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05-26-22, 08:22 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Self-depracation appreciated but...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Self-depracation appreciated but at least you did it once! I've always enjoyed seeing a lonely squiggly line on a map and thinking "hey I've been on that road!".
"And if you ever...
05-23-22, 07:07 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Well it technically wasn't SoCal but I was in...

Well it technically wasn't SoCal but I was in Vegas with my wife this weekend so at 0530 Sat. I left our hotel for a ride up in the Henderson hills. Headed south then up Raiders Way & Volunteer to...
05-06-22, 06:51 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

There's been recent re-surfacing of the tree root...

There's been recent re-surfacing of the tree root humps between Kraemer & Lakeview. The worst parts are fixed & judging on spray markings more work is planned.
West
05-01-22, 04:35 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Too busy at work to take Fridays off for awhile...

Too busy at work to take Fridays off for awhile so I rode Santiago Cyn this morning solo & last Sunday with my wife. Always seems the large groups are going the opposite way last week several on SCR...
03-28-22, 09:28 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Tonner Cyn Road

I tried once last summer to ride Tonner Cyn there is a manned guard shack around the curve at the south end of Brea Cyn Road. The guard told me no access it's private. As you ride by on Grand...
03-14-22, 08:13 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^ Thanks for that info. I'll check it...

^^^^^^^^^
Thanks for that info. I'll check it out for another time.
West
03-13-22, 07:55 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Pan-flat ride to the Queen Mary & back on Sat. to...

Pan-flat ride to the Queen Mary & back on Sat. to warm up for the foray into the D-Bar & Chino Hills today. Up Brea Cyn Road to D Bar Blvd-Grand Ave-Chino Hills Pkwy. My plan was to head up...
03-03-22, 09:22 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Thanks for the info guys....

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Thanks for the info guys. I've recently been riding most of the up-n-down roads in the YL/Brea/Olinda Hills area. Most are in real good shape & not much traffic to speak of. PV...
03-02-22, 03:37 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Nice! now the descent won't chatter my teeth!! ...

Nice! now the descent won't chatter my teeth!!
BTW thank you (and others) who take the time to post your ride routes. I use yours to help navigate my way through the spaghetti maze of...
02-28-22, 08:34 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yep last summer I tried entering from the south...

Yep last summer I tried entering from the south end off Brea Cyn Road there is a locked gate with a manned guard shack. Only time I've seen traffic on the entrance is when the Boy Scout Camp was...
02-22-22, 02:13 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yes I've been using @ an ounce of Stans NoTubes...

Yes I've been using @ an ounce of Stans NoTubes in my & my wife's bikes for the last several years (700cc x 25 & 28 road tires). It has saved me roadside tube changes at least 3 times. Most recent...
02-13-22, 05:51 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

That's ooga-booga territory his vote x 1000.

That's ooga-booga territory his vote x 1000.
02-11-22, 04:12 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Starting to sound like a broken record but it was...

Starting to sound like a broken record but it was another beautiful morning on Santiago Cyn Road. Watched Apollo tow the sun over Saddleback. Weather was just about perfect save a slight...
02-09-22, 07:13 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Generous Garmin

So you're not the only one eh! I notice that when I scroll through ride info on my unit when I get home the total elevation gain is always more than the ride data shown on my computer when I synch...
02-08-22, 07:34 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Nice Little Climbs

A few roads I rode last weekend in the YL hills:
Starting at east end of La Palma turn up Cam de Bryant to Paseo de Toronto. Then right on Via Lomas de Yorba E (it curves around and becomes V L d Y...
02-08-22, 08:16 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

I think you were familiar with Carbon Canyon Rd....

I think you were familiar with Carbon Canyon Rd. already. However I found this spot from a local Rapha Club ride. If you're headed east to west in Carbon Canyon, take a left onto Old Carbon Canyon Rd...
02-06-22, 06:52 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^^^^ That's a very commendable and...

