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11-17-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Up Rock Store first. Had a good pace going and...

Up Rock Store first. Had a good pace going and near the top just fizzled. Heart rate went through the roof and I was toast. What I get for not climbing for a few weeks and having lower mileage as I...
10-31-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

I gotta do the San Gabriel's one of these days....

I gotta do the San Gabriel's one of these days. Maybe next year. It just seems like a pain to drive there from where I live.

Did a wandering route out towards Simi today. When I left the house,...
10-20-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Started out at 8 in the fog....which, as it turns...

Started out at 8 in the fog....which, as it turns out, was wet fog! Glasses instantly useless but being I need them to see, that's a problem. Light drizzle continued in our area and I decided it...
10-17-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Up Rock Store, piece of Mulholland down to Little...

Up Rock Store, piece of Mulholland down to Little Sycamore, back up the stingers and eventual descent into Westlake. A bit smoky in the hills today. 32 miles to complete an 80+ mile week.
10-10-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

38 miles today, mostly a ramble through Thousand...

38 miles today, mostly a ramble through Thousand Oaks, eventually climbing and descending into Hidden Valley from the Newbury Park side and exiting in Westlake.
Saw my usual Saturday shop ride...
10-01-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,766
Posted By nesdog

FWIW, I've been doing a virtual fundraiser since...

FWIW, I've been doing a virtual fundraiser since July that has helped to keep my interest even while riding solo. I just completed the Tahoe to Malibu version (700 miles) and joined this one today.
...
09-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

A few laps around Westlake lake and assorted...

A few laps around Westlake lake and assorted roads in our area. Still smokey so I bagged the longer ride for a shorter one. NWS says by Saturday, we should see blue sky. If so, I'll be looking for a...
08-29-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

A little over 40 miles. Conejo Valley to...

A little over 40 miles. Conejo Valley to Calabasas, Cardiac and up Stunt. Over to Piuma and descending the five miles to the crossover.
Nice fog layer by the beach kept temps very comfy for a...
08-22-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Hidden Valley, Dos Vientos loop and back via...

Hidden Valley, Dos Vientos loop and back via Westlake for 40 miles. A bubble developed in my rear Bontrager tire about five miles from home. Reduced the air pressure and nursed it to the house. ...
08-17-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,685
Posted By nesdog

I did Hidden Valley that day, hoping to knock...

I did Hidden Valley that day, hoping to knock down about 40 miles with a loop around Dos Vientos. After having to change a flat in HV, I suddenly noticed the heat was on full intense mode! Turned...
08-16-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Intended to do a 35 mile early jaunt on Saturday....

Intended to do a 35 mile early jaunt on Saturday. Headed out at 7:30 to Hidden Valley with Dos Vientos as the turn around spot. Flatted in HV. Then the heat turned up! Opted to turn around at the end...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,593
Posted By nesdog

I've had this same thought, in wanting to extend...

I've had this same thought, in wanting to extend my rides out and not wanting to use our regular water sources during COVID. I had one 24 oz and one 21 oz bottle. Now I've picked up another 24. I...
07-22-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Tuesday ride: three valley loop. Conejo Valley to...

Tuesday ride: three valley loop. Conejo Valley to Olsen/Madera in Simi Valley. Shoot across Royal and eventually L.A. Ave until reaching Santa Susanna Pass. Climb the hill and descend nicely to the...
07-12-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Up Rock Store-along the top of Mully and down...

Up Rock Store-along the top of Mully and down most of the three stingers towards Encinal. Turn around and climb up to the top and descend Westlake/Decker. A touch of Hidden Valley and finally back to...
07-07-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

Conejo Valley to Stunt for a climb. Really warm...

Conejo Valley to Stunt for a climb. Really warm out there! Over to Piuma for the descent, Las Virgenes to Agoura Rd and a few other turns. Forty miles.

Rescue equipment passed me on Mulholland....
06-15-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,794
Views: 645,461
Posted By nesdog

2019 Trek Domane SLR7 Disc, my retirement present...

2019 Trek Domane SLR7 Disc, my retirement present to myself. Smoothest machine I've ever ridden and a pleasure to own. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By nesdog

I've got a 2019 SLR7 Disc. I stuck with the OEM...

I've got a 2019 SLR7 Disc. I stuck with the OEM wheels. The upgrade cost wasn't worth the incremental gains.
04-27-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,202
Posted By nesdog

43 miles, doing a loop from Agoura to Mully, up...

43 miles, doing a loop from Agoura to Mully, up Piuma and down Stunt, around via Calabasas and home. Not much company out there today. Sunny with fog layer covering Malibu down below.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,268
Posted By nesdog

Good routes, Doug! Saw a few other CVC'ers...

Good routes, Doug! Saw a few other CVC'ers yesterday when I did a loop around Agoura-Westlake-TO-and the lake. Saw a few smallish groups of 2 or 3 riders, but none of the usual packs.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,268
Posted By nesdog

In Socal. Heading out shortly. Traffic around...

In Socal. Heading out shortly. Traffic around here has been lighter, noticed during two rides I did this week already.

All group and club rides are cancelled now so it's solo time. As mentioned...
03-16-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,721
Posted By nesdog

Thankfully, our home workout room has two...

Thankfully, our home workout room has two trainers, a treadmill, weight rack, floor mats and decent flat screen to do Spinervals and Peloton workouts.

FWIW, we don't have a Peloton bike, just our...
03-16-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,721
Posted By nesdog

The Gov's directions were 'suggestions' without...

The Gov's directions were 'suggestions' without any enforcement. However an hour ago, all six Bay Area counties ordered all non-essential workers to stay home for the next three weeks.
That has not...
02-07-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,452
Posted By nesdog

Yep...They used to do a very good job with this...

Yep...They used to do a very good job with this event. It is now mostly a members ride and better handled.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,726
Posted By nesdog

Ditto here in Socal; mid October and it's 80...

Ditto here in Socal; mid October and it's 80 today. On our Saturday shop rides, everyone complains when temps are 50 at the start!
09-18-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By nesdog

We've spent 6 of the last 7 summers (usually in...

We've spent 6 of the last 7 summers (usually in July) vacationing in North Lake Tahoe. I've done the NLT-Truckee-Tahoe City loop multiple times in each direction. The climb up 267 from Truckee to...
09-17-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By nesdog

Tour de Tahoe

I've wanted to do this 72 mile lake lap for years; we have been vacationing in North Lake Tahoe for quite a few summers but never got around to the full circuit. Since I retired last June, we could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By nesdog

No doubt! This was a retirement gift to...

No doubt!

This was a retirement gift to myself, as I leave the workforce tomorrow. Wanted to buy a great bike once in my life and this is it. Spent a lot of time considering that this was really...
04-22-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,964
Posted By nesdog

It...is...done! Picked up my new SLR7 Disc...

It...is...done!

Picked up my new SLR7 Disc today! Just rode on my street, tomorrow will see if I have the time to get out for a proper ride. Will take a bit of time to see how well they...
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