Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: 'nother
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 2.88 seconds.
03-04-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By 'nother

Davis was my "token" double. I'm pretty much done...

Davis was my "token" double. I'm pretty much done with those. But it was a great ride and I'm glad I did it (even though I could barely walk the next day). If you're thinking about doing a double,...
10-27-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,552
Posted By 'nother

No; the problem is that christ0ph revived a...

No; the problem is that christ0ph revived a nearly year-old thread (date of the OP is 11-11-10), and the original article from the same day is now archived. It's available, but you have to pay for a...
10-21-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By 'nother

You don't say (and I'm not going to guess) what...

You don't say (and I'm not going to guess) what qualifies as dangerous or boring for you, but I would suggest trying Google Maps bicycling directions. There are lots of different ways you could get...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,063
Posted By 'nother

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=36728 ...

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=36728

and

http://williamscycling.com/sys30.html with PowerTap PRO+ rear to go with it


Too bad I can't buy ability. Maybe I should shave more.
10-13-11, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,298
Posted By 'nother

Knee warmers, mostly, but I just got some bib...

Knee warmers, mostly, but I just got some bib knickers which I'm looking forward to using. I have leg warmers but never use them; if it's cold enough for full leg warmers, it's probably time for...
09-29-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By 'nother

This is a false (and dangerous) assumption....

This is a false (and dangerous) assumption. Another law merely gives lawyers more to argue about. Laws don't make cyclists any safer; behaviors do.

In the case of this particular law and its...
09-28-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By 'nother

While I generally favor things that "support"...

While I generally favor things that "support" cycling and aim to improve safety of cyclists, I do not support this law. I think it is unenforceable as written, and will only lead to more, not less...
09-26-11, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By 'nother

Also: when you do encounter malfunctioning...

Also: when you do encounter malfunctioning traffic sensors, it can be worth your while and helpful to everyone if you report it to the local streets & traffic department — even if you're not sure...
05-27-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

You may be missing the point. I don't...

You may be missing the point.

I don't dispute that motorists (and pedestrians, and crawlers) can, as individuals, also engage in a variety of behaviors, some nice, some not—idiotic behavior is by...
05-20-11, 11:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

I totally respect that, your honesty, and your...

I totally respect that, your honesty, and your desire to rise above the fray. I probably *shouldn't* think about those things, but it's hard not to. Thanks for posting this.
05-20-11, 11:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

I don't think anyone's asking for or expecting...

I don't think anyone's asking for or expecting absolute perfection, from either cyclists or motorists. Everyone makes mistakes from time to time. There are scofflaws, both cyclists and motorists....
05-20-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

Definitely. The behavior of this group is...

Definitely.

The behavior of this group is not "like motorists". Like *some* motorists, maybe. But not a semi-organized group of motorists who announce plans to engage in this behavior monthly....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 16,254
Posted By 'nother

Yeah, lots of these pro cyclists are pretty good...

Yeah, lots of these pro cyclists are pretty good with wording that sounds like a denial but isn't really. In the Yahoo! article there's this:


That all may be true, but it's not the same as...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 16,254
Posted By 'nother

I *thought* I read that, but what I actually read...

I *thought* I read that, but what I actually read (in the linked article as well as on cyclingnews) was George denying (via Twitter) talking to 60 Minutes. He didn't deny making the comments to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 16,254
Posted By 'nother

Sorry; my comment was probably inappropriate, and...

Sorry; my comment was probably inappropriate, and you correctly called me out on it. Just my lame attempt at humor; my apologies.

I actually don't (and won't) hate Lance or Livestrong, regardless...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 07:28 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 16,254
Posted By 'nother

I wonder if we should prepare for a massive...

I wonder if we should prepare for a massive public burning (melting?) of Livestrong bracelets?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 16,254
Posted By 'nother

Yeah. Wow, this* is huge. *I have to...

Yeah. Wow, this* is huge.



