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  1. Thread: LA River Ride 2015

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    Sweet, I'll look something like this: 461215

    Sweet, I'll look something like this:
    461215
  2. What the others either don't know or aren't...

    What the others either don't know or aren't saying is that there are two Schwinn lines: the low end bikes sold to big box stores, which mostly suck (although I do own a decent one) and the Signature...
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    Well, that's pretty much my situation: 1 car, I...

    Well, that's pretty much my situation: 1 car, I commute by bike, we now have a 9 month old. If you were trying to do it totally car-free, I'd say you have some challenges ahead of you; but since you...
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    Oh that's.... that's nice.

    Oh that's.... that's nice.
  5. Thread: LA River Ride 2015

    by t x
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    LA River Ride 2015

    So, uh, who's riding? How far are you going? Roll Call!

    I'm going to accompany my wife and a couple friends who will be doing the 70 mi ride from Griffith to Long Beach and back. It'll be the...
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    I was out in triple digit temperature a handful...

    I was out in triple digit temperature a handful of times last summer and in 90+ degree temperature regularly. Since it was a dry heat, it didn't feel particularly uncomfortable. The only challenge...
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    Sticky: augustgarage (CA) _______________________ 3,857.8...

    augustgarage (CA) _______________________ 3,857.8 (5,554.5 total) [94/94]
    scroca (MT) _____________________________ 3,569.78
    gregf83 (BC) ____________________________ 2,960.0 [73/88] (4,225.0...
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    28 miles is no small feat. This is just great,...

    28 miles is no small feat. This is just great, congratulations to your son!
  9. Thread: Disc Wheels

    by t x
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    Based on your other posts, I'm just gonna be...

    Based on your other posts, I'm just gonna be direct and say: Put the brakes back on your bike and don't buy the wheel.
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    I'll second the Schwalbe Marathon Plus. It's a...

    I'll second the Schwalbe Marathon Plus. It's a good everyday workhorse tire, even if it is always such a ***** to get on.
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    Bakersfield / SLO

    Bakersfield / SLO
  12. Thread: Tour of Amgen

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    I would think so. The last 4 stages are all in...

    I would think so. The last 4 stages are all in reasonable driving distance and Stage 8 is going to go right through the city.
  13. It appears you're correct (much to my surprise,...

    It appears you're correct (much to my surprise, pedestrian right of way is considered common knowledge here.) Pedestrians do not have right of way if crossing at e.g. the middle of a block. They do...
  14. Yes, you can be ticketed for jaywalking but a...

    Yes, you can be ticketed for jaywalking but a pedestrian always has the right of way because they are the more vulnerable user of the road. The means by which they got in the road is irrelevant....
  15. I don't know, I ride in the street right next to...

    I don't know, I ride in the street right next to a completely separated MUP path near my house all the time. The MUP is a mixture of joggers, dog walkers, strollers, rollerbladers and folks riding...
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    I live off of Lankershim, so I don't think I...

    I live off of Lankershim, so I don't think I could avoid it :)
  17. Thread: Babies?

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    Ambulances are pretty cost prohibitive, I'd...

    Ambulances are pretty cost prohibitive, I'd probably look into a car sharing service. We're car light and my wife definitely appreciated having the car in both the first trimester (she suffered from...
  18. Yeah, crazy. The video got over 1000 views over...

    Yeah, crazy. The video got over 1000 views over night. Glad people like it :)
  19. Got my footage uploaded: ...

    Got my footage uploaded:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6HgkEOFyFE



    You can see him at ~7:05 although it's still hard to tell what happened because it's pretty dark. Anyway, thanks ...
  20. It looks like Dockweiler might be changing, so...

    It looks like Dockweiler might be changing, so I'm not sure about that, but the 5am @ Sunset & Vermont sounds good to me.
  21. I'm most likely going to take the Red Line back...

    I'm most likely going to take the Red Line back to North Hollywood, but this is the route I intend to take back to Wilshire & Vermont: https://www.strava.com/routes/1561290

    EDIT: Here's a GPX
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    Yup, it looks like the first train of the day...

    Yup, it looks like the first train of the day will get me to Sunset & Vermont at about a quarter to 5, which is perfect. Where/How are you guys going to meet up?
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    I know at 3:30am on Sunday I'm really going to be...

    I know at 3:30am on Sunday I'm really going to be questioning why I'm awake, but I think I'm gonna do it.
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    Depending on the type of padding you mean it's...

    Depending on the type of padding you mean it's either to pad the frame from the handlebars or for comfort when shouldering the bike. That being said, it's also kind of a hipster/fashion thing now.
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