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08-25-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,016
Posted By TakingMyTime

Personally, I don't understand why anyone would...

Personally, I don't understand why anyone would want to Tattoo their body. It just kills me when I see an otherwise beautiful young woman, who has everything in the world going for her, have some...
08-24-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,226
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have to admit that I've begun looking for and...

I have to admit that I've begun looking for and purchasing parts (consumables) whenever I can find them at a decent price. Rather than buying 1 or 2 of my favorite tubes, I'll buy 5. Same thing for...
08-24-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've had success spraying a bit of silicon spray...

I've had success spraying a bit of silicon spray into the head whenever mine seems to be leaking a little. I think it rejuvenates the rubber grommet and plumps it up a bit. It might be just a...
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 614
Posted By TakingMyTime

Yep. My wife stays on the gas about 50 yards...

Yep. My wife stays on the gas about 50 yards further than I do and I'm always asking her why she just doesn't coast up to the other cards.
Forum: Foo
08-20-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not sure if this is off-topic or not... I...

I'm not sure if this is off-topic or not... I miss the days when you had the same delivery carrier (Postman) for more than 6 months in a row. I live in a nice residential area of Los Angeles County...
08-19-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

^^ Nice Pic. Is that with a phone? Looks to be...

^^ Nice Pic. Is that with a phone? Looks to be kind of wide-angled.
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By TakingMyTime

It looks like it could be a 2001 5500 in "Red...

It looks like it could be a 2001 5500 in "Red Carbon". Where is the bike located and how much do they want for it. There isn't a lot on that bike that is original and it is probably a 58 or 60cm...
08-18-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By TakingMyTime

Are you having some kind of problems with a...

Are you having some kind of problems with a particular part? What is it that you think needs changing? What kind of condition is it in? What kind of riding do you do, road, MUP, gravel etc? Are...
08-18-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 2,039,720
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks for checking in. Although I never get up...

Thanks for checking in. Although I never get up into those areas there are plenty of members here that do.
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can't speak to the "quality" issue but the 110...

I can't speak to the "quality" issue but the 110 was found on the Superlight model while the heavier 120 was found on the other models. The 110 was the lighter weave.
08-18-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,358
Posted By TakingMyTime

Maybe I'm the exception to the rule but I've...

Maybe I'm the exception to the rule but I've never had a bad experience selling on C/L. I describe the item as best as possible with accurate and detailed photographs. I only initiate a...
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,054
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can't stand it when I hear people use "Bro" or...

I can't stand it when I hear people use "Bro" or "No Worries". It just rubs me the wrong way, it sounds stupid.
08-17-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

57 miles from El Dorado Park to the border of...

57 miles from El Dorado Park to the border of Laguna Beach. Just more generic miles.

One thing about today that didn't really hit me until I was almost home was that during the entire ride on PCH...
08-16-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 149,222
Posted By TakingMyTime

That Tarmac is one sexy looking bike.

That Tarmac is one sexy looking bike.
08-15-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

Just a flat 35 miles down PCH. I'm trying to...

Just a flat 35 miles down PCH. I'm trying to calculate if I have the time and energy to eclipse last month's mileage. We'll see. The only thing is with this humidity and heat everything is going...
08-10-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 22,418
Posted By TakingMyTime

That sounds about right. Riding north from Seal...

That sounds about right. Riding north from Seal Beach the pavement starts to deteriorate right about where the concrete portions of the flood control turns to dirt. The ride between the Pico and...
08-10-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

Finally you're riding in an area I'm familiar...

Finally you're riding in an area I'm familiar with. I've never ridden the Whittier Greenway route or taken that side trip from the SGRT to Rosemead BLVD up near the Pico Dam. I was never sure where...
Forum: Foo
08-07-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,718
Posted By TakingMyTime

When they're not too stupid. Example: ...

When they're not too stupid.

Example: Several years ago there was a Netflix mini series about teen suicide. One of our14 y/o grandchildren decided he would post a quote from the show and some of...
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By TakingMyTime

In "Mint" condition i.e. original equipment and...

In "Mint" condition i.e. original equipment and it was my size and in my area I would consider $900 to be a deal. Although I'd like to own one some day I don't think buying that bike would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By TakingMyTime

I didn't even think of using that comparison...

I didn't even think of using that comparison tool, Thanks!

My purchase may still be about 6 months out but I'm trying to get a better idea of the brands and options that are out there in my price...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By TakingMyTime

Trek SL v SLR differences ?

I haven't gone through the specs for each version of these bikes ( Domane SLR 6 v. SL 6) with a fine tooth comb but It looks to me as if the level of carbon used is the main determining factor in...
08-05-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another 54 miles down to Crystal Cove and back. ...

Another 54 miles down to Crystal Cove and back. Basically the generic ride with my 2 buddies. Slow and with a lot of conversation.
08-03-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

Sunday 12 miles down to Seal Beach. Monday, 50...

Sunday 12 miles down to Seal Beach. Monday, 50 miles up to the Santa Fe Dam on the SGRT and today 57 miles down to Newport Back Bay (all the way from home). I'm sitting at 119 miles so far this...
07-31-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 311,950
Posted By TakingMyTime

The changeover from the stock bars was painless. ...

