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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-03-16, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By johntrev
I typically ride on the roads; on trails I ride...

I typically ride on the roads; on trails I ride my rigid fork hard-tail 1988 Stumpjumper Comp I've had since new. I too am tempted to upgrade, but only ride on trails a few times a year, so stick...
Forum: Northern California 06-13-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By johntrev
Of course you could also take BART into San...

Of course you could also take BART into San Francisco and ride from there. Your question made me wonder though about the proposed plan to add a bike lane to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. It is...
Forum: Northern California 06-09-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By johntrev
I regularly ride over the GG Bridge, and used to...

I regularly ride over the GG Bridge, and used to ride with my kids over the bridge, by tandem bike, when they were about your son's age. I see kids from time to time on the bridge, but given the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-18-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,725
Posted By johntrev
AtomicZombie - Downloadable plans for DIY...

AtomicZombie - Downloadable plans for DIY Recumbent Bike, Trike, and Choppers (http://www.atomiczombie.com/DIY%20Plans.aspx)
Forum: Commuting 02-11-16, 12:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,112
Posted By johntrev
In San Francisco, cyclists on the Mosquito...

In San Francisco, cyclists on the Mosquito Abatement team ride bikes from storm drain to storm drain around town, guarding against West Nile virus. Once a month, every strong drain in the city gets...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-16, 12:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,282
Posted By johntrev
Sierra Trading Post has a number of options under...

Sierra Trading Post has a number of options under $30. I just bought a pair of the Louis Garneau Request MS shorts for $25, but they haven't arrived yet. Men's Cycling Shorts & Bibs: Average...
Forum: Northern California 02-01-16, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By johntrev
2016 Wine Country Century

Just a heads up that registration for the May 7, 2016 Wine Country Century is now open. More than 60% of the 2500 spots have been claimed in the 12 hours reg. has been open. Better act soon if you...
Forum: Northern California 10-25-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By johntrev
If your current rides are around 35 miles, you...

If your current rides are around 35 miles, you may want to ramp up to 100, particularly if the longer ride covers a lot more elevation. A favorite ride of mine is the Alpine Dam loop, about 60 miles...
Forum: Northern California 04-15-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By johntrev
If you are staying near Union Square, likely you...

If you are staying near Union Square, likely you are without rental car - smart to avoid the hassle and expense when BART is easy from either Oakland or SFO and parking might cost you $50/day. ...
Forum: Northern California 03-15-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By johntrev
2) "Standard Loop" - Oakland, CA Standard Plus...

2) "Standard Loop" - Oakland, CA
Standard Plus Grizzly Peak in Oakland, CA, United States | MapMyRide (http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/85970979)

Not really an epic, but my current...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-02-15, 04:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,747
Posted By johntrev
The reader comments in support of the motorist...

The reader comments in support of the motorist are almost as disturbing as the video itself.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-13-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By johntrev
I've ridden over 25 years without ever having a...

I've ridden over 25 years without ever having a proper road bike. I've been riding a late 80's mountain bike with slicks and a folding Bike Friday (both around town and when traveling). With the...
Forum: Northern California 12-22-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By johntrev
I've seen that video a few times now, cringing...

I've seen that video a few times now, cringing each time I see it. That wounded sounding moan at the end - is that the cyclist or the deer?!?
Forum: Folding Bikes 10-15-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 791
Posted By johntrev
I recently replaced the tires on my Bike Friday. ...

I recently replaced the tires on my Bike Friday. I started with the Primo V Monster, which I ended up not liking; too much tread gave off an audible hum going down the road. After a few hundred...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,879
Posted By johntrev
dddd, What are the hooks that hang off the...

dddd,

What are the hooks that hang off the pipe (from which you suspend the bikes)? Did you buy those, or make them yourself? The hooks from which the wheels hang look different from the bike...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 10-01-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By johntrev
Nashbar slicks on sale for $12 right now. ...

Nashbar slicks on sale for $12 right now. Nashbar Slick City Tire (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_175439_-1)
Forum: Tandem Cycling 09-07-14, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By johntrev
I second Zonatandem's recommendation for the Bike...

I second Zonatandem's recommendation for the Bike Friday tandem. I first bought mine to ride with my son when he was six, and now ride with his younger sister, now 9. The low step over height and...
Forum: Touring 08-08-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,497
Posted By johntrev
On challenging days of my cross country ride, I...

On challenging days of my cross country ride, I would tell myself to just get on my bike and sit there - it didn't matter how fast I went or how hard I pushed. After an hour I'd find myself 10 or 12...
Forum: Commuting 05-17-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,274
Posted By johntrev
Nashbar flat bar road bike at $250, 50% off right...

Nashbar flat bar road bike at $250, 50% off right now. If you're not up for trying to find a used bike on Craigslist, this bike is a great option. It's considerably better than any X-Mart bike at...
Forum: Folding Bikes 04-05-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,215
Posted By johntrev
Particularly if you are in San Francisco itself,...

Particularly if you are in San Francisco itself, head to WARM PLANET BIKES is Here! | Warm Planet Bikes (http://www.warmplanetbikes.com/). All kinds of folding bikes in stock.
Forum: Northern California 02-07-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By johntrev
BIKE PARTY! I just went to my first SF Bike...

BIKE PARTY! I just went to my first SF Bike Party last month and had a great time. Aptly enough here in the city, the crowd had an urban biker feel to it- not a lot of fitness riders on pricey...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-02-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,034
Posted By johntrev
Some day I'd like to circle around the Big...

Some day I'd like to circle around the Big Island. I've ridden a fair bit there, but not on the eastern or southern sides. Kauai is lovely (I've done most of my riding there around Poipu), but...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-28-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By johntrev
I also might be headed to France this summer with...

I also might be headed to France this summer with my family; unfortunately I am the only one interested in cycling.

"Eurocamps", with locations all over Europe, are popular places for European...
Forum: Northern California 01-10-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,363
Posted By johntrev
Cheers, BigBen. I love that there are always new...

Cheers, BigBen. I love that there are always new rides and places to explore around here. Even old favorites for me, like crossing SF through the Presidio and crossing the Golden Gate Bridge, still...
Forum: Northern California 01-10-14, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,363
Posted By johntrev
I was looking for a ride a little south of Half...

I was looking for a ride a little south of Half Moon Bay when I stumbled upon this thread. Believe it or not, a year and a half after the last post, it was through this thread that I learned of the...
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