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    We hod our Ride of Silence last night. It was a...

    We hod our Ride of Silence last night. It was a time for retrospection and allowed us to bring some awareness to the passing motorists. An evening well spent.382257
  2. Is this how we really ride our road bikes?

    If you have not seen Road Bike Party on youtube It is not too late., because Road bike party 2 just came out. Some of the great MTB trials riders doing their thing on a $20,000 Colnago. Amazing!...
  3. I September of 2011 I had a aortic valve...

    I September of 2011 I had a aortic valve replacement. I have a great cardiologist who is a Tri geek. She said cycling is a great way to rehab the heart. I rode indoors for 2 months, she worried more...
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    Not this year. Started it and saw all that white...

    Not this year. Started it and saw all that white hair and thought that I look old enough already. Then my wife said she would stop shaving to follow me --- well it came off soon after.
  5. I retired on March 1 of this year. I had to go...

    I retired on March 1 of this year. I had to go back to Strava to remember where I rode that day. It looks like a nice 35 mile solo ride. Fast, lots of hills, some good views. a good way to start this...
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    Rick I too, was on this ride. started the...

    Rick
    I too, was on this ride. started the morning @ 6:30 put in 10 miles and realized I forgot my water bottles. Ended up riding the 88 mile course solo.The serious side-head winds in the canyon...
  7. I'm 62 and ride 4-5 days a week. 100 - 200 miles...

    I'm 62 and ride 4-5 days a week. 100 - 200 miles a week all year long. Last year only 1200 miles but I had heart surgery and that put me down for 3 months. Now it seems that I have gotten back into...
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    Sticky: 60 miles Corona to Huntington Beach and back @...

    60 miles Corona to Huntington Beach and back @ 16.7 MPH. 83* at the start, 79* at the beach, 101* back in Corona. 7.5 bottles of water and I still am down 4 LBS ( 4 pints). I hate muggy weather.
  9. Rick remember if you are riding the lighthouse it...

    Rick remember if you are riding the lighthouse it is a perfect pie ride. At lunch in Cambria, along with sandwich's and other good stuff, you must have a piece of ogallaberry pie, OK maybe two...
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    I have a condo just north of Rosarito Beach. I do...

    I have a condo just north of Rosarito Beach. I do not ride my bike there. No shoulders, narrow roads and drunk drivers (U.S.A). make this not the best place to ride. Go for a run on the beach. Have a...
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    I notice a trend here, many of us started as...

    I notice a trend here, many of us started as paperboys'. I think this is where my love affair with the bicycle began. Schwinn Stingray and 40 lbs of papers in cloth bags hanging from the handlebars....
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    rode 26 miles this morning. Then 30 minutes lazy...

    rode 26 miles this morning. Then 30 minutes lazy swimming in our pool, followed by 2 hours of golf lessons. Just another great day. But they all seem great.
  13. Good job to all those that enterd Rapha Rising La Centime on Strava

    Kudos to the other five intrepid riders who gave this challenge there best. Chris Randall you dropped the rest of us like you forgot we were riding with you, even if we were a thousand miles apart....
  14. Good job to allthose that enterd Rapha Rising La Centime on STrava

    Kudos to the other five intrepid riders who gave this challenge there best. Chris Randall you dropped the rest of us like you forgot we were riding with you, even if we were a thousand miles apart....
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    Played 36 holes with BF and his sons. Dinner at...

    Played 36 holes with BF and his sons. Dinner at his house. rode home 36 miles 2900 ft climbing. Skyped with Daughter in Berlin, and Son in N.Y. Just another great fathers day.
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    Sticky: An easy 15 @ 14mph today with my dear wife. Late...

    An easy 15 @ 14mph today with my dear wife. Late start and a little warm. Shoulders sore from 36 holes on Sunday, followed by a 34 mile hill ride. Just another great fathers day.
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    Yesterday was 6 hours with the fishing kayak @ La...

    Yesterday was 6 hours with the fishing kayak @ La Jolla cove, 21 lb tuna, and snagged a thresher shark for 45 min of fun. Today rode 21 miles with my wife and then we went bowling for 3 games, Dance...
  18. If you get to drive in Germany, Please do not...

    If you get to drive in Germany, Please do not drive like an American. Deutchland drivers expect you to to the proper thing ate the proper time always..
  19. I can only agree that the drivers in So Cal are...

    I can only agree that the drivers in So Cal are among the greatest obliviots that I have ever seen, Paris France and Madrid Spain seem to be worse. I am so glad that I no longer have to commute from...
  20. Yes I sent by pay pal and it was deducted from my...

    Yes I sent by pay pal and it was deducted from my checking account yesterday 6-4-13
  21. I thought that I was going to be that guy that...

    I thought that I was going to be that guy that just missed out but, I was able to send off the money and I hope I get the jersey.

    Thanks Curtis.
  22. Thread: The bad news

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    Your symptoms sound a lot like what I had last...

    Your symptoms sound a lot like what I had last year. Turns out I had a bad aortic valve. One painful surgery and a year of PT and I am the strongest that I have been in 15 years. It could be the 125...
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    I'm 62 and did this years ride in 3:09. Last year...

    I'm 62 and did this years ride in 3:09. Last year it took 7:43 , but that was 7 weeks after heart surgery. Yes, my Dr. and wife yelled at me for that.
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    Snapping turtles along SART?

    Riding back to Corona on Sart this morning I saw what looked like two snapping turtles near the west end of Yorba Reg. Park, just out of the river on rocks. It is amazing what you see if you have to...
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    Sticky: 57.5 miles on Santa Ana River Trail. Light...

    57.5 miles on Santa Ana River Trail. Light headwind out and back. Saw two snapping turtles,(?) in the river today. I never knew that they lived this far west. The geese and ducks are starting their...
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