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05-01-22, 04:35 PM
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Too busy at work to take Fridays off for awhile...

Too busy at work to take Fridays off for awhile so I rode Santiago Cyn this morning solo & last Sunday with my wife. Always seems the large groups are going the opposite way last week several on SCR...
03-13-22, 07:55 PM
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Pan-flat ride to the Queen Mary & back on Sat. to...

Pan-flat ride to the Queen Mary & back on Sat. to warm up for the foray into the D-Bar & Chino Hills today. Up Brea Cyn Road to D Bar Blvd-Grand Ave-Chino Hills Pkwy. My plan was to head up...
03-02-22, 03:37 PM
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Nice! now the descent won't chatter my teeth!! ...

Nice! now the descent won't chatter my teeth!!
BTW thank you (and others) who take the time to post your ride routes. I use yours to help navigate my way through the spaghetti maze of...
02-28-22, 08:34 AM
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Yep last summer I tried entering from the south...

Yep last summer I tried entering from the south end off Brea Cyn Road there is a locked gate with a manned guard shack. Only time I've seen traffic on the entrance is when the Boy Scout Camp was...
02-13-22, 05:51 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

That's ooga-booga territory his vote x 1000.

That's ooga-booga territory his vote x 1000.
02-11-22, 04:12 PM
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Starting to sound like a broken record but it was...

Starting to sound like a broken record but it was another beautiful morning on Santiago Cyn Road. Watched Apollo tow the sun over Saddleback. Weather was just about perfect save a slight...
02-08-22, 07:34 PM
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Nice Little Climbs

A few roads I rode last weekend in the YL hills:
Starting at east end of La Palma turn up Cam de Bryant to Paseo de Toronto. Then right on Via Lomas de Yorba E (it curves around and becomes V L d Y...
02-08-22, 08:16 AM
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I think you were familiar with Carbon Canyon Rd....

I think you were familiar with Carbon Canyon Rd. already. However I found this spot from a local Rapha Club ride. If you're headed east to west in Carbon Canyon, take a left onto Old Carbon Canyon Rd...
01-21-22, 04:25 PM
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Another beautiful solitary ride over Santiago Cyn...

Another beautiful solitary ride over Santiago Cyn this morning. Wound down Los Alisos over to Lake Forest over the 405 then over to the 133 to Laguna Cyn to Quail Hill Rd. Stopped to de-layer then...
01-18-22, 04:15 PM
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Load up on Vits C, D & zinc. Wash down the zinc...

Load up on Vits C, D & zinc. Wash down the zinc with Schweppes Tonic Water (for the quinine) if you can't access HCQ or Ivermectin. Put my parents (91 & 86) on this protocol when they caught it...
01-05-22, 07:38 PM
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^^^^^^^^^ Thanks. Lack of weekend warriors is...

^^^^^^^^^
Thanks. Lack of weekend warriors is why I limit my Sant. Cyn Rd. rides to Fridays. Old gym buddy of mine lives on Horticultural I keep telling myself one day I'll ride up & knock on his...
12-27-21, 05:44 PM
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Headed out early & got in 60 miles before the...

Headed out early & got in 60 miles before the skies turned blustery & wet. Several dozen turkey vultures were circling the empty airfield surrounding the Tustin blimp hangars and the walk railings...
12-22-21, 03:47 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Tour de Big Bear. Wife & I spent several days...

Tour de Big Bear. Wife & I spent several days riding around town before. Weather was perfect & legs felt good. We both had a great time. Spectacular scenery.
Can't ask for much more than that....
12-20-21, 06:16 PM
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Reminds me of the time Taylor Phinney got the...

Reminds me of the time Taylor Phinney got the Mountains Jersey on Stage 1 of the TdF. When asked if he thought he could hold it he said he didn't think so because he's "not one of those little...
12-19-21, 08:41 PM
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3 nice rides in the crisp & clear weather all...

3 nice rides in the crisp & clear weather all over OC this weekend. Friday ventured into the Whittier hills rode up Mar Vista till the end then was rewarded by exceeding the speed limit coasting...
12-11-21, 01:51 PM
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Since I now take Fridays off I only ride it then....

