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Forum: Road Cycling 07-14-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By marquhar
I do the rear freewheel about once a year. ...

I do the rear freewheel about once a year.

You only mention bearings, but cleaning the inner rubber seal, the plastic bushing, the 2 ratcheting pawls (yeah, only 2), then relubing with a light...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-12-16, 11:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,055
Posted By marquhar
ORIF - open reduction with internal fixation it...

ORIF - open reduction with internal fixation
it means the fractures were pretty serious and they couldn't reduce the gap to less than 2mm without opening the wound.

CRIF - is when the reduction...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-20-16, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By marquhar
StanS Good idea but I caution others that try...

StanS Good idea but I caution others that try this..

I knew I should quote the exact heights.
When both wheels are grounded, the saddle height (SH) is 41-5/8 in.
When the front axle is raised...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-18-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By marquhar
Isn't the difference that now there are 4 of you...

Isn't the difference that now there are 4 of you riding? That is you and your 3 titanium friends.

When I broke my hip and gained the cannulated screws supporting my left NoF, it took a while find...
Forum: Southern California 06-16-16, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By marquhar
I know nothing at all about Hicks. It looks like...

I know nothing at all about Hicks. It looks like East/West, but when I'm in that area I strictly want a N/S trail like Peters Canyon.
By N/S I mean it parallels Jamboree. Jamboree is a super highway...
Forum: Southern California 05-28-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By marquhar
524063 524055 Rode this today on the way to...

524063 524055

Rode this today on the way to Whittier Hills. Its not worth it. Still better to enter & exit at Foster Road CCRT (2nd image).

They split the bridge in two, using 4 lanes on the...
Forum: Southern California 05-21-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By marquhar
522799 this image is from La Habra Heights,...

522799

this image is from La Habra Heights, not Turnbull, but its similar terrain.
Forum: Southern California 05-19-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By marquhar
you see all the thorny cactus behind your bike?...

you see all the thorny cactus behind your bike? Lucky for you, they are planted on the down-slope,
away from the road.

In the hillsides above and between hacienda & east, you will see the...
Forum: Southern California 05-07-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By marquhar
The connection to SoCal cycling and Sunset Beach...

The connection to SoCal cycling and Sunset Beach is via the owner of Nyquist, Mr Reddam. He made a 2nd fortune running CashCall, a Consumer loan originator.

Only today did his Jockey, Mario G.,...
Forum: Southern California 05-07-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 733
Posted By marquhar
Cheers for the adventurous spirit in seeking new...

Cheers for the adventurous spirit in seeking new roads. Somewhere under the Firestone Rail Bridge I lost a piece of my left femur 3 years ago when Caltrans broke State Law and `closed a non-motorized...
Forum: Southern California 05-07-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By marquhar
The race goes off around 4 PM today. Here is my...

The race goes off around 4 PM today. Here is my tri wheel:
520275

if I mention a wheel, does it count as cycling content? After the race I reveal the derby trivia in the subject.
Forum: Southern California 05-07-16, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By marquhar
yes I saw it. Never did they use the term `free...

yes I saw it. Never did they use the term `free right turn`, which is why 2 cyclists were killed approaching the Newport Coast intersection.

How can Caltrans expect cyclists to safely cross...
Forum: Southern California 05-05-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By marquhar
@rm thanks for the cool buttons showing the...

@rm
thanks for the cool buttons showing the silks.

Mohaymen is not the one. He is an east coast horse. The owner has to connect to cycling somehow.
Forum: Southern California 05-05-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By marquhar
@TH - fascinating, unexpected answer that I...

@TH - fascinating, unexpected answer that I hadn't heard of. Thanks for the link.

There are 2 ways to approach my trivia question.
1) look at all 22 riders in the Kentucky Derby, their owners,...
Forum: Southern California 05-05-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By marquhar
trivia: anyone know the socal cycling connection to Ky Derby?

Trivia Question:

if you've ridden PCH through HB & Sunset Beach, you may know the answer.

There is at least one connection between local cycling & the Ky Derby (big horse race on May 7).
...
Forum: Southern California 04-24-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By marquhar
any ride reports for transiting the I-5@Carmenita?

In summer of 2015, Caltrans opened 4 out of 6 lanes on the new Carmenita Bridge.

At this time, unless anyone can report otherwise, I avoid this bridge and use the CCRT to Foster and merge onto...
Forum: Southern California 03-25-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,858
Posted By marquhar
@BG-05 "It's a MUP nuff said" you want to...

@BG-05
"It's a MUP nuff said"

you want to dismiss & minimize my post/reply, but you re-quoted it?
Our friends Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo thank you for the effort to get the...
Forum: Southern California 03-24-16, 07:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,858
Posted By marquhar
@TA - Why are there walkers and runners on this...

@TA - Why are there walkers and runners on this path?

Glad you asked this question. Each have different reasons and will be more active at different times of the year.

Walkers: its now widely...
Forum: Southern California 03-18-16, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,858
Posted By marquhar
When paramedics/EMT have to access the SGRT: ...

When paramedics/EMT have to access the SGRT:

4 years ago, about 200 yards south of the spot of your incident, there was an injury crash that required MedEvac. I was coming up from College Park Dr....
Forum: Road Cycling 03-15-16, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By marquhar
Perhaps you are looking for bib-knickers, which...

Perhaps you are looking for bib-knickers, which is more of a cool springtime outfit.
Forum: Southern California 03-15-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,858
Posted By marquhar
quote:I've attached a RideWithGPS.com screen...

quote:I've attached a RideWithGPS.com screen print with most of my route.

Nice route. You made the left turn into North Gate off SB Blvd. Its pretty easy to do?

Do you ever notice aggressive...
Forum: Southern California 03-07-16, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By marquhar
They went 25 miles (or so) up the trail? There...

They went 25 miles (or so) up the trail? There were no volunteers with radios, coordinating the traffic?
Riders don't draft in this sport, so you wouldn't expect tight packs. This makes it easier to...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-29-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By marquhar
as anotherbrian says, 2.54 *3./8. 0.9525 >>...

as anotherbrian says,
2.54 *3./8.
0.9525
>> .9525 / 4.
0.238125 cm for 4 teeth -> 2 mm/tooth
Forum: Southern California 02-18-16, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By marquhar
From the PoV of a Roadie, there are other long...

From the PoV of a Roadie, there are other long standing problems in this area that could use funding.

First on my list is the condition of the section of Colima that descends into Whittier. Since...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-30-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By marquhar
At 9 weeks, he will look for a callous around the...

At 9 weeks, he will look for a callous around the fracture. The callous will grow and subside after healing. At this point it should start to go away.

Some patients never get a proper union of the...
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