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03-30-20, 10:36 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

29-miler up the (in)famous kitchen creek climb...

29-miler up the (in)famous kitchen creek climb out in the laguna mountains about 50 min drive east of san diego. started in pine valley, descended old hwy 80
and hung that left onto kitchen creek...
03-29-20, 10:38 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

two rides today. a middling, roundabout 15-miler...

two rides today. a middling, roundabout 15-miler to the old town train station here in san diego near the 5/8 freeways intersection.
then, took the train (totally empty) up to oceanside and a...
03-29-20, 10:28 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

yah...gmr will do that to you. :)

yah...gmr will do that to you. :)
03-29-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 118,526
Posted By ERdept

Yesterday, I rode Glendora Mountain Road to "The...

Yesterday, I rode Glendora Mountain Road to "The Village".

The road was closed to cars, so besides the view the ride was amazing.

Descended almost no brakes for 20 min.

It was literally...
03-29-20, 05:45 PM
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Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Thirty miles to PCH and back. There was LOTS of...

Thirty miles to PCH and back. There was LOTS of traffic. With parking lots for beaches, parks and hiking trails closed, people were parking on the shoulders, which made it interesting in an already...
03-28-20, 10:42 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

40+ miles from mission valley up to claremont...

40+ miles from mission valley up to claremont then east to tierrasanta and over the pass on the 52 fwy bike path. santee up to san carlos then over to lake murray area
and down to la mesa. la mesa...
03-28-20, 08:53 AM
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Posted By TakingMyTime

^ What he said! That is just awesome.

^ What he said!

That is just awesome.
03-28-20, 01:14 AM
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Views: 118,526
Posted By ooga-booga

^simply awesome. thumbs way up.

^simply awesome. thumbs way up.
03-27-20, 04:20 AM
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Views: 1,618
Posted By indyfabz

It helps to read all post before responding. With...

It helps to read all post before responding. With a few exceptions, 50í to 60í from end of tie is most like not going to be on railroad property. However, itís quite possible that they are on private...
03-26-20, 08:43 PM
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Views: 1,618
Posted By Doug64

There is a very nice route down the Mississippi...

There is a very nice route down the Mississippi without getting on railroads' rights-of way.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49083154496_567304ab5b_b.jpg
03-26-20, 08:33 PM
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Views: 1,618
Posted By Doug64

It dpends where you are. ...

It dpends where you are.

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03-26-20, 08:18 PM
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Posted By canklecat

Depends. In some states those unpaved paths...

Depends. In some states those unpaved paths running parallel with railroad tracks, but 20-50 feet away, are often utility easements, not strictly railroad property or private property.

Texas...
03-26-20, 08:02 PM
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Views: 1,618
Posted By obrentharris

Railroad right of ways are usually 50 feet wide...

Railroad right of ways are usually 50 feet wide (25 feet either side of center of track) but can vary from 25' to 400'. I've ridden the paths and dirt roads next to several tracks and have never...
03-26-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,449
Posted By billridesbikes

or Arkansas or Oregon These three states...

or Arkansas
or Oregon

These three states now allow cyclist to treat stop signs like yield signs.
Next time tell them itís civil disobedience.
03-26-20, 07:02 PM
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Views: 9,449
Posted By Retro Grouch

Sometimes the best response is no response.

Sometimes the best response is no response.
03-26-20, 05:41 PM
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Views: 9,449
Posted By tgenec86

No cars, no stop... Been doing it all my life,...

No cars, no stop... Been doing it all my life, don't plan on stopping. But I look three times to be absolutely sure. Some bad choices don't get do-overs. As far as self-righteous drivers,...
03-26-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,449
Posted By caloso

Yes, you committed a traffic infraction, unless...

Yes, you committed a traffic infraction, unless you live in Idaho. But unless the person wore a badge and the car had lights and a siren, I wouldn't even respond. Smile and wave, boys. Smile and...
03-26-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,449
Posted By hrdknox1

Yelling from the passenger seat

I am very cautious when riding, and predominantly obey traffic rules. The other day on my way back from a 50 miler I was at cruising speed and didn't stop at a stop sign. It was at a 4 way stop...
03-24-20, 09:29 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

45-miler in the escondido/lake wohlford area....

45-miler in the escondido/lake wohlford area. pavement at the bottom of lake wohlford (first half mile) is pretty wretched. ascending it is doable but i'd be really
really careful on that last part...
03-22-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 118,526
Posted By ooga-booga

63-miler from metro sd down to national city, up...

