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Forum: Southern California 05-18-16, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Google Maps/Earth shows its a bunch of random...

Google Maps/Earth shows its a bunch of random roads. Is there a specific trail to take or is it more of just an "open world", ride wherever you feel kind of thing?
Forum: Southern California 05-18-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
I've hiked Claremont Wilderness loop, and I...

I've hiked Claremont Wilderness loop, and I wanted to start out on something flatter. The fire roads, I think I know, since I climb Donkey Road>Lytle Creek on my road bike on the regular. The fire...
Forum: Southern California 05-18-16, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
That looks like a ton of fun!!! I think I'll hit...

That looks like a ton of fun!!! I think I'll hit that one later on in the day. Good lookin' out! Hopefully photos to come.

Any more would be appreciated!
Forum: Southern California 05-17-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Inland Empire Off-Road

So, I'm over in Fontana and am looking for a cool, easy, trail ride to take that's not too far from me. I don't want to get all bust a move MTB jumping off of stuff downhill at 70mph woah like...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,386
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
I want to hug my Fiat brethren in this thread. ...

I want to hug my Fiat brethren in this thread.

Mine is a 2012 Fiat 500 Pop, which not surprisingly works VERY well for cycling needs. I have a Thule rack that straps onto the hatchback, and...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-16, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Go with the flow. Get a really killer lower back...

Go with the flow. Get a really killer lower back tattoo and let the rest of the pack be jealous when your jersey creeps up.

Points for tribal butterflies
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-11-16, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
The tire thing makes sense. I've been on my...

The tire thing makes sense. I've been on my 4000's and going over to Thickslicks... that theory holds water. The wheels didn't seem heavier but I checked specs and they actually are.

That being...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-10-16, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Since I'm riding it just around town, errands and...

Since I'm riding it just around town, errands and what not, I'm wearing plain running sneakers
Forum: Commuting 05-10-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,613
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
I think honestly, it depends on how you're going...

I think honestly, it depends on how you're going to commute and what the road situation is like. For a 5 mi commute from the train station to the office, I was on my road bike and wore my clipless....
Forum: Southern California 05-10-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Depending on the day you're going, Newport can be...

Depending on the day you're going, Newport can be a little touch and go. I know when I've ridden on the weekends, every few blocks you get some fancy pants in her G Wagon not paying attention to the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-10-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Running a 44/16 gear ratio Yes, I felt like...

Running a 44/16 gear ratio

Yes, I felt like pedal straps were a good choice, since I have spent so much time clipped into my road pedals. It feels to me like I'm not getting anything out of my...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-16, 06:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,141
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Killin' me

Killin' me
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,141
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
1. Are those yours that you own? 2. Name your...

1. Are those yours that you own?
2. Name your price.
3. Seriously, shut up and take my money...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,141
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Kinda worried that I'm the only one here that...

Kinda worried that I'm the only one here that calls it a casquette. There's gotta be at least one other purist out there.

I always wear one when I ride and I have a couple different ones for...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-10-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,604
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Honestly, I like when other riders wear earbuds. ...

Honestly, I like when other riders wear earbuds. It lets me know pretty clearly "If you draft off of this guy, you will likely go home with his spokes jammed through your nuts." I think of it as...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-10-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Where is my power going?

(Disclaimer, I have not posted on these forums in entirely too long. Sorry, folks)

I've been primarily a road cyclist for a long time now, and recently picked up a Pure Fix India as my "around...
Forum: Southern California 08-09-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
That route looks amazing. And that so much of it...

That route looks amazing. And that so much of it is on a trail??? I love it.

I'll be on the trains that get in at 8am and leaves at 5:30. Not sure if that puts me at the cool kid's table or...
Forum: Southern California 08-09-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
You're all so awesome. I'm excited about this...

You're all so awesome. I'm excited about this commute now.

Where do a lot of you commute in from? I'm all set on the IE-OC Metrolink line, but there's been an issue with catching the train at...
Forum: Southern California 08-06-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
I will be right off of the intersection of...

I will be right off of the intersection of Jamboree and Main. I looked on Google Maps and it seemed the Irvine stop was the best bet. I saw it was about 7mi from the station, and I believe there...
Forum: Southern California 08-05-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Sorry, I forgot that part. I'd be picking up the...

Sorry, I forgot that part. I'd be picking up the IE-OC line from Riverside. I remember when I lived there before, Metrolink seemed to be cool with bike people, but I wasn't sure.

I did Street...
Forum: Southern California 08-05-14, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Irvine Bike Situation

Hey all! I just got a new job that is requiring me to move from NC to SoCal. I grew up there, so no biggie.

But I was afraid I'd have to drop the Car Free thing, until I found out I can ride the...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-04-14, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,018
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
I do my commuting in the Southern humidity which...

I do my commuting in the Southern humidity which is tantamount to riding through a steam room like your uncle Morty used to use to do business meetings.

The whole time I've been here, I haven't...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-23-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Is there somewhere I can read a little more on...

Is there somewhere I can read a little more on that? I have the "always hungry because I'm training" thing going on, and I am pretty good about skipping the bad-for-you-but-oh-so-yummy stuff... but...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-23-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
Well, yes but it's because I train in the North...

Well, yes but it's because I train in the North Carolina summer humidity. We get drenched in sweat going to get the mail. :thumb:
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-23-14, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By Blue_Bulldog
You make a good point. Which makes sense because...

You make a good point. Which makes sense because you're a professional.

I guess I have to realize the last 10lbs are more cosmetic than health. There's a distinction between on the bike and by...
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