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07-24-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,635
Posted By slcbob

At least Bala finished! Yes, I melted. Well...

At least Bala finished! Yes, I melted.

Well played ooga-booga, you 1%er.
07-24-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By jonathanf2

Yesterday I did a quick 14 mile hill climb up to...

Yesterday I did a quick 14 mile hill climb up to the Griffith Observatory. I focused on conserving energy by controlling my cadence (pedaling within 60-70rpm) and sealed off my two lowest gears to...
07-24-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,635
Posted By GrainBrain

Wow 51 out of 5076!! I don't think I could've...

Wow 51 out of 5076!! I don't think I could've guessed how that race would have ended. Well, I suppose I had #2, #3 but those were the favorites. I little disappointed I didn't think of Carapaz, he...
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 663
Posted By majmt

https://youtu.be/ETkzK9pXMio

https://youtu.be/ETkzK9pXMio
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 663
Posted By skijor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl-XsneiGHo ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl-XsneiGHo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z778slDEsds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq3hEMUeBGQ
07-23-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By TakingMyTime

Tacked on another 57 miles down to Newport Beach.

Tacked on another 57 miles down to Newport Beach.
07-23-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,635
Posted By slcbob

Note that by "the 24th" we really mean the race...

Note that by "the 24th" we really mean the race kicks off tonight at 10pm. Pesky dateline and all that. Plenty of horrible predictions provided for your displeasure. Here's one more:

I'm throwing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By surak

You're not always going to be hot even when it's...

You're not always going to be hot even when it's hot out. A base layer can help regulate temperature.

Also some of my bib straps and jerseys feel scratchy against bare skin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 500
Posted By KJ43

I wear a base layer year round. In warm weather...

I wear a base layer year round. In warm weather (up to 100 degrees F give or take so far) it works great for wicking the sweat away from my skin and keeping me comfortable.

For summer I wear a...
07-21-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By Eric F

Between my daughter's softball schedule, and a...

Between my daughter's softball schedule, and a 2019-style cold that has kicked my @$$, I haven't been on my bike in over a week. I don't like this bull$#!+ at all. :mad:
07-21-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By CAT7RDR

^^^^^^^^Smash it! PR's are meant to be broken....

^^^^^^^^Smash it!
PR's are meant to be broken. :thumb:
07-21-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
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, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 435
Posted By Darth Lefty

OK, seems I've got a few minutes, let's do it by...

OK, seems I've got a few minutes, let's do it by day.

Times in Japan local, GMT+9, 13 hours ahead of EDT (GMT-4), 16 hours ahead of PDT (GMT-7). So an event at noon Sunday in Japan will be 11pm...
07-21-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By jonathanf2

Last night I did 15 miles with the Trash Panda...

Last night I did 15 miles with the Trash Panda Cycling group (https://www.instagram.com/trashpandacycling/) from DTLA to Hollywood. It was a chill ride with a various mix of road bikes, fixed gear,...
07-21-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,625
Posted By Juan Foote

I think it's doping.

I think it's doping.
07-21-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By joesch

Looks like a fun plan and route to me. Thanks

Looks like a fun plan and route to me. Thanks
07-20-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,625
Posted By one4smoke

The Green Bullet. Who else?

The Green Bullet. Who else?
07-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,625
Posted By slcbob

I did. But it's drowned out by #20 and #28. ...

I did. But it's drowned out by #20 and #28.

Absolutely take precedent into consideration in the penalty phase and perhaps in informing the immediate actions in response to an adverse finding....
07-19-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,625
Posted By slcbob

I wish we would. In theory, we have a system...

I wish we would. In theory, we have a system where you do your time and you are back on the outside. Yet, in practice, you're arguing for some durable sanction.

I might not be opposed to higher...
07-19-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
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.
07-19-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By jonathanf2

I did 27+ miles in the hot 90 degree weather,...

I did 27+ miles in the hot 90 degree weather, both road and trail riding this Sunday after not being on my bike for almost two weeks. I rode from ER, to HLP, to S. Pas, to Pasadena and then up to JPL...
07-19-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By CAT7RDR

One mile on road bike I crashed on last month....

One mile on road bike I crashed on last month. Shoulders could not tolerate weight bearing in drops at this point due to reaggravated rotator cuff injuries. Should be able to start rehab soon.
...
07-19-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By 2seven0

Fri. rode a big loop down to Shady Cyn trail...

Fri. rode a big loop down to Shady Cyn trail (thks TMT for reminding me of it) then cut through UCI to University back to the Peters Cyn trail back up to home. Lucked out and only passed 2 walkers...
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 626
Posted By canklecat

Facebook nanny bots have gone insane recently. I...

Facebook nanny bots have gone insane recently. I just finished my third 24-hour suspension since May. In one instance, a post on a photography group, the bots mistook my use of the word "shoot" or...
07-18-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,409
Posted By MinnMan

And how about WvA? He took a mountain stage, an...

And how about WvA? He took a mountain stage, an ITT, and a sprint stage. Beast.
07-18-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,409
Posted By MinnMan

I want credit for getting this right, even though...

I want credit for getting this right, even though I wrote it about Stage 19.
07-18-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,271
Posted By slcbob

Jumbo Visma sure took some hits but the white...

