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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By big john

wut

wut
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I think the SUV hit him as they were both going...

I think the SUV hit him as they were both going the same direction and then the driver freaked and drove over the stop sign. Cody was with Pete's sister I think.
10-27-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 755,962
Posted By big john

I didn't know San Rensho built frames for...

I didn't know San Rensho built frames for Specialized. It figures, I always loved the San Rensho branded frames.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Yes there is definitely a difference between...

Yes there is definitely a difference between frames when standing. The best cornering bike I ever had is the Tesch. It would turn without (seemingly) any input from me. The downside is it's the most...
10-27-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 755,962
Posted By big john

That's a nice looking frame and that stem is...

That's a nice looking frame and that stem is certainly geezer approved, but why no front derailleur?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I see.

I see.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I am most comfortable standing with the 44s on...

I am most comfortable standing with the 44s on the Seven and always felt awkward standing with the 46 long reach bars on the Gunnar. Might have to do with the different geometry, too, but after...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I had a Trek 660, their last steel road frame. I...

I had a Trek 660, their last steel road frame. I liked it but it cracked around the bb after about 15K miles. They didn't have a 660 to replace it with so they offered me a 1420 aluminum frame, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

What was not "smart" about the route?

What was not "smart" about the route?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

A forum member had bought a nice used Madone and...

A forum member had bought a nice used Madone and it cracked around the BB. Trek told him no warranty, try your dealer, etc. He was pretty upset with them.

In my biz we sometimes would have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

What I liked about Hill Street Blues was that it...

What I liked about Hill Street Blues was that it showed police as human beings with human frailties and failures instead of other shows that depicted them as superheroes and infallible humans. I knew...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

We had a nice ride today. Did some small climbs...

We had a nice ride today. Did some small climbs then started north into a strong headwind. Stopped for coffee and decided to stop going due north and instead did a little bike path and a few more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Twilight Zone? They can keep the dirt.

Twilight Zone? They can keep the dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Right? As soon as my wheels left the pavement the...

Right? As soon as my wheels left the pavement the truck just dropped. Never had a problem with mud there before.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I lived in a guest house at the end of a long...

I lived in a guest house at the end of a long dirt driveway. I lived there for 9 years and one time the low spot flooded from unusually hard rain. I tried to drive my truck in and it sank to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

The rain yesterday totaled somewhere around an...

The rain yesterday totaled somewhere around an inch here. I hear it was over 5 inches in Sacramento. Anyway today is clear and supposed to top out in the 60s. I'm not sure where the ride is going but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Poor guy.

Poor guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I think ABC owns ESPN. I've been looking in on it...

I think ABC owns ESPN. I've been looking in on it and neither team looks very good. At least not their offense.

Now they have Eli and Payton Manning along with Sue Bird chatting and commenting...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By big john

An adjustable quill stem in an adaptor. High on...

An adjustable quill stem in an adaptor. High on the contraption scale.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Been there, done that.

Been there, done that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I eat snacks in my car sometimes but I always...

I eat snacks in my car sometimes but I always remove any trash and brush out any crumbs when I get home. I hate getting into a car that stinks.
My father had strict rules, none of us ate or drank in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I don't know how people get that way but I'm...

I don't know how people get that way but I'm pretty sure age has nothing to do with it.
Sometimes it's just rudeness and sometimes it's mental illness.

You probably wouldn't take your bike in to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I doubt this one storm made much of a dent in the...

I doubt this one storm made much of a dent in the drought. A lot of SoCal water comes from snow pack in the Sierra. Too early for anything meaningful up there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

If they did that then they would have to ask...

If they did that then they would have to ask customers to remove dirty diapers, rotting food, cockroaches, and all the other bio hazards they drive around with. I mean, where do you draw the line?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Nothing quite like driving a customer's car and...

Nothing quite like driving a customer's car and the Big Gulp cup in the center console starts sloshing around, threatening to spill tobacco spittle all over you.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I watched the 49er game last night. It rained...

