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02-24-24, 06:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 17,524
Posted By big john

We all know how you feel about this stuff, you've...

We all know how you feel about this stuff, you've made it abundantly clear on more than one occasion and that's fine. Some people are utility cyclists and some just cruise and enjoy the ride.

My...
02-24-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By Calsun

I would check with at least two other specialists...

I would check with at least two other specialists before committing to such an invasive procedure. I would also look for a forum and find out what the experiences have been and recovery period they...
02-24-24, 02:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,205
Posted By LarrySellerz

What has the world come to, when talking to a...

What has the world come to, when talking to a stranger becomes a social faux pas?
02-24-24, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Parsival

OC Ride

I put my gravel wheelset on and did a 45 miler of mixed surface, though mostly road in Huntington and Newport Beach. Smiles for miles... ...
02-24-24, 11:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 729
Posted By Rick_D

Jeez, ouch, then ouch of another kind--listening...

Jeez, ouch, then ouch of another kind--listening to those darn neighbor kids out frolicking during summer vaycay, from your Barcalounger.

Well, at the tunnel's end you should be in better shape...
02-23-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By cweb99

25iah miler up Hwy 39 encanto park to the OHV...

25iah miler up Hwy 39 encanto park to the OHV parking and back. Stopped at the quarry rest stop for this pic

...
02-23-24, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By diphthong

30-miler from solana beach north to carlsbad and...

30-miler from solana beach north to carlsbad and back. brisk, 3/4 headwind up to carlsbad that was not a factor heading south. plenty of cyclists out with approx 40-50% being e-bikers. not surprising...
02-22-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By jonathanf2

Wednesday I did 32 miles at Griffith. I was...

Wednesday I did 32 miles at Griffith. I was planning to go in the morning, but work had to interfere with my cycling! Anyways, I left around mid-afternoon and I was treated to some beautiful golden...
02-22-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,006
Posted By noimagination

It sounds like you're describing a "false flat",...

It sounds like you're describing a "false flat", where the road appears to be flat or a gentle incline but, due to some sort of optical illusion, the road is actually rising or descending at a pretty...
02-22-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Biker395

When I look at the measly amount of power I知...

When I look at the measly amount of power I知 putting out on my typical ride and compare it to the horsepower of a typical e-bike, I知 not surprised.

Like about everyone else in this group, I知...
02-22-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By veganbikes

I would recommend first off getting good tires...

I would recommend first off getting good tires and making sure you have a good rim strip and all of that. Then before my ride I would make sure my tire is properly inflated and in my saddle bag I...
02-21-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,240
Views: 820,988
Posted By big john

A little climbing today. ...

A little climbing today.

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02-21-24, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 460
Posted By tomtomtom123

I tried the MUC off no puncture inner tube...

I tried the MUC off no puncture inner tube sealant which is similar to slime. It clogged my valve on the second day and caused a slow overnight leak for 2 days. But after reinflating several times,...
02-19-24, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Billlyy

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This is the typical result!!!!! Pedal power for me , Cannondale quick hybrid!!
02-19-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

That's the reason I haven't considered getting an...

That's the reason I haven't considered getting an ebike. At 12 mph and 78 y.o. I don't feel any pedal pressure on my old Trek carbon bike. That said, it's not been an easy battle keeping it that way....
02-19-24, 11:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,214
Posted By big john

It's raining here right now. Might have to skip...

It's raining here right now. Might have to skip the Tuesday ride if it doesn't stop.:p

Here in the land of year-round riding and being retired I seldom have to miss a weekend club ride. I am...
02-18-24, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By calamarichris

Happy birthday, Old Sport. Keep riding strong. ...

Happy birthday, Old Sport. Keep riding strong.
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02-18-24, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By malcala622

Did a few trips home after work this week and got...

Did a few trips home after work this week and got to sport my new Bianchi jersey. SGRT is still lightly flooded near Whittier Blvd with puddles and dirt mounds. Rain coming this week will make it...
02-17-24, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Parsival

Rode Newport to Irvine and back today. Nice loop...

