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Forum: Northern California 02-23-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Agreed. I got the same impression, and I hope she...

Agreed. I got the same impression, and I hope she comes to her senses soon! :eek:
Forum: Northern California 02-23-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
"Most of my driving is between my house and the...

"Most of my driving is between my house and the Market Place Shopping Center, which is less than 2 miles away on Alcosta."

Two words: adult trike

The quote is an excerpt from one of her replies...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 02-04-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,053
Our CX season is over for now :( I had SO much...

Our CX season is over for now :( I had SO much fun! I started riding and racing CX a month ago, and I did my last race of the season on January 31st. It was the last one in the series, the Rockville...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 01-27-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,053
I just started racing at the beginning of the...

I just started racing at the beginning of the year, and now I'm hooked! The first race kind of sucked because it was so sandy that I spent at least half of the race off my bike, but it was still a...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 01-27-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
This is a friend's Ibis after last weekend's...

This is a friend's Ibis after last weekend's race. I think she probably did 6 laps (Women B). I earned pizza afterwards for washing her bike. The Crux is my bike. I did 4 laps (Women C). I washed...
Forum: Northern California 08-18-15, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
All is well with Larry and his wife :) I see them...

All is well with Larry and his wife :) I see them around town sometimes, and we are friends on Facebook. In fact, I saw Larry last year while watching Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California. I was...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-16-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
For $400 it should have user-replaceable...

For $400 it should have user-replaceable batteries! I was interested until I read the "built-in battery" part on GoPro's website. They advertise that like it's actually an advantage! Bleh! :(

I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-09-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,132
I don't stop on climbs to take these pictures. I...

I don't stop on climbs to take these pictures. I don't care about descent segments, so I stop going back down.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-12-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 9,632
Yes, during a group ride on 8-30 of this year. We...

Yes, during a group ride on 8-30 of this year. We had just started riding in the small Sierra Nevada foothills town of Colfax, CA. Since we had just started our ride we were going very slowly and not...
Forum: Northern California 09-05-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
Thanks for that :) I tried the "X" and "T", no...

Thanks for that :) I tried the "X" and "T", no luck. Neither one came back to a Dodge so I tried a couple other letters, still no luck :( I thought that what I was able to decipher was "6_72448" (the...
Forum: Northern California 08-31-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,734
"Rolling coal" caught on video during yesterday's ride

I'm sure most of you have heard of diesel trucks "rolling coal". For those who haven't, it's when the driver does something to cause the truck to belch out a thick cloud of black, carcinogenic smoke....
Forum: Northern California 04-26-14, 01:27 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,749
Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd at Blackhawk Road. This...

Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd at Blackhawk Road. This was our turnaround point late Friday afternoon on our 17-mile ride from the San Ramon Marriott to the base of Mt. Diablo. My riding partner is doing DMD...
Forum: Northern California 04-26-14, 01:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
I'm sorry to hear that :( Heal fast!

I'm sorry to hear that :( Heal fast!
Forum: Northern California 04-24-14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,065
DiabloScott, I will be in San Ramon on Friday...

DiabloScott, I will be in San Ramon on Friday with my riding partner Matthew, who is doing DMD on Saturday. That means I'll be climbing Mt. Diablo via South Gate Road while he does his 200-mile,...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-21-14, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,789
Here's a couple steep climbs with DashWare from...

Here's a couple steep climbs with DashWare from my 4/12 ride.

Lake Clementine Road steeper section climb from Foresthill Road - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmI9nh-DpcY)...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-27-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 516,598
Oh no, more like 190 bpm on the harder parts. The...

Oh no, more like 190 bpm on the harder parts. The "1" is pretty close to the other two numbers on the display, so it may be harder to read.
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,789
I sure have! The Chili Hill Road climb posted...

I sure have! The Chili Hill Road climb posted above was recorded last Saturday (4 days after the crash). I have ridden every day since the crash except Sunday. I felt lazy that day so I slept most of...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,789
This is a long one. This is a very steep 1.2 mile...

This is a long one. This is a very steep 1.2 mile climb with grades in the twenties at times. Normally I edit these down to 10-12 minutes or so, but there was plenty of commentary from the other...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-11-14, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,789
Here's a couple more DashWare climbs. ...

Here's a couple more DashWare climbs.

English Colony Way climb with DashWare data overlay 2-15-14 - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E82FoygZ-sI)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E82FoygZ-sI...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-24-14, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 516,598
On last weekend's group ride, a rider's husband...

On last weekend's group ride, a rider's husband paid us a visit on the steep section of Bayne Road in Coloma. He is a professional photographer, so he took some great B&W pics of us climbing. The...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-14-14, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,789
Here's a couple DashWare videos from a...

Here's a couple DashWare videos from a singlespeed hill climbing ride a couple days ago. The first hill is short but steep, with grades in the mid teens (max 18%). Second one is longer and gets...
Forum: Northern California 02-07-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Thanks :) EBBP is the best! There's probably...

Thanks :) EBBP is the best! There's probably 500-1,000 bikes in those videos I posted above. The rides are usually 12-16 miles long.

They have several music bikes, which you can hear in the...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-14, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,790
That doesn't solve the dumbed-down quality issue....

That doesn't solve the dumbed-down quality issue. I do watch my videos again, well some of them anyway. I did go through my collection and delete a bunch of stuff I knew I would never watch again...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-06-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,790
There's a few reasons I won't do that. One,...

There's a few reasons I won't do that. One, quality is dumbed-down from the original file. Two, I don't want to have to depend on an internet connection and another server to watch my content. Three,...
Forum: Northern California 02-06-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Too far away for that one, but we do have...

Too far away for that one, but we do have BikeParty Sacramento here on the first Friday of every month. Unfortunately it may get rained out tomorrow night :(

Here's my video of last month's ride....
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