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11-21-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 745
Posted By locolobo13

Riding thru residential areas I rarely notice...

Riding thru residential areas I rarely notice intersections without stop signs. It's the same with good drivers. It's hard to not notice the bad drivers. Which is good for our survival.
Forum: Commuting
11-17-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 290,712
Posted By locolobo13

Middle of the street in Sunnyslope

http://i.imgur.com/GaNb01bl.jpg (https://imgur.com/GaNb01b)
Put it on the wall in case the kid came looking for it. On second thought..
11-14-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Friday morning

Rode about 30 mi

Glendale Heroes Regional Park
http://i.imgur.com/k89XStbl.jpg (https://imgur.com/k89XStb)

Glendale Municipal Airport
http://i.imgur.com/FtjJO2Hl.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By locolobo13

Google says mostly flat, 27 ft. The only climb...

Google says mostly flat, 27 ft. The only climb that registers is crossing the tracks. Feels like 4-5 ft.
11-09-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Scatter Wash http://i.imgur.com/VeVvcH4l.jpg...

Scatter Wash
http://i.imgur.com/VeVvcH4l.jpg (https://imgur.com/VeVvcH4)

http://i.imgur.com/4founcMl.jpg (https://imgur.com/4founcM)

Skunk Creek Trail
http://i.imgur.com/Cq1RXzJl.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By locolobo13

When my job first moved to our current location I...

When my job first moved to our current location I tried the light rail. Then tried park and ride in for a week. The bottom line, light rail cost me more than an hour a day, saved me about $1. ...
11-05-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Tempe Town Lake http://i.imgur.com/UGfJju1l.jpg...

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/UGfJju1l.jpg (https://imgur.com/UGfJju1)

Rio Salado Pathway
http://i.imgur.com/iDsHUKHl.jpg (https://imgur.com/iDsHUKH)

Detour to left...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 9,798
Posted By locolobo13

Pleasantly surprised by a tailwind this morning....

Pleasantly surprised by a tailwind this morning. :)
11-02-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 616
Posted By locolobo13

Yes. But my experience probably won't help you.....

Yes. But my experience probably won't help you.. Way back in the 70s somebody said I should try "ankling". Not sure if I did it wrong, too much, too little or what. But my ankles started hurting....
11-02-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,078
Posted By locolobo13

Ride as much as I want to ...

Ride as much as I want to
http://i.imgur.com/ZWG8r3ul.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZWG8r3u)
11-02-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 24,442
Posted By locolobo13

In 1968, the very first Sunday, I couldn't ride...

In 1968, the very first Sunday, I couldn't ride my bike. The other kids could. We were only delivering 30-50 papers. Had to walk my bike more than half the route before I could get on it.
10-26-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Lucky find

Saturday I went for a 30ish miler. On the way home I got lucky.
http://i.imgur.com/Nxevg3ul.jpg (https://imgur.com/Nxevg3u)

http://i.imgur.com/REWyBJBl.jpg (https://imgur.com/REWyBJB)
...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 9,798
Posted By locolobo13

It's cold here in the mornings. Getting down to...

It's cold here in the mornings. Getting down to 60F!
10-20-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Rode the Grand Canal to Tempe Town Lake Saturday ...

Rode the Grand Canal to Tempe Town Lake Saturday
http://i.imgur.com/JindqBIl.jpg (https://imgur.com/JindqBI)

Beautiful Cloudy Day
http://i.imgur.com/pc8ZNSql.jpg (https://imgur.com/pc8ZNSq)
...
09-22-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Granada Park in Phoenix

http://i.imgur.com/ucfJHm7l.jpg (https://imgur.com/ucfJHm7)
Forum: Commuting
09-19-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,542
Views: 290,712
Posted By locolobo13

Found a quarter this morning. Woohoo! I'm rich!

Found a quarter this morning. Woohoo! I'm rich!
Forum: Commuting
09-02-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By locolobo13

Reminds me of a 3-spd english racer I had as a...

