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Old 09-11-12, 12:30 PM
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Any SoCal riders experiencing this?

Foul Smell Reported Across Southern California

A strong rotten egg smell had Southern Californians plugging their noses and crying foul Monday as air quality investigators scrambled to determine if the sulfurous scent was coming from the Salton Sea.

Investigators from the South Coast Air Quality Management District spread investigators all over the region in an attempt to track the stench after being flooded with 200 complaints since midnight from across much of the district's 10,000 square miles, said Barry Wallerstein, executive for the agency.

Wallerstein said "several factors" indicate the odor could be coming from the Salton Sea, a 376-square-mile saltwater lake about 150 miles southeast of Los Angeles, but there is no definitive evidence yet of this or any other cause.

"The odor was extremely intense," said Janis Dawson of the Salton Sea Authority. "We actually thought that somebody had an accident, a broken sewage main, that's how strong it was."

https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/f...ornia-17204953
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Old 09-11-12, 12:42 PM
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I was not gonna do my usual 20 mile night ride if was stinky outside.

I think by night time, it toned down already. I was able to do my night ride.
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Old 09-11-12, 01:22 PM
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I'm in Santa Ana...no such smell. Then again we have a strong sea breeze blowing.
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smelled that all the way in Pasadena
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HTFU I live in New Jersey. It always smells like rotten eggs here.
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Originally Posted by slowandsteady View Post
HTFU I live in New Jersey. It always smells like rotten eggs here.
Lately like dead deer, too
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Originally Posted by slowandsteady View Post
HTFU I live in New Jersey. It always smells like rotten eggs here.
That's funny.....
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Supposedly a massive fish die-off at Salton Sea.

Nvm. Didn't read all of OP.
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Originally Posted by Chucklehead View Post
Supposedly a massive fish die-off at Salton Sea.

Nvm. Didn't read all of OP.
They seem to have those fish die-offs there every 10-12 years or so. What's up with that?
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I am in Orange County and nothing stinks here but the attitudes of the local politicians.
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Originally Posted by Chris Pringle View Post
They seem to have those fish die-offs there every 10-12 years or so. What's up with that?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salton_...mental_decline
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it's TIMMY TIME!!!!
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Originally Posted by Carbon Unit View Post
I am in Orange County and nothing stinks here but the attitudes of the local politicians.
What about the taxes?
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I smelled something very sulfur like last night. Im in OC. Seemed to be coming from our water softener, maybe it was linked to that somehow. It was very odd.

My brother was also around...I was joking with him that I couldn't be sure if it was the water softener or his ass leaking.
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I'm in the San Fernando Valley and rode throughout the valley into Montrose today and didn't smell anything.
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Originally Posted by BustaQuad View Post
What about the taxes?
Good point. The taxes in California stink. Our politicians think we will tollerate anything in order to not shovel snow.
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Santa Barbara, and nope.
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Originally Posted by rangerdavid View Post
it's timmy time!!!!

ding dong
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