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10-16-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By calamarichris

From Carlsbad to Torrey Pines and back. 35 miles,...

From Carlsbad to Torrey Pines and back. 35 miles, which is the longest ride I've managed since June.
Either I had undiagnosed Covid back in Late Feb, or I'm just too goddam fat to take a full breath...
10-15-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 808
Posted By calamarichris

Don't care if it's one mile or 125, if it's on a...

Don't care if it's one mile or 125, if it's on a deserted PCH early on a Tuesday morning or rush-hour in OC, every ride with my little Biscuitbutt is like the last precious breath in my airhose.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By Hapsmo911

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again...

Well some faith restored in Garmin. I tried again via online chat. They offered a full warranty so sending mine in tomorrow.
10-11-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By CAT7RDR

Just trying to get a little stronger in the...

Just trying to get a little stronger in the Whittier-Puente Hills, 50 miles and 6400 feet of climb according to ridewithgps. Garmin likes to give me more but I think 8.8K+ is inflated. Typical Sunday...
10-10-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By nesdog

38 miles today, mostly a ramble through Thousand...

38 miles today, mostly a ramble through Thousand Oaks, eventually climbing and descending into Hidden Valley from the Newbury Park side and exiting in Westlake.
Saw my usual Saturday shop ride...
10-07-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By JS41989

My First Century Ride

I picked up my first road bike on June 27th. Though Iíd been cycling frequently during the shutdown, I had never biked more than 19 miles on my hybrid. I set a goal after picking up my Tarmac to...
09-29-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note after taking the train from san diego up...

c-note after taking the train from san diego up to san juan capistrano and riding back. some toodling around san clemente. really coolish/overcast/foggy
most of the day after expecting the worst of...
09-20-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By calamarichris

Made 25 flat miles today, and I remember when one...

Made 25 flat miles today, and I remember when one water bottle used to get me through 25 miles on my way to another 75.
Pretty discouraged. Trying to burn off my quarantine-fifteen, and it seems...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,072
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, you've been gone too long and have forgotten...

Ah, you've been gone too long and have forgotten how threads can slide sideways faster than Gatorskins on wet hairpin.

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09-18-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,981
Posted By ooga-booga

i pedaled slow and i felt it. 15 miles with one...

i pedaled slow and i felt it. 15 miles with one decent little 100 foot climb. it felt more like a cat 1 ascent.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,644
Posted By seau grateau

You can put your weed in there.

You can put your weed in there.
09-12-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,043
Posted By Litespud

I see gravel riding as non-technical mountain...

I see gravel riding as non-technical mountain biking - not so many roots and rocks, more fire roads. Actually sounds pretty good - mountain biking lite :thumb:
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,043
Posted By Koyote

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.
09-12-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By adamhenry

I decided to try out my new Pendleton bike pass...

I decided to try out my new Pendleton bike pass today. I went in at main gate and rode to the gate at the south end of San Onofre. It was a nice ride with a good mix of rolling terrain. The traffic...
09-09-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By ooga-booga

30-spot dtown and metro san diego. aq not the...

30-spot dtown and metro san diego. aq not the best so didn't go hard-at all. i rarely do anyway.
09-09-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By stuff shredman

The Saturday over Labor Day weekend, I rode for...

The Saturday over Labor Day weekend, I rode for my first time from my house in Pasadena up Angeles Crest (Hwy2) to the Mt Wilson Observatory. Got out early to beat the heat. Even though air temps...
09-06-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By calamarichris

Ack. Only rode 18 miles and didn't even leave...

Ack. Only rode 18 miles and didn't even leave Carlsbad. Got an early start, but still didn't beat the heat or the holiday traffic. PCH was a madhouse of texting drivers darting for parking spots at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 14,072
Posted By Bah Humbug

It takes not very much power to go 31mph instead...

It takes not very much power to go 31mph instead of 30mph? For a car, I guess.
08-16-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By ooga-booga

left the haus at 11:55am (so much discipline)....

left the haus at 11:55am (so much discipline). rode west and then northwest up the coast (contacting the coast at torrey pines state beach) to beat the heat
on the late side since i'm not an early...
08-16-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By CAT7RDR

Headed out from home at 0500 to checkout my...

Headed out from home at 0500 to checkout my lighting system and beat the heat. Caught the sunrise in Turnbull Canyon but no deer today just a dead coyote that was not wily nor Wile E.

Looped back...
08-16-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By nesdog

Intended to do a 35 mile early jaunt on Saturday....

Intended to do a 35 mile early jaunt on Saturday. Headed out at 7:30 to Hidden Valley with Dos Vientos as the turn around spot. Flatted in HV. Then the heat turned up! Opted to turn around at the end...
08-14-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By adamhenry

Today I rode from Oceanside harbor to Leucadia...

