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Forum: Northern California 05-29-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Kniwt
Of a bunch of suboptimal options, your best bet...

Of a bunch of suboptimal options, your best bet -- and certainly the most direct -- is probably just to stay on Tasman all the way to Sierra. The street changes names to Great Mall (at 880) and then...
Forum: Southwest 02-14-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Kniwt
You want to do the some or all of the 35-mile...

You want to do the some or all of the 35-mile River Mountains Loop Trail. Several access points in Henderson.
http://rivermountainstrail.com/
Forum: Southwest 12-15-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 632
Posted By Kniwt
Crossing the border at San Luis RC?

I'll be visiting the Yuma area over the holidays, and I've got this idea in my head that it might be fun/interesting to ride down across the border and around San Luis Rio Colorado for a bit just on...
Forum: Southern California 02-24-11, 01:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By Kniwt
Oops, my bad for not changing my old profile...

Oops, my bad for not changing my old profile info. I'm already +1, so our vehicle is full of both people and bikes, alas.
Forum: Southern California 02-24-11, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By Kniwt
We're there, assuming the mountain roads from the...

We're there, assuming the mountain roads from the Bay Area aren't snowy. Looks like we'll probably need to take the long way via Baker to avoid the high part of Hwy. 190.

I'm reminded that lots of...
Forum: Northern California 03-17-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By Kniwt
Four years later, my left leg still has scars...

Four years later, my left leg still has scars where a loose dog attacked me while I was on Zediker Road east of Fresno. Bit holes through the leg warmer. Then it ran off to the house alongside the...
Forum: Northern California 12-11-08, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,729
Posted By Kniwt
Situation resolved. From the Silicon Valley...

Situation resolved. From the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition:
http://bikesiliconvalley.org/content/529#comments
Forum: Northern California 12-02-08, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By Kniwt
Wonderful pics, and great report. Ewwww on the...

Wonderful pics, and great report. Ewwww on the rumble strips, but I suppose they might help keep errant drivers out of a bike's path. Perhaps I'll need to make a Sunol-Livermore-Pleasanton loop...
Forum: Northern California 11-29-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By Kniwt
Has anyone braved the rebuilt Vallecitos Road (Hwy 84) yet?

Drove back from Livermore to Fremont today on the newly rebuilt Hwy. 84. Looks like there's now a good, wide shoulder all the way from Livermore to I-680, except for one tiny stretch of about 0.1...
Forum: Northern California 07-21-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Kniwt
Indeed, here...

Indeed, here (http://experience.aidslifecycle.org/2008/routesheets/alc7_routesheets.pdf) are all seven days of route sheets for this year's ALC. Note that you're on your own when it comes to rest...
Forum: Northern California 08-23-07, 12:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 855
Posted By Kniwt
If you can wait till next spring and can head...

If you can wait till next spring and can head over to the Valley, there are two century rides that are about as close to flat as you'll get: the Lodi Sunrise Century, in (of course) Lodi; and the...
Forum: Northern California 07-28-07, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Kniwt
One thing to watch for on the trail: the wind! ...

One thing to watch for on the trail: the wind! Depending on the time of year and the time of day, you can get really nasty headwinds (or really awesome tailwinds) along the trail as the air funnels...
Forum: Northern California 07-13-07, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Kniwt
The Fresno Cycling Club runs twice-weekly 30-mile...

The Fresno Cycling Club runs twice-weekly 30-mile afternoon rides from Reedley to Doyal's Store, just a couple of miles away from the dam, on Tuesdays and Thursdays:
...
Forum: Northern California 07-11-07, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Kniwt
Look here for the routes of the Blossom Bike Ride...

Look here for the routes of the Blossom Bike Ride that's held in Reedley every winter/spring:
http://www.blossombikeride.com

The 45-mile route has a couple of tiny rolling hills on it and is good...
Forum: Northern California 09-08-06, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By Kniwt
Check a whole boatload of routes here: ...

Check a whole boatload of routes here:
http://routeslip.com/routelist.php?city=Fresno&state=CA&country=United%20States

Distances range from 21 to 103 miles. Enjoy your ride, but watch out for...
Forum: Northern California 09-01-06, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,796
Posted By Kniwt
All these scary comments aside, Hwy. 37 was part...

All these scary comments aside, Hwy. 37 was part of the recent Bay In A Day double century route. And I rode the entire length from Novato to Vallejo (the opposite direction) ... in the dark (with...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-20-06, 01:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Kniwt
Las Vegas Century 2005 -- 100km and 100mi routes?

Hey there... if you went to the Las Vegas Century last year, do you have the route sheet for the metric and/or century routes, and could you scan it in and post it? I think I'm going to do one of...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-20-06, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Kniwt
Laughlin is in the Colorado River gorge, so any...

Laughlin is in the Colorado River gorge, so any eastbound or westbound road riding is going to give you very steep, long grades. Both ways are four-lane, divided highways with traffic moving at...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-24-05, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Kniwt
Velo Swap -- what kind of deals?

So I'm considering going to Velo Swap (http://www.veloswap.com) this Saturday in San Francisco. Never been to one before. Clothing, accessories -- I'm in need. New bike? Nope, not now.

Does...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-09-05, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By Kniwt
I inadvertantly crashed some type of cycling...

I inadvertantly crashed some type of cycling event today heading westbound on Dillon Road in the hills north of Palm Springs. It wasn't the Furnace Creek 508, because that ended up in Joshua Tree. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-06-05, 10:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By Kniwt
Tour de Farm (AZ) cancelled -- alternate?

http://tourdefarm.com

A notice on the event website says the Tour de Farm in Arizona, set for Oct. 22, has been cancelled for this year "due to a bridge closing and our inability to find an...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-07-05, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 572
Posted By Kniwt
If you're a Golden Gate Bridge newbie, here's a...

If you're a Golden Gate Bridge newbie, here's a point to take to heart: There are two towers on the bridge, and the wind often whips around these towers at speeds much higher than the open air.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-29-05, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By Kniwt
Specs on my old Cat Eye ML-373 headlight?

I've still got an old Cat Eye halogen headlight I bought way back when, probably more than 10 years ago. The only ID I can find on it is "Model: ML-373" -- I have no idea how much power it's...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-14-05, 11:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By Kniwt
Installed Specialized Armadillo tires on March 3....

Installed Specialized Armadillo tires on March 3.
Since then, 3096 miles with no flats. And I've pulled some nasty stuff out of those tires, too.
Forum: Touring 06-06-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Kniwt
There were several points at which I could have...

There were several points at which I could have turned east to head toward Yosemite -- but, for instance, from Merced it's 80 miles one-way, and there's a whole lot o' climbing involved. A lovely...
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