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Forum: Southern California Regional Rides and Events 05-18-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By boingobongo
This depends on your definition of the "Christmas...

This depends on your definition of the "Christmas Season," but the Palm Desert Century is November 8th

Palm Desert (http://www.shadowtour.com/Century_Rides/Palm_Desert.htm)

The Patriot Ride is...
Forum: Southern California 02-08-14, 10:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,582
Posted By boingobongo
Overall a great ride, but the fatal accident is...

Overall a great ride, but the fatal accident is tragic. I almost feel guilty for enjoying my day so much knowing that it ended so horribly for someone else.

However, the weather was perfect and...
Forum: Southern California 01-30-14, 09:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,582
Posted By boingobongo
I'm signed up for the 55.

I'm signed up for the 55.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-30-13, 05:28 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 21,013
Posted By boingobongo
Nice! I have the same bike, it's fantastic! The...

Nice! I have the same bike, it's fantastic! The white bar tape looks great.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0903/Surfungus/image.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By boingobongo
Palm Springs Cylclery is great. There's also...

Palm Springs Cylclery is great. There's also Tri-a-Bike and Joel's Bikes.
Forum: Southern California Regional Rides and Events 10-27-13, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By boingobongo
Rode in this yesterday, tons of fun! Hopefully it...

Rode in this yesterday, tons of fun! Hopefully it will be the first of many.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,073
Posted By boingobongo
Wow, you guys are making my feel bad. I went...

Wow, you guys are making my feel bad. I went clipless about two months ago and have probably fallen 8-10 times since. Both ankles, knees, and elbows have had seemingly permanent raspberries. I never...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,307
Posted By boingobongo
80k miles?! Impressive. I like this...

80k miles?! Impressive.



I like this term. Although it kind of reminds me of sausage. But like, beautiful sausage.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-24-13, 06:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,307
Posted By boingobongo
Ok, this makes me feel better about not having a...

Ok, this makes me feel better about not having a perfectly pristine bike anymore. And about having a few 0mph wipeouts.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-23-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,307
Posted By boingobongo
How beat up is your bike?

I rode a hybrid for about a year before moving to a road bike. I bought a beautiful new bike and clipless pedals...leading to few falls (mostly going 0mph). The frame is still perfect, but the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 04-03-13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,361
Posted By boingobongo
Congrats! I purchased a blue 7.2 last July. It's...

Congrats! I purchased a blue 7.2 last July. It's an awesome bike and very fun to ride. Very versatile.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-23-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,753
Posted By boingobongo
I went up one of the larger climbs in my area...

I went up one of the larger climbs in my area today. I've been too timid to attempt it until now. I thought I was going to die about a mile from the top when everything began to smell like fresh...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-22-12, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By boingobongo
Congrats! I recently purchased a blue 2013 7.2...

Congrats! I recently purchased a blue 2013 7.2 and it's an awesome bike. I can't say enough good things about it.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-19-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,753
Posted By boingobongo
Big Bear Lake! ...

Big Bear Lake!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0903/Surfungus/fc70bf2ea8e2e34b621378e69da4f0eb.jpg
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-18-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,857
Posted By boingobongo
This was in Mesquite. It's not actually a bridge...

This was in Mesquite. It's not actually a bridge in the background, just a decorative fence on the edge of the road.



Thanks! I immediately exchanged my silver 7.1 when I saw the blue in the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-18-12, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,857
Posted By boingobongo
I was visiting my folks in southern Nevada. Very...

I was visiting my folks in southern Nevada. Very picturesque landscapes!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-17-12, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,164
Views: 298,753
Posted By boingobongo
I found a great new road today. 9 miles, 1,800...

I found a great new road today. 9 miles, 1,800 feet of climbing, and fully paved but not open to cars yet.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0903/Surfungus/ec80f0837cf6396e134829beb427d0f6.jpg
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-17-12, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,857
Posted By boingobongo
I finally took some non camera-phone pictures...

I finally took some non camera-phone pictures today.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/0903/Surfungus/b03baa2e4dd42695b542209f54a2b04a.jpg
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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-13-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 989
Posted By boingobongo
Bontrager makes nice bar ends for $20 that should...

Bontrager makes nice bar ends for $20 that should gt the job done for you.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-07-12, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,369
Posted By boingobongo
I like the Knog Nerd. It's simple and...

I like the Knog Nerd. It's simple and straightforward, plus I like the design and the ease of installation.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-07-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,757
Posted By boingobongo
I'm new too, but I can't say enough good things...

I'm new too, but I can't say enough good things about my Trek 7.2. However, everybody is different. I dont think you can go wrong with any of those choices, so just ride them all and pick whichever...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-07-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,312
Posted By boingobongo
Gloves and bar ends solved my numbness problems....

Gloves and bar ends solved my numbness problems. It's a relatively inexpensive fix, too.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-04-12, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,857
Posted By boingobongo
I don't know what your experience level is,...

I don't know what your experience level is, ViciousV, but since I'm new to the sport I took my bike in for a tune up after 4 weeks (200 miles). It might be something to consider if for no other...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-04-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,857
Posted By boingobongo
I haven't had any spoke noise on mine. The...

I haven't had any spoke noise on mine. The reflectors were rattling around, but I removed those.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-04-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,460
Views: 1,622,857
Posted By boingobongo
Ha, I was overly excited to find the exact color...

Ha, I was overly excited to find the exact color match with the cages. The bag is a Timbuk2, which is perfect size for holding a tube, CO2, levers, and my phone. I added the Bontrager bar ends for...
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