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07-30-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By returnoftheyeti

Tour De Big Bear - Free 70 mile registration

I signed up for a 70 Mile Tour De Big Bear, and can not go. I am happy to hand it off if someone wants it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By TakingMyTime

I did purchase a Canyon Endurace about 2 months...

I did purchase a Canyon Endurace about 2 months ago. And that was because I was able to visit their Carlsbad showroom and take one for a test ride. There is no way I'm walking into my local Trek...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 43,267
Posted By Kapusta

Every time I read waxing instructions, I get as...

Every time I read waxing instructions, I get as far as step 2 and,,,, no thanks, I'd be done already.
06-27-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

c-note with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe from...

c-note with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe from newport beach back bay to rancho palos verdes, down the switchbacks and back. yes, we ran everyone's favorite scenic stretch in socal-the la harbor...
06-07-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

another tuesday foray with fellow forumite Tycho...

another tuesday foray with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe in la. wanted mountains but legs said flats. we compromised.
griffith park/h-wood area down to glendale, up chevy chase then linda vista up...
05-24-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

headed out with fellow forum member Tycho Brahe...

headed out with fellow forum member Tycho Brahe and did some san berdoo dirt/roads.
been wanting to hit california's only state highway that's not entirely paved (has a 4.79 mile-or so-dirt segment)...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,673
Posted By mstateglfr

There is no cycling equivalent to a marathon...

There is no cycling equivalent to a marathon because I could never run a marathon yet I could ride 100mi, 150mi, or even 200mi if absolutely needed in one go.
Simple as that.


...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By Koyote

I am 61 tall, with a disproportionately long...

I am 61 tall, with a disproportionately long torso. I wear medium bib shorts and I have never had the problem you described. What is your height, what sizes are you buying, and which brands? Then...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,415
Posted By woodcraft

But then, 'house', 'outside hose', and 'self...

But then, 'house', 'outside hose', and 'self serve car wash' likely don't apply to NYC apartment life...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,295
Posted By Pridedog

Good year

341 days of riding
10,767 miles

At 71 and retired I have the freedom to ride whenever. I ride in all weather conditions, just dress accordingly. Stopped riding indoors 30 years ago, too boring....
01-01-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,488
Posted By diphthong

haha thanx? happy new year Tycho Brahe. hope to...

haha thanx? happy new year Tycho Brahe. hope to ride with you sooner rather than later. miss you effortlessly gliding uphill and away from my wannabe furious and futile spinning.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,770
Posted By jaxgtr

I ride mine outside, but.....I live in Florida,...

I ride mine outside, but.....I live in Florida, so I guess it does not matter what I say. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,697
Posted By WhyFi

I might eat this at the end of a long ride. Rest...

I might eat this at the end of a long ride. Rest stop, though? Good god, no.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,683
Posted By waters60

I would substitute pitied fo humbled. So many of...

I would substitute pitied fo humbled. So many of my tri friends are divorced; it is no surprise. My mileage keeps me out of the house for 60 - 80 miles most Saturdays and Sundays, as well as time...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,819
Posted By TiHabanero

Lose the fugly wheel stickers and save a gram or...

Lose the fugly wheel stickers and save a gram or two, and gain respectability to boot! Good Lord, they are hideous!

Keep in mind, anything under 15lbs means nothing as it can't be used in a UCI...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,728
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Oakley sport glasses are quite overpriced but the...

Oakley sport glasses are quite overpriced but the lenses meet ANSI Z78.1 standard for impact resistance. Once, I was riding head down (yes, careless) and crashed (at low speed) into a work truck...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,519
Posted By Ghazmh

Now I won’t be able to get that image out of my...

Now I won’t be able to get that image out of my head today.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,259
Posted By cxwrench

Yelling 'wheel' is stupid. I've NEVER heard...

Yelling 'wheel' is stupid. I've NEVER heard anyone do that. Not a single time. I guess if you know the person yelling 'accelerate' isn't quite as stupid but if you did that to me you'd get 'f**k off...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,259
Posted By genejockey

That's what loud freehubs are for.

That's what loud freehubs are for.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,874
Posted By pgjackson

Well, be prepared to wear a mask forever because...

Well, be prepared to wear a mask forever because this is a flu strain. They do not go away...ever.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,874
Posted By spelger

covid will never go away. We will just learn to...

covid will never go away. We will just learn to live with it in time. We're just not there yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,724
Posted By big john

How about the blood curdling "car back" for EVERY...

How about the blood curdling "car back" for EVERY car that comes by? There are times when it's appropriate, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,426
Posted By terrymorse

I'm out. Since you asked. First...

I'm out.



Since you asked.

First thought: find a frame set that's made of carbon fiber, not aluminum.

Cervelo R3 Frameset...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By smashndash

Interesting. I can't pull that thing off if I...

Interesting. I can't pull that thing off if I WANT (slight exaggeration). I have 4 bottles with the new V3 cap. How seriously should I take this?

I am also not a child.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By znomit

How come cycling terrain was not #1 on your...

