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05-29-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By LarrySellerz

try using mittens, I used normal socks on my...

try using mittens, I used normal socks on my hands when delivering food in the winter. mittens are much warmer than gloves
05-19-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By DiabloScott

Yeah I went up at 2PM, and there's only so much...

Yeah I went up at 2PM, and there's only so much acclimating a guy can do with that heat. I was about a 0.8 on the puking scale.

My rattler photo - not from yesterday....
05-18-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By bikingshearer

In 1995, as part of a Shasta to Yosemite tour, I...

In 1995, as part of a Shasta to Yosemite tour, I rode 395 from the Hwy 89 Jct (after coming down off of Monitor Pass) to Lee Vining before heading up 120 and over Tioga Pass on the way to Yosemite...
05-16-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By CAT7RDR

If you are looking to get off 395 for a spell and...

If you are looking to get off 395 for a spell and make it to Mammoth Lakes, consider going further south on 395 and make a right onto Lake Crowley Road and take that south to Tom's Place then right...
05-16-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By anotherbrian

Darth, do you B2D2B? If you don't get the...

Darth, do you B2D2B? If you don't get the reference, no worries.

As for 395, it's kinda like not being able to see the forest for the trees. Except in the case of Tahoe, the trees hide everything...
04-27-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By Tomm Willians

Dang…… that photo may have well made my decision😳...

Dang…… that photo may have well made my decision😳 I might have the wife pick me up and drive me past all of that and then start again.
04-24-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By curbtender

Signage like it might be closed during the week,...

Signage like it might be closed during the week, but the half lane that was open today was a pleasure to ride. Nice turnouts and it's going to be a wide, two lane path. One side is closed to complete...
04-19-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By nathand

These absolutely exist...

These absolutely exist https://sf.streetsblog.org/2018/06/13/san-francisco-gets-vision-zero-street-sweepers/
04-19-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By bikingshearer

There is a "protected" intersection such as...

There is a "protected" intersection such as cthenn shows in North Berkeley at The Alameda and Hopkins, near where I live. Not a fan. Pedestrian crowding is not an issue there, and there are no...
04-17-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By rumrunn6

didn't ride today, just work. but we had freakish...

didn't ride today, just work. but we had freakish snow & hale squalls roll thru today. kinda fun, but darn cold for my short sleeve shirt
04-14-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By bikingshearer

I am not a fan of physical separation barriers on...

I am not a fan of physical separation barriers on a street. Everything about the pictured set-up in Walnut Creek looks good to me, except the pylons. As DiabloScott points out, they make street...
03-06-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By Leinster

So Garmin awarded me a badge for my ride this...

So Garmin awarded me a badge for my ride this morning. Petaluma Phil musta seen his shadow or something.
...
03-03-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By spdntrxi

Look into hot hands.. or heated gloves. I...

Look into hot hands.. or heated gloves.

I have the issue but its my feet. Below 40 and I'm wearing heated socks. My MIL has the gloves (they are more liner looking to me ) and they work well.
03-03-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By Leinster

I've been out for a few morning rides. It's...

I've been out for a few morning rides. It's colder than I'd like for the kit I own as a long-term NorCal resident, but it's not the worst.

I think the bit I most agree with the OP about is...
02-28-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By sean.hwy

thanks for your response. Not wanted I wanted to...

thanks for your response. Not wanted I wanted to hear but I understand that's just how the us laws work now :/

get away with murder in an auto as long as you are not drunk

speeding ok
reckless...
02-06-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By spdntrxi

still construction on the second bridge and near...

still construction on the second bridge and near palomares. Buddies where moving so in and out quickly, but left me knackered for the climb.
02-04-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By shrimp123

construction is still on-going. Palomares ->...

construction is still on-going.

Palomares -> mission : OK. be careful of road being little rough (rode it monday)
mission -> Palomares : almost ok. rough road and some gravel debris (rode it...
11-22-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By DiabloScott

I can't think of any reason to do this EXCEPT for...

I can't think of any reason to do this EXCEPT for road repairs. There are a lot of those bore holes and they don't match up with where the planned turnout lanes are. So hopefully they're going to do...
10-21-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, I'm no happy about this, either. :mad: I...

Yeah, I'm no happy about this, either. :mad: I mean, I voted "no" on the recall. Newsome owed it to me to sign the damn bill. What's that you say? That only works if I make a bazillion dollar...
10-08-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By DiabloScott

Here's my officially branded segment for The...

Here's my officially branded segment for The Challenge
https://www.strava.com/segments/16142858

Everybody in the top 16 is either a pro during one of the Amgen stages, or an elite rider doing a...
10-08-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By ztmlgr

I rode by yesterday. Work looks to be all done...

I rode by yesterday. Work looks to be all done and a good portion of the roadway has been nicely repaved and smooth.
...
10-02-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By ztmlgr

The message changed again today. Not sure who's...

The message changed again today. Not sure who's changing it or to whom the message is directed. :) I rode through today and the road was completely open with no "guard", no "road closed" signs, and...
09-28-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By caloso

It's an amazing event. It took me 5 tries, but I...

It's an amazing event. It took me 5 tries, but I finally got a 1-hour t-shirt a few years ago. One of my most prized cycling mementos.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,648
Posted By 79pmooney

I believe there can be a difference between the...

I believe there can be a difference between the legal obligation and simply being a good company. Yes, Specialized wasn't required to anything more than simply cancel all with Mike's. But those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,648
Posted By 79pmooney

Specialized has a long history of not being a...

Specialized has a long history of not being a welcome player in the bike world. I was oblivious to this until I read of the law team contracted by Specialized going after a small shop in a small town...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,648
Posted By PeteHski

Of course they had a choice. Presumably those...

