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Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By DiabloScott

When I was in the Navy I relocated every 6 months...

When I was in the Navy I relocated every 6 months or so.. if it didn't fit in a seabag, it didn't come with me.
DiabloWife likes having bookshelves full of books that nobody ever looks at, and a...
04-05-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
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: 1,037
Views: 78,968
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.
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By wgscott

I can't reliably hear any difference between a...

I can't reliably hear any difference between a high-bitrate (eg 320 ) mp3 and a lossless file, but I still want my music library to be as lossless as possible. Occassionally the compression...
04-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
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: Foo
04-03-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 648
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You haven't used them in 7 years. It's a no...

You haven't used them in 7 years. It's a no brainer.
04-03-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By CAT7RDR

Went back to the scene of my collapse last week...

Went back to the scene of my collapse last week and managed 8 repeats on Turnbull Cyn for 49 miles and 6.4K of climb. Only topped out at 80F so 10 degrees cooler. Kept close tabs on hydration,...
Forum: Foo
03-31-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By roundypndr

Don't forget about Trunk Monkey........... ...

Don't forget about Trunk Monkey...........


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7Vk6zXjen8
03-28-21, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By UCantTouchThis

I agree with Ooga! Plus, most riders who try it...

I agree with Ooga! Plus, most riders who try it for the first time set a goal to the shack. 8 miles from the gate, about 2200 ft of gain. First 2 seem rough, at 4, start to feel better. At 5, can't...
03-27-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
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, 02:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By 257 roberts

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I put Jones bars, Brooks saddle,Race Face Chester pedals,rear rack.....I'm ready...
03-23-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By nesdog

Thirty five miles, out and back through Hidden...

Thirty five miles, out and back through Hidden Valley. Was a bit cooler than I wanted and never did peel off anything. Looking forward to warmer weather this coming weekend.
03-21-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By UCantTouchThis

Another measly 31 in the wind. :D

Another measly 31 in the wind. :D
03-21-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By CAT7RDR

One of the better days to ride in SoCal that I...

One of the better days to ride in SoCal that I can remember. Clear to partly cloudy skies with a light breeze in the low 60's. Stayed local as is my MO. Managed a metric and 7.2K of climb. Think I...
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've never been to one, but it's my understanding...

I've never been to one, but it's my understanding the app on your phone tells them which account to bill. Also if you buy a sandwich the terms and conditions grant Amazon your soul, which you can...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,364
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Weed, legal. Poopbags, contraband. OK, got it.

Weed, legal. Poopbags, contraband. OK, got it.
03-16-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By joesch

Ride for/to World Peace Bridge on Mount Rubidoux....

Ride for/to World Peace Bridge on Mount Rubidoux. Super purpose ;)
03-16-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By socalrider

Led a group from Rancho Cucamonga to Mount...

Led a group from Rancho Cucamonga to Mount Rubidoux in Riverside. Wonderful group of riders. Chilly So Cal Day but a good day on the bike.. You can find our group on Facebook.
The Ladies & Gents...
03-12-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By HillRider

Absolutely grease the bolt threads. I would also...

Absolutely grease the bolt threads. I would also grease the undersides of the flanges of the nuts and bolt heads where they contact the chainrings to prevent corrosion and avoid creaks.
03-09-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By ooga-booga

c-note from fullerton train station back to san...

c-note from fullerton train station back to san diego via scr (which is nice and green already) and antonio/la pata vs the coast or the 5 fwy corridor. a tad windy today.
...
03-08-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By stuff shredman

I'm trying one of those CTS training plans...

I'm trying one of those CTS training plans offered in Strava and was finishing week two of four.
Sat had an uphill 50min TT, so I did the Gate to Shack segment of GMR (Glendora Mountain Road). ...
03-08-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By b12t

Many thanks all for your replies - I have a...

Many thanks all for your replies - I have a better sense of what to expect now. Perhaps indeed I just got unlucky there. I got the bike from a dealer and wrote to him, next step will be to contact...
03-08-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Koyote

At that price point, you don't get great wheels....

At that price point, you don't get great wheels. Your options are to have them serviced, or replace them.
03-07-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By CAT7RDR

Did a foothill loop on a cool cloudy day that was...

Did a foothill loop on a cool cloudy day that was a nice change of pace.
80 miles and 5500 feet of climb.
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/35346984
03-07-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By Mazatleco17

28 miles started in Covina, rode part of the SGRT...

28 miles started in Covina, rode part of the SGRT and back, nice cloudy day.
03-06-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 681
Posted By Retro Grouch

Reminds me of doing tech support on a cross state...

Reminds me of doing tech support on a cross state ride with my grandson. The first thing I told him was to spread out a tarp before setting up the workstand on the grass.
03-02-21, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By N2motorsports

Took the bro-in law out for his longest ride thus...

