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Forum: Southern California 04-24-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,594
Posted By cdp8
Wow, that is awful, Pam. I'm so sorry to hear...

Wow, that is awful, Pam. I'm so sorry to hear about this. I rode Raptor/Faultline to Upper Aliso on Saturday and thought about taking Sidewinder to Bane but passed because I was so gassed from...
Forum: Southern California 08-22-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By cdp8
Cruiserhead, that really sucks. That is a very...

Cruiserhead, that really sucks. That is a very detailed description, but do you have any pictures of your neighbor's bike? What is the frame material? Steel? Aluminum? What year? Specialized has been...
Forum: Southern California 08-22-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By cdp8
As posted earlier in the thread, 21202 states...

As posted earlier in the thread, 21202 states that FRAP does not apply when there is a substandard lane width, and 21656 states that when a slow vehicle is holding up 5 or more vehicles on a 2...
Forum: Southern California 08-22-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By cdp8
Read my replies carefully, I never called you a...

Read my replies carefully, I never called you a name. I said you behaved like a jerk, acted like a jerk and I compared you to another jerk who rolled coal. I didn't say you were a jerk.

I'll...
Forum: Southern California 08-22-14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By cdp8
Reasonable minds can differ about what the best...

Reasonable minds can differ about what the best practices are for safe cycling. You still acted like a jerk and continue to do so. Enjoy being that guy!
Forum: Southern California 08-22-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,487
Posted By cdp8
So you intentionally polluted the environment and...

So you intentionally polluted the environment and belched carcinogenic exhaust into a group of cyclists because they held you up for a little while? Shame on you, Chris. That's the behavior of a...
Forum: Southern California 08-07-14, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By cdp8
Leo, Calfee has a dealer program for their repair...

Leo, Calfee has a dealer program for their repair services and Two Wheeler Dealer at Imperial and Randolph across from Brea Mall is in the progam. TWD is also a great shop and a C-dale dealer. I have...
Forum: Southern California 08-07-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By cdp8
Pam wrote about The Cyclery at the corner of La...

Pam wrote about The Cyclery at the corner of La Mirada and Imperial in the Home Depot center in La Mirada. They are a great Shop. They changed the fluid and bled the brakes on my mtb recently and...
Forum: Southern California 07-29-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By cdp8
This thread is not about what I thought it was...

This thread is not about what I thought it was going to be about.

The Jerk (5/10) Movie CLIP - Navin's in Print! (1979) HD - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahuPW6_t-z0)

;)
Forum: Southern California 06-02-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,262
Posted By cdp8
Sadly, no, it's not unbelievable. It's all too...

Sadly, no, it's not unbelievable. It's all too common. With more cyclists wearing go pros, we are just starting to see how common it is.
Forum: Southern California 05-23-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By cdp8
I must disagree with Marquhar. How could anyone...

I must disagree with Marquhar. How could anyone miss that bridge in broad daylight? By not looking where they are going, that's how. Was he chatting with his buddies, grinding with his head down or...
Forum: Southern California 04-29-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By cdp8
Does the husband drive an Escalade? Or is there...

Does the husband drive an Escalade? Or is there more than one family of bike hating cagers in that area?

http://www.bikeforums.net/southern-california/869099-cyclist-whittier-la-habra-beware.html
Forum: Southern California 04-02-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,762
Posted By cdp8
Sounds like what she deserves. However,...

Sounds like what she deserves.

However, experience, hindsight and cynicism suggest, no, demand, that we prepare ourselves for what her actual sentence will be...6 months suspended sentence and 5...
Forum: Southern California 03-26-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By cdp8
OCTA's website shows that as a public bike path...

OCTA's website shows that as a public bike path all the way through. If an adjacent landowner is preventing access, then it should be reported to the appropriate authority. Who is that? I haven't a...
Forum: Southern California 03-06-14, 07:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
I guess our big-city SAR aren't as tough as you...

I guess our big-city SAR aren't as tough as you boys from the NW. I would love to know how you quantify and mitigate mudslides and rock falls. Is there an excel function for that? I agree with your...
Forum: Southern California 03-06-14, 04:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
Taco, our local mountains do not receive...

Taco, our local mountains do not receive regular/constant rain like the mountains in NW. It's been over 2 years since SoCal has had a storm system like that move through. Our local mountains don't...
Forum: Southern California 03-06-14, 03:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
An autopsy was performed, so more will be known...

An autopsy was performed, so more will be known when it is finished. Reports from when Mr. Marin was found indicate some scratches. There was no report of a damaged helmet. If there was helmet...
Forum: Southern California 03-06-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
Every single person on here and STR that...

Every single person on here and STR that questioned the Sheriff's decision launch a night search has failed to address a significant issue: Assuming SAR could have found Mr. Marin alive, in the...
Forum: Southern California 03-05-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
Here is a different article from the register: ...

Here is a different article from the register:

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/marin-604037-sheriff-wrote.html

Mrs. Marin and her friends did not go out through the night. They waited until...
Forum: Southern California 03-05-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
He was trying to squeeze the ride in between two...

He was trying to squeeze the ride in between two storm fronts. When starting a long hard climb in those conditions, I wouldn't be wearing anymore than he was, but I'd sure have something warm and...
Forum: Southern California 03-05-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
I do not see a jacket. Most mtbers, myself...

I do not see a jacket. Most mtbers, myself included wear long baggy shorts and long sleeve shirts. They offer scratch protection but little else. That is hardly gear for cold wet weather.

"Arista...
Forum: Southern California 03-05-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
Skyline Drive (turns into Blackstar Canyon Rd....

Skyline Drive (turns into Blackstar Canyon Rd. then into Main Divide Truck trail) climbs from Corona to Santiago Peak. It is anything but fairly flat. There are stretches that exceed 20%.
Forum: Southern California 03-05-14, 02:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,021
Posted By cdp8
I don't think he could have been saved. There was...

I don't think he could have been saved. There was a discrepancy about the distance of his ride, 18 v. 88 miles. It turns out to be much closer to the latter; based on his wife's description of the...
Forum: Southern California 03-03-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By cdp8
Don't mess with cold, wet weather unless you are...

Don't mess with cold, wet weather unless you are prepared and know what you're doing. A 34 year old mtb'er and father of four died in the Cleveland National Forest over the weekend.
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Forum: Southern California 02-20-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By cdp8
Greg, my condolences to you and your family. ...

Greg, my condolences to you and your family.

TrojanHorse, I felt somewhat safe on Colima because there is a buffer between the bike lane and traffic lanes that contains a rumble strip. The rumble...
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