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    Quote Originally Posted by Training.Wheels View Post
    She likes to straighten and ankle while cruising; when pedaling, her ankle points slightly up rather than down, giving her the proper knee angle. Good looking out, though, Hairnet.
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    Here's a crappy screenshot of me climbing the Corkscrew Wall near Foresthill yesterday. This is definitely geared bike territory. It's a 4.1 mile climb, 9.2% average grade (18% max), and 2,033' of climbing. After that climb, you get to climb back out of the canyon on Mosquito Ridge Road for 10 miles. That climb probably could be done on a SS, but I don't think I'd want to do it for 10 miles. Spinning on long climbs is still more efficient.

    http://app.strava.com/activities/48881105

    The smudge on the left side of the camera is from a bug that hit my riding partner's camera lens during the Mosquito Ridge Road descent.



    Here's video of the Corkscrew Wall climb (caution heavy breathing!). It alternates between my riding partner's footage and mine. I showed us climbing similar areas, so you get to see how much I suck compared to him (he finished the climb about 20 minutes before me).

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hK1t42Ah0Ro

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    jdg is my personal ralph photographer:

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    sɹɐʇsɟoןןnɟsʇıbɟɯo jdgesus's Avatar
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    20 miles just like that
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    crabon/campy/rapha/roadie-bro.

    next step is recumbent.




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    livin on the EDGE with that helmet
    ride bikes, eat food. the circle of life.

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    Took a picture of my younger brother today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yummygooey View Post
    jdg is my personal Ralpha photographer:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Training.Wheels View Post
    Took a picture of my younger brother today.
    That's awesome. So glad it's being ridden and not hawked on CL. I tried and failed at that stupid trackstand game - hehe.
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    Me and a buddy did what I call the Portland loop today about 40miles on our leaders, had a good time.

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    You can actually hold those thingies on the front of the bike.
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    Yeah but I was following my buddies pace who isn't so quick, so I was just riding real causal.

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    Suffering with bruised ribs and allergies. Trying to catch back onto the main group after being dropped on lap 5 of 8. Pro tip: don't race when injured, especially in a stacked field. Oh well, racing on Laguna Seca was awesome.
    Attack in the feeling because it says I'll win absolutely.

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    I'd ride laguna seca with a busted anything. Was it as awesome as GT2 promised?

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    sɹɐʇsɟoןןnɟsʇıbɟɯo jdgesus's Avatar
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    how u hurt your self?
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    crabon/campy/rapha/roadie-bro.

    next step is recumbent.




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    he didn't, the beard did
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdgesus View Post
    how u hurt your self?
    Got knocked off the bike last Saturday. Riding partner didn't see or hear my right turn call. I turned, he didn't, I went down. Oh well.
    Attack in the feeling because it says I'll win absolutely.

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    das me on da rite

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jandro View Post
    Got knocked off the bike last Saturday. Riding partner didn't see or hear my right turn call. I turned, he didn't, I went down. Oh well.
    ouch.
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    crabon/campy/rapha/roadie-bro.

    next step is recumbent.




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    Man, I want to take my bike to NorCal, those pictures look fantastic. Look how much bike lane there is!
    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jandro View Post
    Got knocked off the bike last Saturday. Riding partner didn't see or hear my right turn call. I turned, he didn't, I went down. Oh well.
    Looks like you remembered to HTFU, so that's good.
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    Here's a screenshot from my riding partner's camera from my 4/20 Mix Canyon climb. This is the easier part of the climb near the bottom. By the time I reached the hard parts he was long gone, as usual. More pics, video, Strava, and Garmin Connect data is here.


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    Oh man that area reminds me so much of when I was living in the Okanagan Valley. I miss those grassy hills!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    You can actually hold those thingies on the front of the bike.
    40 miles with that kind of saddle-to-bar drop would result in a pretty sore neck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColonelJLloyd View Post
    40 miles with that kind of saddle-to-bar drop would result in a pretty sore neck.
    but what about the street cred?
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    No stiffness in the neck at all, usually cruise on the imaginary hoods. Its maybe a three inch saddle to bar drop.
    Last edited by Huffandstuff; 04-23-13 at 01:44 PM. Reason: rechecked the bike

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