Reminds me of a 3-spd english racer I had as a kid.
08-18-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Cave Creek Wash Trail ...

Cave Creek Wash Trail
http://i.imgur.com/Fd6zmcSl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Fd6zmcS)

Cave Tributary Trail - walked this short section
http://i.imgur.com/uXhlTjrl.jpg (https://imgur.com/uXhlTjr)
...
08-15-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,020
Posted By locolobo13

Commute ~ 4 times/wk, 11-14 mi round trip One...

Commute ~ 4 times/wk, 11-14 mi round trip
One day a wk I go for 10-15 mi after work to explore the area near work
On one of my days off I will ride 25-60 mi.
One day off the bike

This time of...
08-12-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,197
Posted By locolobo13

Currently this year, I'm averaging just under 100...

Currently this year, I'm averaging just under 100 miles per week. The last several years have been slightly over 100. But I'm feeling my age this year.
08-08-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Yesterday

http://i.imgur.com/JhsO0jvl.jpg (https://imgur.com/JhsO0jv)

Had to backtrack around this one
http://i.imgur.com/wkfi3zol.jpg (https://imgur.com/wkfi3zo)

http://i.imgur.com/RSbzspvl.jpg...
08-02-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Tres Rios Wetlands

http://i.imgur.com/BcZ9lLIl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BcZ9lLI)

http://i.imgur.com/YwhrPRUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/YwhrPRU)

http://i.imgur.com/lqSGJUUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/lqSGJUU)
...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 822
Posted By locolobo13

I still use motor oil. Works fine. Nothing I've...

I still use motor oil. Works fine. Nothing I've tried seems to effect the performance or longevity of the chain. Just clean and lube periodically.
07-11-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Saturday Afternoon

Hot. Think it hit 112F. But cool in the sense that there was stuff to "shoot".
http://i.imgur.com/jBDyuebl.jpg (https://imgur.com/jBDyueb)

http://i.imgur.com/f7gQjjOl.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
Posted By locolobo13

On the way home when I got time. In the morning...

On the way home when I got time. In the morning the only thought in my mind is coffee..
07-06-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Along the Grand Canal ...

Along the Grand Canal
http://i.imgur.com/fvalabdl.jpg (https://imgur.com/fvalabd)

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/MQ6acRdl.jpg (https://imgur.com/MQ6acRd)

The Phoenix Zoo from Papago Park...
07-05-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,599
Posted By locolobo13

My LBS usually gives c: a rudimentary fitting and...

My LBS usually gives c: a rudimentary fitting and a free 90 day adjustment. I've never spent more than $600 on a bike.
06-30-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,875
Posted By locolobo13

Whatever the color of the bike I'm riding.

Whatever the color of the bike I'm riding.
06-30-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,210
Posted By locolobo13

Years ago I would carry my 9 iron to the driving...

Years ago I would carry my 9 iron to the driving range at lunch. 2 mi away in traffic. Don't remember exactly. Nothing fancy. Think I just laid it across the handlebars and grasped both the iron...
06-29-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,905
Posted By locolobo13

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/drinking...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/drinking-coffee-in-moderation-linked-to-lower-mortality-risk#Takeaways-and-continued-research

No pay here. Looks similar.
06-29-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,049
Posted By locolobo13

Our sense of humor is funny. Pun intended. ...

Our sense of humor is funny. Pun intended. About 10 yrs ago, travelling with work, I purchased an $80 bike at the big box store. Way cheaper then a rental bike. Their mechanic and I checked it...
06-28-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Telegraph Pass in South Mountain Park

Every fourth Sunday the park has "Silent Sunday". They close most of the roads to auto traffic. I rode to Telegraph Pass, then hiked a quarter mile to the National Trail Lookout above the pass....
06-28-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,997
Posted By locolobo13

50 miles/day, doesn't say how many days. 50...

