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09-22-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

The positive aspect is you are alive and healthy...

The positive aspect is you are alive and healthy enough to ride! We only have a finite number of sunrises each one is a blessing enjoy them while you can!
Best way to deal with idiots as you...
09-21-20, 06:56 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I went up to Big Bear since we still had...

Wife & I went up to Big Bear since we still had our resort reservations for the postponed now cancelled Tour. The El Dorado fire & closure of the 38 would have caused major problems anyway. The...
09-11-20, 02:49 PM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Santiago Cyn. Road early this morning. Passed...

Santiago Cyn. Road early this morning. Passed one (1) cyclist heading NW until the downhill almost to Cook's when a handfew were just starting the climb. Sun came up a foreboding hazy orange. ...
09-09-20, 02:25 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

I don't have a Strava account so can't post a...

I don't have a Strava account so can't post a map. Bear in mind my wife & I both work so the routes we take may be crowded on weekday commute times. That said I assume you're familiar with the area...
09-08-20, 07:16 AM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

No waves & packed beaches meant 3 good rides. ...

No waves & packed beaches meant 3 good rides. Sat. looped around Tustin/Irvine/Costa Mesa. Sun. went up Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/Fullerton Rd./East-West Rds. Added a few hills to start with up...
09-02-20, 08:41 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

if you need to step out of the office to "make...

if you need to step out of the office
to "make a personal call" while riding on cogswell dam rd...be very aware there is an absolute ton of poison oak on the north side of the road (and some on the...
08-24-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By 2seven0

Hi Chris I used an Easton EA90 10 deg. 130 mm...

Hi Chris I used an Easton EA90 10 deg. 130 mm stem and EC70 Aero-style bars. Put a 5mm spacer above & below the stem using negative 10 degree mounting worked out perfect. I bought the stem on sale...
08-21-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Santiago Cyn Road NW to SE again this am. ...

Santiago Cyn Road NW to SE again this am. Beautiful morning felt a little cooler. Only saw 3 cyclists going other way & was passed by 1 midway. Liking it better on Fridays than the weekend. ...
08-10-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I ride the Peters Cyn Trail frequently. ...

Wife & I ride the Peters Cyn Trail frequently. South from Portola it turns 90 deg. before the RR tracks and exits onto Harvard. Take Harvard south & pick up the S D Creek trail just south of...
08-01-20, 04:19 PM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

I've been trying to go to a 4-day workweek for...

I've been trying to go to a 4-day workweek for awhile but fortunately have been too busy to actually take Fridays off. Yesterday was the first Fri. in months that I haven't worked so mostly weekend...
07-31-20, 04:51 PM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Wife had to work today so I set off early on a...

Wife had to work today so I set off early on a wandering ride over Santiago Cyn. Hardly any cyclists & light vehicle traffic. Wanted to recon the Aliso Creek bikeway so I entered it on the north...
07-27-20, 06:57 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Sat. through Anaheim Hills up & over Serrano. ...

Sat. through Anaheim Hills up & over Serrano. Sun. Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/Fullerton Rd./East-West loop. Clear & sunny on Sunday.
West
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,024
Posted By 2seven0

As with just about any manufactured product there...

As with just about any manufactured product there can be a big difference between "inexpensive" and "cheap".
Disclaimer: Don't own any Rapha gear and am completely neutral on them.
West
07-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By 2seven0

Best wishes for a speedy recovery hope you get...

Best wishes for a speedy recovery hope you get back on the bike soon.
West
P.S. "The bike is fine it landed on me." LOL!
07-13-20, 06:56 AM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Spent our anniversary weekend Fri. & Sat. in Big...

Spent our anniversary weekend Fri. & Sat. in Big Bear riding all over hill & dale. Beautiful weather both days! Heard it was a bit warm down here in the flatlands.
West
06-17-20, 09:14 AM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

One of my favorite stretches of road along the...

One of my favorite stretches of road along the Tour de Big Bear route from the dam all along the north lakeside. Assume you turned onto Shay Road to get to the 38? Yeah not much but residential &...
06-12-20, 12:05 PM
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Views: 603
Posted By 2seven0

FYI I surfed Cottons this morning & the trail is...

