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Old 04-03-08, 10:44 PM   #1
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You know your in so-cal when...

Every single damn store you go into has a Pinarello Prince fully built haha. I'm so tired of seeing that damn bike when I go in to get some Co2 its damn depressing. One kid at the store had the audacity to tell me that if I was going to look at a Pinarello FP5 I might as well check out the Prince...yah I mean ****, if your going to spend 5k whats 5k more. HAHA.
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Old 04-04-08, 12:59 AM   #2
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lets play the game.

you know you're in so cal when you can do a night ride in January.
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Old 04-04-08, 01:02 AM   #3
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lets play the game.

you know you're in so cal when you can do a night ride in January.
Heck, in the winter, the only time to ride is at night!
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Old 04-04-08, 01:21 AM   #4
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You know your in so-cal when you got cut off by a guy driving a Ferrari.
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Old 04-04-08, 02:02 AM   #5
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you know you're in so cal when you can do a night ride in January.
I did night rides in January in Minnesota, they just sucked a lot harder.
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You get yelled at by a redneck in a pick up truck that cost $100,000.
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...your Saturday morning group ride has 200 people in it.
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. . . people riding are dressed for an arctic expedition when the temp is 60 degrees F.
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I was drooling at Hi-Tech Bikes yesterday and there was guy in getting fitted for a REALLY nice Tri bike that left in a HUGE red truck. It was just a little strange seeing a cyclist in this huge gas guzzling vehicle!
I'm not sure he was a redneck, but....
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...when you want to pick up a dictionary and a style manual and beat the kapok out of people who still haven't learned the difference in a second-person possessive (your) and a second-person present-tense contraction (you're = you are).
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Old 04-04-08, 09:09 AM   #11
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...a driver on a cell phone has no idea he almost ran you off the road. Oh nevermind, that happens everywhere now.
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You know your in so-cal when you got cut off by a guy driving a Ferrari.
Funny you mention that...

Didn't actually get cut off by a Ferrari but was cycling on a Sunday morning last summer and got passed by a Ferrari, so I thought to myself wow that's pretty neat!, and then they just kept coming.... Turns out it was some sort of car club heading out to drive the canyons. I was passed by a total of 17 Ferrari's that morning, everything from old Magnum PI style up to brand new cars that still had the dealer plates. It was a trip.
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.... When you see a Lamborgini with a Cervelo on a trunk rack. Yes, I've actually seen this.
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.... When you see a Lamborgini with a Cervelo on a trunk rack. Yes, I've actually seen this.
Yeah, I always just have my limo driver cart my Cervelo around.
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Old 04-04-08, 11:26 AM   #15
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When the Capoforma winter line is in the 80% off box in February.
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Old 04-04-08, 11:50 AM   #16
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Funny you mention that...

Didn't actually get cut off by a Ferrari but was cycling on a Sunday morning last summer and got passed by a Ferrari, so I thought to myself wow that's pretty neat!, and then they just kept coming.... Turns out it was some sort of car club heading out to drive the canyons. I was passed by a total of 17 Ferrari's that morning, everything from old Magnum PI style up to brand new cars that still had the dealer plates. It was a trip.
Was this down on PCH around Newport Beach?
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Old 04-04-08, 11:55 AM   #17
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You know you in so-cal when you hear a women say how she never rides in the same breath as she mentions her brand new cervelo then picks up a pinarello and complains its too heavy.
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.... When you see a Lamborgini with a Cervelo on a trunk rack. Yes, I've actually seen this.
A guy I used to work for had a Testerosa with a USCF sticker in the back window..I always thought that was a nice touch
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It's cloudy and PCH is deserted.
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I'm doing 90 miles this weekend from hermosa beach up pch and i'm hoping pch will be dead, i've never ridden on PCH down that way past santa monica
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... when people can't distinguish between "your" and "you're."
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I'm doing 90 miles this weekend from hermosa beach up pch and i'm hoping pch will be dead, i've never ridden on PCH down that way past santa monica
If you get out really really early (6:30 to 7am), you'll be fine. Pick up some tail wind through Malibu on the way back at 25mph and you should be good to go. Just wave the cars around ya and watch out for doors opening in your path.
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Was this down on PCH around Newport Beach?
Nope, Elizabeth Lake Road in Leona Valley. Presumably they were heading to Bouquet or San Fransisquito
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When 99% of the homeowners don't do their own lawns.

Where it starts sprinkling and besides every local news channel doing Doppler 7000 coverage of "STORM WATCH 2008!!," you get everyone on the damn freeway driving like a skittish and blind 13 year-old. On their cell phones.
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Old 04-04-08, 03:52 PM   #25
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is 15mph 2 slow to be on pch? i'm going slow cuz i've never gone past 80 miles.
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