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07-22-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By jimincalif

Irvine is pretty fantastic for cycling. I was...

Irvine is pretty fantastic for cycling. I was ride coordinator for the Bicycle Club of Irvine the last two years. You can do flat rides, beach rides, serious hills or mix it up. Go to BCI --...
07-20-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Hey Beachgrad05, were you riding with TUC group...

Hey Beachgrad05, were you riding with TUC group today? Thought I saw you at the end of Mesa Dr as we were coming up off the Bayview trail. If you heard someone yell your name, that was me.
07-19-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By jimincalif

This is the worst Iíve seen. Saddleback Ranch Rd...

This is the worst Iíve seen. Saddleback Ranch Rd in Lake Forest, CA:
...
07-19-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By jimincalif

Donít know, I never got a pass. Just rode the...

Donít know, I never got a pass. Just rode the freeway again last weekend. Good thing about summer mornings, I averaged about 20 mph from Las Pulgas to Harbor Dr, while the cars were averaging 10-15....
07-18-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 590
Posted By jimincalif

Iíve had good luck using gaffer tape inside a...

Iíve had good luck using gaffer tape inside a tire to boot it when there is just a bit of damage to the cords. Think of a much stronger duct tape. Use a couple layers, if itís just a small screw hole...
07-18-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

"and then somewhere else" - are you sayin'...

"and then somewhere else" - are you sayin' there's a brewery nearby?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,274
Posted By jimincalif

My Garmin 520+ LiveTrack failed again, it has not...

My Garmin 520+ LiveTrack failed again, it has not functioned properly since June 29. Worked fine from December until mid-May, when a Garmin Connect app update killed it. They fixed the app, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By jimincalif

I was my clubís ride coordinator for the last two...

I was my clubís ride coordinator for the last two years and also endorse RidewithGPS. Itís really pretty easy to use, especially if you are just mapping out something for yourself and just want a...
07-12-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By jimincalif

Yes, it is frustrating. All my numbers have...

Yes, it is frustrating. All my numbers have improved since I started back riding six years ago - except BP. Still need the meds.
07-12-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By jimincalif

Phones have a compass app. If the sunís out itís...

Phones have a compass app. If the sunís out itís pretty easy to keep track of direction by looking at shadows.
07-12-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Weíre riding down the coast to Oceanside, train...

Weíre riding down the coast to Oceanside, train back. Best way to avoid the worst of the heat. Though it will be bloody warm for my 4 mile slightly uphill ride home from the Irvine train station.
07-12-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By jimincalif

I take lisinopril, my HR hit 172 on a ride last...

I take lisinopril, my HR hit 172 on a ride last month. I do see 150-160 pretty regularly if I push hard. Iím a bit younger, age 61.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,731
Posted By jimincalif

Yeah, Iím guessing they are crippling the free...

Yeah, Iím guessing they are crippling the free membership further.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,731
Posted By jimincalif

Are you a paid member?

Are you a paid member?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,731
Posted By jimincalif

Just got back from a ride, looked at my segments...

Just got back from a ride, looked at my segments on Strava, it appears they've done away with the time deltas on the full web site, (the mobile doesn't show them either). Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
07-12-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,731
Posted By jimincalif

Strava recently dropped the "Remember Me" box on...

Strava recently dropped the "Remember Me" box on their login (maybe still there for paying members?), just making it a bit more annoying to use. Our club has been trying to use it to track members...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,731
Posted By jimincalif

I don't look at the Relive videos all that often,...

I don't look at the Relive videos all that often, but they can be fun sometimes. It was simple enough to login there and link to my Garmin account directly. No need for Strava as a gatekeeper.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,731
Posted By jimincalif

Yeah. Who was it who said something like ďif the...

Yeah. Who was it who said something like ďif the product is free, you are the product.Ē
07-09-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,981
Posted By jimincalif

I have 2008 Specialized Roubaix Comp Compact...

I have 2008 Specialized Roubaix Comp Compact (carbon) with about 31,000 miles that I've put on it since buying used in 2013. I have no idea the mileage from the prior owner. I was about 218# when I...
07-08-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

I had the same, first week of June. OC courts go...

I had the same, first week of June. OC courts go by group number, groups up to 5009 had to go in that week, I was in #5010. Yeah! Or as Maxwell Smart would say - ďmissed it by that much!Ē
07-07-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

I rode Turnbull a few years ago and enjoyed it. ...

I rode Turnbull a few years ago and enjoyed it. Tried to schedule another club ride out there in Feb, but El NiŮo had other ideas.

I finally got a ride in today without a puncture. Punctured on...
07-05-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,750
Posted By jimincalif

Yes, +1. They even put out a bag of ice, there...

Yes, +1. They even put out a bag of ice, there was a bit left when I got there, so I had cold water on my climb to the lifts! THANK YOU Mt Baldy Lodge!
07-05-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,750
Posted By jimincalif

It was a great day on GMR! Met calamarichris at...

It was a great day on GMR! Met calamarichris at GHS and again at the ski lift sign. Weather was excellent, cloudy til the shack, then sunny with slightly cool air temp. I felt good enough at the...
07-05-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

OK, Iíve Doctorís orders now. Maybe my wife will...

OK, Iíve Doctorís orders now. Maybe my wife will buy it!
07-04-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Fun day on GMR. My first time riding up to the...

