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03-28-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By ooga-booga

that is the most catch-22 thing ever. half of me...

that is the most catch-22 thing ever. half of me wants to excoriate the mods and the other half wants to gift them magnums of champagne.
03-28-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

^simply awesome. thumbs way up.

^simply awesome. thumbs way up.
03-27-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 534
Posted By ooga-booga

during a ride? pepsi/coke if i need some "rocket...

during a ride? pepsi/coke if i need some "rocket fuel" to get over the actual or proverbial hill in the next 45 mins/1 hr.
a beer-preferably a great lager if it's warmer than 80 degrees out. if no...
03-27-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 196
Posted By ooga-booga

yet another reason to ride solo.

yet another reason to ride solo.
03-27-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By ooga-booga

don't take it personally. or maybe do. i've...

don't take it personally. or maybe do. i've requested access three times over the years with three different moderators only to end up stoned all three times.
timing is everything or it's better to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By ooga-booga

def ramped up the mileage being off work. not my...

def ramped up the mileage being off work. not my favorite time of year and here, in socal, it's been intermittent rain and wind for the
better part of the month. done some rain rides. done some wind...
03-26-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By ooga-booga

^ i think he meant from sb to la in the above...

^ i think he meant from sb to la in the above referenced post. it's thinly inferred/referenced and not the sledgehammer we are
used to here in bf land.
03-26-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

40+ miles in the ample wind around metro san...

40+ miles in the ample wind around metro san diego. if i didn't have march riding goals and wasn't close to achieving them, i woulda watched godzilla movies all day.
looking forward to the warmer...
03-25-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By ooga-booga

always prefer the west/park blvd entrance. did...

always prefer the west/park blvd entrance. did the east/north/whatever entrance in 29 palms from the visitor center a few years ago. it's a thankless and
pretty boring ascent until you finally hit...
03-25-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

105 miles today while working on the easiest...

105 miles today while working on the easiest century route in san diego area. beaches, mission bay, coronado. coolish and not
too many people out. some nice views but zero excitement.
03-25-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By ooga-booga

so with some free time this week, i kind of did a...

so with some free time this week, i kind of did a thing...

https://www.strava.com/activities/3218669252

take off the first five miles getting down to mission valley and the last five miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,343
Views: 357,674
Posted By ooga-booga

spruce street suspension bridge in the 92103...

spruce street suspension bridge in the 92103 bankers hill area of san diego by balboa park. built in the early part of the 20th century. not exactly empty but the figures help to realize the sense of...
03-24-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

45-miler in the escondido/lake wohlford area....

45-miler in the escondido/lake wohlford area. pavement at the bottom of lake wohlford (first half mile) is pretty wretched. ascending it is doable but i'd be really
really careful on that last part...
03-23-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

another 60-miler south from metro san diego...

another 60-miler south from metro san diego around the bottom of the bay and up to coronado and back with a few little sidebars.
social distancing or distant socializing more evident but it wasn't...
03-23-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 334
Posted By ooga-booga

hopefully they closed the beach as well. that...

hopefully they closed the beach as well. that would seem to be a larger concern.
**edit**oh good, they did.
03-22-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

63-miler from metro sd down to national city, up...

63-miler from metro sd down to national city, up to lemon grove and continued ups to la/jah mesa and santee, then west to san carlos/del cerro/college area before settling in
around talmadge,...
03-22-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By ooga-booga

as much as i dislike the topic, it is a great...

as much as i dislike the topic, it is a great movie.
03-22-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By ooga-booga

interesting. wish it were a little closer. for...

interesting. wish it were a little closer. for those of you that havenít ridden it, imho, the most spectacular parts are between hidden valley (close to the west entrance of park blvd) and jumbo...
03-22-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,388
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1515/902a9bdc_23ff_41c4_a2f9_f7a2b41be23c_45078ac4079c938f597ef0034031f0ba7ae13813.jpeg
'95 look kg 131 carbon fiber
Forum: Introductions
03-22-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By ooga-booga

the dark art of sarcasm still doesn't translate...

the dark art of sarcasm still doesn't translate well on these forums. you have been warned.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-20, 12:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,327
Posted By ooga-booga

you'd have a field day riding the mission...

you'd have a field day riding the mission beach/pacific beach bike path (ocean side..bay side is still relatively mellow-so far). try tomorrow for extra giggles.

rode mission bay/fiesta island...
03-22-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

agreed. tons of peds with many of them with...

agreed. tons of peds with many of them with woofers. thinking many of them are taking multiple walks (vs just the usual morning/evening one) with said woofers. some of those dogs are starting to look...
03-22-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 707
Posted By ooga-booga

possibly the beach (or joshua tree np). seems...

possibly the beach (or joshua tree np). seems like a ton o' peeps ended up at the beach here in san diego. so much for social distancing...
03-21-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

^similar experience today as well. 82 mile ride...

^similar experience today as well. 82 mile ride from north park area over to mission beach boardwalk which was okay for a spell but then started to bottleneck with skaters/joggers/wakers/cyclists
so...
03-21-20, 10:42 AM
Forum: Introductions
03-20-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By ooga-booga

welcome and happy trails!

welcome and happy trails!
03-20-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

30 miles around balboa park, downtown, old town,...

