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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 07:39 AM
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Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

In other old people news, I think I'm going to...

In other old people news, I think I'm going to wuss out on the Mt Baldy ride this morning. At least 6 from my club are going but at least 2 will be on e-bikes and the others are way faster climbers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I think 60 is the new 60.

I think 60 is the new 60.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I had one of them on my old mtb when I sold it. I...

I had one of them on my old mtb when I sold it. I filed slots in it to make the pump mount fit better....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

The last pair of bottles I had before the...

The last pair of bottles I had before the Camelbaks were single wall and the side of one started leaking. It had worn thin from the cage and it just broke through.

The Camelbak bottles are the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

It's only 450,000 yen for the ti frame.

It's only 450,000 yen for the ti frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I don't know what model it was, I just know I...

I don't know what model it was, I just know I needed to give it back before I messed it up. I was thinking about it and another friend had some beater bikes we rode on the dirt back then. Also, my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

This is the page I found. Don't know if Lester...

This is the page I found. Don't know if Lester was on the same one.

Custom Order|POS (Panasonic Order System)|Electric Assist Bicycle/Bicycle|Panasonic...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I looked up one of the Ti models. Comes in 16...

I looked up one of the Ti models. Comes in 16 sizes! (1 cm increments). That steel one you posted is beautiful.

The first mtb I ever rode was a Panasonic. Nice bike that my friend used for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Any aluminum cages I have tried will turn the...

Any aluminum cages I have tried will turn the bottle black. Like nasty ugly. Maybe because they were the cheap ones.
After breaking all manner of plastic cage and launching bottles in many...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Sorry, I should have been more clear. They close...

Sorry, I should have been more clear. They close most of the roads around the 4th to prevent people from taking fireworks up there and burning down everything. You can still drive to Mount Baldy...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

They said it was going to cool off here tomorrow...

They said it was going to cool off here tomorrow after 3 days of hot. There is always a Mount Baldy ride on the 4th and the roads going up there are closed to cars (most of them). I've done it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Metallica: Nothing Else Matters (Official Music...

Metallica: Nothing Else Matters (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I'm like that, especially when it comes to music...

I'm like that, especially when it comes to music and rude people who inflict their crap on others. I've almost been in fights at work over this.

Coincidentally, last night someone on the next...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Here is a video from when the road was open....

Here is a video from when the road was open. Camera services position themselves at certain corners and they put signs advertising their presence. This causes idiot drivers to show off for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Of course, but it depends on the driver and if...

Of course, but it depends on the driver and if they acknowledge my right to live. Sometimes they have no regard, sometimes they are careful.

One time a friend and I were in the mountains at a cafe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Unfortunately, no. I hear that sometimes, "people...

Unfortunately, no. I hear that sometimes, "people are leaving California in droves". We still have over 40 million.

Those roads are not used for traffic getting from place to place. There are cars...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Stopped at this overlook. I'm going way down...

Stopped at this overlook. I'm going way down there before the next climb.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/rock_store_004_ca40d079eb0023f926699f51cd6de9a2e06a065f.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I rode today, too. I met up with the group that...

I rode today, too. I met up with the group that was riding to the coast and back but decided to do my own ride solo. I really don't like riding on the coast then climbing back on a hot day. Too many...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Nothing like having 120mm of spacers under your...

Nothing like having 120mm of spacers under your stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

It's good that you are getting out after all this...

It's good that you are getting out after all this time. No need to overdo it.

Supposed to be 100 here tomorrow and even hotter in the surrounding areas. Nobody is acclimated so a lot of people...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Trying to decide on a ride tomorrow. Friends are...

Trying to decide on a ride tomorrow. Friends are driving to the coast north of here. It's over an hour each way in the car and I don't love riding out there. Club #2 is doing something similar. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Sunny here and supposed to be 100 this weekend.

Sunny here and supposed to be 100 this weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Outside, of course.

Outside, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I like Sean but in small doses.

I like Sean but in small doses.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I do that sometimes. Bicycle racing isn't always...