Fun day on GMR. My first time riding up to the ski lifts, and I made it. Due to time constraints needing to get back for a family July 4 party we came back via Mt Baldy Rd and Baseline. Riding...
07-04-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By jimincalif

I was on Glendora Ridge Road, about 25 minutes...

I was on Glendora Ridge Road, about 25 minutes out from the lodge, and did not feel or notice anything. First I heard about it is when I texted my wife from the lodge.
07-03-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By jimincalif

If youíre ok riding the road and not just trails...

If youíre ok riding the road and not just trails check out my club, Bicycle Club of Irvine. BCI -- Bicycle Club of Irvine (http://Www.bikeirvine.org). Rides of varying lengths every Sat and Sun. ...
07-03-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By jimincalif

Congratulations! Nice when hard work is rewarded.

Congratulations! Nice when hard work is rewarded.
07-03-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By jimincalif

You can go up Harvard and get on the Peters...

You can go up Harvard and get on the Peters Canyon Trail either thru Harvard Park or just past Walnut. It will go all the way to Portola. Before Portola you can take a right fork up Hicks Canyon...
07-03-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,454
Posted By jimincalif

Agreed, I was there in 2017, not a lot to the...

Agreed, I was there in 2017, not a lot to the shop, but worth a quick visit. The museum is worthwhile too. But if you're interested in aviation, save most of your time for the Air Force museum at...
07-02-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By jimincalif

I've never noticed it to be slippery, but can't...

I've never noticed it to be slippery, but can't say that I've ever dealt with it on a descent or paid much attention to it. Maybe I should.
07-01-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Looking at my data, June was my highest mileage...

Looking at my data, June was my highest mileage month ever at 771.53. Sounds good but itís partly a calendar anomaly, June 2019 had 5 full weekends. Not that common for a 30 day month.
07-01-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,071
Posted By jimincalif

Hey DrIsotope, I never thought of this. I'm only...

Hey DrIsotope, I never thought of this. I'm only about 17 months into using tubeless tires and haven't had this problem yet. Are presta cores interchangeable, or specific to the brand of valve...
07-01-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Great picture, yes do tell about the tour,...

Great picture, yes do tell about the tour, interested in your route. We just bought a home in the Boise area. There's a lot of ID to the north I've never explored.
07-01-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By jimincalif

Yeah, I OD'd on May Grey/June Gloom this year. ...

Yeah, I OD'd on May Grey/June Gloom this year.

GMR on the 4th?
06-30-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,750
Posted By jimincalif

I have at least a few from my club, we plan to...

I have at least a few from my club, we plan to roll at 0800 from Glendora High School.

Someone said there be brushfires up there around Hwy 39, will have to keep an eye on that.
Replies: 26
Views: 2,121
Posted By jimincalif

Lots of variables. Here in South Orange County,...

Lots of variables. Here in South Orange County, CA, RWGPS overstates the elevation gain as compared to Strava mapping, my Garmin and the bike computers of most everyone I ride with. However in other...
06-28-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By jimincalif

FWIW my gravel bike came with the metallic pads. ...

FWIW my gravel bike came with the metallic pads. I replaced the front pads a couple of months ago with resin pads just to see what the difference is. Riding the bike I really can't say I notice any...
06-28-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By jimincalif

Good result, if slow. In addition to a 2nd...

Good result, if slow. In addition to a 2nd (gravel) bike with two wheelsets, I have a backup rear wheel for my road bike too. And always have a couple of new tires in inventory too, along with a...
06-26-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By jimincalif

I run 160 front / 140 rear on my gravel bike. ...

I run 160 front / 140 rear on my gravel bike. Itís perfect, better than the original 140/140. I see no need for 160 rear, I can easily lock the rear with the 140, so the limiting factor is the...
06-26-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,491
Posted By jimincalif

I experience this occasionally. If I feel it...

I experience this occasionally. If I feel it coming on I can usually relieve it by doing ďyes no maybeĒ stretches. I can do a set while waiting at a stoplight.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,735
Posted By jimincalif

I really needed it when I was getting back into...

I really needed it when I was getting back into riding. I really use it when I am doing any sort of training, whether it is hill repeats or perhaps high cadence (115-120) intervals. Also on longer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,444
Posted By jimincalif

This happened to someone in our club a couple...

This happened to someone in our club a couple months ago, it was a new 4000sII he'd had on the bike for just 10 days. I wonder if they had a bad batch? IIRC he bought it from one of the UK sellers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By jimincalif

Pressure gauge on your pump maybe? Mine just...

Pressure gauge on your pump maybe? Mine just went wonky a few weeks ago, then failed completely.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,641
Posted By jimincalif

Yes, I carry both this pump (fits in my saddle...

Yes, I carry both this pump (fits in my saddle bag - Topeak medium), and CO2. I use the CO2 but like having a backup plan.
06-22-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,724
Posted By jimincalif

To the original question, I set up a Strava club...

To the original question, I set up a Strava club for our company. We have a handful who have joined in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,274
Posted By jimincalif

After about three weeks of LiveTrack working...

After about three weeks of LiveTrack working again (after installing a Garmin Connect app update to fix the update that broke LiveTrack), no joy last two rides. One of the two iPhone Bluetooth...
06-22-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,076
Posted By jimincalif

No underwear.

No underwear.
06-21-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,998
Posted By jimincalif

Shady Canyon in Irvine? We ride it a lot...

Shady Canyon in Irvine? We ride it a lot (Bicycle Club of Irvine). It's a nice path thru a gated community, but nothing to make a trip for in and of itself.

If you go to our club website...
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