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09-17-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

the classics are a different (m)animal. i just...

the classics are a different (m)animal. i just run the get off my lawn grand tours and some of the mid-season, oldsmobile weeklong races like the dauphine, toc and tds.
if someone feels compelled to...
09-17-19, 01:15 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

^no more monty python and the holy grail for you,...

^no more monty python and the holy grail for you, slcbob...
09-16-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By ooga-booga

i'd rather have motorists blinded by my rear...

i'd rather have motorists blinded by my rear light(s) than effectively blinded by their phones.

really really need to get back up to the hollister/pinnacles np area this spring.
09-16-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

there’s this: ...

there’s this:

https://www.velogames.com/autumn-classics/2019/

fun in scrolling through the riders and i’ve got a team for giggles but having to modify/transfer riders potentially for every race...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 319,875
Posted By ooga-booga

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ca hwy 89 atop monitor pass heading west
09-16-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

you're welcome and thanks for playing! i find it...

you're welcome and thanks for playing! i find it actually helps me enjoy the grand tours more. so many things to focus on.
the different daily competitions like the white jersey or the points...
09-16-19, 01:34 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

dqs with five stage wins...shoulda been six with...

dqs with five stage wins...shoulda been six with the opening ttt. not too shabby for a "classics" team.
09-16-19, 01:26 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

a ton of additional points for the final...

a ton of additional points for the final standings in the gc, points and kom categories. por ejemplo, canam73 had the top three gc finishers in roglic (500 points), valverde (400) and
pogacar (350)...
Forum: Foo
09-16-19, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 272
Posted By ooga-booga

dammit. i've been rocking the entire candy-o...

dammit. i've been rocking the entire candy-o album on and off the last month or so and just now finally got into panorama. that bites.
and yes, just as you heard the bands that influenced them in...
09-16-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,988
Posted By ooga-booga

met up with a friend to ride the coast highway...

met up with a friend to ride the coast highway from solana beach up to the oceanside pier and back with a stop at the goods donut shop in carlsbad village and also at the self-realization
fellowship...
09-15-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

congrats to canam73 and team the bounty in taking...

congrats to canam73 and team the bounty in taking the whole enchilada while nearly going wire to wire. picking all three podium finishers is well-nigh impossible to beat and a hefty kudos to that....
09-15-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By ooga-booga

not sure if you'll have access to a car which...

not sure if you'll have access to a car which would come in really handy. if you do have access to a car,
my recomendation for a centralized training location is escondido, ca-about a 30 min drive...
09-14-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

i consider myself properly counterattacked and...

i consider myself properly counterattacked and dropped/shelled. the air was so fresh on that short-lived breakaway. back to the fetid smells of the unkempt peleton for me.
09-13-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

roglic has spent some time pavement surfing this...

roglic has spent some time pavement surfing this vuelta but i think he wants to put a punctuation mark on the proceedings. picking him to win stage twenty and pull a “nyah nyah” on movistar and their...
09-13-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

dqs with four stage wins...shoulda been five with...

dqs with four stage wins...shoulda been five with the opening ttt. not too shabby for a "classics" team.
09-13-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

i feel like lopez pulling on the red...

i feel like lopez pulling on the red jersey...just before the big tt stage...
09-13-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

yah only 23 points away after being approx 1000...

yah only 23 points away after being approx 1000 away for most of the contest...

unless gilbert wins stage 19 and lopez (significantly) wins stage 20 and either roglic or valverde drop off the map...
09-13-19, 03:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,321
Posted By ooga-booga

no but i do contribute a premium craft beer sixer...

no but i do contribute a premium craft beer sixer or two a month to shop coffers/reefer just because when riding past.
assists with the occasional quickie shifting issue when i do stop in for...
09-13-19, 02:49 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 51,845
Posted By ooga-booga

my experiences and comments, unlike everyone...

my experiences and comments, unlike everyone else's, are useless. seriously. those tax write-off's tho...

was responding more to post #453...
09-13-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By ooga-booga

since you're staying downtown, i'll recommend...

since you're staying downtown, i'll recommend this shop for rentals. it's no more than a ten min walk from every major hotel dtown:

San Diego Bike Rentals and Sales ? The Bike Revolution...
09-12-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By ooga-booga

looks really interesting. may hafta pick one up.

looks really interesting. may hafta pick one up.
09-12-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

sweet sweet sweet higuita victory. good for him. ...

sweet sweet sweet higuita victory. good for him.

wut. there’s been a meintjes sighting!? he finished 7th?!?! nfw?!?! shut the front door! the goose eggs he’s been supplying just got cooked up for...
09-12-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

you're likely still ahead of the pack fodder...

you're likely still ahead of the pack fodder (myself included) here. roll on!
09-12-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

stage eighteen...gonna be a lotta trash in the...

stage eighteen...gonna be a lotta trash in the park after this mountain picnic. pogacar ftw.
09-11-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

good call, slcbob. no one knows blustery better...

good call, slcbob. no one knows blustery better than you. bizarro, yet entertaining, and we still have a few wild rides left.
09-11-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

umm yah. meintjes pitching a no-hitter...

