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    I have done the palms-to-pines climb (Hwy 74)...

    I have done the palms-to-pines climb (Hwy 74) every December 26 for the past 15 years, as well as a couple of times in the summer. It's one of the best rides there is if you like climbing. Long,...
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    When we were headed up late morning on saturday,...

    When we were headed up late morning on saturday, there were a ton of people coming down, with some of them going fast well over the yellow line around blind corners.

    Just because the road is...
  3. If you actually want to see much racing, it's...

    If you actually want to see much racing, it's better to watch on TV, unless you can get a ride in one of the cars. I usually think of watching ATOC as going out for a nice ride that's interrupted...
  4. Weather.com look up weather for Mt Baldy,...

    Weather.com

    look up weather for Mt Baldy, California (it sometimes tries to give you Mt. Baldy Canada)

    Weather Underground (wunderground.com) is showing chance of rain as early as 10am.
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  5. It snowed at Newcomb's Ranch at ~5K feet on the...

    It snowed at Newcomb's Ranch at ~5K feet on the Angeles Crest today, and there's a 50% chance of rain in Baldy Village (~4K feet) in the afternoon for Saturday. It's probably even more likely to...
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    It doesn't actually matter if you're in the...

    It doesn't actually matter if you're in the sprinters lane-- if the sprint is "engaged" (fuzzily defined) moves of more than 90 cm to the side can be treated as departures from the sprinters lane and...
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    Sorry, I was traveling light. Just did it again...

    Sorry, I was traveling light. Just did it again on April 4--still closed, still messy but no more snow.
  8. You're aware of Rory O'Reilly's 2-gear kilo setup?

    You're aware of Rory O'Reilly's 2-gear kilo setup?
  9. If you're bridging, go with someone else and take...

    If you're bridging, go with someone else and take half-lap turns, setting them up for the windy side.
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    In the early days of the wooden velodrome in...

    In the early days of the wooden velodrome in Carson (presently known as Velosports Center) Roger Young had a weekly race class on saturdays that was all about tactics and practicing them. It was...
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    Ooops, no it won't. There was still some snow...

    Ooops, no it won't. There was still some snow blocking the road in places (though rapidly melting), and a couple of good-sized boulders.

    I was also tormented by kamikaze giant squirrels on the...
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    I rode it on Saturday and it was completely...

    I rode it on Saturday and it was completely rideable. Not passable in a car, though.
  13. I'll go with Lesper in reverse. Start in La...

    I'll go with Lesper in reverse. Start in La Canada/Altadena, go east to the 39, up the 39 to Dawson Saddle, then down the 2. That way there's less traffic when you're climbing; it's also fewer miles...
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    It's just not a problem. I've done hundreds...

    It's just not a problem.

    I've done hundreds of track races on all kinds of tracks and could easily go through 3-4 sets of race tires per season and never had a problem either. You don't have to...
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    I've been riding tubulars for years on the track...

    I've been riding tubulars for years on the track and always glued my own with essentially the same method as you, including leaving the old glue. Why take it off if it's well adhered to the rim? ...
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    That's about like my ride home from work... ...

    That's about like my ride home from work...

    You're probably going to have to recalibrate yourself a little when you visit-- unless you stick strictly to beach paths and river trails it's hard to...
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    I haven't ridden it since about halfway through...

    I haven't ridden it since about halfway through the construction/rerouting that was going on. How is it now?

    I usually go up that way coming from DTLA, so I usually do something like up Main,...
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    I think tinrobot beat me to it, I just didn't...

    I think tinrobot beat me to it, I just didn't read all the posts first. There are quite a lot of bridges around LA that look a lot like that and are fine to ride.



    Sort of. It's actually true...
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    I've done Venice and Pico between DTLA and SM and...

    I've done Venice and Pico between DTLA and SM and they were pretty comparable. It's probably an interesting tour of LA. The OP also might like riding the length of Sunset or Hollywood for the tour...
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    Also (as I put up three posts in a row instead of...

    Also (as I put up three posts in a row instead of just adding to one...), there are a number of groups that do urban rides, both day and night that are generally fairly flat. They used to all get...
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    Once you get a little north of downtown, there's...

    Once you get a little north of downtown, there's a nice river trail along the 110 that takes you up to Arroyo Dr/Blvd (zoom in on the Arroyo Seco Parkway at Monterey and York to see the end of it)...
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    But the river trails do give a very interesting...

    But the river trails do give a very interesting and unexpected view of the back of LA and the surrounding cities. It's kind of remarkable how much livestock there is in a very urban area. I always...
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    GMR/GRR is approximately like climbing to Chantry...

    GMR/GRR is approximately like climbing to Chantry three times.
  24. Looks like the replaceable derailleur hanger...

    Looks like the replaceable derailleur hanger comes in from the opposite side on the OPs frame (inside) vs. Cannondale pic (outside), and the back edge of the dropouts is straighter on the OP frame...
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    You should probably pick different parents while...

    You should probably pick different parents while you're at it. Preferably pro endurance athletes of some sort.
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