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07-04-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By ooga-booga

you can ride most of it now (except borrego...

you can ride most of it now (except borrego springs). area will generally range from 75-low 90ís from now till early october. i will usually skip it tho once it gets above 80. the uv rays in the mtns...
07-04-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By ooga-booga

lilac, couser cyn and rice cyn are all worthy....

lilac, couser cyn and rice cyn are all worthy. lilac splits into west lilac and lilac. lilac ends/starts on its north junction w/hwy 76 with approx a mile of dirt and a pretty stiff grade. mix in any...
07-04-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By ooga-booga

the rides donít have names that iím award of. ...

the rides donít have names that iím award of.
the descanso, mount laguna, julian, santa ysabel, palomar, ranchita, borrego springs
stretch in san diego county-imo-is arguably the best in all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 476
Posted By ooga-booga

concussions, a broken clavicle, broken ribs,...

concussions, a broken clavicle, broken ribs, seriously bruised ribs, 40 mph road rash, 3 er visits (with one of those via ambulance after being clocked by a car from behind).

also some knee...
07-04-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 369
Posted By ooga-booga

solid album. faves probably in order detroit rock...

solid album. faves probably in order detroit rock city, god of thunder, sweet pain:
07-04-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By ooga-booga

otay lakes rd is nice. del dios hwy is sweet....

otay lakes rd is nice. del dios hwy is sweet. harmony grove is bucolic. lilac rd/rice cyn/couser cyn is awesome.
the de luz area on the northern border of san diego county/southern border riverside...
07-04-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By ooga-booga

best times for gwl and palomar are any time of...

best times for gwl and palomar are any time of year. have ridden both in every month of the year with careful weather following.

you can ride great western loop/great western divide any time of...
07-03-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,058
Posted By ooga-booga

yes. drink, on the other hand...

yes. drink, on the other hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 718
Posted By ooga-booga

i haven't ridden any contis for over a decade and...

i haven't ridden any contis for over a decade and dropped them due to durability/propensity for flats. succumbed to the hype and bought a pair for a
late 80's steel build (so not the lightest of...
07-03-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By ooga-booga

oh...i thought this was for the e-bike. just...

oh...i thought this was for the e-bike.

just messin.' nice going. trying to make it back up there in august myself.
07-03-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 40,884
Posted By ooga-booga

yuup that be the one. extra credit doing the...

yuup that be the one. extra credit doing the unpaved proctor valley rd. stretch between jamul and the upper otay lake area. much longer. sometimes the road is soupier than other times.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,640
Posted By ooga-booga

or total idiots *raises hand.*

or total idiots *raises hand.*
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,640
Posted By ooga-booga

you're both completely nutzo and i'm certifiably...

you're both completely nutzo and i'm certifiably cuckoo as is everyone following this thread. climbers are a special, mutated breed. effing diphthongs.
07-02-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By ooga-booga

have only driven there. unaware of any sweet road...

have only driven there. unaware of any sweet road routes in the area unless you're heading east toward the sierras. have attempted to scope
out a tehachapi mtns ride or two but, without...
07-02-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By ooga-booga

usually. i've got the medium-sized ottolock and...

usually. i've got the medium-sized ottolock and frequently run that around the frame + the helmet through the spokes of either tire simultaneously
even if i think i'm not going to use the...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By ooga-booga

howdy! look to follow the "regional discussions"...

howdy! look to follow the "regional discussions" southern california forum. there are plenty of experienced people that can answer any question you will have,
Forum: Introductions
07-02-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By ooga-booga

hopefully you've already gotten out and about a...

hopefully you've already gotten out and about a grip in la. depending on where exactly you lie, much of angeles national forest is nearby or the santa monica mountains
or palos verdes peninsula or...
Forum: Introductions
07-02-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By ooga-booga

get after it and howdy!

get after it and howdy!
07-02-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By ooga-booga

and?! just kidding. if you wake up and don't feel...

and?! just kidding. if you wake up and don't feel like being a world-beater but still want some sweet action, drive up the 154 from sb and park near the san marcos pass summit where it intersects...
07-02-20, 03:26 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 40,884
Posted By ooga-booga

you know what...i don't remember and i pride...

you know what...i don't remember and i pride myself on remembering little road details. there wasn't on the upper half but the single-lane road was wide enough until the stop sign/road branching off...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,021
Posted By ooga-booga

good to know you haven't had an/any issue(s)...

good to know you haven't had an/any issue(s) cresting a 7%+ paved hill regardless of pace on a hilly ride. impressive. david essex cat 1+ rock on. happy trails & riding/climbing.
07-01-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,165
Posted By ooga-booga

why exactly do you think that is? he is a native...

why exactly do you think that is? he is a native son, after all, documented as discriminating against people of color regarding housing in said city. that plus many new yorkers regard him as the...
07-01-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By ooga-booga

same. forgot a mask one day. was not at all upset...

same. forgot a mask one day. was not at all upset for my lack of personal responsibility being thrust back in my face. kudos to that business for turning me away for the greater good. have since...
07-01-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 470
Posted By ooga-booga

^seems like there have been a few people that...

^seems like there have been a few people that wore masks to gain admittance to whatever store, then lowered/removed said mask at some point to make some ridiculous point, usually via social media....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 03:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,021
Posted By ooga-booga

^yah...cause no one ever struggles up a...