Rode Newport to Irvine and back today. Nice loop and scenery with minimal cars. Of course had the obligatory coffee afterwards. ...
02-16-24, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By Kai Winters

Neva shoulda dun it...

As the title says...neva shoulda dun it...but I did...sigh
I've posted in the "what are you wrenching on" or something like that thread that I have been building a Spesh Tarmac SL8 SWorks with a...
02-16-24, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Eric F

Happy Hour ride to Brown Saddle on the MTB (9mi,...

Happy Hour ride to Brown Saddle on the MTB (9mi, 1400'). Chasing the sunset, and hurrying to get home before dark. It was beautiful on the hill....
02-16-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By jonathanf2

I did about 27 road/dirt miles on Wednesday. It...

I did about 27 road/dirt miles on Wednesday. It was a super nice day as well! My body has been sore all week, since I do mix of weight and cycling training throughout the week. I do alternate my days...
02-13-24, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By diphthong

45-miler metro san diego-including dtown,...

45-miler metro san diego-including dtown, embarcadero, liberty station, point loma, ocean beach, mission bay and mission valley. nice to be out.
...
02-12-24, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Eric F

It might have been more than 30%. It was insanely...

It might have been more than 30%. It was insanely steep, and footing was sketchy with loose rocks. I think it took me almost 10 minutes to climb that thing. It was past halfway up before I realized...
02-12-24, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5,240
Views: 820,988
Posted By Biker395

West Fork of San Gabriel Canyon. Amazing...

West Fork of San Gabriel Canyon.

Amazing what a little snow courtesy of the atmospheric river can do to our local mountains. Mt. Baldy (San Antonio Peak) is just off to the left. Check out the San...
02-12-24, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Eric F

Friday...10 mile gravel ride around east...

Friday...10 mile gravel ride around east Bakersfield, as a pre-Rock Cobbler spin. Social pace. Lots of folks....
02-11-24, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Parsival

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Huntington Harbour - Sunset Park
Did an easy 20 miler around Huntington Beach...
02-11-24, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By jonathanf2

I did 33 miles at Griffith Park this Sunday. I...

I did 33 miles at Griffith Park this Sunday. I dropped another cyclist and then got dropped by him right back on the hill climb. I redlined before the summit, even though I told myself I'd take it...
02-11-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By cweb99

love turnbull canyon. I grew up out there,...

love turnbull canyon. I grew up out there, although as a youngster I was normally driving like a nut up and down there. It now ride it frequently
02-11-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By cweb99

30 miles. Home to rose Bowl to Sierra Madre had...

30 miles. Home to rose Bowl to Sierra Madre had a slice of pizza from the Village Pizzeria then back home. Wanted to do a 50 but my legs didn稚 agree.

maybe I can do 58 today for SB 58
02-10-24, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,177
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...don't let the h8terz get you down, Larry. ...

.
...don't let the h8terz get you down, Larry. Anyone fortunate enough in his work environment, that he is in a hurry to get there every morning, is a lucky man.
02-09-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,709
Posted By SoSmellyAir

I ride solo too. I have an Apple Watch with fall...

I ride solo too. I have an Apple Watch with fall detection enabled, which is supposed to call the local emergency services if you remain immobile for a minute after it detects fall.

Use Fall...
02-09-24, 09:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,532
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

That's only if one doesn't know how to use one's...

That's only if one doesn't know how to use one's gears. I've been running my above suggestions for over a decade with no problems at all. It's a "fear this" thing, but there's nothing to fear. These...
02-08-24, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By jonathanf2

I did 28 miles on Wednesday grabbing a beer...

I did 28 miles on Wednesday grabbing a beer afterwards and another quick 11 miles climbing this Thursday. During the past few rainy days, I took all the spare parts I had laying around and built out...
02-08-24, 02:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,709
Posted By tomato coupe

I値l bet the cat was trying to decide which part...

