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05-19-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By cthenn

Tioga from Lee Vining is one of the cilmbs I have...

Tioga from Lee Vining is one of the cilmbs I have done. I love it, apart from the large volume of traffic it sees, since it's the eastern gateway to Yosemite. It's a great climb, total Alpine feels,...
05-19-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By cthenn

Summer heat confirmed! Went up NG after work and...

Summer heat confirmed! Went up NG after work and completely blew up about 4 miles up to the junction. I never get "pukey" when I ride, but last night was an exception, my body did NOT like this...
04-27-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By cthenn

If you're sadistic enough for the punishment, I...

If you're sadistic enough for the punishment, I think a seriously epic trip would be to ride all of the pass and trailhead roads starting with Tioga Road up to Tioga Pass. I want to ride all of...
04-27-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By cthenn

I drive 395 all the time, usually from 108...

I drive 395 all the time, usually from 108 (Sonora Pass hwy) south, but I have been on the stretch from Reno. I can't remember enough about that stretch to comment, but from 108 all the way to Lone...
02-28-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By cthenn

I'm going to complain about the weather

This winter sucks. It hasn't rained in two months, and in place of that, we've been treated to endless close-to-freezing mornings, and a relentless north or northeast wind. For the entire year so...
02-28-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By cthenn

there never are, and just based on the report,...

there never are, and just based on the report, they've already concluded at best it was mutual fault, though I really doubt it. Unless she started to lose control, or overcooked a corner, who rides...
10-21-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,461
Posted By cthenn

:rolleyes: Somebody's mad about the recall...

:rolleyes:

Somebody's mad about the recall...
09-29-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By cthenn

Congrats, that's a great accomplishment! I'm...

Congrats, that's a great accomplishment! I'm about 1:30 from T-shirt level and it's a race between improving my fitness, and age getting to me :lol:. One of these years I will try and devote a...
09-13-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,285
Posted By cthenn

Exactly. Oh, you bought our bike from Mike's 2...

Exactly. Oh, you bought our bike from Mike's 2 years ago? GFY and find some other place to get your bike serviced. This is not the first dooshy thing they've done either.
09-11-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By cthenn

AQI has been 0 the past 2 days. Glorious...

AQI has been 0 the past 2 days. Glorious Saturday, brilliant blue skies.
09-11-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,285
Posted By cthenn

If this means less ugly ass Spesh bikes on the...

If this means less ugly ass Spesh bikes on the road, I'm all for it:lol:
09-09-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By cthenn

Yeah, except they are talking more about the dry...

Yeah, except they are talking more about the dry lightning associated with whatever pittance we get. I swear if this thing starts a whole new batch of wildfires, I quit earth.
09-08-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By cthenn

A year ago today the skies looked like this. ...

A year ago today the skies looked like this.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/952x541/lex3_34868d2643ffca6cf7bda80e6a354c9a50c164db.jpg

It's hot af outside today, but at...
09-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By cthenn

I have 2 bikes with fenders, and I go out in the...

I have 2 bikes with fenders, and I go out in the rain and mud all the time, bro. I don't see where I said "it's hard to go out the door into a storm", but that's your problem. :foo:
08-30-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,845
Posted By cthenn

it's like having a power meter. Doesn't matter...

it's like having a power meter. Doesn't matter the actual number, just learn what number the AQ start to affect you. No matter the adjustment. I don't use any of the adjustments, and so I know...
07-24-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By cthenn

What's even worse is not only is there a bike...

What's even worse is not only is there a bike lane, there's a bike lane AND a shoulder! It's practically 10 feet of buffer, and it still wasn't enough. Looks like based on your description, it's at...
07-01-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By cthenn

Thanks for the link. Funny, the Street View of...

Thanks for the link. Funny, the Street View of that water fountain location shows a big garbage can on top of it, assume from Covid times? Good to know it's operable again, thank you!...
07-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,925
Posted By cthenn

I just remember hearing about a rider who was...

I just remember hearing about a rider who was killed on Alhambra Valley Road (going down the Pig Farm Hill) when a group of turkeys ran across the road and he ran into them. Also, there are pictures...
06-29-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,505
Posted By cthenn

First of all, great comment, super...

First of all, great comment, super helpful:rolleyes:. I would ask if you have anything useful to contribute to the discussion, but I can see by your location (Illinois) that you probably don't. Never...
06-23-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,925
Posted By cthenn

Need more of em. Too many friggin' deer and...

Need more of em. Too many friggin' deer and turkeys and pigs. They are out of control, esp the turkeys.
04-15-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,552
Posted By cthenn

All I know is that I HATE HATE HATE roundabouts. ...

All I know is that I HATE HATE HATE roundabouts. They are deathtraps for cyclists. The one from article I assume is at Olympic and Pleasant Hill Rd, which I go through several times a week. It is...
11-15-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,614
Posted By cthenn

I was wondering how long it would take for the...

I was wondering how long it would take for the crybabies to show up:lol:
11-12-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,288
Posted By cthenn

Yeah, I'd rather be cold for 15 minutes than...

Yeah, I'd rather be cold for 15 minutes than carry jackets and be overdressed for 3 hours.

OP, if your knee/leg warmers are falling off, then you're doing it wrong :p. There are plenty of makers...
11-01-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,804
Posted By cthenn

All the time. Most riders are pretty good about...

