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01-01-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By TGT1

Multitool has a spoke wrench and I do carry a...

Multitool has a spoke wrench and I do carry a minipump.

The pump works best for the original inflation and finding the source of a puncture. The CO2 means you wont be there all afternoon.
01-01-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By TGT1

I'll second that opinion. I've driven that...

I'll second that opinion.

I've driven that road hundreds of times and have no desire to do it either way on a bike.

GRR/GMR also puts me closer to home without the boring flat run back...
12-30-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By TGT1

Almost all of my rides are solo and long so...

Almost all of my rides are solo and long so there's really nothing extra I take up GMR. Minipump, Multitool with chain breaker, Tire levers, Spare tube, Patch kit, money, small pocket knife, CO2,...
10-16-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,518
Posted By TGT1

"https://twitter.com/iowahawkblog/status/118448709...

"https://twitter.com/iowahawkblog/status/1184487099929681920"

Welcome to the reaction to the "cancel culture"
09-07-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 60,695
Posted By TGT1

The overwhelming majority of those choosing to...

The overwhelming majority of those choosing to live this lifestyle are addicts.

The end effect of decriminalizing addiction is that you can't force someone into treatment. Another "liberal"...
08-20-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,046
Posted By TGT1

The trail isn't dangerous, there are only a half...

The trail isn't dangerous, there are only a half dozen blind spots in the entire length. Those blind spots for some reason are where every large group calls a halt?

The clubs that use it as their...
06-27-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By TGT1

Uranium in the water isn't unheard of. We've had...

Uranium in the water isn't unheard of. We've had several requests for uranium removal systems over the years, mostly in San Diego county Indian reservations.

Arsenic is a ubiquitous contaminant...
06-16-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,285
Posted By TGT1

Well, Looks like you've cured any titanium...

Well, Looks like you've cured any titanium deficiency!
06-13-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,046
Posted By TGT1

Last Sunday there were county removal notices at...

Last Sunday there were county removal notices at the camp under the 10 freeway and the Valley Blvd bunch seems to have been evicted.

There was also a crazy sitting cross legged staring at his...
06-06-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,046
Posted By TGT1

Two weeks ago Sunday about noon there was a...

Two weeks ago Sunday about noon there was a madman (probably a paranoid schizophrenic off his meds) yelling at everyone at the shady spot across from the dam.

Aliens were out to get him, ...
05-23-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 26,226
Posted By TGT1

That seems to be the typical wind pattern there,...

That seems to be the typical wind pattern there, but the real pain in the butt are the expansion joints every fifteen feet or so.
01-12-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,102
Posted By TGT1

Hoya now owns the AO safety line. Lots of...

Hoya now owns the AO safety line. Lots of choices there $165 flat rate

Hoya Safety Rx (http://www.hoyavision.com.ar/safetyrx/)
01-01-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By TGT1

Sore muscles =good sore joints =bad Mix...

Sore muscles =good

sore joints =bad

Mix it up on "rest" days. Active rest!

go for a walk, hike etc,
01-01-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,237
Posted By TGT1

Just proved my point! Pedal faster, go...

Just proved my point!

Pedal faster, go faster.

Concentrating on pedaling circles will lead you to pedaling faster.
01-01-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By TGT1

Yep! File the protruding end flat and center...

Yep!

File the protruding end flat and center punch first.

For small fasteners easy-outs usually make a bigger mess than you had before. That's especially true with no previous experience.
01-01-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,237
Posted By TGT1

Try it and see what happens!!!

Try it and see what happens!!!
12-31-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,237
Posted By TGT1

There's some metabolic or psychological weirdness...

There's some metabolic or psychological weirdness here. That's not normal at all. Have you had your blood sugar checked out?

One thing that no one has mentioned is how efficient is your pedal...
12-24-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,516
Posted By TGT1

Who stole the trash can? Should be in the right...

Who stole the trash can? Should be in the right side of the frame

that's why I wasn't 100% sure although I've leaned my bike on that rock plenty of times.
12-24-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,516
Posted By TGT1

GMR The Shack? 251 for the month 101...

GMR The Shack?

251 for the month
101 yesterday, SGRT, Rio Hondo, LA River, LB Belmont Shore, SGRT, loop.

Foggy and wet all morning
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,404
Posted By TGT1

Played with that idea when I was about 12 ...

Played with that idea when I was about 12

Damn near yanked me off the bike when it deployed.

Next attempt damn near yanked the bike from underneath me.
10-09-18, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By TGT1

My brother was across the valley at a friends...

My brother was across the valley at a friends house and videoed the lightening during that storm.

I asked him how he got his phone to do time lapse?

It wasn't!

Must have been several strikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,784
Posted By TGT1

Cyclemeter has a function that if you stop for...

Cyclemeter has a function that if you stop for more than a preset time it will send an email to whoever you designate.
10-07-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By TGT1

Only chain I've ever had break was a SRAM. Had...

Only chain I've ever had break was a SRAM. Had less than 200 miles on it and had multiple cracks in the links.

( I doubt SRAM manufactures their own chains)
10-07-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By TGT1

The Velo Orange seat tube is ovaled on the inside...

The Velo Orange seat tube is ovaled on the inside to reduce weight.

You would be asking for a catastrophic failure if you took 0.8mm off of the OD!
10-02-18, 06:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,896
Posted By TGT1

Golf is a game, not a sport! Not the same...

Golf is a game, not a sport! Not the same category at all!

If you adhere to the Hemingway definition.
10-01-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,896
Posted By TGT1

I took up cycling seriously when all my climbing...

I took up cycling seriously when all my climbing and mountaineering partners aged out and took up golf or also cycling.

We had our own definition of an epic:
To qualify as an epic we had to run...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-18, 08:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,145
Posted By TGT1

I've got one entry point to the SGRT 12 miles...

