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12-20-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By TJKnight

On 12/1716, I rode in the San Gabriels. There was...

On 12/1716, I rode in the San Gabriels. There was ice on ACH below Clear Creek so I dropped down to AFH and went up to the burned out Fire Camp above Mill Creek Summit, where there was plenty of snow...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,599
Posted By TJKnight

Above 40 degrees I use Castelli Lightness...

Above 40 degrees I use Castelli Lightness Gloves...
11-16-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By TJKnight

In addition to the climbs you mention, Sherman...

In addition to the climbs you mention, Sherman Pass from Pearsonville (https://goo.gl/maps/EHBbtrf2teG2) is a pretty nice out and back. You may have to plan to carry extra water, or check in advance...
09-14-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,881
Posted By TJKnight

The spring on 39 is not dry. It's a spring. ...

The spring on 39 is not dry. It's a spring.

Coldbrook's water is unreliable.

Hwy 39 is one of the best climbs around.
09-14-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By TJKnight

Yes. Lots of cyclists and even a few motorists on...

Yes. Lots of cyclists and even a few motorists on Little T past the Road Closed signs. Gotta slow down, though-- lots of rocks on the road.
09-14-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By TJKnight

The hands down best route from Colorado to Arroyo...

The hands down best route from Colorado to Arroyo Blvd is Patrician Way. However, a lesser alternate would be Linda Vista.

Woodbury to New York is great, but Foothill is no fun, even for the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,111
Posted By TJKnight

Panache or high end Castelli, such as the inferno.

Panache or high end Castelli, such as the inferno.
04-27-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By TJKnight

Even though Stage 2 is a Monday, there'll be a s...

Even though Stage 2 is a Monday, there'll be a s h i t ton of cyclists and shops with tents up on Angeles Crest.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By TJKnight

This.

This.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,814
Posted By TJKnight

Why do you want to ride no handed?

Why do you want to ride no handed?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,457
Posted By TJKnight

Sparkling water and sleeping pills.

Sparkling water and sleeping pills.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-16, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By TJKnight

Call 911 and go to the ER stat! IT MAY ALREADY BE...

Call 911 and go to the ER stat! IT MAY ALREADY BE TOO LATE!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By TJKnight

4:18 AM on Saturday, April 23, 2016 Giro...

4:18 AM on Saturday, April 23, 2016


Giro de Bri Stage 3



Distance: 121.6mi
Elevation Gain: 12,835ft
Moving Time: 8:11:55
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-16, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By TJKnight

April 10: Santa Monica Mountains Climbs Century ...

April 10: Santa Monica Mountains Climbs Century


106.5mi Distance
7:13:24 Moving Time
12,979ft Elevation
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-16, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By TJKnight

3rd annual Hipaversary Ride...

3rd annual Hipaversary Ride (https://www.strava.com/activities/534040705)

6:42 AM
136.8mi
12,323ft
Achievements 42
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,608
Posted By TJKnight

I knew that guy had to be doping! So is everyone...

I knew that guy had to be doping! So is everyone else who is faster than me going up the hillz! U R ALL CHEATERS 4 LIFE!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 936
Posted By TJKnight

Acton Loop...

Acton Loop (https://www.strava.com/activities/527676364)

3/19/16, 7:18 AM
118.1mi/12,110ft



Achievements 21
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-16, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 937
Posted By TJKnight

Specialized.

Specialized.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By TJKnight

4:38 AM on Saturday, March 19, 2016 Giro de...

4:38 AM on Saturday, March 19, 2016
Giro de Bri Stage 2
115.5 mi/12,234 ft
7:47:02 Moving Time
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11-06-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By TJKnight

This.

This.
11-06-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By TJKnight

I like steepies, and there's lots more climbing...

I like steepies, and there's lots more climbing in that area. Ride Chevy Chase and climb every side street you see that looks like it goes up. Then head to La Canada and climb every steepie...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,054
Posted By TJKnight

10/24/15: Oceanside Double Century: Beautiful...

10/24/15: Oceanside Double Century: Beautiful weather, though a bit hot on the Montezuma Grade climb. The route went from Oceanside, CA down to Encinitas, then up to Julian, down to Borrego Springs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-15, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By TJKnight

Solvang Autumn Double Century: 198/11.5k....

Solvang Autumn Double Century: 198/11.5k. Freaking amazing scenery. The Mount Tepesquet climb was my personal favorite. This pic is from the long flat after that descent, en route back to Solvang....
09-28-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By TJKnight

That detour route over the I5 and onto Western...

That detour route over the I5 and onto Western Heritage Way gets really backed up from Zoo traffic on the weekends. I hope there's some safety measures implemented for cyclists.
09-25-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By TJKnight

There are also some nice roads way north of...

There are also some nice roads way north of Foothill from La Canada to Sunland. Lots up there to explore.
08-27-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By TJKnight

Over the past three years I've seen a gradual...

Over the past three years I've seen a gradual increase in the number of bike commuters to DTLA. I see messengers ride dangerously and I see bus and car drivers unwilling to share the road. However,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,175
Posted By TJKnight

Panache

Panache
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,191
Posted By TJKnight

Saturday 8/22: Rode from Pasadena to Wrightwood...