Today I rode from Oceanside harbor to Leucadia Blvd. and back. It was pretty normal and uneventful until I got back to Pacific St about halfway between Wisconsin and Seagaze. I heard a loud horn...
08-13-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By ooga-booga

last half year has been...interesting....

last half year has been...interesting. today....and had a within two inches pass by a white mercedes in palos verdes while riding with another forum dweller
about two months ago...and then got...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 860
Posted By Bah Humbug

Still, why a watch? The 945 is an amazing watch...

Still, why a watch? The 945 is an amazing watch but it's utter overkill for your use, and you can get everything you need from an Edge 130. Or a Wahoo Bolt. And they'd cost less, and do what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,091
Posted By trekmogul

Well guys I made my maiden voyage on a bike after...

Well guys I made my maiden voyage on a bike after the crash 17 days ago on my bike I wrecked on. Still very sore and just not right but felt good to get out and give it a try yesterday afternoon and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By robbyville

Arghhhhhhh

Todaysís update,

the headset is perfect and smooth, I am ever so happy that I took the time to take apart the front end.... said nobody ever!

my creak was back in good form today, one of the...
08-07-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,264
Posted By tomato coupe

... and end with an "o".

... and end with an "o".
08-07-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,264
Posted By asgelle

Is the reason a Colnago failure is more relevant...

Is the reason a Colnago failure is more relevant to Cervelo than Trek because Colnago and Cervelo both start with C?
08-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By ooga-booga

34-miler taking in the east grade road (sd county...

34-miler taking in the east grade road (sd county hwy s7) of palomar mountain from lake henshaw up to the s6 (south grade)/s7 junction by mothers and the post office.
mothers was closed (looked like...
08-06-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By CAT7RDR

Took a loopy spin from home up to GMR. Takes me...

Took a loopy spin from home up to GMR. Takes me 32 miles to get to the south base of GMR. More of a challenge for me with some miles on my legs. Oh well, 80 miles and 6.7K ft of climb on a glorious...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Swisstop BXP are even better.

Swisstop BXP are even better.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lazyass

Woah, I didn't even know that. Mine has the 1.75...

Woah, I didn't even know that. Mine has the 1.75 brim.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,731
Posted By guadzilla

Where the hell are all these guys at the hilly...

Where the hell are all these guys at the hilly races?

I'll tell you where they are NOT - not in Asia, that's for sure. At 180lb, i am atleast 20lb heavier than most guys i race with, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,731
Posted By WhyFi

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this...

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this oh-so-serious thread...

Shortly after reading this comment, I was driving and had someone just in front of me commit one of my pet peeves - a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,731
Posted By ooga-booga

going back to the concession stand to replenish...

going back to the concession stand to replenish the xl coke and large popcorn tub...
08-01-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note in the san berdoos with fellow forumite...

c-note in the san berdoos with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe. started just after 6am near silverwood lake and the ca hwy 138/173 junction.
climbed the 138 into crestline, angled over to lake gregory,...
08-01-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 52,804
Posted By calamarichris

Just rode PCH from Carlsbad to Del Mar and back...

Just rode PCH from Carlsbad to Del Mar and back on this windy, humid day. The sea breezes were cool, but the traffic was nuts. At least the Saharizona tourists aren't flying the Confederate flag this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,091
Posted By Sy Reene

Crashes suck. Looking at the above damage, I...

Crashes suck. Looking at the above damage, I can only hope you have some spares. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,091
Posted By trekmogul

RACOON CRASH 2nd time ...!

Ok guys was not going to say anything but knowing me, i have to tell things. Week ago Thursday 25 miles into a early 40 mile bike ride I was taken out by a raccoon at about 20MPH. 10 stitches to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,919
Posted By woodcraft

Kudos to you guys for keeping cool in a hot...

Kudos to you guys for keeping cool in a hot discussion.

Does anyone have explanation for the radical variation in the amount that folks sweat?


Personally, I sweat relatively little, live in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,919
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2012/07/24/istock_000011455445large-3f355882cb24a49461f433aa683c32b7964ee748-s1200.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,919
Posted By walnutz

My head hurts.

My head hurts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:07 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,919
Posted By genejockey

I think a good bass player definitely makes...

I think a good bass player definitely makes things cooler. Especially a stand-up bass.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,997
Posted By GlennR

I use $100 bills.

I use $100 bills.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,997
Posted By GlennR

You mean the pandemic is over also?

You mean the pandemic is over also?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,731
Posted By WhyFi

Brrrr - did it just get shilly in here, or is it...

Brrrr - did it just get shilly in here, or is it just me?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,997
Posted By GlennR

You guys are obsessing over Garmin data, imagine...

You guys are obsessing over Garmin data, imagine if they got your Google or Apple data. Everywhere you go, everything you look at.

As it was said, George Orwell would be shocked at the amount of...
07-26-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,396
Posted By Homebrew01

Ahem.....We have clearly determined that the...

Ahem.....We have clearly determined that the crazy people only have 1 or 2 bikes.
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