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11-23-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By ooga-booga

if you want a quickie getaway, hit carrizo plain...

if you want a quickie getaway, hit carrizo plain national monument west of taft, ca at the 33/166 junction. climb elkhorn grade and glide down a spell and then roll west to your desire.
hang a left...
11-23-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

33-spot loop in encinitas and carlsbad east of...

33-spot loop in encinitas and carlsbad east of the 5 fwy. low 60's with a little breeze. roads good. traffic generally behaved except for one truck (twice) that had both
signaling and cornering...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 410,753
Posted By ooga-booga

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marked as angeles national forest road but better...
11-22-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By ooga-booga

nearby verdugos, griffith park and entire angeles...

nearby verdugos, griffith park and entire angeles nf are your playground. youíre tired of all that? the sammos and san berdoos are a relatively short drive away. here are a few other la area rides...
Forum: Foo
11-22-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed. did both the titan missile site and the...

agreed. did both the titan missile site and the pima air museum on a big history day trip a few years back. either is definitely recommended for those that havenít been.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 899
Posted By ooga-booga

op says "hills.." are said hills connected to...

op says "hills.." are said hills connected to bigger mountains or ridiculously steep? where exactly is this riding area in question? makes a difference as
well as how often you're using that...
11-22-20, 02:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By ooga-booga

went as well as could have been expected w/o...

went as well as could have been expected w/o cancellation(s) during the races. i mean, with the pandemic hovering over every day, every stage...

everyone's taking a big hit this year. the...
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By ooga-booga

sabotage had a few decent moments but yah...right...

sabotage had a few decent moments but yah...right there wth you.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By ooga-booga

released recently...this was a near-revelation....

released recently...this was a near-revelation. such a fertile period for tom petty. adds to the legacy of wildflowers from 1994.
...
11-21-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By ooga-booga

frankly, i'm shocked all three gt's went the...

frankly, i'm shocked all three gt's went the distance (with the vuelta being 3 days/stages shorter than usual).
there were some issues-obviously-but they seemed to generally do a great job at...
11-21-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By ooga-booga

wow. simply wow. both ecstatic and pissy that it...

wow. simply wow. both ecstatic and pissy that it doesn't fit me. helluva bike. really nice and if you're shedding this, the remainder must be museum-worthy...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By ooga-booga

looks to be in great shape. i prefer this era of...

looks to be in great shape. i prefer this era of lemond bikes/graphics vs the earlier or the later.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By ooga-booga

thems fire sale parameters.

thems fire sale parameters.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By ooga-booga

dunno if you've ever hit the pima air museum...

dunno if you've ever hit the pima air museum adjacent to tucson, az but thinking you'd dig it if you haven't.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By ooga-booga

isn't/wasn't the tarawa an amphibious assault...

isn't/wasn't the tarawa an amphibious assault carrier? no. 1? worked at the fish market resto for a few years on the bay there and it was always cool to see it boogie past.
we had the peleliu no. 5...
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By ooga-booga

we've got the midway aircraft carrier museum here...

we've got the midway aircraft carrier museum here in san diego. definitely worth checking out. it was feared that it would possibly turn into an unsightly
rust-bucket because of the intensive upkeep...
Forum: Introductions
11-20-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By ooga-booga

welcome Bane. been cycling san diego (county) and...

welcome Bane. been cycling san diego (county) and most of southern california the last two + decades. let me know if you need roadie recommendations or advice.
Forum: Foo
11-20-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 433
Posted By ooga-booga

cool! am i the only one that clicked on the...

cool! am i the only one that clicked on the thread thinkng it was an ibm tribute...?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By ooga-booga

you could do a lot worse but it depends. i'm...

you could do a lot worse but it depends. i'm assuming it's a full bike-including wheels. i think the original release had shimano ultegra
components which tend to last. still rocking 2002 shimano...
11-20-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By ooga-booga

give your rearside two weeks (if riding 4-5x a...

give your rearside two weeks (if riding 4-5x a week) to acclimate. stand on the pedals every ten minutes or so and count to 15
before sitting back down.
11-19-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By ooga-booga

right?! 2021 w or w/o covid zaniness should be a...

right?! 2021 w or w/o covid zaniness should be a phenomenal year for the young guns.
11-19-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By ooga-booga

someone had some free time...personally? still...

someone had some free time...personally? still destroyed from the compressed schedd in sept/oct. omfg.

something tells me i'll be digging into my old wcp dvd's this winter to watch the '98 giro,...
11-18-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,565
Posted By ooga-booga

yes...four current bikes and four names...the...

yes...four current bikes and four names...the most accurate is "blitzen." next bike (already have the vintage red steel frame)
will have downtube shifters and be named "lolita" when it gets built up...
11-18-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,959
Posted By ooga-booga

i'm sure the tubeless honks/advocates would be...

