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Forum: Foo
10-24-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By TakingMyTime

Actually we're going their for a grand-daughter's...

Actually we're going their for a grand-daughter's quinceañera . I'm not crazy about the thing going on during covod. I have already told them that I will only be taking my mask off for pictures and...
Forum: Foo
10-24-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 371
Posted By TakingMyTime

When I was in my early teens I was really into...

When I was in my early teens I was really into Hand-Launch and Towed freeflight gliders. I also dabbled in some powered (Cox .049) freeflight planes too. Good times.
Forum: Foo
10-24-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 194
Posted By TakingMyTime

Killing some time this morning before heading out...

Killing some time this morning before heading out to Vegas for the night.
10-23-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

3rd ride since the accident. The wife and I did...

3rd ride since the accident. The wife and I did a slow 11 mile round trip from the house to Seal Beach. She's just beginning again too, so after one more of these we'll be stretching the mileage...
10-19-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By TakingMyTime

Today: first ride since July 6th

First ride in a little over 3 months. Only about 5 miles but it was so nice to be back out again. My injuries took a bit longer to heal (old age) than I would have liked, but it looks like I can...
Forum: Foo
10-17-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,090
Posted By TakingMyTime

Dinner?

Dinner?
10-17-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,247
Posted By TakingMyTime

Whatever route had the most bars.

Whatever route had the most bars.
Forum: Foo
10-15-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,982
Posted By TakingMyTime

Since everyone's sharing a little more in detail...

Since everyone's sharing a little more in detail than I originally did I thought I'd expand a little.

In 1974, 1 year out of High School, I got a job at Alcoa Aluminum. I was relegated to the...
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By TakingMyTime

1985 Olmo

I'm no Vintage expert, but I can appreciate everything about this bike, but I'm wondering why it's still for sale? Seems like a decent bike. It looks to me like it was probably found in much worse...
Forum: Foo
10-06-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,480
Posted By TakingMyTime

There aren't that many guys that come along and...

There aren't that many guys that come along and take playing to a whole new level like he did. Such sad news. I guess I know what I'll be listening to for the rest of the week.
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 06:43 PM
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,657
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have not read every post in this thread. ...

I have not read every post in this thread. But... there is no way that I'm giving my bank account password to anyone for any reason whatsoever.
08-18-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,382
Posted By TakingMyTime

What model is it?

What model is it?
Forum: Foo
08-15-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,232
Posted By TakingMyTime

Hitchhiking

Hitchhiking
08-01-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By TakingMyTime

A 4 week update: This Tuesday it will have...

A 4 week update:

This Tuesday it will have been 4 weeks since my accident. The pain in my ribs, shoulder and torso is only about 10% of what it was immediately after the accident, so that is...
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By TakingMyTime

If it looks as good in person (up close) I'd be a...

If it looks as good in person (up close) I'd be a buyer. It obviously need a little TLC, but not a lot. A chain, new cables and housing, bar tape and I'd be a happy guy.
07-22-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm definitely not wearing my sunglasses when I...

I'm definitely not wearing my sunglasses when I go through a tunnel any more. I will be dropping them onto my nose when I come to a bright to dark transition. The worst part about all of it was...
07-21-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not sure but it appears that the arrow on the...

I'm not sure but it appears that the arrow on the spider is not lining up the the indicators on the chain ring.
07-04-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

Glenn Ranch Road is a tough little climb. I've...

Glenn Ranch Road is a tough little climb. I've done it twice from El Toro all the way up and it nearly killed me.
07-02-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By TakingMyTime

No, I'm never really in a situation where my bike...

No, I'm never really in a situation where my bike is left alone. My rides are pretty structured and the chance of me not being more than 10 feet away from it let alone out of site.... just really...
07-01-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

I know what you mean. When the wife and I are...

I know what you mean. When the wife and I are driving around we're always on the lookout for riders. All of a sudden she say "Look, it looks like a bike path down there with a rider on it".
06-30-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

From HB down to Irvine, Jamboree and Newport...

From HB down to Irvine, Jamboree and Newport Back Bay Routes. The Back Bay road was closed to walkers and bikers about 1/2 way through. Anyway, about 35 miles with a couple of old friends. I...
06-27-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

CAT7RDR, Thank you. I know you're an expert...

CAT7RDR,

Thank you. I know you're an expert in that area and I had been thinking of PM'ing you regarding different rides that I could access off of the SGRT. Every so often on the SGRT I'll see...
06-27-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

ob, As always, thanks for the suggestions...

ob,

As always, thanks for the suggestions and encouragement. One thing I will agree with you is getting the earliest start possible during these summer months. I am a very early riser by nature,...
06-26-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,383
Posted By TakingMyTime

Good thing we don't have anything like that here...

Good thing we don't have anything like that here in So Cal. If we did I'd be in a world of trouble. I'd probably be wearing a tool belt and pulling spares off of just about anything...
06-24-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

up the SGRT from El Dorado Park to the top of the...

up the SGRT from El Dorado Park to the top of the dam. 54 miles in all. Left early and didn't run into too much heat on the ride back. That's my farthest 1 ride mileage since I've been keeping...
06-22-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By TakingMyTime

I am considering this option. For right now I...