*I have to put the "if true" disclaimer here...don't want Lance coming after me. All parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty, etc.. Also: yay! A doping...
05-20-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

Are you sure we're talking about the same group? ...

Are you sure we're talking about the same group?




Yeah I think this must be some other ride; either that or your standards are a lot lower than mine. I wouldn't be caught dead riding with...
05-20-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

I have no problem with folks having fun,...

I have no problem with folks having fun, especially fun on a bike. I encourage it, but within limits. Especially the limits of established traffic and other safety-related laws. If they'd just manage...
05-20-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

Precisely.

Precisely.
05-20-11, 03:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

I don't think you've ever seen these guys out on...

I don't think you've ever seen these guys out on one of their rides.

Don't try to paint me as anti-bike as you appear to be doing. You couldn't be more wrong and your attempt to make a joke out of...
05-20-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

WhyFi gets it :-) I disagree that it's...

WhyFi gets it :-)

I disagree that it's "harmless" fun, at least going by past behavior of this group. It is as bad, if not worse than CM, and does not in any way do anything positive for cycling...
05-20-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,391
Posted By 'nother

Anti-cycling group planning traffic disruption tonight

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=21179&e=y
11-08-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By 'nother

A few of our illustrious forumites captured in...

A few of our illustrious forumites captured in pixels:
http://ttlens.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v15/p717387484-3.jpg
http://ttlens.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v12/p293623745-3.jpg...
11-02-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By 'nother

Not sure where I'll set up. Last time I was on...

Not sure where I'll set up. Last time I was on Welch Creek I was riding my bicycle (pronounced, "being humiliated") during the 2007 LKHC series and I don't remember much (oxygen debt?). I recall that...
11-01-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By 'nother

Oh, sure, I remember! After seeing photos from...

Oh, sure, I remember! After seeing photos from the top, it made me glad I came back down :-) Hope you managed to stay cool and dry!

I've been shooting the LKHC this year with a new 135 f/2 lens,...
11-01-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By 'nother

I'll second that one. Welch Creek is uniquely...

I'll second that one. Welch Creek is uniquely brutal. See you out there, I'll be behind the camera(s) again :-)
11-01-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By 'nother

I was out there taking some photos. Perhaps...

I was out there taking some photos. Perhaps you're in there somewhere (clicking on photos goes to the gallery):

http://ttlens.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v11/p656123325-3.jpg...
10-13-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By 'nother

I guess I captured some NorCal Forumites as well:...

I guess I captured some NorCal Forumites as well:

http://ttlens.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v14/p187589881-4.jpg

http://ttlens.zenfolio.com/img/s8/v10/p92715496-4.jpg


Probably others, have a look:...
11-25-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,688
Posted By 'nother

If you're considering doing the low-key event on...

If you're considering doing the low-key event on Hamilton, go to http://www.usacycling.org/forms/waiver.php?url=rider_release.pdf and fill in/print out a registration form and bring it with you to...
05-03-09, 05:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,762
Posted By 'nother

heh. Sorry Ritterview. If I'd known that was you...

heh. Sorry Ritterview. If I'd known that was you I'd have tried to grab more shots. Nowadays there are so many people shooting bike races that I usually just focus on teammates (Alto Velo), friends,...
05-03-09, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,762
Posted By 'nother

http://ttlens.net/cm/albums/09-cats-hill/normal_20...

http://ttlens.net/cm/albums/09-cats-hill/normal_2009-05-02_09-37-41_IMG_6781.jpg
http://ttlens.net/cm/albums/09-cats-hill/normal_2009-05-02_09-46-14_IMG_0060.jpg

some others here...
03-05-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,179
Views: 260,285
Posted By 'nother

Oh, man! That's so cool. How old is the youngest...

Oh, man! That's so cool. How old is the youngest one? Man, what a great way to spend time with your kids. I am working my oldest (7) up to doing a century, we don't have a tandem (yet) but she's done...
02-12-09, 12:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,930
Posted By 'nother

Not it's not...what you're saying still basically...