Of course they had a choice. Presumably those bikes had been ordered by Mike's when they were still a Specialized dealer right? The money is available to pay for them, so Specialized could have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,648
Posted By Dancing Skeleton

Specialized should have delivered on the existing...

Specialized should have delivered on the existing orders, and not taken new ones.
This shows no respect for its customers.
They have a history of aggressive business tactics,
remember their attack...
08-18-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By frogman

Can't see the hills from our home in Napa Valley....

Can't see the hills from our home in Napa Valley. Getting tired of breathing the smoky air :( I haven't yet but tomorrow I will wear my N95 mask for a ride and see how
it goes.

cthenn, thanks...
08-03-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By shrimp123

rode up from mission->Palomares yesterday : was...

rode up from mission->Palomares yesterday : was OK, except just before the turn. Too much bendy unlaned road.

rode down palomares->mission today : DO NOT take that. please.... as cthenn commented,...
07-30-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By spdntrxi

Patterson pass getting chipseal'd for the next...

Patterson pass getting chipseal'd for the next week or so, they probably use the same rough gravel crap they did on Cross Rd. PP Road race is happening soon too.
07-30-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By curbtender

Widening the walkway at 101 and Sir Francis...

Widening the walkway at 101 and Sir Francis Drake. Looks like they are running cantilevers and at some point it will close to finish path....
07-27-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By DiabloScott

Harold Brown - he was sentenced to two years and...

Harold Brown - he was sentenced to two years and I think did one. I know some folks that went to his sentencing. He almost didn't get caught at all, but the police did have a pretty good manhunt.
07-26-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By Korina

I hear you, cthenn . Years ago we had a...

I hear you, cthenn . Years ago we had a well-known local bike commuter killed by an idiot. Early one morning the idiot got distracted and drove across two empty highway lanes and a 10' shoulder to...
07-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I stopped at the fire station drinking fountain...

I stopped at the fire station drinking fountain today, water is on. Not the nice bottle filler like the Temple has, but it will fill a bottle just fine.
07-23-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By blt

To be clear to anyone reading the thread, the...

To be clear to anyone reading the thread, the East Bay Times article and the police report imbedded in the Tweet imbedded in the article make clear that Knapp got hit about 1/4 mile north of N....
07-20-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I haven’t ever used it so I don’t know if it is...

I haven’t ever used it so I don’t know if it is turned on, but there is a drinking fountain in front of the fire station a quarter mile west of Robert’s on 84. It is visible on google street view. ...
07-19-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By caloso

We were in Tahoe this weekend and got a...

We were in Tahoe this weekend and got a spectacular view of the pyrocumulonimbus from Ellis Peak. Lucky for the folks at the lake that the wind pushed all the smoke NE. Not so lucky for folks in...
07-18-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,804
Posted By genejockey

On today's ride, I saw a group of 3 riders,...

On today's ride, I saw a group of 3 riders, pulled over by a motorcycle cop on Portola just beyond the junction with Sand Hill. I imagine the blew the stop sign for the right turn off of Portola...
07-17-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By curbtender

https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-...

https://dot.ca.gov/caltrans-near-me/district-4/d4-news/2021-04-23-i-80-six-bridges-project-magazine-street-overcrossing-closing-starting-thursday-april-29#:~:text=Caltrans%20plans%20to%20close%20Magaz...
07-13-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By bikingshearer

Thanks for the heads-up. It looks like Happy...

Thanks for the heads-up. It looks like Happy Valley is closed from Bear Creek Rd to the first haripin from this Thursday until Halloween. They are just taking bids on the Pinehurst project (at the...
07-04-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By ztmlgr

I rode GP today around 2-3 PM and it was closed...

I rode GP today around 2-3 PM and it was closed to vehicles from Skyline to Centennial. I just rode around the blockade and nobody said anything. Great to have a car-free Grizzly Peak with the entire...
06-18-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,925
Posted By ksryder

I like how the headline makes it sound like the...

I like how the headline makes it sound like the mountain lion closed the trail, not the county officials.

I'm just picturing an officious-looking mountain lion in a short-sleeve button up shirt...
04-03-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,034
Posted By DiabloScott

That is the strangest story. Weird manner and...

That is the strangest story. Weird manner and weird location for organized bike thievery.
02-17-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By BenRidin

I for one don't like to cross Diablo Rd on that...

I for one don't like to cross Diablo Rd on that blind corner to get to Alameda Diablo. Nor do I want to ride against the traffic on the bike path to access it. Calle Arroyo just makes more sense to...
01-28-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By tyrion

Caltrans bike highway survey

https://d4bikehighwaystudy.org/

Caltrans Bay Area researching bike highways. I'm assuming (perhaps naively) that if a lot of people participate in the above survey is will indicate interest in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,477
Posted By jleeg

Well, at least two of will be shopping for 23s.

Well, at least two of will be shopping for 23s.
09-15-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By Cyclist0108

We got electricity back. There has been a...

We got electricity back. There has been a massive PGE deployment for the last 4 weeks
09-12-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By Cyclist0108

Thanks, but ... it is intact. (We thought it was...

Thanks, but ... it is intact. (We thought it was gone for about 10 days.). Most of the area I live in is a disaster.
09-10-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By Korina

Here are a couple of actual photos from the...

Here are a couple of actual photos from the Humboldt Bay area:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/828x552/mothra__77cbd4faa180a2dd0ced6b40dc7a8776c3c23e55.jpg
The Arcata Plaza,...
09-10-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By 2cam16

Nope. Not in my area. Another no-ride day for me....

Nope. Not in my area. Another no-ride day for me. Ash was falling this morning. AQ is still high on numbers and it looks and smells ugly outside. Yesterday was how it looked, today is how it feels...
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