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08-06-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By raceboy

Honest, Mom. It grabbed onto my wheel and...

Honest, Mom. It grabbed onto my wheel and followed me home!
07-01-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,830
Posted By raceboy

You found a knife in a dumpster? OJ would like to...

You found a knife in a dumpster? OJ would like to have a word with you.
04-29-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,368
Posted By raceboy

Almost 30 today with some nice climbing in Palos...

Almost 30 today with some nice climbing in Palos Verdes and two separate critter sightings by the early morning light, a coyote and a strutting peacock.
03-16-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,120
Posted By raceboy

Hilariously accurate quote of the day!

Hilariously accurate quote of the day!
02-27-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,247
Posted By raceboy

On my ride today, a young woman a few hundred...

On my ride today, a young woman a few hundred yards ahead of me pulled over and got off of her bike and was looking at the rear tire, then checking her bike bag as I rode by. I asked if everything...
01-15-22, 12:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,296
Posted By raceboy

I wave my shaver.

I wave my shaver.
12-31-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By raceboy

I come in from the South Bay side and enjoy...

I come in from the South Bay side and enjoy grinding up Via del Monte. Silver Spur is a pretty good one from PV Drive North up to Hawthorne, take a breather as you spin across to Crenshaw and then...
12-28-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,519
Posted By raceboy

I ride in PV a lot. Iíll have to give that one a...

I ride in PV a lot. Iíll have to give that one a go sometime. You do it on a unicycle??? You da man!
12-03-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,337
Posted By raceboy

Iím sure the cops concluded that the cyclists...

Iím sure the cops concluded that the cyclists inside the bike shop caused the crash.
Forum: Southwest
12-01-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,581
Posted By raceboy

Rented a mtb from Las Vegas Cyclery and rode from...

Rented a mtb from Las Vegas Cyclery and rode from the shop around the Red Rocknloop and back. It was a beautiful ride. Hot af.
09-28-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,829
Posted By raceboy

Self guided tours are the way to go for me. Iíve...

Self guided tours are the way to go for me. Iíve done a fewóone in Greece and Vienna to Prague. They can vary the route to your taste, you stay in pretty nice bed and breakfast places. We rent their...
09-20-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By raceboy

See your doc. I had a numbness that started along...

See your doc. I had a numbness that started along little finger and progressed to radiating up to elbow. Then I started losing strength and had arm weakness. A lot of tests revealed a pinched...
09-16-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By raceboy

If Iím paying for an organized century, I want to...

If Iím paying for an organized century, I want to enjoy it! I make sure Iíve done a 70 or 80 mile ride within two weeks of the ride. If the century has big hills, I throw some hills into my training...
09-08-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 101,043
Posted By raceboy

That Rowan takes a licking and keeps on ticking!...

That Rowan takes a licking and keeps on ticking! Stay strong.
09-08-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,430
Posted By raceboy

It would be just my luck to have them put the...

It would be just my luck to have them put the porta potty next to my cemetery plotÖ
08-01-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By raceboy

One of my best low cost cycling investments was a...

One of my best low cost cycling investments was a set of metal tire levels. No more snapping the ends off. If I canít wrestle the tire on with my bare hands, knowing Iíve got an ďenforcerĒ in my tool...
06-06-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,005
Posted By raceboy

Former guy would need a crane to lower him onto...

Former guy would need a crane to lower him onto the bike.
05-08-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,942
Posted By raceboy

Real bike shop in Santa Fe, NM: Melo Velo.

Real bike shop in Santa Fe, NM: Melo Velo.
04-13-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,045
Posted By raceboy

I suggest, anyone starting this, don't eat...

I suggest, anyone starting this, don't eat anything after lunch. Do this for at least a few months until you get used to it.

Then only eat breakfast. Do this for months until you get used to it.
...
02-28-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,530
Posted By raceboy

Mine is a 2012 approx. Aluminum frame. $ I paid...

Mine is a 2012 approx. Aluminum frame. $ I paid $425 for it 2014. They are awesome bikes, imho. I toured mine down the CA coast and it is still one of my go-to commuter bikes. I love it.
01-12-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,749
Posted By raceboy

Physical therapy. Those peeps can give you some...

Physical therapy. Those peeps can give you some great exercises and body mechanics tips. Thatís been my experience.
12-31-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,368
Posted By raceboy

A nice 20-miler with about 5 miles of gentle...

