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08-01-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By Eric F

Did my frequent singlespeed MTB route to Cherry...

Did my frequent singlespeed MTB route to Cherry Canyon, but was joined by 2 friends on their geared, full-squish, big wheel rigs. They are both at a similar fitness level to me (we ride on the road...
Forum: Foo
07-30-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 465
Posted By ahsposo

A waste of good ice.

A waste of good ice.
07-28-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By Eric F

Rides from last weekend... Saturday - After...

Rides from last weekend...

Saturday - After 10 days off the bike, I was feeling really mediocre with pretty low motivation. Singlespeed dirt therapy got me feeling good again. Same Cherry Canyon...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 336
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/718abe54_490c_4dfa_82d6_be07de578fe7_1020f57700a3f34589a000c74efd230da8ea912f.jpeg...
07-27-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By ooga-booga

64-spot encompassing some of metro san diego and...

64-spot encompassing some of metro san diego and the old neighborhood (like north/south park, golden hill, balboa park)
and eastwards (city heights, la mesa, grossmont) environs.
yes...crushed a...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 805
Posted By genec

Nah, I like driving them into the ground, towing,...

Nah, I like driving them into the ground, towing, adding my own stuff, going to foreign countries... all things that are frowned upon by leasing.

Those folks that want a new car each year, or...
07-24-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By topflightpro

Could very well be a result of OEM supply issues....

Could very well be a result of OEM supply issues. I've heard of at least one other manufacturer switching from Shimano to Sram because they could not get Shimano parts to build bikes.
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By genec

There will likely be future payoffs from the...

There will likely be future payoffs from the commercial space programs, but these "gold plated bungee jumps (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1234680-gold-plated-bungee-jump.html)" did no real...
07-22-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 504
Posted By runner pat

If it's an ad on Facebook...

If it's an ad on Facebook...
07-21-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
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,...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,295
Posted By GhostRider62

You left off the third point. Those who are not...

You left off the third point. Those who are not mentally ill or criminals should be given assistance in the way of a job. I believe the mentally ill should be treated. I also believe giving people...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 617
Posted By GlennR

Smart move.... I assume your ride was longer than...

Smart move.... I assume your ride was longer than the 11 minutes of his.


Money would of been better spent going to a food bank. Now i know why his Ex left him.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,295
Posted By CliffordK

It is a complicated issue. So far my...

It is a complicated issue.

So far my experience is that helping someone who has no skin in the game will always end badly.

I allowed someone to stay here for 9 months. Then have been...
07-19-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,513
Posted By terrymorse

In the plus column, internal cable routing is an...

In the plus column, internal cable routing is an iron-clad excuse to buy yet another tool (https://www.parktool.com/product/internal-cable-routing-kit-ir-1-2).
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 722
Posted By George

I thought the responses were funny, thanks. I...

I thought the responses were funny, thanks. I think I’m going to lock them out, lol.
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 722
Posted By ahsposo

You say "Locked out of Facebook" like that's a...

You say "Locked out of Facebook" like that's a bad thing.
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 722
Posted By skidder

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark...

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark Force's' bondage. Go forth and enjoy your new-found freedom to engage with real people and things!
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,341
Posted By RubeRad

In RE: Minimalism I saw a pretty good doc on...

In RE: Minimalism

I saw a pretty good doc on Netflix about Minimalism. Googling tells me there's Minimalism (https://www.netflix.com/title/80114460) and The Minimalists...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,341
Posted By Darth Lefty

Rubber power free flight model airplanes

Rubber power free flight model airplanes
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,341
Posted By GhostRider62

Hiking boots are cheap.

Hiking boots are cheap.
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By tyrion

Sounds like a scam to collect testicles.

Sounds like a scam to collect testicles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,859
Posted By jaxgtr

Looks like my local trek shop. I was riding the...

Looks like my local trek shop. I was riding the other day, stopped in to shoot the crap while I was waiting for the rain to stop. I just put it in one of the empty racks to keep it out of the way. ...
07-13-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By ooga-booga

45-spot rolling from the haus and...

45-spot rolling from the haus and circumnavigating much of metro san diego. from south of sdsu to golden hill, then up to south park/north park,
then west to university heights and south to balboa...
07-13-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
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...
07-13-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By ooga-booga

they do require you to pay close attention at all...

they do require you to pay close attention at all times since you’ve got very little wiggle room in the bumps/cracks/crevices department. helps me stay focused but i get why so
many people love...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,001
Posted By big john

I have found if I deny myself a nap and get up...

