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11-29-23, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,661
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Posted By SoSmellyAir

First ride post-COVID: 20 miles (cutting 9 miles...

First ride post-COVID: 20 miles (cutting 9 miles off my regular route) and 1 mph slower due to combination of head wind and recovery.
11-23-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By malcala622

Have a safe and belly filling Thanksgiving...

Have a safe and belly filling Thanksgiving everyone.
11-23-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By jonathanf2

I did 2 Rose Bowl laps on Wednesday and 4 last...

I did 2 Rose Bowl laps on Wednesday and 4 last Monday, plus some extra credit climbing in the San Rafael Hills. I used to think the Rose Bowl was boring, but I find if I mash on the pedals on the...
11-22-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,408
Posted By bblair

In retrospect, it was great! Rode a week...

In retrospect, it was great!

Rode a week long tour with friends and relatives. Got a bunch of centuries in too. Pushed myself but also had some easy coffee shop rides. Got some new carbon wheels...
11-22-23, 08:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,408
Posted By BTinNYC

How was your Cycling 2023?

How was your 2023?

My hits:
I finally pulled together a steel bike I really like to ride. Up until now, my steel bike success was judged by "does it work?".

I rode the GFNY fondo with my best...
11-22-23, 04:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,139
Posted By PeteHski

My casual observation is that itís the 60+ crowd...

My casual observation is that itís the 60+ crowd who seem to ride the furthest of any age group! I donít know if itís because they simply have more free time or because they replace speed goals with...
11-14-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By blacknbluebikes

My goto gear when it rains is a sofa.

My goto gear when it rains is a sofa.
11-13-23, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By Eric F

Saturday...The Hot Dog Ride. 6 of us headed up...

Saturday...The Hot Dog Ride. 6 of us headed up Angeles Crest Hwy from La Canada, with the goal being snacking on a tasty hot dog and/or chili from the Cosmic Cafe at the top of Mt. Wilson. The Cafe...
11-11-23, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By 50PlusCycling

I’ve run tubes and tubeless, and find that tubes...

I’ve run tubes and tubeless, and find that tubes are easier for me to manage. I’ve gotten enough practice changing tubes that doing so is quick and painless. When mounting tires I don’t need soapy...
11-10-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By Steve B.

One thing about tubeless ready rims is they have...

One thing about tubeless ready rims is they have an upper ďshelfĒ against the inside of the sidewall that is what holds a tubeless tire tight to the rim. You need to install so the beads are on the...
11-09-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I don't think that data is from identical...

I don't think that data is from identical populations. In the first case, you're getting a histogram of all Garmn bike-ride recorders (and likely mostly watch users). In the second case, you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,584
Posted By Mojo31

Fast shifts, precise shifts, constant micro trim...

Fast shifts, precise shifts, constant micro trim of the FD, ability to assign functions to the buttons, gear info readout on the computer, what's not to like?

You do have to make sure you keep a...
11-07-23, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By gobicycling

84 and onward

I'm sharing that I'm celebrating my 84th birthday today so that others who are younger might know you can still ride a bike at 84. I got a short ride in yesterday, and maybe even one this afternoon....
10-15-23, 10:01 AM
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Views: 309,233
Posted By cweb99

Nice 40 miler Santa Fe Dam to East Fork then down...

Nice 40 miler Santa Fe Dam to East Fork then down to that other little dam in montebello. The eclipse made the canyons cold.
10-11-23, 06:57 PM
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Views: 309,233
Posted By jonathanf2

Today I did 24 miles and 2100 feet of climbing...

Today I did 24 miles and 2100 feet of climbing riding at Brown Mountain trail. I'm in the process of waxing all my chains soon, so I'm looking forward to having a cleaner drivetrain with my bikes!
...
10-07-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 771
Posted By AdventureManCO

Alright, it's Saturday already - where's the...

Alright, it's Saturday already - where's the detailed breakdown!?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-23, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By mstateglfr

The price may be high, and the frame may be...

The price may be high, and the frame may be cracked, but the real reason that bike hasnt sold is because of that tire color. Very rarely does a colored road tire look good.
10-02-23, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By jonathanf2

I was sick all last week. I even tried riding 10...

I was sick all last week. I even tried riding 10 miles on day 2 of being sick, thinking it'd help, but day 3 I was even worst and I couldn't even get off my couch! Anyways, I finally recovered enough...
10-01-23, 03:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By jzr756

Concerned decending Mt Baldy

Went ahead and made the 10 mile climb/descent this morning. What a beautiful morning for a ride! What a blast for a beginner. very few auto's coming up from behind.
09-30-23, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Kai Winters

High intensity training once or twice a week will...

High intensity training once or twice a week will help you achieve your goals
But your lackadaisical approach, unwillingness to commit, etc. likely means your goals are just a dream and won't be...
09-25-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By genejockey

I've found that, for me, I can generally do...

I've found that, for me, I can generally do repeats of OLH at about the same speed/HR, if I give enough time for recovery in between.

Like about a week.
09-22-23, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By mackgoo

Out for my typical spin. ...

Out for my typical spin.

https://www.strava.com/activities/9900436774
09-22-23, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By jsigone

thursday niter group ride, buddy just build the...

thursday niter group ride, buddy just build the new 23' allez sprint. Color way is so nice makes me want one. He said it's stiff and feels all of the bumps. His build w Ultegra Di2 12s, zip 303s,...
09-18-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By Eric F

Saturday - Dirty quickie with myself in the early...

Saturday - Dirty quickie with myself in the early evening after an afternoon plane trip home from helping my kid move into their new apartment in Eugene, OR. Legs felt fresh and body felt ready to...
09-17-23, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By CAT7RDR

Late start this morning thinking the fog and...

