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08-21-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By Beachgrad05

No idea what was going on in his mind. I was as...

No idea what was going on in his mind. I was as far to right as reasonable and holding a steady line. 🤷🏼*♀️
08-21-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Kind of my thinking. I would have caused a huge...

Kind of my thinking. I would have caused a huge pileup if I had come to a complete ALC stop. Have to know your environment. This wasn't an ALC ride and most riders are not aware of ALC safety...
08-21-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

I had a comment on Facebook from an ALC rider...

I had a comment on Facebook from an ALC rider that this wouldn’t have occurred if everyone had stopped at sign. Maybe but he tried to pass on my right well after stop sign and turn onto road.
...
08-21-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

So this happened on Cool Breeze in AM. I didn't...

So this happened on Cool Breeze in AM. I didn't know how close I came to being taken out by another cyclist. My friend who was riding behind me told me later how this guy nearly hit my rear wheel....
08-18-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Was nice to see TrojanHorse and tunavic at Cool...

Was nice to see TrojanHorse and tunavic at Cool Breeze. Glad Garmin saved ride at lunch and didn’t lose it. I had that happen on Day 3 of AIDS/Lifecycle in 2018.

One of my friends was riding her...
08-15-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,266
Posted By Beachgrad05

I just had a flat on way to work yesterday. ...

I just had a flat on way to work yesterday. Might have taken me 10 minutes. I checked over tire both outside and inside thoroughly before putting new tube in.
08-11-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Thatís my plan as well as I took day off

Thatís my plan as well as I took day off
08-11-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,495
Posted By Beachgrad05

Iím lucky. I used to work at my LBS and even...

Iím lucky. I used to work at my LBS and even prior to working there if I had an issue I would take in at non-busy time and see if they can at least diagnose issue and often they will make the...
08-10-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

TrojanHorse - so are you riding CB? I found a...

TrojanHorse - so are you riding CB? I found a roomie so am keeping my room in Ventura Fri night. Have couple Unlikely Cyclist friends and husbands plus a few AIDS/Lifecycle ladies I know doing ride....
08-10-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

These coveted wheels in Zwift out in the wild on...

These coveted wheels in Zwift out in the wild on a lady riding with TUCís bike...
08-09-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Iíve got those w/o having logged into SSA

Iíve got those w/o having logged into SSA
08-09-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Was having ongoing issue with not being able to...

Was having ongoing issue with not being able to shift into big ring since purchasing Bianchi. Have it on trainer currently to do Zwift Academy. But for certain things I need the big ring. So took...
08-08-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 24,231
Posted By Beachgrad05

I plan on it but just hadn't had time before the...

I plan on it but just hadn't had time before the first two workouts that fit my schedule. ZA started on Monday. I have an issue with the Bianchi tho. It has twice stopped shifting chain onto big...
08-08-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 24,231
Posted By Beachgrad05

I havenít used Zwift in well over a year. Bianchi...

I havenít used Zwift in well over a year. Bianchi was purchased with Zwift in mind as well as for commute. So I havenít tried any of new routes yet (Innsbruck, New York and two new Watopia areas). ...
08-08-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Me! I have a room but couldn't find a roommate...

Me! I have a room but couldn't find a roommate so debating on cancelling room. Message/Text me if you might be interested in carpooling up?
08-06-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

jsigone Last night I rode trainer and...

jsigone

Last night I rode trainer and started about 8PM and my workout ran until 9:20pm. I had both fans going. My husband went to bed at some point around 9pm (normal for him) and he was sound...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,209
Posted By Beachgrad05

Somehow I seem to miss knowing WHEN the buy...

Somehow I seem to miss knowing WHEN the buy one/get one is.

I too use Infinit. I have pretty much stuck with the premix versions such as GoFar, Jet Fuel and Speed. I just ordered some custom...
08-05-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

I don't think it is terribly loud. I use not far...

I don't think it is terribly loud. I use not far from our bedroom often after husband has gone to bed. He hasn't complained. Once the FANS are all running full blast on top of it, the sound of the...
08-04-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

Signed up for Zwift Academy. Put my Bianchi on...

Signed up for Zwift Academy. Put my Bianchi on the trainer.
...
08-02-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,893
Posted By Beachgrad05

I gathered you stopped at the Subway/Chevron when...

I gathered you stopped at the Subway/Chevron when my routing that I borrowed off you....wanted me to turn into that shopping center off Chapman. I was barely into ride at that point having started...
07-31-19, 07:46 PM
07-31-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

If you go the PCH way...it won't be too bad? I...

If you go the PCH way...it won't be too bad? I had fun last Sat on my ride thru Santiago. I used a route you shared with me to figure out route after Santiago Cyn. I enjoyed it. Was a first for...
07-30-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Beachgrad05

I have self donated $1500 toward my fundraising. ...

I have self donated $1500 toward my fundraising. The cause is that important to me.
07-30-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,964
Posted By Beachgrad05

With regard to DMV. I got my real ID well before...

With regard to DMV. I got my real ID well before my DL expired in April. I made an appt. and was seen ontime. I was out of there within 30 min. Would have been faster but the person helping...
07-28-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,406
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...
07-27-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

Had a lovely ride despite heat. Ran into...

Had a lovely ride despite heat.

Ran into tunavic and friends at Breakwater too.
07-26-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

Thx!