50 miles/day, doesn't say how many days. 50 miles 3 days a week would still be impressive to me.
06-25-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Ride Last Weekend

Taking shelter from a sprinkle along the Grand Canal
http://i.imgur.com/cJvPWEml.jpg (https://imgur.com/cJvPWEm)

Tempe Town Lake
http://i.imgur.com/bwCJLjzl.jpg (https://imgur.com/bwCJLjz)
...
Forum: Commuting
06-22-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 9,798
Posted By locolobo13

A bug flew in my mouth! Felt like it it hit my...

A bug flew in my mouth! Felt like it it hit my tooth, landed on the back of my tongue. Spit it out in a hurry for fear it was a bee.

Guess that's what I get for having my mouth open next to a...
06-20-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Cool! My shot was seconds before he took off. ...

Cool! My shot was seconds before he took off. They've usually been camera shy when I'm trying to get a pic.
06-15-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,236
Posted By locolobo13

In Minneapolis for week I rode in subfreezing...

In Minneapolis for week I rode in subfreezing temps. Can't remember but probably 20-25F. It was just a short morning ride, 4-5 miles, before the workshop started each morning.

Things will have...
06-09-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Thanks. Not sure about the Hueys. Sometimes I...

Thanks. Not sure about the Hueys. Sometimes I see choppers flying around town that could be a Huey. But can't tell for sure.
06-08-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

New River Trail

http://i.imgur.com/BjqPjSUl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BjqPjSU)

Quail really don't like to fly
http://i.imgur.com/nWb2aBJl.jpg (https://imgur.com/nWb2aBJ)

Cholla in Bloom...
06-07-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By locolobo13

In the 60s, early 70s we just leaned our bikes...

In the 60s, early 70s we just leaned our bikes against a tree. Uncovered. By the mid 70s bike theft became a problem. So we locked them to the tree.

In the 80s living in an apartment the bike...
06-06-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,197
Posted By locolobo13

This. Or as Harry Callahan said, "You gotta know...

This. Or as Harry Callahan said, "You gotta know your limitations."

I've pushed too far both on and off the bike. Fortunately, riding mostly in a metro area there's usually a convenience store...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By locolobo13

No. I think the rack is acting like a spring on...

No. I think the rack is acting like a spring on the frame pushing it in. The wheel comes out easy enough.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By locolobo13

My experience is a little different. Bought a...

My experience is a little different. Bought a rear rack, installed from the LBS. No probs, like it.. When the rear wheel is off the rack pulls or pushes, I forget which, the frame open/closed a...
06-02-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

They left the derailleur and chain. Oddly enough...

They left the derailleur and chain. Oddly enough the brakes were missing.
06-02-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Pix from Memorial Day Ride

Roadrunner along the Rio Salado Pathway
http://i.imgur.com/VWY0ONbl.jpg (https://imgur.com/VWY0ONb)

Sky Harbor Airport
http://i.imgur.com/Ea0ljDBl.jpg (https://imgur.com/Ea0ljDB)

Crossing the...
06-01-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,398
Posted By locolobo13

Congrats. That is good work!

Congrats. That is good work!
05-31-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Rode to South Mountain and back last week. On the...

Rode to South Mountain and back last week. On the way..
http://i.imgur.com/5075DQyl.jpg (https://imgur.com/5075DQy)

Part of South Mountain Park
http://i.imgur.com/P4oHuGml.jpg...
05-31-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 852,759
Posted By locolobo13

Trek Marlin 5 my main ride ...

Trek Marlin 5 my main ride
http://i.imgur.com/ZzyLZzEl.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZzyLZzE)

Trek FX 7.1 my spare bike
http://i.imgur.com/6QkkVDll.jpg (https://imgur.com/6QkkVDl)

Both are great to...
05-27-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,704
Views: 726,483
Posted By locolobo13

Rio Salado Pathway

Blocked
http://i.imgur.com/vdsUqUhl.jpg (https://imgur.com/vdsUqUh)

Lucky find.
http://i.imgur.com/mpSKSvIl.jpg (https://imgur.com/mpSKSvI)

101 202 interchange...
05-23-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By locolobo13

:thumb:

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