i'm sure the tubeless honks/advocates would be thrilled to death...sure, add glitter.
11-18-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

yes x 2. this would be the weekend for it....

yes x 2.

this would be the weekend for it. looks to be the swan song for warmer temps until march. that northern slope/final approach to mt. wilson is always chilly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 410,753
Posted By ooga-booga

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

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big tujunga canyon rd, angeles national forest...
11-17-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

a tale of two cities: started off in sunland...

a tale of two cities:

started off in sunland area and rolled up 12 miles of big tujunga canyon rd to the clear creek connector rd and then to ach/hwy 2 and a right on foothill blvd
at the bottom...
11-16-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 138,551
Posted By ooga-booga

43 lo cal socal metro san diego miles. nice day...

43 lo cal socal metro san diego miles. nice day in the upper 70's+ inland but in the low 70's at the coast. nothing too exciting...just filling in the strava heatmap...
11-16-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,962
Views: 138,551
Posted By ooga-booga

17-spot.

17-spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 410,753
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-15-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 730
Posted By ooga-booga

in before the lock...

in before the lock...
11-14-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,008
Posted By ooga-booga

the quality of the ride, the vibes, the...

the quality of the ride, the vibes, the appreciation, the recycling, the restoration, the history, the ease of repairs/maintenance.
11-14-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By ooga-booga

it's harsh but doable. i'll ride it about once a...

it's harsh but doable. i'll ride it about once a year...that and the tight stretch of pv dr west near the (illegal left turn onto paseo del mar heading northbound)
to the fire/police station/4 way...
11-14-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 75,552
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1985 treviso-58 cm-with internal cable routing and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,810
Posted By ooga-booga

altitude is usually the biggest game-changer.

altitude is usually the biggest game-changer.
11-12-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By ooga-booga

basics: one pair (buy two) of full-length...

basics:

one pair (buy two) of full-length tights
one pair of full finger gloves
one pair of full finger glove liners
insulated skull cap
neck gaiter
lightweight windbreaker/rain jacket that...
11-12-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By ooga-booga

that is bluff cove in palos verdes estates....

that is bluff cove in palos verdes estates. pretty sure we rode past it on that peevee ride we did a few months back.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 410,753
Posted By ooga-booga

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

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viejas grade near alpine, ca
11-12-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

52-miler east of el cajon. dehesa rd to japatul...

52-miler east of el cajon. dehesa rd to japatul rd, past dead dolly lane and the great western loop turnoff at lyons valley rd and slogged on to the summit just under the 8 fwy overpass. descended...
11-12-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By ooga-booga

looks like the stretch of pch west of las flores...

looks like the stretch of pch west of las flores and east of carbon canyon/carbon mesa. shot from carbon canyon area
(or more likely, the unnamed and probably gated/private splinter road just off to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 410,753
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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modjeska grade rd, orange county, ca.
11-11-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

26-miler in orange county...specifically hitting...

26-miler in orange county...specifically hitting some of the area that was potentially in danger during the recent silverado fire.
parked off plano trabuco and headed into trabuco canyon and live...
11-11-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

with every passing year, it looks less and less...

with every passing year, it looks less and less likely i'll ever make it to gaul. if i ever did, the to-do climb list...in order:
1. izoard
2. galibier
3. bonette
4. aubisque.
11-11-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...it was a nice day. didn't have a single car...

yah...it was a nice day. didn't have a single car pass me from laguna summit to the kitchen creek turnoff (a few passed in the oppo direction).
had two cars pass me on kitchen creek before the gate...
11-10-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,893
Posted By ooga-booga

steel frames in a pearl white color.

steel frames in a pearl white color.
11-10-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 57,146
Posted By ooga-booga

32-miler on the west side of joshua tree national...

32-miler on the west side of joshua tree national park...from the western entrance to keys view and back. more traffic than expected from 12pm-3pm on a tuesday but still super-doable.
very few...
11-09-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,365
Posted By ooga-booga

since this is the second end of year in as many...

since this is the second end of year in as many years request, out of respect for MinnMan (i generally find MinnMan’s contributions throughout the forums well thought out and relevant, unlike mine)...
11-09-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,365
Posted By ooga-booga

yo...where the virtual benefits at?

yo...where the virtual benefits at?
11-09-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,365
Posted By ooga-booga

itís been awesome to watch unfold before us....

itís been awesome to watch unfold before us. canít wait to see a tour with remco, seppuko, mvdp, wout, tgh, carapaz, sivakov, etc, et al. if one of the gtís were designated as an only 25 and under...
11-09-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,365
Posted By ooga-booga

definitely maybe.

definitely maybe.
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