30 miles around balboa park, downtown, old town, mission bay/fiesta island, mission valley, kensington and normal heights.
tallied 92 (yes, i actually counted them out of curiousity) cyclists of...
03-19-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,829
Posted By ooga-booga

but wait...there's more! ...

but wait...there's more!

https://bikinginla.com/2020/03/17/bike-shops-threatened-by-coronavirus-and-solvang-century-organizer-spreads-false-coronavirus-conspiracy-theory/
03-19-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,216
Posted By ooga-booga

bluff cove never ever sucks...rain or shine....

bluff cove never ever sucks...rain or shine. hopefully, you nabbed more of the pvp area on your ride. if not...go back asap and grab your share of hills.
Forum: Touring
03-19-20, 03:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,938
Posted By ooga-booga

latest news is that california state park...

latest news is that california state park campgrounds are closed until further notice. given the craziness going on and the lack of management/oversite/response, your results may vary...
Forum: Touring
03-19-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,938
Posted By ooga-booga

musta been landini's. solid thin crust/ny style...

musta been landini's. solid thin crust/ny style pizza,
Forum: Foo
03-19-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 9,582
Views: 1,978,948
Posted By ooga-booga

i see what you did there. sarah vaughan-at mister...

i see what you did there. sarah vaughan-at mister kelly's (live). 1957.
Forum: Commuting
03-19-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,421
Posted By ooga-booga

speculating that things will be edgy until early...

speculating that things will be edgy until early july (unfortunately) when it really starts to ramp up tempwise in many parts of the us. plan for the worst...hope for the best.
i pray that my...
03-19-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

trying to get out every day since, well, you...

trying to get out every day since, well, you never know..a couple of punchy efforts but mostly just happy to be out. a little over 11 flattish miles very late afternoon post-rain with drying roads....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By ooga-booga

Post your Look bicycle

how many of you are rocking new or older look frames/bicycles? couldnít find a corresponding thread and searched but iím no sherlock. hereís a 1995 look kg 131 to start the proceedings:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26,692
Views: 16,637,516
Posted By ooga-booga

they've had so many models over the years...have...

they've had so many models over the years...have kinda lost track of them. usually down with the look style tho. woulda found some matching silver/light gray
handlebar tape to match the "look"...
03-17-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

50 miles around metro san diego plus a little...

50 miles around metro san diego plus a little spell over in coronado. rode past all the old grub & grog faves but with
the exception of nado gelato in coronado, they were all closed or under...
03-17-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,216
Posted By ooga-booga

oregon is closer to joining that exclusive club,...

oregon is closer to joining that exclusive club, no?
03-17-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,492
Posted By ooga-booga

a coolish 35+ miles over to city heights and down...

a coolish 35+ miles over to city heights and down south to tacos el gordo in chula vista for some essential pork adobada tacos for a late lunch. back up harbor drive into dtown
san diego and up to...
Forum: Foo
03-17-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9,582
Views: 1,978,948
Posted By ooga-booga

the the-mind bomb 1989 marlene dietrich-live...

the the-mind bomb 1989

marlene dietrich-live at the cafť de paris-june 21, 1954-1954

johnny marr-the messenger 2013

psychedelic furs-talk talk talk 1981

thundercat-apocalypse 2013
Forum: Touring
03-17-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,938
Posted By ooga-booga

but but that chaparral and native scrub is so...

but but that chaparral and native scrub is so cuddly and soft if you fall into it...
Forum: Touring
03-17-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,938
Posted By ooga-booga

rolled past there about 3pm today. enjoy the...

rolled past there about 3pm today. enjoy the populated part of san diego county!
Forum: Touring
03-15-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,938
Posted By ooga-booga

^grand ole bbq which is about 3 miles west of the...

^grand ole bbq which is about 3 miles west of the edge of alpine and located along old highway 80
(running parallel to the 8 freeway) might be worth a lunch stop for you. the texas turkey and...
03-15-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 563,069
Posted By ooga-booga

just got this built up in the last week. now have...

just got this built up in the last week. now have about 120 miles on it, mostly in the rain. itís the
new go-to bike vs my Ď85 steel pinarello and an Ď11 trek 5.2 cf madone.
...
03-13-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,651
Posted By ooga-booga

four rain rides in the last four days. temps have...

four rain rides in the last four days. temps have been in the upper 50's-low 60's, wind/wind gusts here and there
but nothing crazy or sustained. rocking a lightweight, foldable windproof +...
03-13-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By ooga-booga

i still stand by my suggestion in post #2...

i still stand by my suggestion in post #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . have done this ride/variants of this ride after riding a harder century or just a tough...
03-13-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By ooga-booga

^death valley np. flats for days/daze and climbs...

^death valley np. flats for days/daze and climbs (some biggies) if you want 'em. not much in terms of rollers tho...
03-13-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By ooga-booga

yikes! that's about what i expected tho. thanks...

yikes! that's about what i expected tho. thanks for the update. looks like more rain in the forecast nexrt week as well. may hafta wait till april to ride it cleanly.
03-13-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By ooga-booga

palos verdes is a good testing ground near you...

palos verdes is a good testing ground near you but the santa monicas will be better. longer climbs. some steep sections/climbs here and there along with sustained grades.
pch is flattish once west...
03-12-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By ooga-booga

this would involve getting off at either the...

this would involve getting off at either the irvine or san juan capistrano station. either would involve either routing around camp pendleton and riding on the 5 freeway
(a deal breaker for many...
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