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08-15-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,511
Posted By csrpenfab

Took the new Niner gravel bike out for some dusty...

Took the new Niner gravel bike out for some dusty gravel along the Santa Ana River near my home in Eastvale. No rock garden trials riding yet, need to break in the new bike!
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08-11-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,511
Posted By Lemond1985

Back to Sequoia country again today. This time I...

Back to Sequoia country again today. This time I took Bear Creek Road, 16 miles at 6.3% average gradient, but the steepest 1/4 mile is 17.75% and the steepest 1/2 mile is 13.5%. 33rd toughest climb...
08-11-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,835
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Probably because he's brand new and received...

Probably because he's brand new and received quite a bit of trolling while being called a troll. Some were actually helpful. He may have come here to vent and ask for support. Instead he was made...
08-05-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,511
Posted By Lemond1985

Long climb yesterday to visit the sequoias, see...

Long climb yesterday to visit the sequoias, see the ferns and wildflowers. Yes, there are ferns and wildflowers in California in August ... at 6500 feet. Tough day, over 100 degrees, had to scrounge...
08-04-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,458
Posted By TimothyH

Ride any way you want but making an employee be...

Ride any way you want but making an employee be on-call 24x7x365 is immoral. A company which does this is abusive. I would never allow an employeer to treat me unjustly like that.

My my manager...
08-02-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,194
Posted By livedarklions

If it helps you get fired up, you and I could get...

If it helps you get fired up, you and I could get into a heated pointless argument about a noisemaker.

Seriously, you sound depressed, and it's a pretty scary place to be. I hope you get whatever...
08-02-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,283
Posted By 79pmooney

Time for the note I carry in my wallet every bike...

Time for the note I carry in my wallet every bike ride:


Emergency Responders

If I should die as a result of this bicycle accident, however traumatic it may have been, I want you to know that...
08-02-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,283
Posted By Happy Feet

Come hang in the old folks home for a bit and...

Come hang in the old folks home for a bit and observe dying from Alzheimer's or Parkinson's on a daily basis. That'll cure ya.
07-25-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,621
Posted By DiabloScott

Why I ride ... Mount Diablo... it's who I am. ...

Why I ride ... Mount Diablo... it's who I am.

http://vimeo.com/showcase/37033/video/39537993 (https://vimeo.com/showcase/37033/video/39537993)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,115
Posted By Wildwood

Fixed it for you. :thumb:

Fixed it for you. :thumb:
07-20-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,183
Posted By frankenmike

Ketones are the product of lipolysis, i.e. fat...

Ketones are the product of lipolysis, i.e. fat burning, and are the other molecule besides glucose that provide energy to our cells. Nutritional ketosis is very different from ketoacidosis. Btw I’ve...
07-17-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,259
Posted By KLiNCK

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Fig Newtons work well for me.
07-16-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,726
Posted By NomarsGirl

I'm a spinner and the hubby is more of a grinder....

I'm a spinner and the hubby is more of a grinder. We recognize that we could never ride a tandem together or we would kill each other. As long as we have our own bikes, we can ride happily together.
07-16-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,726
Posted By big chainring

Ride the way its comfortable for you. I used to...

Ride the way its comfortable for you. I used to ride at high rpm, but now prefer lower cadence. I like the feel of riding a big gear, even up hill. Get out of the saddle and stomp up a hill in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By JohnDThompson

Thank you for your pedantry. Consider me properly...

Thank you for your pedantry. Consider me properly chastised.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By terrymorse

The Shimano 105 shifter for the front derailleur...

The Shimano 105 shifter for the front derailleur has 4 different positions: L-trim, Low, T-trim, Top.

The L-trim and T-trim are there so the rider can trim the derailleur and keep it from rubbing...
07-04-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 27,360
Posted By big john

Let me just say that I am not a "naysayer" and I...

Let me just say that I am not a "naysayer" and I have nothing against e-assist or e-whatever as long as the rider is not a menace to others. Some of the analogies used here are dubious, however.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,601
Posted By Nachoman

Now you're screwed.

Now you're screwed.
07-03-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Elvo

Santiago Canyon, Silverado Canyon, Live Oak Canyon

Santiago Canyon, Silverado Canyon, Live Oak Canyon
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,850
Posted By Hermes

I do not give unsolicited advice on the road to...

I do not give unsolicited advice on the road to strangers. Even if I wanted to and thought it would help, I do not see how in practice one would pass along a meaningful comment as someone passes me....
06-22-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,723
Posted By wipekitty

It's one of the things I love about this sport....

It's one of the things I love about this sport. When else is it acceptable to go 40+ MPH on a 16 pound piece of plastic wearing nothing but underwear?!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,061
Posted By MidTNBrad

Try lowering your saddle a few millimeters. I...

Try lowering your saddle a few millimeters. I had a similar situation and lowering the saddle a little did it for me.
06-07-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,988
Posted By Slightspeed

Back in the 60s, we raced in the pre-Gatorade...

Back in the 60s, we raced in the pre-Gatorade days. I used to carry tea mixed with honey in my bottle on longer rides, water on shorter training days. We used old school metal bottles, and I had a...
06-06-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,104
Posted By TGT1

Two weeks ago Sunday about noon there was a...

Two weeks ago Sunday about noon there was a madman (probably a paranoid schizophrenic off his meds) yelling at everyone at the shady spot across from the dam.

Aliens were out to get him, ...
06-03-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,275
Posted By Dr.Lou

:D Actually I am just the opposite, I use SPF 70...

:D Actually I am just the opposite, I use SPF 70 or higher for chain lube. Smells much better than WD40 or olive oil.
06-01-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,223
Posted By TimothyH

Lots of advice from fools in this thread. A...

Lots of advice from fools in this thread.

A wife doesn't need a hobby or dogs. She needs a husband who spends time with her.

If her husband doesn't spend time with her then she is going to get...
05-30-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,185
Posted By DrIsotope

Complacency is a killer-- both of my most recent...

Complacency is a killer-- both of my most recent crashes were 100% my fault. Crossing over spots I'd crossed dozens, if not hundreds of time before, only on those fateful days I wasn't as vigilant...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,917
Posted By cthenn

I have several $15 jerseys from Aliexpress, and a...

I have several $15 jerseys from Aliexpress, and a few $100+ ones from Ornot. The Ornot jerseys fit better, and use a nicer (feeling) fabric. Apart from that, I see no reason for the almost 10x price...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,135
Posted By Sy Reene

I've happened to wear an Aaron Rodgers jersey,...

I've happened to wear an Aaron Rodgers jersey, but somehow I'm never confused with the actual person. Don't know why that is.
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Old uptight geezers kicked me out of 50+

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Mid life crisis shirts lol somedays I want to...
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