^yah...cause no one ever struggles up a ohwheredidthisrandomhillcomefrom at 7% or more, regardless of pace and/or placement in said hard climbfest ride...
07-01-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By ooga-booga

got a pair of frameless tifosi currently and some...

got a pair of frameless tifosi currently and some older frameless oakleys as backups. have a older oakley pair that aren't frameless
that i'll only wear when i can't find either of the other two...
07-01-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,080
Posted By ooga-booga

as always...if it's too good to be true...

as always...if it's too good to be true...
07-01-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By ooga-booga

haven't ridden it recently but if you haven't...

haven't ridden it recently but if you haven't ridden intersecting and neighboring east camino cielo, that would be one of my highest recommendations in all of socal.
i know you've done gmr/grr but...
07-01-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 40,884
Posted By ooga-booga

otay lakes rd and nearby corral canyon rd and san...

otay lakes rd and nearby corral canyon rd and san miguel are decent climbs but vary with their pitches/grades.

lived in the south bay for a decade and found the best hill to climb/train on is/was...
07-01-20, 02:01 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 40,884
Posted By ooga-booga

awesome. 465 miles is huge. today was driving day...

awesome. 465 miles is huge. today was driving day for me...first up to oceanside from san diego, then up to redondo beach and back to san diego. did enjoy a half-second visual appraisal (cloudy!) of...
07-01-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 768
Posted By ooga-booga

it will be busy there on the 4th but some will...

it will be busy there on the 4th but some will defray and do it on the 3rd or the 5th. some people stage from encanto park. some from pioneer park. some from the high school.
some from the very...
06-30-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By ooga-booga

youíll be fine then. just make sure youíve got...

youíll be fine then. just make sure youíve got enough water.
Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9,594
Views: 1,989,248
Posted By ooga-booga

hollies-in the hollies style 1964 ...

hollies-in the hollies style 1964

m.i.a.-kala 2007

starsailor-all this life 2017

stephen stills and manassas-manassas 1972

liz phair-exile in guyville 1993
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 528
Posted By ooga-booga

condolences eja__b. he may have departed but...

condolences eja__b. he may have departed but he'll always be with you. best wishes and happy trails.
may he continue to carry you up the toughest climbs and guide you through the longest rides, both...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,862
Posted By ooga-booga

^ that is one hell of a midnight madness...

^ that is one hell of a midnight madness testimonial.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 379,855
Posted By ooga-booga

nice. i really want to get up to bend when this...

nice. i really want to get up to bend when this is all over. got fairly close (to madras, coming from seattle) a few years ago with the eclipse. pics like this get me through the workweek.
06-29-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7,734
Views: 3,971,742
Posted By ooga-booga

quite a bit of good stuff in there...nearly a...

quite a bit of good stuff in there...nearly a lifetime's worth of listening. some definite must-haves/essential recordings and faves amongst names mentioned.
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9,594
Views: 1,989,248
Posted By ooga-booga

dirty projectors-bitte orca 2009 panic! at...

dirty projectors-bitte orca 2009

panic! at the disco-pretty. odd. 2008

quadron-quadron 2010

little dragon-nabuma rubberband 2014

tinariwen-elwan 2017
06-29-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,702
Posted By ooga-booga

if it's some 60+ mile climbfest where i've got to...

if it's some 60+ mile climbfest where i've got to reserve some energy for the last half of the ride, i'll rarely stand except to stretch for 15-20 seconds every 20 mins or so or if the grade gets...
06-29-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By ooga-booga

having done this exact ascent and descent several...

having done this exact ascent and descent several times, dude(s) woulda been six feet under or alive with serious injuries had a car/truck come around that bend that was overshot.
it's not exactly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,111
Posted By ooga-booga

call me crazy but the saddle seems way too low....

call me crazy but the saddle seems way too low. op is talking about hand/arm pain with a really upright and seemingly cramped position.
all the weight should be on the netherregions in that...
06-28-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 40,884
Posted By ooga-booga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHqIJbv741w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHqIJbv741w
06-27-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,790
Posted By ooga-booga

^yes

^yes
06-27-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By ooga-booga

going with pantani dropping ulrich and everyone...

going with pantani dropping ulrich and everyone else in the '98 tdf on the galibier in the rain enroute to the eventual overall win.

a close second would be contador all-out attacking purito on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 379,855
Posted By ooga-booga

eastern europe or washington state? guessing...

eastern europe or washington state? guessing serbia...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,434
Posted By ooga-booga

RIP Pcad. happy eternal astral trails, roads and...

RIP Pcad. happy eternal astral trails, roads and monster mashing on both. we will all miss the experience and advice subtly hidden beneath the snark, disdain and tough love faux grumpiness.
you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,640
Posted By ooga-booga

don't we all?

don't we all?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,130
Posted By ooga-booga

did quite a bit of cycling as a pre-teen on a...

did quite a bit of cycling as a pre-teen on a sweet, red line bmx bike locally (2-5 miles), then a sears "free spirit" 10-speed as an early teen in a hilly area (5-10 miles) on the edge of los...
06-27-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,790
Posted By ooga-booga

yes but i want a carbon fork and carbon seatstays.

yes but i want a carbon fork and carbon seatstays.
06-27-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 40,884
Posted By ooga-booga

drop down to huntington/sunset/seal beach and...

drop down to huntington/sunset/seal beach and head south to newport and do the newport back bay. head north on the irvine bike path.

veer eastish towards the irvine train station and head towards...
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