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10-26-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By ooga-booga

orange county foothills fire

ugh. fire broke out along the santiago canyon rd corridor and is south of it for the most part-so far. most of the nearby potential fuel
is on the north side of scr. arguably, the most scenic roads...
10-26-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 53,460
Posted By ooga-booga

a desert version is closest thing to it in san...

a desert version is closest thing to it in san diego county. montezuma grade in/out of borrego springs on county hwy s22. nearly 12 miles and about 3,400 ft of el gain.
lower half is more wiggly...
10-26-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

can't believe we actually made it to the true end...

can't believe we actually made it to the true end of the giro with so many potential shutdown scenarios seemingly every other day.

excited to see the young bloods continuing to step up and push...
10-25-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

it's wrapped up! team USAZorro holds on in the...

it's wrapped up! team USAZorro holds on in the last week to clinch the giro and accompanying pink jersey and the two-handed trophy!
team MTBrider made it a close one tho at the finish and takes a...
10-24-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,042
Posted By ooga-booga

apples/oranges. i really like the solitude of...

apples/oranges. i really like the solitude of both. prefer riding mesa grande north to south...obviously a huge effort up that initial mile-long grade but afterwards, much of it is downhlll
and the...
10-23-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,329
Posted By ooga-booga

de effing lástima...

de effing lástima...
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,448
Posted By ooga-booga

it wasn't blood on the tracks but it didn't suck....

it wasn't blood on the tracks but it didn't suck. worth the price of admission alone for "tattoo."
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,551
Posted By ooga-booga

oh wacky stickers...what a rite of passage! and...

oh wacky stickers...what a rite of passage! and bubble gum!
10-22-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,329
Posted By ooga-booga

1. this x 50 2. this 3. this. likely this.

1. this x 50
2. this
3. this. likely this.
10-21-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,315
Posted By ooga-booga

yeah, Trollstigen slayed it in superclassico in...

yeah, Trollstigen slayed it in superclassico in consistent and convincing fashion.

Zizi just beat out X Merckx The Spot in fantasy classics squad.

Trollstigen killed it in the last race-ag...
10-21-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,329
Posted By ooga-booga

MTBrider off to a smashing start...104th out of...

MTBrider off to a smashing start...104th out of 12,300+. nice nice baby. you know soler was waiting for the radio dispatch saying "slow down and wait for valverde (again)..."
10-21-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

shantih shantih shantih...i will show you fear in...

shantih shantih shantih...i will show you fear in a multitude of horrible predictions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,762
Posted By ooga-booga

cycling...40 degrees f with the promise it'll...

cycling...40 degrees f with the promise it'll warm up to at least 65 degrees f.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 404,197
Posted By ooga-booga

palomar mountain south grade road, san diego...

palomar mountain south grade road, san diego county, ca.

...
10-20-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 53,460
Posted By ooga-booga

good news...a short, 28-spot. bad news...palomar...

good news...a short, 28-spot. bad news...palomar mountain south grade. much ouch. hasn't gotten easier...even with a 3 lbs lighter bike
vs last effort up that hill. doesn't help that there's now 15...
10-20-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,329
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...nice start to the race. no piddly little...

yah...nice start to the race. no piddly little 7.9km skinsuit-wearing, flattish parcours dodging road furniture by yourself.

this truncated version of the vuelta is going to be brutal
10-20-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

right...? with that team having almeida. that...

right...? with that team having almeida. that person...dunno if they are actually a bikeforums.net denizen but hopefully they are. they submitted a vuelta team too so my feeling is that they jumped...
10-19-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 53,460
Posted By ooga-booga

yday...34 miler to ucsd and back with a friend....

yday...34 miler to ucsd and back with a friend. today...30 nondescript miles in the metro san diego area.
10-19-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,042
Posted By ooga-booga

that oc bike forums ride was awesome. a perfect...

that oc bike forums ride was awesome. a perfect day weatherwise and a nice turnout.


northern san diego county has some great roads. lilac/west lilac, couser canyon, harmony grove, lake wohlford,...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 392
Posted By ooga-booga

the og neil young version of “lotta love” is ...

the og neil young version of “lotta love” is
mich more spartan and without the crossover saxophone attempts.
10-18-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,329
Posted By ooga-booga

done.

done.
10-16-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

amd would love to see blbao finish the stage...

amd would love to see blbao finish the stage fourteen tt in a top 5 or so position and wrest the pink jersey from the clutches of joao and team dqs....
likely wishful thinking as usual tho.
10-15-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

^nice call, plucking narvaez outta nowhere.

