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Forum: Northern California 09-09-13, 12:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,555
Posted By ahpook
+1 to the old school BF Norcal rides! For...

+1 to the old school BF Norcal rides! For myself, I moved to Portland a year ago... still see a lot of folks on teh twitters though.

A bunch of Norcal forum people got really into racing --...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-19-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By ahpook
Hi Jewel -- I'd suggest a lap around Waterfront...

Hi Jewel -- I'd suggest a lap around Waterfront Park, then go up SE Clay street by OMSI to Clever Cycles at SE 9th and Hawthorne for your pannier shopping, and maybe Lucky Lab (across the street) or...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-16-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 410
Posted By ahpook
Portland bike suitcase rent/borrow?

I'm headed to SF from PDX for 10 days next week and would love to take a bike with me, but am wary of plonking down hundreds of dollars for a bike travel suitcase. Anyone have a line on a rent/borrow...
Forum: Northern California 08-08-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By ahpook
hey curtis -- i see you were in my new 'hood in...

hey curtis -- i see you were in my new 'hood in Portland. stopped back by the norcal forum on a whim and your thread title caught my eye :)

shout out to the old school :)
Forum: Northern California 03-17-11, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By ahpook
Talk to Jim Kish -- http://kishbike.com/ . He's...

Talk to Jim Kish -- http://kishbike.com/ . He's in quasi-Norcal (San Luis Obispo) but he's a fantastic Ti builder. In fact he teaches welding at UBI and often does the rear triangle (the hard part)...
Forum: Northern California 03-17-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,748
Posted By ahpook
Gotta say jason your new AV kit looks quite...

Gotta say jason your new AV kit looks quite dashing. I'm considering switching over from SJBC purely based on the color coordination :)
Forum: Northern California 03-17-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,748
Posted By ahpook
hi michelle -- did you see this series of...

hi michelle -- did you see this series of articles on pez? it talks about steven cozza (the 'Stache!) coming back from head trauma but has some good tips for the non-pro riders among us too.

Part...
Forum: Northern California 03-13-11, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By ahpook
the unpaved stretch of alpine is east of 35, it...

the unpaved stretch of alpine is east of 35, it connects from the top of page mill down to juaquin / los trancos.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 03-13-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12,012
Views: 592,133
Posted By ahpook
cccx 5s i was the first guy down. you're...

cccx 5s

i was the first guy down. you're right save10 it was an absolute nightmare. heres my full writeup fwiw - http://tumblr.com/xhm1r9rmi4
Forum: Northern California 02-07-11, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By ahpook
Ended up with a great and new-to-me loop to...

Ended up with a great and new-to-me loop to Boulder Creek and back with my neighbor: http://app.strava.com/rides/292091

Descent down the back side of Hwy 9 was fantastic and the climb back up...
Forum: Northern California 02-06-11, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By ahpook
I intended to headed south instead but if I can't...

I intended to headed south instead but if I can't find a ride buddy I may be joining you

http://bikeroutetoaster.com/Course.aspx?course=204570
Forum: Northern California 01-25-11, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,748
Posted By ahpook
Up and over montebello -- dirt to page mill and...

Up and over montebello -- dirt to page mill and back down moody - foothill - home. Good company (me on right, my brother in the middle, and mad Tri hombre Glenn on the left), gorgeous weather, and...
Forum: Northern California 12-30-10, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,748
Posted By ahpook
Nice to meet & ride with you milliron. Here's my...

Nice to meet & ride with you milliron. Here's my upload from the ride -- http://app.strava.com/rides/249683

Haven't been on BF in ages.
Forum: Northern California 07-04-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 921
Posted By ahpook
This looks like it'll be too much for our tandem...

This looks like it'll be too much for our tandem team w/our current state of climbing skillz.
Forum: Northern California 04-25-10, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By ahpook
I have not ridden over 152 personally, but I have...

I have not ridden over 152 personally, but I have driven it with a cyclists eye - the bad part to me seemed to be the descent down the coastal side rather than the climb. The road is narrower and...
Forum: Northern California 04-25-10, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By ahpook
never having ridden Marin personally i picked...

never having ridden Marin personally i picked b-on-b. i like the other direction (montevina - dirt - descend bohlman) so much better, for me going up the bohlman side really is just stupid.
Forum: Northern California 04-25-10, 11:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,576
Posted By ahpook
congrats, you guys are crazy, but...

congrats, you guys are crazy, but congratulations.

beaker i made exactly the same comment on chris' strava page.
Forum: Northern California 03-30-10, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By ahpook
I'm there dude. 2011. Gotta re-rig the della...

I'm there dude. 2011. Gotta re-rig the della santa for downtube shifters.
Forum: Northern California 03-30-10, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By ahpook
I used to do this commute a lot because I live in...

I used to do this commute a lot because I live in Campbell and worked in Palo Alto for a couple of years, so I'd take the train on the days I didn't ride all the way.

The best way I found was to...
Forum: Northern California 01-03-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 69,769
Posted By ahpook
You mean differences between the 705 and 500?...

You mean differences between the 705 and 500? (305 doesn't have maps)

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/compare.do?cID=141&compareProduct=36728&compareProduct=10885

I actually use the maps quite a...
Forum: Northern California 01-03-10, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 217,748
Posted By ahpook
http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs169...

http://photos-a.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs169.snc3/19677_1349824025277_1221656296_31079640_7257890_n.jpg

Took a turn on my kid's new bike :)
Forum: Northern California 11-27-09, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ahpook
The thing I remember the most was that your thigh...

The thing I remember the most was that your thigh cramped up at one point and you cursed Gatorade and just punched your own leg a few times to work out the cramp, without stopping! I thought "D@mn...
Forum: Northern California 11-26-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By ahpook
Except for stretches where it's unavoidable (RWC...

Except for stretches where it's unavoidable (RWC mainly) the ride on el camino is way crappier than it needs to be. Constant traffic and way , way, way too many stop lights for decent riding.
...
Forum: Northern California 11-26-09, 06:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,184
Posted By ahpook
Good seeing all the folks at LKHC today. I had a...

Good seeing all the folks at LKHC today. I had a suffer-fest brought on by crappy eating the past few days.

Still there's no way I'd rather have spent turkey day.
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 11-22-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By ahpook
One other glitch here: clicking 'last' in thread...

One other glitch here: clicking 'last' in thread navigation when you're already on the last page takes you to the top level of http://bikeforums.net
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