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Forum: Southern California 07-25-16, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By ooga-booga
^exactly. i was in (northern) manhattan beach...

^exactly. i was in (northern) manhattan beach walking along the ped path parallel to the bike path. your pic
looks like it coulda been taken from there.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-25-16, 12:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
thanks for playing everyone! next up is the...

thanks for playing everyone! next up is the vuelta. i know it doesn't move the needle like the tour does and it isn't the first gt like the giro
but it's the last gt of the year. dudes be riding for...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-24-16, 07:17 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,679
Posted By ooga-booga
sagan is this generation's sean kelly. enjoy...

sagan is this generation's sean kelly.
enjoy him while you can.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-24-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
congrats to dstrong and team nada chance!...

congrats to dstrong and team nada chance! selecting 3 of the top 4 point-scoring riders definitely didn't hurt. the one tour i don't pick majka...figures.
Forum: Southern California 07-24-16, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By ooga-booga
was in the santa monica mtns and along the coast...

was in the santa monica mtns and along the coast in the south bay
under "the fallout cloud" most of the day but didn't smell it or have
any embers falling from the sky. seems i was too close with...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-19-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,042
Posted By ooga-booga
there is a lifetime's worth of climbing nw/n/ne...

there is a lifetime's worth of climbing nw/n/ne of dtown la within a reasonable cycling distance. the greater majority
of the la area is a flattish basin so depending on exactly where you settle, it...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-19-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
can movistar and quintana make a serious move...

can movistar and quintana make a serious move here and at least win a stage? not expecting him/them to put any serious time into froome (too late again) but i could use the points.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-18-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,679
Posted By ooga-booga
before the tour started, i thought he had a good...

before the tour started, i thought he had a good shot to finish in the 3-7 gc range since he is a solid (and unspectacular) rider and didn't seem to have much pressure on him from the usual fan/media...
Forum: Southern California 07-17-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By ooga-booga
sounds cool. gotta work, otherwise, i woulda...

sounds cool. gotta work, otherwise, i woulda liked to have ridden my '86 masi 3volumetrica to the proceedings. looking forward to pics.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-16, 03:24 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,679
Posted By ooga-booga
having watched significant parts (or more) of the...

having watched significant parts (or more) of the tdf since 1997, this is a strange one. no abandons the first week. collapsing flamme rouge
marker, stage truncation and froome's triathlon effort...
Forum: Southern California 07-15-16, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By ooga-booga
starting before 9:00am, you will be fine. team...

starting before 9:00am, you will be fine. team ninja and the asst weekend warriors show up after 11am.

after 9:00am this time of year, it can get hot.

there is no "refueling stop" in the mtns...
Forum: Southern California 07-14-16, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By ooga-booga
if you want a longer/more elevation gained climb,...

if you want a longer/more elevation gained climb, i recommend:

https://www.strava.com/segments/1638547

but that is likely a different trip.
Forum: Southern California 07-14-16, 01:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By ooga-booga
this is semi-close: ...

this is semi-close:

https://www.strava.com/segments/1243478

closest:

https://www.strava.com/segments/641588

extra-credit:
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 07-12-16, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 114,767
Posted By ooga-booga
the big short-an 8.75/ 9.

the big short-an 8.75/ 9.
Forum: Southern California 07-11-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By ooga-booga
a third "yea" for the ojai bike path running...

a third "yea" for the ojai bike path running between ojai & ventura. as mentioned, about 9 flattish miles one way. ventura pier area or dtown ventura are both near the trail terminus/start.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By ooga-booga
they seem to be included about twice a decade or...

they seem to be included about twice a decade or so. definitely not an every year/every other year happening.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-07-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,679
Posted By ooga-booga
gva is more of a classics specialists so once we...

gva is more of a classics specialists so once we start seeing these 10+ km ascents in the pyrenees/alps,
he'll be more of a domestique for porte/tvg. helluva rider tho. those medium mountain stages...
Forum: Southern California 07-06-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By ooga-booga
why just this week godzilla stomped my car into...

why just this week godzilla stomped my car into oblivion and a lone coyote pursued, subdued and ate my doberman in the middle of the local junior high school field during 3rd period p.e.
avoid san...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
for those of you that simply can't get enuff...

for those of you that simply can't get enuff action...

Velogames Fantasy Cycling 2016 | King of the Mountains Tour de France 2016 (http://www.velogames.com/king-of-mountains-tdf/2016/)

league...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-04-16, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
counting on greipel to win a stage or two and...

counting on greipel to win a stage or two and maybe finish 2nd in the green jersey compitition
(and be in the top 4 in all the sprint finishes throughout the entire tour) after a few sprinters ...
Forum: Southern California 07-04-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,456
Posted By ooga-booga
road was not closed today (:0 ) but there were...

road was not closed today (:0 ) but there were still hundreds of cyclists staging from pioneer park, the base of gmr,
coming straight up baldy way from claremont/upland, coursing along...
Forum: Southern California 07-03-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,456
Posted By ooga-booga
from the pics i've seen, your masi is pretty...

from the pics i've seen, your masi is pretty distinctive so it'll be easy to pick out. i'll be grinding on my '03 pearl white coppi.
plan on leaving san diego around 3:45am and starting from pioneer...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-01-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
it took me 132 credits. the crazy first...

it took me 132 credits.

the crazy first week is all about praying that your (especially big point) guys make it through
the daily crashfests relatively unscathed. any points you get are almost...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-30-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
up to 16 teams. my ridiculously circuitous master...

up to 16 teams. my ridiculously circuitous master plan to rule the world is working. working!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 06-29-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,742
Posted By ooga-booga
woo hoo! we're up to 8 teams. was hoping for at...

woo hoo! we're up to 8 teams. was hoping for at least 20 by the deadline so fingers are crossed.

in a related note, a little miffy that so many great riders are shoehorned into the sprinter...
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