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01-25-23, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By Leinster

Americans will fish on frozen lakes or sit in a...

Americans will fish on frozen lakes or sit in a duck blind in the dark and wet for hours. Its not the conditions, its the infrastructure.
01-16-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,803
Posted By roadcrankr

I'm a drinker, with a cycling problem.

I'm a drinker, with a cycling problem.
01-15-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,777
Posted By ZHVelo

I do not have this issue if I wear cycling...

I do not have this issue if I wear cycling specific pants, they are hugging the skin.

For commutes I just shove pants into my socks. Oh well.
01-13-23, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,575
Posted By CAT7RDR

Got out this morning before the next round of...

Got out this morning before the next round of rain.
Completed some repeats in the Whittier Hills.
Turnbull Canyon is in good shape. Some limestone boulders and rocks along the side of the road but...
01-09-23, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,575
Posted By Eric F

Saturday...40mi road ride (Altadena - Duarte - So...

Saturday...40mi road ride (Altadena - Duarte - So Pasadena). Easy to moderate tempo. Got chatting with a guy rolling at a similar pace towards the end of my loop. It turns out our kids are both...
01-07-23, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,575
Posted By jsigone

Stayed inland this weekend while it remained dry....

Stayed inland this weekend while it remained dry. Didn't have to deal w/ flooded and sandy coastal roads while on the bike. MTS station Poway, up Highland Valley Road to Dunkin Donuts in Ramona. Bomb...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By terrymorse

My favorite of 2022 was a solo ride up Mt...

My favorite of 2022 was a solo ride up Mt Hamilton Road in September.

A pretty day, clean air, visibility for many miles, and the legs had some extra pep. I summited within a few minutes of my PR....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By Imaginos

My second ever bikepacking overnighter. 27 miles...

My second ever bikepacking overnighter. 27 miles each way,fully loaded,lots of hills. I was back home in 24 hrs. I’m gonna do a bunch of it in the coming year. ...
12-08-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,816
Posted By delbiker1

I, also, have been alcohol free for over 7 years....

I, also, have been alcohol free for over 7 years. I have been a road cyclist for about 50 years. I have no doubt that bicycling played a big part, still does, in my staying that way. That includes...
11-27-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,575
Posted By ooga-booga

that bike path (mostly) on the west side of ca...

that bike path (mostly) on the west side of ca hwy 33 is handy. carries a bit of pedestrian traffic in segments and has some bumps about but still worthy.
11-12-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By Korina

A lovely photo essay on bicycles

So beautiful. Makes me want to ride my bike, if it wasn't raining. :)

https://stevemccurry.blog/2022/09/22/the-noblest-invention/
11-10-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 629,745
Posted By RCMoeur

Here's one of the family in 2011 from the Loop...

Here's one of the family in 2011 from the Loop 303 freeway opening with our Santana and the trailercycle. The kid's taller than me now, and the trailercycle's been sold to another user, but we still...
11-08-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,106
Posted By CAT7RDR

I'm beginning to see that short 1-2 hour rides...

I'm beginning to see that short 1-2 hour rides are the answer to escaping from the usual responsibilities of life.
Not every ride needs to be the epic type. Riding harder for a shorter duration will...
10-27-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 629,745
Posted By dmwill

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/tandem_at_mt_dora_lighthouse_b574e62a534c79e35c1723675daf43940db832b3.jpg
This was after the Mount Dora cycle fest in central Florida...
10-26-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 629,745
Posted By Magnum PI

Here is a picture of us at the top of the road to...

Here is a picture of us at the top of the road to Maunaloa on the Big Island of Hawaii, elevation 11,100 feet or so.
...
10-24-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By joesch

Bill has a few bikes with Custom Paint by JB,...

Bill has a few bikes with Custom Paint by JB, artwork by Mark Lueck both top notch and from SD
The greatful dead artwork is awesome, love the headtube, see below...
10-18-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,160
Posted By indyfabz

Or not. In February of 2020 I booked and paid for...

Or not. In February of 2020 I booked and paid for a flight for mid-June. A few weeks before the flight, Delta drastically changed the schedule to make thing unworkable. (I had planned a bike tour.)...
10-13-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,575
Posted By jonathanf2

I didn't feel like riding the windy flats solo...

I didn't feel like riding the windy flats solo today, so I decided to do 20 miles of hill climbing at my usual favorite spot, Griffith Park! Weather is darn near perfect, except for the wind!
...
10-12-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...don't remember seeing the harlequin/diamond...

yah...don't remember seeing the harlequin/diamond details before but the color/frame maker for sure. have never passed him going the same way...it's always been in the opposite direction.
10-11-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 629,745
Posted By merlinextraligh

A video, as opposed to a photo, but two happy...

A video, as opposed to a photo, but two happy tandem couples:

https://youtube.com/shorts/srXBaaKIvFA?feature=share
10-10-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 629,745
Posted By Hypno Toad

Saturday's Filthy 50 was amazing. We had...

Saturday's Filthy 50 was amazing. We had beautiful clear skies and the autumn colors were on full display!
The temps were cool, starting around 45F ... and stayed chilly most of the ride warming up...
10-09-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 228,575
Posted By jsigone

Saturday's ride was cut short when buddy hit...

Saturday's ride was cut short when buddy hit curb, blew his tire and superman'd into a ditch. RIP bob Pinarello Price. Was supposed to be 95ish mile loop in north San Diego. Spent the rest of the...
10-09-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,292
Posted By SalsaShark

Don't honk when you pass a cyclist. Do you honk...

