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09-14-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By vertical bob

Hwy 39 is closed to all traffic due to fire mop...

Hwy 39 is closed to all traffic due to fire mop up till at least Tuesday and all traffic to East Fork will be using GMR. Not a good way to go that way
05-08-17, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,384
Posted By vertical bob

Montrose Bikes on Honolulu. Robert is the...

Montrose Bikes on Honolulu. Robert is the manager. Tell him I sent ya.
03-07-16, 05:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,694
Posted By vertical bob

Mine too. I'll be up in Little T proly at Bear...

Mine too. I'll be up in Little T proly at Bear Divide
02-06-16, 11:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,128
Posted By vertical bob

Yerba Buena in Ventura County.

Yerba Buena in Ventura County.
02-06-16, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By vertical bob

Isn't the restaurant open at Angeles Oaks ?

Isn't the restaurant open at Angeles Oaks ?
03-16-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By vertical bob

In a normal year when the snow plow can get...

In a normal year when the snow plow can get through. Proly pretty soon.
02-09-15, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,563
Posted By vertical bob

Yeah John, those were fun times. We still make it...

Yeah John, those were fun times. We still make it over to Grassy Hollow in the summer.
01-29-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,563
Posted By vertical bob

It can be "damn cold" in the San Gabriels in...

It can be "damn cold" in the San Gabriels in February too. ;0)
01-28-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,563
Posted By vertical bob

The main problem with Angeles Crest is the Chip...

The main problem with Angeles Crest is the Chip Seal pavement. Very rough but hopefully that will be fixed sometime this year.
01-03-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By vertical bob

I rode from Bridgeport to Virginia Lakes and back...

I rode from Bridgeport to Virginia Lakes and back a few years ago in September. It was great. A side trip to Bodie finished the ride. 395 was much better than I expected as it was after labor day not...
11-01-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By vertical bob

Lets hope they mean business.

Lets hope they mean business.
06-25-14, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By vertical bob

Try using the next larger bolt size

Try using the next larger bolt size
06-18-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By vertical bob

Was the snack bar open at Mt High North? I know...

Was the snack bar open at Mt High North? I know that on the weekends they have a frizbee golf course set up there.
06-16-14, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By vertical bob

Absolutely, would never ride Pearblossom Hwy, but...

Absolutely, would never ride Pearblossom Hwy, but I believe he is talking of starting in Pearblossom the town. The road up to Mtn. High is Big Pines Hwy and is very lightly used. It's a really nice...
06-15-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By vertical bob

The earlier you start the better. Gets really hot...

The earlier you start the better. Gets really hot out there but cooler as you go up. You might have to beg for water at a campground
06-09-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By vertical bob

Is there any other way, just sayin. ;0)

Is there any other way, just sayin. ;0)
06-08-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By vertical bob

Woodman to Osborne, at Foothill Osborne becomes...

Woodman to Osborne, at Foothill Osborne becomes Little Tujunga which eventually becomes Sand Canyon down to Soledad and the bike path systems.
05-26-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,684
Posted By vertical bob

The Lost Hills Sheriff station on Agoura Rd. has...

The Lost Hills Sheriff station on Agoura Rd. has the juristisction in that area. Report this to save lives. I see this behavior all the time on Mtn. roads. Often with a parent in the follow car. Very...
05-06-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,838
Posted By vertical bob

Yeah, I see Karen is at it again. '0)

Yeah, I see Karen is at it again. '0)
05-05-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,838
Posted By vertical bob

Rode there on Saturday.Clean as a whistle

Rode there on Saturday.Clean as a whistle
04-10-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By vertical bob

You should have clear sailing. The only traffic...

You should have clear sailing. The only traffic we had Wednesday was a few construction trucks
03-23-14, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By vertical bob

and then on over Dawson , Vincents Gap and Big...

and then on over Dawson , Vincents Gap and Big Pines. And Back? Epic day
03-20-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By vertical bob

There is a Fire Station and Post office in...

There is a Fire Station and Post office in Valyermo with space to park and probably safe too.That's where I will park on
Valyermo Road. That is a great climb.
12-24-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,221
Posted By vertical bob

The chip seal is exactly the same as AC. Rough...

The chip seal is exactly the same as AC. Rough but rideable
12-21-13, 08:45 AM
09-30-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,784
Posted By vertical bob

What ? Do you work for Cal Trans? You are the...

What ? Do you work for Cal Trans? You are the only person I have heard from who feels that way.
09-29-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,784
Posted By vertical bob

I went to the Cal trans meeting on this issue on...

I went to the Cal trans meeting on this issue on Friday. They are aware of our objections but I don't think the state cares much about us. Our best weapon is to sign this petition and make sure it...
09-23-13, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,784
Posted By vertical bob

That's great news, now to go to the meeting and...

That's great news, now to go to the meeting and stink up the place
http://la.streetsblog.org/2013/09/01/caltrans-district-7-bicycle-advisory-committee-5/
09-22-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,784
Posted By vertical bob

We rode 80 miles on it yesterday Red Box to...

