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Old 08-13-07, 10:07 AM   #1
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any 'real' norcal people cruising here? tandems?

anyone here from nor-cal? i mean the real norcal-not teh bay area. chico, redding, and points nearby? especially tandem riders.
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Old 08-13-07, 10:42 AM   #2
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anyone here from nor-cal? i mean the real norcal-not teh bay area. chico, redding, and points nearby? especially tandem riders.
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Nope, I'm a "fake" NorCal person.
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Old 08-13-07, 10:03 PM   #3
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Maybe his "real" meant "way" NorCal.

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Old 08-13-07, 10:06 PM   #4
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Where does Vacaville stand? Real NorCal? Or faux Norcal?

We're sure not Bay Area. We use that as a reference point for out-of-the-area folks.
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Old 08-20-07, 03:11 AM   #5
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real nor-cal

HA! LOL
you all know im halfway serious....
but seriously... if i have to drive 2-3 hrs south to get to teh bay area-im in nor-cal...
and anything south of the grapevine is LA... =)
in my redneck backwoods mind anything north of sac is nor-cal... where there is space between towns, people dont look at you funny if your 4wd has mud on it, your M/S tires actually SEE mud and snow.. =) where its all about growing food and not about growing subdivisions... =)

course you all know CA is better than all those eastern states... i have a friend who moved east for work and teasingly wrote me about eh massive strenuous and intense climbs to the top of mountains out there.. at 2500' + jokingly of course...
especially since he knows i reg ride that high on a bike or drive that high for work... =)
mark. not startin a flame war-just making a funny observation.
and BTW-i love nor-cal, its the suits in sac i hate...
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Awww crap. You mean all this time I've been in MidCal?? I feel tricked.

We need a MidCal forum.


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Nope, from South Bay ... like San Jose, Santa Clara.

BTW, what defines NorCal? I guess we've been posting in the wrong forum. There is no Silicon Valley, or Peninsula regional forum.
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Nope, from South Bay ... like San Jose, Santa Clara.

BTW, what defines NorCal? I guess we've been posting in the wrong forum. There is no Silicon Valley, or Peninsula regional forum.

I think the commonly accepted line is SLO, but if you acutally divide the state in half its somewhere around Salinas. If you divide the state into thirds, real Nor-Cal starts above Sacramento, then there is Central California until a point just north of SLO/Bakersfield and then finaly So-Cal. (I drew a line from the NW corner of CA down to San Diego on Google Earth)

I can't remember where the line is drawn if you split the population in half, my guess is probably near SLO somewhere.

I live in SJC, but I used to live in Chico, does that count?
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Here's how I see it ...

LA County down to the Mexican border is SoCal

From Ventura to Monterey is Central Coast

North of Monterey is NorCal.
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YAY!! So I am in NorCal!! Right??

I really don't wanna be wearing the wrong jersey, ya know...
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Old 08-21-07, 02:49 AM   #11
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sooo fun-knee.... ROFLOL!
i think the 3 way split that 'starvingdavid' stated is what im talking about... =)
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