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01-10-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,567
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannondale ...

Cannondale
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FSI
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01-08-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,635
Posted By Bendopolo

Knees

I find my legs going thru stages of growth. Muscles get stronger, run out of air. Build up your air and now your knees hurt. Ligaments seem to take the longest to strengthen. Knees get stronger and...
01-02-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 79,463
Posted By Bendopolo

Waterfall ride

I did a 32 mile “Waterfall Ride”. A looping, road, bike path, dirt road, single track ride to a small waterfall in Santiago Oaks Park. I bring a sandwich bag and feed the fish and turtles. Very Zen,
12-28-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,298
Posted By Bendopolo

Bugs

A Bee flew into the space between my eye and eyeglasses. Was knocking around on my eyeball and glass. I slung those glasses off and they landed safe hanging on a stick in the brush. No sting!
12-27-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 906
Posted By Bendopolo

The wind is my friend, the wind is my friend....

The wind is my friend, the wind is my friend....
12-26-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,912
Posted By Bendopolo

Neck bike

I have a similar problem. I settled on a Cannondale FSI II mountain bike running 29 x 1 1/2 Schwalbe Marathon Supreme tires. I was going to switch handlebars but am fully comfortable with what I have...
12-20-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,650
Posted By Bendopolo

Karen

Came across my first “Karen” today on the Santa Ana River Bike Trail just South of Weir Canyon. Trail was Sunday busy and she was walking down the middle of the trail, a 3 and 5 year old running...
11-26-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 44,177
Posted By Bendopolo

2017 Cannondale FSI

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Great Cross-country ride. Fast, agile, fun to flog!...
11-17-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 123,797
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannondale FSI

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11-05-20, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 79,463
Posted By Bendopolo

End of La Palma.

I did an early morning “end of La Palma run”. Moonscape out there, still fuming out of deep root fumaroles.
Lately it’s been either a 30.5 mile ride with lots of bonus hills out to the end La...
09-27-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 144,666
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannondale FSII

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09-02-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,586
Posted By Bendopolo

Setiously misunderstood

[my Point being if you are not massive enough to take the hit, and most of us are not, than get out of the way. I do. No fun getting pummeled to prove your point. Maybe I mistated my feeling on this....
09-01-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,586
Posted By Bendopolo

Two guys side by side

Bulk up...or get out of the way. Law of the jungle. I also give cars a wide berth, right or wrong they don’t feel a thing
08-26-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Bendopolo

General cycling discussion

I posted in “ what was your longest ride”. I put on a picture, but four popped up. Three were completely unrelated to my post. Quite obvious. I tried to edit them out but couldn’t figure it out....
08-26-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,364
Posted By Bendopolo

Longest ride

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08-13-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bendopolo

Sart

Never has to happen in the first place. A complete breakdown of the law aided by the ACLU and the lawyers that feed off the government freely. Not just my take.....this was always our bike trail,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-18, 01:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bendopolo

Much adu about ....

Everyone should ride a single speed for their first year. You learn a lot about the intricacies of riding a bike. A lot of planning involved. Speeding up so you can make it over a hill, relaxing on...
07-31-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,273
Posted By Bendopolo

E motorcycle

The https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/580x435/a81fdf02_9aa5_410f_90c3_84b107e49e80_fafce2d2b916af80bcdd0f60bb3e2c82e767151c.jpeg$3500. Comes with fake( non functional) pedals so...
07-26-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,249
Posted By Bendopolo

Say what?

Looks like he is in a spot of bother...
Time to spin them
He is deep in the well
Looks like the road doesn’t matter
07-20-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,304
Posted By Bendopolo

Bells

Seems like all my bells eventually break. Now I just say “Ding Ding” , if they are really dumb I say “Ding Ding Ding-a-Ling”!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,047
Posted By Bendopolo

Passing

i fly by everybody, except those that fly by me😅. I applaud them!
06-17-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 12,868
Posted By Bendopolo

Metric Century

i just call that a “ride”.
06-11-18, 06:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,712
Posted By Bendopolo

Wheelsuckers

Wheelsucking for a moments rest is ok. It is up to you to stay aware of your surroudings. This is for your own good.Your wheelsucker is probably too out of breathing introduce him/herself. I always...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Bendopolo

Which bike

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Take the bike you love to ride. Put her thru her...
06-04-18, 10:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,335
Posted By Bendopolo

800% better windflow

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05-27-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,822
Posted By Bendopolo

Water

Anybody else just throw a couple of bottles in your jersey pockets on a hot day ? Over 90 degrees and I have two on the bike, one in each pocket on my shorts and three on my back. These are all throw...
05-23-18, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,119
Posted By Bendopolo

Cool air, dance a little, get up offa dat seat,...