I have found if I deny myself a nap and get up and do things my energy returns to normal, too. Some days, though, that nap still happens later.
07-13-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By ooga-booga

day out and about. multitude of personal and...

day out and about. multitude of personal and professional stuff since april completely interfering with my bike bum lifestyle.
finally conjured up enough energy and drove up to la on two hours...
07-12-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
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!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,001
Posted By genejockey

Or, you know, plan on a nice nap after your...

Or, you know, plan on a nice nap after your longer rides. Naps are great!
07-04-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By CAT7RDR

First ride in two weeks after my crash. Followed...

First ride in two weeks after my crash. Followed the first rule and kept the rubber side down.
Rode on familiar quiet roads in La Habra Hgts on the 29er and made a loop out of it incorporating...
07-01-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By jonathanf2

Did the Fern Truck trail exiting Rising Hill...

Did the Fern Truck trail exiting Rising Hill Road. El Prieto loop is just too technical on a gravel bike, it's doable but really rough. Also I realized on Google Maps it says the upper section of...
06-29-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By ooga-booga

a 28-spot around the new metro san diego...

a 28-spot around the new metro san diego crashpad. tapped into much of the old neighborhood default ride
since it had been three weeks to the day of the last ride. much too much too long. pavement...
06-26-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By jonathanf2

I also rode the trails around Cherry Canyon this...

I also rode the trails around Cherry Canyon this week, though I'm not as brave to try it with a single speed! :D
...
06-22-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By jsigone

enjoying the cooler weather and took drop bars to...

enjoying the cooler weather and took drop bars to Black Mt here in San Diego
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06-22-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By Eric F

More singlespeedin' in the dirt. Looking north...

More singlespeedin' in the dirt. Looking north from the top of Cerro Negro, with Cherry Canyon below. The group of buildings on the right side of the frame is JPL. Some excellent singletrack takes...
06-17-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By jsigone

off the beaten path near the Escondido mall ...

off the beaten path near the Escondido mall
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Forum: Foo
06-17-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,447
Posted By jon c.

Colorado? Nobody goes there anymore because...

Colorado?

Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded.
06-17-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By 2cam16

Was down there over the weekend for my daughter's...

Was down there over the weekend for my daughter's one year delayed graduation ceremony. Of course had to do my usual ride with my bff that lives down there. It was a good one Monday morning:...
06-15-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By jorell

First century yesterday and feeling pretty...

First century yesterday and feeling pretty accomplished. I picked up cycling (opened up my wallet for a new bike) last summer as a way to cope with the pandemic. My longest ride last year (until I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,901
Posted By caloso

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it...

Seems reasonable. Regardless of the legality, it would have been unsafe to cross in that situation so good for the riders up front to call stopping. The guy who ran it was unsafe and the riders in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,901
Posted By colnago62

Running lights will eventually get someone...

Running lights will eventually get someone killed. As cyclists, we think 25mph is fast. In a car 25mph is nothing. If the front group enters on a yellow, the vast majority of the rest will be going...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,901
Posted By James1964

This is why I avoid some group rides. Blowing...

This is why I avoid some group rides. Blowing through red lights is never a good idea.
Forum: Foo
06-13-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 966
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The numbers are shockingly low, but I love the...

The numbers are shockingly low, but I love the concept.
06-13-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By CAT7RDR

Stayed in the local Puente Hills through Turnbull...

Stayed in the local Puente Hills through Turnbull Cyn and the Fullerton Rd, Cypress Ave and East-West Rd corridor.
55 miles and 5800 ft of climb and back before the afternoon heat kicked in.

No...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Bald Paul

If you're not turning the unit off, the...

If you're not turning the unit off, the Bluetooth/ANT+ connection is always powered up, looking for the electronic shifting signals.
I have a Garmin on my bike with Di2. I turn mine off after...
06-11-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By jsigone

33 miles gravel/dirt with 3200ft vert after...

33 miles gravel/dirt with 3200ft vert after work..racing the sun at Lusardi loop near Black Mt.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51240407756_5fa2195efa_b.jpg
06-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By Slowkevin

Road it from Corona to Newport and back and found...

Road it from Corona to Newport and back and found the beginning and ending 5 miles to be the nicest parts. Way nicer than the LA river trail.
06-07-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By 2seven0

My wife & I ride a big loop connecting those 2...

My wife & I ride a big loop connecting those 2 trails frequently. There are several ways to connect but lately my fave has become (west to east(:
Exit SART at MacArthur. South on Hyland to...
06-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,217
Views: 99,131
Posted By CAT7RDR

Took the Trek 29er with a new cromo Salsa fork up...

Took the Trek 29er with a new cromo Salsa fork up into Turnbull for its maiden voyage. Think I'm done with the old Tecktro brakes and will get some Deore M6000 to replace them. Liking the new fork....
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