We rode 80 miles on it yesterday Red Box to Grassy Hollow and back. Ya kinda get used to it but it sure beats me up. I'm not gonna let it keep me from riding my favorite mountains I guess. Herb, or...
09-16-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,784
Posted By vertical bob

Here's or chance to let Cal Trans what we think...

Here's or chance to let Cal Trans what we think of their chip seal lets show up and scream bloody murder http://la.streetsblog.org/2013/09/01/caltrans-district-7-bicycle-advisory-committee-5/
09-16-13, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By vertical bob

Here's our chance to let Cal Trans know what we...

Here's our chance to let Cal Trans know what we think of their chip seal lets show up and scream bloody murder http://la.streetsblog.org/2013/09/01/caltrans-district-7-bicycle-advisory-committee-5/
09-15-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By vertical bob

It goes all the way up to the parking lot. This...

It goes all the way up to the parking lot. This one is not a Cal Trans deal I think. The sign says San Bernadino Co. Worst chip seal ever. Folks at the trout farm said it's already pealing up at...
08-29-13, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,784
Posted By vertical bob

starting at Red Box 7am

starting at Red Box 7am
08-14-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By vertical bob

Maybe so but did you notice while climbing that...

Maybe so but did you notice while climbing that when you pulled on to the smooth pavement on the turn outs your speed went up .7mph with the same effort?
08-14-13, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By vertical bob

Cal Trans has ruined Angeles Crest with the chip...

Cal Trans has ruined Angeles Crest with the chip seal. Just when you think the state can't do any worse they pull this. Shoulder un rideable, and pity the poor cyclist who goes down on that pavement....
07-08-13, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,669
Posted By vertical bob

I totally agree, what kind of selfish person...

I totally agree, what kind of selfish person would spread their trash in our mountains. All for a meager 100 calories. I sometimes go up Big and Little T to clean up trash at turnouts and have the...
05-20-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,923
Posted By vertical bob

No problem we will be done early, you can still...

No problem we will be done early, you can still make your calls.
05-19-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,923
Posted By vertical bob

Hey Kurt, Vic volunteered you to climb Horseshoe...

Hey Kurt, Vic volunteered you to climb Horseshoe Meadows the day before your "easy" Eastern sierra double. See ya there.;0)
05-01-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,827
Posted By vertical bob

Squid's Leap is where Lou Ann and I were among...

Squid's Leap is where Lou Ann and I were among the first upon a fatal Motorcycle accident last year. I wonder
if the rider's brother who was holding his head while he bled out in Lou's arms is...
02-12-13, 10:40 PM
12-28-12, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,794
Posted By vertical bob

I use perscription sunglasses without bifocal and...

I use perscription sunglasses without bifocal and that works fine. I can read the # on my computer and distance is great. Spent the extra $ for polaroid this time. That really makes a difference
11-05-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,154
Posted By vertical bob

Nice to meet all that I had not ridden with...

Nice to meet all that I had not ridden with before. Hats off to the guy on platform pedals. Great Job. FYI Stefan did the entire KOM series on platforms and street shoes. The guy is amazing. Great...
11-04-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,154
Posted By vertical bob

Under that barricade, then up the very perfect...

Under that barricade, then up the very perfect surface to Dawson Saddle. TJ, Victor Cooper and Stefan all hit Dawson before me (by a few minutes) with Terri Boykins arriving a few minutes after me....
11-02-12, 09:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,154
Posted By vertical bob

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=34.35...

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=34.35654792282576&lon=-117.85112635864254
Forcast for Islip Saddle where the 2 and 39 meet.
11-02-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,154
Posted By vertical bob

At the Spring drink from the first fall furthest...

At the Spring drink from the first fall furthest from the cabin and keep an eye out as the road is open and cars come by ,not like years past when we had the road to ourselves. It's right after a...
10-29-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,154
Posted By vertical bob

I'm in.

I'm in.
10-21-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By vertical bob

Please never ride in aero bars when in a group....

Please never ride in aero bars when in a group. Way to dangerous to others. That's why the pro peleton has outlawed them for years and they are the best riders in the world. TT only
10-14-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By vertical bob

You may have had a slow leak from the usual...

You may have had a slow leak from the usual sources. Glass, goat head, etc. You were probably gonna be changing your tube in a couple of miles
09-12-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By vertical bob

Same thing happened to me a few weks ago. It's...

Same thing happened to me a few weks ago. It's the bearing in the wheel hub probably not the one in the free hub itself. Easy for a shop to replace. I know several people who have had the same...
09-08-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 889
Posted By vertical bob

Got water at Monte Cristo campground on Angeles...

Got water at Monte Cristo campground on Angeles Forest HWY today after asking the ranger if it was good. It's just north on Upper Big T on AF HWY. Good to know since Hidden Springs cafe has been gone...
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