Jumbo Visma sure took some hits but the white dwarf Petite Visma that was left after the collapse of the red giant had a helluva Tour. WVA putting the exclamation point on the all-round in...
07-18-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By L134

Yeah, I use both depending on where I'm going or...

Yeah, I use both depending on where I'm going or coming from. All require care! Not an area for shooting for PR's.
07-18-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,625
Posted By Juan Foote

To be fair, if I were going to call out anyone...

To be fair, if I were going to call out anyone for pulling over and doing a line on stage 18 it would be Danny Martin. That guy was blown on the first climb and had one hell of a comeback.
07-18-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By joesch

Sounds great. The next week should be fine also...

Sounds great. The next week should be fine also for me. Maybe some other SD BF C&V riders would also be interested in this brew hop. A respectable route as detailed by the link above #1082
07-18-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,271
Posted By slcbob

Well played, sir. Well played. I've been...

Well played, sir. Well played. I've been out-Rhoned and out-Velogamed.

I worked up a powerful thirst doing 7 1/2 hours of work in the sun at a local race yesterday, only to come home and find...
07-17-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 188,050
Posted By jaxgtr

45.1 miles in "sucking the life out of you" ...

45.1 miles in "sucking the life out of you" humidty.
07-16-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 188,050
Posted By Troul

25 Wet Miles O.D.

25 Wet Miles O.D.
07-16-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 188,050
Posted By Paul Barnard

Home elevation is 0 feet, and there is no...

Home elevation is 0 feet, and there is no elevation change. I rode 60 miles today at elevations over 10,000 feet and 3500 of elevation gain. The terrain varied from tarmac to dirt roads to rough,...
07-16-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By TakingMyTime

52 miles today from El Dorado Park in Long Beach...

52 miles today from El Dorado Park in Long Beach to Crystal Cover Newport Beach. Rode PCH most of the way and forgot how much traffic there is when everyone's rushing to work... ouch! It was a good...
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,385
Posted By RubeRad

I've been to North Park a few times, but as a...

I've been to North Park a few times, but as a north county boy, I mostly went to the original location in a Miramar warehouse park. And before that I've served as his brewer's assistant in his garage
07-15-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,271
Posted By GrainBrain

^^ Rigo and I decided to pass on this rat race...

^^ Rigo and I decided to pass on this rat race and opt for tapas somewhere on the Tourmalet ...

Crazy thing happened last night, I was on the phone with the local police in Pau, to offer a kind...
07-15-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,271
Posted By slcbob

Safety alert. Don't hurt yourself and taco your...

Safety alert. Don't hurt yourself and taco your wheel by hitting the anchor I just threw out. I'm headed backward in the league standings like Dylan Van Baarle does when his day is done.

To add...
07-15-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 663
Posted By seypat

There's lots of castle/scenery porn to look at.

There's lots of castle/scenery porn to look at.
07-15-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By joesch

Nice ! This is my kind of fun ride. Im taking...

Nice ! This is my kind of fun ride. Im taking action to repeat next month.
07-14-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,974
Posted By slcbob

^ I'm not all unicorns and rainbows here, but...

^ I'm not all unicorns and rainbows here, but that rational commentary hints at a particularly dark, Mel Gibson with scotch tape on the eyeballs, depressing underlying take on things.
07-13-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By Eric F

Return to El Prieto - This is a very well known...

Return to El Prieto - This is a very well known (mostly) downhill single track in the hills above Pasadena, CA. Last time I rode it, it was on this same bike when it was current technology (20-ish...
Forum: Touring
07-13-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Smokinapankake

The campground was empty until about 10 pm when a...

The campground was empty until about 10 pm when a young couple occupied the site next to me. Between his incessant yapping and the F-35 jets from Hill Air Force Base flying over every half hour, I...
Forum: Touring
07-13-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Smokinapankake

The plan was simple: take the Denver & Rio...

The plan was simple: take the Denver & Rio Grande Western rail trail from Roy south until I intersected Antelope Drive in Layton. Then West on Antelope Drive until I hit Antelope Island, then from...
07-13-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,271
Posted By slcbob

^ quit pissing on me, canam73 . ;) There...

^ quit pissing on me, canam73 . ;)

There will be some folks blasting through us soon enough.
07-13-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,409
Posted By Eric F

Watch out for Cobrelli as a future green jersey...

Watch out for Cobrelli as a future green jersey contender. He's shown remarkable climbing ability for someone labeled as a "sprinter". As Sagan was able to do in his prime, he can steal points on...
07-13-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By TakingMyTime

My hat's off to you. My Trek 5200 is wearing...

My hat's off to you. My Trek 5200 is wearing some 23mm conti 4000's right now and with all the additional mileage I'm doing they're scaring the heck out of me. Unfortunately, this bike won't take...
07-12-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,974
Posted By canklecat

Absinthe makes the heart grow fondo.

Absinthe makes the heart grow fondo.
07-12-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,409
Posted By one4smoke

Going with Alaphilippe for stage 16.

Going with Alaphilippe for stage 16.
07-12-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,207
Views: 97,363
Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I spent our 17th anniversary riding around...

Wife & I spent our 17th anniversary riding around Big Bear prepping for the Tour next month. Hot & balmy even for 7000' up!
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