A nice 20-miler with about 5 miles of gentle climbing through the woodsy side of Palms Verdes to close out the year. It was a nice change because the ocean cliffs side is my go-to.
12-12-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 20,467
Posted By raceboy

I’m a cyclist and this will probably be...

I’m a cyclist and this will probably be unpopular. If they were riding double file and taking the lane on a 75 mph highway as the graphic shows, the ones riding behind the sag vehicle were being...
11-14-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,340
Posted By raceboy

Pre Covid, my LBS might sneak my bike in and out...

Pre Covid, my LBS might sneak my bike in and out real quick for a small repair or adjustment because Iíve taken my bikes there for years for repairs I canít do at home. I never expected at asked...
05-25-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,322
Posted By raceboy

Fred strong.

Fred strong.
05-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,322
Posted By raceboy

Except wearing a mask is more about protecting...

Except wearing a mask is more about protecting other people, not about protecting yourself.
03-16-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,381
Posted By raceboy

Also fabulous precision teamwork with the woman...

Also fabulous precision teamwork with the woman who drove the tow car. They really had to work together to keep her in the draft envelope.
03-08-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 196,368
Posted By raceboy

Celebrated the return of DST with a nice mid to...

Celebrated the return of DST with a nice mid to late afternoon 30-miler that combined some scenic hill climbs with beach town rambling. I even had time to stop and change bikes halfway through just...
02-26-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By raceboy

Oh, oh. A disgruntled poster with a gun...

Oh, oh. A disgruntled poster with a gun...
01-25-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By raceboy

Do you know the age of the bike? Do you know or...

Do you know the age of the bike? Do you know or can you find out if it is a steel frame bike? The Shoguns I have seen are 80s steel bikes. Most importantly, have you ridden it? Does it shift smoothly...
01-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,846
Posted By raceboy

So sorry to hear this! I know you are local to me...

So sorry to hear this! I know you are local to me from our past PMs. Don’t hesitate to PM me if you need help with anything. I have a 9-5 but available most evenings or weekend days.

raceboy/Kevin
01-24-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,735
Posted By raceboy

I found a Novara Safari that was a few years old...

I found a Novara Safari that was a few years old for $420, IIRC. Iíve stacked about 10k on it, including a tour
and some century days. In fact, I rode it on a 30 mile work commute today. I love that...
01-09-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,310
Posted By raceboy

The out takes at the end of the video make you...

The out takes at the end of the video make you realize that his near misses and recoveries are as awesome as when he nails each stunt. Kudos to the editor(s). They always make the talent look good.
12-26-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,385
Posted By raceboy

Yes. The real gift here is Peloton actor in...

Yes. The real gift here is Peloton actor in publicity stunt to try and jump start real gf’s acting/modeling career.
12-14-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,259
Posted By raceboy

I have an old bike I use for donor parts and it...

I have an old bike I use for donor parts and it is to the point where I should donate it to the co-op so they can rebuild it and sell it. Yet it never seems to have gotten there... procrastination.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,065
Posted By raceboy

I bike commute 4 days a week. My co-workers find...

I bike commute 4 days a week. My co-workers find that pretty damn quirky.
Forum: Touring
09-21-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,223
Posted By raceboy

Stardognine needs to introduce the church lady to...

Stardognine needs to introduce the church lady to the panhandler.
09-21-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,421
Posted By raceboy

I know. Most will think I’m a chump. But this way...

I know. Most will think I’m a chump. But this way I sleep better.
08-07-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,136
Posted By raceboy

When I was riding bikes casually, I never thought...

When I was riding bikes casually, I never thought that I might get a flat—and I swear I never got one. Then I started riding all the time and read on here about people getting flat tires and studied...
07-26-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By raceboy

No. To explain a bit, 6,7,8 speed use the...

No.

To explain a bit, 6,7,8 speed use the same chain. 9,10, 11 each use their own chain. Cynically speaking, this is because bike manufacturers figured out that the more quickly they can make...
06-22-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,558
Posted By raceboy

Hence the name, Dickís!

Hence the name, Dickís!
12-04-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 29,081
Posted By raceboy

Get married. Then you won't have to worry about...

Get married. Then you won't have to worry about your testicles because somebody else will own them.
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