63-miler from metro sd down to national city, up to lemon grove and continued ups to la/jah mesa and santee, then west to san carlos/del cerro/college area before settling in
around talmadge,...
03-18-20, 07:57 AM
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Views: 16,049
Posted By Milton Keynes

The masks only help prevent spread of the disease...

The masks only help prevent spread of the disease when infected people wear them, so when they cough or sneeze they don't spray infected spit/snot droplets everywhere. They do not help a healthy...
03-17-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,049
Posted By mtb_addict

This is a new virus. Much we still dont...

This is a new virus. Much we still dont understand. How it transmit. It is too early to say you cannot get it by aerosol or things like that.

Take precaution. Do as much as you can.
03-16-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Brocephus

Riding in the rain and flooded streets was fun,...

Riding in the rain and flooded streets was fun, back when I was a little kid in the 70's, riding a $49 Sears bike. But once old enough to buy my own bikes, from real bike shops, I got where I hate it...
03-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By MilfordJohn

I read an article by a Danish woman who is a...

I read an article by a Danish woman who is a hard-core all-weather cyclist. Her motto was "there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing". For those of us who live in sunny climes riding...
03-16-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Litespud

While I won't head out into the rain, I also...

While I won't head out into the rain, I also won't curtail my planned ride if the rain starts while I'm out. I quite like riding in the rain, as long as it's not too cold - anything above, say, 70F...
03-16-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Lawrence Rhodes

Classic signs of hypothermia

I have suffered this kind of experience while Laser sailing on the SF Bay. A wind breaker and a wool sweater work wonders.
03-16-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Marci

Living in Coastal Oregon, rain is a way of life....

Living in Coastal Oregon, rain is a way of life. So unless it's really raining I ride, heavy drizzle doesn't stop us. The best thing I got was a rain poncho that goes to the knees. To keep it at the...
03-13-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Korina

I like to carry something I call a "bus pass"....

I like to carry something I call a "bus pass". Completely waterproof and I'm warm and comfortable the whole trip. :thumb:
03-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By pdlamb

Warm rain is fun -- at 85F or so, it's free...

Warm rain is fun -- at 85F or so, it's free sweat, so you don't have to concentrate on drinking so much.

Cold rain can be miserable. But properly clothed, it's tolerable, if not pleasurable. I...
03-13-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Notso_fastLane

This is why proper gear is important. It need not...

This is why proper gear is important. It need not be expensive, but it needs to be appropriate. I lived and commuted in Seattle for 3 years. There were very few days I didn't ride my bike to work,...
03-13-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not going to look it up now, but wet people...

I'm not going to look it up now, but wet people have died from hypothermia at amazingly warm air temperatures just from the effects of wind and that's without the added airflow of bicycling.
03-13-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By Miele Man

It's hard to believe but you can get hypothermia...

It's hard to believe but you can get hypothermia even in summer if the rain is very cold. The first sign of hypothermia is uncontrollable shivering. When the shivering stops and you're still out in...
03-13-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By indyfabz

Been there. Done that. During a tour I got caught...

Been there. Done that. During a tour I got caught at 7,800 feet with a crappy rain shell. (I got a case of weight weenie fever when packing the day before I left for the trip.) Started to rain...
11-12-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,907
Posted By wipekitty

I like to tell the MTB fans who will not ride on...

I like to tell the MTB fans who will not ride on roads: "You can't sue the trees!" :D
07-18-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 118,526
Posted By Beachgrad05

Rode a metric on Monday for a shake ...

Rode a metric on Monday for a shake
https://strava.app.link/vTEqkfeMqY
...
06-22-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 118,526
Posted By Nachoman

Mt. Soledad. Twice.

Mt. Soledad. Twice.
05-22-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 118,526
Posted By DrIsotope

Left the house at just the right time, got home...

Left the house at just the right time, got home at just the right time-- I rained most through the night and up until around 8am. When I rolled out at about 8:20, there was a little cloudbreak, and...
05-22-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 118,526
Posted By Nooner

I Rode the Pacific Electric trail from Claremont...

I Rode the Pacific Electric trail from Claremont to Fontana and back, just under forty miles.
A strong tailwind going east, and a pain in the butt headwind returning west.
Not very fond of windy...
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