All the time. Most riders are pretty good about doing it, but the greatest joy I've gotten is watching some dooshy e-bike rider blow a stop sign only to be pulled over by a cop. It brought a tear to...
10-01-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By cthenn

100+ the next 2 days at least with crappy air...

100+ the next 2 days at least with crappy air quality. 2020 is so wack.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,277
Posted By cthenn

Grossly misinformed. :rolleyes:

Grossly misinformed. :rolleyes:
09-11-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By cthenn

It seems the past few days with ash have been...

It seems the past few days with ash have been worse for me than those days where it just has a smoke smell in the air. The AQI may be "better" lately, but I definitely feel it in my sinuses, throat,...
09-10-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By cthenn

Nicely put. Yesterday, apart from falling ash,...

Nicely put. Yesterday, apart from falling ash, the air wasn't terrible. Today it smells like pollution and soot and smoke, and the numbers reflect it. There's more of a grey cast to the sky, vs...
09-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By cthenn

I know the AQI is apparently "not unhealthy" but...

I know the AQI is apparently "not unhealthy" but man, there is literally ash falling from the sky. I'm not riding in this...I know it's the PM2.5 tiny-sized particles that are really bad for you, but...
08-27-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,730
Posted By cthenn

Looks like (for now), the amount of smoke in many...

Looks like (for now), the amount of smoke in many parts of the Bay Area has decreased. Yesterday was nice for most of the day, there was a weird few hours around noon when it got bad, but before and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,597
Posted By cthenn

Never on a descent. I've engulfed enough bees...

Never on a descent. I've engulfed enough bees and yellow jackets (with subsequent stings) in my jersey to know better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,127
Posted By cthenn

LOL that sounds exactly like a creak I was...

LOL that sounds exactly like a creak I was having, it's regular, but not every pedal revolution. It would creak for 3 or 4 revs, then go away, then come back, and on and on. Sounded like it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,912
Posted By cthenn

All the changes are in place now. Oh man this is...

All the changes are in place now. Oh man this is good! There is basically no reason to use the free version now. It's been completely bastardized, it's totally useless! The only thing you can do is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,912
Posted By cthenn

Oh, and to the predictable "stop being a...

Oh, and to the predictable "stop being a freeloader/it's only $60 year/stop whining" crowd, for me at least, this has nothing to do with $5 a month. You don't think most users couldn't pay $5 a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 18,912
Posted By cthenn

BTW, if anyone cares, there's a way to download...

BTW, if anyone cares, there's a way to download all of your own data from Strava, including routes, photos, rides, etc. It's tucked away under the profile settings, you have to go into "download and...
05-05-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

That's rich, considering the literal ****** (I...

That's rich, considering the literal ****** (I don't like to use that word, but there is nothing more accurate) in the White House. Investigate injecting Lysol into the body? Shine a light on the...
04-30-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

What does the public's inability to follow rules...

What does the public's inability to follow rules have to do with removing the governor? It's pretty easy, DON'T CONGREGATE. For some, unlearnable.
04-14-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,587
Posted By cthenn

Added a few things since this whole thing...

Added a few things since this whole thing started, and I can pretty much get the same workout at home that I do at the gym. Not as many specific machines to work certain muscles at the exact same...
04-08-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

A big test this weekend for cyclists on Diablo. ...

A big test this weekend for cyclists on Diablo. First nice weekend in a while, and roads closed to cars. I really hope there is not a mass of riders who decide to come up all at once this weekend,...
03-30-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

Question is, can we keep the Parks open that...

Question is, can we keep the Parks open that long, or will the selfish ruin it for everyone?
03-28-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

LOL rain

Normally, I'd be very annoyed that we're getting yet another rain filled weekend, starting before dawn Saturday and ending Sunday evening, but in this case it's good news. This should keep the...
03-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

Well, the idiots did it. Newsom just announced...

Well, the idiots did it. Newsom just announced all state parks closed. Not entirely sure of the order, it seemed to mention "parking lots" and he's calling it a "soft" closure. It's only a matter...
03-19-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,019
Posted By cthenn

Well I hope with the latest shelter in place...

Well I hope with the latest shelter in place order for the entire state, we can get a bit more ahead of it, and not resort to such draconian measures as completely banning outdoor activities. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,600
Posted By cthenn

No you don't. I have a free account only, and...

No you don't. I have a free account only, and brought up the heatmap and was able to zoom as close as I wanted, without losing detail...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,393
Posted By cthenn

Since this is a judgment free zone (:lol:), I...

Since this is a judgment free zone (:lol:), I love all kinds of electronic music (Future Bass, Big Room, Chill/Liquid Trap is my jam right now :D). Sometimes I will plug in on my weekly hill climb....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,509
Posted By cthenn

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation...

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation charts, it still recommends under 100psi...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,970
Posted By cthenn

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the...

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the bike has been left outside, or even just precautionary, you can break the whole bike down, and inspect/clean/relube everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,356
Posted By cthenn

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?
07-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,338
Posted By cthenn

What does this have to do with the OP?

What does this have to do with the OP?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,677
Posted By cthenn

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I...

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I just got caught up reading and posted my question. Thanks, I'll check this out!
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