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11-22-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,267
Posted By ooga-booga

it will be interesting to see if this actually...

it will be interesting to see if this actually gets built and is actually successful. my hope/wish is that it is.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By ooga-booga

^close to joining you. have had a garmin unit the...

^close to joining you. have had a garmin unit the last 6 years. awkward computer/app interface. starts dropping rides with zero chance of recovery
after a while. lots of issues syncing with an...
11-21-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 643
Posted By ooga-booga

main takeaway (for me at least) is to stay...

main takeaway (for me at least) is to stay somewhat active by at least walking/staying mobile vs shutting everything down and laying around.
sure...you're not crushing a 50-miler but anything is...
11-21-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 164,666
Posted By ooga-booga

free speech in an open society-rodney a. smolla....

free speech in an open society-rodney a. smolla. non-fiction. highly recommended.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 18,937
Views: 3,847,021
Posted By ooga-booga

already had two of these lights. will likely add...

already had two of these lights. will likely add another two. can't be lit up enough these days...

https://www.knog.com.au/bike-lights/plus-twinpack.html
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9,531
Views: 1,963,389
Posted By ooga-booga

shuggie otis-freedom flight 1971 graham...

shuggie otis-freedom flight 1971

graham parker-squeezing out sparks 1979

giorgio moroder-from here to eternity 1977

depeche mode-playing the angel 2005

genesis-duke 1980
11-20-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By ooga-booga

yah weird day today weatherwise in coastal san...

yah weird day today weatherwise in coastal san diego. obvious fall transition day today from the last two hot days of indian summer heat brought cloudiness, overcast,
(southern) winds and a strange...
11-19-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By ooga-booga

the general la/oc basin (and even san diego)...

the general la/oc basin (and even san diego) basins seem to miss much of whatever storms come our way.
something about rain-laden clouds hitting a 4,000+foot mountain range tho. i have been caught...
Forum: Southwest
11-18-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,031
Posted By ooga-booga

pretty boring ascent. road's end is pretty but...

pretty boring ascent. road's end is pretty but it's a slog until then. descent is mostly straight but it's fast and potentially subject to some unruly crosswinds.
avoid it on the weekend if you can....
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9,531
Views: 1,963,389
Posted By ooga-booga

again... king crimson-larks' tongues in...

again...

king crimson-larks' tongues in aspic 1973

king crimson-starless and bible black 1974

king crimson-red 1974.
11-14-19, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By ooga-booga

no quit. legendary and iconic. incredible...

no quit. legendary and iconic. incredible palmares that gets overlooked.
11-13-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By ooga-booga

the eternal second passes...

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/raymond-poulidor-dies-aged-83/

r.i.p. poupou.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 9,531
Views: 1,963,389
Posted By ooga-booga

box set nite... eric clapton-crossroads 1988...

box set nite...

eric clapton-crossroads 1988

faces-five guys walk into a bar... 2004

steely dan-citizen steely dan 1993

roxy music-the thrill of it all 1995
11-11-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,341
Posted By ooga-booga

arguably (but doubtfully) maybe with emotional...

arguably (but doubtfully) maybe with emotional rescue and goat's head soup. absolutely not regarding between the buttons and beggars banquet.
11-11-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 612
Views: 27,280
Posted By ooga-booga

^wut. sandinista? really? london calling? really?...

^wut. sandinista? really? london calling? really? debut album? really? time to dive into the only band that really mattters.

in other news, has anyone seen the recent linda ronstadt documentary...
11-11-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,037
Posted By ooga-booga

they did a really nice job on the sorrento valley...

they did a really nice job on the sorrento valley < > ucsd bike path paralleling (word?) the 5 freeway. that bridge over genesee wasn't a cheap chicken.
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 9,531
Views: 1,963,389
Posted By ooga-booga

john cale-paris 1919 1973 lou reed-berlin...

john cale-paris 1919 1973

lou reed-berlin 1973

roxy music-for your pleasure 1973

brian eno-here come the warm jets 1974

john cale-fear 1974
11-08-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 765
Posted By ooga-booga

that's no ordinary sixer...pfriem is top notch...

that's no ordinary sixer...pfriem is top notch stuff. wish more of it made it down to southern california.
i totally understand why it doesn't.
11-08-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By ooga-booga

not being a mtb'er or gravel grinder but coming...

not being a mtb'er or gravel grinder but coming across trailheads/truck trails/dirt/gravel while being a roadie in the sammos (and having done extensive hiking in socal) hasn't really
yielded a lot...
11-07-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,037
Posted By ooga-booga

^my socal coastal (non-raining) winter/spring...

^my socal coastal (non-raining) winter/spring experience is:

two pairs of cycling socks or one thicker pair of wool socks
full bib tights. if they have "wind panels" on the front, so much the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-19, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2,278
Views: 334,133
Posted By ooga-booga

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1626/53221188_f5ac_4950_8eac_0548476056b2_4bbe92906f8f6032c3012b49c968691caaa2b3c1.jpeg
eastbound on ca hwy 138 near lake silverwood
11-05-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 95,413
Posted By ooga-booga

looks like gmr/grr is first on your list...if you...

looks like gmr/grr is first on your list...if you ever make it out to socal...
11-05-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 95,413
Posted By ooga-booga

51 windy miles. the leaves were blowing but the...

