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09-28-22, 10:24 AM
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Posted By Eric F

Sunday...Joined a different "coffee ride" group...

Sunday...Joined a different "coffee ride" group with a good friend. Younger group with all strong riders. Instead of an easy roll to a distant coffee stop, this was a hammer-fest with a coffee break...
09-26-22, 10:38 PM
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Posted By jsigone

recovery monday ride w/ another century. 115...

recovery monday ride w/ another century. 115 miles this time up the coast, included some extra cred going up San Juan Creek bike trail I saw from ooga-booja. Cool vibes on that trail. Lunch at the...
09-25-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By jsigone

Freeway was 95% clean. def going faster than i5...

Freeway was 95% clean. def going faster than i5 traffic on southbound near lunch time. Traffic looked bad even from the nuke buobs, but we're moving real good in the bike lane w/ slight tail wind....
09-24-22, 10:04 PM
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Views: 208,113
Posted By jsigone

San Diego to Dana point for coffee and ride back....

San Diego to Dana point for coffee and ride back. Made up 20 mins on the 2nd leg of the century.
September's century a month challenge complete!!
...
09-17-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By CAT7RDR

203mm with Deore dual pistons. Stops on a...

203mm with Deore dual pistons.
Stops on a dime. Too many close calls with coyotes and deer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,561
Posted By jaxgtr

I'm going by my lbs tomorrow to pick up a part...

I'm going by my lbs tomorrow to pick up a part for someone, wanted to see the same thing. I like the red\blue SLR coloring, and would consider a frameset and move my di2 over
09-04-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Koyote

If someone breaks into your shed and steals a...

If someone breaks into your shed and steals a couple bikes, it won’t matter that you have video footage. The cops don’t give a ****. That is petty crime to them. They’re just gonna file a report so...
09-04-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By tempocyclist

I have six SWANN security cameras around my...

I have six SWANN security cameras around my property (including in the garage).

You can set them up to record 24/7 or record by motion and heat activation, with night vision also. The also have...
09-03-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,186
Posted By spelger

Just return it, false advertising and all that.

Just return it, false advertising and all that.
09-02-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By KerryIrons

You are not missing anything. Perhaps if you...

You are not missing anything. Perhaps if you were riding trick bikes you'd want really close engagement. Otherwise it is a total non-issue that some folks like to hype.
08-27-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Perchance, your own neighborhood? Do you know...

Perchance, your own neighborhood? Do you know where the aggressive driver lives?

Avoid confrontation with aggressive drivers while on bike. Without a car, you will most definitely lose.
08-26-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By spelger

I would not be surprised if that happens with...

I would not be surprised if that happens with LBSs with different brands. You, as a customer just don't see it. They do have to be shipped from a factory/warehouse you know.
08-21-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,083
Posted By HillRider

+1 However, after the chain has been discarded, I...

+1 However, after the chain has been discarded, I keep used links with my on-bike tool kits as an emergency repair part if a chain is damaged during a ride. It only has to be good enough to get me...
08-16-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By dgmor64

FSA SLK Light 52/36 Took the bike into same...

FSA SLK Light 52/36

Took the bike into same LBS today but got a different tech. Sure enough, the tech that previously installed the new hanger never checked it. The new Tech adjusted it then fine...
08-16-22, 03:17 PM
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Views: 208,113
Posted By jsigone

0530 roll time....Dawn patrol with spicy group...

0530 roll time....Dawn patrol with spicy group "velonutz" , lots of new PR for me. 19.6mpg ave, healthy amount of climbs per hour. Rancho Bernardo through Del Mar Heights kinda loop...
08-15-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By oris

Rode from home to the MIL's to spend time with...

Rode from home to the MIL's to spend time with the family at the pool. The bike and I got nasty coming out of Corona due to some dirty water running down Smith Dr.

It was a good ride; first time...
08-14-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By ooga-booga

64-miler that turned into a taco ride along with...

64-miler that turned into a taco ride along with hitting border field state park (only open on the weekends), lemon grove, spring valley, la mesa, bonita, chula vista,
san ysidro, national city and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 586
Posted By TerryDi2C

On 12-speed bikes I tend to set the left hood...

On 12-speed bikes I tend to set the left hood button to "function". It'll then act just like the button on the rear derailleur, so you can enter adjustment mode / Bluetooth connection mode / change...
08-13-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By jonathanf2

Today was one of those days I regretted climbing...

Today was one of those days I regretted climbing the mountains today because it was so damn hot, but I already committed and needed to finish to completion!
...
08-12-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By jsigone

Thursday after work jam session, 18.1 ave and...

Thursday after work jam session, 18.1 ave and good amount of climbing
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52281494231_bb751ca6ef_c.jpg
08-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By Polaris OBark

That, and the consequence of fscking it up can be...

That, and the consequence of fscking it up can be catastrophic.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,628
Posted By WhyFi

You haven't bought anything in the last two...

You haven't bought anything in the last two years, have ya?
08-10-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,908
Posted By hankj

Check if the credit card that you used to pay for...

Check if the credit card that you used to pay for the shipping insured the shipping? I've got one of the fancy Chase cards and it seems to insure everything it touches.
08-09-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,766
Posted By 70sSanO

I’m more in the Pass/Fail camp. John

I’m more in the Pass/Fail camp.

John
08-08-22, 08:09 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

quickie visit up to oc to hit the 1984 olympic...

quickie visit up to oc to hit the 1984 olympic road race course in mission viejo along with live oak canyon/trabuco canyon.
mixed in a little el toro paved trail up to cook's corner. in the low 90's...
08-08-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By Eric F

Saturday Dirt Therapy...Sullivan Ridge Rd -...

