies nailed it.
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,410
Posted By ooga-booga

^pretty decent with some good stuff esp "time out...

^pretty decent with some good stuff esp "time out of mind" and "babylon sisters" shake it but far below countdown to ecstasy, pretzel logic, katy lied and aja. i'd rate it just below the royal scam....
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9,640
Views: 1,998,568
Posted By ooga-booga

bobbie gentry-the delta sweete 1968.

bobbie gentry-the delta sweete 1968.
08-04-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,484
Posted By ooga-booga

for a riding buddy and myself, it's...

for a riding buddy and myself, it's pewter-colored priuses (priusii?) lately. with a bullet.
08-04-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 614,082
Posted By ooga-booga

picked up a look kg 131 old carbon fiber frame...

picked up a look kg 131 old carbon fiber frame earlier this year, built it up and was riding it hard but fell in love with an ‘88 nishiki olympic steel frame. built it up with campy potenza and...
08-04-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,632
Views: 121,406
Posted By ooga-booga

two metro san diego rides: a morning ride for 11...

two metro san diego rides: a morning ride for 11 miles on the '85 pinarello treviso and an afternoon ride for 31 miles on the '88 nishiki olympic. sweet vintage steel dreams.
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