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05-14-21, 05:34 PM
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Posted By TakingMyTime

27 miles with a couple of friends at a nice easy...

27 miles with a couple of friends at a nice easy pace. We left from Vista Point at the Newport Back Bay and then rode around Irvine. This was the first time I've been the the Great Park in Irvine,...
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05-14-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 258
Posted By TakingMyTime

The masses have been dumbed down to believe these...

The masses have been dumbed down to believe these are quality, high-end components that will complete your listening experience. I'm always surprised when I speak to my grand kids and ask them about...
05-11-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By TakingMyTime

Just come over to my house. I have all the...

Just come over to my house. I have all the correct wrenches to adjust anything and I've always enjoyed telling people what they're doing wrong. :)
05-10-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Starting over again

Well, I finally got out and did a short 14 miles on the SGRT. I haven't been posting lately because I had re-injured my ribs on April 1st. This time it wasn't on my bike but an injury in the home. ...
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 449
Posted By TakingMyTime

I remember being around 45 years old and a little...

I remember being around 45 years old and a little cutie in the gym walks over to grab some weights that are near me and says.... "Excuse me Sir, are you using these?",. I died a little inside that...
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By TakingMyTime

It looks like it's all there, but I could use...

It looks like it's all there, but I could use some more pics. From the pics it looks like more patina than rust... $60 - $75
04-01-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

30 miles from the mouth of the SART and then...

30 miles from the mouth of the SART and then through Newport and a little bit of Irvine. I felt really weak today. I felt as if I hadn't eaten in a day. Had a banana half way through the ride and...
03-30-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,332
Posted By TakingMyTime

I got a response to my email...."The Mark Bixby...

I got a response to my email...."The Mark Bixby memorial bike and pedestrian path is not yet open. Bridge builders are still using it for access for some finalization projects on the bridge’s main...
03-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

^^ Glad to hear you're ok. Passing out is not a...

^^ Glad to hear you're ok. Passing out is not a good sign. Sounds like a case of heat exhaustion (rapid pulse etc). Good thing you were able to stop and take care of yourself the best you could....
03-27-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another generic 27 miles down to the Queen Mary...

Another generic 27 miles down to the Queen Mary and back.

I'm about ready to break out of my rut. The wife and I have been hiking a lot this month and when I got on the bike I couldn't believe...
03-22-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can't speak for everyone here but I not only...

I can't speak for everyone here but I not only look forward to your ride reports, but your comments, route suggestions and knowledge of some obscure roads and areas has been invaluable to me. Just...
03-21-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

I hate wind

I hate wind
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Posted By TakingMyTime

That is a beautiful bike. Although the size is...

That is a beautiful bike. Although the size is going to limit the amount of people looking at it.... you find the right person and I don't see you having too much of a problem getting $1000 for it.
03-18-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Since the last several rides have basically been...

Since the last several rides have basically been a handful of my generic routes I haven't posted much. Not that many miles either so mentioning them sometimes seems a little unnecessary. The...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By TakingMyTime

Well, I still have to call another number....

Well, I still have to call another number. Although I did get through I was told the department that would handle my request could be only reached at another number... here we go again.


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Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 11:55 AM
03-08-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,513
Posted By TakingMyTime

I know what you mean. The most I ever really...

I know what you mean. The most I ever really mention to them is something like "You know, I rode my bike 30 miles this morning" or something about my weekly or monthly mileage. I think if I tried...
03-07-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Friday: Headed out from Bolsa Chica area to the...

Friday: Headed out from Bolsa Chica area to the SART and then North to the Amtrak station in Anaheim. Although it was 42 mile round trip, up until then my max ride this years has been 30 miles. ...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,455
Posted By TakingMyTime

One of the biggest things we enjoyed was the...

One of the biggest things we enjoyed was the absence of the commute. Hers was about 40 minutes each way. Also, with her line of work there was no need to video conference. When working from home my...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,455
Posted By TakingMyTime

I believe one major issue is being able to have a...

I believe one major issue is being able to have a dedicated space in your home or apartment where you can work and not be distracted. Tele-Work will probably have a much better feeling to it once...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,455
Posted By TakingMyTime

Last February my wife's employer gave her the...

Last February my wife's employer gave her the option to work from home. Unfortunately, they furloughed, and then terminated her 2 months later. She was in their Accounts Payable department and...
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,295
Posted By TakingMyTime

Back when I was in my early 20's and drinking...

Back when I was in my early 20's and drinking more than I should I decided one New Years eve that I wouldn't drink for the month of January. Back then that was a huge deal. I continued doing that...
03-01-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,090
Posted By TakingMyTime

Storck

Storck
02-27-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Since the last several rides have been pretty...

Since the last several rides have been pretty standard for me I didn't bother writing down each day what I did. Unfortunately, this month's mileage wasn't that big.

in other news...
Today the...
02-22-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

24 miles North on the SGRT from El Dorado Park....

24 miles North on the SGRT from El Dorado Park. We were going to go farther but I didn't sleep well the night before and I felt drained for all 24 miles of it. Plus, it had been a week since I had...
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,926
Posted By TakingMyTime

I know exactly how you feel. Motivation can...

