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08-14-13, 09:44 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

Yes, keep your mind open and keep in mind that...

Yes, keep your mind open and keep in mind that the more southern sections of SoCal will sometimes have better weather than the more northern parts of SoCal depending on what time of year you ride.
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08-14-13, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

There is a section coming down from Big Bear...

There is a section coming down from Big Bear called Damnation Alley. To the eye it looks flat but it is actually a 5.5% grade. I did 29 for about 4 miles solo. I would swear it was flat though. I...
08-14-13, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

Ah OK! I didn't pick up on that. In that case I...

Ah OK! I didn't pick up on that. In that case I can totally understand your point. I'd buy a last year's model without hesitation if the price worked out to be right! :thumb:
08-14-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,873
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Yeah but when you hang around these forums long...

Yeah but when you hang around these forums long enough you see how many riders bought used then got stiffed when the frame broke. "Used" voids the warranties on the frames. Plenty of guys got...
08-14-13, 03:48 PM
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Views: 1,353
Posted By Mr. Beanz

It's a drive from you but the OP asked about...

It's a drive from you but the OP asked about SoCal and Borrego is more SoCal than Ventura. ;)

The traveling would be up to the OP but Palm Springs is 1:30 away and San Diego 2 hours. If the travel...
08-14-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

I know what you mean. We ride GMR and I really...

I know what you mean. We ride GMR and I really don't care to come down. I feel like the ride is over and only come down because I have to ride down. If I had my way, I'd have somebody pick me up at...
08-14-13, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

:eek:......:D

:eek:......:D
08-14-13, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

Doh! Didn't think of that one, OK you got me! :D

Doh! Didn't think of that one, OK you got me! :D
08-14-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 974
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I use the aero tech designs shorts. The century...

I use the aero tech designs shorts. The century short is nice thicker fabric and the chamois is pretty comfortable.

The top shelf short is $10 less, chamois feels just as good or maybe better than...
08-14-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

+1.....Years ago, maybe 97 we had a pretty long...

+1.....Years ago, maybe 97 we had a pretty long rainy season (seriously for us here in So Ca. :D).

I had actually bought a trainer for Gina as she was going to use it (never happened :p). I did...
08-14-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,873
Posted By Mr. Beanz

http://www.wiggle.com/cinelli-experience-veloce-20...

http://www.wiggle.com/cinelli-experience-veloce-2013/

$1200 **********??? :eek:


Might as well go on line and get a brand new 2013 for $942. ;)
08-14-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Yeah, that sucks, I wouldn't do it if I had ore...

Yeah, that sucks, I wouldn't do it if I had ore than a few trainer rides.

I remember my highest year I did 7300 miles. Plenty of it was on GMR riding 5000-7000 miles training for a ride. Some...
08-14-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,453
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I say stops depends on what you are trying to...

I say stops depends on what you are trying to accomplish. I've done fun organized rides where I stop at every stop and hang out with partners for 20 minutes every 20 miles. Then I have done centuries...
08-14-13, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

You know there is an option that allows you to...

You know there is an option that allows you to count trainer miles to your total mileage? ;)

I myself would not count trainer miles but if I wanted to do so, I would probably take the trainer time...
08-14-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,453
Posted By Mr. Beanz

One option riding our local mtn road (GMR to the...

One option riding our local mtn road (GMR to the Village) is barely doable with 3 water bottles in the summer and it's only 20 miles. :D
08-14-13, 12:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,353
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I've done Tour Of Borrego a few times. Desert...

I've done Tour Of Borrego a few times. Desert scenery but a much prettier ride than Pam Springs and WAAAAAY less crowded and the roads not as thrashed. To do the longer 80 mile option I believe it...
08-14-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Mr. Beanz

:D........I know a guy that has to be the biggest...

:D........I know a guy that has to be the biggest germaphobe I've ever met. He flatted on a ride and pulled out a pair of surgical gloves to work on his wheel. Wipes down the area where he plans to...
08-14-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,133
Posted By Mr. Beanz

It's actually pretty easy to do 30 mph miles on...

It's actually pretty easy to do 30 mph miles on end. :D

Unless you post proof via Strava or similar. There is a segment on Strava that is flat and a tailwind most times. It is 7.4 miles long,...
08-14-13, 12:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,334
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I think it's meant more like "your right". It's a...

I think it's meant more like "your right". It's a hip phrase used by many younger people. This would be opposite "my bad". :p
08-13-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Yeah, I blow air with my mouth. I say so at 1:15...

Yeah, I blow air with my mouth. I say so at 1:15 into the video. :D

Little things I do that help me get a good install ;)

http://youtu.be/fNuhCzVLEmo
08-13-13, 10:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Everybody cries! :D

Everybody cries! :D
08-13-13, 04:18 PM
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Views: 647
Posted By Mr. Beanz

What model of helmets are you using? A year seems...

What model of helmets are you using? A year seems awful fast to fade.
08-12-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,334
Posted By Mr. Beanz

When I started cycling about 17 years ago the...

When I started cycling about 17 years ago the price of a Continental GP (their best then) was about $35. Now I can get them on line for $36 so I'm pretty happy about that. So happy I buy 4 at a time...
08-12-13, 11:05 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

I had a hybrid and wish I had never gotten rid of...

I had a hybrid and wish I had never gotten rid of it. There are times I would just like to poke around the hood without having to get suited up etc.

As far as hybrids not being fast, I say maybe...
08-12-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

8 miles 1200 ft , WHERE? :D Our GMR is 8...

