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Old 04-08-20, 03:27 PM
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Doing my best to Social Distance myself !

A tad over three hour out in my backyard playground and my friend Roger is the only other rider I see. Even with the lake and campground area getting more use right now. Most people aren't going more than a mile away from thoses areas. My ride the day before out here I saw three people out fishing a stream but I was no closer than 800 yard too them. So my backyard is still empty, just the way I like it.
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Old 04-09-20, 07:51 PM
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Your chain is shiny, you must clean it regularly?
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Old 04-10-20, 06:02 AM
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Your chain is shiny, you must clean it regularly?
Always keep the drivetrain clean.
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Old 04-10-20, 01:39 PM
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keep the drivetrain clean
I prefer the drive-thru wash ... yuk yuk. finally made the shorter edit I mentioned elsewhere ...

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Old 04-10-20, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
I prefer the drive-thru wash ... yuk yuk. finally made the shorter edit I mentioned elsewhere ...

https://youtu.be/X2vB2e-IXKw
That was a nice puddle, and all clean now (lol).
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Old 04-10-20, 06:08 PM
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I have been using my mountain bike on road for shopping and other errands and some solo recreation/exercise, but it looks like I won't be doing any offroading for awhile, with 5" of rain for the week, culminating in 2" today, and many hiking/biking trails officially closed by the nanny state.
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Old 04-11-20, 05:46 AM
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looks like I won't be doing any offroading for awhile, with 5" of rain for the week, culminating in 2" today
was reading about some trails near me & 1 rider reviewed the area as draining well after rain. probably due to the sandy soil. but yeah when I venture out it's a good idea to have alternate plans in case parking is closed. ZIPP2001 is fortunate to have opens trails & not needing to drive to them. I have some near me but they are limited & I get bored easily
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Old 04-11-20, 05:47 AM
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the nanny state.
no official wants to dig mass graves like they are in NY
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Old 04-12-20, 06:15 AM
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Lonely road complete social isolation...


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Me too but I keep landing in the emergency room. Worst place to be.
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I keep landing in the emergency room. Worst place to be.
not more stroke stuff I hope
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
not more stroke stuff I hope
Related, I believe. Officially covid negative.
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Related, I believe. Officially covid negative.
aww, sorry to hear that. hang in there. but that last part is great news!
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Me too but I keep landing in the emergency room. Worst place to be.
I landed in the ER last week with what looks to have been a nasty UTI. Chills, fever, back pain ... pretty sucky. The LAST place I wanted to be was the ER, but I had a video consult with a doc and they insisted.

Kinda like Armageddon in there, but they had procedures in place to try to minimize everyone's exposure. I felt too crappy to be all that scared. lol

Even with antibiotics, the fevers continued to come and go until Sunday of this week. So I got a good dose of COVID-like suffering with no promise of immunity at the end of the tunnel. Oh well.

Beautiful out today, though. Getting fed up with some of the internet shaming of people just trying to get out side and ride alone, so I think I might do a serious ride this weekend.


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Old 04-21-20, 02:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Biker395 View Post
I landed in the ER last week with what looks to have been a nasty UTI. Chills, fever, back pain ... pretty sucky. The LAST place I wanted to be was the ER, but I had a video consult with a doc and they insisted.

Kinda like Armageddon in there, but they had procedures in place to try to minimize everyone's exposure. I felt too crappy to be all that scared. lol

Even with antibiotics, the fevers continued to come and go until Sunday of this week. So I got a good dose of COVID-like suffering with no promise of immunity at the end of the tunnel. Oh well.

Beautiful out today, though. Getting fed up with some of the internet shaming of people just trying to get out side and ride alone, so I think I might do a serious ride this weekend.


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got to this thread late. I hope by now you are on the mend. It has been great cycling with far less traffic up here in VC but avoiding the multi use paths and have a self imposed 10 meter rule. My doctor’s friend is a cardiologist and said aerobic exercise is best for staying healthy and building immune system, sounds good to me. They opened up our county parks for hiking and cycling but the parking remains closed. The county thinks that they can limit the amount of visitors that way. I have seen that all it does is flood the surrounding neighborhoods with parked cars. Distancing on a bike is a much different equation than walking, oh well I sent a few emails telling them I think it is a mistake. Folks can walk the neighborhood and cycle on bike lanes roads for now without so much risk. Being this close to L. A. , I think we are going to be inundated with visitors. Time will tell , I hope i am wrong.
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Old 04-21-20, 02:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Biker395 View Post
I landed in the ER last week with what looks to have been a nasty UTI. Chills, fever, back pain ... pretty sucky. The LAST place I wanted to be was the ER, but I had a video consult with a doc and they insisted.

Kinda like Armageddon in there, but they had procedures in place to try to minimize everyone's exposure. I felt too crappy to be all that scared. lol

Even with antibiotics, the fevers continued to come and go until Sunday of this week. So I got a good dose of COVID-like suffering with no promise of immunity at the end of the tunnel. Oh well.

Beautiful out today, though. Getting fed up with some of the internet shaming of people just trying to get out side and ride alone, so I think I might do a serious ride this weekend.


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