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08-16-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,498
Posted By mstateglfr

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,999
Posted By kingston

People notice a titanium frame because they know...

People notice a titanium frame because they know you spent a lot of money on it. That doesn't mean they want one. Middle aged guys who are serious cyclists but not that fast like them because they...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,999
Posted By indyfabz

Anyone want to see a rare photo of my ti bike? :D

Anyone want to see a rare photo of my ti bike? :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,185
Posted By Wilmingtech

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few...

I travel a bit for work and have rented a few times (only domestically in the states). Mostly with success.

Here are the things I will bring if I know I am renting -

1. Your own Saddle - As...
08-13-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,154
Posted By Korina

This. THIS is a cyclist

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/19/world/asia/new-zealand-pregnant-minister-bicycle.html
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 248,485
Posted By Igotdibs

I have a few Omegas... ...

I have a few Omegas...

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08-12-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,791
Posted By cb400bill

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club...

I'm a member of the Kalamazoo Bike Club. Our club was instrumental in getting this law passed. Having 9 of our friends get hit, and having 5 of them killed, made this a club priority. We tried to get...
08-12-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,339
Posted By Deal4Fuji

the HAL 9000

the HAL 9000
08-11-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,339
Posted By DrIsotope

Please tell me that it spins. I need it to spin.

Please tell me that it spins. I need it to spin.
08-11-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By Lemond1985

Back to Sequoia country again today. This time I...

Back to Sequoia country again today. This time I took Bear Creek Road, 16 miles at 6.3% average gradient, but the steepest 1/4 mile is 17.75% and the steepest 1/2 mile is 13.5%. 33rd toughest climb...
08-11-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,849
Posted By downhillmaster

Pictures or it didnít happen

Pictures or it didnít happen
08-10-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,849
Posted By GlennR

Honestly do we ever know what's on our spouse's...

Honestly do we ever know what's on our spouse's mind?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By Kimmo

Make sure you have nice tyres first, and light...

Make sure you have nice tyres first, and light tubes.

A wheelset upgrade would be noticeable, depending on how light you go. Your Tiagra groupset is actually pretty decent, except for the crank...
08-09-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,937
Posted By Dr.Lou

As a retired cop and having had to take or review...

As a retired cop and having had to take or review thousands of theft reports during my 30 year career, locking your bike in a car is better than nothing, but not as secure as a bike secured by good...
08-08-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By CAT7RDR

Left the West Fork parking lot about 0630 and...

Left the West Fork parking lot about 0630 and made our way up Hwy 39. I had my 29'er and my brother chose his Emonda. Falling Spring is still producing clean cool water and we stopped twice for a...
08-08-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,001
Posted By Bandera

Isn't that Fred Mertz, Ethyl's husband?

Isn't that Fred Mertz, Ethyl's husband?
08-07-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By calamarichris

This was last Saturday with Comrade Jimmy and...

This was last Saturday with Comrade Jimmy and Greg: the scenic route from Carlsbad to downtown SD, then took the train back. My first ride on the new Stuttgart Merckx (stiff SLX frame + 36-spoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 10:44 AM
Forum: Foo
08-07-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 248,485
Posted By mconlonx

So that didn't quite happen, here's where I'm at...

So that didn't quite happen, here's where I'm at now...

https://forums.watchuseek.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=14332071&d=1563894161

The Fortis ended up being one of those "bought vintage...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18,719
Views: 3,728,090
Posted By CarloM

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Giro Synthe MIPS on clearance because no one liked...
Forum: Foo
08-06-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,776
Views: 248,485
Posted By ahsposo

I've added a couple more to my collection. ...

I've added a couple more to my collection.

Got a real bargain on this Seamaster, a mid-1960's no-date in absolutely fabulous condition. This is what an un-polished case looks like and a pristine...
08-06-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By ooga-booga

took the 7:48am coaster train from old town-san...

took the 7:48am coaster train from old town-san diego to oceanside. had ambitions of heading east and doing couser canyon, lilac rd and maybe del dios or questhaven/harmony grove
but as soon as i...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,157
Posted By PepeM

That sounds like the worst way of doing it. ...

That sounds like the worst way of doing it.

Isn't the best way to just let them go? You keep your steady pace and they will keep creeping forward. Eventually they will either slow down or end up...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,854
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Your experience is incomplete.

Your experience is incomplete.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,157
Posted By 79pmooney

There is a very good reason to always have your...

There is a very good reason to always have your handlebars even with those of the bike beside you and it has nothing to do with relative strengths, egos or whatever. I don't think it is taught...
08-05-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By ooga-booga

a little 50-miler after dropping off the car in...

a little 50-miler after dropping off the car in mission valley for servicing. hit la mesa, bonita, chula vista, coronado and took the ferry
to dtown san diego, then rolled through balboa park and...
08-05-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By tunavic

I also rode Tour de Big Bear 109 miler this...

