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09-22-22, 09:11 AM
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Posted By locolobo13

Granada Park in Phoenix

http://i.imgur.com/ucfJHm7l.jpg (https://imgur.com/ucfJHm7)
Forum: Commuting
09-19-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 286,932
Posted By locolobo13

Found a quarter this morning. Woohoo! I'm rich!

Found a quarter this morning. Woohoo! I'm rich!
Forum: Commuting
09-02-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By locolobo13

Reminds me of a 3-spd english racer I had as a...

Reminds me of a 3-spd english racer I had as a kid.
08-18-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Cave Creek Wash Trail ...

Cave Creek Wash Trail
http://i.imgur.com/Fd6zmcSl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Fd6zmcS)

Cave Tributary Trail - walked this short section
http://i.imgur.com/uXhlTjrl.jpg (https://imgur.com/uXhlTjr)
...
08-15-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 955
Posted By locolobo13

Commute ~ 4 times/wk, 11-14 mi round trip One...

Commute ~ 4 times/wk, 11-14 mi round trip
One day a wk I go for 10-15 mi after work to explore the area near work
On one of my days off I will ride 25-60 mi.
One day off the bike

This time of...
08-12-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,712
Posted By locolobo13

Currently this year, I'm averaging just under 100...

Currently this year, I'm averaging just under 100 miles per week. The last several years have been slightly over 100. But I'm feeling my age this year.
08-08-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Yesterday

http://i.imgur.com/JhsO0jvl.jpg (https://imgur.com/JhsO0jv)

Had to backtrack around this one
http://i.imgur.com/wkfi3zol.jpg (https://imgur.com/wkfi3zo)

http://i.imgur.com/RSbzspvl.jpg...
08-02-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Tres Rios Wetlands

http://i.imgur.com/BcZ9lLIl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BcZ9lLI)

http://i.imgur.com/YwhrPRUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/YwhrPRU)

http://i.imgur.com/lqSGJUUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/lqSGJUU)
...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By locolobo13

I still use motor oil. Works fine. Nothing I've...

I still use motor oil. Works fine. Nothing I've tried seems to effect the performance or longevity of the chain. Just clean and lube periodically.
07-11-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Saturday Afternoon

Hot. Think it hit 112F. But cool in the sense that there was stuff to "shoot".
http://i.imgur.com/jBDyuebl.jpg (https://imgur.com/jBDyueb)

http://i.imgur.com/f7gQjjOl.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 995
Posted By locolobo13

On the way home when I got time. In the morning...

On the way home when I got time. In the morning the only thought in my mind is coffee..
07-06-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Along the Grand Canal ...

Along the Grand Canal
http://i.imgur.com/fvalabdl.jpg (https://imgur.com/fvalabd)

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/MQ6acRdl.jpg (https://imgur.com/MQ6acRd)

The Phoenix Zoo from Papago Park...
07-05-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,528
Posted By locolobo13

My LBS usually gives c: a rudimentary fitting and...

My LBS usually gives c: a rudimentary fitting and a free 90 day adjustment. I've never spent more than $600 on a bike.
06-30-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,804
Posted By locolobo13

Whatever the color of the bike I'm riding.

Whatever the color of the bike I'm riding.
06-30-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,147
Posted By locolobo13

Years ago I would carry my 9 iron to the driving...

Years ago I would carry my 9 iron to the driving range at lunch. 2 mi away in traffic. Don't remember exactly. Nothing fancy. Think I just laid it across the handlebars and grasped both the iron...
06-29-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,549
Posted By locolobo13

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/drinking...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/drinking-coffee-in-moderation-linked-to-lower-mortality-risk#Takeaways-and-continued-research

No pay here. Looks similar.
06-29-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,955
Posted By locolobo13

Our sense of humor is funny. Pun intended. ...

