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Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By mikeymichaels

You make a good point

You make a good point
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By mikeymichaels

The clear coat and/or resin on carbon fiber...

The clear coat and/or resin on carbon fiber automotive parts (e.g. hoods, spoilers/wings, etc.) yellow/haze just like this too. It's just cosmetic wear from UV and oxidation until it's completely...
11-11-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By mikeymichaels

1. If you want to climb Mt. Baldy Rd, I like this...

1. If you want to climb Mt. Baldy Rd, I like this Vons parking lot (https://goo.gl/maps/tZhoako15da6PKFb7). Vons has restrooms and almost any nutrition you want/need. You should technically be a...
Forum: Introductions
09-29-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By mikeymichaels

Welcome! I'd love to see this wooden bike!

Welcome! I'd love to see this wooden bike!
Forum: Introductions
09-29-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By mikeymichaels

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
09-29-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By mikeymichaels

Welcome!

Welcome!
09-24-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,890
Views: 299,256
Posted By mikeymichaels

I gave myself a good beatdown today with 5 hours...

I gave myself a good beatdown today with 5 hours of sleep. Bonked pretty hard at the end too, awesome.
...
Forum: Foo
09-21-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 507,681
Posted By mikeymichaels

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09-21-21, 01:56 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,552
Posted By mikeymichaels

It might help to lie on your back with your legs...

It might help to lie on your back with your legs up in the air, like a dying bug, kicking around whilst rocking back and forth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By mikeymichaels

Sources of noise to eliminate include:...

Sources of noise to eliminate include: handlebar/stem, headset, axles/skewers, rear wheel/spokes, pedals, cleats, shoes, rear derailleur hanger, chain, and finally bottom bracket.

I had a single...
09-21-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By mikeymichaels

Every time I work on my car or bike, I tell...

Every time I work on my car or bike, I tell myself, "I hope I don't mess something up."

You got this!
09-20-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By mikeymichaels

If youíve purchased and installed the correct...

If youíve purchased and installed the correct replacement hoods, it may just take some precise massaging to get the hoods to line up perfectly onto the shifter and get all the little nubs lined up.
Forum: Introductions
09-20-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By mikeymichaels

Thanks for the suggestions! Some of the routes...

Thanks for the suggestions! Some of the routes you mentioned have been on my radar too: Big Bear, Palomar Mountain, Idyllwild, and the Santa Monica Mountains.

I did try the 39 up to the Crystal...
Forum: Foo
09-19-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 507,681
Posted By mikeymichaels

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09-19-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,995
Posted By mikeymichaels

Strava is a good motivator for me because I use...

Strava is a good motivator for me because I use some segments sort of like time trials. Itís also fun trying to take segment KOMs that are within reach.

Strava offers a nice way for me to log...
09-19-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By mikeymichaels

I actually like seeing how fast people can be. I...

I actually like seeing how fast people can be. I see it as inspiration.
Forum: Introductions
09-19-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By mikeymichaels

That and GRR for me!

That and GRR for me!
Forum: Introductions
09-17-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By mikeymichaels

Awesome!

Awesome!
09-17-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,890
Views: 299,256
Posted By mikeymichaels

31 miles after work last night. It was a little...

31 miles after work last night. It was a little scary.
09-17-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By mikeymichaels

Just watch out for wildlife: geese, squirrels,...

Just watch out for wildlife: geese, squirrels, and one time I hoped over a snake that was lying across the path. Some sections of the trail have curves you might need to slow down for, depending on...
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5,466
Views: 507,681
Posted By mikeymichaels

I'm going to enjoy looking through this thread....

I'm going to enjoy looking through this thread. Once I have 10 posts I'll come back and contribute too.
Forum: Introductions
09-17-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By mikeymichaels

Hi from Southern California

Hi everyone, I'm new to the forums. I've been bicycling since childhood, but road cycling for about 11 years now, with 2-3 years of minimal riding in there. I try to start my rides from home, so...
09-15-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 174,211
Posted By mikeymichaels

This morning was pretty cool so I rode up Mt...

This morning was pretty cool so I rode up Mt Baldy until the Forest Service turned me back due to the forest closures. Was shooting for 100 miles but ended up doing ~73 instead. It was still good!
09-15-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,492
Posted By mikeymichaels

I used to drink Gatorade powder mix but nowadays...

I used to drink Gatorade powder mix but nowadays I just drink water because it's easier to clean the bottles (and the bike when it gets splashed around). I do eat candy (e.g. gummy bears), an...
09-15-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,492
Posted By mikeymichaels

I agree, they turned me back on Mt Baldy Rd this...

I agree, they turned me back on Mt Baldy Rd this morning =(
09-15-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 2,044,949
Posted By mikeymichaels

Hi, I just joined the forums today. I've been...

Hi, I just joined the forums today. I've been riding about 11 years now but I took about 2-3 years off somewhere in the middle. I ride mostly around Orange County and parts of Los Angeles County,...
09-15-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By mikeymichaels

Not in San Diego but I've had a repair done at...

Not in San Diego but I've had a repair done at Premier Bicycle Werks in Orange, CA. Paint work wasn't the best, but the frame is fixed.

There's also Montenegro Mfg in Los Angeles. I've only had...
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