I watched the 49er game last night. It rained hard through the entire game. Started sprinkling here about 6:30 this morning
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I wish.

I wish.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Which bike did you take? Got a low gear on it?

Which bike did you take? Got a low gear on it?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

You must be new here.

You must be new here.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Sometimes it's dry. ...

Sometimes it's dry.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/604x525/cross_dry_8093757e0857d5ff5bbd647895c8b80aa6896335.jpg
Sometimes it's dark....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

My friend was California/Nevada CX champ for her...

My friend was California/Nevada CX champ for her cat one year, I think cat3. She used a Redline....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Some pics were posted from today. Ride start....

Some pics were posted from today.
Ride start. I'm hidden at the far end.
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A...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Most of the people I know who have raced CX have...

Most of the people I know who have raced CX have used the cheapest bikes they could. CX bikes take more of a beating than any other bikes when raced in mud. They just hose them off after the race....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Bicyclist kicks attacking 500-pound brown bear as...

Bicyclist kicks attacking 500-pound brown bear as it mauls him, Alaska cops say (yahoo.com) (https://www.yahoo.com/news/bicyclist-kicks-attacking-500-pound-142518646.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I went to ride with club #2 today, a little 25...

I went to ride with club #2 today, a little 25 mile ride with a few small climbs. It was billed as a no drop, casual pace ride and had about 20 riders. First time I've ridden with them in a while and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Hope some of it finds it's way into the...

Hope some of it finds it's way into the reservoirs. They claim it's going to rain here. I'll believe it when I see it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I worked at a GMC dealer in 1993 and I bought a...

I worked at a GMC dealer in 1993 and I bought a new full-size pick up for $11.500.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Then they were still using Mitsubishi engines and...

Then they were still using Mitsubishi engines and I think that one is carbureted. (barf). My ex bought one of the injected ones new in 1990 for $6k. Other than routine maintenance the only thing I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I only have old pics of the same ride. There is...

I only have old pics of the same ride.
There is a highway down there.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/malibu_canyon_2a57b813a582bc007b67ffabf8f892e4efd3dd9c.jpg
Part...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Sorry. I'll try to do better.

Sorry. I'll try to do better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

There were steep climbs today, the kind that make...

There were steep climbs today, the kind that make it hard to catch up to pedestrians. I'm spinning a 28 front with a 46 rear. I passed a runner on a descent and he caught and passed me on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

I don't know anything specific against them and...

I don't know anything specific against them and the 100k warranty is a plus. I would add that a turbo likes clean oil and doesn't appreciate neglect.

SIL is no good? I thought you had approved?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Electric? Friend has the electric one and it has...

Electric? Friend has the electric one and it has the same battery issue as the Chevy Bolt. They offered to buy it back but he likes the car so he took a cash spiff instead. They were supposed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

There is a guy who rides an Eliptigo with club #2...

There is a guy who rides an Eliptigo with club #2 sometimes. His is bigger and has bigger wheels, I think. We went on a steep climb and he dropped me on that thing. I asked him how much it weighed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

+1.

+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

Not enough to help yet but real rain is supposed...

Not enough to help yet but real rain is supposed to arrive Monday.

I had a nice ride on the mountain bike. Where I went it's been so dry that the ground just absorbed what little rain fell and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

It's wet here but not cold. Club riding friends...

It's wet here but not cold. Club riding friends have delayed the start and changed the route. This means lots of climbing with faster and younger riders. Maybe I'll go solo again.
10-23-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 479
Posted By big john

67, retired. 4 rides per week, around 150 miles....

67, retired. 4 rides per week, around 150 miles. Sometimes sub a mountain bike ride for one of the road rides and sometimes add a 5th day with a 2 hour ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

The Vega was to compete with the Pinto. The Nova...

The Vega was to compete with the Pinto. The Nova would be the Chevy rival to the Maverick, I would think.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By big john

A place out here has some of them for sale. ...

A place out here has some of them for sale.
1971 Ford Maverick - autozin.com (https://www.autozin.com/for-sale/ford-maverick#carid=14410611)
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