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09-22-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Wait, are the rest of you devoting your energy...

Wait, are the rest of you devoting your energy and free time to cycling for reasons other than mountain lion avoidance? I heard a bunch of dudes in France just spent three weeks fleeing desperately...
09-09-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,467
Posted By sanmateoclimber

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Crab solidarity DiabloScott . These are interesting times...
09-01-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Yeah I'm going to start looking into air...

Yeah I'm going to start looking into air purifiers today. Even if this current issue resolves soon (and that's a big "if,") I'm sure I'll be glad to have it the next time we get hit by wildfire...
09-01-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,467
Posted By sanmateoclimber

I talked myself into a smart trainer (refurbed...

I talked myself into a smart trainer (refurbed kickr core) and Zwift last year to help keep up my momentum through the winter, which it did fairly well. At the time I didn't consider that it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,312
Posted By sanmateoclimber

The entire point of my anecdote was that the move...

The entire point of my anecdote was that the move was very abrupt and I had no way to anticipate it. The entire point of my post was that because of situations like this, I'm done using the MUP. Your...
08-19-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,467
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Ugh, yeah. I tried to wait out the heat yesterday...

Ugh, yeah. I tried to wait out the heat yesterday and went for a ride at six... only to find that it had quickly become crazy smoky. Probably shoulda just stayed home and smoked half a pack of...
08-05-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By sanmateoclimber

I guess your question is about water sources...

I guess your question is about water sources after Pescadero, but just in case this is helpful: there's a tap at the bakery on the main drag (Stage Rd) in Pescadero. It's hiding low to the wall along...
07-25-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Bike Hut Classic

Just figured I'd post this here for any Bay Area folks looking for a vaguely social experience on two wheels. Good climb, good cause, cool shirt.
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By sanmateoclimber

The Double Flat Blues

The other day I was cruising along minding my own business when, suddenly: BUMP-BUMP-hiss-hiss. I have no idea how I didn't see the rock sitting right in the middle of the shoulder, or how I managed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,641
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Holy cow thank you. I felt like I was taking...

Holy cow thank you. I felt like I was taking crazy pills.

No segment should ever cross a stop sign? Cliffy here and I are the only people on this thread who have ever come across a stop sign that...
05-26-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By sanmateoclimber

I'm sure that's true-- that place rocks and I'm...

I'm sure that's true-- that place rocks and I'm very grateful for what they do for the cycling community! Definitely not trying to knock them in any way because the jugs happened to be empty the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,582
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Ugh, probably. Haha thanks man.

Ugh, probably. Haha thanks man.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,582
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Oh for Christ's sake, it literally gives me a...

Oh for Christ's sake, it literally gives me a numerical score? I'm addicted already.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,582
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Last night I got home from my ride, and for the...

Last night I got home from my ride, and for the first time couldn't get the full leaderboard information to see how my new PRs stacked up. Approximately ninety seconds later, I was a Strava premium...
04-21-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Thanks! So seems like the enforcement is...

Thanks! So seems like the enforcement is generally focused on people driving out to the coast to hang out at beaches. Makes sense that the traffic display I saw was set up for traffic heading west...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,588
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Thinking about my second road bike

I was thinking about piggy-backing off the recent "new road bike" thread because I'm in a similar situation to that OP and would welcome any similar advice-- but hey, we're all a bit different, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,661
Posted By sanmateoclimber

I have suddenly let out a really weird, disgusted...

I have suddenly let out a really weird, disgusted "ugh!" just as some poor confused guy was overtaking me on the steepest Old La Honda hairpin yesterday. I had no idea you were back there, and I was...
12-30-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Thanks all, I had a successful and really...

Thanks all, I had a successful and really enjoyable first ride up the Diablo, and I'm already thinking about when I might head back for more. The weather was... basically completely perfect. Upper...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,760
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Glad to report back that after three weeks of...

Glad to report back that after three weeks of higher volume training, I hit this ride again yesterday and felt great. I paced it better (each of the climbs a few minutes slower than my PRs.) But...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,760
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Dear user terrymorse, Just admit it, you're...

Dear user terrymorse,

Just admit it, you're a true monster. Surely you knew that, putting this bug in my ear, I would find myself thinking about it as I wound my way through Woodside this...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,760
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Taking everything into consideration, I think...

Taking everything into consideration, I think this is right. I wasn't exposed to an enormous amount of heat/sun, but I think it snuck up on me and I let myself get a little more dehydrated than I...
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