The changeover from the stock bars was painless. I did have one section of brake cable housing that was a little short but not enough to effect anything but it will need to be address sometime in...
07-31-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 311,950
Posted By TakingMyTime

Installed some Bontrager Crivitz handlebars. ...

Installed some Bontrager Crivitz handlebars. They're pretty hard to find but I eventually found out Trek still has them in stock so I ordered them through my local dealer. I don't think they were...
07-31-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

New monthly record

Did a slow leisurely 18 mile ride down Ball Rd to Disneyland and back to cap this months total mileage at 600.14 miles. That is a record for me and I'm pretty stoked. Actually, anything over 500...
07-30-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,633
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm sore after every ride. Sometimes more than...

I'm sore after every ride. Sometimes more than others but I have found that stretching the evening before a ride can really reduce the after-ride soreness. A good meal right after a ride can help...
07-29-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another quick 25 miles down to the Queen Mary. I...

Another quick 25 miles down to the Queen Mary. I really need to work on my saddle position. After 50 miles yesterday and then hopping back on again today my butt was killing me.
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By TakingMyTime

I just saw that. He certainly left an imprint on...

I just saw that. He certainly left an imprint on me.
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By TakingMyTime

You know they have ATMs in those states. No...

You know they have ATMs in those states. No reason to carry around too much cash.
07-28-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

50 miles on the SGRT from El Dorado Park to the...

50 miles on the SGRT from El Dorado Park to the Santa Fe Damn and back. I am now experiencing my biggest month ever at 556 miles and I think I may be able to cram in another 100 before the end of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By TakingMyTime

Kauai is not developed as much as most of the...

Kauai is not developed as much as most of the other islands. The roads are narrow and not bike friendly at all. I have a friend who was an avid bike rider and he moved there about 25 years ago. He...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,364
Posted By TakingMyTime

I buy my cars outright (new or used) and drive...

I buy my cars outright (new or used) and drive them until they don't drive any more. Probably 1/2 of the cars I've owned had to be towed from my house and were either given away or scrapped for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By TakingMyTime

I do like several of the Defy Advanced models...

I do like several of the Defy Advanced models they're offering. But... pictures are one thing, being able to test ride one in a store is another.
07-23-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

Tacked on another 57 miles down to Newport Beach.

Tacked on another 57 miles down to Newport Beach.
07-21-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks for the input. I was worried that the...

Thanks for the input. I was worried that the homeless may have left Anaheim and moved further north. Normal bike path idiots I can handle.
07-21-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've had a few friends coming down with colds and...

I've had a few friends coming down with colds and verified it was not Covid. There seems to be something going around. Hope you're able to get back on your bike soon.
07-21-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

I just realized this I WILL because I thought...

I just realized this I WILL because I thought that this weekend was the end of the month and I've got 1 more week to go !!!!
07-21-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks for the info. YL Park looks like it might...

Thanks for the info. YL Park looks like it might be a nice turn-a-round point coming up from the beach. The park looks to be about 8 miles North of Anaheim Stadium. What's the "safety" factor for...
07-21-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

57 miles this morning on PCH down to the South...

57 miles this morning on PCH down to the South end of Newport Beach / Crystal Cove. Same ride as the last 3 days. Just working on extending my mileage. I'm also closing in on a biggest month for...
07-21-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By TakingMyTime

Question about the Northern part of the SART

Since I've never ridden the SART north of Ball/Taft I was hoping someone here could give me the rundown on what is in store for me if I venture further up towards Green River (or even further). My...
07-21-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By TakingMyTime

We have several of those stands which in a...

We have several of those stands which in a perfect world would have all the accessorial tools still attached i.e. allen keys and screwdrivers. But unfortunately they are usually stripped clean. ...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,819
Posted By TakingMyTime

Several years ago one of the largest encampments...

Several years ago one of the largest encampments here in So Cal (Orange County) was finally broken up. Although everyone was given the opportunity to receive a voucher for 90 days in a hotel,...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,257
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have never labored under the assumption that...

I have never labored under the assumption that anything that is sent by me either via email or SMS is secure. But with FB you're not making them work for it. Also, on FB I think most people are...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,257
Posted By TakingMyTime

Trust me, you don't need FB. All they are doing...

Trust me, you don't need FB. All they are doing is harvesting your info and selling it to anyone who wants it. There are a million other ways of communicating with your friends and family that...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By TakingMyTime

Same here. I was wondering why it seems like...

Same here. I was wondering why it seems like Ralphs is the only place experiencing this shortage.
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By TakingMyTime

Change (dimes, quarters etc) shortages near you?

I was in our local Ralphs (big chain supermarket) and for the last 2 weeks they are not able to make chainge and if you don't have exact change they ask if they can put it on your Ralphs card. ...
07-19-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,388
Views: 118,044
Posted By TakingMyTime

53 miles from El Dorado Park then South on PCH...

53 miles from El Dorado Park then South on PCH and back. I went 1 1/4 miles further than on Friday and still beat Friday's time by 3 minutes. I think the weekend rest helped.
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,128
Posted By TakingMyTime

Trust me, if I wasn't married we'd have about...

Trust me, if I wasn't married we'd have about 1/5th the stuff we have in our house and garage now.

Back on subject: Most things that I've found that interest me and have turned into what one might...
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