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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-27-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 461
Posted By Garfield Cat
It depends on where you live. In a high humidity...

It depends on where you live. In a high humidity area like Florida, most riders will sweat more than in a cooler and drier climate. Then there's each individual's sweating experience.

This...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-25-17, 06:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,304
Posted By Garfield Cat
Why not look up the Surly accessories: Cargo...

Why not look up the Surly accessories:

Cargo | Parts and Accessories | Surly Bikes (http://surlybikes.com/parts/cargo/mountain_frame_bag)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-24-17, 08:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,567
Posted By Garfield Cat
Bike statistics: Statistics Library -...

Bike statistics:

Statistics Library - Participation Statistics Archives | PeopleForBikes (http://www.peopleforbikes.org/statistics/category/participation-statistics)
Forum: Great Lakes 06-24-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,878
Posted By Garfield Cat
Chicago bikes stolen statistics: ...

Chicago bikes stolen statistics:

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160420/lincoln-park/worst-10-places-leave-your-bike-chicago-map
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-23-17, 05:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,419
Posted By Garfield Cat
Are these tablets now gaining favor over the...

Are these tablets now gaining favor over the powders like Heed and Perpetuem?

Seems like its going that way.
Forum: Southern California 06-22-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Garfield Cat
San Diego is part of Southern California. So...

San Diego is part of Southern California. So what "area(s)" are you referring to?
Forum: Southern California 06-22-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,194
Posted By Garfield Cat
I drive to work on Talbert Avenue in Fountain...

I drive to work on Talbert Avenue in Fountain Valley where the Costco is located. Just east of the Costco is the SART. The dirt road side of the SART was filled with tents. It was a long stretch...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-21-17, 05:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 928
Posted By Garfield Cat
The Secret? Ride with slower riders, the theory...

The Secret? Ride with slower riders, the theory of relativity.

Let them eat all the burgers, fries, pizza, lengua tacos. And you will be faster.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-17, 08:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,681
Posted By Garfield Cat
Death Valley was 125 Monday. Excessive Heat...

Death Valley was 125 Monday.

Excessive Heat Warning
California
4 hours ago – National Weather Service
Highs 112-117 for the Las Vegas Valley and other lower desert areas, 120-127 for Death...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-20-17, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,681
Posted By Garfield Cat
Red Rock is a National Park. that means if you...

Red Rock is a National Park. that means if you have a Senior National Park pass, then its free admissions.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By Garfield Cat
The entire R series has the short wheelbase and...

The entire R series has the short wheelbase and tapered steerer tube. That makes the bike really handle well, even in fast descents along switchbacks.

At 5'-7" you're probably at the 51 size...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-05-17, 06:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,826
Posted By Garfield Cat
Here's an analogy: Yesterday, I was at the...

Here's an analogy:

Yesterday, I was at the local car show "Concours d' Elegance". The owners sat on their lawn chairs as visitors walked by. Motorcycles too.

One similarity among the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-04-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Garfield Cat
If you are from California and are driving to...

If you are from California and are driving to S.F., then take your own bike. The Golden Gate Bridge is crazy over the weekend with lots of pedestrians and out-of-town visitors. Not a good ride.
...
Forum: Southern California 06-02-17, 05:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,194
Posted By Garfield Cat
Next year at this time, there will be more.

Next year at this time, there will be more.
Forum: Foo 05-31-17, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
Posted By Garfield Cat
I listened to a radio interview with Harry...

I listened to a radio interview with Harry Connick, Jr. One of the questions is about classical, popular, jazz difficulties for himself, that is.

Jazz improvisation and playing in a jazz group...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-27-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,414
Posted By Garfield Cat
Yes, big difference when temps are in the 60's...

Yes, big difference when temps are in the 60's versus 90's. Way different.
Forum: Southern California 05-22-17, 08:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,194
Posted By Garfield Cat
I would like a chase scene (movie) where the...

I would like a chase scene (movie) where the motorcyclist rides into the SART and mixes in with the homeless at that underpass, disappearing and undetected. Or could this happen in real life?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-19-17, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By Garfield Cat
There seems to be a balance between endurance...

There seems to be a balance between endurance training and interval training. One article or a few research studies just isn't enough.

Why not do both?

Fartlek, which means "speed play" in...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-15-17, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By Garfield Cat
Riders who begin with a low cost bike will...

Riders who begin with a low cost bike will eventually trade up and not across. Their next bike will have very specific things included. I mean a rode bike for a road bike and not for a different...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-13-17, 11:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,711
Posted By Garfield Cat
Reminds me of the song by Curtis Mayfield. In it...

Reminds me of the song by Curtis Mayfield. In it there is talk about "baggage".

People get ready, there's a train a comin'
You don't need no baggage, you just get on board
All you need is...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 05-13-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By Garfield Cat
Gravel bikes I think are meant for both road and...

Gravel bikes I think are meant for both road and gravel. The closer the gravel bikes resemble a road bike, the more it will ride like a road bike. That includes weight and geometry.

If you...
Forum: Foo 05-09-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By Garfield Cat
Who Drinks Moscow Mule?

I substituted the ginger beer for real ginger. I cut a couple of slices of ginger root and crush it and then put it in the drink along with ice cubes, vodka, club soda. Much better. The ginger...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-09-17, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,910
Posted By Garfield Cat
Heat stroke and later on seizures.

Heat stroke and later on seizures.
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 05-07-17, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,585
Posted By Garfield Cat
Riders who race and want to race more and more,...

Riders who race and want to race more and more, its like an obsession. That's when every little thing counts.

Yet how many riders take that kind of thinking into other areas in their lives?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-05-17, 08:11 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,482
Posted By Garfield Cat
What bike should Kaitlin get?

What bike should Kaitlin get?
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