I do that sometimes. Bicycle racing isn't always fun to watch a lot of. It can be, but often it's very boring. Sometimes the highlight videos are very short, though. I'd like about 30 minutes of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

You mean Jens Voight?

You mean Jens Voight?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I think Zima came out after I quit drinking. I...

I think Zima came out after I quit drinking. I think you're right, though.

If Tiz is loading slowly just wait and eventually it will work. The time that it won't you can change the "mirror" by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Grand Tour Tiz-Cycling...

Grand Tour Tiz-Cycling (https://tiz-cycling.io/categories/grand-tour/)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I'll try Tiz as I did for the Giro. When it...

I'll try Tiz as I did for the Giro. When it works, it's the best. They have the whole stage, even if it's 6 hours. And it's free.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I thought a bigger car ate a Porsche.

I thought a bigger car ate a Porsche.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

You might be able to get it out of there by...

You might be able to get it out of there by pedaling backward. Or, take the wheel off and pull it out. Be careful of the head, even a dead rattler can poison you.
You're supposed to put the head in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Before it was released I got to see a special...

Before it was released I got to see a special screening of what was called a "director's cut" because a friend worked on it. No credits, very few people in the theater, way cool.

I read yesterday...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I had that when it came out. Now it always...

I had that when it came out. Now it always reminds me of Apocalypse Now.
The killer awoke before dawn
He put his boots on
He took a face from the ancient gallery
And he WALKED ON DOWN THE HALL
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Hot water is one of the things I like about...

Hot water is one of the things I like about civilization. Hot water with indoor plumbing, and modern dentistry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Speaking of too tired, I went to the cardiologist...

Speaking of too tired, I went to the cardiologist today for the first time ever. Took over 3 months after the referral was approved. As usual, nothing was found but he wants to do a treadmill test...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Are most of them retired? Pretty tough to get a...

Are most of them retired? Pretty tough to get a day off during the week for some. There is a Tuesday group near here which had 30 riders yesterday. A friend was there and posted pics. I know some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Rod Stewart - Man Of Constant Sorrow (1969)...

Rod Stewart - Man Of Constant Sorrow (1969) [HQ+Lyrics] - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Thanks! Looks good.

Thanks! Looks good.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

What about these bibs you like? Got a link? They...

What about these bibs you like? Got a link? They fit true to size?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Nice ride today with the only glitch being a rear...

Nice ride today with the only glitch being a rear flat for me. Funny how we can go months with no flats on rides. Then Saturday we had 3 in our small group with me having the last one. I thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I'm sure there would be plenty of retrogrouching...

I'm sure there would be plenty of retrogrouching in the 50+ forum. Not all of them, though.

I had fun with my old cars and I would love to have some of them if I had room and money to spend on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

If you read some of the stuff on BF you will...

If you read some of the stuff on BF you will learn that an old bike will last forever. Old bikes are better than new bikes in every way and anyone who buys a new bike is a fool who has been conned by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Motown Muscle? I thought they were from Kenosha?...

Motown Muscle? I thought they were from Kenosha? Kenosha Cadillacs.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

BITD I used to get people who would assume I...

BITD I used to get people who would assume I would help them work on whatever p.o.s. car they picked up, as if I didn't have anything to do.

I once had a co-worker tell a guy he met in a bar that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

LAOTD ...

LAOTD
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I hope you warned him if he bought it you...

I hope you warned him if he bought it you wouldn't get involved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

When I was younger I could not save money. The...

When I was younger I could not save money. The only way I could accumulate a sum of cash was to fix up a car and sell it. I rarely made a profit on a car but if I spent time and money on one I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

Bloodhound Gang - You And Me Baby Aint Nothing...

Bloodhound Gang - You And Me Baby Aint Nothing But Mammals - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

He was quite the character back then.

He was quite the character back then.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-23, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,740
Posted By big john

I don't know if anyone here remembers BF member...

I don't know if anyone here remembers BF member Ovoleg but I saw him yesterday. He rode with our club years ago and then moved to Ohio for several years. Now he's back in the L.A. area and I see him...
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