^^^^^^^^^^^^ That's a very commendable and selfless effort on behalf of everyone who rides that path Chapeau!!
West
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Posted By 2seven0

Absolutely correct. Full disclosure I'm NOT a...

Absolutely correct. Full disclosure I'm NOT a neurologist but my extensive interaction with several top docs at UCLA & UCI while seeking treatment for severe case of Bell's Palsey taught me alot...
01-21-22, 04:25 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Another beautiful solitary ride over Santiago Cyn...

Another beautiful solitary ride over Santiago Cyn this morning. Wound down Los Alisos over to Lake Forest over the 405 then over to the 133 to Laguna Cyn to Quail Hill Rd. Stopped to de-layer then...
01-18-22, 04:15 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Load up on Vits C, D & zinc. Wash down the zinc...

Load up on Vits C, D & zinc. Wash down the zinc with Schweppes Tonic Water (for the quinine) if you can't access HCQ or Ivermectin. Put my parents (91 & 86) on this protocol when they caught it...
01-18-22, 04:08 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yeah that exit road has been cr@p for a long...

Yeah that exit road has been cr@p for a long time. I use the center gap between the back-up spikes. The entire park could use a re-pave that'd be nice.
On the underpass portions of Cerritos/Spring...
01-05-22, 07:38 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^ Thanks. Lack of weekend warriors is...

^^^^^^^^^
Thanks. Lack of weekend warriors is why I limit my Sant. Cyn Rd. rides to Fridays. Old gym buddy of mine lives on Horticultural I keep telling myself one day I'll ride up & knock on his...
01-05-22, 07:18 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

CAT7 have you noticed any discernible and...

CAT7 have you noticed any discernible and consistent difference in the vehicle traffic volume on Turnbull on weekdays vs. weekends? I'd be on it mid-morning 9-11am window.
Thanks!
West
12-30-21, 12:30 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Prayers & best wishes to your buddy (& his wife)....

Prayers & best wishes to your buddy (& his wife).
West
12-27-21, 05:44 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Headed out early & got in 60 miles before the...

Headed out early & got in 60 miles before the skies turned blustery & wet. Several dozen turkey vultures were circling the empty airfield surrounding the Tustin blimp hangars and the walk railings...
12-22-21, 03:47 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Tour de Big Bear. Wife & I spent several days...

Tour de Big Bear. Wife & I spent several days riding around town before. Weather was perfect & legs felt good. We both had a great time. Spectacular scenery.
Can't ask for much more than that....
12-20-21, 06:16 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Reminds me of the time Taylor Phinney got the...

Reminds me of the time Taylor Phinney got the Mountains Jersey on Stage 1 of the TdF. When asked if he thought he could hold it he said he didn't think so because he's "not one of those little...
12-19-21, 08:41 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

3 nice rides in the crisp & clear weather all...

3 nice rides in the crisp & clear weather all over OC this weekend. Friday ventured into the Whittier hills rode up Mar Vista till the end then was rewarded by exceeding the speed limit coasting...
Forum: Southwest
12-16-21, 09:37 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Nice! One of my wife's best friends from high...

Nice! One of my wife's best friends from high school now lives in the Mesa area we'll keep these handy next time she's out there & takes her bike.
West
Forum: Southwest
12-15-21, 03:48 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Beautiful pics thanks for posting...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Beautiful pics thanks for posting them. If you ever publish a book on cool roads to ride in the southwestern USA I'll buy a copy!
West
12-14-21, 01:52 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Just watched it that's terrible. I can't fathom...

Just watched it that's terrible. I can't fathom how all those guys just let him mount the bike & just ride away regardless if they were the victims' buddies or complete strangers..
People like this...
12-14-21, 01:42 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^ Thanks!!

^^^^^^^ Thanks!!
12-14-21, 01:08 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Thanks for the info curious how you found the...

Thanks for the info curious how you found the video the link Elvo posted didn't work for me.
WEst
12-14-21, 12:04 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Link doesn't work for me- any info as to where...