Our sense of humor is funny. Pun intended. About 10 yrs ago, travelling with work, I purchased an $80 bike at the big box store. Way cheaper then a rental bike. Their mechanic and I checked it...
06-28-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Telegraph Pass in South Mountain Park

Every fourth Sunday the park has "Silent Sunday". They close most of the roads to auto traffic. I rode to Telegraph Pass, then hiked a quarter mile to the National Trail Lookout above the pass....
06-28-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,940
Posted By locolobo13

50 miles/day, doesn't say how many days. 50...

50 miles/day, doesn't say how many days. 50 miles 3 days a week would still be impressive to me.
06-25-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Ride Last Weekend

Taking shelter from a sprinkle along the Grand Canal
http://i.imgur.com/cJvPWEml.jpg (https://imgur.com/cJvPWEm)

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/bwCJLjzl.jpg (https://imgur.com/bwCJLjz)
...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,977
Posted By locolobo13

A bug flew in my mouth! Felt like it it hit my...

A bug flew in my mouth! Felt like it it hit my tooth, landed on the back of my tongue. Spit it out in a hurry for fear it was a bee.

Guess that's what I get for having my mouth open next to a...
06-20-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Cool! My shot was seconds before he took off. ...

Cool! My shot was seconds before he took off. They've usually been camera shy when I'm trying to get a pic.
06-15-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,194
Posted By locolobo13

In Minneapolis for week I rode in subfreezing...

In Minneapolis for week I rode in subfreezing temps. Can't remember but probably 20-25F. It was just a short morning ride, 4-5 miles, before the workshop started each morning.

Things will have...
06-09-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Thanks. Not sure about the Hueys. Sometimes I...

Thanks. Not sure about the Hueys. Sometimes I see choppers flying around town that could be a Huey. But can't tell for sure.
06-08-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

New River Trail

http://i.imgur.com/BjqPjSUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BjqPjSU)

Quail really don't like to fly
http://i.imgur.com/nWb2aBJl.jpg (https://imgur.com/nWb2aBJ)

Cholla in Bloom...
06-07-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By locolobo13

In the 60s, early 70s we just leaned our bikes...

In the 60s, early 70s we just leaned our bikes against a tree. Uncovered. By the mid 70s bike theft became a problem. So we locked them to the tree.

In the 80s living in an apartment the bike...
06-06-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,099
Posted By locolobo13

This. Or as Harry Callahan said, "You gotta know...

This. Or as Harry Callahan said, "You gotta know your limitations."

I've pushed too far both on and off the bike. Fortunately, riding mostly in a metro area there's usually a convenience store...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By locolobo13

No. I think the rack is acting like a spring on...

No. I think the rack is acting like a spring on the frame pushing it in. The wheel comes out easy enough.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By locolobo13

My experience is a little different. Bought a...

My experience is a little different. Bought a rear rack, installed from the LBS. No probs, like it.. When the rear wheel is off the rack pulls or pushes, I forget which, the frame open/closed a...
06-02-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

They left the derailleur and chain. Oddly enough...

They left the derailleur and chain. Oddly enough the brakes were missing.
06-02-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Pix from Memorial Day Ride

Roadrunner along the Rio Salado Pathway
http://i.imgur.com/VWY0ONbl.jpg (https://imgur.com/VWY0ONb)

Sky Harbor Airport
http://i.imgur.com/Ea0ljDBl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Ea0ljDB)

Crossing the...
06-01-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,333
Posted By locolobo13

Congrats. That is good work!

Congrats. That is good work!
05-31-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Rode to South Mountain and back last week. On the...

Rode to South Mountain and back last week. On the way..
http://i.imgur.com/5075DQyl.jpg (https://imgur.com/5075DQy)

Part of South Mountain Park
http://i.imgur.com/P4oHuGml.jpg...
05-31-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 841,553
Posted By locolobo13

Trek Marlin 5 my main ride ...

