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04-05-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By JohnDThompson

A "missing link" designed for a 1/8" will work...

A "missing link" designed for a 1/8" will work for a 1/8" chain. It's a bit more complicated with 3/32" chains, since these vary in width depending on whether they are designed for 8, 9, 10, 11, etc....
04-03-21, 08:49 PM
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Views: 78,499
Posted By Eric F

Hwy 39 - East Fork - GMR. Felt way better than...

Hwy 39 - East Fork - GMR. Felt way better than when I did it in January. Weather was pretty much perfect, too....
04-03-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: April 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Across the Straits"
"The Bikes the Stars Use"
"Race Results"

"TECHNICAL The Custom Frame" was posted previously (2nd article in the post) at...
04-02-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,403
Posted By Rolla

I've got a singlespeed CX bike and a 1 X 11...

I've got a singlespeed CX bike and a 1 X 11 gravel bike. Honestly, I prefer the CX bike on almost any ride of less than 50 miles. It's lighter, steers quicker, seems to accelerate and climb better,...
04-02-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,403
Posted By chas58

Good point. It is insane how much faster my...

Good point. It is insane how much faster my Canyon (inflite carbon) climbs than my hardtails. It feels like it has a motor.

On trails appropriate for bikes without suspension, I sometimes chase...
03-29-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By ooga-booga

20-spot, there and back, from the casita to my...

20-spot, there and back, from the casita to my fave tasting room in all of socal-eppig brewing near the i-section of scott/dickens in point loma...about a five minute ride from the san diego airport....
03-26-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 85
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Posted By rsbob

I ran track in high school and continued to run...

I ran track in high school and continued to run to reduce work stress through my late-30s. Unfortunately running was a constant recovery from injury. I constantly pushed myself to greater distances...
03-24-21, 08:18 AM
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Views: 163,690
Posted By NoWhammies

71k after work.

71k after work.
03-23-21, 07:52 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

21-spot

21-spot
03-23-21, 06:08 PM
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Posted By nesdog

Thirty five miles, out and back through Hidden...

Thirty five miles, out and back through Hidden Valley. Was a bit cooler than I wanted and never did peel off anything. Looking forward to warmer weather this coming weekend.
03-23-21, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Troul

23 on the 22nd, 24 today on the 23rd

23 on the 22nd, 24 today on the 23rd
03-23-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I like the Record / Dura-Ace combo on the...

I like the Record / Dura-Ace combo on the Litespeed. That's one of the few Shimano cranksets that I like the look of.
03-23-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By ooga-booga

nice collection. not to body shame any of the...

nice collection. not to body shame any of the others but that litespeed is fire.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,143
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Posted By Eric F

A friend and I were talking about it last year,...

A friend and I were talking about it last year, but things haven't progressed any further than talk. He still has a bike to build, and has been distracted by other stuff. I'm doubtful it will...
03-18-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,499
Posted By TakingMyTime

Since the last several rides have basically been...

Since the last several rides have basically been a handful of my generic routes I haven't posted much. Not that many miles either so mentioning them sometimes seems a little unnecessary. The...
03-17-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By Eric F

My ride last Friday with a buddy. 48 degrees on...

My ride last Friday with a buddy. 48 degrees on roll-out, 45 degrees and rain on the return, but we had some nice almost-warm temps in the middle. A big part of this loop includes stretches along...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,143
Views: 470,202
Posted By Eric F

https://i.imgur.com/0QoSf4q.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/0QoSf4q.jpg
03-16-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,499
Posted By socalrider

Led a group from Rancho Cucamonga to Mount...

Led a group from Rancho Cucamonga to Mount Rubidoux in Riverside. Wonderful group of riders. Chilly So Cal Day but a good day on the bike.. You can find our group on Facebook.
The Ladies & Gents...
03-14-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,499
Posted By CAT7RDR

61 miles and 6100 feet of climb via Carbon...

61 miles and 6100 feet of climb via Carbon Canyon, Chino Hills, Pantera Park Diamond Bar and worked my way over to East-West Rds and Colima back home. Very cool and cloudy and few cyclists out today....
03-14-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,245
Posted By Pratt

Excellent question. Since it is Pi Day, perhaps...

Excellent question. Since it is Pi Day, perhaps you need to tighten up your radius.
03-10-21, 12:08 PM
03-09-21, 08:59 PM
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Views: 78,499
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note from fullerton train station back to san...

c-note from fullerton train station back to san diego via scr (which is nice and green already) and antonio/la pata vs the coast or the 5 fwy corridor. a tad windy today.
...
03-09-21, 05:48 AM
03-08-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,035
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Posted By ooga-booga

havent seen him. descended south palomar fairly...

havent seen him. descended south palomar fairly recently and, as you can tell, road is not perfect. the upper part shown on the vid is really buzzy. the lower part (not shown and less technical) is...
03-08-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,499
Posted By stuff shredman

I'm trying one of those CTS training plans...

I'm trying one of those CTS training plans offered in Strava and was finishing week two of four.
Sat had an uphill 50min TT, so I did the Gate to Shack segment of GMR (Glendora Mountain Road). ...
03-08-21, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Eric F

Agreed. GMR is quite a bit more technical/tight...

