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    My wall is a 20% grade over 30 or 40 yards long. ...

    My wall is a 20% grade over 30 or 40 yards long. For distance it depends on fitness. Twenty years ago I did 200 miles in day-light. Now 50 miles would wipe me out. My cycling suffered when I...
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    On several night rides I had a strobe too...

    On several night rides I had a strobe too powerful for people to follow me. I ended up at the back in spite of having the best headlights. For you maybe have a couple of good tail-lights you can...
  3. I thought of Santa Rosa, CA (Levi ) and Austin,...

    I thought of Santa Rosa, CA (Levi ) and Austin, TX (Lance). Then I remembered Austin tends to hot and flat compared to Santa Rosa. Levi choose to be here because of the cycling. In minutes you are...
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    Less to woorry about if you want to train on...

    Less to woorry about if you want to train on Kings' Ridge. The Buddist Monastery near the middle of that stretch has installed a water tap just for Cyclists across from their main gate.
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    I had a friend beat a ticket once. On the...

    I had a friend beat a ticket once. On the citation the officer used the code number for the offense as a motor vehicle violation. In court he admitted he has done what the officer had said but he...
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    Speed display safety vest.

    MAKE magazine just featured a home-built safety vest that displays how fast you are moving on your bike. It was demonstated at the Hub Cyclery in Cotati, California recently. The maker used...
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    I've run a pair of 50 watt MR16s in my old metal...

    I've run a pair of 50 watt MR16s in my old metal NightSun. Remember to run 14 of even 12 gage wiring to reduce voltage drip and not burn out the wires. I traded up to a PAR 36 100 watt light. I...
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    The first road bike, and not some nameless...

    The first road bike, and not some nameless 3-speed was a Miyata 1000 back around 1983.
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    Any particular reason for 90 minutes instead of...

    Any particular reason for 90 minutes instead of 60? I've done 26 miles in one hour without pedaling. Try San Gorgonio Pass. Drop 2600 feet in that 27 miles with a 40 to 50 MPH tailwind most of...
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    A liability issue? Got it in one. With cloths...

    A liability issue? Got it in one. With cloths lines in common areas it takes just one kid racing around the corner on his/her bike hitting a clothsline and breaking a neck. Quadriplegic for life...
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    Golly gee folks, you all missed a big one. If...

    Golly gee folks, you all missed a big one. If you attach it to the house (footings) you might just need a Building Permit. All sorts of legal and practical problems come with that along with...
  12. I liked seeing my family doctor interviewed for...

    I liked seeing my family doctor interviewed for the PD story. He is a sports medicine specialist and works most of the triathalons in this area. I picked him to have a doc who would not just tell...
  13. Rosie the building manager is responsible for...

    Rosie the building manager is responsible for keeping the tenants happy. Ok, you said the company you work for is a tenant. Ask your supervisor is you can talk to whomever in your company handles...
  14. With apologies to Dilbert say (if true) I am...

    With apologies to Dilbert say (if true) I am highly intelligent, I have a good paying job and I do no live with my Mother. Its a Darwinian thing. Barring that learn to dance.
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    Think of who rated the rides. He had been seen...

    Think of who rated the rides. He had been seen doing laps on the biggest climb here, Pine Flat, 3000 feet in about 10 miles. And 14 to 16 minutes faster then any winner of the annual Pine Flat...
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    World's Dumbest Bike Thief

    Several days ago two muggers assaulted our City Councilwoman who was riding on a secluded bike path. She was bruised, the bike stolen, money, and credit cards gone. Two days ago a man was stopped...
  17. I've ridden tires so old and crumbled that I...

    I've ridden tires so old and crumbled that I could see the tube inside through cracks and did not have that popping. But I use thick walled tubes. Were you inner tubes very thin walled? Or latex?
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    Waitning for the phone repair lady to drive up...

    Waitning for the phone repair lady to drive up here.
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    Locate Bike features

    I recently found a GoogleEarth type application called Wikimapia that might be useful to cyclists. People all over the World are entering all sorts of natural and man-made features in an enormous...
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    A section of Calistoga Road between Porter Creek...

    A section of Calistoga Road between Porter Creek road and the St. Helena road. The steep, heavily shaded, often wet, narrow, closely tree-lined, and twisted part on the south side of the crest. Oh,...
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    If he have not been mentioned yet consider...

    If he have not been mentioned yet consider http://www.thetouringstore.com/index.htm. He has helped me.
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    How much would a real junker of a car or minivan...

    How much would a real junker of a car or minivan cost? A non operational piece of trash. Have it towed to your apartment parking and leave your bike/bikes locked in the vehicle. Maybe paint the...
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    Give me boring rather then the opposite. A famed...

    Give me boring rather then the opposite. A famed British climber was asked by a matron "Oh please do tell me of one of you adventures." He replied, "Madam, I never have adventures, I plan too...
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    More then doing the Transcontinental I'd like to...

    More then doing the Transcontinental I'd like to do Lands End to John o'Groats. I've sort of done the Transcon as RAAM crew.
  25. I biked from Fountain Valley, near Irvine to...

    I biked from Fountain Valley, near Irvine to Diamond Bar, some half of that route for 6 months with no problem. There are adequate surface roads from there on. Contact the Bicycle Club of Irvine...
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