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Forum: Southern California 08-25-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By HBCruiser1
Garfield Cat, if you feed a stray cat, you get...

Garfield Cat, if you feed a stray cat, you get more stray cats. Notice how how the population has been growing even though we're throwing tons of money at it. It doesn't work, stop feeding the stray...
Forum: Southern California 08-24-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By HBCruiser1
A friend of mine that rides it mostly during the...

A friend of mine that rides it mostly during the week in the early morning was saying he been seeing sharp objects near the bridge near Edna Park (coincidentally the homeless guys there on the east...
Forum: Southern California 08-24-16, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Thank you, 90%+ of my photos are taken on the...

Thank you, 90%+ of my photos are taken on the bike while riding so it's just a matter of pulling the camera out of my pocket, take a shot and put it back. It's fun to document along the way. I've...
Forum: Southern California 08-23-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Oh man, sorry to hear TJ, was looking forward to...

Oh man, sorry to hear TJ, was looking forward to meeting you. What happened? I saw @PhotoJoe (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=190382) at the start and @jimincalif...
Forum: Southern California 08-19-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By HBCruiser1
It's better I guess, I like the protected section...

It's better I guess, I like the protected section on the way to San Clemente, now that's a protected bike lane.
I had to chuckle about the bike lanes through manholes part, the north side of...
Forum: Southern California 08-11-16, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By HBCruiser1
Holy ****, $300?! Why am I riding the cruiser?...

Holy ****, $300?! Why am I riding the cruiser? :lol:
Forum: Southern California 08-10-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Awesome, thanks for the info TJ. Yea I generally...

Awesome, thanks for the info TJ. Yea I generally don't try to overthink these rides, just do them, but this one could be quite the challenge so I'm trying to be more diligent on what I'm doing. ...
Forum: Southern California 08-10-16, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Another question: seems like I read somewhere...

Another question: seems like I read somewhere when training for a difficult ride you taper off the last weekend B4 the main event, so if I've been doing 65-80 miles and 3800-4500 ft of climbing, what...
Forum: Southern California 08-10-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
[QUOTE=TrojanHorse;18974151]:D How long are you...

[QUOTE=TrojanHorse;18974151]:D How long are you planning on sitting on that bike anyway?

A long time! The climbing will be slow, I hope to be done between 9 and 10 hours but with all that...
Forum: Southern California 08-09-16, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
LOL! Ride a cruiser, it's much more comfortable,...

LOL! Ride a cruiser, it's much more comfortable, except for those hills!:ride:
Forum: Southern California 08-05-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Well, got in 514 miles for the month of July,...

Well, got in 514 miles for the month of July, this ride really has me motivated to get out there and put in the miles, was slacking a bit this year so it's been really fun. I'm nervous about the...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 08-05-16, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By HBCruiser1
Local bike shop should have one, they may even...

Local bike shop should have one, they may even give it to you. Local swap meet with used bike parts would probably have one as well. It's a lock nut and if you're unfamiliar with it, it takes a bit...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-28-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By HBCruiser1
I agree with LouB on lighting, the good ones have...

I agree with LouB on lighting, the good ones have gotten so cheap it makes no sense not to get a good light. Anything over 250 lumens is great to be seen but more importantly see, even in good...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-13-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By HBCruiser1
Do your best to dress/chamfer/break the edges,...

Do your best to dress/chamfer/break the edges, sharp edges are points for cracks to start. rumrnn6 is correct, the size difference is minimal.
Forum: Southern California 07-11-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
roadfix: Indeed I'm thinking the lake will be...

roadfix: Indeed I'm thinking the lake will be worth it if I can pull it off.
tortron: man, than thing looks heavy!


Did just 65 miles and 3500ft yesterday, feeling OK today but struggled...
Forum: Southern California 07-07-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Thanks TJ, great info and thanks for your time. ...

Thanks TJ, great info and thanks for your time. Somewhere I misread the standard century is 4000ft, it appears it's 5000ft so if I decide to ramp it down a notch it'll still be interesting but I...
Forum: Southern California 07-06-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Thanks TJ, looking at the map it appears there's...

Thanks TJ, looking at the map it appears there's merging in those spots so that makes sense. Be some nice stops to take a quick break, keep hydrated and especially keep taking in some calories.
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Forum: Southern California 07-05-16, 01:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Thanks again, looking at the map on their site...

Thanks again, looking at the map on their site for the "Hilly", it appears I should try to prepare the most for the first 50 miles whereas there's 3 segments, 1) first 20 is 2000ft, then 2) a...
Forum: Southern California 06-30-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Thanks guys, Turnbull was admittedly tough, a...

Thanks guys, Turnbull was admittedly tough, a quick 30 second stop once or twice to catch my breath if I wasn't in top form that week. Sounds like it's doable and a good challenge. I'll probably...
Forum: Southern California 06-29-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,558
Posted By HBCruiser1
Cool Breeze Century

Good morning SoCal riders, I'm looking to do this ride this year, a must do on my Bucket List and need to register.

Not sure which distance of the top 3 to choose so looking for insight on what...
Forum: Southern California 06-15-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By HBCruiser1
Rest stops?!, while reading the follow-up posts I...

Rest stops?!, while reading the follow-up posts I recalled that I don't remember stops along the way on my ride in the mid 80's, there was Start, Lunch near the dam and the Finish, that was IT! How...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 06-08-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,379
Posted By HBCruiser1
Just rolled over 15,000 miles on my 3G SS steel...

Just rolled over 15,000 miles on my 3G SS steel cruiser "the Beast". Love this bike and the sights we've seen! Got it used and FREE so who know how many miles before that but cruisers are not...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-08-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,658
Posted By HBCruiser1
I bumped into the Peter, the owner, over the...

I bumped into the Peter, the owner, over the weekend and he said they've had a glitch in their production but are going to be shipping boards soon.
Forum: Southern California 06-02-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By HBCruiser1
Haha, I did that ride in the mid 80's very ill...

Haha, I did that ride in the mid 80's very ill prepared on a $200 Univega, tennis shoes and no helmet. Ahh youth.

I was new to SoCal, just purchased the Univega and a female coworker who rode a...
Forum: Southern California 05-25-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By HBCruiser1
Average of 15/16 will be a bit steep for me, I...

Average of 15/16 will be a bit steep for me, I usually end up in the 13's/14's. Good luck, have fun!
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