^nice call, plucking narvaez outta nowhere.
10-15-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,042
Posted By ooga-booga

been fortunate enuff to have ridden with comrade...

been fortunate enuff to have ridden with comrade jimmy twice. once when he shepherded the entire bike forums ultimate oc ride (like 6 years ago or so and 80+ miles) until the end when the going got...
10-14-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By ooga-booga

perhaps the sport is best viewed not "seriously."...

perhaps the sport is best viewed not "seriously." sure, there are herculean efforts every stage but as i've said on other (semi-) related posts,
it's naive to think that nearly everyone, in any...
10-14-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

fire up the flux capacitor...

fire up the flux capacitor...
10-14-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

got a little bored so started checking out the...

got a little bored so started checking out the vuelta stage profiles (starts in a week!!). looks pretty lean for the sprinters and only one tt with a helluva sting in the tail.
can you say...
10-13-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,042
Posted By ooga-booga

last ride of your life...

so you've got one socal ride left in your life. you've got all day and a perfect, responsive machine. forget about temperature/daylight/traffic/current physical limitations/concerns.
you've got up...
10-12-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

^ulissi, visconti, oomen and ganna should show...

^ulissi, visconti, oomen and ganna should show well if they make it to the finish. campanaerts and zakarin...could go either way...likely the way we both know all too well.
10-11-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 761
Posted By ooga-booga

i blame slcbob. mrs. slcbob wuz right. poor...

i blame slcbob. mrs. slcbob wuz right. poor lad(s).
10-10-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By ooga-booga

temecula has a buncha places to hit, regardless...

temecula has a buncha places to hit, regardless of roadie, gravel or mtb. even if you only have just one type of bike, you'll find plenty to do.
i suspect you would end up purchasing a gravel or mtb...
10-09-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 579
Posted By ooga-booga

"you can check out any time you like but you can...

"you can check out any time you like but you can never leave..."
10-09-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

stage eight...picking matthews but i like any of...

stage eight...picking matthews but i like any of the power trio (matthews/ulissi/sagan) to win and maybe a podium sweep for them.

their respective teams are gonna wanna drop démare and his winning...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 404,197
Posted By ooga-booga

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1720x2000/55c16092_c8fc_4d6c_9b32_ce63fb1ba9f0_536089ded42db32b8c39d43babea6fd9d816d747.jpeg
wynola rd. near julian, ca. san diego county.
10-07-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 53,460
Posted By ooga-booga

another ride in the local mountains. 32-miler on...

another ride in the local mountains. 32-miler on mostly quiet back roads around julian, ca. san diego backcountry along the ca hwy 76/78/79 corridor
my second fave area in socal to ride...just...
10-06-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

once in a decade, tho, we catch lightning in a...

once in a decade, tho, we catch lightning in a bottle and the corresponding spark/buzz keeps us going, eh?
10-06-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,233
Posted By ooga-booga

now it's time for a night century and a mountain...

now it's time for a night century and a mountain century. extra credit bonus points for a night mountain century.
10-05-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

not exactly a red letter day for most in our...

not exactly a red letter day for most in our little corner of the fantasy game. USAZorro and MTBrider and Winner Winner did pretty well tho. slcbob bridged some of the gap.
speaking of slcbob...how...
10-05-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 53,460
Posted By ooga-booga

there wasn't a "gate" or fencing per se. things...

there wasn't a "gate" or fencing per se. things could have changed. hope to groundtruth it in the next few days and will report back. ime...the road crews will let a cyclist through if it is at all...
10-05-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 53,460
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...the western end of mully is a real treat...

yah...the western end of mully is a real treat without cars. a must-do ascending or descending right now.
10-05-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

^harsh broski...nms (not my style) except for the...

^harsh broski...nms (not my style) except for the maglia nera battle.
10-05-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,315
Posted By ooga-booga

yeah..didn't seem to exist a few minutes ago... ...

yeah..didn't seem to exist a few minutes ago...

i'm still a total blauhow re: tech.
10-03-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,315
Posted By ooga-booga

pretty much but we'd all like to have a dozen...

pretty much but we'd all like to have a dozen shares, no?
10-03-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

quite a bit of drama early with campanaerts and...

quite a bit of drama early with campanaerts and dowsett.
10-03-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

unexpectedly so and it wasn't because of my...

unexpectedly so and it wasn't because of my easily dismissed attempts at snappy patter, longstanding false promises and hard sales job as usual. maybe we all just wanna lose ourselves a little
bit...
10-03-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 4,658
Posted By ooga-booga

it's probably been two solid decades + since i...

it's probably been two solid decades + since i had a twinkie...but not gonna deny crushing an entire box of ding-dongs on a rare occasion since then. fried food, beer and bbq are my vices now.
i'll...
10-02-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,315
Posted By ooga-booga

superclassico/classics squad participants are...

superclassico/classics squad participants are able to make their changes for l-b-l now.

i'll take hirchi to go back-to-back wins and snatch l-b-l.
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 769
Posted By ooga-booga

had to look it up but i was referencing bajada...

had to look it up but i was referencing bajada loop drive (unpaved) which is down kinney rd. just past the red hills visitor center.
really liked the ascent of gates pass from the western side....
10-02-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,774
Posted By ooga-booga

lbs a block away just got a bleep ton of fuji...

lbs a block away just got a bleep ton of fuji bikes dropped off last week. not sure if anything else dropped (they carry bianchi and cannondale as well) since but shop went from no prospects to
how...
10-01-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By ooga-booga

yah....watching full stages....i'd rather sleep...

yah....watching full stages....i'd rather sleep or ride but i'll make an exception for 2-3 stages in every grand tour. they are always big mountain stages.
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