How come cycling terrain was not #1 on your location requirements?

ps
HTFU

pps
One of the fastest guys I know lives at the top of a killer hill. Give it time, they get smaller every time you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By Ogsarg

PSA - Beware of fake Pactimo facebook account

Copied from an email I received from Pactimo.....
WATCH OUT FOR A FAKE FACEBOOK
ACCOUNT POSING AS PACTIMO

It has come to our attention there is a fake Pactimo Facebook page attempting to scam...
05-18-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By Elvo

GPS interference this weekend 5/17-5/25

Looks like they are rolling out an over the air update to our vaccines that might affect strava:
...
05-11-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,860
Posted By hirudo

Thank you

Thank you... never thought i would get a recommendation from an 18th century astronomer
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By Rides4Beer

Ride more and you can look like the model? Works...

Ride more and you can look like the model? Works for me :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,331
Posted By diphthong

that's what the garmin varia radar is for...just...

that's what the garmin varia radar is for...just sayin.'
04-03-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By CAT7RDR

Went back to the scene of my collapse last week...

Went back to the scene of my collapse last week and managed 8 repeats on Turnbull Cyn for 49 miles and 6.4K of climb. Only topped out at 80F so 10 degrees cooler. Kept close tabs on hydration,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-21, 12:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,310
Posted By tomato coupe

They were younger, local riders, and 50&over just...

They were younger, local riders, and 50&over just became eligible for vaccinations here. 1+1=2.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,262
Posted By Psimet2001

That store did really well.

That store did really well.
03-08-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By stuff shredman

I'm trying one of those CTS training plans...

I'm trying one of those CTS training plans offered in Strava and was finishing week two of four.
Sat had an uphill 50min TT, so I did the Gate to Shack segment of GMR (Glendora Mountain Road). ...
03-05-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By CAT7RDR

Winter and Spring weekend mornings are my...

Winter and Spring weekend mornings are my favorite time of year. You get a coastal wind in the south side of the Puente Hills that drops the temp about 5 degrees. This area is not as affected by...
03-04-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By CAT7RDR

Messed around in the Puente Hills again. No...

Messed around in the Puente Hills again. No wildlife tried to take me out this time. Mid 60's, sunny and great views from PVP to Mt Baldy.
Hopefully, will be able to ride a couple gran fondos this...
02-08-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By Eric F

Saturday...Griffith Park-->Hansen Dam-->Kagel...

Saturday...Griffith Park-->Hansen Dam-->Kagel Canyon/Lopez Canyon loop-->Montrose. 61+ miles total. This is my longest ride since returning to the bike a little more than a year ago....
02-07-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By Elvo

Took a wrong underpass after Mission Bay and...

Took a wrong underpass after Mission Bay and ended up in the middle of 50 mph traffic merging on both sides of me
...
01-30-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

80-miler starting/finishing at elysian park by...

80-miler starting/finishing at elysian park by dodger stadium. low 40's at the start. rambled through echo park and silver lake areas before
slow climbing up to the griffith observatory. met up with...
01-25-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By stuff shredman

Mullholland climb was totally clean. Latigo had...

Mullholland climb was totally clean. Latigo had a few spots where some good sized rocks had fallen, but the chunks were gone by the time I descended. And, Encinal climb from Mulholland split to...
12-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By TakingMyTime

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to the gang on the SoCal forum!
12-20-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

52-miler with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe in the...

52-miler with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe in the redlands/yucaipa/oak glen/forest falls area. started in redlands and hit the must-do
serpentine/sunset/alta vista trifecta along the southern rim of...
12-09-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

met up with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe out in...

met up with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe out in lucerne valley in the am and did the ca hwy 18 climb up to baldwin lake and back. sun finally came out just as we were starting the descent.
plenty of...
12-07-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

no ride today but out of work (again) for the...

no ride today but out of work (again) for the third time this year and for at least three weeks but realistically longer than that.
hoping to meaningfully contribute to this thread in the next few...
11-25-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

another visit to big tujunga canyon + bonus...

another visit to big tujunga canyon + bonus round. met up with fellow forumite Tycho Brahe at the clear creek area (ach/angeles national forest rd) and dropped down into the btc. purposefully started...
11-13-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,372
Posted By Lemond1985

I was already warned: :lol: ...

I was already warned: :lol:


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11-12-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,372
Posted By diphthong

looks like the stretch of pch west of las flores...

looks like the stretch of pch west of las flores and east of carbon canyon/carbon mesa. shot from carbon canyon area
(or more likely, the unnamed and probably gated/private splinter road just off to...
10-27-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 308,469
Posted By diphthong

a shortish 37-miler climbing and descending the...

a shortish 37-miler climbing and descending the general's highway (dba ca hwy 198) in sequoia national park via the three rivers (sw) entrance/exit.
pave to/from the park not the best. pavement in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,227
Posted By Random11

Make sure you're eating and drinking early on so...

Make sure you're eating and drinking early on so you don't get dehydrated and depleted.

Interesting that you have an office job that will allow you enough time to ride 2-3 hours a day.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,033
Posted By caloso

Freezing, which is about as cold as it gets here.

Freezing, which is about as cold as it gets here.
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