Link doesn't work for me- any info as to where this happened (e.g. dirt trail or road)?
I know one thing walking down the trail to surf trestles is becoming more dangerous than dashing across the 5...
12-11-21, 01:51 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Since I now take Fridays off I only ride it then....

Since I now take Fridays off I only ride it then. There isn't much commuter traffic @ 8-9 am timeframe especially past the toll roads. No weekend car-club rallies or squids who think they know how...
12-10-21, 06:37 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Crisp clear solitary early ride out Santiago Cyn...

Crisp clear solitary early ride out Santiago Cyn Road this morning. Turned up Marguerite Parkway off El Toro then down to Vista del Lago. Up over the short hill (wish there was more road to scrub...
12-02-21, 10:29 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

The only way you'll find out for sure is to mount...

The only way you'll find out for sure is to mount it up and go for a ride.
Sure looks pretty though.
West
11-28-21, 02:58 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Headwinds and tailwinds and crosswinds (oh my!)...

Headwinds and tailwinds and crosswinds (oh my!) weather pattern back to pretty much normal today but overall a beautiful weekend of riding all over north/central OC.
Downed trees & debris everywhere...
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Posted By 2seven0

It is good you have no paralysis or muscle...

It is good you have no paralysis or muscle weakness that means only your sensory nerves are affected not the motor nerves.
Hopefully you can still taste all that great Italian food!!
West
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Posted By 2seven0

Sorry to hear of this. I would consult a...

Sorry to hear of this. I would consult a neurologist. You may have an onset of Bells Palsey coincidental with your surgery. Common treatment is a steroid regimen to reduce inflammation. If not...
11-20-21, 01:58 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Yep @ 76 miles total. Shades...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Yep @ 76 miles total. Shades of mediocrity compared to some of the routes logged on this thread!
West
11-19-21, 04:28 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Cool & semi-foggy thru Santiago Canyon this...

Cool & semi-foggy thru Santiago Canyon this morning although the sun peeked out between Modjeska Cyn Rd and the Gertner summit. Then back down into the marine layer through Lake Forest, Irvine etc....
11-15-21, 01:59 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Depends on where your start/finish point is. Up...

Depends on where your start/finish point is. Up northern part Yorba Regional Park. Mid-points there are small lots on the west side of the trail at Lincoln and at the end of the driveway to the...
10-24-21, 05:24 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Geez Louise my legs started hurting just from...

Geez Louise my legs started hurting just from reading that cue sheet!
10-24-21, 02:20 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Friday rode up the SGRT, crossed Arrow Hwy then...

Friday rode up the SGRT, crossed Arrow Hwy then went west to the trail end at the City of Hope. Clicked off the gravel section by connecting to Duarte then west to California St., down to Peck park...
10-12-21, 11:18 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^ Thanks!

^^^^^
Thanks!
10-12-21, 08:26 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

Yep real nice route I've ridden most of those...

Yep real nice route I've ridden most of those roads albeit never in the same ride! If you don't mind my asking how did you get back to your start point?
Wife & I spent last weekend getting blown...
09-30-21, 07:58 AM
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Posted By 2seven0

I've been using Stans NoTubes for @ 1 1/2 years...

I've been using Stans NoTubes for @ 1 1/2 years now. So far I've discovered lodged in my tires- with no noticeable pressure drop- a small 20 ga. brad, a staple (the large industrial type not the...
09-28-21, 01:35 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I remember when I was 53! Those...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I remember when I was 53! Those were the days!!!! :D
West
P.S. It's alot easier to STAY in shape than it is to GET in shape.
09-24-21, 05:04 PM
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Posted By 2seven0

Headed out just before first light out to my...

Headed out just before first light out to my usual SAG at the Jamboree/Santiago Chevron. Then went over to Newport Blvd. down to Cowan Heights Rd. up to Skyline. Wound up then down to Browning then...
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