Thx!
07-26-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

Looks like I will be riding solo on Saturday....

Looks like I will be riding solo on Saturday. Thankfully I am independent enough to ride alone if need be. :thumb:

Riding thru Santiago Cyn is what I prefer to do rather than boring SART to PCH...
07-24-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

I am at 350 miles for July. Saturday...

I am at 350 miles for July.

Saturday 7/27/19: I am planning a ride to Oceanside out of Orange Metrolink station...either route thru Santiago Cyn or down SART and along coast (if too hot or I'm...
07-22-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By Beachgrad05

Electra Townieís are awesome cruisers.

Electra Townieís are awesome cruisers.
07-20-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,515
Posted By Beachgrad05

I am riding Cool Breeze. Havenít since 2016 with...

I am riding Cool Breeze. Havenít since 2016 with PhotoJoe
07-20-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

Yep! I saw a group coming off trail as we were...

Yep! I saw a group coming off trail as we were regrouping.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By Beachgrad05

Thanks everyone. Think I will go with my initial...

Thanks everyone. Think I will go with my initial instinct of 23 on front. As an Athena I think I prefer the 25 on rear wheel. Doubt I would experience handling issues. Have experience with 23ís on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By Beachgrad05

Put 23 on front?

Put 23 on front?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By Beachgrad05

Tire width different front - rear question

I recently had an issue with Continental tire. They sent me a replacement but in 23 not the 25 it replaced. Rather than deal with trying to send back for a 25 I wonder if I can use it on bike with...
07-19-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,515
Posted By Beachgrad05

I'm doing really well! Finally 95% (estimated)...

I'm doing really well! Finally 95% (estimated) recovered shoulder. I'm commuting 3-4 times a week as many weeks as I'm able and riding on weekends. Working on my fitness and slimming down. Sorry...
07-19-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,515
Posted By Beachgrad05

@eja_bottecchia there is a 1 day event in orange...

@eja_bottecchia there is a 1 day event in orange county. https://www.radianthealthcenters.org/events/ocra They have 30 and 60 mile route options.
Forum: Commuting
07-19-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By Beachgrad05

Gee...since there aren't water bottles you assume...

Gee...since there aren't water bottles you assume they fell out? Duh....I took them out pre photo. :rolleyes:
07-19-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 702
Posted By Beachgrad05

AIDS/Lifecycle 2020 Rider 1107

I lost my brother Scott to HIV/AIDS May 6, 2006. He was 43. I have ridden AIDS Lifecycle three times now in his memory and to prevent others from experiencing loss of loved one. 2020 will be my...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By Beachgrad05

I tore my rotator cuff and bicep connecting...

I tore my rotator cuff and bicep connecting tendon in my shoulder doing overhead bike pose at halfway point of AIDS/Lifecycle 2018. Putting bike down and reaching it out to get past the boulder I...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,684
Posted By Beachgrad05

I can relate. Late 90's, I had got my Schwinn...

I can relate. Late 90's, I had got my Schwinn Mesa GS mtn bike and was using it to commute to work about 6 miles. Something happened at work and I had ridden that day. I was extremely...
07-18-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,136
Posted By Beachgrad05

Hahahaha It was nice to find something not...

Hahahaha

It was nice to find something not far from my house (further than from yours) with climbing I can work on. And roads I can explore. I get tired of driving to ride hills.
07-18-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,406
Posted By Beachgrad05

14 inches from my wheel. Much closer to my...

14 inches from my wheel. Much closer to my shoulder. I actually flinched my shoulders inward.

If he hadn't stopped a bit ahead these would have been sent to FedEx. I got on sidewalk and...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,986,267
Posted By Beachgrad05

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/06a70cdb_0caa_4e19_89f3_0478c2bf10d6_7e078e5adf7ffa5294cac52d02c6b449a8c9d91e.jpeg

Bianchi Vigorelli- has better cubicle than I do...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 112,923
Posted By Beachgrad05

A month or so ago I found an older IPhone and...

A month or so ago I found an older IPhone and Otterbox case. First I saw one part of the case....then the phone. Phone was working and undamaged thanks to the otterbox. It likely fell from a car...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,050
Posted By Beachgrad05

By most direct route from my house it is about...

By most direct route from my house it is about 6.25 miles to office from my house. I could take a variety of streets and have option of going kind of "wrong" way initially to get on MUP which adds...
07-18-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Beachgrad05

I'm younger than you. I had THR of left hip Oct...

I'm younger than you. I had THR of left hip Oct 30, 2017. I was on my bike trainer 3 weeks post op. Rode a metric century on Christmas 2017 on trainer. Rode a full imperial century on Super Bowl...
07-18-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,406
Posted By Beachgrad05

Rode a metric on Monday for a shake ...

Rode a metric on Monday for a shake
https://strava.app.link/vTEqkfeMqY
...
07-18-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,406
Posted By Beachgrad05

Womens group at the Unlikely Cyclist. Plus Iím...

Womens group at the Unlikely Cyclist. Plus Iím not far away! I donít always ride with TUC but riding with others is nice

I rode Turnbull Cyn recently https://strava.app.link/Ai7mA1RLqY
07-18-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Beachgrad05

When I started out it took a while to find a...

When I started out it took a while to find a group to ride with. Being a woman and unfit at time plus on hybrid that meant most groups were not going to work. Found a womenís group on meetup. They...
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