I値l bet the cat was trying to decide which part of you to eat first.
02-08-24, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,709
Posted By indyfabz

I知 still missing virtually everything during a...

I知 still missing virtually everything during a span of well over 2 days resulting from the sepsis that infected my heart and made me pass out for what is believed to be a period of over 12 hours...
02-08-24, 10:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,408
Posted By seypat

A marathon doesn't really get any easier the...

A marathon doesn't really get any easier the slower you go. No load on your cardiovascular system. It's all on the muscles at that pace. It's probably the easiest somewhere between your PR pace and...
02-07-24, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,709
Posted By indyfabz

Wasn稚 sure what he meant by rib staples. I call...

Wasn稚 sure what he meant by rib staples. I call them sternum staples. Second time they put me back together better than they did in 1990. I used to get some cartilage pain and could often forecast...
02-07-24, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,709
Posted By zosoride

Well, it finally happened, again

Woke up in hospital with aching ribs, tubes attached in several areas, catheter being the most concerning.

I'm still in hospital room typing this out. My very first post.

Wife tells me she...
02-05-24, 08:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,950
Posted By _ForceD_

The title says 菟ro and not 菟ro cyclist. I...

The title says 菟ro and not 菟ro cyclist. I know someone who encountered Boston Bruins (now former) player Milan Lucic who has been an avid cyclist for many years.

Dan
02-05-24, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 700
Posted By calamarichris

Used to do full-on 60-mile rides with my previous...

Used to do full-on 60-mile rides with my previous dog Nena with the carbon fiber kids drafting me much of the time. A couple times at stoplights, one would pull up and ask me, "That's a nice...
02-05-24, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Eric F

Saturday - 18mi gravel ride. Chaney Trail,...

Saturday - 18mi gravel ride. Chaney Trail, Sunset Ridge, El Prieto Rd, and Cherry Canyon. Saw multiple groups of HS MTB team riders out in the dirt at various points along my route. I love how...
02-05-24, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 700
Posted By calamarichris

He's a handsome d@mn3d fellow. You're one of the...

He's a handsome d@mn3d fellow. You're one of the good ones.

My boy Fidel (his crew call him Fiddy, but the ladies call him "Fideicious") is about half his size, but he was homeless by the...
02-04-24, 05:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,801
Posted By SpedFast

I had a lot on my mind one day (hey, I'm old) and...

I had a lot on my mind one day (hey, I'm old) and I put a foldable tire on inside out. Worse yet, I rode it about 10 miles before I realized what I'd done. :o
02-04-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By cweb99

Did a ride Temple City to Claremont and back on...

Did a ride Temple City to Claremont and back on Friday. 50 miles. Had some rain and crazy headwinds on the way back.

Training for my century in spring
01-30-24, 08:18 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 17,524
Posted By Trsnrtr

My “team” jersey. ;) ...

My “team” jersey. ;)

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For the youngsters on here, this is the official Bike...
01-30-24, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By jonathanf2

On Monday I did 25 miles doing Rose Bowl laps and...

On Monday I did 25 miles doing Rose Bowl laps and on Tuesday 17 miles climbing up Griffith Observatory. Both days I've been practicing heart rate control and trying to keep my BPM at a manageable...
01-30-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By terrymorse

If the tire cut is large enough to see the tube...

If the tire cut is large enough to see the tube inside when inflated, and the tire still has useful life in it, I will patch the tire from the inside using some ripstop nylon (backpack material) and...
01-30-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,832
Posted By indyfabz

Llamas and sheep seem to get along well. ...

Llamas and sheep seem to get along well.

Between Hamilton and Darby, MT. 2016.
...
01-29-24, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,782
Views: 338,984
Posted By Eric F

Saturday - 32mi/3800' gravel ride. Over Cherry...

Saturday - 32mi/3800' gravel ride. Over Cherry Canyon, down Glendale Sports Complex (short route), up La Tuna Canyon dirt, down Beaudry North. Steady sub-threshold tempo, simulating the effort I...
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