Took the bro-in law out for his longest ride thus far. Started on pomerado/scrips ranch and made our way thru La Jolla and then some gravel thru rose canyon trail, approx 80% rideable and carrying...
03-01-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,237
Posted By mstateglfr

It isnt so much an issue of literally no bikes at...

It isnt so much an issue of literally no bikes at most shops that I have seen, its an issue of little to no bikes under $1500 or $2000. Or when they have gotten some, the bikes are gone quickly.
02-28-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By UCantTouchThis

A flat but very windy 26 miles. Didn't really...

A flat but very windy 26 miles. Didn't really want to go out today but needed a few to put me over 400 for the month. 421 total for Feb, I'll take it!
02-27-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By Eric F

35 miles / 2800 ft revisiting the climbs from one...

35 miles / 2800 ft revisiting the climbs from one of the regular group rides I used to do 16+ years ago (Pasadena, Altadena, Arcadia area). I started fairly strong (relative to my current fitness),...
02-23-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,342
Posted By caloso

I'd need more specifics. Are we talking about...

I'd need more specifics. Are we talking about cash up front?
02-22-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By ooga-booga

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up...

took the 6:08am amtrak from old town-san diego up to union station in dtown la. headed south on alameda, then zigzagged thru dtown to hit venice blvd for a while. hopped over south to washington and...
02-20-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By UCantTouchThis

72 miles. Relentless winds and a massive headwind...

72 miles. Relentless winds and a massive headwind for a 30 mile section. Really tough today, 2,746 ft gain but felt like 10,000 with the big wind. :D
02-20-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By Mazatleco17

18 flat miles (774ft elevation) around Covina,...

18 flat miles (774ft elevation) around Covina, San Dimas, Glendora area, getting back into riding my old trusty Allez (some upgrades were made)
02-16-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By 5 mph

Do you use the Elevator or Stairs? Bikers have the last laugh when the Elevator goes!

Our office was on the 22nd floor. I'm a good worker, do a good job, am respected, and I'm good at what I do.
Lately they've had a youth movement at work and they've moved up some young people who...
02-15-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By jppe

Look both ways, if nothings coming the side of...

Look both ways, if nothings coming the side of the road or trail works for me. I also carry wet wipes like Hondo Gravel.
02-15-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,905
Posted By CAT7RDR

Pro Tip: Have the wind at your back.

Pro Tip: Have the wind at your back.
02-15-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By Eric F

Yesterday's ride ended up being not at all what I...

Yesterday's ride ended up being not at all what I intended when I left the house. My first thought was to just roll some easy laps around the Rose Bowl loop and head home. However, the headwind on...
02-14-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By grizzly59

Around here you can find hybrid bikes on...

Around here you can find hybrid bikes on craigslist. Many look like somebody bought them for exercise and gave up after a few months.
02-08-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By Eric F

Saturday...Griffith Park-->Hansen Dam-->Kagel...

Saturday...Griffith Park-->Hansen Dam-->Kagel Canyon/Lopez Canyon loop-->Montrose. 61+ miles total. This is my longest ride since returning to the bike a little more than a year ago....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,026
Posted By Andy Somnifac

Exactly. I will never be in the TdF. My bike, and...

Exactly. I will never be in the TdF. My bike, and the gear on it, is not what is holding me back.
02-06-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By UCantTouchThis

46 in the OC today with a friend.

46 in the OC today with a friend.
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By mirfi

My front brakes make the loudest, screeching,...

My front brakes make the loudest, screeching, heaviest noise with almost no effort. My friends give me crap about it all the time. You'd think a 747 was landing.

But on the trail you should see...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By cb400bill

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Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By ahsposo

"cellabrate"

"cellabrate"
01-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By mstateglfr

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You do not have a good understanding of what would have saved MEC or what is...
01-22-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 144,581
Posted By mackgoo

Almost done. I just call it flash. ...

Almost done. I just call it flash.
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Forum: Foo
01-20-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,595
Posted By Hondo Gravel

BORED is the new normal :mad:

BORED is the new normal :mad:
01-19-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By ooga-booga

took the 6:02am amtrak from old town san diego up...

took the 6:02am amtrak from old town san diego up to d-town santa ana. got off just before 8am and started making my way back
via east 4th st > irvine blvd > trabuco rd > marguerite pkwy. relatively...
01-16-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 78,968
Posted By Eric F

UCantTouchThis I did it. For the first time in...

UCantTouchThis I did it. For the first time in nearly 20 years, I did the Hwy 39-East Fork-GMR loop. It pushed my current level of fitness to the absolute limit, way past my comfort level. The GMR...
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