FYI I surfed Cottons this morning & the trail is open at least from Christianitos south towards Basilone. There is a portable lighted sign at the bridge saying bike path is closed use shoulder but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,939
Posted By 2seven0

Apologies for the rants didn't intend to stray...

Apologies for the rants didn't intend to stray from the forum topic it just snowballed.
West
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,939
Posted By 2seven0

Just gave my opinions. Well if that's your...

Just gave my opinions. Well if that's your opinion fine but you didn't elaborate as to why I'm wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,939
Posted By 2seven0

True but so what? Not germain to the current...

True but so what? Not germain to the current situation.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,939
Posted By 2seven0

So- stumping for his govt-funded proposals to get...

So- stumping for his govt-funded proposals to get the country out of the Depression is tantamount to forcing hundreds of thousands of businesses to close leaving millions unemployed and trashing our...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,939
Posted By 2seven0

Pithy insults notwithstanding, I'd like for...

Pithy insults notwithstanding, I'd like for anyone to refute my position with facts and common sense:
Is the Wuhan Virus (COVID-19) a hoax? No!!
Is it extremely dangerous if not deadly to a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,939
Posted By 2seven0

News flash: "Until it's safe" means NEVER!! I...

News flash: "Until it's safe" means NEVER!! I guess FDR was just a blithering fool to have opined that the only thing we had to fear was fear itself. Shake the fairy dust from your skirts and go...
05-20-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Yeah I'd call the entire ride picturesque but...

Yeah I'd call the entire ride picturesque but you're right along the 18 to/from Snow Valley to the dam it's difficult to focus on the road not the canyons! Lots of cyclists take pics on that...
05-19-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

CAT7 my wife & I have done the 70 mile route last...

CAT7 my wife & I have done the 70 mile route last 5 years. It is a great ride well organized & the whole town is involved I think you'd enjoy it.
O-B yep that climb up 38 to Onyx can take the wind...
05-09-20, 05:39 PM
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Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

When I was in my late teens my dad had an...

When I was in my late teens my dad had an electrician doing some work at our shop. Never knew his Christian name but he wore a 10 gallon hat, drove an old Ford pickup, had a Texas drawl & called...
05-06-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,388
Posted By 2seven0

SOYLENT GREEN IS PEOPLE!!!!! (sorry couldn't...

SOYLENT GREEN IS PEOPLE!!!!!
(sorry couldn't resist)
05-06-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By 2seven0

I voted coastal since you didn't specify where on...

I voted coastal since you didn't specify where on the coast ;) I'd head up to the central California coastline all the way to Oregon.
West
04-27-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Beautiful ride yesterday with my wife- out Taft...

Beautiful ride yesterday with my wife- out Taft thru V. Park then out Santiago Cyn Road up & around Portola then down thru Irvine, Tustin & Costa Mesa to SART back to the truck at Main/Taft. Perfect...
04-15-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By 2seven0

Got some old short-sleeve T-shirts in the drawer?...

Got some old short-sleeve T-shirts in the drawer? Cut off the sleeves to whatever width you want. After your ride wash them off in the sink. Unless you have a big ol Jim Plunkett head they should...
04-05-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By 2seven0

I have Reynolds Assaults on my Domane and have...

I have Reynolds Assaults on my Domane and have used both old & new style blue Reynolds pads. Seat of the pants I can't tell any difference they both perform well. I'd get whichever is the best...
03-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2seven0

Rode it from Lincoln south, exited at Warner...

Rode it from Lincoln south, exited at Warner then took Ward south over to Magnolia then to PCH. FYI all the HB & Bolsa Chica lots (and the 2 at the cliffs) are closed but the bike path is open...
03-28-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2seven0

My wife & I rode the SART this morning from...

My wife & I rode the SART this morning from Lincoln north to the end at Green River. Scattered cyclists, only 1 group of @ a dozen or so riders spaced out in pace-line fashion. There seemed to be...
03-28-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2seven0

I didn't ride the trail but this afternoon @ 2:30...