I also rode Tour de Big Bear 109 miler this weekend. I can't say enough good things about this ride. This is a century done right! Great food, SAG stops, plentiful ice, water, energy drinks, roving...
08-05-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By Lemond1985

Long climb yesterday to visit the sequoias, see...

Long climb yesterday to visit the sequoias, see the ferns and wildflowers. Yes, there are ferns and wildflowers in California in August ... at 6500 feet. Tough day, over 100 degrees, had to scrounge...
Forum: Foo
08-04-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10,018
Views: 2,024,939
Posted By jan230

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08-03-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,226
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

In my quest to keep my new rack securely attached...

In my quest to keep my new rack securely attached to my car, and to keep the local meth heads from nicking my rack, I purchased an extra heavy duty chain and lock.

Yes, I understand that a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,162
Posted By ooga-booga

anything that gets people out of cars should be...

anything that gets people out of cars should be celebrated vs damned. personally not a fan of e-bikes but comparing them to non-motorized bicycles is silly.
we don't expect all cyclists to ride the...
08-02-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,216
Posted By mynewnchome

This usually goes away2 minutes after beginning...

This usually goes away2 minutes after beginning to pedal
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,601
Posted By znomit

:50: ...

:50:
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My buddy looking at our immediate future. ...

My buddy looking at our immediate future.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48419887611_d80570a1bd_o_d.jpg

This kid was cute.
...
07-30-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,470
Posted By Hypno Toad

I have no idea how long shoes will last, I've had...

I have no idea how long shoes will last, I've had these for 15+ years and still use them on wet rides and for bike-errands.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 13,601
Posted By noodle soup

:foo: Sometimes it's not about finishing...

:foo:

Sometimes it's not about finishing first.

:innocent:
07-29-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By ooga-booga

headed up the coast to get my yearly camp...

headed up the coast to get my yearly camp pendleton pass and do a flattish century there and back but, lo and behold, after an unspirited 20 miles, discovered in del mar that i had broken one of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,162
Posted By flyerguy

I mostly just lurk around these forums but this...

I mostly just lurk around these forums but this thread was interesting from the perspective of someone who started e-biking three years ago. I see a lot of bad assumptions and misconceptions about...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,916
Posted By DrIsotope

All other things being equal, wider tires are...

All other things being equal, wider tires are more comfortable. A narrow tire basically trades that comfort in for better aerodynamics, and (generally speaking) more speed.

Worth running...
07-28-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Yesterday, 56 mostly flat miles from Camarillo...

Yesterday, 56 mostly flat miles from Camarillo and south on PCH. Got warm by the end of the ride.

Today, 102 km (sounds cooler in metric, doesn’t it :innocent: ) with 686 meters of climbing. From...
07-28-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By Beachgrad05

Yesterday I rode solo from Orange Metrolink...

Yesterday I rode solo from Orange Metrolink Station to Oceanside with route thru Santiago Canyon before heading to coast. It was very warm - average 90 F

I used my Camelbak Lobo hydration pack...
07-28-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By joesch

Nice ride. Since I have not been getting out...

Nice ride. Since I have not been getting out early and its been close to 100 on the last few hours of my SoCal rides, I have chosen some flat beach routes. Oceanside to Del Mar loop and SART the...
07-26-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,088
Posted By LaurieD

Thank you to everyone for all the kind welcomes...

Thank you to everyone for all the kind welcomes to my new bike :D

Here’s my two week update. I can’t believe I’ve had my bike for two weeks already. I ride almost every day. I ride about 10 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,236
Posted By Fox Farm

You can easily buy a frame and fork from Ritchey

You can easily buy a frame and fork from Ritchey
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,126
Posted By merlinextraligh

this thread is equivalent to asking " what was...

this thread is equivalent to asking " what was the worst sex you ever had?"

Some are better than others but none are worse than no bike (or no sex) at all.
07-25-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,612
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Better than a three-hour tour. :innocent:

Better than a three-hour tour. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,117
Posted By Darth Lefty

This will change cycling forever

This will change cycling forever
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,162
Posted By StephenH

I think it's largely a fad that'll come and go. ...

I think it's largely a fad that'll come and go.
How were motorcycles invented? By motorizing bicycles. It's been done.
I've got nothing against motorcycles, but can't see much point in trying to...
07-21-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,584
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Bicyclists still using a raised left arm to...

Bicyclists still using a raised left arm to "signal" a right turn, are indicating that they are more interested (or obsessed) with complying with tradition or a cryptic reference in a pamphlet, than...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By biketocamp

My new Trek Emonda ALR Custom Build

Pretty psyched on my new Trek ALR. I built it custom from the frame up. It's a nice climber, fast and great all arounder. Looking forward to more rides with it.

Trek Emonda ALR Custom - First...
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