Late start this morning thinking the fog and clouds would clear for some afternoon sunshine - never happened.
Dreary is the word. Did seven repeats along Turnbull Canyon Rd. Lower back started...
09-16-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By 10 Wheels

You don't need any gagets to train. Just Pedal...

You don't need any gagets to train.
Just Pedal at a high RPM to Where You cannot Talk.
Then back down a bit to where you can Speak.
Maintain that RPMs for Two weeks and one will become Strong....
09-13-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 965
Posted By Iride01

All this same stuff has been happening on...

All this same stuff has been happening on Craigslist and other places for decades. You people on facebook must lead a sheltered life! <grin>
09-08-23, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,122
Views: 796,252
Posted By Ogsarg

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1880x2000/img_6372_182b2cb7c122be07df3120fbc0fcef490e980aba.jpeg
Mission San Juan Bautista. Movie buffs may know this is where the bell tower...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,387
Posted By genejockey

I ride with a head unit with speed, cadence, HR...

I ride with a head unit with speed, cadence, HR and distance. But I've been doing it for so long that it's just part of the ride, not something that distracts from it. It's like all the gauges in...
09-07-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By jonathanf2

Today I knocked out a quick 23 miles in the...

Today I knocked out a quick 23 miles in the Pasadena hills. I'm getting spoiled by these high income bracket neighborhood roads. They're nicely paved, have little-to-no traffic and I can ride them up...
09-06-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By Eric F

Labor Day Weekend +1... Saturday - 30mi...

Labor Day Weekend +1...

Saturday - 30mi gravel ride from Altadena over Cherry Canyon to the Glendale Sports Complex descent (short). Pavement to La Tuna Canyon, up dirt La Tuna to Verdugo and...
09-02-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,887
Posted By joesch

IMO blue zones are just places with more healthy...

IMO blue zones are just places with more healthy air, so close to the ocean or big body of water, in the trees for good air, etc. They include Loma Linda, CA but that can be very unhealthy area with...
08-29-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,473
Posted By RChung

The rider.

The rider.
08-27-23, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By veganbikes

Dhmntyben Pzoal the famous Belarusian cyclist

Dhmntyben Pzoal the famous Belarusian cyclist
08-19-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Garfield Cat

Try calling Pro Bike Supply in Newport Beach. ...

Try calling Pro Bike Supply in Newport Beach. They don't paint but they seem to have a network of craftsmen. They're near Hoag Hospital.

353 Old Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663
(855)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,727
Posted By genejockey

Because the CF is the old model. The new...

Because the CF is the old model. The new geometry is the CF SLX and the CFR are the new ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,727
Posted By PeteHski

My grey 2022 Endurace has a clear chainstay...

My grey 2022 Endurace has a clear chainstay protector, which now looks dirty and is hard to clean. So maybe black is better in the long term. No big deal as itís something you can easily customise...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,727
Posted By Mojo31

It would seem that the top tube storage would be...

It would seem that the top tube storage would be pretty useless if it is not compartmentalized from the rest of the frame. Things do shift and move, and there is always a limit to how far you can...
08-07-23, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By 2seven0

Wife & I spent a beautiful weekend in the...

Wife & I spent a beautiful weekend in the mountains for the Tour de Big Bear. She rode the 50, I the 70. Perfect weather all 3 days. I didn't set any records going up Onyx summit but the several...
07-27-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,017
Posted By Darth Lefty

I'd wear whatever she wanted if it got my wife to...

I'd wear whatever she wanted if it got my wife to ride with me
07-23-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Maelochs

Before you toss them scan them. I have gotten a...

Before you toss them scan them. I have gotten a lot of good information from old catalogues someone scanned and posted.
07-18-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By Eric F

Sometimes the companionship is more valuable than...

Sometimes the companionship is more valuable than the fitness.
07-07-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By jsigone

Thursday night heater along 56 and Rancho Santa...

Thursday night heater along 56 and Rancho Santa Fe's Stud Loop.

298watts normalized power for 1h43m....OUCHHHHH

https://www.strava.com/activities/9403207757
...
07-07-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,818
Posted By mpetry912

seems to me there are two problems with this...

seems to me there are two problems with this design.

First, four bolts (vice 5) means that the line of chord between two adjacent crank bolts subtends a larger portion of the chainring circle,...
06-27-23, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By diphthong

early 30-miler from mountain center to ca hwy...

early 30-miler from mountain center to ca hwy 74/ca hwy 371 junction and back. decent pavement. prescribed burn being set up and executed at the base of thomas mountain during (pretty cool to see)....
06-21-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 2,059,420
Posted By typ240

Meeko from Rancho Cucamonga and there are three...

Meeko from Rancho Cucamonga and there are three rides I like to do around my neighborhood!

For a short ride, I ride up and down day creek to the Etiwanda preserve trail and baseline. For a...
06-11-23, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By jsigone

Giro San Diego does Palomar Mt and Mesa Grande....

Giro San Diego does Palomar Mt and Mesa Grande. Few of us added extra credit to Observatory to lock in those hundo and almost 11k ft climbing stats. The other half of my group gave me the bird...
06-09-23, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,661
Views: 309,233
Posted By SoSmellyAir

First time back on the bike in two weeks after a...

First time back on the bike in two weeks after a bum left ankle which turned out to be a mild bout of gout (?). Overdid it with 35 miles and 1,427 ft. of climbing. Bonked hard after climbing Shady...
06-05-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 5,718
Posted By smd4

Donít think Iím gonna spend two and a half hours...

Donít think Iím gonna spend two and a half hours watching that anytime soonÖ
06-05-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 5,718
Posted By Koyote

I did not listen to the podcast episode. I...

I did not listen to the podcast episode.

I donít care what Lance has to say about anything.

By the way, I do read pretty good. Better than you can write, apparently.

You donít get to dictate...
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