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04-16-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 261
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Yup, there are a few rabbits around, and a few...

Yup, there are a few rabbits around, and a few skunks. I really keep my eyes open for rabbits and nose closed for skunks. :D

My lights allow me to pick up the rabbits from that are on the side of...
04-16-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By Eric F

Afternoon quickie...18mi/1800ft in the San Rafael...

Afternoon quickie...18mi/1800ft in the San Rafael hills west of the Rose Bowl. Nice little ride. Will do again.
04-15-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 261
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I Love Riding at Night

Last night was another wonderful night. I worried it would be cold but as they say, it's not bad weather, it's bad equipment. I headed out and a few miles later, it was nice and the little chill I...
04-15-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By Cheez

Well I'm not behind on rent. My friend got that...

Well I'm not behind on rent. My friend got that covered for me so that I won't miss the payment. I too wanted to pay off my shed after getting the new bike but my friend told me not to do that. He...
04-15-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 558
Posted By indyfabz

Oregon has been going down hill ever since...

Oregon has been going down hill ever since "Animal House" was filmed there.
04-15-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 558
Posted By genejockey

I've never experienced that, but I have...

I've never experienced that, but I have frequently experienced the Omnidirectional Headwind.
04-15-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Nice local ride in the darkness! A few...

Nice local ride in the darkness! A few reflectors before turning on the lights. :D
...
04-14-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By boilermaker1

Aren't most new cyclists about 5 years old and...

Aren't most new cyclists about 5 years old and unconcerned with things other than staying upright?
04-14-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By alcjphil

I would not choose a bike like the Roam for the...

I would not choose a bike like the Roam for the type of riding you plan to do. For a bit more money the ToughRoad offers much better gearing and dispenses with the heavy suspension fork:...
04-13-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 164,388
Posted By ooga-booga

did the full enchilada all the way to the...

did the full enchilada all the way to the observatory so roughly 28 miles with approx 2 miles total downhill in two stretches after the usual 21 miles in turnaround point just past the palisades...
04-13-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 164,388
Posted By ooga-booga

58-spot. a bucket list climb. ...

58-spot. a bucket list climb.

https://www.strava.com/activities/5121837109
04-13-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,597
Posted By unterhausen

Once again demonstrating that cycling is a great...

Once again demonstrating that cycling is a great part of a well-rounded eating disorder.

I know people that weigh a lot more than what they want to weigh also desire reasonably quick results. The...
04-13-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By JerryZ

My eye doctor who is a very avid rider,...

My eye doctor who is a very avid rider, recommended to me Systane Gel Drops. The gel type drops will last much longer and works good for me.
04-11-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Easy 31 miles at 16.3. Windier than yesterday but...

Easy 31 miles at 16.3. Windier than yesterday but taking it easy as possible. :D
04-07-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 492
Posted By JAP1998

Thanks everyone, I ended up taking it to another...

Thanks everyone, I ended up taking it to another shop for second opinion and we went through it. We ended up slapping a new chain on it, rode it up a long hill shifting all the gears and it seems to...
04-07-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By Iride01

How dirty do you get your bike? If you are doing...

How dirty do you get your bike? If you are doing real mountain biking off the paved road or cyclocross, then I guess pretty dirty.

But for the road, even dirty roads with a little mud on them...
04-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By ooga-booga

64-spot in the semi-local environs on the '85...

64-spot in the semi-local environs on the '85 steel pinarello. se to city heights, lemon grove and spring valley, then south to sunnyside, bonita and chula vista, then west to the flatitudes of...
04-06-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 795
Posted By Koyote

And when you walk in, you say "Please allow me to...

And when you walk in, you say "Please allow me to introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste."
04-05-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By ooga-booga

17-spot including the usual local metro san diego...

17-spot including the usual local metro san diego confines. looking for a little more tomorrow.
04-05-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By csrpenfab

30 miles of Easter morn gravel along the river in...

30 miles of Easter morn gravel along the river in Eastvale CA. I even stopped to let the spring lambs know they'd be spared from the grill this year!
...
04-04-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By Mazatleco17

20 late afternoon miles around the city of...

20 late afternoon miles around the city of Covina, Santa Fe dam and back.
04-04-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Got lazy this weekend and some a trip to the auto...

Got lazy this weekend and some a trip to the auto repair wasted my Saturday. But got in 36 on Sunday.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,535
Posted By WhyFi

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls...

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls of copper, get aero and let it happen.
04-04-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 164,388
Posted By ultrarider7

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Along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis...
04-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By Eric F

Hwy 39 - East Fork - GMR. Felt way better than...

Hwy 39 - East Fork - GMR. Felt way better than when I did it in January. Weather was pretty much perfect, too....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By Koyote

This. Going from 32 to 34 in back will be barely...

This. Going from 32 to 34 in back will be barely noticeable.

Shimano's GRX crankset has 48 and 31 tooth chainrings, but it needs the matching front derailleur. Still, it's a great piece of kit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 431
Posted By SapInMyBlood

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you...