8 miles 1200 ft , WHERE? :D

Our GMR is 8 miles 2350 ft. I really don't look at the grade much on this ride, only the 10-11% section so I can make Gina happy with the news, but it's over so...
08-12-13, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

I guess I'm lucky in that way, I don't look much...

I guess I'm lucky in that way, I don't look much at my computer while riding. I don't watch my speed, time etc, only grade when it feels tough. :D
08-12-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I could have used it on Breathless Agony a few...

I could have used it on Breathless Agony a few years ago. I felt like quitting when I was on Damnation Alley. I looked flat in comparison to the eye of the upcoming mtn road. Turned out to be 7%. If...
08-12-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I know what you mean! This section to Potato Mtn...

I know what you mean! This section to Potato Mtn said it was 26% on a bud's garmin when we rode it. That's when traction really get tricky :D
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08-12-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,129
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Do You like the Gradient Display?

Credit to IBOHUNT's comment in another thread. :D

Well do ya punk? I like it! I have done a couple of climbs in my life but didn't have a Garmin. The times I struggled up a steep section I felt...
08-12-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 9,597
Posted By Mr. Beanz

You have to ask that? Dude, my personality alone...

You have to ask that? Dude, my personality alone is a good reason to keep a smile. :eek:........:roflmao2:

I think she was smiling cause this was the 3rd week in a row we did this rid and she felt...
08-12-13, 02:45 PM
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Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Cool! Linda is a cool chick! :thumb:

Cool! Linda is a cool chick! :thumb:
08-12-13, 12:46 PM
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Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Cool, we just cruise up anyway. :p

Cool, we just cruise up anyway. :p
08-12-13, 12:39 PM
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Views: 1,261
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Gina (my wife) has some junk in the trunk and she...

Gina (my wife) has some junk in the trunk and she loves the Specialized Lady's gel Dolce saddle. She liked it so much she went and bought a second one about a month later and put one on our tandem.
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08-12-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

We're supposed to do GMR again on Sunday (Gina...

We're supposed to do GMR again on Sunday (Gina has plans on Saturday). Bring Linda out, can't say Gina will keep up with her on the climbs but will be cool for Linda to get up there again.:D
08-12-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I did the search and wow, $20-$30 bucks for a...

I did the search and wow, $20-$30 bucks for a little link?:eek: Some don't have the flexibility to hit the correct angles needed.

I've been contemplating the K edge, but still a bit steep at $60...
08-11-13, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,735
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Ha! Gina and I on Rosarito back in 97. We...

Ha! Gina and I on Rosarito back in 97. We finished the 50 miles in 2:50 :D


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l267/gulpxtreme/2.jpg (http://s98.photobucket.com/user/gulpxtreme/media/2.jpg.html)
08-11-13, 06:03 PM
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Posted By Mr. Beanz

Only 117 MTD but got in 6322 ft of climbing so...

Only 117 MTD but got in 6322 ft of climbing so far.:D



http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l267/gulpxtreme/IMG_6838_zps6710c3ef.jpg...
08-11-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Oh wow! I did that once with Hillbasher. I think...

Oh wow! I did that once with Hillbasher. I think we had 7000 ft of gain. Nice ride but I was tired.:D
08-11-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Nope, just trying to get some fitness back. :D

Nope, just trying to get some fitness back. :D
08-11-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I was using the roll bar mount on the handlebars....

I was using the roll bar mount on the handlebars. It's like the handlebar mount but larger. I've read many reviews on the hb mount saying it breaks easily. Roll bar mount is larger and not as...
08-11-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 384,399
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Ha ha thanks guys! I did load a separate video on...

Ha ha thanks guys! I did load a separate video on yt. I figure it will get plenty of views there over time but I didn't think of submitting it to GO Pro. That's an idea worth taking a look! :thumb:
08-11-13, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Thanks! A bit risky but added a little flavor. :D

Thanks! A bit risky but added a little flavor. :D
08-10-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Thanks! That will come with more climbing...

Thanks!
That will come with more climbing experience. The more fit you get, the better everything climbing related gets. :D
08-10-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Well Gary, I will say they are tough recorders!...

Well Gary, I will say they are tough recorders! My Go pro tabs on the mounting link snapped on today's ride while descending GMR (mountain rd) at 30 MPH, Case is banged up and scratched a bit but...
08-10-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Yeah it sure was! Last two weeks about the same...

Yeah it sure was! Last two weeks about the same up there. I mentioned CL to Gina today while we were up there. She's a little worried about that one since it's a little harder than GMR. :D
08-10-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Thanks! :D FTR, I used to use a tether on...

Thanks! :D

FTR, I used to use a tether on the GP and stopped figuring , what could happen. Now I know, back to the tether.:D
08-10-13, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

https://plus.google.com/100081547022059499665/abou...

https://plus.google.com/100081547022059499665/about?gl=us&hl=en

Country BBQ Ribs and Chicken, Alosta near Citrus. $5.99 for ribs, chicken, roll, rice and cole slaw. Tasty and cheap.:D
08-10-13, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

I was using a tether but stopped figuring what...

I was using a tether but stopped figuring what could happen. Now I know :D
08-10-13, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,172
Views: 384,399
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Gina and I on GMR with Herb & Alyce. Gina looked...

Gina and I on GMR with Herb & Alyce. Gina looked even better this time on the climb.

My Go Pro took a tumble at 30 mph. Stupid tabs on the connector link snapped. Good thing we were on a straight...
08-10-13, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,067
Posted By Mr. Beanz

Almost Lost It on GMR Today!

Gina and I on GMR with Herb & Alyce. Gina looked even better this time on the climb.

My Go Pro took a tumble at 30 mph. Stupid tabs on the connector link snapped. Good thing we were on a straight...
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