Trek Marlin 5 my main ride
http://i.imgur.com/ZzyLZzEl.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZzyLZzE)

Trek FX 7.1 my spare bike
http://i.imgur.com/6QkkVDll.jpg (https://imgur.com/6QkkVDl)

Both are great to...
05-27-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Rio Salado Pathway

Blocked
http://i.imgur.com/vdsUqUhl.jpg (https://imgur.com/vdsUqUh)

Lucky find.
http://i.imgur.com/mpSKSvIl.jpg (https://imgur.com/mpSKSvI)

101 202 interchange...
05-23-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By locolobo13

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
05-23-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By locolobo13

This is a fairly good place to start. ...

This is a fairly good place to start.
https://www.bikexprt.com/streetsmarts/
05-18-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Saguaro on the way to Goodyear Airport ...

Saguaro on the way to Goodyear Airport
http://i.imgur.com/cu1CysFl.jpg (https://imgur.com/cu1CysF)

Mothballed Aircraft at Goodyear Airport
http://i.imgur.com/At5iUjnl.jpg...
05-06-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By locolobo13

All they need is a pic of me on my knees on the...

All they need is a pic of me on my knees on the sidewalk changing tubes. Although the look on my face might not be interpreted as "reverent". :notamused:
05-05-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Rode to Tempe Town Lake via the Crosscut Canal ...

Rode to Tempe Town Lake via the Crosscut Canal
http://i.imgur.com/vCGodi6l.jpg (https://imgur.com/vCGodi6)

http://i.imgur.com/9sVMcqel.jpg (https://imgur.com/9sVMcqe)

Returned on the Grand...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,516
Posted By locolobo13

Below 140F (60C)

Below 140F (60C)
04-28-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By locolobo13

Post this in the Southwest Regional Forum as...

Post this in the Southwest Regional Forum as well. Although fewer people check there.

https://www.bikeforums.net/southwest/
04-28-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

This used to be a bike route along the canal....

This used to be a bike route along the canal. Google maps still shows it as one. Maybe the sign is just CYA. I took another route.
http://i.imgur.com/afSDvYwl.jpg (https://imgur.com/afSDvYw)
...
04-22-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Desert Classic Trail, South Mountain, Phx

Just getting my new computer setup. These are a couple of weeks ago.

Cholla in bloom
http://i.imgur.com/k55otsbl.jpg (https://imgur.com/k55otsb)

Pencil Cholla
http://i.imgur.com/D09WupFl.jpg...
04-20-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,186
Posted By locolobo13

Almost every weekday. ...

Almost every weekday.
http://i.imgur.com/jGaXHkHl.jpg (https://imgur.com/jGaXHkH)

But don't worry the Red Baron has my back.
http://i.imgur.com/gO4lVIjl.jpg (https://imgur.com/gO4lVIj)
04-15-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,253
Posted By locolobo13

Wally World http://i.imgur.com/sUvPELyl.jpg...

Wally World
http://i.imgur.com/sUvPELyl.jpg (https://imgur.com/sUvPELy)
less than $20. Holds plenty. I've been wearing small backpacks since the 80s. Not for the speed inclined.
Forum: Southwest
04-13-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By locolobo13

Maricopa County Interactive Bike Map ...

Maricopa County Interactive Bike Map
https://geo.azmag.gov/maps/bikemap/#

Also https://recreation.azmag.gov/
In this one click layers and turn on bikeways.

Google "Sun Circle Trail",...
04-11-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,957
Posted By locolobo13

I stay away from organized rides if possible. I...

I stay away from organized rides if possible. I don't always find the announcement. Several times I've come on events, bicycle, walking, running at Tempe Town Lake without warning. In one case I...
04-05-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,563
Posted By locolobo13

On a bike? No. Got a couple of speed warnings...

On a bike? No. Got a couple of speed warnings driving. Currently freeway traffic averages 70-80 mph in the 55 zone.
03-22-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 718,128
Posted By locolobo13

Glendale Heroes Park ...

Glendale Heroes Park
http://i.imgur.com/yIYCSCxl.jpg (https://imgur.com/yIYCSCx)

New River Trail
http://i.imgur.com/yqrymBpl.jpg (https://imgur.com/yqrymBp)

http://i.imgur.com/kgP9paZl.jpg...
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