From memory it's only a 1-2% difference. If you want to make a big difference, go to a 30/46 Chainring combo
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Bassmanbob

Registered for 6 Gap... Pretty Excited

I've done nine centuries, two with 4,800 feet of climbing and one with 8,500 feet of climbing, but I'm pretty stoked to have registered for 6 Gap in NE Georgia this September. It's 104 miles with...
04-02-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,280
Posted By Wildwood

I stopped being a volunteer ski patroller about 5...

I stopped being a volunteer ski patroller about 5 years ago @65.
I stopped being a Forest Service Wilderness Ranger a year later.
Personal safety was a factor in each choice.

I refuse to stop...
04-02-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,494
Posted By PoorFatBiker

Fat bike northrock ?

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04-01-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By TakingMyTime

30 miles from the mouth of the SART and then...

30 miles from the mouth of the SART and then through Newport and a little bit of Irvine. I felt really weak today. I felt as if I hadn't eaten in a day. Had a banana half way through the ride and...
04-01-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,422
Posted By GlennR

The bicycle industry is not different than the...

The bicycle industry is not different than the car, computer or cellphone industry.

Try to get a car with crank windows, manual HVAC controls and steel wheels. There's maybe a handfull of cars you...
04-01-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By wolfchild

Just use a pump and you'll get thousand of...

Just use a pump and you'll get thousand of inflations out of it and never have to worry about running out of Co2.
04-01-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Out to Covina along the foothills. 34 solo night...

Out to Covina along the foothills. 34 solo night miles and of course, a flat at night. Just adds to the fun. :D So I finished late about 10:15 PM.

Just before dark and 15 minutes before the flat....
03-31-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 707
Posted By chaadster

Yep, 4 cans of premium makgeolli, or any other...

Yep, 4 cans of premium makgeolli, or any other 12oz can beverage-of-choice, will fit with a small gel ice pack. Three have to go in on their sides.

...
03-31-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,028
Posted By skidder

No, too many vehicles on the roads in my area so...

No, too many vehicles on the roads in my area so I've always thought it was too dangerous. But even though I ask folks not to draft, they do it anyway, telling me its something about their 'right'...
03-30-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 164,388
Posted By ultrarider7

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Only 10 miles, first ride on my newly restored Peugeot 103.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By cb400bill

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03-30-21, 02:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,494
Posted By a_d_a_m

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But...

As said before, jump in the Clyde subforum. But alas, welcome to BFn.

I am close to your size and can echo what some have said...you might want to consider getting a steel mountain bike frame and...
03-29-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 164,388
Posted By joesch

Last day of spring break in HotelCA for me and I...

Last day of spring break in HotelCA for me and I spread the love in my stable riding mostly roads around Temecula on my road bikes and doing some more dirt and gravel on the vintage Klein. Approx 40...
03-29-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 164,388
Posted By ooga-booga

20-spot, there and back, from the casita to my...

20-spot, there and back, from the casita to my fave tasting room in all of socal-eppig brewing near the i-section of scott/dickens in point loma...about a five minute ride from the san diego airport....
03-29-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By Eric F

Sunny solo Sunday...and New Socks Day! - I wasn't...

Sunny solo Sunday...and New Socks Day! - I wasn't able to get on my bike until the afternoon, and the heat was definitely on. I felt really good for the first 2/3 of my ride, rolling across...
03-29-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By Eric F

I'm glad you made it out of that safely. Also...

I'm glad you made it out of that safely. Also keep in mind that the sudden temperature change we experienced this weekend will also have an impact on how our bodies react. Stay safe, CAT7.
03-29-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By ooga-booga

hopefully, it's just an isolated case of heat...

hopefully, it's just an isolated case of heat exhaustion. the losing consciousness part is scary. would seem to be a good time for a checkup

with your physician based on your experience today and...
03-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By TakingMyTime

^^ Glad to hear you're ok. Passing out is not a...

^^ Glad to hear you're ok. Passing out is not a good sign. Sounds like a case of heat exhaustion (rapid pulse etc). Good thing you were able to stop and take care of yourself the best you could....
03-28-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Another 31 miles today. Plan was a nice easy...

Another 31 miles today. Plan was a nice easy cruise. Went well till the last 5, warm at 93 high but a big headwind seemed to make it feel twice as hot! Ah, the things we do for fun! :D
03-28-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,482
Posted By jack pot

good words and 33 armadillos or gators can pretty...

good words and 33 armadillos or gators can pretty much handle the trashy shoulders, enjoy:)
03-28-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,482
Posted By GlennR

I don't disagree, but I stand by my statement...

I don't disagree, but I stand by my statement there's there's a difference between being yelled at and being assaulted.
03-27-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By UCantTouchThis

26 miles with a couple of OC buddies then another...

26 miles with a couple of OC buddies then another 27 on my own for a decent 53 at 17.5 average speed. Wind was all over the place. :D
03-27-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,021
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another generic 27 miles down to the Queen Mary...

Another generic 27 miles down to the Queen Mary and back.

I'm about ready to break out of my rut. The wife and I have been hiking a lot this month and when I got on the bike I couldn't believe...
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