umm yah. meintjes pitching a no-hitter for/against me as well. otherwise, the rest of the team is playing nicely.
09-11-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

ugh probably.

ugh probably.
Forum: Foo
09-10-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9,483
Views: 1,954,834
Posted By ooga-booga

cars-panorama 1980 jeff beck-beck-ola...

cars-panorama 1980


jeff beck-beck-ola 1969


love & rockets-seventh dream of teenage heaven 1985


fela kuti-expensive sh*t/he miss road 1975
09-10-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

stage eighteen is another brutal stage. stage...

stage eighteen is another brutal stage. stage nineteen...give me bennett again. stage twenty looks like a classics-styled fun one. fuglsang, valverde and gilbert jump out
but i'm sure there are a...
09-10-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

nice to see tgh in the mix the last two stages....

nice to see tgh in the mix the last two stages. i'll take those points. stage seventeen...gotta go with bennett again.
09-10-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 51,845
Posted By ooga-booga

in the last two years, ridden (at least) portions...

in the last two years, ridden (at least) portions (sometimes complete path) of the ojai valley, carpinteria/ventura, marvin braude, ballona creek, whatever the one that follows the light rail in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 319,875
Posted By ooga-booga

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sedona, az
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By ooga-booga

couple of questions for the op... 1. what...

couple of questions for the op...

1. what part of town are you staying in san diego?

2. what do you want to ride? rollers? flats? hills? mountains? most scenic? a mix?

3. how comfortable are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By ooga-booga

haha thanx i think...

haha thanx i think...
09-09-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,988
Posted By ooga-booga

up the 15 fwy corridor to escondido, across to...

up the 15 fwy corridor to escondido, across to san marcos, angled over to leucadia on the coast and followed the coast back to the ucsd area.
continued the southern plunge to balboa park and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 10:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,684
Posted By ooga-booga

opera. it pisses 99.1% of the population off.

opera. it pisses 99.1% of the population off.
09-08-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 209,692
Posted By ooga-booga

haven't been a fan since jackie brown, the kill...

haven't been a fan since jackie brown, the kill bill's and grindhouse came out. last few efforts have left me cold. haven't seen the latest but i will. something tells me i'll like it because the...
09-08-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

ask marc soler...just kidding. poor bastard had...

ask marc soler...just kidding. poor bastard had to wait a few stages ago and lost a potential stage win. soler has some talent and i can see him leaving movistar.
i think he'd be better at the...
09-08-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

really well. nice to see. majka is a steady...

really well. nice to see.

majka is a steady eddie. almost always a guaranteed top 8 finisher on the gc. i think the highest he's placed at a gt is 2nd. he's usually in that top 3-6 mix.

my...
09-08-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,988
Posted By ooga-booga

a meandering 58 miles down to balboa park, west...

a meandering 58 miles down to balboa park, west to the beaches, north to la jolla/ucsd, southeast to claremont mesa/kearny mesa then south to adams ave.
09-08-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 209,692
Posted By ooga-booga

midnite showing of reservoir dogs on the big...

midnite showing of reservoir dogs on the big screen. 8.5.
Forum: Foo
09-07-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9,483
Views: 1,954,834
Posted By ooga-booga

elvis costello-imperial bedroom 1982.

elvis costello-imperial bedroom 1982.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,563
Posted By ooga-booga

this. invest in some quality lighting and embrace...

this. invest in some quality lighting and embrace the night riding. amazing how different the area looks/diff business, light signal and traffic patterns if in an urban area. if rural,
you'll likely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 319,875
Posted By ooga-booga

^ah yes...that road is magical in spring with the...

^ah yes...that road is magical in spring with the greenery and the flowers to complement the views on both sides.
09-07-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,892
Posted By ooga-booga

stages 15 + 16...woof. esp stage 15...double...

stages 15 + 16...woof. esp stage 15...double woof. i think pogacar continues to solidify a podium place. does roglic show any weakness at all here? if so, are any of the top ten gc guys
(besides...
Forum: Southwest
09-07-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,849
Posted By ooga-booga

the main arteries in and around town have bike...

the main arteries in and around town have bike lanes, except hwy 89 just north of town towards slide rock state park. pavement is generally pretty good north of hwy 89. south of 89, it's really...
09-07-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,988
Posted By ooga-booga

noodled and toodled 26 miles around metro san...

noodled and toodled 26 miles around metro san diego fresh off vacation at altitude in lake tahoe and new mexico.
thought the time at altitude would help a bit on a few of the small climbs today. no....
Forum: Touring
09-07-19, 03:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By ooga-booga

concur. i don't ever remember the last time rain...

concur. i don't ever remember the last time rain was an issue in socal in october.
smoke from the multiple fires due to the santa ana winds that also bring low low humidity and the heat? that's a...
Forum: Southwest
09-07-19, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,849
Posted By ooga-booga

just rode there today. a little warm so spun a...

just rode there today. a little warm so spun a bit in the am...

https://www.strava.com/activities/2685039180

and from a previous ride in 2018...

https://www.strava.com/activities/1602672067...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2,225
Views: 319,875
Posted By ooga-booga

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new mexico hwy 4 near(ish) the town of los alamos...
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