I've got one entry point to the SGRT 12 miles from home and another 6 miles from home and 2 miles from work. The only time I ever drive to the start is if I'm meeting someone at Whittier Narrows on a...
09-28-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,896
Posted By TGT1

I tend to ride solo and early so while the...

I tend to ride solo and early so while the medicare ride was epic the most memorable ones have involved the fauna.

One ride I came around a corner uphill and slow to momma bobcat and her two cubs...
09-28-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,896
Posted By TGT1

I was planning on making an attempt Friday on my...

I was planning on making an attempt Friday on my 65th at the Baldy Ski Lifts.

There was a wind advisory with predicted gusts to 30 mph and I may be crazy, but I'm not stupid.

I got a 5:30 am...
09-27-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By TGT1

I use this ...

I use this

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-117.70628361962733&lat=34.22228364191926#.W60TF0-WzL8

You can move the 1km square around on the map.

The forecasts seem to correct...
Forum: Touring
09-23-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,510
Posted By TGT1

I used an earlier version of the OR Advanced bivy...

I used an earlier version of the OR Advanced bivy for ten years or so until the urethane lining on the floor started to fail. they replaced it with the current military model for free. The two...
09-23-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,148
Posted By TGT1

Once camped near Black Velvet Canyon when it was...

Once camped near Black Velvet Canyon when it was legal, I was awakened by warm, moist breath on my face. A burro had it's muzzle about a foot from my face. When my eyes opened, he brayed!



...
09-23-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By TGT1

Home made pesto from fresh picked Basil with...

Home made pesto from fresh picked Basil with roasted walnuts or pecans replacing the traditional pine nuts, slathered over linguini and Brie.
Replies: 29
Views: 2,807
Posted By TGT1

This guy should be in line for bragging rights! ...

This guy should be in line for bragging rights!

California Fourteeners - Human Powered (bicycle, run, hike, climb) - Fastest Known Time ? Ryan Tetz - Writing, Photo, Athlete, Guide, Nurse,...
09-16-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By TGT1

https://us.hoyasafety.com/ca/order/Documents/catal...

https://us.hoyasafety.com/ca/order/Documents/catalogue.pdf
09-11-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By TGT1

If you go for Crystal Lake or Dawson Saddle don't...

If you go for Crystal Lake or Dawson Saddle don't depend on the spring above Coldbrook campground. Some years it dries up in the fall or reduces to a trickle you might not want to drink Someone...
09-11-18, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By TGT1

The Irwindale Gold Line station is only about a...

The Irwindale Gold Line station is only about a mile from the Lario Park entrance to the San Gabriel River Trail that will take you right to the mouth of the canyon and 39. You can also cut out at...
08-26-18, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,905
Posted By TGT1

just gotta make sure that equipment is properly...

just gotta make sure that equipment is properly grounded!
...
08-22-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By TGT1

If you wax, push the wax out of the hole on both...

If you wax, push the wax out of the hole on both ends first then scrape off the sides with an old credit card etc. no problems.

Shimano probably had to wait for the KMC patent to expire. That...
08-09-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,927
Posted By TGT1

I met a guy once that was a law professor and...

I met a guy once that was a law professor and would flame forums so his buddy in the sociology dept. could study the reactions.
If you were in on the joke it was really amusing to watch especially...
08-07-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By TGT1

Lots of BS here, a 34/48 will work just fine! ...

Lots of BS here, a 34/48 will work just fine!

The 48 is hard to find. A couple of years ago when I found some on Ebay I bought all of them they had (4). The upgrade to a yaw front is worth the...
08-07-18, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By TGT1

The climbs in the San Gabriels are definitely the...

The climbs in the San Gabriels are definitely the first choice and in October should be really scenic. And, you could go back with bragging rights on riding one of the Tour of California's toughest...
08-02-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By TGT1

1MM or 2MM wider than advertised

1MM or 2MM wider than advertised
08-01-18, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,260
Posted By TGT1

100 K (220 lb) Alex TD17 (17mm) rear rim ...

100 K (220 lb)

Alex TD17 (17mm) rear rim
28,, Conti GP
Best efficiency rear pressure +/- 70 psi
Best comfort without getting squirmy 60 psi

Same wheel, 42 mm Conti Crossrides, run best 60-45...
07-31-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,386
Posted By TGT1

8 oz Gulf Wax 4 oz WS2 0.6 micron 10 dollar...

8 oz Gulf Wax 4 oz WS2 0.6 micron

10 dollar crock pot

good for a couple of years of once a month relubes
07-31-18, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By TGT1

ISIS ISIS releases video of 'Tajik attackers'...

ISIS
ISIS releases video of 'Tajik attackers' pledging allegiance | Daily Mail Online...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-18, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 977
Posted By TGT1

What Trojan said! I use one all the time. ...

What Trojan said!

I use one all the time. The ice water may provide some internal cooling, but the bag does not other than maybe keeping the direct sun off your back.

Crushed ice or cubes...
07-15-18, 06:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,670
Posted By TGT1

The last fire started at the EXACT! location of...

The last fire started at the EXACT! location of the last one.
Also a new burn just north of WN Dam.

Anyone know what happened to the café at the end of the river? Boarded up. They always seemed...
07-12-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,907
Posted By TGT1

Kinda glad I didn't see the bears! ...

Kinda glad I didn't see the bears!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x853/bear_prints_8937d34bee6896a0ec662e6d3e64957323bcba8b.jpg
Must have crossed a dozen sets of tracks...
07-11-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,670
Posted By TGT1

Second fire started today! 7/11 About the...

Second fire started today! 7/11

About the same location and time!

Are the "authorities" going to wait till they burn down Duarte or Azusa?
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