Saturday 8/22: Rode from Pasadena to Wrightwood and back via Angeles Crest Hwy. 126/14k. Felt unusually slow on the return.
https://twitter.com/tjkn/status/635322293049122816
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,845
Posted By TJKnight

This.

This.
07-29-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By TJKnight

There's a few rocks but it's totally rideable to...

There's a few rocks but it's totally rideable to Dawson.
Forum: Commuting
07-24-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,011
Posted By TJKnight

That was my first thought. Nice gesture though.

That was my first thought. Nice gesture though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,701
Posted By TJKnight

I wish we had the problem of "too many cyclists"...

I wish we had the problem of "too many cyclists" at lights!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By TJKnight

I have one Rapha wool baselayer that I like for...

I have one Rapha wool baselayer that I like for rain rides.

Panache is comparable to high end Castelli, which I also recommend-- the inferno bibs and aero race jersey are great for high heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 959
Posted By TJKnight

466609 The Castelli seamless is the best...

466609
The Castelli seamless is the best baselayer I have ever worn. It's perfect for high heat. It's pricey but hold its form well over hundreds of rides.

My favorite kit is Panache: Panache...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,089
Posted By TJKnight

Friday: Acton Loop, 104 miles/10k elevation gain....

Friday: Acton Loop, 104 miles/10k elevation gain.
Saturday: Exploring La Crescenta and La Canada, 23/2k.
Sunday: Las Tunas Canyon Road loop aborted, 37/2.6k.
04-27-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By TJKnight

Las Tunas Canyon Road closed yesterday. Why?

Near the I-210 junction LAPD officers were turning back cyclists heading up Las Tunas Canyon Road yesterday (4/26/15) nigh about 10:00 am. There was a strong tailwind that surely would have propelled...
03-22-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By TJKnight

The 18 to Big Bear. I rode this on a club event...

The 18 to Big Bear. I rode this on a club event ride, but would really enjoy riding it regularly. It's unsafe, with no shoulder and heavy traffic. Lots of tourists and hicks.
01-12-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,897
Posted By TJKnight

For those who mentioned the Fall Death Valley...

For those who mentioned the Fall Death Valley Double, it does not look good. The Park Service added a sh1t ton of requirements to get a pass approved, making it very difficult to schedule any...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By TJKnight

Saturday: 109 miles, 11k on Angeles Crest Hwy. ...

Saturday: 109 miles, 11k on Angeles Crest Hwy.
Sunday: 20 miles, 1k recovery ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By TJKnight

Use lights, wear bright clothing, be predictable,...

Use lights, wear bright clothing, be predictable, make eye contact, and find safe routes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,273
Posted By TJKnight

Yes I purchased it at Pasadena Incycle. ...

Yes I purchased it at Pasadena Incycle.

It's a Romin Evo Pro saddle. I just installed it and rode with it for the first time today, and it feels great.

i haven't adjusted the handlebars since...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,647
Posted By TJKnight

Oatmeal or Oatmeal and toast with peanut...

Oatmeal
or
Oatmeal and toast with peanut butter and jelly
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,273
Posted By TJKnight

405662 Here's my 2014 SuperSix EVO HiMod 2 with...

405662
Here's my 2014 SuperSix EVO HiMod 2 with Mechanical DA. I purchased it two weeks ago. Last Saturday (9/6/14) I rode from Pasadena to Wrightwood and back (up HWY 39 and back HWY 2) for 131...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,803,324
Posted By TJKnight

405262 BAR HNS ENERGY BAR 400364 DRINKS SKL...

405262 BAR HNS ENERGY BAR
400364 DRINKS SKL EXERCISE MIX

(Honey Stinger Peanut Butta Pro bars)
(Skratch Labs Lemon Lime mix)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,601
Posted By TJKnight

They are absolutely wonderful for climbing.

They are absolutely wonderful for climbing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,425
Posted By TJKnight

I drink a couple Cokes on my climbing rides at...

I drink a couple Cokes on my climbing rides at about mile 70 if it's hot out. I usually recover with chocolate milk.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,107
Posted By TJKnight

Shimano RS81 C24 are great: ...

Shimano RS81 C24 are great:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Shimano+RS81+C24&oq=Shimano+RS81+C24&aqs=chrome..69i57j0l5.208j0j4&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=93&ie=UTF-8#q=Shimano+RS81+C24+reviews
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 563,489
Posted By TJKnight

Here's me at the top of Mt. Wilson at mile 86...

Here's me at the top of Mt. Wilson at mile 86 403652on my new 2014 SuperSix Evo HiMod 2.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,606
Posted By TJKnight

Be prepared for traffic on Topanga Canyon at mile...

Be prepared for traffic on Topanga Canyon at mile 80. I always hate heavy traffic at the end of long rides.
09-02-14, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,556
Posted By TJKnight

I rode up Hwy 39 to the 2 then on to Dawson...

I rode up Hwy 39 to the 2 then on to Dawson Saddle on Friday, 8/29/14, and although there was an active CalTrans crew moving dirt, they were very nice to me and waved me through their zone. The...
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