Agreed. GMR is quite a bit more technical/tight than Palomar.
03-08-21, 05:46 PM
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Posted By UCantTouchThis

Looks similar to Glendora Mtn Rd but much...

Looks similar to Glendora Mtn Rd but much straighter. I think GMR has many more switchbacks. I have an average of 31 descending an 8 mile segment with a high speed of 44.5

Descending Angelus Oaks...
03-05-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,099
Posted By QuikRick

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/img_0503a_8b0f83ded33801aa5929e3759bcd8b76bf1ac1f4.jpg...
02-27-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By OldTryGuy

Only 1 "Out and Back" so had to improvise >>> ...

Only 1 "Out and Back" so had to improvise >>>

https://www.strava.com/activities/4859942184
02-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By ooga-booga

the taco seems to be our preferred conduit of...

the taco seems to be our preferred conduit of foodstuff consumption here in socal. seems like nearly every little neighborhood has at least one solid choice
if not more. you've got the street...
02-23-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,071
Posted By jdawginsc

If most of the paint is good, a few...

If most of the paint is good, a few scratches...polish
If most of the paint is good, a few scratches, moderate amount of rust...evaporust, then polish
If it is mostly rust, many scratches and the...
02-23-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,071
Posted By P!N20

Collectors of vintage bikes value the original...

Collectors of vintage bikes value the original paint over a few scratches. The mantra is, "it's only original once."

Sometimes it might be an iconic colour, like Molteni orange or Pinarello red,...
02-23-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By ooga-booga

wanted to hit the fatburger in redondo beach...

wanted to hit the fatburger in redondo beach today but it was a little too early mileagewise in the ride...decided on trying the big ballast point
tasting room/resto on the southern end of long...
02-21-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 591
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I admire your spirit! ...

I admire your spirit!

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/seatpost-sizes.html
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 903
Posted By Hondo Gravel

No busted pipes.

The thaw cleanup went well no busted pipes. I guess I got lucky. Wasn’t looking forward to digging in the mud. Hopefully we won’t have weather like this for another 30 years. But it might become a...
02-19-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By Phil_gretz

No signs of cracking at the spoke holes on the...

No signs of cracking at the spoke holes on the rim? Even spoke tension and true rims? Brake track resists thumbnail pressure? Hubs spin well? Then I'd say ride them.

BTW, I have a set of...
02-19-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,001
Posted By JohnDThompson

Same here. The races and cones are polished just...

Same here. The races and cones are polished just as nicely as Campagnolo, as well.
02-18-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,878
Posted By malcala622

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/0420192005_d2cc52174c414ef4e1b32e6ea1144dbecf607335.jpg

I've got leftover paint if u want a pint :D
02-18-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 863
Posted By Troul

where's the "maybe" ?

where's the "maybe" ?
02-18-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By ooga-booga

sometimes (very little this month tho) but i ride...

sometimes (very little this month tho) but i ride to lunch 2-3 times a week just on the little 15-20 milers.
feels better than driving...anything good & and lunch casual/inexpensive within walking...
02-18-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By ooga-booga

yah, the waist is well-versed in al pastor lure....

yah, the waist is well-versed in al pastor lure. tacos el gordo in chula vista is my go-to when that craving hits. that it's close enough for a lunch ride is both a blessing and a curse.
02-18-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,001
Posted By geeteeiii

My trackbike has a Gipiemme rear track hub, its...

My trackbike has a Gipiemme rear track hub, its as silky smooth as campy stuff, finish is also very good.
02-18-21, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...hadda order a little extra. i'll hafta...

yah...hadda order a little extra.

i'll hafta hit that tj tacos in escondido for variety. always locked into the fatburger on the nw corner of w. valley pkwy & n. escondido blvd.
it's the only...
02-16-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By ooga-booga

23-spot. taco achievement/challenge...

23-spot. taco achievement/challenge unlocked/completed..
02-15-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By ooga-booga

15-spot that was only motivated by stopping for...

15-spot that was only motivated by stopping for some to-go tacos from a favorite lunch spot (and eating them at a nearby park).
got to the taco shop only to see the post in the window that they are...
02-14-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By wvucyclist

7 miles. Garmin said it got to -1 degree F....

7 miles. Garmin said it got to -1 degree F. Mountain bike with studded tires on neighborhood roads. Ski clothes helped.
02-14-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By cjenrick

7 miles to Lowes and back at night, thru the...

7 miles to Lowes and back at night, thru the snow, mountain bike, no chains, everybody was driving in the bike lane because the centerline was covered in snow and they over compensated,, so we rode...
02-14-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,315
Posted By randyjawa

This subject has been addressed to death. ...

This subject has been addressed to death. Vintage is defined by time, not this, that, or the other thing, in my opinion.
02-14-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,778
Posted By ooga-booga

cambria? central coast cycling? very little...

cambria? central coast cycling? very little disagreeable cycling within the general paso robles-cambria-san luis obispo triangle.
mixed with the generally lowish traffic in the region, you could do...
02-13-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,778
Posted By gugie

I assume they think that pretty much everyone...

I assume they think that pretty much everyone that wants a vaccine will have had their tranch + 2-3 weeks for effectiveness.

I'm assuming that if you've paid up for the 2020 event, it'll be good...
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