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09-20-21, 09:38 AM
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Posted By Ogsarg

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09-15-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ogsarg

What I learned is that it is not easy to ride...

What I learned is that it is not easy to ride no-handed on a lightweight carbon bike when there is any substantial wind.
09-07-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 877
Posted By Ogsarg

At some point it just becomes easier to put a...

At some point it just becomes easier to put a cycling app on your phone and ditching the computer altogether.
08-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,231
Posted By Ogsarg

No pedal should snap off, not even cheap plastic...

No pedal should snap off, not even cheap plastic ones from a big box store. Could result in serious injuries in the right circumstance.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Not many shady places to stop out here. Panoche...
08-11-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 509
Posted By Ogsarg

I'd go ride some trails before you do anything....

I'd go ride some trails before you do anything. Conditions on trails can vary quite a bit and you may find you're totally comfortable with what you have and if you're not, you'll have a better idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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08-02-21, 01:45 PM
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Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Sunflowers along Old Airline Hwy.
07-22-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Ogsarg

Pactimo has been my main brand for several years....

Pactimo has been my main brand for several years. I currently have 3 pairs of bibs and about 5 jerseys as well as a thermal jersey, a wind vest, a base layer top, and a pair of gloves. Their 12 hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,485
Posted By Ogsarg

If you're walking down the sidewalk do you say hi...

If you're walking down the sidewalk do you say hi to everyone you pass? Probably not. While you may think that you are part of a special group and feel like you should acknowledge others, you should...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Ogsarg

Personally, I think a road bike is easier on the...

Personally, I think a road bike is easier on the back than a bike where you sit upright but not all agree. Road bike handlebars offer several different hand positions and that can reduce hand/wrist...
06-07-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Yellowstone
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
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Old Airline Hiway. San Benito Cty, CA
06-04-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,787
Posted By Ogsarg

At 64 (same age as me) I'd worry more about...

At 64 (same age as me) I'd worry more about breaking a hip than the bike. Not sure what kind of crashes you have experienced but if just falling over I would not really worry about either. As was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,001
Posted By Ogsarg

I think what you are looking to get out of the...

I think what you are looking to get out of the future shock is exactly what it is made for, i.e. dealing with jarring kinds of bumps/potholes. I have the ver. 1.5 on mine so no rebound damping but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,367
Posted By Ogsarg

Tire looks old. Check the date code to see when...

Tire looks old. Check the date code to see when they were made.
05-27-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,817
Posted By Ogsarg

I got vaccinated when I was in my late 50's since...

I got vaccinated when I was in my late 50's since it seems to run in my family. Just recently got the Shingrix vax since it is way more effective. Reaction to the Shingrix was really bad but nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,107
Posted By Ogsarg

I can appreciate the aero technology that goes in...

I can appreciate the aero technology that goes in to TT bikes but to me, from an aesthetic standpoint, they are definitely NOT HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Ogsarg

PSA - Beware of fake Pactimo facebook account

Copied from an email I received from Pactimo.....
WATCH OUT FOR A FAKE FACEBOOK
ACCOUNT POSING AS PACTIMO

It has come to our attention there is a fake Pactimo Facebook page attempting to scam...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Ogsarg

I bought a leftover 2019 Roubaix comp on sale...

I bought a leftover 2019 Roubaix comp on sale when the 2020 model had been out a while. Initially I was not crazy about the color but it met my criteria of anything but matte black.

After a year...
05-17-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Historic outhouse, Grand Tetons.
05-17-21, 05:59 PM
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Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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The most unusual thing I saw in Yellowstone last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Santa Ana Valley road...
04-24-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,072
Posted By Ogsarg

We have a Ford Transit Connect where I work and...

We have a Ford Transit Connect where I work and it drives as nice as a lot of cars with a ton of room in the back for carrying stuff.
04-24-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ogsarg

If you haven't tried a recumbent trike, I would...

If you haven't tried a recumbent trike, I would see if you can find a place that would let you test ride.

I met a guy on the road a year or so ago who was in a similar situation. He had been a...
04-12-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Distant barn, Cienega valley
04-08-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,906
Posted By Ogsarg

If you have an iphone, you can share your...

If you have an iphone, you can share your location with your spouse. Set them up as a contact, open the contact and near the bottom there is a "share location" button. You can share for an hour, till...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 12,498
Posted By Ogsarg

If the only carbon fiber bike you can afford is a...

If the only carbon fiber bike you can afford is a no-name chinese frame, I would go aluminum or steel from a known manufacturer.

You said you aren't racing and riding for fitness so a little...
04-06-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,908
Posted By Ogsarg

Why get worked up about it? Basically a troll...

Why get worked up about it? Basically a troll looking for reaction. It doesn't deserve viewing or comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By Ogsarg

For every front flat I've had at least 5 rear...

For every front flat I've had at least 5 rear flats so the less durable tire would go in front for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Anzar Rd. near San Juan Bautista, CA.
04-02-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
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A dead end road near Tres Pinos, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Ogsarg

Bare minimum for me: stuff to fix a flat...

Bare minimum for me:

stuff to fix a flat and inflate
water/hydration. 2 full bottles for anything more than a short ride.
Take a look mirror
Lights. I think daytime visibility is critical...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ogsarg

I would do it for sure. I see no point in keeping...

I would do it for sure. I see no point in keeping something that isn't being used and besides that, I'm getting of an age where I'm starting to consider the burden on my children having to deal with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By Ogsarg

Topeak Race Rocket HP has worked well for me and...

Topeak Race Rocket HP has worked well for me and I get more than my share of flats. Very compact and light but it does take a lot of pumping. For 25c tires, about 150 strokes to get enough to ride...
03-22-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Freshly planted Raspberries. Watsonville, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Vega Rd. Santa Cruz Cty, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,710
Posted By Ogsarg

The picture of the tire tread pattern and...

The picture of the tire tread pattern and packaging look identical to what I purchased as a Pro one Evo. I certainly agree about the confusion in regards to product names. you get various names on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,220
Posted By Ogsarg

Ditto the above. Silly to spend the money unless...

Ditto the above. Silly to spend the money unless and until you find something lacking in what you have.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Hwy 25 San Benito Cty, CA...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 403,872
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By Ogsarg

I recently sold an early 80's bmx style bike that...

I recently sold an early 80's bmx style bike that had been hanging from my garage ceiling since around 1990. I fully disclosed that it had been there forever and would need tires and tubes but when I...
03-08-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Along Elkhorn road, Elkhorn, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By Ogsarg

Go see your doctor. That is the only advice here...

Go see your doctor. That is the only advice here that you should listen to.
03-02-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,165
Views: 636,897
Posted By Ogsarg

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 484,171
Posted By Ogsarg

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Cienega Rd. San Benito Cty, CA
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,287
Posted By Ogsarg

If you have enough time to activate your horn,...

If you have enough time to activate your horn, you have more than enough time to avoid whatever danger is posed by whoever you are honking at. If you're counting on someone hearing you to be safe,...
02-24-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,663
Posted By Ogsarg

Assume everyone is out to get you and ride...

Assume everyone is out to get you and ride accordingly. Never do anything based on what you expect someone to do.

Being in the right after getting hit does no good.

Obstruct traffic as little...
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