I know exactly how you feel. Motivation can sometimes be a tough one. I wish I had an answer for you.
02-17-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Don't be so sure of yourself. That ride would...

Don't be so sure of yourself. That ride would have probably killed me. Sounds like an awesome ride and you finished. No matter what or how you feel about your ride, everyone's welcome to post it...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,899
Posted By TakingMyTime

Take some real nice pictures of your property...

Take some real nice pictures of your property while the snow is fresh. They would look great hanging on the walls and reflect upon them when it's 120 outside.
02-12-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,833
Posted By TakingMyTime

I totally understand what you're saying. I have...

I totally understand what you're saying. I have a couple of rides that I would like to do this summer i.e. GMR etc and I'm sure my preparations will change. But for me, 98% of what I do will always...
02-11-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,833
Posted By TakingMyTime

If it's going to be less than 3 hours on the road...

If it's going to be less than 3 hours on the road I'll just take plain water with a snack or two in my bag. I've tried a couple of different potions, Gatorade and Water mix, some kind of carbo laden...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By TakingMyTime

It seems like the gravitas of being in the hall...

It seems like the gravitas of being in the hall of fame becomes more diluted each year. It's one thing to be a liked and favorite band of one's time but to hold a title as being in the hall of fame...
02-09-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

36 miles with a couple of friends. Started in...

36 miles with a couple of friends. Started in HB, rode down the Newport Beach peninsula and took the ferry to Balboa Island and then a trip around the Newport Back Bay. We returned the way we came,...
02-05-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Nothing to brag about, 18 miles up the SGRT and...

Nothing to brag about, 18 miles up the SGRT and today I'm meeting with a couple of friends and we'll ride to the Queen Mary. That usually ends up being about 24 miles. It's all flat, just how I...
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01-31-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By TakingMyTime

We got the place. The girl called today and said...

We got the place. The girl called today and said that we can have it and that "you have VERY good credit".
01-30-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 145,280
Posted By TakingMyTime

Yep, you definitely don't see many of them. ...

Yep, you definitely don't see many of them. Riding here in So Call you see almost everything, but a Storck is more on the rare side. Beautiful bike.
01-30-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

20 mile round trip up the SGRT. Finally getting...

20 mile round trip up the SGRT. Finally getting some miles in. I got 242 miles logged so far this month which I'm very thankful for.
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 996
Posted By TakingMyTime

Not as often as I'd like. Maybe 4-5 times a year.

Not as often as I'd like. Maybe 4-5 times a year.
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,420
Posted By TakingMyTime

I haven't bothered to read through all the posts...

I haven't bothered to read through all the posts so I'm not sure which way this thread is going, but...

I've lived in SoCal 66 years. If there's an area you don't like you can pretty much find...
Forum: Foo
01-29-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By TakingMyTime

Application to Rent

We're currently trying to rent an apartment for our daughter. She's grown but kind of a mess. Anyway, the back story to all of this isn't that important.

What is killing me is all the hoops you...
01-12-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another 30 miles loop up the SGRT. It was really...

Another 30 miles loop up the SGRT. It was really empty today. I went with a friend and just chatted the whole way. Just trying to get some saddle time in before the weather changes.

It looks like...
01-11-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

So fart this month I'm at about 109 miles. No...

So fart this month I'm at about 109 miles. No spectacular rides, just getting back in the saddle after my accident in July. I'm finally comfortable riding again and as long as this nice weather...
12-29-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By TakingMyTime

It would be hard to imagine anything more...

It would be hard to imagine anything more horrifying happening to you. What a horror story.

I've done a couple of searches but cannot find anything substantial about the murderer. He was...
12-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By TakingMyTime

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to the gang on the SoCal forum!
Forum: Foo
12-19-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By TakingMyTime

Hey, at least it can't get any worse... right?

Hey, at least it can't get any worse... right?
Forum: Foo
12-19-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 955
Posted By TakingMyTime

Personally, I would do what I could to either...

Personally, I would do what I could to either return it to the carrier (who would know where it came from) and let them know that the addressee does not live they anymore. It also seems rather...
12-17-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another quick 20 miles today. I'm trying to work...

Another quick 20 miles today. I'm trying to work out some Garmin 520 issues. I'm even copying Garmin in on my rides so they can figure out what's wrong with my unit. My main complaint is that all...
12-16-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,437
Posted By TakingMyTime

Maybe it's just a personal thing, but I never...

Maybe it's just a personal thing, but I never ride at night. I can't speak to the point of a group ride is safer than solo, but I can definitely confirm that virtually every one of my close...
12-15-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another 20 milers down to Bolsa Chica. I hope...

Another 20 milers down to Bolsa Chica. I hope this weather holds up. Beautiful day.
12-12-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 82,830
Posted By TakingMyTime

Did a 25 mile loop down to the Queen Mary with a...

Did a 25 mile loop down to the Queen Mary with a friend. Starting to increase the mileage.
12-10-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,802
Posted By TakingMyTime

Not wanting to get vaccinated?

Maybe there's already been a thread covering this, but I'm really surprised by the reporting I'm seeing saying how many people would not want to take the vaccine. Personally, I'd get in line right...
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