Saturday Dirt Therapy...Sullivan Ridge Rd - Farmers Ridge/Bent Arrow singletrack - Dirt Mullholland to The Hub - Backbone Trail to Will Rogers Park. Longest MTB ride in a very long time, and my buddy...
08-07-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I had another great weekend in the...

Wife & I had another great weekend in the mountains at the Tour de Big Bear. A little drizzly Fri. am but cleared out by mid-morning. Rode the Fri afternoon Poker Run for a warm-up.
Woke Sat...
08-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By NoWhammies

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed...

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed kit. Included the bleed cup for road and mountain bikes as well as the syringe. The kit worked perfectly for the front and back bleed. Did I...
08-05-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By Iride01

Bleeding your brakes should be a very rare thing...

Bleeding your brakes should be a very rare thing unless you are taking the hoses off for some reason or let the pads and rotors wear down to less than the stated spec by the mfr.

I figure I can...
08-05-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By Polaris OBark

The key is to have parts that fit properly. The...

The key is to have parts that fit properly. The funnel obviously has the correct part to insert into the caliper opening. At the other end, it is very dependent upon what model of caliper you have,...
08-04-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,183
Posted By Koyote

Someone’s gonna steal your bike eventually.

Someone’s gonna steal your bike eventually.
08-03-22, 04:39 PM
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Posted By igorgroks

Recovery

Monday's metric century on a fixed gear along SGRT was in preparation for a full century, but I have decided to add a freewheel for that. Gonna have to do some mods to the bike. I would have to add a...
08-03-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,301
Posted By redcon1

As I said initially, what gave it away was the...

As I said initially, what gave it away was the one pedal that blew apart on the first ride. He took the pedals and packaging to a local shop and they couldn't believe the level of detail in the fake...
08-02-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By ooga-booga

45-miler in the julian area. fave area to ride in...

45-miler in the julian area. fave area to ride in san diego county and arguably tied with the sammos for me as fave area in all of socal to ride.
outta shape and in zero rush and altho a bit warm,...
08-02-22, 07:26 AM
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Views: 208,113
Posted By igorgroks

Metric Century on a Fixie.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x901/20220801_101702_1__6e5dbe830d806e2cea25cf89e9d064a6b56b9c6b.jpg
End of the line. Too much hill.
Due to circumstances beyond my control...
08-01-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By Barry2

OK, I broke down and made a video. Enjoy ...

OK, I broke down and made a video.
Enjoy
Barry


https://youtu.be/aDMKHrRwdp0

Note: Bike is upside down for ease of filming. (So being pedaled forwards)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,628
Posted By WhyFi

I probably go through a set of rear pads once per...

I probably go through a set of rear pads once per year, so about 6,000 miles or so. I live in a fairly flattish metro area, so it's a lot of stop & go but not a lot of hard braking for descents or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,628
Posted By Iride01

5000 plus and counting. Still on my first set. ...

5000 plus and counting. Still on my first set. I bought pads at about 3000 just to be ready.

Wide range of values you are seeing are likely because some people are in areas with high demands for...
07-30-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By Barry2

John, I don't believe it to be spacing. There...

John,
I don't believe it to be spacing. There are many RD steps between touching cogs 4 & 6 so getting the RD into the middle for cog 5 is very easy.

If I turn the pedals manually and very...
07-30-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By ooga-booga

triangulated up to del mar, east to rancho...

triangulated up to del mar, east to rancho peñaquitos and circuitously back down to the sdsu area. 63 miles.

https://www.strava.com/activities/7556445175
07-30-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,000
Posted By Barry2

Ticky tick tick tick!

Mine seems to be missing the barrel adjuster. :)

So I've previously ridden along in Cog5 (21T) with E-Tube App in my other hand, making RD adjustments as I bike along.
Between touching cog 4 and...
07-27-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By jsigone

Wednesday lunch along the 56 bike trail and Del...

Wednesday lunch along the 56 bike trail and Del Mar, wind in all directions kind of day :(

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52245841328_66c029d8fd_b.jpg
07-25-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Back on Bike After 1 Month Hiatus

Usual 33 mile ride down to and around Newport Back Bay after 1 month enforced hiatus due to let foot metatarsalgia: sounds serious, but is just a big word for (undiagnosed) pain in the ball of the...
07-24-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By jsigone

took the gravel bike (diverge) with some...

took the gravel bike (diverge) with some friends..... to Mt Soledad + some laps on Fiesta Island.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52239383778_6d59bf3dc2_b.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,269
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1235/20220607_073726_e145987de9b7fa7f30a2bbf20e2370be676b126b.jpg
Congrats! I love mine.
The power meter is a really nice add-on.
I'm...
07-18-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 275
Posted By rsbob

Interesting thought.

Interesting thought.
07-17-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By CAT7RDR

Cruised the Puente Hills including Vantage...

Cruised the Puente Hills including Vantage Pointe, Cypress-Avocado Crest-Walnut-Skyline, Ardsheal, Murphy Ranch and Turnbull Canyon.
47 miles and 5.7K of climb under partly cloudy skies helped keep...
07-15-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 208,113
Posted By CAT7RDR

A couple of get out early rides to beat some of...

A couple of get out early rides to beat some of the heat in the Puente-Whittier Hills.
Enjoyed the East-West Rds corridor on Weds and ran into a roadie and MTB rider on Cypress and again on Fiore....
07-08-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,380
Posted By CAT7RDR

I wonder if this call was recorded for training...

I wonder if this call was recorded for training purposes. :D
07-05-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By sanmateoclimber

Uhhhhh, yeah, this was pretty okay I guess. ...

Uhhhhh, yeah, this was pretty okay I guess.

HAHA no this ride was a stunner! Up Gibraltar, across El Camino Cielo, and down Painted Cave for a gorgeous loop. Unforgettable views, an epic climb to...
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