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  1. lake hodges probably has what you seek. or check...

    lake hodges probably has what you seek. or check out mountain bike bill for descriptions of nearly every mtb area in the county and beyond
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    i have traveled on my aluminum fisher mtb...

    i have traveled on my aluminum fisher mtb xtracycle; it rules. yeah, it's a bit heavy, but i'm not racing and i'm a fairly strong rider anyways, so i don't care. it can carry way too much stuff - way...
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    going south to north puts the ocean and the...

    going south to north puts the ocean and the better ocean views on the other side of the road.
    the short day lengths can be a bit of a bummer if you are on a tight schedule or if you are camping.
    it...
  4. i have done it the other way (29 palms to aguila)...

    i have done it the other way (29 palms to aguila) twice. it's 100 miles of nothing between 29 palms and vidal junction, so be sure to carry what you need. it's a pretty nice ride, even if traffic is...
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    most history and most climbed is probably the...

    most history and most climbed is probably the tourmalet. ventoux, galibier, and alpe d'huez are all famous and popular, and the nearby towns (e.g., bourg d'oisans) probably have a shop with rentals....
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    probably in for this. hey, chris, the 80s...

    probably in for this.

    hey, chris, the 80s called. they're looking for you.

    oh yeah? well the jerk store called...
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    rigid fisher mtb with xtracycle and planet bike...

    rigid fisher mtb with xtracycle and planet bike fenders. occasionally a rock gets sucked up into the fenders and makes a bad scraping noise but it eventually is ejected. i haven't had much experience...
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    i did this ride a couple times. there are vending...

    i did this ride a couple times. there are vending machines and a store at roy's (amboy), and a diner at the kelso depot. there used to be a small store at cima, but it was closed (permanently?) last...
  9. Thread: Bike on Bus

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    took my xtracycle on greyhound a couple years...

    took my xtracycle on greyhound a couple years ago. made an extra-long box out of two boxes in order to avoid removing the xtracycle. it wasn't super sturdy, but i put it under the bus myself - it...
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    i think (not sure) that the effect of stings can...

    i think (not sure) that the effect of stings can get worse with each successive sting. i seem to get stung about 1x/year, and lately it seems like much of my body can swell up from a sting. the last...
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    is there a cannondale picard? make it so, number...

    is there a cannondale picard? make it so, number one
  12. i have pretty good success with google maps. just...

    i have pretty good success with google maps. just search for "camping", "food", "motel", "supermarket", or whatever and you will probably get some hits, with websites, phone numbers, reviews, etc.
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    i have always used spd sandals when travelling....

    i have always used spd sandals when travelling. sandals are very venty and drain rain, sand, pebbles, etc. well, and are fairly walkable with recessed mtb cleat. sandals with covered toes such as...
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    Poll: for the most part, i prefer to travel solo. i can...

    for the most part, i prefer to travel solo. i can go my own pace and stop for coffee without being on anyone else's time. if i want to bust out big mileage days, no one can stop me except myself. in...
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    that was me. i badly underestimated how long it...

    that was me. i badly underestimated how long it takes to ride to harrah's. i got there around 9:30. i got a couple monster drinks (or rockstars?) at the taco shop, felt the heat before the big curve...
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    anyone know around what time the leaders are...

    anyone know around what time the leaders are expected to pass over the palomar kom? i think i am going to watch the south grade descent too, unless the freak show and all the crazies will be at the...
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    i usually ask a local shop for a cardboard bike...

    i usually ask a local shop for a cardboard bike box, which they give away for free. you can probably pay them to pack your bike for you (i think it's usually about $10 or $20), and it will probably...
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    Oh stage 1 is the pie ride in reverse? I have...

    Oh stage 1 is the pie ride in reverse? I have only done it the other direction. Is it good in reverse? Anyone want to do this one of these days?

    Gonna probably watch stage 1 either on palomar or tv
  19. I like heavy, flat-resistant, crappy rolling...

    I like heavy, flat-resistant, crappy rolling tires with high durometer compound. Some I have used and liked: specialized armadillos, conti contacts and gatorskins, serfas drifters, and schwalbe...
  20. when i travel, i usually bring 1 bib (i like...

    when i travel, i usually bring 1 bib (i like bibs) and 1 baggy mtb shorts with some crappy built-in chamois. i prefer my superhero-looking roadie hugger kit on my bike, but i don't care to be the...
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    i am neither ultralight or heavy, but i do like...

    i am neither ultralight or heavy, but i do like to carry wine in a box (minus the box.) it's usually cheap and drinkable, but it takes up 3l or 5l of space and weighs a bit more than 3kg or 5kg...
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    http://i510.photobucket.com/albums/s346/jabantik/I...

    http://i510.photobucket.com/albums/s346/jabantik/IMG_1763_zpscd3cf663.jpg

    this is on the road to mineral king. if you want to ride something other than the generals' highway, mineral king is an...
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    i took the sierra-cascades from palmdale to...

    i took the sierra-cascades from palmdale to yosemite this past august and stayed a night at potwisha. they were doing major construction on the road from somewhere past buckeye to that place on the...
  24. are those not sharrows? sharrows designate shared...

    are those not sharrows? sharrows designate shared lanes, and are not exclusively lanes for bicycles. they aren't much different from an unmarked lane, except they lend a small bit of legitimacy to...
  25. it's open again

    it's open again
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