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09-17-21, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Eric F

National Forest closure extended to 9/22.

National Forest closure extended to 9/22.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

I am not a fan of this. Meanwhile, go Braves! ...

I am not a fan of this. Meanwhile, go Braves!

- Dodgers fan
09-17-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

Lotto-Jumbo rider, Steven Kruijswijk, was...

Lotto-Jumbo rider, Steven Kruijswijk, was involved in a heavy crash in one of the early stages of the TdF this year that completely broke out his seat stay. He got back on the bike and finished the...
Forum: Introductions
09-17-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Eric F

Welcome for BF! Descending GMR is probably my #1...

Welcome for BF! Descending GMR is probably my #1 favorite section of road in So Cal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

"I don't get why people say the Tour de France is...

"I don't get why people say the Tour de France is hard. You just sit there and move your legs up and down." I don't remember exactly where I heard this said, but the guy was not being sarcastic at...
09-17-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

Thanks for the info. I've done a little other...

Thanks for the info. I've done a little other reading, too. I think I'm starting to get it now. A properly designed CF structure (like a bike frame) will have a fatigue life end point eventually,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Probably good advice.

Probably good advice.
09-17-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 708
Posted By Eric F

ANF closure extended to September 22.

ANF closure extended to September 22.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

What are you being charged with?

What are you being charged with?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Clearly, she didn't pay attention to your...

Clearly, she didn't pay attention to your excellent card flipping skills. Instead of complaining, she should have given you a high-5 or a fist bump.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

One of my best friends is an independent iT guy. ...

One of my best friends is an independent iT guy. He talks frequently about problems caused by "ID-10-T" users, and "knob actuator error" issues. He gets paid a lot of money for turning things off...
09-17-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

Your materials knowledge depth is clearly way...

Your materials knowledge depth is clearly way beyond mine, but I am a bit puzzled that multiple CF bike manufacturers have stated that the fatigue life of CF is infinite. This seems to conflict with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Dug? ...

Dug?
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRJGeM1K_CjGgpLkwXMPs2vRag2j2hh-T9orw&usqp=CAU
09-17-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

I'm not familiar with all the Airbus incidents...

I'm not familiar with all the Airbus incidents you're referring to, but the one discussed above was not a CF material failure. The F-117 airshow incident was determined to be a technician error...
09-16-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 708
Posted By Eric F

Are you talking about the beat up, pot holed...

Are you talking about the beat up, pot holed paved roads (Mt. Hollywood, Vista del Valle)?

Have you checked out Dirt Mullholland yet? Looks like there's a whole lot in that area that would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Imbisols.

Imbisols.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

That particular person probably would.

That particular person probably would.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

My favorite social media post this week was "Vote...

My favorite social media post this week was "Vote out the imbisol". The irony is delicious.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Around us, the default is the heavier plastic...

Around us, the default is the heavier plastic bags that they charge you for. You have to ask for paper.
09-15-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 769
Posted By Eric F

I'm firmly in the camp of cranks level (right...

I'm firmly in the camp of cranks level (right crank forward) and stems at 6:00.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Wow. That's crazy.

Wow. That's crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By Eric F

Everyone needs a new bike. N+1 rule remains in...

Everyone needs a new bike. N+1 rule remains in effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

It's a little-known fact that some animals are...

It's a little-known fact that some animals are solar powered, and need to sleep in the sun to recharge.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

I wouldn't go down that road. There is a ball of...

I wouldn't go down that road. There is a ball of fire behind the trees up ahead.
09-15-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

At this point, it's not even about "if it's good...

At this point, it's not even about "if it's good for planes then it must be good for bikes". CF composite material has proven itself over multiple decades to be strong, durable, and lightweight, with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Pretty cool story behind this. ...

Pretty cool story behind this.
https://cyclingtips.com/2021/09/the-heartwarming-story-behind-jumbo-vismas-12-year-old-recruit/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Any more than a handful of cars and the lead car...

Any more than a handful of cars and the lead car will have its nose in the *** of the last car the whole time.
09-14-21, 08:13 PM
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Views: 114,875
Posted By Eric F

For sure.

For sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Lions, tigers, bears…and everyone else.

Lions, tigers, bears…and everyone else.
09-14-21, 05:28 PM
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Views: 114,875
Posted By Eric F

I drive an SUV. Just sayin'...

I drive an SUV. Just sayin'...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Coyotes and bobcats don't worry me, as far as my...

Coyotes and bobcats don't worry me, as far as my personal safety. Mountain lions and bears are a totally different story. Thankfully, I have not had an encounter with either.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

The law of nature...you either figure out how to...

The law of nature...you either figure out how to survive, or you die.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Cool!

Cool!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

I am not genetically inclined to grow facial hair...

I am not genetically inclined to grow facial hair that is publicly appealing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Ummm....NASCARs on a 1/4 mile track?? That...

Ummm....NASCARs on a 1/4 mile track?? That sounds problematic.
09-14-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,286
Posted By Eric F

I like the stuff from Finish Line.

I like the stuff from Finish Line.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

One thing I have never been accused of is being a...

One thing I have never been accused of is being a bear. I have been bare, but not for competitive reasons.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

California State Crit Champion (Cat 3). I beat...

California State Crit Champion (Cat 3). I beat Justin Williams in that race. :) ...he was 15 - LOL. That was my last year of racing before I hung up my bikes for 15 years.

EDIT: The other jersey...
09-14-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,875
Posted By Eric F

Cool. I'd love to meet you out there, but it's...

Cool. I'd love to meet you out there, but it's doubtful I'm going to be able to do the ride for a while due to my kid's softball schedule.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Ours, too. My 'hood is thick with coyotes. ...

Ours, too. My 'hood is thick with coyotes. Outdoor cats don't last very long.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Damn. Sorry to hear it.

Damn. Sorry to hear it.
09-14-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

I wasn't challenging your input on space debris,...

I wasn't challenging your input on space debris, just contributing to it from my small sliver of knowledge on the topic ( I was in HS at the time my dad was involved with the project). Galileo...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

Everyone loves an underdog. Overcat, however,...

Everyone loves an underdog. Overcat, however, demands your worship...
https://i.imgur.com/e9CzIDn.jpg
09-14-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

The challenge I have with this is that the same...

The challenge I have with this is that the same frames that are used by World Tour riders are available to consumers. There may be the occasional one-off custom (certainly custom paint, but that's...
09-14-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 114,875
Posted By Eric F

At Mission and Arroyo. The group gathers in...

At Mission and Arroyo. The group gathers in front of Senor Fish, across the street from Trader Joe's. Roll out at 8:15. Easy pace (16-18mph) heading east. Pace ramps up a bit in Duarte. Coming...
09-14-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

Unrelated to bike frames of CF material....My dad...

Unrelated to bike frames of CF material....My dad was a design engineer at JPL involved with the Galileo project in the mid-late '80s. His team was responsible for the design and construction of the...
09-14-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,415
Posted By Eric F

What does this have to do with CF bicycle frames?

What does this have to do with CF bicycle frames?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

This has not been my experience.

This has not been my experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

I like cats okay, but I was fine being a dog-only...

I like cats okay, but I was fine being a dog-only house. However, as usual, my opinion carries very little weight with my wife and daughters.
https://i.imgur.com/nrhJEec.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 126,943
Posted By Eric F

We were wolves once Wild and wary Then we...

We were wolves once
Wild and wary
Then we noticed you had sofas
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