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  1. Cruiserhead, that really sucks. That is a very...

    Cruiserhead, that really sucks. That is a very detailed description, but do you have any pictures of your neighbor's bike? What is the frame material? Steel? Aluminum? What year? Specialized has been...
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    As posted earlier in the thread, 21202 states that FRAP does not apply when there is a substandard lane width, and 21656 states that when a slow vehicle is holding up 5 or more vehicles on a 2...
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    Read my replies carefully, I never called you a...

    Read my replies carefully, I never called you a name. I said you behaved like a jerk, acted like a jerk and I compared you to another jerk who rolled coal. I didn't say you were a jerk.

    I'll...
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    Reasonable minds can differ about what the best...

    Reasonable minds can differ about what the best practices are for safe cycling. You still acted like a jerk and continue to do so. Enjoy being that guy!
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    So you intentionally polluted the environment and...

    So you intentionally polluted the environment and belched carcinogenic exhaust into a group of cyclists because they held you up for a little while? Shame on you, Chris. That's the behavior of a...
  6. Leo, Calfee has a dealer program for their repair...

    Leo, Calfee has a dealer program for their repair services and Two Wheeler Dealer at Imperial and Randolph across from Brea Mall is in the progam. TWD is also a great shop and a C-dale dealer. I have...
  7. Pam wrote about The Cyclery at the corner of La...

    Pam wrote about The Cyclery at the corner of La Mirada and Imperial in the Home Depot center in La Mirada. They are a great Shop. They changed the fluid and bled the brakes on my mtb recently and...
  8. Thread: The jerk

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    This thread is not about what I thought it was...

    This thread is not about what I thought it was going to be about.

    The Jerk (5/10) Movie CLIP - Navin's in Print! (1979) HD - YouTube

    ;)
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    Sadly, no, it's not unbelievable. It's all too...

    Sadly, no, it's not unbelievable. It's all too common. With more cyclists wearing go pros, we are just starting to see how common it is.
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    I must disagree with Marquhar. How could anyone...

    I must disagree with Marquhar. How could anyone miss that bridge in broad daylight? By not looking where they are going, that's how. Was he chatting with his buddies, grinding with his head down or...
  11. Does the husband drive an Escalade? Or is there...

    Does the husband drive an Escalade? Or is there more than one family of bike hating cagers in that area?

    http://www.bikeforums.net/southern-california/869099-cyclist-whittier-la-habra-beware.html
  12. Sounds like what she deserves. However,...

    Sounds like what she deserves.

    However, experience, hindsight and cynicism suggest, no, demand, that we prepare ourselves for what her actual sentence will be...6 months suspended sentence and 5...
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    OCTA's website shows that as a public bike path...

    OCTA's website shows that as a public bike path all the way through. If an adjacent landowner is preventing access, then it should be reported to the appropriate authority. Who is that? I haven't a...
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    I guess our big-city SAR aren't as tough as you...

    I guess our big-city SAR aren't as tough as you boys from the NW. I would love to know how you quantify and mitigate mudslides and rock falls. Is there an excel function for that? I agree with your...
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    Taco, our local mountains do not receive...

    Taco, our local mountains do not receive regular/constant rain like the mountains in NW. It's been over 2 years since SoCal has had a storm system like that move through. Our local mountains don't...
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    An autopsy was performed, so more will be known...

    An autopsy was performed, so more will be known when it is finished. Reports from when Mr. Marin was found indicate some scratches. There was no report of a damaged helmet. If there was helmet...
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    Every single person on here and STR that...

    Every single person on here and STR that questioned the Sheriff's decision launch a night search has failed to address a significant issue: Assuming SAR could have found Mr. Marin alive, in the...
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    Here is a different article from the register: ...

    Here is a different article from the register:

    http://www.ocregister.com/articles/marin-604037-sheriff-wrote.html

    Mrs. Marin and her friends did not go out through the night. They waited until...
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    He was trying to squeeze the ride in between two...

    He was trying to squeeze the ride in between two storm fronts. When starting a long hard climb in those conditions, I wouldn't be wearing anymore than he was, but I'd sure have something warm and...
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    I do not see a jacket. Most mtbers, myself...

    I do not see a jacket. Most mtbers, myself included wear long baggy shorts and long sleeve shirts. They offer scratch protection but little else. That is hardly gear for cold wet weather.

    "Arista...
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    Skyline Drive (turns into Blackstar Canyon Rd....

    Skyline Drive (turns into Blackstar Canyon Rd. then into Main Divide Truck trail) climbs from Corona to Santiago Peak. It is anything but fairly flat. There are stretches that exceed 20%.
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    I don't think he could have been saved. There was...

    I don't think he could have been saved. There was a discrepancy about the distance of his ride, 18 v. 88 miles. It turns out to be much closer to the latter; based on his wife's description of the...
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    Don't mess with cold, wet weather unless you are...

    Don't mess with cold, wet weather unless you are prepared and know what you're doing. A 34 year old mtb'er and father of four died in the Cleveland National Forest over the weekend.
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    Greg, my condolences to you and your family. ...

    Greg, my condolences to you and your family.

    TrojanHorse, I felt somewhat safe on Colima because there is a buffer between the bike lane and traffic lanes that contains a rumble strip. The rumble...
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    Another vote for Highway 39 from Encanto Park to...

    Another vote for Highway 39 from Encanto Park to Dawson Saddle.

    It is not the steepest, but it just might be the longest. It's about 35 miles and over 7000' (7600 or so IIRC). The closed section...
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