Don't honk when you pass a cyclist. Do you honk when you overtake any other vehicle? Do you honk when you pass by a car in the slow lane on the interstate? Why do motorists feel the need to honk at...
10-09-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,292
Posted By Koyote

You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist. ...

You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist.

This should be fun.
09-29-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 629,745
Posted By Yamato72

Last year. I was happy at the time, really. ...

Last year. I was happy at the time, really.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1456x1125/20211006_0004_52ba7fef7617ce2b1058eb816dad19372036d504.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,061
Posted By KiwiDallas

My cracked Spec Roubaix bike frame - the resolution

I'd posted here in late July that I found a crack in the seat-stay of my 1-year-old Specialized Roubaix Sport frame. I took it back to my LBS, a longtime Specialized dealer, to handle the warranty...
09-25-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 Expecting anyone not a military inferior or...

+1 Expecting anyone not a military inferior or slave to remember to spin your tires is asking a lot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,684
Posted By znomit

Here's a tip. Leave the bike at the shop for the...

Here's a tip. Leave the bike at the shop for the day and ride the bus.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,150
Posted By holytrousers

Yes, and that would be enough :thumb:

Yes, and that would be enough :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,092
Posted By caloso

My son and I had an awesome ride on the Nevada...

My son and I had an awesome ride on the Nevada side of the lake last week. Absolutely amazing.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,092
Posted By WhyFi

This is the most insightful thing you've said. If...

This is the most insightful thing you've said. If I rode like you ride, I wouldn't use clipless, either. If you rode like I ride, you wouldn't do so without clipless pedals, either.



Yet you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,092
Posted By big john

I started with clips and straps. Switching to...

I started with clips and straps. Switching to clipless was a revelation for me. I fell over with straps more than I ever have with clipless. I've used clipless on every ride, dirt, road, and touring...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,092
Posted By Koyote

Absolutely hilarious. I failed at something that...

Absolutely hilarious. I failed at something that many others have mastered quite easily, so other newbies should probably just skip it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,092
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos for giving it a try and, by all means, ride...

Kudos for giving it a try and, by all means, ride the gear you want to ride, but let's not blame the pedals for the failure to anticipate and execute those downshifts.
09-06-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 13,570
Posted By Troul

a starting age for e bikes (like toys have) would...

a starting age for e bikes (like toys have) would be a thing to consider. make it 21+ & limit the capped MPH to 12 MPH. If that doesn't work for the user, then take the bus, get a motorcycle, uber,...
09-02-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,730
Posted By roadie276

My wife got one of these...

My wife got one of these...
08-31-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,587
Posted By Eric F

These... https://i.imgur.com/Fgz91QX.jpg ...

These...
https://i.imgur.com/Fgz91QX.jpg

Plus this one added since the above pic was taken...
https://i.imgur.com/ifuNYFG.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 830
Posted By terrymorse

Coleman Valley Rd, up from Highway 1? That...

Coleman Valley Rd, up from Highway 1?

That is a little leg stinger. This is yours truly, riding up it for a Sonoma County promotional photo shoot.

The road was used in one of the Tour of...
08-30-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,730
Posted By BCDrums

I would say a $4 flashing light for night riding.

I would say a $4 flashing light for night riding.
08-29-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,730
Posted By big john

On a hot day I would have finished both of them...

On a hot day I would have finished both of them before mile 40. If it was really hot maybe a 3rd by then.
08-28-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,072
Posted By terrymorse

I did an early morning climb up Mt. Hamilton last...

I did an early morning climb up Mt. Hamilton last Friday with a buddy.

We rolled out about 30 minutes before sunrise. Quiet, foggy, almost no cars, critters going about their business. The first...
08-27-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,072
Posted By wolfchild

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to...

Very early in the morning is my favorite time to start a ride.
08-27-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,730
Posted By ofajen

It always goes so well here in threads about...

It always goes so well here in threads about money and what things cost. 👍

Otto
08-25-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,535
Posted By Koyote

You get what you pay for.

You get what you pay for.
08-15-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,161
Posted By base2

Both. I found the tandem to be more work...

Both.

I found the tandem to be more work with my wife. The stoker couldn't spin & I had a hard time grinding. We met in the middle. Even at 80 rpm I was driving the bike & her & her legs. Her...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-09-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 360,235
Posted By tacreamer

My new Mini Velo to upgrade!

I received today and built up my 2023 version mini Velo this morning. The frame & parts are the same as speced from the 2011 version save for the CST tires & cartridge bottom bracket.

Ive already...
08-04-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,271
Posted By Koyote

Someones gonna steal your bike eventually.

Someones gonna steal your bike eventually.
07-30-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,944
Posted By shelbyfv

At least he had enough sense to wear a...

At least he had enough sense to wear a shirt.:twitchy:
07-11-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,525
Posted By big john

I agree with some of your earlier posts and I...

I agree with some of your earlier posts and I agree that many e-bike riders are a menace on the mup and the road.

But I have to say that e-bikes can be a valuable tool for training, especially for...
07-06-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,525
Posted By downtube42

Climbing up the Historic Highway to Crown Point...

Climbing up the Historic Highway to Crown Point yesterday, I noticed two bikes behind about halfway up, and was a little surprised they didn't pass me. At 210 lbs in my 7th decade I'm no climber, and...
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