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    You have to ride as many miles as new bikes you...

    You have to ride as many miles as new bikes you bought that month. I think that's a good minimum target. :lol:

    You don't have to be FIT to go up GMR, you just have to be determined! Being fit...
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    Your life is like a jar of kudos - you only have...

    Your life is like a jar of kudos - you only have so many you can dole out before you empty the jar and the remainder of your life is like a dry, sandy, kudoless desert.

    You need to be more careful.
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    Wait, stay behind the police? Sounds like a 12...

    Wait, stay behind the police? Sounds like a 12 mph crawl. :cry:
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    srsly, :roflmao2:

    srsly, :roflmao2:
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    It's only 2.5mm per side, seems like a tiny...

    It's only 2.5mm per side, seems like a tiny distance. When I put wheels in my frame, the dropouts are definitely squished inward by the quick release. We're not talking super precision here.

    If...
  6. If at first you don't succeed...

    If at first you don't succeed...
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    you can get the same comfort benefit by putting...

    you can get the same comfort benefit by putting larger tires on your wheels. If you can fit larger than 28, go for it. :)
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    One real benefit is that for larger folks, you...

    One real benefit is that for larger folks, you can run similar tires at a lower pressure and since there is no tube, you will not get pinch flats. lower pressure = more comfy. For instance, I run...
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    I'll be damned. I didn't know the trains ran all...

    I'll be damned. I didn't know the trains ran all the way out to Egypt!
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    Starbucks app on your phone! C'mon, you don't need that extra 13 grams of starbucks card on those hills you ride!
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    How do you guys get back to Corona anyway? Does...

    How do you guys get back to Corona anyway? Does some supportive soul drive you?
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    Glendora Mountain Road. It's basically a climb...

    Glendora Mountain Road. It's basically a climb in 3 stages - the shack is about 9 miles and 3k feet of climbing (nice sustained climb at about 6% most of the way), the village is about 22 miles and...
  13. I typically carry an expired license in the...

    I typically carry an expired license in the ziploc with my phone (and a roadID) For rides going through the base, I swap it out for the unexpired one.
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    Oh man that is cruel and unusual punishment!

    Oh man that is cruel and unusual punishment!
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    Well, it wasn't exactly a stiff head wind, it...

    Well, it wasn't exactly a stiff head wind, it just wasn't a tail wind. Probably largely from the side, so it felt head wind-like during the ride.



    Man, it was phenomenal weather - I think it...
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    Excellent choice. How's the C60 working out for...

    Excellent choice. How's the C60 working out for you? Anything noticeably different from the C59?
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    Nice route! I'd stay on Sierra Madre the whole...

    Nice route! I'd stay on Sierra Madre the whole way though, it's a good road. (mile 56 to 62)

    Or you could just do this route: https://www.strava.com/activities/49773499 (keeping in mind it's...
  18. I bet you could get that down to 264 easy!

    I bet you could get that down to 264 easy!
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    Warm weather - time for a GMR ride!

    And in other news, my son is "taking a break" from soccer and shifting to water polo, so I think my weekends just got a lot more open.

    Anybody up for a February GMR ride on a Saturday? I'm...
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    Phew, had a good ride yesterday. 90 miles to the...

    Phew, had a good ride yesterday. 90 miles to the soccer game and I made it before the wife and kids even after a relaxing lunch. Had to put my carbon wheels on the bike because of my aforementioned...
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    Interesting - where did you see that? Or did you...

    Interesting - where did you see that? Or did you email them.

    And what does the design have to do with it? It doesn't seem like the fluid is particularly hazardous. Plug the spoke holes and let...
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    Swapped my garmin 800 battery for a new one...

    Swapped my garmin 800 battery for a new one tonight. $10 in battery parts and about 15 minutes of time with a T3 screwdriver and presto - done
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    I've had decent luck with craigs list. It's...

    I've had decent luck with craigs list.

    It's hard to trouble shoot over the internet but I'm assuming the bike shifts up and down through the gears OK? Stick it in the big chainring up front and...
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    Can't... I have this pesky thing called work I...

    Can't... I have this pesky thing called work I have to deal with.

    You're welcome to join me on Sunday though. :)
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    Of course, the advantage of a bell is that...

    Of course, the advantage of a bell is that everybody knows what it is... if you holler, doesn't seem to matter what, pedestrians scatter in any and all directions, usually exactly where you don't...
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