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Forum: Northern California 04-09-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By donger
Thanks for all the info. It was definitely a...

Thanks for all the info. It was definitely a great help!
Forum: Northern California 04-06-16, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By donger
Prathmann, thanks for the tip

Prathmann, thanks for the tip
Forum: Northern California 04-05-16, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By donger
N2knee : The route I mapped out takes me...

N2knee :

The route I mapped out takes me from Fremont to Capitola for an overnight stay (I didn't want to deal with commuter traffic). From Capitola, it's a route using streets, county roads and...
Forum: Northern California 04-05-16, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By donger
Thanks! The info is a big help!

Thanks! The info is a big help!
Forum: Northern California 04-03-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By donger
Taking a bike on Amtrak

Later this year, I'm planning on riding down to San Luis Obispo from Fremont and taking Amtrak back to San Jose. I went to Amtrak's website for info on bringing the bike onto the train. It seems...
Forum: Northern California 04-03-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By donger
Hi Drew, If you're riding during the night, I'd...

Hi Drew,
If you're riding during the night, I'd recommend Santa Teresa Rd. The surface of Monterey Rd can be rough and there probably more drunk drivers on Monterey Rd than Santa Teresa Rd. From...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-03-13, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By donger
Well, I worked on the rim with a needle file and...

Well, I worked on the rim with a needle file and oil. I filed off all the sharp edges and burrs, it sure isn't pretty. I'll put a tube & tire on it and take it for a spin in a few days. It just...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-22-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By donger
Thanks to all for the info. My first thought was...

Thanks to all for the info. My first thought was to use a file but I wanted to make sure that was the right thing to do. I will give it a try with the file.

Thanks Again!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-22-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By donger
Need help with my front rim

My Cannondale SuperSix came with Mavic Ksyrium Equipe wheels. I was on a descent when my front tire blew out. I was successful in braking slowly on gravel to stop without crashing. My front rim ended...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-25-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By donger
Chadrider...good pic. Anyway, I am so bad in not...

Chadrider...good pic. Anyway, I am so bad in not stretching or doing any flexibility exercises. I haven't stretched once in the past 3 years. I'm gonna have to focus on using the foam roller and...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-25-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By donger
I bought a foam roller a year ago and never used...

I bought a foam roller a year ago and never used it. I'll give it a try. Thanks for the info
Forum: Training & Nutrition 10-05-13, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By donger
Question about tightness in quads early in a ride

I never had an issue until this year on 2 separate rides. The first ride (in August), I was at the 150 mile mark on a double century ride when my quads in both legs became painful and tight. it...
Forum: Northern California 04-29-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By donger
Close but no cigar!

Close but no cigar!
Forum: Northern California 04-21-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By donger
To clarify, I didn't find it at the venue. The...

To clarify, I didn't find it at the venue. The location was about 16 miles away.
Forum: Northern California Regional Rides and Events 04-21-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 589
Posted By donger
2013 Sea Otter Gran Fondo - Found wheel

I found an expensive wheel in Monterey this weekend (Sea Otter Gran Fondo - Monterey) and I want to return it to the owner. Owner must be able to describe the wheel and the location where he/she...
Forum: Northern California 04-21-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By donger
2013 Sea Otter Gran Fondo - Found wheel

I found an expensive wheel in Monterey this weekend (Sea Otter Gran Fondo - Monterey) and I want to return it to the owner. Owner must be able to describe the wheel and the location where he/she...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-13, 04:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By donger
I also learned something important about the...

I also learned something important about the Solvang Double for those who plan on riding it for the first time. The host hotel was the Marriott and I stayed at Motel 6 (1st tkme i ever stayed at...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-02-13, 04:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By donger
Thanks to all of you for your suggestions, kudos,...

Thanks to all of you for your suggestions, kudos, and words of encouragement. I had computer problems so I wasnt able to answer all of you until now. I took my bike to my LBS and the mechanic...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-25-13, 10:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,487
Posted By donger
Rode my first double century!

I achieved a milestone this past weekend. 3 years ago, a friend got me started on road cycling; at that time, a 15 mile ride was tough. I worked at it and rode my first metric century. 2 years...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-03-12, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By donger
Thanks to all of you for the info/advice. I...

Thanks to all of you for the info/advice. I realize that it's a back problem but I believe that it's brought on by the bike fit. I was concerned that the lower back issue and siatica didn't appear...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-01-12, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By donger
Help with back issue please

I was fitted to my bike with the BG fit this year in July. The technician put shims under my right cleat since my right leg is 3/8-inches shorter than my left. Prior to the new fit, I was pain free...
Forum: Northern California 04-30-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By donger
My initial route to Mariposa used Old Toll Rd. I...

My initial route to Mariposa used Old Toll Rd. I used the MapMrRide "3D flyover video" feature and it showed Old Toll Rd as a dirt road. Is that not correct?

I'm planning on staying in motels on...
Forum: Northern California 04-28-12, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By donger
Route from San Jose area to Yosemite National Park

Has anyone here ridden from the San Jose area to Yosemite Nat'l Park? I'm looking for route ideas. I've mapped out a 3-day route: 1st day to Turlock, 2nd day to Mariposa, and 3rd day to Yosemite...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-04-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,016
Posted By donger
Thanks for all the info everybody! Just as...

Thanks for all the info everybody! Just as confused as ever with soooo many choices. I already test rode the BMC roadracer SL01 - ultegra but I wanted to spend around $3k. I haven't had a chance...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-31-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,360
Posted By donger
26+ years as a street cop and still currently a...

26+ years as a street cop and still currently a street cop...I love this job!!!! 2 yrs ago, I was 35 lbs overweight, had bad asthma and taking meds for high cholesterol and blood pressure. In Jan...
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