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Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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08-02-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
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Sunflowers along Old Airline Hwy.
07-22-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By Ogsarg

Pactimo has been my main brand for several years....

Pactimo has been my main brand for several years. I currently have 3 pairs of bibs and about 5 jerseys as well as a thermal jersey, a wind vest, a base layer top, and a pair of gloves. Their 12 hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,964
Posted By Ogsarg

If you're walking down the sidewalk do you say hi...

If you're walking down the sidewalk do you say hi to everyone you pass? Probably not. While you may think that you are part of a special group and feel like you should acknowledge others, you should...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Ogsarg

Personally, I think a road bike is easier on the...

Personally, I think a road bike is easier on the back than a bike where you sit upright but not all agree. Road bike handlebars offer several different hand positions and that can reduce hand/wrist...
06-07-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Yellowstone
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
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Old Airline Hiway. San Benito Cty, CA
06-04-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,247
Posted By Ogsarg

At 64 (same age as me) I'd worry more about...

At 64 (same age as me) I'd worry more about breaking a hip than the bike. Not sure what kind of crashes you have experienced but if just falling over I would not really worry about either. As was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,640
Posted By Ogsarg

I think what you are looking to get out of the...

I think what you are looking to get out of the future shock is exactly what it is made for, i.e. dealing with jarring kinds of bumps/potholes. I have the ver. 1.5 on mine so no rebound damping but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By Ogsarg

Tire looks old. Check the date code to see when...

Tire looks old. Check the date code to see when they were made.
05-27-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,547
Posted By Ogsarg

I got vaccinated when I was in my late 50's since...

I got vaccinated when I was in my late 50's since it seems to run in my family. Just recently got the Shingrix vax since it is way more effective. Reaction to the Shingrix was really bad but nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 232,057
Posted By Ogsarg

I can appreciate the aero technology that goes in...

I can appreciate the aero technology that goes in to TT bikes but to me, from an aesthetic standpoint, they are definitely NOT HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Ogsarg

PSA - Beware of fake Pactimo facebook account

Copied from an email I received from Pactimo.....
WATCH OUT FOR A FAKE FACEBOOK
ACCOUNT POSING AS PACTIMO

It has come to our attention there is a fake Pactimo Facebook page attempting to scam...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 884
Posted By Ogsarg

I bought a leftover 2019 Roubaix comp on sale...

I bought a leftover 2019 Roubaix comp on sale when the 2020 model had been out a while. Initially I was not crazy about the color but it met my criteria of anything but matte black.

After a year...
05-17-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Historic outhouse, Grand Tetons.
05-17-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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The most unusual thing I saw in Yellowstone last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Santa Ana Valley road...
04-24-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,400
Posted By Ogsarg

We have a Ford Transit Connect where I work and...

We have a Ford Transit Connect where I work and it drives as nice as a lot of cars with a ton of room in the back for carrying stuff.
04-24-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By Ogsarg

If you haven't tried a recumbent trike, I would...

If you haven't tried a recumbent trike, I would see if you can find a place that would let you test ride.

I met a guy on the road a year or so ago who was in a similar situation. He had been a...
04-12-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Distant barn, Cienega valley
04-08-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,807
Posted By Ogsarg

If you have an iphone, you can share your...

If you have an iphone, you can share your location with your spouse. Set them up as a contact, open the contact and near the bottom there is a "share location" button. You can share for an hour, till...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,719
Posted By Ogsarg

If the only carbon fiber bike you can afford is a...

If the only carbon fiber bike you can afford is a no-name chinese frame, I would go aluminum or steel from a known manufacturer.

You said you aren't racing and riding for fitness so a little...
04-06-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,396
Posted By Ogsarg

Why get worked up about it? Basically a troll...

Why get worked up about it? Basically a troll looking for reaction. It doesn't deserve viewing or comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Ogsarg

For every front flat I've had at least 5 rear...

For every front flat I've had at least 5 rear flats so the less durable tire would go in front for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Anzar Rd. near San Juan Bautista, CA.
04-02-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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A dead end road near Tres Pinos, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Ogsarg

Bare minimum for me: stuff to fix a flat...

Bare minimum for me:

stuff to fix a flat and inflate
water/hydration. 2 full bottles for anything more than a short ride.
Take a look mirror
Lights. I think daytime visibility is critical...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By Ogsarg

I would do it for sure. I see no point in keeping...

I would do it for sure. I see no point in keeping something that isn't being used and besides that, I'm getting of an age where I'm starting to consider the burden on my children having to deal with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,842
Posted By Ogsarg

Topeak Race Rocket HP has worked well for me and...

Topeak Race Rocket HP has worked well for me and I get more than my share of flats. Very compact and light but it does take a lot of pumping. For 25c tires, about 150 strokes to get enough to ride...
03-22-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Freshly planted Raspberries. Watsonville, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Vega Rd. Santa Cruz Cty, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,614
Posted By Ogsarg

The picture of the tire tread pattern and...

The picture of the tire tread pattern and packaging look identical to what I purchased as a Pro one Evo. I certainly agree about the confusion in regards to product names. you get various names on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By Ogsarg

Ditto the above. Silly to spend the money unless...

Ditto the above. Silly to spend the money unless and until you find something lacking in what you have.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,080
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Ogsarg

I recently sold an early 80's bmx style bike that...

I recently sold an early 80's bmx style bike that had been hanging from my garage ceiling since around 1990. I fully disclosed that it had been there forever and would need tires and tubes but when I...
03-08-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Along Elkhorn road, Elkhorn, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By Ogsarg

Go see your doctor. That is the only advice here...

Go see your doctor. That is the only advice here that you should listen to.
03-02-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Cienega Rd. San Benito Cty, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,082
Posted By Ogsarg

If you have enough time to activate your horn,...

If you have enough time to activate your horn, you have more than enough time to avoid whatever danger is posed by whoever you are honking at. If you're counting on someone hearing you to be safe,...
02-24-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,030
Posted By Ogsarg

Assume everyone is out to get you and ride...

Assume everyone is out to get you and ride accordingly. Never do anything based on what you expect someone to do.

Being in the right after getting hit does no good.

Obstruct traffic as little...
02-22-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 609,642
Posted By Ogsarg

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Artichokes as far as the eye can see. Castroville, CA...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,720
Views: 462,463
Posted By Ogsarg

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Part of the Pacific Coast Bike Trail near Watsonville, CA
02-17-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,009
Posted By Ogsarg

Having to go back and edit the ride to change...

Having to go back and edit the ride to change bikes is a major flaw for a dedicated cycling computer in my opinion. There are 87 other settings for an activity, why not the bike/gear? Doesn't seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By Ogsarg

If the bikes are used, you definitely want to...

If the bikes are used, you definitely want to check them both over in regards to condition but many bikes get bought and hardly ridden so something a few years old should not stop you at all. My...
02-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,403
Posted By Ogsarg

Oh fer cryin out loud. It could not possibly be...

Oh fer cryin out loud. It could not possibly be that people (including pros) prefer the feel/performance of discs that caused their popularity. No, it must be the evil marketing people that are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,703
Posted By Ogsarg

My LBS quoted $25/wheel after buying tires and...

My LBS quoted $25/wheel after buying tires and everything else from them. Seemed high to me so decided to do it myself. Even with never doing it before it didn't warrant spending that much and it'll...
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