51 windy miles. the leaves were blowing but the dust wasn't.
11-05-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,037
Posted By ooga-booga

made it out to the campo area. started from the...

made it out to the campo area. started from the descanso hwy 79/8 fwy parking lot on the nw corner of the intersection.
lots of headwind up to guatay that wasn't in the forecast. down to pine valley...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 131,295
Posted By ooga-booga

RubeRad, where in san diego?

RubeRad, where in san diego?
11-04-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,037
Posted By ooga-booga

little sd metro local ride of twenty miles. windy...

little sd metro local ride of twenty miles. windy but (still) warm. fairly quiet everywhere including the usually busy areas such as
the waterfront, little italy, balboa park, gaslamp and north park...
11-04-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 38,794
Posted By ooga-booga

stuck in a socal west coast ipa or lager vibe...

stuck in a socal west coast ipa or lager vibe lately. unfortunately, pale ales are currenly ded. only had a few wines that truly demanded my full attention in the last three months.
Forum: Foo
11-04-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9,531
Views: 1,963,389
Posted By ooga-booga

boz scaggs-slow dancer 1974.

boz scaggs-slow dancer 1974.
Forum: Commuting
11-02-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,480
Posted By ooga-booga

congrats on the exciting news! goleta has good,...

congrats on the exciting news! goleta has good, signed bike routes on the north side of the 101. haven't ridden the south side in so long that i don't remember.
it would follow that the ucsb side...
11-02-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,536
Posted By ooga-booga

it obviously ain't the hills. could be bike fit....

it obviously ain't the hills. could be bike fit. could be diet, stress or "life forces." personally? i think it's litespeed vs trek. maybe the litespeed was her "soul bike."
vive la difference. i'd...
10-31-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By ooga-booga

super yikes!

super yikes!
10-31-19, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 880
Posted By ooga-booga

flip your bike upside down and place the lock low...

flip your bike upside down and place the lock low as well. thieves bending over really low are a little more obvious...
Forum: Touring
10-31-19, 12:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By ooga-booga

i'd try to tackle more the first day...like...

i'd try to tackle more the first day...like 115-130 miles...especially if the topography is easier. you'll be fresher the first day and shorten the second day.
if the route include lots of...
10-30-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,225
Posted By ooga-booga

^ i remember chest straps like this and they were...

^ i remember chest straps like this and they were super easy to replace/access battery.
Forum: Touring
10-30-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 986
Posted By ooga-booga

a good/decent night's sleep, a big breakfast and...

a good/decent night's sleep, a big breakfast and an early start goes a long, long ways. even plodding along, by noon you've got around sixty miles and can really plod the last forty.
10-30-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By ooga-booga

not currently. i distinctly remember a time in...

not currently. i distinctly remember a time in november like in 1993 or 1994 when i was enrolled at ucsd. skies had been gray/ashen for two-three days because of a multiplicity
of fires in the...
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By ooga-booga

yes. california is home to 280 state parks, 9...

yes. california is home to 280 state parks, 9 national parks (15.5% of the us total), 20 national forests (12.99% of the us total) plus other sanctuaries, preserves and the like. it's still not...
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By ooga-booga

that ain't helping for sure. if we had a godzilla...

that ain't helping for sure. if we had a godzilla or king kong on call to come in and stomp some busses, destroy some buidings, eat some floats, steal candy from babies in strollers,
it might slow...
10-30-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By ooga-booga

^haha you're likely right. i mean what are the...

^haha you're likely right. i mean what are the odds that all three are true?
10-30-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,225
Posted By ooga-booga

would you agree that changing the battery...

would you agree that changing the battery removal/replacement could/should be tool free?
10-30-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By ooga-booga

^riiiiggghhhhttt...ask the various and multiple...

^riiiiggghhhhttt...ask the various and multiple municipalities that his campaign owes money to.
not that he was any more/less financially viable in the 80's with the tdt but i digress...

there...
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By ooga-booga

that ship sailed nearly 60 years ago.

that ship sailed nearly 60 years ago.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By ooga-booga

biggest socal fire problem is urban/wild...

biggest socal fire problem is urban/wild interface and population along with structures completely surrounded by fire zones. a vast majority of these structures are not truly
fireproof nor fire...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,247
Posted By ooga-booga

cinelli supercorsa in pearl white or pegoretti...

cinelli supercorsa in pearl white or pegoretti...
10-30-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,037
Posted By ooga-booga

60+ miles heading east into the santa ana winds...

60+ miles heading east into the santa ana winds and the mt. helix/rancho san diego area. up to jamul and past the casino.
hard right onto otay lakes rd for a well-deserved tailwind, down to bonita...
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By ooga-booga

yeah they be. on a lighter note...(and...

yeah they be.

on a lighter note...(and hoping it never comes to pass) you only have room/time to evac one bike...which one?
10-30-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By ooga-booga

you want the cyclists to roll through beauty...

you want the cyclists to roll through beauty pageant dressing rooms?!
hairdryer/curler in the spokes! #teamrevlon (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=teamrevlon). i...
10-30-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,225
Posted By ooga-booga

incorrect. have the correct screwdriver and it's...

incorrect. have the correct screwdriver and it's still a pita. there's a better way than what they've got.
make the backing threaded so you can screw it on and make the entire operation tool free.
Forum: Introductions
10-30-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By ooga-booga

howdy from chill san diego...home of the tacos...

howdy from chill san diego...home of the tacos and beer ride.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By ooga-booga

Best wishes. Wish everyone in a similar situation...

Best wishes. Wish everyone in a similar situation were as proactive as you and your family.
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