Not it's not...what you're saying still basically amounts to "HTFU, wussies!" :lol:
02-12-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,930
Posted By 'nother

Some buddies and I are planning to park somewhere...

Some buddies and I are planning to park somewhere down below (not sure if the town of Woodside is a realistic option) and start up Kings around 7:30-8...may depend on just how good/bad the weather...
02-12-09, 11:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,930
Posted By 'nother

I'm in, even if I have to get out my CX bike to...

I'm in, even if I have to get out my CX bike to get up there through mud and/or snow. I won't be testing any PRs going up Kings to get there, as I'll be carrying photo + weather gear (apparently) but...
02-12-09, 08:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,930
Posted By 'nother

Wow, that forecast doesn't sound so great. I...

Wow, that forecast doesn't sound so great. I still plan to hit the local stages (2 & 3) but looks like I'll be doing some wardrobe adjustments. Have to keep a close eye on things I guess and play it...
02-11-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

I'd be surprised if that panned out. For one you...

I'd be surprised if that panned out. For one you are probably not going to be able to just park right at the bridge and "hop in the car" after the riders pass. There will be traffic to contend with....
02-10-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By 'nother

Yeah, that's one of the first places I looked,...

Yeah, that's one of the first places I looked, and road closures are *NOT* included in that info.

Obviously there is going to be some kind of closure...I'm looking for detailed times, duration,...
02-10-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By 'nother

Does anyone have etailed official road closure info for the ToC?

[obviously the subject should say "detailed", if a mod could fix I'd be grateful]

I have been digging around with not much success; maybe I'm just not using the right search terms but I can't seem...
02-09-09, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

I'll be wearing a 40D + 70-200 2.8, possibly a...

I'll be wearing a 40D + 70-200 2.8, possibly a 24-105 but most likely the white bazooka :)
02-09-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

I haven't posted any of those...got 'em floating...

I haven't posted any of those...got 'em floating around here somewhere, I'll see if I can scare them up.
02-09-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

Aw, bummer Ed...I was hoping to meet you at the...

Aw, bummer Ed...I was hoping to meet you at the top of Tunitas and talk (photo) shop. Catch you at the top of Sierra Rd. on Tuesday?

I'm sure Hwy 1 will be great though...my daughter and I were...
02-09-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

I looked at the Williams Cycling site at the...

I looked at the Williams Cycling site at the profiles, and it's hard to tell from there where the exact point is... *but* something to note is that there is still a fair amount of climbing *after*...
02-09-09, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

Hmm. I had another look at the route sheet,...

Hmm. I had another look at the route sheet, here's the direct text (slightly trimmed...the number after the text is the "point to point distance" from the chart):


Right to continue on Tunitas...
02-09-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

Well, I would hardly consider what *I* do to be...

Well, I would hardly consider what *I* do to be "flying"....especially relative to Pro speeds...though I am usually in the big ring by then myself. :D

The location you describe should make for...
02-09-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

From the route sheet, the KOM is *at* the top...

From the route sheet, the KOM is *at* the top (right turn onto Skyline). But given that it is flatter there, speeds are going to be a lot higher, they will be big-ringing it and flying by then. As...
02-09-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 708
Posted By 'nother

Detailed route:...

Detailed route: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/docroot/media/2009/log-stage2.pdf

Somewhere around the bridge would probably be one of the more scenic/iconic places, esp. for photo-taking....
12-23-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,069
Posted By 'nother

I'll be riding Mt. Hamilton in the morning of the...

I'll be riding Mt. Hamilton in the morning of the 1st with some buddies unless the weather is sucky. There is no organized "event", other than the many club/group/shop rides. Lots of people just ride...
12-10-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 110,234
Posted By 'nother

A little sampler from our season so far: ...

A little sampler from our season so far:

It's California, so we do 'cross on the beach:
http://ttlens.net/cm/albums/08-BASPS-5-CoyotePoint/IMG_7646_-_2008-12-07_at_14-04-08.jpg

And of course...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.