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  1. The sign should continue, "... but cars never...

    The sign should continue, "... but cars never mind."
  2. Get real. It was a cyclist that got outed. ...

    Get real. It was a cyclist that got outed.
    Take out the slapping stick and slap the cager on the wrist.
    So it goes.
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    Bloke had a bad day

    So I was grinding up the Calle Mayor grade north from PCH in PV. I see on the sidewalk in the opposite side a person in cyclist garb carrying 2 pieces of a bicycle frame. I think, "Oooo, one of...
  4. Thread: Good manners

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    Most drivers respect bikes and are willing to...

    Most drivers respect bikes and are willing to share the road and even give us the space to glide thru stopsigns.
    Most, not all of course.9
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    OC can be an extremely weird place!

    OC can be an extremely weird place!
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    If you end up in Manhattan then Palos Verdes...

    If you end up in Manhattan then Palos Verdes peninsula will be in your back yard. Lots of great cycling there.
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    Hit run gets the clink

    This may be history in the making. Hit n run who killed cyclist gets jail term.
    Driver who killed LA County bicyclist gets prison | 89.3 KPCC
  8. Never did it myself because my legs are toast by...

    Never did it myself because my legs are toast by the time I get to that area, but I hear Yellow Hill Road off of Yerba Buena is one mile of 10+%
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    In the Santa Monica Mountains you can easily do...

    In the Santa Monica Mountains you can easily do 15K in a day. The mountains go along the coast for 30 miles and there are 11 major ascents and a lot of smaller ones.

    Here's a blog from a cyclist...
  10. If you like climbing, the Santa Monica Mountains...

    If you like climbing, the Santa Monica Mountains off Malibu are for you. Many opportunities for roadies and MTB with beautiful ocean views from the mountains. The Santa Monicas are an east-west...
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    Getting this out of the way first: Granted, as...

    Getting this out of the way first: Granted, as described, you were in the right and they were wrong. And I'm not surprised, knowing the attitude of some of the club rides.

    And now the beef: So...
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    Poll: I have been waiting for a response from the LACo...

    I have been waiting for a response from the LACo Sheriff. No response.

    So, yes I did report it, by email, but got no response.

    Occasionally I see sheriff's units in the area, so next time...
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    Poll: The agency would be the LASD. I'm sending them...

    The agency would be the LASD. I'm sending them an email to see if they're interested.
    I will update.
    Thanks for the replies.
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    Poll: To rat or not to rat

    Last Saturday I was riding up in the Santa Monica's on a road frequented by cyclists and occasionally by skateboarders screaming down the road. On this day I was grinding uphill and around a blind...
  15. Google maps now shows elevation data for cyclists

    Saw this article in the PC Magazine website. I tried it, it works nicely!
    Google Maps adds elevation data for cyclists braving the hills | PCWorld

    COOL!
  16. ABSOLUTELY. This is a serious accident waiting...

    ABSOLUTELY.
    This is a serious accident waiting to happen. Please notify the police in the jurisdiction. You may save a cyclist's life.
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    This looks like a great tour, potential for a really good time for a cyclist. I'd do it if I could schedule it in.

    I noticed a curious choice they made. I checked the route in the environs of my...
  18. "Well, they weren't wearing helmets... why is...

    "Well, they weren't wearing helmets... why is that such a critical piece of information."

    I can't believe I saw that statement here on bikeforums. Helmets are a critical part of bike safety. As...
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    Daring or Just Plain Crazy?

    Fun to watch, but I don't know if I'd want to be there:
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=445655972171039
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    I did PV on Sunday. Heat was mid-80s max. Not so...

    I did PV on Sunday. Heat was mid-80s max. Not so bad near the ocean!
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    Gotta eat my words. I'm the one who did the rant...

    Gotta eat my words. I'm the one who did the rant that started this thread. Turns out I was using the mount wrong and that's why it broke.

    My apologies to Garmin and all.
  22. Thread: Di2 hack

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    Thanks for the answers everybody. The solution I...

    Thanks for the answers everybody. The solution I like best (because it's cheapest route) is to bolt on a long cage from some other Shimano derailleur long cage derailleur. I don't happen to have...
  23. Excellent NYT article on "OK to kill a cyclist" topic

    Excellent article, pointing out a national trend. A trend which has culture war overtones. I won't comment further....
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  24. Thread: Di2 hack

    by lesiz
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    Di2 hack

    I have a Dura-Ace Di2 setup on my bike, which I absolutely love.

    One problem however is that I really need a long-cage rear deraileur, and the Dura-Ace only has a short cage. The Ultegra Di2...
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    Thanks for the replies folks! I will link...

    Thanks for the replies folks!

    I will link this page when I take the advice to re-contact Garmin.
    Great ideas there to secure accessories with floss, ties, etc. I've lost various lights from...
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