Since I now take Fridays off I only ride it then. There isn't much commuter traffic @ 8-9 am timeframe especially past the toll roads. No weekend car-club rallies or squids who think they know how...
12-10-21, 06:37 PM
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Crisp clear solitary early ride out Santiago Cyn...

Crisp clear solitary early ride out Santiago Cyn Road this morning. Turned up Marguerite Parkway off El Toro then down to Vista del Lago. Up over the short hill (wish there was more road to scrub...
11-28-21, 02:58 PM
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Headwinds and tailwinds and crosswinds (oh my!)...

Headwinds and tailwinds and crosswinds (oh my!) weather pattern back to pretty much normal today but overall a beautiful weekend of riding all over north/central OC.
Downed trees & debris everywhere...
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It is good you have no paralysis or muscle...

It is good you have no paralysis or muscle weakness that means only your sensory nerves are affected not the motor nerves.
Hopefully you can still taste all that great Italian food!!
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Sorry to hear of this. I would consult a...

Sorry to hear of this. I would consult a neurologist. You may have an onset of Bells Palsey coincidental with your surgery. Common treatment is a steroid regimen to reduce inflammation. If not...
11-19-21, 04:28 PM
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Cool & semi-foggy thru Santiago Canyon this...

Cool & semi-foggy thru Santiago Canyon this morning although the sun peeked out between Modjeska Cyn Rd and the Gertner summit. Then back down into the marine layer through Lake Forest, Irvine etc....
11-15-21, 01:59 PM
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Depends on where your start/finish point is. Up...

Depends on where your start/finish point is. Up northern part Yorba Regional Park. Mid-points there are small lots on the west side of the trail at Lincoln and at the end of the driveway to the...
10-24-21, 02:20 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Friday rode up the SGRT, crossed Arrow Hwy then...

Friday rode up the SGRT, crossed Arrow Hwy then went west to the trail end at the City of Hope. Clicked off the gravel section by connecting to Duarte then west to California St., down to Peck park...
10-12-21, 08:26 AM
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Yep real nice route I've ridden most of those...

Yep real nice route I've ridden most of those roads albeit never in the same ride! If you don't mind my asking how did you get back to your start point?
Wife & I spent last weekend getting blown...
09-30-21, 07:58 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

I've been using Stans NoTubes for @ 1 1/2 years...

I've been using Stans NoTubes for @ 1 1/2 years now. So far I've discovered lodged in my tires- with no noticeable pressure drop- a small 20 ga. brad, a staple (the large industrial type not the...
09-24-21, 05:04 PM
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Headed out just before first light out to my...

Headed out just before first light out to my usual SAG at the Jamboree/Santiago Chevron. Then went over to Newport Blvd. down to Cowan Heights Rd. up to Skyline. Wound up then down to Browning then...
08-27-21, 04:48 PM
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Another beautiful sunrise this time not a cloud...

Another beautiful sunrise this time not a cloud in sight. Santiago Cyn was packed with cyclists must've seen at least SIX!! A few little telltale nippy air pockets early on signaling Fall is around...
08-15-21, 01:02 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^

Yeah as I was riding along that song stuck in my head for some reason. Agree Ann does a great job. She also recently did an album of covers of deceased artists' songs on it is a pretty good...
08-14-21, 01:40 PM
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For those who were up early enough to witness it...

For those who were up early enough to witness it the sunrise this morning was made quite picturesque by the band of monsoonal clouds over the desert. Since I started out heading E/S/E it was nice to...
08-10-21, 01:52 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Wow you rode within 1/2 mile of my house in...

Wow you rode within 1/2 mile of my house in Anaheim!
Re. Live Oak/Arrow that road is much nicer early on a Sunday without all the industrial traffic.
Sometimes I ride a loop up the SGRT then after...
08-08-21, 04:27 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Post-ride report

Well our weekend was spectacular. We left @ 1 on Thursday so we were able to check in that afternoon.
Went for a warmup ride around Baldwin Lake Fri morning then rode up to the new ride location at...
08-05-21, 07:51 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Tour de Big Bear

Wife & I heading up this afternoon. We'll be doing the 70 mile route & the Poker Run tomorrow afternoon. Weather looks to be nice & sunny! Should be a great time. Anyone else going?
Ride is sold...
07-19-21, 07:31 AM
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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...
07-12-21, 07:13 AM
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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!
06-28-21, 07:14 AM
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Friday my wife & I celebrated my 59th with a nice...