I didn't ride the trail but this afternoon @ 2:30 on the way home from my shop I crossed over the SGRT at Rosecrans. No cars behind me so I slowed to get a good look up & down the trail. The gates...
03-27-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By 2seven0

Assuming your groupset is mechanical not DI2 or...

Assuming your groupset is mechanical not DI2 or Etap- I've built up my 2 bikes (Domane & Bianchi) with the BB in before running the cables. Remove the plastic cable guide from the bottom of the...
03-24-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2seven0

Yeah I think it's called "College Park North"...

Yeah I think it's called "College Park North" between Studebaker & the trail.
03-24-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,052
Posted By 2seven0

Seal Beach is closing the SGRT and will be...

Seal Beach is closing the SGRT and will be handing out citations[/QUOTE]

Does this mean the bums will get citations too LOL??
03-15-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,324
Posted By 2seven0

Well the ride fell victim to COVID-19 hysteria as...

Well the ride fell victim to COVID-19 hysteria as the Santa Barbara Health Dept. ordered the permits suspended on Thursday thus cancelling the event. Wife & I left Thurs. evening & didn't find out...
03-02-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By 2seven0

I purchased an XR4 frameset & built it up myself...

I purchased an XR4 frameset & built it up myself albeit with Shimano components not Campy but cables are cables. Not difficult at all to run them. I used the Wheels Mfg. thread-together style...
03-02-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,324
Posted By 2seven0

I think you guys need to read the verbage a...

I think you guys need to read the verbage a little closer- it states that security will be AT THE SAG STOPS to confirm you have a wristband and RFID tag to enter. It doesn't appear to me that anyone...
02-20-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By 2seven0

Thanks for that info. Reminds me of back in the...

Thanks for that info. Reminds me of back in the day when we didn't have drivers licenses yet & mopeds came out for awhile no one seemed to know what we were allowed to do on them.
West
02-20-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,324
Posted By 2seven0

Yes on their website on the "Information" page...

Yes on their website on the "Information" page several SAGS will have clothing drops available. I can vouch for the temp change last year started out in the mid-40s ended up mid-70s. Layering is...
02-20-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By 2seven0

Very sad. I see e-bikes all the time on all the...

Very sad. I see e-bikes all the time on all the MUP trials I ride. Posted signs stating "No Motorized Vehicles" notwithstanding. Isn't an e-bike by definition a motorized vehicle? Enforcement...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By 2seven0

I have the Easton EC70s on my bikes yes the flat...

I have the Easton EC70s on my bikes yes the flat tops are much more comfortable than round bars if you use the tops a lot.
West
02-13-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,696
Posted By 2seven0

[QUOTE=Bill Kapaun;21325637]Seeing how "cleanly"...

[QUOTE=Bill Kapaun;21325637]Seeing how "cleanly" it broke near the toe of the weld (on the upper side) I'd consider this to be a lack of needed heat treatment after welding.

I agree with Bill's...
02-11-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,324
Posted By 2seven0

My wife & I will be there but not for 100 miler...

My wife & I will be there but not for 100 miler either hilly 55 or 70 we haven't decided yet.
West
01-11-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 65,828
Posted By 2seven0

I've been waiting for the trail to close where...

I've been waiting for the trail to close where the new railroad bridge is being built but so far so good.
West
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,944
Posted By 2seven0

Now have @ 800 miles on my first set. No flats...

Now have @ 800 miles on my first set. No flats or cuts so far. Ride quality is good I can't tell the difference between these and the 4000s they feel the same. Hard to tell what the longevity will...
01-06-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 49,762
Posted By 2seven0

Well I was on the same trail for awhile got on...

Well I was on the same trail for awhile got on the SGRT at South St. up past the golf course then took Siphon Rd. to Lincoln & down the Rio Hondo trail. Off at Hollydale Park & down Gardendale quick...
12-08-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,506
Posted By 2seven0

I've also ordered from Jenson many times. The...

I've also ordered from Jenson many times. The one time they shipped the wrong item I called & they immediately emailed me a return label (on them). One time I returned an item I ordered for my...
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