Advertise on Bikeforums.net



Search:

Type: Posts; User: jimxyz; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.73 seconds.

  1. Replies
    77
    Views
    2,003

    Yes it will make you faster because you won't...

    Yes it will make you faster because you won't have all that heavy money in your pockets weighing you down...
  2. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,150

    A good friend lives in Pasadena and rides it...

    A good friend lives in Pasadena and rides it pretty much every weekend - and is planning on going up tomorrow morning. He said it is fine - although after all this rain there is likely to be some...
  3. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,150

    My Vote = Stay in Pasadena - you can hit Angeles...

    My Vote = Stay in Pasadena - you can hit Angeles Crest easily, GMR/GRR is about a 30 min drive, and Calabassas/Malibu canyons are 40 mins (start your rides on the canyon side - Las Virgenes - and...
  4. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,150

    Some great suggestions on here. If I could only...

    Some great suggestions on here. If I could only fit in one good ride while on vacation in LA area, I would go with the canyons near Malibu - the Gauntlet or any of the go to roads: Piuma, Stunt, Rock...
  5. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,236

    I don't think it's easier - but I don't think...

    I don't think it's easier - but I don't think it's much harder. I climb GMR more frequently than AC so I feel like GMR may actually be easier, but it's probably just because I know the route pretty...
  6. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,236

    I defer to Rick and the other big climbers on...

    I defer to Rick and the other big climbers on what the best hills are - but I think the ride up Angeles Crest to Newcombs Ranch (food and drinks available) or Cloudburst is a good one, any of the...
  7. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,294

    hampster - cool map. Although I ride mostly on...

    hampster - cool map. Although I ride mostly on GMR and in Fullerton area, I have been riding up in big bear quite a bit lately and highway 38 is so nice now that it has been repaved, but the road is...
  8. Replies
    215
    Views
    25,381

    Sticky: When I started I found that Hincapie and Pearl...

    When I started I found that Hincapie and Pearl Izumi fit the best for the big and tall rider. I've since lost enough that I can wear some of the slimer cut brands (but even a XXX in some brands are...
  9. Congrats! I guess there is hope for the rest of...

    Congrats! I guess there is hope for the rest of us - for me the issue is "changing the diet" Argh. But your story is inspiring and motivating!
  10. I thought it was your tire rubbing on the chain...

    I thought it was your tire rubbing on the chain stays - i had that happen to me as well. My bike is about 4 years old and the clearance is just not quite wide enough for the wider tires (some...
  11. Replies
    1,576
    Views
    172,260

    Sticky: Please tell us your age. 50 1. What type of...

    Please tell us your age.
    50
    1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?
    2010 Felt F1, carbon
    2. Do you take any special supplements/vitamins/minerals as you have grown older?
    mulit-vitamin (why...
  12. Thread: Mt Baldy

    by jimxyz
    Replies
    7
    Views
    721

    If you want to be able to ride from your room on...

    If you want to be able to ride from your room on up to GMR, without a lengthy "warm up" there is a Best Western Route 66 in Glendora that is a short ride away from the base of the mountain (and it's...
  13. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,610

    +1 No point in aggravting motorists if you can...

    +1 No point in aggravting motorists if you can avoid it, it just makes it more dangerous for us going forward.

    That's the curve on rock store where the cyclist was rear ended a while back (I'm...
  14. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,230

    I hope you got some - after this string started I...

    I hope you got some - after this string started I grabbed another set of Assos on sale. 6'2", 220, 36+ the XLG Assos fit perfect
  15. This is the part about buying a new bike that is...

    This is the part about buying a new bike that is a pain. I have narrowed my search down to a few bikes and would like to ride each one before making a choice (especially so I can compare to my...
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    922

    Unless there are facts that we don't know about,...

    Unless there are facts that we don't know about, I hope the DA doesn't strike a plea deal that will leave us all wondering what our lives are worth while out on the road. The sentence for gross...
  17. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,230

    I've got two different Rapha bibs (classic and...

    I've got two different Rapha bibs (classic and pro team) vs the S5 Mille (long version). The Assos is my go to bib based on overall fit and comfort. I wear an XLG in Assos and XXL on Rapha. The...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    772

    Its been a tradition for a while - I expect it...

    Its been a tradition for a while - I expect it will be the same this year
  19. Replies
    9
    Views
    911

    I rode up Sunday and there is a section with...

    I rode up Sunday and there is a section with cones and, oddly, fire extinguishers standing by, and the higher end porta potties, which would indicate movie money is involved. There was actually one...
  20. Replies
    5
    Views
    643

    I only ride out that way on the weekends, so not...

    I only ride out that way on the weekends, so not 100% on traffic, but in general PCH north of SM is scary. However, turn up Old Tajunga or one of the canyon roads and you will quickly find some...
  21. Replies
    9
    Views
    911

    +1 on the rocks and dirt - rode it saturday and...

    +1 on the rocks and dirt - rode it saturday and it was nice to cruise around without worry of getting run over. The gates at GRR/GMR split were open Saturday, but I would still be careful on that...
  22. +1 as well We doing regular rides at 5:30 for...

    +1 as well
    We doing regular rides at 5:30 for weeks and finally snapped from lack of sleep. But with this heatwave I may have to start getting up early (and charging up my lights) again
  23. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,249

    Thanks to everyone for the ride tips, I got some...

    Thanks to everyone for the ride tips, I got some great rides in including Mt Tam, Hawk Hill and 17 mile drive loop with bonus miles down Hwy 1 - and all before the wife and kids woke up and wanted...
  24. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,249

    That Jack's Peak climb looks like it has some 20+...

    That Jack's Peak climb looks like it has some 20+ sections - that should be a good challenge. I also like the Fort Ord option - thanks!
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    493

    If you can get to Sierra Madre and Azusa Canyon...

    If you can get to Sierra Madre and Azusa Canyon (most likely Colorado all the way out), I would take that to Grand Ave and take that all the way down to Diamond Bar Blvd and then to Brea Canyon and...
Results 1 to 25 of 330
Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4