I am considering this option. For right now I think by raising the clamp a little bit I have made it usable and safe, although not perfect. I got this bike for free and I'm trying to only invest...
06-20-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By TakingMyTime

'72 Schwinn Super Sport - Before/After

Pretty close to done so I thought I'd post it up. Just need to cable it up and throw a chain on it (and put the brakes back on it). The wheels are the biggest problem, a couple of loose spokes and I...
06-20-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By TakingMyTime

Dual compound Salmon/Black. Don't take it as i...

Dual compound Salmon/Black. Don't take it as i consider Kool-Stop to be the best there is, it's just that personally I think they're much better than Shimano pads.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 760,694
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've never purchased from these guys before, but...

I've never purchased from these guys before, but they do seem to have been mentioned on this forum in the past as being reliable.

Continental Grand Prix 4-season $32.99
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06-19-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

I did the Santiago Canyon Road course I did last...

I did the Santiago Canyon Road course I did last week, but this time with a friend. Although I'm still struggling up some of the hills in my lowest bailout gear... I'm not getting off the bike and...
06-13-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

35 miles through Irvine. Started near the 5 fwy...

35 miles through Irvine. Started near the 5 fwy and Jeffrey Rd. Worked my way up to Santiago Canyon Road to El Toro Road and a few others until I got on Barranca and then headed back to Jeffrey Road....
06-12-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

Stopping at the Shake Shack on PCH and enjoying...

Stopping at the Shake Shack on PCH and enjoying the view before we turned around. It sure is a nice area.
06-11-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

From Huntington Beach to Crystal cove. 35 miles....

From Huntington Beach to Crystal cove. 35 miles. It was killing me today. I left without any breakfast and on top of that I did not sleep well the night before. If I hadn't been riding with 2...
06-09-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

The last 2 days have been 2 rides with the wife...

The last 2 days have been 2 rides with the wife down to Seal Beach and back. Back in October she was hit by a car while riding and she's just now getting the courage to get back on a bike. We'll be...
Forum: Foo
06-07-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By TakingMyTime

Firework Storage, lol

This guy obviously does not realize that storing fireworks next to a heater might not be a real good idea.
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06-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm pretty sure you're correct. I have the 5500...

I'm pretty sure you're correct. I have the 5500 ordered. Now I have to get some penetrating oil on that BB. I don't think that thing has moved in 18 years.
06-05-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,733
Posted By TakingMyTime

So little that I could probably say Never.

So little that I could probably say Never.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By TakingMyTime

I don't know, if I was riding in the dirt and...

I don't know, if I was riding in the dirt and wearing down my pulleys that fast I don't think I'd want to be dumping a lot of cash into designer pulleys. Buy some average cost replacement pulleys...
06-05-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7,611
Views: 2,403,797
Posted By TakingMyTime

Not really. It is running Continental 4000sII @...

Not really. It is running Continental 4000sII @ 28mm. I'm very happy with the ride characteristics. Right now it's ridden 95% on smooth roads and paths. The current configuration is setup to do...
06-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,611
Views: 2,403,797
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have a Garmin 520, a Nite Rider Lumina 750...

I have a Garmin 520, a Nite Rider Lumina 750 front light and there is also a Nite Rider rear light attached to the rack (but it is out of view. Yesterday I installed a Brook's B17 saddle. I'm...
06-03-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 274,237
Posted By TakingMyTime

Put a new Black Brooks B17 saddle on the FX. ...

Put a new Black Brooks B17 saddle on the FX. Loving it. Feels great right out of the box. I haven't had one in about 40 years and I'm wondering why I waited so long to get another.
06-02-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

Did 28 miles down to Huntington Beach Pier with a...

Did 28 miles down to Huntington Beach Pier with a buddy. Got home and realized how dirty the bike has become and decided to clean it up. Cleaned the chain, took the headset apart and opened up the...
06-01-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By TakingMyTime

Have you checked C/L in San Diego? You can...

Have you checked C/L in San Diego? You can usually find great condition used Hybrids for $300 - $400. Plus you can test ride them. I know now with the virus some people may be a little hesitant...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,250
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have not and will not watch this. No matter...

I have not and will not watch this. No matter when or where he was interviewed, at whatever age... he always sounded like and carried himself as a prick. Drugs or not, he's a prick.
05-31-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks guys. It will be a challenge to break that...

Thanks guys. It will be a challenge to break that record again in June. I'm gettin' tired just thinking about it, lol.
05-31-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By TakingMyTime

+1 No matter how great the ride is... there is...

+1
No matter how great the ride is... there is always some point where I'm questioning my sanity and why I chose to ride that day. It passes.
05-31-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 53,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

Ditto today. Ended the month with 531 miles which...

Ditto today. Ended the month with 531 miles which as far as I can tell is a modern day record for me.
Forum: Foo
05-31-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,488
Posted By TakingMyTime

That's one thing that I'm adamant about with my...

That's one thing that I'm adamant about with my wife... leave nothing inside the passenger section of the car. If you absolutely have to leave something in the car, it goes in the trunk. I'm always...
05-31-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By TakingMyTime

Don't let a few people who have had problems with...

Don't let a few people who have had problems with a particular bike and are posting thier woes all over the internet scare you. If you get it from a reputable LBS and something does happen to go...
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