Friday my wife & I celebrated my 59th with a nice Santiago Cyn ride. Sat. did Brea Cyn/Pathfinder/East-West Rds. Clear & sunny both mornings perfect riding weather.
West
06-07-21, 07:43 AM
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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...
05-28-21, 07:21 PM
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Headed out early for Santiago Cyn. Detoured up...

Headed out early for Santiago Cyn. Detoured up Modjeska Cyn Road, around up & over Modjeska Grade Road. I don't know the gradients on that mile-long windey climb but they have to be double-digits. ...
05-03-21, 07:27 AM
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I've made it a habit to monitor windfinder &...

I've made it a habit to monitor windfinder & windy forecasts to plan my routes with as much tailwind towards the end as possible. Worked good for me yesterday!
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04-30-21, 04:48 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Early morning start over Santiago Cyn road today....

Early morning start over Santiago Cyn road today. Only saw 1 cyclist. Beautiful morning felt like summertime!
Ch ch ch Oo! Ch ch ch Oo!
In the summertime when the weather is hot...
Were...
04-19-21, 07:11 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

The CLIMB up Onyx isn't that difficult. It's the...

The CLIMB up Onyx isn't that difficult. It's the ALTITUDE. Peaks at @ 8500'. It hasn't bothered me but last Big Bear Tour my wife started to get a headache @ 2/3 up so we turned back.
Glad you're...
04-12-21, 09:11 AM
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Did some nice hilly rides around Anaheim Hills,...

Did some nice hilly rides around Anaheim Hills, Brea/Olinda Hills, YL & Orange Park Acres this weekend. Wife & I were discussing how we could've designed a nice stage route for the now-defunct Tour...
03-19-21, 03:54 PM
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Left the house at first light headed east over...

Left the house at first light headed east over Santiago, Live Oak & Trabuco Cyn Roads. Beautiful sunrise not a cloud in sight. Light winds & light traffic. The hills were glistening with a rich...
03-05-21, 03:43 PM
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Drove out to Poverty Village again this morning....

Drove out to Poverty Village again this morning. Basically did a counter-clockwise loop around the peninsula. A few small detours aside PVDr. West, South down to the end of Western for a pitstop....
02-28-21, 06:10 PM
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Wife & I escaped the howling Santa Anas by taking...

Wife & I escaped the howling Santa Anas by taking a nice ride around the PV peninsula. Start/finish at the parking lot above Hags. Up Paseo Del Mar/PVD West around & down PVD South then down (&...
02-26-21, 04:41 PM
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Spent last weekend getting blown around the...

Spent last weekend getting blown around the Coachella Valley. This am left before sunrise for Santiago Cyn Road. Beautiful morning. No cyclists until the top at Gertner Road when a few were...
02-12-21, 07:35 PM
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Got out early & got drizzled on a bit. Stopped...

Got out early & got drizzled on a bit. Stopped at my shop to dry off & wait out the rain. Had a hot mug of veggie juice. Headed out when the clouds cleared @ 9 up the SGRT to & around the Santa Fe...
02-08-21, 08:35 AM
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Couple nice rides this weekend Fri. wound my way...

Couple nice rides this weekend Fri. wound my way thru V Pk & Orange Hills down to Mason Park in Irvine & back.
Sat. headed for the hills up Brea Cyn over to Pathfinder then snuck into CAT7 territory...
01-27-21, 12:25 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Ah probably my favorite J Geils song. Since...

Ah probably my favorite J Geils song. Since you're driving in may I suggest parking at the Brea Sports Park on the N side of Birch St. just W of Valencia. From there take Birch W to St. College N. ...
01-22-21, 03:09 PM
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Felt like a nice meandering "trails" ride today...

Felt like a nice meandering "trails" ride today so I headed out just before first light. Was greeted by picturesque cloud formations scattered over a sailor-take-warning red sunrise. Rode the...
01-15-21, 07:22 PM
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Hit Santiago Cyn Road this morning. Left my...

Hit Santiago Cyn Road this morning. Left my house in the dark & enjoyed a nice sunrise peeking over Saddleback. Started to get a bit blustery heading up the hill from Jamboree but I was mentally...
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