Cool air, dance a little, get up offa dat seat, hopefully accelerate, then get back to the grind....
05-21-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,644
Posted By Bendopolo

Ues

My Cannondale FSI 2. Awesome. Wicked fast on the street and off-road...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,448
Posted By Bendopolo

Threads

Melt them with a lighter...
05-11-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,440
Posted By Bendopolo

Dog

Lady( always seems to be a lady) saw me coming down a single track for a hundred yards. Although she had twenty chances to avoid it, she pulled her dog onto a wooden bridge right in front of me. I...
Forum: Touring
05-07-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,417
Posted By Bendopolo

Rides

Why not just rent an E-bike and go for a motorbike ride with your friends. It is in-expensive to do once in a while. With your ligit “real Rider” legs you can still dust them at will. Most of the...
05-05-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,823
Posted By Bendopolo

Maybe. I’m sure you have seen a young driver with...

Maybe. I’m sure you have seen a young driver with his/her head down texting, sitting on the middle of the street. I have many times. Consequently, I took my 89 year old Dads keys away after a 90 mph...
05-05-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,823
Posted By Bendopolo

About time you joined the club !

93 year old lady, 16 year old kid. It doesn’t matter, cars hurt. I was mirrored by a truck and my helmet was yanked right off my head. I went ene over end. Laying on the street I saw my helmet was...
04-28-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,486
Posted By Bendopolo

Titanium cruiser

see budnitzbicycles.com
04-23-18, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Bendopolo

Unicycles

Didn’t see any of those mythical beasts...perhaps because it was Sunday.
04-23-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,132
Posted By Bendopolo

Flying over the bars

Its called “ doing the Superman”...
04-22-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Bendopolo

Ciclavia

I had a really good time. Had to go up a few allys to avoid “walk your bike” zones. Shot up Mountain ave. to Baldy Mountain Restaurant for a Guacamole Burger and a nice frothy beer. Great, wind in...
04-21-18, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Bendopolo

Ciclavia

Always good for a laugh. This one is Sunday the 22nd. San Dimas to Claremont.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-18, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By Bendopolo

Pedal

One foot in front of the other,
...over and over, in a circle.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,440
Posted By Bendopolo

Downhill

I just will it.... I think.
Note: I was wrong. I switched bikes with my buddy on a downhill run and he passed me right by. I’m giving special mention to my Schwalbe Marathon + tires. They are great...
03-13-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,971
Posted By Bendopolo

Snow

Go for a hike. Great cross training. Great exercise, and you really get to see the land. I am amazed at how far I travel sometimes, almost a bike ride. I use a couple of shock absorber ski poles for...
03-08-18, 10:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,101
Posted By Bendopolo

Drilllium...

Drilllium...
03-08-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannon

More like, suck down whole bottle of water, start breathing deep and holding it for two seconds. Exhale completely. Repeat. Keep cadence at 40. If it drops you are done. Race up those climbs, telling...
03-07-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By Bendopolo

Mia

Damn they forgot the right side again....still works though.
03-07-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By Bendopolo

Cannondale FSI 2

Picked up my green monster from REI Tustin. Ended up costing me $299 after store credit.
Moving up from aluminum frame and wheels to carbon fiber is a lesson in plush. Bike fit like a glove after...
03-04-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,481
Posted By Bendopolo

Monday! 3/5

Getting measured as my bike is being built. Worth taking the day off from work. Build takes an hour and a half including the few tweaks that are certain to happen. Have to decide which bars to use...
02-24-18, 08:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,420
Posted By Bendopolo

Riding uphill

No drugs.i ride uphill and it is hard. Why. Why can’t I just jackhammer along like on level ground. Physicists have not discovered the Graviton. I learned about that 40 years ago. They found the...
02-23-18, 12:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,420
Posted By Bendopolo

Gravity

Really, gravity is only the description of the effects of Maas on Space. In effect, the effort you feel riding up a hill is caused by time slowing down as you get further from the center of mass....
02-18-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,064
Posted By Bendopolo

Fix

Just throw money at it. Seems to be a common thread. Why is this my fault? I’ve worked my entire life. Gone thru the divorce and lost it all phase. Now I made it back and have retired. The whole time...
Forum: Foo
02-04-18, 10:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,173
Posted By Bendopolo

Ice cream man

Dave’s got something for you
I’m your ice cream man
Stop me when I’m passing by
I’ve got all your flavors
Dixie cups and push ups too...
Guaranteeeeeeeed to satisfy!
How can ya not smile at...
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